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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

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

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

Maya Lin designed the Novartis building at 181 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge. It is covered with interlocking blocks of granite pierced with a pattern of holes.

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A work of art from Maya Lin on Mass. Ave.

Novartis’ Cambridge facility is the most interesting new building in town.

BEN VOLIN I SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

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The Patriots coach puts more thought into kicking and punting than most of us put into anything.

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Only a handful of team executives were aware of the bomb threat during the flight, but the entire traveling party was alerted when the flight landed.

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

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The writers of “Saturday Night Live” apparently think the fictional meth dealer would be right at home in President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet.

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

Turkish special force police officers patrol streets after a car bomb exploded near the stadium of football club Besiktas in Istanbul on Saturday.

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Twin blasts near Istanbul soccer stadium kill 29, wound 166

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

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

Yvonne Abraham

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Locations_703059.jpg 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.

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

Campaign finance law shields violators

The state’s campaign finance law prohibits investigators from referring cases to the attorney general for prosecution within 120 days of the election.

Dorchester man arrested for alleged armed robbery in Woburn

Robert Bauer was charged with two counts of armed robbery, and one count of assault with intent to commit armed robbery, police said.

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The run benefited the Play Ball Foundation.

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

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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.

Investigations

The Desperate and the Dead | Part 6

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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'

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

Nation & World

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US Secretary of State John Kerry, center, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeierz.

Kerry, diplomats seek support for Aleppo’s opposition

US Secretary of State John Kerry and leading diplomats are trying to find solutions for Syria’s desperate opposition, as Syrian government forces squeeze rebels out of Aleppo after a devastating blitz.