Dartmouth case galvanizes female scientists

A week after seven current and former students alleged that Dartmouth College failed to protect them from a culture of sexual harassment and assault, the case has sparked grass-roots activism.

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President Trump told the White House counsel that he wanted to order the Justice Department to bring charges against two of his enemies: Hillary Clinton, and former FBI Director James Comey.

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After conducting fresh DNA testing and analysis, Middlesex County prosecutors announced Tuesday they have at last identified Britton’s killer.

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Governor Charlie Baker’s plan would mandate that a professional engineer approve any engineering plans for work that could pose a material risk to public safety.

 Park users can now enjoy a refurbished system of pathways, traffic patterns, and entrances within Franklin Park.

Boston Parks and Recreation Department

Franklin Park renovations are nearly complete after 6 years

The $7.25 million project is the largest investment in the park since the golf clubhouse was opened in 1998, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department said.

BOSTON, MA - 11/19/2018: Gate of Heaven School in South Boston will be torn down (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC

Kevin Cullen

Not even Gate of Heaven can stand up to Southie’s condo-building boom

There is no better example of the current state of the quality of life in Southie today than the fact that tearing down a school to make way for a parking lot is considered something of a victory.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Luke MacGregor

Trump issues statement ‘standing with Saudi Arabia’ after Khashoggi murder

The CIA reportedly concluded that Jamal Khashoggi, who was living in Virginia at the time of his disappearance, was murdered at the direction of the crown prince.

Chicago gunman killed himself after being shot by police, officials say

Police say Juan Lopez was shot in the chest, but then shot himself with the Glock semi-automatic handgun he was carrying.

South Korean named Interpol president in blow to Russia

South Korea’s Kim Jong Yang has been elected as Interpol’s next president.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/02/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/950407328.jpg Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak: Mass., N.H. among affected states

Health officials in the US and Canada told people on Tuesday to stop eating romaine lettuce because of a new E. coli outbreak that has sickened 32 people in 11 states.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/21/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/d6ec4ba2-ba7b-4d49-9a1b-63b11c516022.jpg In tweet, President Trump says he might attend White House Correspondents’ Dinner

In a tweet late Tuesday, the president suggested that since the annual dinner would not feature a comedian, maybe he would attend.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner112018METRO21casler169.jpg Driver in Sweet Tomatoes crash is sentenced to four years in jail

During a wrenching hearing, prosecutors asked a judge to send Bradford Casler to jail for five years after the 2016 crash, which killed two customers.

Nancy Pelosi has said she has the votes to become the Speaker of the House when Democrats take control of the chamber in January.

Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson

So far, half of the House Democrats in New England support Pelosi

Half of the recently elected Democrats from New England — who now occupy every House seat in the region — are so far publicly supporting Nancy Pelosi to serve as their next speaker.

Katherine Newman

Could Katherine Newman be the right fit to lead UMass Boston ?

Katherine Newman became interim chancellor at UMass Boston last summer in the middle of a firestorm.

Photographer Peter Simon captured a summer scene at Menemsha Harbor.

Peter Simon, who photographed Martha’s Vineyard and far beyond, dies at 71

Peter Simon, 71, who lived on Martha’s Vineyard and died Nov. 18, photographed the island extensively, along with many other subjects far beyond for decades.

Of recreational marijuana, Ramon Aldoyn said, “The people want it, the people demand it, and the people use it.”

Michael Swensen for The Globe

Why they came: Marijuana customers flock to East Coast’s first stores

One man bought at a store but said he’ll also buy on the black market due to legal weed’s high prices.

People waited in line for the opening of Cultivate.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

A brand new state industry kicked off in Leicester and Northampton

Massachusetts’ first two recreational marijuana dispensaries opened to long lines and lots of buzz.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/1-verizon-building-image-644x362.jpg Verizon’s Boston plans include expanded Fios service, 2,000 more jobs at North Station

Verizon will anchor a 31-story building under construction that will open in 2021.

The National Monument to the Forefathers.

On Thanksgiving, revisiting the other Plymouth

It’s where Dylan and friends paused, and don’t forget that there’s one more massive and ornate landmark to see.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/blanding11231724schmarblehead8spt-kH4H--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg A number of Thanksgiving football games moved up to Wednesday

Forecasts for extreme cold on Thursday prompted some schools to reschedule their games.

There’s little doubt that the daylight hours of this year’s Thanksgiving will be the coldest ever recorded in Boston.

Dave Epstein

This Thanksgiving could be Boston’s coldest ever

Years from now, people will be talking about the cold Thanksgiving of 2018 that we are about to endure.

Fran Kolenik carried a tray of apple pies to the oven at her Drive-By Pies in Brookline. She’s baking 550 pies by Thanksgiving eve.

Customers travel far and wide for Drive-by Pies

Fran Kolenik made 250 pies for Thanksgiving last year. For this year’s feast, she’s baking 550.

A man passes in front of a screen showing Jamal Kashoggi during a commemoration event of Khashoggi's supporters on November 11, 2018 in Istanbul. - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on November 11, 2018 that the US will hold accountable all involved in killing a dissident Saudi journalist. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP)OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images

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After Saudi Arabia killed a journalist, Congress must take a stand

US intelligence has confirmed that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Congress must respond.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/ebf07ddfa58e49468400b82af096ee77-ebf07ddfa58e49468400b82af096ee77-24683-24570.jpg Patrice Bergeron is out at least 4 weeks. Here’s how that will affect the Bruins

The team’s No. 1 center suffered a rib and sternoclavicular injury in Friday night’s game against the Stars.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/daviscalhoun3Aspts.jpg Forever the coach, Jim Calhoun couldn’t stay away

After six years of retirement, the 76-year-old coach is back in the game with a brand-new Division 3 team at Saint Joseph

Martha’s Vineyard detective fired for conducting illegal background checks

The detective came under scrutiny after a separate investigation found packages filled with large amounts of cocaine had been delivered to a tenant living inside his home.

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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?


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Aerial photos show devastation from Calif. wildfires

At least 79 people have lost their lives in California’s deadliest wildfire.