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China complains to US over Trump talk with Taiwan leader

This file photo taken on November 10 showed a man buying a newspaper featuring a photo of US President-elect Donald Trump.


The Chinese foreign ministry urged the Trump administration to handle Taiwan-related issues ‘‘cautiously and properly.”

// Trump AG pick could halt legal pot industry

Senator Jeff Sessions, a former federal prosecutor and state attorney general, has been taking on marijuana dealers since the 1970s.

Ground Game

// Donald Trump said he won in a ‘landslide.’ Not true!

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

One dead, one seriously injured in Chelmsford head-on collision

The crash happened when a vehicle crossed the median on Interstate 495 in Chelmsford at about 6:40 a.m. and struck another vehicle head-on.

Harvard Yard on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge.

Harvard men’s cross country team placed on ‘athletic probation’

A review by university lawyers found that members of the 2014 team made “crude and sexualized statements” in an online spreadsheet.

// Authorities ID decapitated body found in Lawrence

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

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What is it like to live in Plympton?

“I’m not even sure I knew where Plympton was growing up in Middleborough, and it’s the next town over,” said Plympton resident Kathy Keirstead.

FORT WORTH, TX - JULY 10: Gun parts sit for sale at a gun show where thousands of different weapons are displayed for sale on July 10, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. The Dallas and Forth Worth areas are still mourning the deaths of five police officers last Thursday evening by a lone gunman. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Renée Graham

More guns, more risk for people of color

Fears of hate crimes are driving gun purchases by African-Americans, who open themselves up to a different hazard.

// Facebook Live is reinventing the sales party

Vantel Pearls, a relatively obscure company with a unusual gimmick, appears to be on the vanguard of using Facebook Live to make fast cash.

// ‘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.

A person hurried past a portrait of Sean Shinnock , who is from Massachusetts and is part of the Logan exhibit.

Logan exhibit displays stories of mental illness

The airport exhibition was created to put forth, in the most public of places, the stories of people with mental illness.

Sally Staub Design


Seeking easy upgrade, DIYers take a chance on painted floors

Even design novices know that a coat or two of paint is the least expensive and easiest way to change a space’s look.

// A big billboard outside Fenway Park to help you keep track of your train

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


// Oyster ban over, Wellfleet looks ahead

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

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski at a press conference in early November.

Rob Gronkowski walking (with help) after back surgery

The Patriots tight end had surgery in Los Angeles on Friday.

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2016 high school football Super Bowl previews

A game-by-game look at Saturday’s championship matchups.

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


// 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

// 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'

// 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.