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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

// Republicans in Congress prepare obscure tactic to gut Obama regulations

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

Walter White features in ‘SNL’ cold open

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

Tabitha Tallent with her rabbit, which was rescued from the Westport Tenant Farm. Cody Moore, her fiance, got the rabbit for her.

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Animals allegedly abused at Westport farm find greener pastures

It has taken several months and $1.4 million, but some of the woebegone animals of a fetid tenant farm in Westport have begun to find salvation.

// Expect a messy morning commute Monday around Boston

Snow totals are expected to be between 1 to 3 inches before turning to rain Monday morning.


// The history behind Bill Belichick’s love for punters

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

// Celtics arrive safely after bomb threat on team flight to Oklahoma City

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.

// How the Red Sox made the Chris Sale trade happen

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

GOP, Democratic senators condemn Russian hacking

Senators John McCain, Chuck Schumer and others said Sunday that the CIA’s report of Russia’s efforts in the election ‘‘should alarm every American.’’

(FILES) This file photo taken on December 9, 2016 shows US President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a

Trump says question of Russian intervention in election is ‘ridiculous’

Donald Trump said on Sunday morning that the CIA’s conclusion that Russia interfered in the election is “ridiculous.”

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.

Cog Railway president Wayne Presby revealed a proposal Thursday for a 35-room hotel 1,000 feet below the summit of Mount Washington.

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Plans for luxury hotel below Mt. Washington summit prompt outcry

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


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

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

// Turkey hunts for answers, buries dead after blasts kill 38

Turkey declared a national day of mourning and began to bury its dead Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul.

// 160 dead in collapsed Nigerian church, says official

A hospital director says deaths occurred when a church roof collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria.

Lynch and Kennedy say they’re worried about NBC Boston’s signal strength

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

Photos: The 17th annual Speedo Run

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


// Protest that goes beyond political theater

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.


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 6

// The hidden cost when mental illness meets homelessness

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'

// 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.

Nation & World

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