Trump AG pick could halt legal pot industry

Senator Jeff Sessions.


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

// In controversial move, Trump speaks with Taiwan's president

President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with Taiwan’s president, a major departure from decades of US policy in Asia.

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.

Michael A. Cohen

// 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.

// Blame millennials for Hillary Clinton’s loss? Sounds about right

I’ll admit I was skeptical, but digging into the numbers I found that Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook has a point.

// FBI team at N.H. property owned by Nathan Carman’s family

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

Authorities ID decapitated body found in Lawrence

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

// 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.

Harvard Yard on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge.

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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.

// 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.

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.

// At odds with Warren, Baker backs medical innovation bill

Governor Baker says he supports a sweeping federal medical innovation bill, which Senator Warren claims was hijacked by drug companies.

// ‘Sad!’ Walsh laments ‘Boston Winter’ wonderland delay

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

// Ortiz keeps a close eye on Red Sox

Enjoying his retirement thus far, Ortiz is monitoring team’s offseason moves.

// Airbnb says state, cities lost out on $15m in missed tax revenue

Airbnb Inc. said state and local governments could have received at least $15 million over the past year from hotel taxes on its users.

Boston, MA - 12/02/2016 - (1st quarter) Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) drives up and under the outstretched arms of Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) for a first quarter layup. The Boston Celtics take on the Sacramento Kings at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 03Celtics-Kings, LOID: 8.3.852505292.

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Celtics 97, Kings 92

Horford, Celtics hold off Kings

Al Horford had 26 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 blocks, and stuffed DeMarcus Cousins’s potential game-tying shot.

// Peng Chang-kuei, the chef credited with inventing General Tso’s Chicken, dies at 98

Mr. Peng, credited with inventing General Tso’s Chicken, has died in Taiwan at 98.


// 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.

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.