At least 6 dead after train derails, falls onto Wash. highway

Photos showed the damage from the train derailment near Tacoma.

The train derailed south of Seattle, spilling at least one train car on to busy Interstate 5 and resulting in at lease six deaths.

// Photos from the scene of Amtrak derailment

Authorities say multiple people were killed when an Amtrak passenger train derailed onto Interstate 5 south of Seattle.

Patriots 27, Steelers 24

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Pittsburgh, PA 12-17-17: FIRST OF POSSIBLE COMBO PIX.......Patriots defensive back Eric Rowe (25) lunges in front of Steelers wide reciever Eli Rogers (17) and tipped the ball high in the air, and when it came down his teammate Duron Harmon (30, far left) caught it for the game clinching interception in the end zone. The New England Patriots visited the Pittsburgh Steelers for an NFL regular season football game. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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Patriots were not tricked by Steelers’ fake spike

After being told to fake spike it and go for the win, the Pittsburgh QB threw the interception that sealed it for Patriots.

Dan Shaughnessy

// When will they learn?

If you are the Patriots, you always prepare for the inevitable moment when the opponent loses his mind.

Andrew Mahoney

// A slip in final two weeks could cost the Patriots

Two victories would give the Patriots home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, but if they lose, it gets complicated.


// Pregnant women who need drugs face risky guessing game. A task force wants to help

Most medications approved for use during pregnancy are for pregnancy-related conditions.

// ESPN president John Skipper resigns

Skipper said he was leaving to seek treatment for a substance addiction.

The luggage made it to Boston but not the passengers on DELTA airlines flight 104.

Boston resident recalls ‘chaos’ in Atlanta airport

Arielle Gray had to sit in a parked plane for over four hours, but once she got inside the airport, she said it wasn’t much better.

Nearby residents call it an eyesore, but Richard and Lola Eanes are happy with the energy savings their solar setup delivers.

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‘Solar monster’ in Beverly sparks dustup among neighbors

A Beverly couple has installed a ground-mounted grid of energy-soaking panels. Neighbors say they never were consulted.

// Man will go to trial in fatal Newton pizza shop crash

Bradford Casler formally notified a judge Monday that he will go on trial rather than spend any time behind bars.

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A new drug shows that the price of hope is $750,000

The families of thousands of children who want Spinraza, a newly approved drug for spinal muscular atrophy, have faced numerous hurdles.

Alex Speier

// What’s left in the Red Sox’ farm system? Here are the Top 10 prospects

The team’s top five prospects feature three teenagers and four players who have yet to play at a level above Single A.

// In Watertown, market worker spreads cheer with booming tunes

Tony Russo had no idea that one of his workers could captivate an audience — until he heard him sing.

Opinion | Niall Ferguson

// The twilight of Donald Trump

Trump’s presidency isn’t a tragedy. It’s a comedy and may even be a full-blown farce.

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Three Boston mixologists shake-up and share their favorite holiday cocktails

A twist on spiked cider. A true hot, buttered rum. A drink made with quince? Make these recipes and cheers to good cheer.

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Leaders often speak of diversity, but it’s ardent inclusion that allows cities to thrive.


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// Pressure builds on the DEA to stem the supply of prescription drugs

Some lawmakers say the DEA has been too liberal in settling limits on the production of certain prescription drugs.