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Daniel Flores.

Bill Mitchell

Red Sox prospect’s life cut short, leaving disbelief and questions

Daniel Flores, 17, was immensely talented and playing ball as recently as a few weeks ago. Then came seemingly impossible news.

The fine print

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When Eversource discovered the oversight last year, rather than writing off the loss as a mistake of its own making, the company aggressively demanded payment.

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Governor Baker’s administration is launching a review after a trooper was ordered to delete information from an arrest report involving a judge’s daughter.

Construction at UMass Boston.

JONATHAN WIGGS/GLOBE STAFF/File

Chaotic management led to UMass Boston deficit, audit says

The audit points to faulty record-keeping, lack of discipline, and a poor understanding among officials of the campus’s major construction projects.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Image%20Tease%20Place%20Holder.png The Season Ticket podcast

Chris Gasper welcomes Celtics reporter Jay King to analyze the Celtics’ 92-88 triumph over the Warriors.

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“If these allegations are true, he must step aside,” said Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Senate majority leader.

The Nation

Senate GOP leader says Roy Moore should exit race if claims are true

Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a rally, in Fairhope, Ala. in September.

By Jonathan Martin and Alex Burns

“If these allegations are true, he must step aside,” said Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Senate majority leader.

Senate GOP plan would delay corporate tax cut, limit deductions on local taxes

By Damian Paletta

As leaders in each chamber grapple with difficult trade-offs on tax rates, deductions, and deficits, the House is making decisions the Senate won’t accept and the Senate is doing the same to the House

20 GOP House members urge Speaker Ryan to act on immigration

By Luis Alonso Lugo

Nearly two dozen House Republicans on Thursday pressed Speaker Paul Ryan to act quickly on legislation that would protect some 800,000 young immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children.

The World

International court opens probe into Burundi deadly violence

By MIKE CORDER

International Criminal Court judges have authorized an investigation into allegations of state-sponsored crimes in Burundi including murder, rape and torture, announcing the decision Thursday shortly after the East African nation became the first to formally quit the court.

New book alleges gay sex in Vatican dorm, shady banking

By NICOLE WINFIELD

The Italian journalist who was put on trial by the Vatican for publishing confidential documents has written a new book alleging a host of Catholic sins, including gay sex in the Vatican’s youth seminary.

Trump, aiming to coax Xi, bets on flattery

By Mark Landler, Julie Hirschfeld David and Jane Perlez

BEIJING — President Donald Trump heaped praise on President Xi Jinping of China on Thursday, blaming Trump’s own predecessors for China’s yawning trade surplus with the United States and saying he was confident that Xi could defuse the threat from North Korea.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Linda J. Bilmes

On Veterans Day, let’s honor the promises we’ve made to veterans

A color guard closes the Veterans Appreciation Honors Ceremony at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Nov. 8.

By Linda J. Bilmes

Yes, we ought to spend money on Veterans Day — by creating a Veterans Trust Fund.

SCOT LEHIGH

It’s not just Virginia that sent a message to Trump

New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy speaks to supporters during his election night victory party on Nov. 7, in Asbury Park, N.J.

By Scot Lehigh

New Jersey and Maine also had something to say about this bitter era.

Opinion | L. Rafael Reif

Transformative automation is coming. The impact is up to us

Machinery for spinning yarn at the Parkdale textile plant in Gaffney, S.C. Many of American textile companies that survived outsourcing have largely turned to automation, reviving the industry but employing far fewer workers than in the past.

By L. Rafael Reif

We must proactively and thoughtfully reinvent the future of work.

Metro

North End archeological dig finds 1600s artifacts

Joe Bagley, the city’s archeologist, expected to find a trove of 19th-century artifacts in the North End — not a window into Boston as it existed nearly two centuries before that.

By Brian MacQuarrie

The pottery apparently was discarded by the family of John Jeffs, a mariner whose Atlantic trade enabled him to buy a house and two acres in 1656 in Boston’s original downtown.

Wayland artist with ‘intense energy’ dies after a deer crashes into his windshield

David Lang.

By Danny McDonald

David A. Lang was a sculptor, painter, and photographer whose work was displayed at museums and universities in Greater Boston.

Baker investigating why trooper was ordered to change police report

Governor Charlie Baker.

By Andrea Estes

Governor Baker’s administration is launching a review after a trooper was ordered to delete information from an arrest report involving a judge’s daughter.

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Business & Tech

Shirley Leung

Harvey Weinstein is why all-male boards are a bad idea

Harvey Weinstein.

By Shirley Leung

A company with no female directors? There were 16 among the state’s 100 largest public companies in the latest Boston Club survey.

Mass. Senate approves sweeping health care bill

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

The wide-ranging bill seeks to control the rising costs of medical care and prescription drugs.

Marijuana activists, companies clash over recreational rules

Shaleen Title, one of the agency’s five commissioners,called the expedited economic empowerment licenses a critical tool for helping to compensate those who “lost their jobs, homes, children, and most importantly their freedom for using and selling cannabis.”

By Dan Adams

A controversial policy memo circulated by dispensaries drew accusations of racism and protectionism.

Obituaries

Nancy Friday, 84, bestselling student of gender politics

Ms. Friday’s books about gender politics helped redefine American women’s sexuality and social identity in the late 20th century. Above: Ms. Friday at her home in Washington.

By Anita Gates

Ms. Friday’s books about gender politics helped redefine American women’s sexuality and social identity in the late 20th century.

Sports

Red Sox prospect’s life cut short, leaving disbelief and questions

Daniel Flores.

By Alex Speier and Aimee Ortiz

Daniel Flores, a strapping 17-year-old, was immensely talented and playing ball as recently as a few weeks ago. Then came a piece of seemingly impossible news.

Revolution announce hiring of Brad Friedel as coach

FILE - In this July 17, 2014, file photo, Brad Friedel warms up during Tottenham Hotspurs practice at Virgina Mason Athletic Center in Renton, Wash. Former U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Friedel is the new head coach of the New England Revolution. The appointment was announced on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Madeleine Meyer, File)

By Nathaniel Weitzer

Friedel has an extensive résumé as a goalkeeper and recently coached the US Under-19 national team.

MIAA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS | SECTIONAL FINALS

Everett High football team led by Band of Brothers

Everett, MA: 11-8-17: Everett High School football teammates, Left to right, Mike Sainristic, Anthony Norcia, jake Willcox and Jason Maitre are pictured outside of Everett Memorial Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Nate Weitzer

Bound by their championship pedigree, QB Jake Willcox and WRs Mike Sainristil, Anthony Norcia and Jason Maitre have cemented a strong relationship for the Tide (8-0).

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THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Chloe Layne delivers both goals for King Philip

By Ethan Schroeder

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

Jayson Tatum unlikely to play against Hornets

By Gary Washburn

MIAA FOOTBALL PLAYOFF PICKS | CRAIG LARSON

Craig Larson’s sectional final football picks

By Craig Larson

MIAA SUPER BOWLS

Gillette Stadium hosting all 8 MIAA Super Bowls

By Craig Larson

By Aimee Ortiz

Kevin Paul Dupont

Among other issues, Bruins are lacking grit

By Kevin Paul Dupont

UMass vs. Maine football preview

By Nathaniel Weitzer

THE BETTOR’S EDGE

Browns are a risky team to bet on

By Ed Ryan

FANTASY FOOTBALL

Injury to Aaron Rodgers has really hurt

By Ed Ryan

Weekend

music review

A memorable farewell from jazz fusion giant John McLaughlin

Guitarist John McLaughlin performing onstage with his band the 4th Dimension at the Wilbur Theatre Wednesday night .

By Ed Symkus

McLaughlin and band hit the stage at the Wilbur with what looked, sounded, and felt like a supply of boundless energy.

Movie Review

Twice the dads, not twice the fun

From left: Mel Gibson, Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell, and John Lithgow in “Daddy's Home 2.”

By Tom Russo

“Daddy’s Home 2” adds Mel Gibson and John Lithgow to Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell.

galleries | cate mcquaid

Mark Burns is the John Waters of ceramics

Mark Burns’s “GODZILLA VS KINGKITSCH”

By Cate McQuaid

His show at Gallery 224, in Allston, uses ceramics to shock, amuse, and challenge.