Trump spoke Friday with president of Taiwan

President-elect Donald Trump.

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President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with president of Taiwan, a country US broke diplomatic ties with in 1979.

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If you look at history, Trump’s claim that he won the Electoral College in a “landslide” does not hold up. At all.

Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-1803-1727.jpg This election will boomerang on Trump voters

Throughout his business career, from the casino business to Trump University, Donald Trump has been a con man and grifter.

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The FBI and other agencies have been at the property owned by John Chakalos. Chakalos’s grandson, Nathan Carman, was once a suspect.

Boston-11/29/2016- Signs were posted to mark the controversial deer hunt which began early this moring in the Blue Hills. Each hunter is allowed one day to hunt. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff (metro)

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41 deer killed in first two days of Blue Hills hunt

This is the second year there has been a four-day hunt at the Blue Hills State Reservation.

Authorities ID decapitated body found in Lawrence

Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, 16, was last seen by relatives last month before he went missing.

Berlin, N.H. man charged with killing his 2-year-old daughter

A Berlin, N.H. man was arrested Friday for allegedly killing his 2-year-old daughter days earlier in her home.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kreiter_traintimeboard3_biz.jpg A big billboard outside Fenway Park will tell you when your train is coming

The display comes from a Washington, D.C.-based startup, TransitScreen.

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What if we thought of monogamy as a spectrum?

In a recent study, only 51 percent of people under 30 reported that their ideal relationship would be completely monogamous.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/WALKER_113016_01cityhallplaza_9659x.jpg ‘Sad!’ Walsh laments ‘Boston Winter’ wonderland delay

Mayor Martin Walsh wondered if the warm weather could be blamed on “climate change.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Untitled.jpg MBTA says ‘exercise common sense’ after man brings Christmas tree on train

Bringing a tree on the subway isn’t against the rules, so if you see someone with a fir in tow, maybe it’s best to let it go, let it go, let it go.

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Lift ticket price shock can indeed be a deterrent for skiers and riders without a season pass. That is, unless you do your research.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher-11729.png Weeks after shellfishing ban is lifted, Wellfleet worries remain

Amid fear that the town’s namesake brand has been stained, officials are calculating an economic impact measured in millions.

Casey Affleck (left) and John Cena.

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NAMES

John Cena and Casey Affleck tapped to host ‘SNL’

The pair will host on successive weeks

Christopher Muther

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/crop.jpg Cracking the swimwear code of the Caribbean

Topless or covered-up? Speedos or board shorts? While many Caribbean islands are geographically close, their swimsuit dress codes can be miles apart.

IDEAS | ALEX BEAM

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/nabokov-1540167.jpg Vladimir Nabokov was such a jerk

Distasteful people can do wonderful work, but their art doesn’t excuse their noxious behavior.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_miltonfatalcarcrash_metro163-11693.jpg ‘I just had to thank the neighbor that tried to save them.’

Regina Lewis returned to the scene of the fiery car crash that killed her daughter to thank the man who risked his life in a failed effort to save her.

THINGS TO DO

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The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/02/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/1205cholera.jpg After UN apology, real work on cholera in Haiti begins

The United States and other donor nations must make plans to help end Haiti’s cholera epidemic a reality.

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'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg 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.