Medical students often struggle with depression

More than in one in four doctors in training report depression, higher than the general population, and 11 percent were found to have suicidal thoughts.

// Supreme Court sides with Samsung over Apple in patent fight

The justices threw out a $399 million judgment against Samsung for copying parts of the iPhone’s patented design.

The transition to Trump

// Boeing stock drops after Trump calls for cancellation of new Air Force One

President-elect Trump called the order for the new plane “ridiculous.”

Perspective | Magazine

// How Trump won our Rust Belt. And how we win it back.

A state senator calls for confronting the economic and political alienation of Western Mass. with tax changes and more.

// State pension fund head gets $35,000 pay raise — again

For a second year in a row, Michael Trotsky is getting a boost in his pay.

// 75 years later, resonance of Pearl Harbor fades for 9/11 generation

A day deeply ingrained in the psyche of earlier generations might be losing impact, its blows softened by the passing decades.

Malden firefighters battling three-alarm blaze at liquor store

The blaze broke out just after 10 a.m. near the corner of Medford Street and Highland Avenue, according to a dispatcher.


// The fight to save lives at the world’s deadliest race

There have been 252 deaths in the history of the TT, a winding, high-speed motorcycle race. The medics there have to treat riders under extreme conditions.

// Beyonce leads Grammy noms with 9

The announcements were made by Nantucket’s Meghan Trainor.

Sponsored by Rockland Trust

Debate over digital tracking for truck drivers shifts into high gear

To help reduce the dangers of drivers over-extending their hours behind the wheel, a mandate is calling for the use of electronic log devices. But not everyone wants to go down that road.

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NATICK MA - 12/02/2016:Freshman students in a physics class work on the floor of the classroom as if in a home study group atmosphere at Natick High School. International PISA test results released, Natick HS is among the Massachusetts schools that took the international test and has used previous results to effectively boost its instruction in math, science and literacy -- making the school among the best in the world. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 06pisa

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Mass. shines on global test, but math scores slip

In many cases, performance on the exams turned into a showdown between 15-year-olds in Massachusetts and Singapore.

// Teens allegedly were hanging out by the river when one beheaded the other

Mathew Borges, 15, was held without bail in the decapitation and death of a classmate.


// The unwritten code that some deaths are more worthy of attention

It’s sad that if 16-year-old Lee Viloria-Paulino had just been stabbed and left to die, his death would have passed with few taking notice.

// 200 holiday wreaths stolen from Maine farm

The wreaths were being stored overnight in a trailer behind Gile’s Family Farm.

Globe Magazine

// Vermont’s $200 million mountain of trouble

Ariel Quiros and Bill Stenger promised to save Jay Peak ski resort and the struggling economy around it. That’s not what happened at all.

Boston, MA., 12/05/16, Emerson College students and others sprint through the intersection of Boylston and Tremont Streets. Emerson students are working on a class project where they are proposing the city add 5 seconds to the crosswalks at that crazy busy intersection. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Emerson students want more time to cross the street

Students at Emerson College are asking that the city add five seconds to the crosswalk signals at Boylston and Tremont streets.

// Red Sox acquire relief pitcher from Brewers

Righthander Tyler Thornburg will come to Boston in exchange for Travis Shaw and minor-leaguers Mauricio Doubon and Josh Pennington.

Alex Speier

// After two years away, Yoan Moncada eager to visit Cuba

The Red Sox prospect will get to see his parents for the first time since he left to pursue pro baseball in 2014.

The power of will | Chapter 3

Will Lacey’s cancer spreads, and his family chases a cure

The news the Lacey family feared the most arrived: Will had a new tumor. There was no telling how much time they had, or whether Will would live long enough for the cure they sought.

Special reports

special report

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


// Do as Donald says, not as Ivanka does

The president-elect is pledging to punish companies that take jobs overseas. His daughter’s company has already done that.

Life sciences

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


// 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'

// 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.

Real Estate

This collector created a timeless feel inside her Beacon Hill home

For a gorgeously specific example of Art Deco styling, consider the furniture of Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann. With their precious woods and exotic fittings, the Parisian master’s creations embody the audacious elegance of his time.