Republican groups aim to bring down Donald Trump

GOP leaders are worried about long-lasting damage to the party’s image that Trump may cause.

Ground Game

// Who will be next to drop out of the presidential race?

The signs point to two US senators: Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham.

MGM has scaled down parts of a casino plan, but is aggressively protecting its investment.

MGM Resorts

MGM battles Conn. proposal for rival casino

The firm has hired former US attorney general Eric Holder to crush a plan to open a casino just across the state line.

// DraftKings seeks to avert N.Y. shutdown at court hearing today

A judge is expected to hear different interpretations of how the country’s two biggest daily fantasy sports companies operate.

// Russia says Turkey’s shooting of jet was ‘planned’

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia has “no intention to go to war with Turkey,” despite the “provocation.”

A frame grab from a police dash cam video shows the fatal shooting of 17 year-old Laquan McDonald.

Video shows white Chicago police officer shooting black teen

The city released a video Tuesday showing the fatal shooting of black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by a white police officer.

Lauren Baker spoke to the Doric Docents in the House Members Lounge at the State House in September. As the state’s first lady,  Baker is the president of the docents, who give tours at the State House.

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Shirley Leung

What will being first lady of Mass. mean for Lauren Baker?

Baker is still deciding what causes she will champion, though she says she is unlikely to get behind just one.

// Amid public furor, T delays rail service changes to 2016

Commuters blasted new schedules released last week for eliminating heavily used trains and stops during rush hour.

// Boston goes on the offensive in battle against snow

This winter, the city will use massive snow blowers to remove snow from streets instead of pushing it with plows.

Multifamily homes, like these in South Boston, are selling for premium prices.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Multifamily owners in Boston hit hard by new tax bills

The higher tax bills reflect not only how much more valuable those properties have become, but also the soaring rents they command.

// Somerville brewer Pretty Things to stop operations

Dann and Martha Paquette, owners of Pretty Things beer company, had said they were being shut out of area bars and restaurants.

// Thanksgiving now pits traditionalists vs. foodies

Call it the War over Thanksgiving. Politics and religion are no longer the only stressors when gathering around the table.


// Can you stretch your stomach to eat more at Thanksgiving?

Doctors wouldn’t recommend stretching your stomach to create more room for Thanksgiving dinner, but according to science, it is in fact possible.

Tommy Blackshaw on the afternoon of his second heart transplant.


Remembering a son, and giving thanks

Tom and Sandy Blackshaw know something that only parents who have lost a child can know.

Ezra “Speed” Anderson’s sold his award-winning hot dogs in Newmarket Square for many years.

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Ezra Anderson, owner of iconic hot dog trailer, dies at 94

Ezra “Speed” Anderson sold his award-winning hot dogs in Newmarket Square for many years.


// To beat the Patriots, Bills would have had to be perfect

On the handful of plays that mattered Monday night, the Patriots came through in the clutch and the Bills didn’t.


// Even as they win again, Patriots are looking vulnerable

Once dominant, once a bully, the perfect Patriots find themselves struggling to play at a championship level.

// One analyst says Red Sox ‘all-in’ on David Price

Dave Dombrowski traded for Price in July 2014, when the new Red Sox baseball chief was with the Tigers.

// Salmon breakthrough was driven by chance

An experiment to help the fish thrive in frigid Canadian waters instead turned into a method of making them grow more quickly.


// Palestinian terror kills another American

Ezra Schwartz of Sharon is far from the first US citizen to die in a Palestinian attack.

Ground Game

// For Bernie Sanders, it’s N.H. or bust

New Hampshire remains the only reason Sanders has an argument that there is a Democratic contest at all.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

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Earthprints: How humans impact the landscape

Each site depicted has profoundly changed in the last 30 years.