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(CREDIT: Elkus Manfredi Architects) -- RENDERING info from source: Proposed pedestrian flow improvements with the widening of the south side of the Boylston Street sidewalk as viewed from the corner of Boylston Streetand Tremont Street. Thisvisioning project will help Emerson College redefine its“front door” to Boston Common and the City ofBoston. Looking west along Boylston Street, in theforeground on the south side isthe Little Building,currently being enovated by EmersonCollege. ( dusk no-crosswalk )

Elkus Manfredi Architects

Emerson College has big plans for its corner of Boston

The school will transform the tarp covering a building under construction into a canvas — the latest in changes the school is making to boost its image in Boston and around the world.

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The unexpected string of Democratic victories earlier this month in Virginia means even Charlie Baker can’t take reelection for granted.

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A 20-year-old autistic man from Marshfield has just completed, for the second time, the world’s largest jigsaw puzzle.

Uncertainty at the agency Elizabeth Warren helped create

Monday brought uncertainty, paralysis, and a media frenzy around the relatively obscure Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

On some MBTA bus lines, as many as 20 percent of the riders pay with cash when they board a bus.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

The MBTA wants to go cashless. What about people who might be left behind?

The bulk of those who pay fares with cash live in low-income communities that have the highest concentration of bus ridership.

The Nation

Uncertainty at the agency Elizabeth Warren helped create

Leandra English, who served as deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and says she is the rightful acting director of the agency, met Monday with Senators Chuck Schumer and Elizabeth Warren on Capitol Hill.

By Julia Jacobs

Monday brought uncertainty, paralysis, and a media frenzy around the relatively obscure Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Senators focus on deal-making to secure tax bill votes

Senate Finance Committee members (from left) Tim Scott, Pat Toomey, John Cornyn, and Orrin Hatch met with the press Monday.

By Jim Tankersley

The Senate plans a floor vote this week as part of a frenzied stretch to pass the package by Christmas.

A woman approached The Washington Post with a dramatic — and false — tale about Roy Moore

Washington Post reporter Stephanie McCrummen (left) interviewed Jaime T. Phillips at a Greek restaurant in Alexandria, Va.

By Shawn Boburg, Aaron C. Davis and Alice Crites

The woman appears to work with an organization that uses deceptive tactics to secretly record conversations in an effort to embarrass its targets.

The World

NEWS ANALYSIS

Is Prince Harry-Meghan Markle union a sign of change in Britain?

Prince Harry posed Monday with Meghan Markle at Kensington Palace in London, after announcing their engagement.

By Sarah Lyall

The news is a frivolously welcome distraction at a time of unrelenting bad news in the country.

Indonesia volcano forces mass evacuation, shuts Bali airport

Smoke billowed from Mount Agung on Tuesday.

By Firdia Lisnawati

Mount Agung has been hurling clouds of ash about 9,800 feet into the atmosphere, and lava is welling up in the crater.

Pope arrives in a Myanmar tainted by Rohingya crackdown

Pope Francis was greeted Monday by children dressed in traditional clothing after his arrival in Myanmar.

By Jason Horowitz

The pontiff met with the head of a military that has driven more than 620,000 Rohingya Muslims out of the country.

Editorial & Opinion

EDITORIAL

No soft landing for reviled ex-Trumpsters

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci spoke last week during a stop in Jerusalem.

Tufts Daily stands up to the Mooch.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Instead of protecting John Conyers, Nancy Pelosi should speak up for his accusers

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is on the wrong side of history on this one.

By Joan Vennochi

Let the woman who filed a sexual harassment complaint against Representative John Conyers speak out and tell her story.

Opinion | Jeffrey D. Sachs

Runaway greed enabled by the tax bill will lead to a crisis

By Jeffrey D. Sachs

The United States has become a plutocracy, a government of the rich, by the rich, and for the rich.

Metro

Emerson College has big plans for its corner of Boston

(CREDIT: Elkus Manfredi Architects) -- RENDERING info from source: Proposed pedestrian flow improvements with the widening of the south side of the Boylston Street sidewalk as viewed from the corner of Boylston Streetand Tremont Street. Thisvisioning project will help Emerson College redefine its“front door” to Boston Common and the City ofBoston. Looking west along Boylston Street, in theforeground on the south side isthe Little Building,currently being enovated by EmersonCollege. ( dusk no-crosswalk )

By Laura Krantz

The school will transform the tarp covering a building under construction into a canvas — the latest in changes the school is making to boost its image in Boston and around the world.

Things that Work

Trauma group offers a community in pain a place to heal

Liz Walker started the Cory Johnson Program for Post-Traumatic Healing. More than 1,500 people have attended its events.

By Matt Rocheleau

A Roxbury-based program has seen promising signs in trying to help residents cope with psychological trauma.

40,320 pieces and 423 hours later, Marshfield man is jigsaw puzzle king

Jack Brait posed for a portrait with his completed Ravensburger Puzzle at his home in Marshfield.

By Billy Baker

A 20-year-old autistic man from Marshfield has just completed, for the second time, the world’s largest jigsaw puzzle.

Business & Tech

MBTA ponders plan for 602 housing units, shops, offices at Quincy Center Station

The Quincy Center Station may soon be the site for hundreds of housing units, retail shops, and offices.

By Adam Vaccaro

It’s another significant step for the long-planned redevelopment of downtown Quincy.

There’s barely any housing being built in the suburbs

Work is underway on the high-rise Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences in the Back Bay — condo units that will be affordable to only a tiny percentage of Bostonians.

By Tim Logan

Greater Boston is adding housing at a rapid clip, but just in Boston and a handful of close-in cities.

Indian IT giant Infosys plans to add office and 500 jobs in Providence

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo and Infosys President Ravi Kumar spoke after a news conference in Providence on Monday.

By Jon Chesto

Providence will be the latest city to benefit from the company’s plan to hire 10,000 US workers.

Obituaries

Frances Redd, 95, special needs teacher who overcame tragedies

Mrs. Redd, who raised six children, persevered after her husband’s death and a fire that ravaged her home.

By Bryan Marquard

Mrs. Redd, of Roxbury, raised six children and persevered after her husband’s death and a fire that ravaged her home.

Sports

Pistons 118, Celtics 108

With Avery Bradley on the other side, the going got tough for Celtics

Boston, MA: 11-27-17: Former Celtics guard Avery Bradley (right) returned to Boston with his new team the Detroit Pistons tonight. Bradley and former teammate and close friend Marcus Smart (left) shake hands before they embrace following the Pistons victory. The Boston Celtics hosted the Detroit Pistons in a regular season NBA basketball game at TD Garden. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Adam Himmelsbach

The Celtics lost their fourth game of the season in a meeting of the top teams in the Eastern Conference.

Dan Shaughnessy

Dave Cowens might be the most unappreciated superstar in Celtics history

Dave Cowens led the Celtics to a seven-game NBA Finals victory over the Milwaukee Bucks and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (right) in 1974.

By Dan Shaughnessy

If you didn’t see him play, it’s hard to explain the essence of Cowens, who will be honored at “The Tradition” on Tuesday night.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Why isn’t Avery Bradley still with the Celtics? Blame the salary cap

Boston, MA: 11-27-17: Former Celtics guard Avery Bradley returned to Boston with his new team the Detroit Pistons tonight. Bradley and former teammate and close friend Marcus Smart embrace following the Pistons victory. The Boston Celtics hosted the Detroit Pistons in a regular season NBA basketball game at TD Garden. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Gary Washburn

Bradley’s trade to the Pistons was an example of everything that’s wrong with the NBA’s financial structure.

Tuesday Stories

Love Letters

Rejected at the gym

By Meredith Goldstein

“The next time I saw him he was very friendly, but I pretended to be indifferent. The time after that, he noticed my presence and started flirting with other women.”

TV Critic’s Corner

Yup, ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ is marvelous

Rachel Brosnahan plays Miriam “Midge” Maisel in Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

By Matthew Gilbert

The Amazon series from “Gilmore Girls” creator Amy Sherman-Palladino is one of the most charming new shows of the year.

Names

Two years later, JFK library still without a permanent director

The interior of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is reflected in a portrait of JFK near the entrance.

By Mark Shanahan

The post has been filled on an interim basis since Tom Putnam left.