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.

// 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.

A burning trail was seen Tuesday after a Russian fighter jet was shot down by Turkish forces near the Turkey-Syria border.


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.”

// Chicago awaits more protests over police shooting

Rallies petered out early Wednesday, but more are planned, including one in the city’s downtown on Friday.

// Uproar over rail schedule changes prompts T to delay moves

Riders complained about the commuter rail timetables, saying they eliminated widely used trains and stops.

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

Lauren Baker practices patience as she defines her role

Baker is in search of her next chapter, but one has been thrust upon her: Being first lady of Massachusetts.

// 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.

// Walsh unveils new weapon against snow in Boston

The hard lessons from last winter explained why Mayor Martin Walsh posed with the city’s new 13-foot-tall snow blower.

// John ‘Wacko’ Hurley, organizer of St. Patrick’s Day parade, dies

Hurley was a central figure in the dispute over whether gay advocacy groups could march in the South Boston parade.

// UMass Lowell player’s thundering dunk shatters backboard

Dontavious Smith did something during Tuesday’s game that’s almost unheard-of nowadays.

Amanda Santucci (right) has a more healthy take on Thanksgiving food than her aunt, Lauren.

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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.

// The 3 big mistakes made by the officials on Monday night

“Guys are rolling their eyes over that performance. That was really bad,” said one official of the crew working the Patriots-Bills game.


// 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.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

// Boston’s brand is the future

Our city isn’t about the past. It’s the place where the future happens first.

A police officer was on patrol Monday at one of the entrances to the UN Climate Conference in Le Bourget, outside Paris. The climate talks are scheduled to begin next week.

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opinion | Ban Ki-moon

The Paris climate challenge

Now is the time for common sense.

// MGM in battle to halt proposal for Conn. casino

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

// 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.

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.

// Ex-Chelsea officer pleads to beating handcuffed detainee

Felix Rivera Jr., 34, of Lynn, also admitted to filing a false report about the incident.

Dann and Martha Paquette had raised concerns that they were being shut out of tap lines at some Boston bars.

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.

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.