Brandeis lifts shelter-in-place order

Police said an armed robbery took place at the school earlier in the evening, but no injuries were reported.

One of the projects approved by the MBTA control board was the finalization of the plan to extend Green Line trolley service to Somerville.

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MBTA board green-lights 2 major contracts

Monday marked the transit agency’s biggest spending day in three years.

PBS and Bloomberg said they were immediately halting distribution of Charlie Rose’s interview program and CBS News suspended him.

Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say

The women said the CBS and PBS host made unwanted sexual advances toward them.

Congregants prayed during services at Boston’s First Christian Church Source of Grace, a church frequented by the Haitian community, last month.

Advocates decry move to end temporary status for Haitians

Local advocates said Haiti has not sufficiently recovered from a devastating earthquake in 2010.

FILE — Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 21, 2017. Franken shares little ideology in common with President Donald Trump, but as former NBC stars, both men are examples of how politics has been celebritized — and now, of how political scandal has. (Al Drago/The New York Times)

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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.

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.

// 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.

// 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.

Andris Nelsons leading pianist Martin Helmchen and the BSO last week.

Robert Torres


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

Nothing to see here, says the conductor.

// Fox News host Jeanine Pirro clocked going 119 m.p.h.

Police said Pirro was flying through a a 65-mile-per-hour zone in upstate New York.

Celtics guard Kyrie Irving tried to swipe the ball away from Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr.

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Celtics 110, Mavericks 102 (OT)

Celtics win 16th straight game as Kyrie Irving (47 points) takes over

Irving shot 16 of 22 and had six assists as the Celtics rallied from a hefty fourth-quarter deficit.

// Dartmouth students say professors created hostile environment

Fifteen students made the claims in a statement to the campus newspaper, The Dartmouth.

// Massive fish fraud results in huge penalty for fishermen

Authorities ordered scores of fishermen to return to shore after the owner of many of the boats didn’t account for the fish they caught.

// East Boston’s schools have a blueprint for teaching English

These schools are debunking a theory that serving large populations of English language learners is a recipe for failure.

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.

Elkus Manfredi

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

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


// 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.

// 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.

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

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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.

Boston, MA., 11/18/16, Arborists unpack the giant evergreen tree on Boston Common. The annual gift of an evergreen Christmas tree from Nova Scotia arrived at the Boston Common. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)

Boston’s Christmas tree from Nova Scotia to arrive Tuesday

Boston’s Christmas tree will arrive along with a police escort, marking 100 years of friendship between Boston and Nova Scotia.

// 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?

// 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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