Army Corps blocks Dakota Access pipeline route

In November, protesters joined hands as police lined the hill at Standing Rock during a dispute over the building of the Dakota Access pipeline.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

The move hands a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters, who argued the project would threaten a water source and cultural sites.

Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife Agnese Landini voted for a referendum on constitutional reforms on Sunday.

Italian premier quits after losing reforms referendum

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi announced he will resign, triggering calls from opposition forces for elections to be held soon.

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It’s a show of solidarity with undocumented immigrants, women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals.

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Donald Trump is expanding his search for secretary of state beyond the four candidates, including Mitt Romney, that he has interviewed, an aide said.

Patriots 26, Rams 10

Foxborough, MA - 12-4-16 - NE Patriot Chris Hogan makes a TD catch during second quarter action at Gillette Stadium. Los Angeles Rams at the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe staff)

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Ben Volin | On Football

Sure, it was a win, but Patriots left plenty of plays out there

The Patriots had 402 yards of offense, but numbers can be deceiving.

Chad Finn

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There may have been a few frustrations Sunday, but for the most part there was little to complain about.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee_patritotsrams9_spts.jpg Tom Brady makes history as Patriots batter Rams

It wasn’t much of a game, but Brady won his NFL-record 201st game.

Ben Volin | Instant Analysis

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/britt.jpg This may have been Patriots’ best defensive game yet

The Rams looked like a junior varsity squad against the Patriots on Sunday.

Cape police find meth lab in former cranberry bog

A homeless man was arrested and charged with felony possession to distribute methamphetamine.

President Raul Castro of Cuba received his older brother’s ashes from an honor guard in Santiago, Cuba, on Sunday.

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Castro put to rest in city where revolution began

Bringing to an end nine days of national mourning, the ashes of Fidel Castro were buried Sunday in Santiago de Cuba.

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Early Boston commuters may see snowflakes starting around 5 a.m. Monday, with accumulation anywhere from a “coating” to an inch.

Buzzsaw

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Call it post-“Lost” phobia, but there needs to be a plan for a puzzle show such as “Westworld” to work.

Opinion | Jeffrey D. Sachs

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/1205danielforweb.jpg Restoring civic virtue in America

The most dire threat American society faces today is the collapse of civic virtue.

Cambridge, MA - 12/4/2016 - Sahida Akter (cq), left, whose family lost everything in the fire, is comforted by unidentified women. Her family, from Bangladesh, lived in the building in the backgrond. Crews continue working the scene of a 10-alarm fire in Cambridge, the morning after it erupted on Berkshire Street. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 05cambridgefire Reporter: Nicole Fleming

At least 60 people are displaced after Cambridge fire

Buildings and vehicles were charred, prompting one resident to say, “I’ve never seen anything like that in my life.”

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.

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“He was calm, very shy, he didn’t speak much, but he was always willing to help out with anything that was needed,” said Pastor Victor Parra.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/04/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/200_trump_baldwin-1474.jpg ‘SNL’ again pokes fun at Trump — and he responds

The president-elect made it known that Alec Baldwin’s portrayal continues to rub him the wrong way.

Special reports

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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.”

Opinion & Ideas

JEFF JACOBY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jacoby-1724.jpg Two movies China desperately wants to hide

Two courageous Canadians want to shed light on the nation’s ghastliest atrocity.

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'

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