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.

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.

Chris, a supporter of far-right activist Tommy Robinson, wore a Make Britain Great Again cap at a rally.

Mary Turner for The Boston Globe

UK nationalists see President Trump as a ‘role model’

Trump-loving protesters rallying in London are part of a larger nationalistic movement around the world that predates Trump, but is being actively stoked by those close to the president.

//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.

//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/2011-2020/2018/04/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_03statepolice-1_metro.jpg Union boss who defended state troopers faces his own fraud investigation

Dana Pullman is at the center of his own federal fraud investigation, with investigators asking whether the union leader was helping himself while helping others.

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.

//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 fixes at new dorm

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_1AS4C6.jpg Pope asks prelates to delay action on new bishop accountability system

The president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops opened the group’s national meeting by announcing it will delay any action on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis.

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.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/2011-2020/2018/11/09/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/107f604f5845f2548f66834796f5f58d1b2b3b2958ffc561295e03172caa42328a508346ad2715cb33cbbd3f4c432962.jpg What to watch: Lewinsky speaks, ‘My Brilliant Friend’ speaks Italian, ‘Black-ish’ speaks Prince

TV critic Matthew Gilbert navigates this week in television.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Clipboard-7882.jpg Michelle Obama talks politics, fertility troubles, and marriage counseling on ABC’s ‘20/20’

The interview, which aired Sunday night, comes as the former first lady promotes her new memoir, “Becoming.”


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/42a45722-cd60-11e8-a3e6-44daa3d35ede-22801-U843713509493swF--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Michelle Obama, Gabrielle Union shine a light on infertility struggles

Black women are almost twice as likely to struggle with infertility than white women. Gabrielle Union and Michelle Obama can help them to stop suffering in silence.


Smoke from California wildfires to reach Mass.

By the time the smoke reaches the East Coast, it tends to be in the form of a thin layer of haze.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1060303376.jpg Tom Brady responds to Dion Lewis’s postgame comments about going ‘cheap’

“When you win, you get to say a lot of things. That’s the reality of winning,” the Patriots quarterback said.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Tara_Sullivan%20(5)-24443.tif This loss reminded us that Tom Brady is 41

A sustained Titans pressure scheme barely let him unleash his patented precision passing.


//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.

PHOTO 13 – Laura's bench w flowers at hospital. CUTLINE: “The main entrance to Somerville Hospital, as it appears today, which Laura came so close to reaching that fateful morning. She stopped at the bench on the far right of this photo. On the anniversary of her collapse, Peter laid purple flowers there, her favorite.” PHOTO BY PETER DEMARCO


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.

John Oliver dives into President Trump’s promise to ‘Drain the Swamp’ on ‘Last Week Tonight’

On the two-year anniversary of one of the president’s oft-repeated campaign pledges, the comedian examined the Trump administration’s exposure to corruption.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/141008_MJ_005.jpg To fight climate change, environmentalists say yes to nuclear power

The Union of Concerned Scientists, the venerable Cambridge environmental group, outlines a hard truth in a new report on the need for nuclear power plants.

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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