Trump spoke Friday with president of Taiwan

President-elect Donald Trump.

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President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with president of Taiwan, a country US broke diplomatic ties with in 1979.

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Senator Jeff Sessions, a former federal prosecutor and state attorney general, has been taking on marijuana dealers since the 1970s.

Ground Game

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If you look at history, Trump’s claim that he won the Electoral College in a “landslide” does not hold up. At all.

Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-1803-1727.jpg This election will boomerang on Trump voters

Throughout his business career, from the casino business to Trump University, Donald Trump has been a con man and grifter.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/627062424.jpg Blame millennials for Hillary Clinton’s loss? Sounds about right

I’ll admit I was skeptical, but digging into the numbers I found that Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook has a point.

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The FBI and other agencies have been at the property owned by John Chakalos. Chakalos’s grandson, Nathan Carman, was once a suspect.

Authorities ID decapitated body found in Lawrence

Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, 16, was last seen by relatives last month before he went missing.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kreiter_traintimeboard3_biz.jpg A big billboard outside Fenway Park will tell you when your train is coming

The display comes from a Washington, D.C.-based startup, TransitScreen.

Possible pot brownies send six Boston students to hospital

The students were transported from Urban Science Academy in West Roxbury after they showed signs of illness, Boston Public Schools said.

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz tips his cap after Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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Ortiz keeps a close eye on Red Sox

Enjoying his retirement thus far, Ortiz is monitoring team’s offseason moves.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/28/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/645d2be5cbaa4e51b4c8bae1923ed33e-645d2be5cbaa4e51b4c8bae1923ed33e-0.jpg At odds with Warren, Baker backs medical innovation bill

Governor Baker says he supports a sweeping federal medical innovation bill, which Senator Warren claims was hijacked by drug companies.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/WALKER_113016_01cityhallplaza_9659x.jpg ‘Sad!’ Walsh laments ‘Boston Winter’ wonderland delay

Mayor Martin Walsh wondered if the warm weather could be blamed on “climate change.”

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Bringing a tree on the subway isn’t against the rules, so if you see someone with a fir in tow, maybe it’s best to let it go, let it go, let it go.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher-11729.png Weeks after shellfishing ban is lifted, Wellfleet worries remain

Amid fear that the town’s namesake brand has been stained, officials are calculating an economic impact measured in millions.

NAMES

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The pair will host on successive weeks

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What if we thought of monogamy as a spectrum?

In a recent study, only 51 percent of people under 30 reported that their ideal relationship would be completely monogamous.

Christopher Muther

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/crop.jpg Cracking the swimwear code of the Caribbean

Topless or covered-up? Speedos or board shorts? While many Caribbean islands are geographically close, their swimsuit dress codes can be miles apart.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_miltonfatalcarcrash_metro163-11693.jpg ‘I just had to thank the neighbor that tried to save them.’

Regina Lewis returned to the scene of the fiery car crash that killed her daughter to thank the man who risked his life in a failed effort to save her.

THINGS TO DO

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Holiday%20Pops%20(Stu%20Rosner).JPG The Weekender: Murder mysteries, folk histories, and Holiday Pops

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Special reports

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Every doctor told the Lacey family their son would die — except one

Pat and Dina Lacey had been parents for only a few months when doctors discovered a tumor in their new baby’s chest. Told to take their son home to die, they put their faith in a young doctor who wouldn’t accept death as the answer.

Opinion & Ideas

EDITORIAL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/1205cholera.jpg After UN apology, real work on cholera in Haiti begins

The United States and other donor nations must make plans to help end Haiti’s cholera epidemic a reality.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight150x150-5331asdf-11556.jpg The Desperate and the Dead: The ‘new asylums’

There may be no worse place for mentally ill people to receive treatment than prison, yet a growing number end up in the “new asylums.”

The story behind 'Spotlight'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg 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.