MGM in battle to halt proposal for Conn. casino

The developers of a casino in Springfield want to crush a plan by rivals to open a casino across the line in Connecticut.

Many Republican Party leaders fear that a Donald Trump candidacy would hand the White House to Hillary Clinton.

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Republican groups plot to bring down Donald Trump

Republican leaders are worried about long-lasting damage to the party’s image that Trump may cause.

The MBTA said it would revise new schedules for some commuter rail lines.

Uproar over rail schedule changes prompts T to delay moves

Riders complained about the commuter rail timetables, saying they eliminated widely used trains and stops.

Demonstrators hold hadns to block an intersection while a line of police keeps watch during protests in Chicago, Illinois November 24, 2015 reacting to the release of a police video of the 2014 shooting of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, by a white policeman, Jason Van Dyke. Van Dyke was charged with murder in the incident. REUTERS/Jim Young

Protesters take to Chicago streets after video is released

A video shows the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, and an officer was charged.

Ex-Chelsea officer pleads to beating handcuffed detainee

Felix Rivera Jr., 34, of Lynn, also admitted to filing a false report about the incident.

// Man sought in death of woman found burned

Officials said Fernando Owens, 43, of Dorchester, killed the woman, whose body was found in Bridgewater, in retaliation for his son’s murder.

Catherine E. Williams was arraigned in Wrentham District Court on Tuesday.

Beverly woman accused of driving, hitting trooper while drunk

The Registry of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday also revoked the driving license of Catherine Williams, 29, of Beverly.

A Russian plane crashed in flames in a mountainous area in northern Syria after it was shot down by Turkish fighter jets near the Turkish-Syrian border on Tuesday.

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Why Turkey shot down a Russian warplane

Russia and Turkey are working at cross-purposes in Syria, pursuing different targets, objectives, and goals.

// Amazon inks deal on fulfillment center in Fall River

The company said Tuesday it closed on a deal to buy land in Fall River for a 1-million-square-foot fulfillment center.

Atlantic salmon, roughly the same age, although the big one was genetically engineered to grow at twice the rate of normal salmon, at the Aqua Bounty Farms facility in Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada, July 26, 2007. (Paul Darrow/The New York Times)

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Salmon breakthrough driven by effort to solve a different problem

Officials last week said a type of salmon engineered for quick growth is safe to eat, the first genetically altered animal with that approval.

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher David Price throws against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning in Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Red Sox interest in David Price makes sense

Dave Dombrowski traded for Price only 16 months ago, when the Sox president of baseball ops was the Tigers GM.

// Somerville brewer Pretty Things to stop operations

Dann and Martha Paquette, owners of Pretty Things beer company, had said they were being shut out of area bars and restaurants.

One of the city's new snow blowers was at a Department of Public Works facility in Boston.

Walsh unveils new weapon against snow in Boston

The hard lessons from last winter explained why Mayor Martin Walsh posed with the city’s new 13-foot-tall snow blower.


John ‘Wacko’ Hurley, organizer of St. Patrick’s Day parade, dies

Hurley was a central figure in the dispute over whether gay advocacy groups could march in the South Boston parade.

DEC, PDP-1 from 1960 on display at the Computer Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Monday, July 9, 2001 was used to play the first interactive computer game Spacewar. (Photo/Peter Lennihan) Library Tag 07152001 BUSINESS

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Boston’s brand is the future

Boston isn’t about the past. It’s the place where the future happens first.

Amanda Santucci (right) has a more healthy take on Thanksgiving food than her aunt, Lauren.

Thanksgiving now pits traditionalists vs. foodies

Call it the War over Thanksgiving. Politics and religion are no longer the only stressors when gathering around the table.

Lauren Baker spoke to the Doric Docents in the House Members Lounge at the State House in September. As the state’s first lady,  Baker is the president of the docents, who give tours at the State House.

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Lauren Baker practices patience as she defines her role

Baker is in search of her next chapter, but one has been thrust upon her: Being first lady of Massachusetts.


// Even as they win again, Patriots are looking vulnerable

Once dominant, once a bully, the perfect Patriots find themselves struggling to play at a championship level.

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// Joanne Chang won’t rest until everything is perfect

Boston’s most famous baker is building an empire on flour, sugar, and an unrelenting focus on every last detail.

Senator Bernie Sanders at a campaign event Monday in Atlanta.

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Bernie Sanders is most popular senator, poll says

Senator Bernie Sanders is riding an 83 percent job approval rating in Vermont in a new poll that tested all US senators.

Ground Game

// For Bernie Sanders, it’s N.H. or bust

New Hampshire remains the only reason Sanders has an argument that there is a Democratic contest at all.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

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Earthprints: How humans impact the landscape

Each site depicted has profoundly changed in the last 30 years.