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A Cambridge community broken up by fire

St. Patrick's Place residents Marcia Jones, left, and Sahida Akter, center, talked in the lobby at the Holiday Inn Express in Cambridge on Tuesday, while Akter's friend, Musammad Sadarbanu, comforted her.

The blaze permanently displaced the residents of St. Patrick’s Place, an affordable housing complex fashioned from a former church.

 

Car that was struck by train was said to have been hemmed in by traffic

Cars at a commuter rail crossing on Brighton St. in Belmont on Friday, December 9, 2016. A commuter train hit a car earlier at the crossing. (Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe)

A woman’s car was on the tracks, hemmed in during Friday morning’s rush hour. And train was approaching, with one child still in the vehicle.

 

CIA: Russia tried to help Trump win

President-elect Donald Trump spoke on Friday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Intelligence officials cited a growing body of evidence from multiple sources.

 

Labor secretary pick ripped over use of racy ads

Andrew Puzder.

For years, Andrew Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants, has faced staunch criticism for racy advertisements.

 

Partners posts $108m operating loss, its largest

Partners HealthCare posted the biggest annual operating loss in its 22-year history.

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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The Nation

 

Labor secretary pick ripped over use of racy ads

Andrew Puzder.

For years, Andrew Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants, has faced staunch criticism for racy advertisements.

 

CIA finds Russia worked to aid Trump

President Obama has ordered US intelligence agencies to report on the Russian hacking activities.

 

Ala. inmate struggled after sedative was injected during execution

Ronald Smith was given the sedative midazolam.

The drug that was used has previously been used in problematic lethal injections in at least three other states.

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The World

 

South Korea embarks on period of uncertainty with leader’s impeachment

Protesters shouted during a rally calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down in Seoul, South Korea, Friday.

South Korea is grappling with a slowing economy, a growing nuclear threat from North Korea and a more assertive China.

 

Right-wing lawmaker Wilders convicted of anti-Moroccan chants

He criticized the conviction as a “shameful” attack on free speech and an attempt to “neutralize” him.

 

Fears arise about missing men in Aleppo

Syrian fleeing violence arrived at a checkpoint manned by progovernment forces on the outskirts of Aleppo Friday.

UN officials said they had received reports of government reprisals, including arrests and summary killings.

 
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Editorial & Opinion

 

Sachs series leaves one reader thinking about 2020

“Sachs for president. Really, think about it.” — Monte Allen

 

As immigration spiked, we became more diverse — and less trusting

“Unfortunately, trust and diversity are fundamentally incompatible goals.” — Frank Messmann

 

If executives were held accountable, compliance would rival profit as a motivator

“Should not corporate officers, who, as a matter of law, are charged with obligations to exercise due care, pay the costs for their corporate failures to prevent wrongdoing?” — Vince Canzoneri

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Metro

 

A Cambridge community broken up by fire

St. Patrick's Place residents Marcia Jones, left, and Sahida Akter, center, talked in the lobby at the Holiday Inn Express in Cambridge on Tuesday, while Akter's friend, Musammad Sadarbanu, comforted her.

The blaze permanently displaced the residents of St. Patrick’s Place, an affordable housing complex fashioned from a former church.

 

Car that was struck by train was said to have been hemmed in by traffic

Cars at a commuter rail crossing on Brighton St. in Belmont on Friday, December 9, 2016. A commuter train hit a car earlier at the crossing. (Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe)

A woman’s car was on the tracks, hemmed in during Friday morning’s rush hour. And train was approaching, with one child still in the vehicle.

 

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Hope amid the ashes at St. Patrick’s Place

Cambridge-12/03/2016- Firefighters battle a 10-alarm fire at Berkshire and York Streets. Firefighters in an aerial ladder battle the fire in front of St. Patricks Place. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff (metro)

There are hundreds of story to tell about the fire that roared through her neighborhood last week.

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Business & Tech

 

It looks like Biogen may be on the right track with its Alzheimer’s drug

Inside a lab at Biogen in Cambridge.

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

 

Massport picks developers for two prime waterfront parcels

The Massachusetts Port Authority has hooked two more developers for one of Boston’s last vacant waterfront properties.

 

Former Quincy hospital site sold to developer

FoxRock Properties is paying $12 million for the 15-acre Quincy Medical Center parcel. The campus is expected to retain a medical focus.

FoxRock Properties will strive to keep medical uses within the 15-acre Quincy Medical Center.

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Obituaries

 

Adolf Burger, 99; was forced by the Nazis to counterfeit cash

Mr. Burger displayed a counterfeit British pound in 2007.

Mr. Burger was believed to be the last surviving concentration camp prisoner forced to make counterfeit pound notes in a plan to undermine Britain’s economy.

 

US hero John Glenn to lie in state in Ohio

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 09: Tourist gather near a tribute to former Astronaut and US Senator John Glenn, at the National Air and Space Museum, December 9, 2016 in Washington, DC. Glenn, who passed away yesterday December 8, was the first American to orbit the earth, then went on to serve 24 years as a US Senator for the state of Ohio. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Glenn will lie in state preceding a celebration of his life of military and government service and two history-making voyages into space.

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Sports

 

Will the Patriots stick with Eric Rowe at right corner and Logan Ryan in the slot?

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 04: Malcolm Butler #21 of the New England Patriots reacts with Eric Rowe #25 after intercepting Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams (not pictured) during the first half at Gillette Stadium on December 4, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Rowe has never played within the same defensive system for more than a year, and was a safety until his senior year at Utah.

 

Raptors 101, Celtics 94

Raptors use devastating third-quarter run to squash Celtics

Boston, MA - 12/09/2016 - (2nd quarter) Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown (7) finds his lane blocked by a host of Toronto Raptors. as he pulls up for a shot during the second quarter. Celtics vs. Raptors at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 10Celtics-Raptors, LOID: 8.3.931477054.

Kyle Lowry sparked Toronto with 34 points.

 

Hartford 65, BC 63

Lifeless BC pays price in loss to Hartford

Boston Ma- 12/09//2016 Hartford player#11Andrew Ramirez (cq) left battles BC player #1 Jerome Robinson (cq) right during first half action. BCvs Hartford College Basketbell Globe (Jonathan Wiggs /GlobeStaff) Reporter:Topic

“It looked like they didn’t want to be there,’’ said Jason Dunne, who hit the winning 3-pointer.

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Good Life

 

Tiny dancer puts her heart into ‘Nutcracker’ role

Eva Gambon (waving) at a “Nutcracker” rehearsal.

Eva Gambon, 9, was diagnosed in utero with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. But that isn’t keeping the Rockland resident and little ballerina from the stage.

 

Why every adult you know wants footie PJs this holiday season

FootiePJs - Twisty Jumpsuit by Onepiece. (Stephen Butkus/OnePiece)

While the snuggly suits have been around for decades, the adult footed pajama craze was kickstarted back in 1998.

 

Cars

Toyota to revamp America’s top-selling car amid boom in SUVs

A glimpse of the 2018 Camry, which Toyota will unveil in January.

The Japanese automaker said that it would show off the 2018 Camry at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show in January. A teaser photo of the car shows a more rakish, sportier look.

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