Katherine Clark was in the trenches in fight for House

US Representative Katherine Clark in May.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe/File

Representative Clark, vice-chairwoman of recruitment for Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, played an instrumental role in helping Democrats gain control of the House last week.

Boston, MA -- 08/01/15 -- Legendary comic artist Stan Lee signs a Captain America prop for a fan during the Boston Comic Con, held at the Seaport World Trade Center, on August 1, 2015, in Boston, Massachusetts. (Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe)

Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee dies at 95

Lee has for decades been revered as a comic book giant for his central role in creating the Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, and other major Marvel characters.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AFP_1AE72B.jpg John Kerry, Fox News host trade barbs on Twitter on Veterans Day weekend

The former Secretary of State told Greg Gutfeld that soldiers fought so he could be a “complete fool” on social media.

A rendering of two proposed Back Bay buildings, as seen from Boylston Street.

Elkus Manfredi

Plans for two towers above the Mass. Pike move forward

The cost of the complicated Back Bay project has been pegged at about $350 million.

Century-old Westwood railroad bridge rebuilt to allow bigger trucks underneath

The East Street bridge in Westwood, the century-old bridge that occasionally opened up trucks like cans of corn, is no more.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/63f0e1f536df41dea44a842c0ea7e1a4-63f0e1f536df41dea44a842c0ea7e1a4-0.jpg Athenahealth will join former GE Healthcare operation after acquisition

The Watertown company agreed to the merger as part of an acquisition by two private equity firms for $135 per share.

TalkingPoints AM

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/699810030.jpg Looks like Jeff Immelt played matchmaker in athenahealth deal

Immelt was quoted in the press release today, though it didn’t say whether he’d have a role in the combined company.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/DevahPager_Atticus_2.jpg Devah Pager, a Harvard sociologist who documented bias in hiring, dies at 46

Dr. Pager was a rising star in the field of sociology.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_11082018_11umbdorm_5651x-22799.jpg UMass Boston promises swift improvements at new dorm

Students have complained about lax security, plumbing problems, bad food, and more.

Winter Holidays People Taking a Photo. Happy Characters Taking Selfie with Smartphone. Cartoon Man and Woman Making Christmas Picture Together. Vector illustration

Adobe/Globe staff

‘If you listen to Christmas music in November, you are a psychopath’

The jack-o’-lanterns might still be perched atop doorsteps. Thanksgiving might still be weeks away. But for a collection of holiday enthusiasts, the Christmas music is already blaring.

David Epstein

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner122613METROfeatures1-22833-U8437135094934J--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Winter rides into New England with two nor’easters this week

The first storm will bring significant precipitation and some strong wind, but it’s the second that could bring snow to areas quite close to Boston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/29/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/upper%20body.jpg Vigorous exercise could help prevent prostate cancer, Harvard study finds

Researchers found that men who do long-term vigorous exercise, like running, biking, or swimming, are less likely to develop advanced and lethal prostate cancer.

Timothee Chalamet at Kendall Square for a Q&A screening of

Timothée Chalamet attended a Cambridge ‘Beautiful Boy’ screening. It was a mob scene

Chalamet took a break from filming scenes for “Little Women” for the event, where he received the kind of ecstatic welcome usually reserved for visiting pop star royalty.

Opinion | James Alan Fox

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/13FOX2WEB.jpg Keeping guns away from dangerous individuals is easier said than done

Most will find a way no matter what roadblocks are placed in their path to destruction.


Smoke from California wildfires to reach Mass.

Some of the smoke, especially the particles that reach 20,000 to 30,000 feet of elevation, is being swept toward the Northeast.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/strandedturtle.jpg Sea turtle found stranded on Eastham beach is struggling to survive

Despite not looking too bad on the beach, the turtle may have had health problems that were not immediately obvious.

Conductor Ken-David Masur arrives for the 11th Annual Latin Grammy Awards on November 11, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Conductor Masur leaving BSO for MSO

BSO associate conductor Ken-David Masur will be the music director at the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Lee111118patstitans23-24425.jpg How Titans cornerback Adoree’ Jackson kept Josh Gordon in check

The second-year Titans cornerback had things covered against the Patriots receiver.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/5d8b338d926e451991c02fe68dff6a4c-5d8b338d926e451991c02fe68dff6a4c-0.jpg Tuukka Rask, Jaroslav Halak, and where the Bruins go from here

Rask will likely meet with coach Bruce Cassidy Monday morning to reassess following the netminder’s leave of absence.

You can pull off Thanksgiving like a pro with a little help.

Holiday hacks: Top chefs’ tips for a successful Thanksgiving spread

Pare down your menu. Work ahead. Buy a ricer. Keep the wine flowing. And use butter — lots of butter. But first, breathe deeply and read on.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/30/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/ERsignCircled.jpg Laura Levis did not have to die. Here’s what needs to change.

The Globe magazine story underscored the need for changes to the emergency response system and accountability for Massachusetts hospitals.

Special reports

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In these private hearings, who you are — and who you know — may be just as important as right and wrong. Read the Spotlight report.


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