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Red Sox player Bobby Doerr in a circa 1939 photo.

Boston Globe

Former Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr dies at 99

Hall of Famer and former Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr died Monday in Junction City, Ore., the Red Sox announced on Tuesday morning. He was 99.

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Congressional Republicans are proposing a 1.4 percent tax at wealthy private schools with large endowments.

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Francis Hughes’s departure follows disclosures that a state trooper was ordered to remove information from an arrest report about a judge’s daughter.

Governor Charlie Baker spoke at the State House about new proposals to battle the opioid epidemic.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Mass. governor aims to expand battle against opioid addiction

Governor Baker’s proposals include an effort to ensure higher-quality addiction treatment and a provision to allow doctors to commit unwilling patients to 72 hours in a treatment facility.

//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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State Treasurer Deb Goldberg issued a statement calling a Globe report Sunday “troubling.”

The Nation

Elite colleges with fat endowments are on the defensive as the GOP drags them into a D.C. tax fight

By Astead W. Herndon

Congressional Republicans are proposing a 1.4 percent tax at wealthy private schools with large endowments.

Sessions says he ‘always told the truth’ in describing Russia contacts

By Matt Zapotosky

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that he has ‘‘always told the truth’’ in describing his knowledge of Trump campaign contacts with Russians.

Jury in Menendez bribery case again doesn’t reach a verdict

By David Porter

Jurors in Sen. Bob Menendez’s bribery trial went another day without reaching a verdict after a judge told them to “take as much time as you need” to deliberate on 18 counts against the New Jersey Democrat and his wealthy friend.

The World

Australians endorse gay marriage in survey

Australians have said they support gay marriage in a postal survey that ensures that the Parliament will consider a bill to legalize same-sex weddings this year.

Russia drafts legislation targeting foreign media

By Vladimir Isachenkov

Russian lawmakers submitted legal amendments Tuesday that would allow the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents, a retaliatory move to a demand the U.S. made to a Russian TV channel.

Lebanon’s prime minister says he will return in next 2 days

By Sarah El Deeb and Jeffrey Schaeffer

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who plunged the country into crisis with his surprise resignation during a trip to Saudi Arabia, said in a tweet Tuesday that will return home in the next two days but that his family will remain in the kingdom.

Editorial & Opinion

Renée Graham

A tipping point on sexual misconduct? Don’t count on it

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

By Renée Graham

When we speak of tipping points, we’re yearning for seismic change. But it rarely happens.

SCOT LEHIGH

Moore trouble for Senate Republicans

Former Alabama Chief Justice and US Senate candidate Roy Moore.

By Scot Lehigh

It’s hard to separate current evaluations of character and judgments about believability from the prism of ideology. But perhaps that is now changing.

Opinion | Harvey Lodish and Nancy Hopkins

Boston biotech has a woman problem

FILE — A researcher at Pharmacyclics, which developed the cancer drug ibrutinib, in Sunnyvale, Calif., April 1, 2013. The drug was sold for $21 billion. A new study suggests that biotech companies are spending far less than believed on research and development for approved drugs, despite rising prices. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times)

By Harvey Lodish and Nancy Hopkins

Women are routinely excluded from the top posts.

Metro

Mass. House passes its most sweeping crime bill in years

By Jim O’Sullivan

The bill cracks down on opioid trafficking, and it is aimed at reducing recidivism by paring back mandatory-minimum sentences and making it easier for some convicts to obtain employment and housing.

Mass. governor aims to expand battle against opioid addiction

Governor Charlie Baker spoke at the State House about new proposals to battle the opioid epidemic.

By Felice J. Freyer

Governor Baker’s proposals include an effort to ensure higher-quality addiction treatment and a provision to allow doctors to commit unwilling patients to 72 hours in a treatment facility.

N.H. police wanted to charge Phillips Exeter deans for failing to report abuse

Phillips Exeter Academy.

By Laura Crimaldi

The state police investigator looking into allegations that a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by another student at Phillips Exeter Academy was overruled by prosecutors.

Business & Tech

Central Square tower looms over changing neighborhood

The Mass + Main complex under construction in Central Square in Cambridge.

By Tim Logan

Construction is beginning on a 19-story apartment tower at Mass. Ave. and Main Street that will be among the tallest buildings in Cambridge.

Ex-Fidelity employee loses 10-year whistle-blower case

Jackie Lawson lost her whistle-blower lawsuit against Fidelity Investments.

By Shirley Leung

It took one day of deliberations for the jury to find that Jackie Lawson had not been pushed out of the Boston fund company for alleging accounting fraud.

GE’s shares tumble again as investors pass on turnaround

General Electric chairman and CEO John Flannery.

By Jon Chesto

Industrial giant has lost $119 billion in market value this year.

Obituaries

‘Jungle Jim’ Rivera, speedy White Sox hitter

Manuel

“Jungle Jim” Rivera was an outfielder on the 1959 “Go-Go” White Sox pennant-winning team.

David Poisson, 35; was French downhillskier

France's David Poisson holding his bronze medal during the medal ceremony after the men's downhill event of the 2013 Ski World Championships in Schladming, Austria.

By Samuel Petrequi

French downhill skier David Poisson was a former medalist at the world championships.

Sports

BC 73, Sacred Heart 53

Deontae Hawkins sparks BC to win over Sacred Heart

By Jimmy Golen

The Eagles trailed almost the entire first half, then went on a 19-3 run in the second

Celtics 109, Nets 102

Celtics reject Nets’ challenge, run win streak to 13

Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum (0) blocks a shot by Brooklyn Nets' Trevor Booker (35) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

By Adam Himmelsbach

Kyrie Irving scored 25 points in his first game back from a facial fracture.

BOYS’ SOCCER STATE SEMIFINALS

Brockton knocks out St. John’s Prep in Div. 1

 Brockton, MA: 11-14-17: Brockton's Jaylon DaRosa leaps into the arms of teammate Esteven Gomes after DaRosa put his team ahead 1-0 with a first half goal. St. John's Prep took on Brockton in the Division One Boy's State Soccer Semi-Finals at Brockton High School. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Jonathan Sigal

Odair Monteiro’s penalty kick lifted Boxers (20-1-2) to a physical 2-1 victory over Eagles in D1 semifinal in Brockton.

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GIRLS’ SOCCER STATE SEMIFINALS

Westford Academy outduels King Philip to reach Div. 1 final

By Jonathan Sigal

Nora Princiotti

Patriots relax, take in sights of Colorado Springs

By Nora Princiotti

Bruins notebook

David Krejci a game-time decision for Bruins

By Kevin Paul Dupont

FIELD HOCKEY STATE SEMIFINALS

Andover holds off King Philip; Watertown back in title game

By Ryan Hathaway

NICK CAFARDO I ON BASEBALL

Will Red Sox strike out in their quest for a power bat?

By Nick Cafardo

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Porous Raider defense should give Patriots room to breathe

By Ben Volin

AROUND THE HORN | SECOND BASE

Wear and tear on Dustin Pedroia creates issues at second base

By Peter Abraham

Celtics notebook

Celtics play Nets for first time without added incentives

By Adam Himmelsbach

FLUTO SHINZAWA | ON HOCKEY

Dressing multiple rookies can make life hard for the Bruins

By Fluto Shinzawa

Wednesday Food

2017 Thanksgiving recipes

Less is more: 10 easy recipes to get you through Thanksgiving

Like the look of this slow-roasted herbed turkey? Check out next Wednesday’s Food section. For everything else you’ll need on Thanksgiving, keep reading now.

By Sheryl Julian

Think of this as a new era in the kitchen. Cut down on how much you make this Thanksgiving and the time you spend making it. We’ve pared down classic recipes and given them all lots of flavor.

What She’s Having

Putting politics aside in the name of chicken

A Spicy Deluxe sandwich at Chick-fil-A in Dedham.

By Devra First

Devra First tried the famed original Chick-fil-A sandwich for the first time, with a side of mixed feelings.

Getting Salty

Getting Salty with Katrina Jazayeri of Juliet

Katrina Jazayeri

By Kara Baskin

Her restaurant eschews tips in favor of a profit-sharing model for staff and will host a public salon series on topics like sexual harassment in the workplace in the coming months.

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Thanksgiving recipes 2017

Recipe: This cranberry relish is so simple you don’t even cook it

By Karoline Boehm Goodnick

Thanksgiving recipes 2017

Recipe: Potatoes, cheese, and milk. What more could you want?

By Jill Gibson

TV CRITIC’S CORNER

Kevin Bacon to star in Boston drama

By Matthew Gilbert