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THOMAS FARRAGHER

Doubt from a juror, but after the verdict

What happened in the rambling courthouse in Lowell is a cautionary tale about the duties and responsibilities of jurors.

A pedestrian checked her cellphone as she walked across Commonwealth Avenue.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

In Honolulu, walking and texting can cost you $99. But in Boston, phone zombies roam free

A bill before the Legislature aimed at reducing jaywalking would increase fines for offenders using a mobile device.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/MIT-Vanu-Bose_0.jpg Vanu Bose, 52, noted figure with MIT and cellular pioneer

Born into one of Greater Boston’s most prominent technology families, Mr. Bose became an entrepreneur in his own right.

The Fairmount Line is the only commuter rail line operating entirely within Boston. Above: Passengers waited for a train at the Morton Street stop.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff/File

Fairmount or Foxborough Line? An urban-suburban transit debate

Two recent initiatives along the MBTA’s Fairmount Line show differing visions for the future of a line that serves a large swath of Boston with no other access to rapid transit.

STAT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/09/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/_10stat02_pg1.jpg How addiction centers target, then trap, public workers

Unionized workers usually have generous insurance benefits that pay for long stays in rehab, but some say they felt trapped during their treatment.

The Nation

Texas town holds first Sunday service since church attack

A man pulled a cross to the service in Sutherland Springs, Texas, for victims of the shooting at First Baptist Church.

By Claudia Lauer

Hundreds of mourners crowded into the tiny town of Sutherland Springs for the service.

STAT

How addiction centers target, then trap, public workers

By Evan Allen and David Armstrong

Unionized workers usually have generous insurance benefits that pay for long stays in rehab, but some say they felt trapped during their treatment.

Appeal offers hope for Newtown families in suit against gun companies

A Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, the same make and model of the weapon used by Adam Lanza at Sandy Hook Elemantary.

By Rick Rojas

Lawyers will make a case in the Connecticut Supreme Court that gun companies and retailers bear responsibility for the attack.

The World

Prince Charles stands in for queen at war memorial ceremony

Prince Charles laid a wreath at the Cenotaph memorial during a Remembrance Sunday event in London.

By Jill Lawless

Queen Elizabeth watched the service at London’s Cenotaph memorial from a nearby balcony.

Former US intelligence officials say Trump is being ‘played’ by Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump talk as they arrive for the family photo session during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Danang, Vietnam, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. President Trump stood before a summit of Asian leaders keen on regional trade pacts and delivered a roaring

By John Wagner

Former CIA director John Brennan and former director of national intelligence James Clapper Jr. faulted the president.

More than 350 dead after quake hits along Iran-Iraq border

A rescue worker searched debris for survivors with his sniffing dog after an earthquake at the city of Sarpol-e-Zahab in western Iran on Monday.

By Nasser Karimi and Amir Vahdat

Frantic searches for survivors took place after the overnight quake, which left thousands injured.

Editorial & Opinion

EDITORIAL

EPA, and not the state, should regulate water pollution

The Nashua River in Pepperell.

Turning over oversight of river pollution to the state brings polluters one step closer to their regulators, and that would be a mistake.

Alex Beam

Never heard of him? All the better

By Alex Beam

“Writer’s writer” is code for “unread, underappreciated, talented, and unknown.”

Opinion | Margery Eagan

GOP tax plan hammers the middle class

Representative Kevin Brady, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, briefed reporters on the Republican tax plan earlier this month.

By Margery Eagan

The difference between what keeps many above water, and what puts them under, is all up for grabs.

Metro

Fairmount or Foxborough Line? An urban-suburban transit debate

The Fairmount Line is the only commuter rail line operating entirely within Boston. Above: Passengers waited for a train at the Morton Street stop.

By Adam Vaccaro

Two recent initiatives along the MBTA’s Fairmount Line show differing visions for the future of a line that serves a large swath of Boston with no other access to rapid transit.

Is the King Arthur’s era over in Chelsea?

The King Arthur’s Motel and Lounge, which was the scene of a 1982 fatal case of police brutality, has been closed for three years.

By Laura Crimaldi

Some of the city’s darkest moments unfolded at the old strip club and motel.

Catholics split over petition drives at churches

At Immaculate Conception Church in Marlborough, activists recently sought signatures for a petition in support of a ballot initiative that would eliminate taxpayer funding for abortions.

By Jeremy C. Fox, J.D. Capelouto and Cristela Guerra

A controversy is brewing at local churches between Catholics whose faith guides their politics and those who favor a wall between church and state.

Business & Tech

GE faces a major inflection point under new CEO John Flannery

General Electric Chairman and CEO John Flannery addressed investors at a meeting in New York on Monday.

By Jon Chesto

General Electric was hailed like a conquering hero at its arrival in Boston last year. Investors have a decidedly different opinion.

Report says diversity in tech will take generations

By Andy Rosen

It will take decades for women, African-Americans, and Latinos to be broadly represented in the tech work force.

Workbar, in deal with investors from Japan, looks to expand in US

Workbar has opened spaces inside Staples stores in a bid to expand its reach.

By Tim Logan

The co-working firm also hopes to expand its footprint in the Boston area.

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Obituaries

Vanu Bose, 52, noted figure with MIT and cellular pioneer

By Bryan Marquard

Born into one of Greater Boston’s most prominent technology families, Mr. Bose became an entrepreneur in his own right.

Liz Smith, 94; gossip columnist dished on the boldfaced-name set

At her peak in the 1980s and 1990s, Liz Smith’s eponymous syndicated column ran in more than 70 newspapers. She publicly feuded with the likes of Donald Trump and Frank Sinatra.

By Lisa Grace Lednicer

For more than a quarter-century, Ms. Smith’s was one of the most widely read in the world.

John H. Cushman, 96, Army general who brought new flexibility to military planning

General Cushman received multiple battlefield commendations for heroism during the Vietnam War.

By Matt Schudel

General Cushman received multiple battlefield commendations for heroism during the Vietnam War.

Sports

PATRIOTS 41, BRONCOS 16

Patriots put prime-time beating on Broncos

Patriots safety Patrick Chung ran toward the sideline after picking off Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler in the fourth quarter.

By Jim McBride

Special teams played a big role Sunday night and Tom Brady threw for three TDs.

BEN VOLIN I ON FOOTBALL

Patriots showed why they have one of the best special teams units in the NFL

Denver CO 11/10/17 New England Patriots Rex Burkhead blocks Denver Broncos Riley Dixon's punt during second quarter action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium . (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic reporter:

By Ben Volin

The win in Denver was made possible by the unheralded special teams units, which led directly to 24 points.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Pursuit of Don Shula’s record could keep Bill Belichick around

Denver CO 11/10/17 New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on the sidelines against theDenver Broncos during second quarter action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium . (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic reporter:

By Dan Shaughnessy

Belichick has an appreciation of coaching legends, and a hatred of Shula.

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KEVIN PAUL DUPONT

Mark Recchi a perfect fit in hockey’s Hall of Fame

By Kevin Paul Dupont

College basketball roundup

Kentucky escapes Vermont’s upset bid

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK

Lawrence Guy has been like glue on defensive line

By Jim McBride

GARY WASHBURN I ON BASKETBALL

Celtics’ 12-game winning streak isn’t a matter of luck

By Gary Washburn

FLUTO SHINZAWA | ON HOCKEY

Bruins are in dangerous territory

By Fluto Shinzawa

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

Celtics optimistic Kyrie Irving will return to action soon

By Adam Himmelsbach

Healthy Life

In Honolulu, walking and texting can cost you $99. But in Boston, phone zombies roam free

A pedestrian checked her cellphone as she walked across Commonwealth Avenue.

By Beth Teitell

A bill before the Legislature aimed at reducing jaywalking would increase fines for offenders using a mobile device.

Names

‘Heroes in Health Care’ recognized at annual gala

From left: Honorees Richard Rakowski, Dusty Majumdar, and Dr. Pierantonio Russo at the “Heroes in Health Care” gala.

By Maddie Kilgannon

The event raised $275,000 to benefit the Maternal Child Health Program and Charitable Care Fund of the VNA of Boston.

Ask Amy

Family loan turns relative into a scofflaw

By Amy Dickinson

I lent some money to a young relative to buy a used truck. He made the first few payments, but then stopped. What do I do next?