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Disrupted America

When the pizza delivery guy is also ‘Nazi Bob’

Bob Martin (right) participated in a demonstration with hundreds of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., last August.

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In an instant, Chad Eisenhart was forced to confront, in a stunningly personal way, one of the most stomach-churning events since Trump’s rise to power.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_dogawards5_met.jpg Rescue, a very good dog, named country’s best

The 5-year-old service dog came into Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes’ lives after they were injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

Ambassador Scott Brown shared a traditional Māori greeting with Māori elder Mike Paki before the Rangitikei College awards ceremony earlier this month.

Scott Brown’s pay is $155,000 per year. The benefits are priceless

Of the ripples from Donald Trump’s 2016 splash, Brown’s ascension to ambassador ranks among the most unlikely. And, for the former US senator, the most fortunate.

The Boston IRS branch operates out of the JFK Federal Building.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff/File

911 call: IRS agent put a gun in her mouth and sexually assaulted her

Despite allegations by an intern, a special agent in the Internal Revenue Service’s criminal investigation office in Boston has not been charged with any crimes.

The Nation

Disrupted America

When the pizza delivery guy is also ‘Nazi Bob’

Bob Martin (right) participated in a demonstration with hundreds of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., last August.

By Matt Viser

In an instant, Chad Eisenhart was forced to confront, in a stunningly personal way, one of the most stomach-churning events since Trump’s rise to power.

Republican tax bill faces obstacle over small business

By Jim Tankersley

Speaker Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin had is trying to resolve an unlikely conflict in his own backyard.

Progressive pastors call on Roy Moore to quit Senate race

The Rev. William J. Barber spoke at a rally in opposition to Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore at a church in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday.

By Jay Reeves

The pastors said the conservative judge is unfit to serve, days after religious conservatives expressed their commitment to Moore.

The World

Argentina says it might have received signals from missing sub

Argentina’s authorities clarified that it has not been confirmed that the calls came from the ARA San Juan, though that is the working hypothesis.

Argentina’s Navy detected satellite calls late Saturday that officials believe might have come from a submarine that hadn’t been heard from in three days.

Tens of thousands rally against Mugabe in Zimbabwe capital

Protesters demanding President Robert Mugabe stands down march towards State House in Harare, Zimbabwe Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. In a euphoric gathering that just days ago would have drawn a police crackdown, crowds marched through Zimbabwe's capital on Saturday to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa's last remaining liberation leaders, after nearly four decades in power. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

By Jeffrey Moyo

The demonstrators called for the president to give up power, days after a military takeover placed him under house arrest.

Lebanon’s PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days

French President Emmanuel Macron (right) with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri at the Elysee Palace.

By Bassem Mroue

The prime minister will declare a political stance for the first time since making a resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia.

Editorial & Opinion

Renée Graham

Roy Moore and the politics of spite

VESTAVIA HILLS, AL - NOVEMBER 11: Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Judge Roy Moore speaks during a mid-Alabama Republican Club's Veterans Day event on November 11, 2017 in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. This week Moore's campaign was brought under scrutiny, after being accused of sexual misconduct with underage girls when he was in his 30's. (Photo by Wes Frazer/Getty Images)

By Renée Graham

Roy Moore is lashing out in every direction, and his supporters are lapping it up.

DANTE RAMOS

The GOP’s class war: against Harvard, but for the rich

The steps of Widener Library in Harvard Yard.

By Dante Ramos

When government tries to squeeze tens of billions out of anybody, it’s only natural to ask: What for?

EDITORIAL

More trains mean equity for Fairmount Line

A passenger arrived in the early morning to a nearly empty train stop on the Fairmount Line in 2016.

A planned one-year experiment on the Fairmount Line deserves a fair trial.

Metro

Scott Brown’s pay is $155,000 per year. The benefits are priceless

Ambassador Scott Brown shared a traditional Māori greeting with Māori elder Mike Paki before the Rangitikei College awards ceremony earlier this month.

By Joshua Miller

Of the ripples from Donald Trump’s 2016 splash, Brown’s ascension to ambassador ranks among the most unlikely. And, for the former US senator, the most fortunate.

Rescue, a very good dog, named country’s best

Jessica Kensky and Rescue waited for the limo that would take them to the ASPCA awards ceremony.

By Eric Moskowitz

The 5-year-old service dog came into Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes’ lives after they were injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

911 call: IRS agent put a gun in her mouth and sexually assaulted her

The Boston IRS branch operates out of the JFK Federal Building.

By Shelley Murphy

Despite allegations by an intern, a special agent in the Internal Revenue Service’s criminal investigation office in Boston has not been charged with any crimes.

Business & Tech

Talking Shop

How to feel good about your holiday spending

Cullen Schwarz (left) and Peter Kruskal, cofounder and VP of Data Science, respectively, of the startup DoneGood.

By Janelle Nanos

DoneGood wants you to, well, do some good this season.

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

This guy plays a mean Vindor. A what?

Saxophonist Joel Edinberg playis a Vindor digital wind instrument with the Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra during a David Bowie tribute show at the Regent theater in Arlington.

By Scott Kirsner

Local entrepreneurs sing the praises of their novel musical instruments, but is there a market for them?

MICHELLE SINGLETARY | THE COLOR OF MONEY

Keep the CFPB as a watchdog, not a lapdog

Outgoing director Richard Cordray said the agency recovered $12 billion for about 30 million consumers.

By Michelle Singletary

Richard Cordray’s departure gives President Trump an opportunity to appoint a new leader.

Sports

Celtics 110, Hawks 99

Celtics extend win streak to 15 games

Jaylen Brown (7) reached for a rebound with teammate Aron Baynes nearby in Saturday’s 110-99 victory.

By Gary Washburn

Kyrie Irving had 30, Jaylen Brown had 27, as Celtics fought back from a 16-point deficit.

Bruins 3, Sharks 1

Rookies, Anton Khudobin fuel Bruins win over Sharks

Boston Bruins goalie Anton Khudobin (35) blocks a shot by the San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl (48) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

By Kevin Paul Dupont

Khudobin turned back 36 shots for the victory, moving his record to 5-0-2.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

It’s time for an NFL team to sign Colin Kaepernick

Teams continue to pass on former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

By Christopher L. Gasper

Kaepernick’s NFL exile is both conspicuous and suspicious, given the paucity of competent passers.

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BEN VOLIN I SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

Evaluating the Mexico City game and the NFL’s expansion internationally

By Ben Volin

GARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

Lionel Hollins is recharging himself for another coaching run

By Gary Washburn

BC 39 , UCONN 16

BC blows out UConn to become bowl eligible

By Julian Benbow

YALE 24, HARVARD 3

The Game is all Yale

By Nick Ironside

FLUTO SHINZAWA | SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

So far, a lighter workload has not made Tuukka Rask a better goalie

By Fluto Shinzawa

NICK CAFARDO | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Are big-money managers being minimized?

By Nick Cafardo

MIAA GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Newton North is deep, talented, and Division 1 champs

By Dan McLoone

MIAA BOYS’ SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS

Leonardo Teixeira helps Brockton capture first state soccer title

By Jonathan Sigal

MIAA GIRLS’ SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS

Runnels delivers Danvers D2 title in PKs

By Ethan Schroeder

MIAA boys’ ALL-STATE CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Prep’s Tristan Shelgren outruns Newton North’s Andrew Mah for state title

By Shawn McFarland and P.J. Wright

MIAA FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Watertown field hockey nets 9th straight Division 2 title

By Ryan Hathaway

DIVISION 4 SEMIFINALS | MELROSE 22, HOPKINTON 8

Isaac Seide, Melrose wear down Hopkinton, advance to Super Bowl

By Nate Weitzer

DIVISION 7 SEMIFINALS | MASHPEE 28, ST. MARY’S 20

Devaun Ford, Mashpee earn third straight Super Bowl berth

By Henry Brechter

DIVISION 3 SEMIFINAL | NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH 29, TEWKSBURY 21

Brendan McHugh’s speed paves North Attleborough path to Gillette

By Owen Pence

TEXAS TECH 75, BC 64

BC basketball falls to Texas Tech

By Tom Yantz

BC 4, NU 1

BC hockey stays on a roll

By Frank Dell’Apa

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK

Preparing for altitude was high on Patriots’ list

By Nora Princiotti

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

UMass defense keys victory over BYU

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

It’s a good bet legalized gambling is coming to our sports leagues

By Kevin Paul Dupont

Celtics notebook

Kyrie Irving emerges as a closer in streak

By Gary Washburn

NASCAR | Ford EcoBoost 400 (Sunday, 3 p.m. NBC)

Veteran quartet in spotlight at NASCAR’s championship finale

By Jenna Fryer

PATRIOTS VS. RAIDERS | SUNDAY, 4:25 P.M. (CBS)

Patriots’ keys to victory over the Raiders

By Jim McBride

Ideas

ideas

Born in Boston, buried in a ‘foreign devil’ graveyard in China

By Veronique Greeenwood

When New England was America’s gateway to China, Massachusetts left its mark on distant shores.

Opinion | Scott Gilmore

The devils you (don’t really) know

FILE - In this May 18, 1995 file photo President Bill Clinton gestures while talking to Zimbabwe Prime Minister Robert Mugabe in the Colonnades of the White House, Washington after their Oval Office meeting. Mugabe seemed almost untouchable for much of his nearly four-decade rule. Shrewd and ruthless, he managed to stay in power despite advancing age, growing opposition, international sanctions and the dissolving economy of a once-prosperous African nation. Now, the apparent abrupt end of the Mugabe era is launching Zimbabwe into the unknown. It's a humbling close to the career of a man who crushed dissent or sidelined opponents after leading Zimbabwe since 1980. (AP Photo/Greg Gibson, File)

By Scott Gilmore

The appalling track record of Western-backed “change agents” in foreign countries should prompt a serious assessment of why we keep getting it so wrong.

Ideas | Christopher Klein

After the first Thanksgiving, things went downhill

Chief Massasoit visited by Governor Winslow, Plymouth Colony, 1620s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration. (North Wind Picture Archives via AP Images)

By Christopher Klein

The people who arrived in 1630 in huge numbers were much more opinionated and less open-minded than the Pilgrims.

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Ideas | A.J.B. Lane

Can’t we all just get along?

By A.J.B. Lane

Brainiac

Big Data: 1 millimeter

By Alex Kingsbury

Obituaries

Francis Davis Millet, 100, influential Milton Academy teacher

Mr. Millet founded the school’s squash program.

By Bryan Marquard

Mr. Millet was a mentor for generations of students at the school, where he had taught and lived since he was hired 75 years ago.

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dies at 64

Malcolm Young, second from left, performed with AC/DC in Munich in 2003. Also on stage were Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd, Angus Young, and Cliff Williams.

By Mark Kennedy

Mr. Young was the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the legendary Australian band.

Ferdie Pacheco, 89, ‘fight doctor’ for Muhammad Ali

Ferdie Pacheco and his wife, Lusita, with heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali. Pacheco called Ali “the greatest of all time.”

By Richard Goldstein

Mr. Pacheco was a boxing presence for four decades as the physician in Muhammad Ali’s corner and later a ringside TV analyst.

Sunday Arts

book review

Friendship forged for the good of young nation

By Douglas Brinkley

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson first met in 1775 in the Continental Congress and evolved from Revolutionary War collaborators to political rivals to loving friends in their twilight years.

NAMES

Gisele Bundchen takes on Trump policy: ‘Nothing justifies killing’ elephants for trophies

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen looks on during a meeting in September of the Global Pact for the Environment at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

By Mark Shanahan

The Brazilian supermodel and wife of Tom Brady is upset about the administration’s decision to allow hunters to bring elephants killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back to the United States.

book review

Think Henry James fanfic — in a good way

James Banville’s “Mrs. Osmond” picks up where “The Portrait of a Lady” leaves off.

By Anthony Domestico

James’s original characters aren’t deepened, but the pleasure of James Banville’s style are considerable.

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Dance

Holiday dance picks

By Karen Campbell

Classical Music

Holiday classical picks

Classical Music

Christmas carols, Arabic instruments

By Zoë Madonna

Pop Music

Holiday pop picks

By Maura Johnston

Theater

Holiday theater picks

By Don Aucoin

Television

Holiday TV picks

By Matthew Gilbert

Pop Music

Pentatonix in harmony with the holidays

By Lauren Daley

@Large

The death of The Sexiest Man Alive

By Michael Andor Brodeur

Local bestsellers

By Kaitlyn Locke

new england literary news | nina maclaughlin

A ballerina’s life and another reason to buy book for holidays

By Nina MacLaughlin

the story behind the book | kate tuttle

Facing advancing age with courage and wisdom

By Kate Tuttle

Here There Everywhere

Here, there, and everywhere

By Necee Regis

book review

A love song to a new homeland

By Felicia R. Lee

Fashion

Roving boutique Gogarbaj parks itself

By Kara Baskin

What would you do to survive?

By Chelsey Philpot

Travel

America’s love of ancestry hits the road. Welcome to heritage tourism.

Actress Lea Michele travels to Ellis Island to learn about her ancestry on the television show “Who Do You Think You Are?”  Inspired by genealogy-themed TV shows, DNA test kits, and ancestry research websites, Americans are now studying their family trees by traveling back to their homelands, fueling the trend of heritage tourism.

By Christopher Muther

It’s becoming big business as millions of people research their family trees and analyze their DNA.

CHRISTOPHER MUTHER

The ancestry-fueled trip of a lifetime in London

Susan Muther, the author’s mom, watches the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace.

By Christopher Muther

When a mother became obsessed with her ancestry, her son decided it was time to bring her back to the motherland. Cue the tears and the scones.

Santa’s Village and Story Land revisited: Even more magical than you remember

Visitors can get up close and personal with Santa’s reindeer at Santa’s Village.

By Michael Hartigan

Both parks are rooted in nostalgia. But each also evolved, continually adding new rides and updated services.

Real Estate

Great housewarming gift ideas

The “Volcano” wheel-thrown porcelain vase.

By Marni Elyse Katz

Holiday presents that are sure to charm any host.

Holiday gifts for $25 and under

By Marni Katz

From flasks to ornaments to speakers (yup, speakers), we offer ideas that are big on clever, easy on the wallet.

Holiday gifts locally sourced, made in New England

By Kara Baskin

From tote bags to honey to a bottle opener shaped like a crab, locally sourced gifts to charm the New Englander on your list.

Magazine

Top Places to Work

The 2017 Top Places to Work

There are 125 organizations that made our lists of the top places to work in Massachusetts. See who they are.

Top Places to Work

EF Education First named No. 1 on list of largest Mass. companies

Cambridge, MA - 10/18/2017 - TPTW On the creative floor, Lori Zartarian (cq) works at left. At right is a debriefing meeting on an interview candidate. EF Education is the largest winning company. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff) Topic: 111917largest-EF Education Reporter: Sarah Shemkus

By Sarah Shemkus

The education travel giant encourages employees to explore new territory, both geographical and professional.

Top Places to Work

Enterprise Bank tops list of large companies in Mass.

Lowell, MA - 10/26/2017 - TPTW John Irving (cq), center, technical support specialist II, finishes topping his potato. Next in line is Denise Veenstra (cq). In the background, at right, is CEO Jack Clancy (cq). It's Baked Potato Day in the corporate office of Enterprise Bank (cq). The fundraising food event will support The Sun Santa Fund (cq) (the Lowell Sun). (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff) Topic: 111917large-Enterprise Bank Reporter: Sarah Shemkus

By Sarah Shemkus

Part-time tellers often turn into longtime employees at this community bank.

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Top Places to Work

Acorio selected No. 1 small company in Mass.

By Sarah Shemkus

Top Places to Work

What resumes can’t show about job candidates, skills tests can

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

Top Places to Work

These companies take training way past the basics

By Carmen Nobel

Globe Magazine

2017 Top Places to Work

Top Places to Work

Top small employers for 2017

Top Places to Work

Opening doors for the over-50 job seeker

By Robert Weisman

Top Places to Work

12 weeks of paid parental leave applies to dads, too

By Cindy Atoji Keene

Top Places to Work

10 creative perks designed to make workers feel valued

By Sarah Shemkus

Love Letters

Surviving at work, after dating the boss

By Meredith Goldstein

Connections | Magazine

We’re newlyweds over 50, and the best is yet to come

By Jill Lipton

Globe North

BRION O’CONNOR | ON THE MOVE

Fall hiking benefits winter skiing

By Brion O’Connor

Hiking is one of the best cross-training methods to prep for winter sports activities.

THANKSGIVING DAY FOOTBALL

In Tewksbury, Hiltz twins key to success

Braden, and Blake Hiltz, Tewskbury High School football players, who are key contributors to a Redmen squad that has advanced to the D3 state semifinals. The two brothers also dealt with twin-to-twin transition syndrome prior to their birth. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

By Tom Petrini

Identical twins Blake and Braden Hiltz, born 18 years ago after a difficult pregnancy, are key players for the 9-1 football team.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

By Tom Petrini

Andover High grad Alyssa Casey averaged 20 points and 9.5 rebounds in her first two games as a collegian at Merrimack.

Globe South

The many flavors of Turkey Day

Newton, MA., 11/06/17, Siva Koumar, owner of Walnut Grille, holds his vegan Thanksgiving meal. Siva Koumar, who is from India, opened the Walnut Grille, a vegan and vegetarian restaurant, in Newton Highlands five years ago; he also began a family tradition back then, a vegan Thanksgiving for family and friends, held at his home. This year, he'll be preparing a vegan Thanksgiving meal at his restaurant the day before the holiday and repeating the drill the next day at home. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)

By Hattie Bernstein

From vegan to food from around the world, tables will be filled with the spice of life this Thanksgiving.

Plymouth house frequented by Thoreau is for sale

xxsohouse - Hillside, the Gothic Revival house built in Plymouth in 1845 by Benjamin Marston Watson, a friend of Thoreau and the Transcendentalists. (Sheri Eubanks/Tarantino Real Estate)

By Robert Knox

The question is whether a public entity, such as the town of Plymouth or a nonprofit historical preservation group, would acquire Hillside for the sake of preserving the town’s connection to the Concord Transcendentalists.

THANKSGIVING DAY FOOTBALL

In Norwell, making a Stout sandwich easy as 1, 2, 3

By Katherine Fominykh

In Norwell, John, Matt, and Sam Stout savor every moment they share together on the gridiron.

Globe West

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

By Craig Larson

Wellesley College senior diver Maura Sticco-Ivins was honored as the NEWMAC Diver of the Week for the 18th time in her college career.

BUSINESS PLAN

Helping East African artisans find a market for their products

Ritah Nakandi, who emigrated from Uganda, formed the collective to help East African women support their families.

By Cindy Cantrell

Ritah Nakandi of Newton launced Afri-root Collective to help East African women support their families through artisanal skills passed down for generations.

UP CLOSE

Teen becomes ambassador for diabetes awareness

Francis Selldorff was named the 2018 Merritt J. Levitan Youth Ambassador for Joslin Diabetes Center.

By Cindy Cantrell

Now a junior at Belmont Hill School, Francis Selldorff acts as a spokesperson for Joslin Diabetes Center.