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The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

The San Antonio solution

How one Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model.

The transition to Trump

// Trump expected to pick Tillerson as secretary of state

Rex Tillerson, the president and chief executive of Exxon Mobil, has extensive experience working with foreign leaders, including Russian officials.

// Republicans in Congress prepare obscure tactic to gut Obama regulations

Republicans are readying an onslaught under what’s known as the Congressional Review Act to cast aside a raft of Obama administration edicts.

President-elect Donald Trump.

Trump tweets he will not let new ‘Apprentice’ conflict with presidency

Trump accuses CNN of reporting ‘‘rediculous’’ fake news.

This image released by A24 Films shows Alex Hibbert in a scene from the film,

Renée Graham

‘Moonlight’ in Donald Trump’s America

“At some point, you gotta decide who you gonna be,” says a line in “Moonlight.” Exactly.

Dawn broke over Mount Washington on March 13, 2015.

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Plans for luxury hotel below Mt. Washington summit prompt outcry

Hikers who tramp the Presidential Range fear the construction will mean less connection with the uncluttered outdoors.

// A nursing home giant stumbles amid expansion

As Genesis HealthCare has rapidly grown, care at its Massachusetts facilities has eroded, according to a Globe review of federal and state data.

// How the Red Sox made the Chris Sale trade happen

We take a detailed, day-by-day look at how Boston and Chicago reached an agreement at the winter meetings.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

// No one deserves to be enshrined in Cooperstown more than Marvin Miller

All the bountiful riches and benefits the players enjoy today trace back to the Brooklyn-born Miller.


// When a needle is more deadly than a gun

More than 1,400 times in the city so far this year, Boston first responders and ordinary citizens have administered Narcan.

Crime scene investigators work at the scene of an explosion around Vodafone Arena Stadium in Istanbul on Saturday.


29 killed, 166 wounded in twin bombings in twin bombings in Istanbul, official says

Two bombs exploded outside a major soccer stadium in Istanbul after fans had gone home Saturday night.

// Lynch and Kennedy say they’re worried about NBC Boston’s signal strength

They echoed the concerns of Senator Edward Markey in a letter to Comcast’s CEO.

//[1]-12193.jpg Photos: The 17th annual Speedo Run

The run benefited the Play Ball Foundation.

Yvonne Abraham

// Women are ready for their turn

A training program for Democratic women who want to become political candidates has seen a spike in applications.

National Weather Service

Snow is expected late Sunday afternoon

Up to 3 inches of snow for the Boston area is forecast to begin late Sunday afternoon, followed by rain by Monday morning.

Two women die in fiery crash on Route 2 in Templeton

The women died when their vehicle veered off the road, hit a bridge abutment, and burst into flames.

Officers shot a man after he barricaded himself with a firearm in a residence at 402 Teaticket Highway.

Vincent DeWitt for the Boston Globe

Officer-involved shooting in Falmouth leaves 1 injured

The incident left a male with a non-life-threatening hip injury Friday night, police said.

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


// Protest that goes beyond political theater

In recent months protest movements are being defined by new urgency –and efficacy.

Life sciences

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


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 6

// The hidden cost when mental illness meets homelessness

Everyone knows David, and wants to help, as he bounces between shelters, hospitals, jail. He is among the many homeless people with mental illness who find no care system to address their desperation.

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.