ExxonMobil fires back at Healey with own suit

In a battle to shut down the attorney general’s probe, ExxonMobil is demanding an investigation of the investigating agency.

In November, protesters joined hands as police lined the hill at Standing Rock.

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Army Corps blocks Dakota Access pipeline route

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.

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Some expressed relief that the Dakota Access Pipeline has been blocked but said its final resolution remains uncertain.

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The Massachusetts State Police routinely pass over women and minority troopers for promotion, a lawsuit alleges.

One of the charred cars after the fire on Berkshire Street in Cambridge.

More than $200,000 raised for victims of massive Cambridge fire

Despite the goodwill of well-wishers who dropped off food, clothing, or other supplies, the city asks only for cash donations.

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

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The survey found there was an overall increase in compensation of 8.6 percent for private college leaders.

Adrian Walker

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For many local activists, the apology represented a hard-won victory.

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New England is a hotbed for health care innovation

From new insights into battling mental health disorders to tools that help relieve chronic pain, New England businesses are using advanced technology to improve health care for the future.

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Patriots 26, Rams 10

Foxborough, MA - 12-4-16 - New England Patriots Tom Brady throws a pass against the Los Angeles Rams during third quarter action at Gillette Stadium. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)



Record-setting day for Tom Brady

He is 201-61 in his career. No other NFL quarterback has ever reached a record of 140 games above .500.

Ben Volin | On Football

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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.

The power of will | Chapter 2

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As Pat Lacey and Dr. Giselle Sholler continued their search for new treatments, a promising clue sat on a shelf in a lab in Hawaii. But how to turn the idea into a reality?

Police said they had arrested Mathew Borges, 16, at this Lawrence address in connection with the murder of Lawrence High School student Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, 16.

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Lawrence church in mourning after killing of teen

“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.

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Donald Trump’s protocol-breaking telephone call with Taiwan’s leader was an intentionally provocative move.

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

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The official Facebook page of Framingham-based corporate retailer T.J. Maxx appeared to fall victim to hackers on Sunday.

TV Critic’s Corner

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Symphony Advanced Media reports that about 4.9 million viewers ages 18-49 watched all four episodes of the revival in the first three days after it was released.

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

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.

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.