‘It is a moment for change, and there is a lot of energy there’

FILE - In this May 19, 2013, file photo, Alyssa Milano arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Thousands of women responded to Milano’s call on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2017, to tweet “me too” in order to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault following the recent revelation of decades of allegations of sexual misconduct by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

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A Twitter effort exploded Monday, with women from all walks of life testifying to their experience being sexually harassed or assaulted.

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The #MeToo posts only scratch the surface of how widespread the issue is.

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One area of focus for the pharmaceutical firm will be workforce training.

Report finds state lab withheld breathalyzer test results

Public safety officials concluded that the Office of Alcohol Testing routinely withheld documents from defense lawyers.

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People from Pine Manor College turned out at a meeting to advocate for their school, but others in Brookline said a new elementary schooly is badly needed.

President Donald Trump answers questions with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Rose Garden after their meeting at the White House, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Trump said Obama never called families of fallen troops — then got fact-checked live

Trump’s assertion belied a long record of meetings Obama held with the families of killed service members.

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According to a New Yorker report, President Trump joked about Mike Pence’s views on gay rights, saying, “Don’t ask that guy — he wants to hang them all!”

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Car inspections were disrupted when a new software system was clumsily launched Oct. 1.

Goodbye, Foodler: The take-out delivery service is shutting down its website and app

Foodler is permanently shutting down its website and app starting Tuesday as the company merges with Grubhub.

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The day I ate my way around Boston’s best-rated (and best-hidden) spots

Icecream.boston. Dumplings.boston. Coffee.boston. New domains are coming, and I’ve got ideas for who should register.

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The inside story of the Celtics’ crazy offseason

The Celtics knew there would be change. But no one in their front office envisioned an offseason like this one.

Malcolm Butler (left) caused Austin Seferian-Jenkins (center) to lose control of the football just outside the end zone.

An illustrated explanation of that overturned touchdown

A replay ruling in Sunday’s game negated a touchdown in the fourth quarter of New England’s win.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 15: Running back Dion Lewis #33 of the New England Patriots celebrates his touchdown against the New York Jets during the second quarter of their game at MetLife Stadium on October 15, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


Dion Lewis looks like he’s finally back to his explosive self

The running back’s numbers Sunday were modest, but he was mighty impressive against the Jets, in a variety of ways.

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How much good will does $500,000 buy in Congress? We may find out when Raytheon’s top lobbyist faces senators for his confirmation to become Army secretary.

Dave Ratner (second from left) and others watched as President Trump signed an executive order on health care on Thursday.

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Somebody throw this poor guy a bone

The face of Dave’s Soda and Pet City in Western Mass. has received a lot of blowback after he was at the White House when President Trump signed an order on health care.

Critic’s Notebook

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Bruce Springsteen is on Broadway in a somber, introspective, and transcendent evening of songs, stories, and ruminations, performed almost completely solo.

Roger Naples and fellow Gallery Gods cheered for the Bruins from the second balcony of the old Boston Garden.


Roger Naples, stalwart Bruins fan who led the Gallery Gods, dies at 97

The Gallery Gods, founded by Naples in 1937, were for decades the team’s most loyal supporters.

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Indy and his owner just moved to Boston on Monday when the dog escaped from their new apartment.

Globe Staff photo illustration


Boston is primed for Amazon

Let’s be clear: Amazon is a natural fit for our city.


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“The Shadows” will tell the story of America’s first detectives.

Miss Conduct

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A bereaved letter writer and a laid-off worker wonder why friends and colleagues aren’t reaching out.


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The Needham native says he overlooked Weinstein’s misdeeds because he was a generous friend.


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Chris Gasper and Chad Finn discuss the Patriots’ controversial victory over the New York Jets — just the latest in a string of bizarre Pats-Jets games.

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Spotlight follow-up

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A growing number of people who say their fathers are priests are speaking out, drawing attention to an invisible legion of suffering.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Elizabeth Warren

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Bank lobbyists hate this new rule, and they’re pushing Congress hard to reverse it.

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The Amazon bid

newsroom commentary

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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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Experts can’t say with great certainty that this winter will result in clogged doctors’ offices. But they can explain why they’re worried it might.


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