Lawmakers keep up pressure on National Grid to end lockout

Neither the Senate nor Governor Baker are throwing their support behind legislation that would force National Grid to cover the tab for extending unemployment benefits.

Kevin Cullen

// By being murdered, Whitey Bulger may help compensate his victims

Of all the ironies, none is richer nor more poignant than the prospect of damages awarded to Bulger’s estate going to families of those he murdered.

// Here’s how much money residents in each Mass. town make, according to Census data

New Census data also show where Massachusetts counties rank nationally in terms of median household income.

// Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ is a group of journalists dubbed ‘The Guardians’

The 10 finalists also included the student protesters of the March for Our Lives, Vladimir Putin, and Christine Blasey Ford.

This Revere vehicle stopped briefly in the left travel lane to allow a woman to place the stuffed animal at the scene.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

‘A lot of hearts are broken’ by death of girl in Revere

The 5-year-old girl was among five people — including the girl’s younger sister, a 2-month old infant — who were struck by an SUV in Revere driven by Autumn Harris.

// Fallen Worcester firefighter was a single dad devoted to his daughter

Christopher Roy, who died Sunday while fighting a five-alarm fire, “was a kind and generous and giving man who lived for his daughter,” his mother said.

// Getting mental health care can be a struggle even if you’re insured

More than half of Massachusetts adults who sought mental health or addiction treatment in recent months had difficulty getting an appointment, according to a survey.


// At Logan, Delta gets Terminal A to itself

Delta unveiled ambitious plans on Monday to fulfill the pledge its chief executive made last year, plans that will make Logan the airline’s fastest-growing airport in 2019.

// Should Boston go back to an elected School Committee or would it create more dysfunction?

The City Council will hold a hearing Tuesday to weigh the questions surrounding the selection of School Committee members.

// Another sunny, chilly day in Boston

It will be sunny and cold for the next few days in Boston, with highs only reaching the 30s.

Bernard Madoff.

Talking Points | Larry Edelman

10 years after Madoff: ‘No one remembers anything’

After a tumultuous couple of months, it feels like our good luck is about to run out. Is it?

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly (right) and President Donald Trump.

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Mr. President, please consider my application to be your chief of staff

The Trump administration is notable for its backbiting, turf wars, petty jealousy, and nonsensical tantrums. He doesn’t need a general. He needs an exhausted dad.

Michael A. Cohen

// John Kelly leaves White House with his reputation in tatters

He exposed himself as small-minded, dishonest, and sympathetic to Trump’s most egregiously racist and xenophobic policies.


// Run, Elizabeth Warren, run

If Warren wants to run for president, she should.


‘Our baby is going to the prom. One that you didn’t expect would ever go to a prom.’

A special education school south of Boston put on a spring prom just for kids with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Boston MA 12/10/18 Boston Celtics Marcus Morris is fouled by New Orleans Pelicans Anthony Davis during first quarter action at TD Garden (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: 16allschopics reporter:

Celtics 113, Pelicans 100

Celtics’ depth on display in convincing win over Pelicans

Marcus Morris led the Celtics with 31 points, while Jayson Tatum added 21, and Jaylen Brown had 19.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

// For new father Robert Williams, the lessons come fast — especially against Anthony Davis

Three days after what he said was the biggest day of his life, the birth of daughter Ava, the Celtics rookie enjoyed the biggest day of his pro career.


‘Everyone was nervous’: How Nathan Eovaldi’s agents handled the World Series and his free agency

“He keeps saying he was 0-1 in the World Series,” Sam Levinson said. “But he ended up being the winner.”

// Ayanna Pressley listens to Bostonians one more time before heading to D.C.

An event Monday night was billed as a listening-only hearing, and for more than two hours Boston City Councilors heard a range of stories, from people young and old.

US President Donald Trump walks to Marine One prior to departing from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, December 7, 2018. - Trump is traveling to Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

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Trump’s ‘public charge’ anti-immigrant proposal is cruel and unusual

The Trump administration’s “public charge” rule is chilling and cruel, and letters from Massachusetts officials show how the policy would hurt immigrants.

Opinion | Laurence H. Tribe

// Constitution allows prosecution of a sitting president

Our country’s governing document makes good on the promise that no one is above the law.

LEGAL POT SLIDER Sam Barber, president and CEO of the Cultivate dispensary, arranges smokable strains of cannabis before opening on the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Leicester, Mass. Cultivate is one of the first two shops permitted to sell recreational marijuana in the eastern United States, more than two years after Massachusetts voters approved it in 2016. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Opinion | Martin J. Walsh

Setting a new standard for retail pot stores in Boston

Barriers remain to ownership opportunities for entrepreneurs from local communities of color.


Special reports

Globe Magazine

// Help was a few feet away. Why didn’t they save her?

My wife, Laura Levis, did everything she could to save herself when the asthma attack began. She went to Somerville Hospital and called 911, too. How could she have been left to die just outside the emergency room?


// It’s All Downhill

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The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month: November 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a colorful sunrise, Christmas tree lightings, and high school sports.


// Will Democrats in Congress keep the door open for pharma — or slam it?

Current and former staffers and lobbyists connected to the industry said PhRMA is struggling to preserve its clout.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Love Letters: Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and “Wet Hot American Summer” creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

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