Partners HealthCare posts record loss

The state’s largest health network lost $108 million on operations in fiscal 2016 as its Neighborhood Health Plan continued to struggle.

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Despite initially saying the results of Question 4 might not be certified in time, Secretary of State William Galvin now says work is on schedule.

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A 58-year-old woman was struggling to pull a boy from her car, which was stuck on the tracks in Belmont, when it was hit by a commuter rail train.

The Desperate and the Dead

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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.

City of Cambridge

Protected bike lane pilot launches in Cambridge

Orange cones and fresh road striping appeared along two stretches of Massachusetts Avenue this week.

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US intelligence officials have accused Russia of trying to interfere in last month’s election by hacking into Democratic officials’ email accounts.

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A still-unproven approach to fighting the disease got a boost when the Cambridge biotech released fresh data on its experimental drug.

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Four men ran away when officers tried to pull over their car and the officers gave chase.

Baltimore MD 12/22/2013 New England Patriots Tom Brady with plenty of protection from his offensive line completes a 4-yard touchdown reception to Shane Vereen during first quarter action against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday December 22, 2013. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) Topic: patriotsravens Reporter: Ben Volin

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RAVENS AT PATRIOTS | MONDAY, 8:30 P.M. (ESPN, CH. 5)

Patriots’ keys to victory over the Ravens

A close look at Monday night’s matchup, with an emphasis on who has the edge in the passing and running games.

Buzzsaw | Matthew Gilbert

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“Kevin Can Wait,” “Man With a Plan,” “2 Broke Girls,” and “The Odd Couple” are a four-fer of some of the worst scripted material on TV right now.

Behind the story: The Power of Will

Globe reporter Billy Baker on how “The Power of Will” came to be.

The transition to Trump

Gary Cohn was seen at Trump Tower in November.

Trump to tap Goldman Sachs president for economic job

Donald Trump is expected to name Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn to an influential White House economic post.

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The Trump Organization says there’s no validity to the claim that Trump has allowed a woman to live in his New York hotel for free for nine years.

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The toy maker had to take to Twitter to let customers know that it never produced a bar-themed playset for toddlers.

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15 fantastic non-toy gifts for the holidays

Many parents are looking for alternatives to bringing toys into the house that aren’t likely to be played with past New Year’s Eve.

Former Red Sox pitcher Anthony Varvaro graduated from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police academy on Friday.

Former Red Sox pitcher becomes police officer

Anthony Varvaro will join New York’s Port Authority Police Department, which patrols the region’s airports, tunnels, bridges, and transit system.

Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino.

Childish Gambino is bringing back the funk

Donald Glover returns with a controversial sound — one that deploys funk not as pop dressing, but for its original purpose.

Ariana Grande will perform at the Kiss 108 Jingle Ball.

THINGS TO DO

The Weekender: Seeing stars, Cirque Dreams, and finely tuned machines

Top picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

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

JEFF JACOBY

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Maura Healey is embarked on her own crusade to punish freedom of speech.

Life sciences

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

Investigations

//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.