Mass. would be trailblazer with move toward inmate opioid care

Massachusetts correctional institutions have long resisted providing methadone or Suboxone, but both the House and Senate criminal justice bills would require it.

Charlie Rose, television personality, moderates a session at the 2010 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer

Eight women say Charlie Rose harassed them

The women said the TV host made unwanted sexual advances toward them, including lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, or groping them.


// The politics of sexual harassment

Even while Al Franken’s politics are often mine, I’m uncomfortable with his defenders pointing at other people’s behavior to minimize his.

// DOJ to sue to block AT&T, Time Warner merger

The Justice Department intends to sue AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for a legal battle.

Senator Al Franken

The new allegation against Al Franken could put him in more trouble

Senate Democrats didn’t ask for Franken to resign after one woman came forward. That could change with the second woman’s allegation.


// BSO’s Andris Nelsons says sexual harassment isn’t a problem in classical music

Nothing to see here, says the conductor.


// Heather Unruh on Spacey allegations: ‘He strikes when they least expect it’

The former WCVB-TV anchor appeared on “Megyn Kelly Today” to talk about actor Kevin Spacey’s alleged sexual assault of her son.

// Obamacare or not, birth control in Mass. will stay free

Governor Charlie Baker is set to sign into law a bill that would mandate many Massachusetts women receive free access to contraceptives.

// Teens accused of animal cruelty can’t be tried as adults, SJC rules

The state’s high court ruled that the term “bodily injury” only applies to human beings.

// Trump administration ending temporary permits for Haitians

The program allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the US since a powerful 2010 earthquake.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 20: Drumstick and Wishbone, the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate 'wingman,' are introduced during an event hosted by The National Turkey Federation at the Williard InterContinental November 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. One of the 40-pound fowl will be presented to U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, when he will ceremoniously 'pardon' the turkey. Both of the 20-week-old birds will then reside at their new home, 'Gobbler's Rest,' at Virginia Tech. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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A brief history of turkeys living large at a swanky D.C. hotel — and one pardon gone wrong

This isn’t the first year the National Thanksgiving Turkey and his alternate “wingman” have stayed at the Willard InterContinental.

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Turtle cheesecake. Cranberry tarts. Apple pie… with cheddar? Try any of these recipes and bring something different to the table.

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Mexico City, Mexico -- 11/19/2017 - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leads the team out onto the field against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of their 2017 NFL Mexico Game at the Estadio Azteca. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Patriots Reporter:

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Dan Shaughnessy

What’s next for the Patriots? Well, you know the drill

The Patriots have become such a winning machine that every week seems like it follows the same script.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Host Chris Gasper and Patriots reporter Nora Princiotti break down New England’s victory over the Oakland Raiders at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City.

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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1999, file photo, then-New England Patriots wide receiver Terry Glenn looks back at hecklers behind the end zone after catching a touchdown pass from quarterback Drew Bledsoe during the second quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. Officials say former Cowboys receiver Terry Glenn has died following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée slightly hurt. The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office says Glenn died at 12:52 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. The ex-Ohio State standout was 43.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)


Terry Glenn’s emergence with Patriots was something special

The former receiver, who died Monday at age 43, was a one-man butterfly effect on the franchise.

//[1]-2136.jpg The bromance between Obama and Biden is apparently still going strong

Former president Barack Obama tweeted out a pretty hilarious photo to wish Joe Biden a happy birthday.

A rendering of the MBTA’s planned new access gates, which will allow collection of fares via CharlieCard, smartphone, or credit card.

How you’ll pay for your ride with the T’s new fare system

New electronic readers will allow passengers to use plastic fare cards, credit cards, and smartphones to board vehicles.

Elkus Manfredi

Tiny units, but with luxury extras, are newest South End housing strategy

A “coliving” apartment building aimed at millennials would have micro units and fancy trimmings such as housekeeping services and social activities for residents.

Here’s when to avoid the worst of Thanksgiving traffic

If you’re looking to avoid the traffic jams over the Thanksgiving holiday (and who isn’t?) this data can help you plan your trip.

// First-ever interstellar object to pass through our solar system wandered for millions of years

The object is well on its way past Earth, but that didn’t stop scientists from keeping tabs on it and giving it a name.

// MIT researchers gain new insight on how flu spreads from cell to cell in the body

Researchers say they can now fully explain exactly how the influenza virus breaks off from its original host cell and spreads to other cells.

Cambridge, MA -- 12/15/2016 - The Curious George Store is seen in Harvard Square. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 15square Reporter:

Curious George store to remain in Harvard Square 

The store faced an uncertain future since it was announced last year that the building’s owner was planning to redevelop the property.

// The eaters of the free world: Food quirks nothing new in the Oval Office

Trump is hardly the only leader to have cravings. In fact, nearly every president has harbored loyalty for, ahem, niche foods. Fluffy turnips and mutton chops, anyone?

Actor Armie Hammer.


Armie Hammer says Casey Affleck’s Oscar proves a Hollywood double standard

The actor said Affleck was able to win despite past harassment allegations, while director Nate Parker’s career is in ruins after a long-ago rape allegation.


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//[1].jpg He put BSO on the map — then landed in a world of trouble

One hundred years ago, one of the world’s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston’s famed orchestra.

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// Imperfect choices for voters

Here’s my Bill Clinton “reckoning.’’

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// Dear Jeff Bezos: Come and help us build a better Boston together

An open letter to the owner of Amazon, proposing a true partnership that rewrites the relationship between a city and the big companies that call it home.


// 1 in 5 shows PTSD symptoms after cancer diagnosis, study finds

A small percentage still experienced trauma-related symptoms six years later.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.

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Ask the Gardener: How to care for dahlias over the winter

Award-winning garden writer Carol Stocker tells you what to do in the garden this week, how to store dahlias, and how to protect your trees this winter from hungry critters.