IRS agent accused of sexual assault at gunpoint remains on the job

The man’s attorney said his client is cooperating with investigators. Four months after the alleged incident, he has not been charged.

Bob Martin (right) participated in a demonstration with hundreds of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., last August.

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Disrupted America

When the pizza delivery guy is also ‘Nazi Bob’

In an instant, Chad Eisenhart was forced to confront, in a stunningly personal way, one of the most stomach-churning events since Trump’s rise to power.

It has been six weeks since the revelations about producer Harvey Weinstein’s decades-long trail of harassment and alleged sexual assaults.

Yvonne Abraham

Seismic moment, or just a moment?

Every day it grows more obvious that harassment is a fact of life in every workplace. But has the ground truly shifted?

// Brookline lawyer files complaint urging Roy Moore be disbarred

It’s not the first time J. Whitfield Larrabee has filed complaints against high-profile politicians and organizations.

// Trump Tower meeting draws more scrutiny

A Russian-American lobbyist and another businessman are opening up about an extraordinary meeting they attended in 2016.

Ambassador Scott Brown shared a traditional Māori greeting with Māori elder Mike Paki before the Rangitikei College awards ceremony earlier this month.

Jeremy Lurgio

Scott Brown makes $155,000 a year. The benefits are priceless

Of the ripples from Donald Trump’s 2016 splash, Brown’s ascension to ambassador ranks among the most unlikely. And, for the former US senator, the most fortunate.

Organizer Mark Sahady (center) led people through the Boston Common as they arrived for the Resist Marxism rally on Saturday.

Photos: Saturday’s peaceful, yet intense rallies on the Common

Activists from the left and right gathered downtown in a sequel of the August “free speech” rally and counterprotest.

// Uncertainty remains as Robert Mugabe crisis continues

Zimbabwe’s longtime leader is set to discuss his expected exit with the army commander who put him under house arrest.

// Pilgrims protest at Plimoth Plantation over contract talks

Workers say the popular historical re-creation has “dangerously low” staffing levels and that they face job insecurity, low wages, and potentially unsafe working conditions.

// Franklin Park Zoo says farewell to ’Okie’ the gorilla

Okpara, a 24-year-old male western lowland gorilla, is being moved to a Louisiana zoo to mate.

// In Boston, one campaign remains undecided

Now that city councilors have secured their seats, they’re jockeying for the ceremonial post of council president.

Talking Shop

// How to feel good about your holiday spending

DoneGood wants you to, well, do some good this season.

Jessica Kensky and Rescue waited for the limo that would take them to the ASPCA awards ceremony.

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Rescue, a very good dog, named country’s best

The 5-year-old service dog came into Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes’ lives after they were injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

Celtics 110, Hawks 99

// Celtics’ impressive win streak continues

Jayson Tatum offered up two spectacular drunks. The Celtics fought back from a 16-point deficit to win their 15th consecutive game.

Bruins 3, Sharks 1

// Rookies, Anton Khudobin fuel Bruins win over Sharks

Khudobin turned back 36 shots for the victory, moving his record to 5-0-2.

Holiday arts preview

// The best of the arts this upcoming holiday season

It’s the season for music, shows, and productions of all kinds, just in time for the holidays.

Top Places to Work

// Secrets of success from the Top Places to Work all-stars

Tips on how to keep employees happy, from the 10 companies that have made the list all 10 years.

Ideas | Christopher Klein

// After the first Thanksgiving, things went downhill

The people who arrived in 1630 in huge numbers were much more opinionated and less open-minded than the Pilgrims.

John Mayer (left) and Jimmy Fallon performed during Saturday’s Comics Come Home 23 show at TD Garden.

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A familiar, comfortable feel at Comics Come Home

Saturday’s fund-raiser for The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care featured a surprise jam with Denis Leary, Jimmy Fallon, and John Mayer.

Patriots vs. Raiders | 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Three young fans posed for a picture inside of a giant frame as they got a sneak preview of NFL Fan Fest in Zocalo Square.


Evaluating the NFL’s international expansion

The next frontiers appear to be a return to Canada, and a game in Germany.


// It’s time for an NFL team to sign Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick’s NFL exile is both conspicuous and suspicious, given the paucity of competent passers.

// ‘Partridge Family’ star David Cassidy in hospital with organ failure

Cassidy’s publicist says he’s suffering from liver and kidney failure.

// Malcolm Young remembered as a major influence in AC/DC’s sound

Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the legendary Australian band, died Saturday at age 64.


// America’s love of ancestry hits the road. Welcome to heritage tourism.

It’s becoming big business as millions of people research their family trees and analyze their DNA.

A 1954 photo of Father Solanus Casey. He is credited with helping cure a woman with a skin disease.

Detroit priest becomes second US man to be beatified

Decades after his death, Solanus Casey is on a path to sainthood, celebrated as a man who brought people to God.

Shannon Otto, whose nursing license was briefly suspended after falling behind on her student loan payments, at her home in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 23, 2017. Tennessee is one of the 20 states that can suspend people’s professional or driver’s licenses if they fall behind on loan payments, according to records obtained by The New York Times. “I absolutely loved my job, and it seems unbelievable that I can’t do it anymore,” Otto said. (Kyle Dean Reinford/The New York Times)

Unpaid student debt can threaten the jobs people use to pay for it

In 19 states, government agencies can seize state-issued professional licenses from residents who default on educational debts.


// Are big-money managers being minimized?

This offseason has shown a trend of teams hiring first-time managers who earn less than their more experienced counterparts.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Chris Gasper welcomes Celtics reporter Jay King to analyze the Celtics’ 92-88 triumph over the Warriors.

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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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// 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.


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With mobile integrated health, instead of transporting patients to the hospital, EMTs respond to their needs in their own home.


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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.