What happens with the Red Line-Blue Line connection now?

Linking the only two unconnected T lines was a part of the Boston bid to land Amazon’s second headquarters.

What Amazon’s HQ2 snub says about Boston

Being an also-ran might be what’s best for the region, but housing and transportation issues remain.

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President Trump’s disparaging remarks on Twitter about France on Tuesday were highly unusual, an international relations expert said.

Republican US Representative Bruce Poliquin is challenging ranked-choice voting in Maine as he seeks to fend off a challenge from Democrat Jared Golden.

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Maine US House candidate seeks injunction to stop ranked-choice voting

In a historic test case, US Representative Bruce Poliquin, a Maine Republican, filed a federal lawsuit hoping to stop the unconventional process called ranked-choice voting.

Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-5718.jpg The future looks good for the Democrats

Election results look resoundingly like a significant Democratic win — and one that bodes well for the party’s short-term future.

President Trump.

CNN sues President Trump, demanding reporter’s return to the White House

CNN is suing President Trump, demanding reporter Jim Acosta’s return to the White House.

Talking Points AM/Larry Edelman

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Plus the latest on GE, Amazon, and Airbnb in Boston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/3254af74571a44a1a21caa14897235db-3254af74571a44a1a21caa14897235db-0-kuUD--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg N.H. judge orders Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double murder case

The order was issued in the case against Timothy Verrill, who’s charged with killing Christine Sullivan and Jenna Pellegrini in 2017 in a house in Farmington, N.H.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/BigPicture/Images/AFP_1AT53A.jpg These are some of the wildest — and most heartwarming — storylines emerging from the California wildfires

Amid the devastation and pain, stories of everyday heroes and courage have emerged, as well as some surprising ways people — and animals — evaded the flames.

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The object ‘Oumuamua — Hawaiian for “messenger from afar arriving first” — is the first ever observed intruding in the orbits of our planets.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/CathyMerrill3.jpg N.H. woman wins two gold medals at international arm-wrestling competition

Cathy Merrill, a 54-year-old bus driver from Sunapee, faced elite arm wrestlers from all over the globe at the 2018 World Armwrestling Championships last month.

Peter DeMarco (left) and Dr. Assaad Sayah, chief medical officer for Cambridge Health Alliance, embraced Tuesday.


Hospital leaders apologize, acknowledge mistakes cost Laura Levis her life

For the first time, Peter DeMarco and officials from Cambridge Health Alliance, the parent company of Somerville Hospital, sat face to face — more than two years after Laura Levis’s death.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Tara_Sullivan-24472.tif Trick plays that make Tom Brady a receiver or blocker aren’t worth it

In each of their last three games, the Patriots have exposed their 41-year-old QB to too much risk.

Ty Burr

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/GettyImages-51086971.jpg Stan Lee’s work helped audiences escape the real world. Is that actually a good thing?

Thanks in part to the Marvel Comics legend, Hollywood makes ridiculous money convincing audiences never to grow up. And why would we when the real world is such a disastrous mess?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Twitter_28pressley_01_met.jpg ‘Squad’: Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib band together at orientation

They’re documenting the start of their congressional journey on Instagram.

This isn’t going to be a major snowstorm, but there could be some accumulation of snow.

Dave Epstein

Another nor’easter is coming Thursday night, and this one may bring snow

Because there will be enough cold air at all layers of the atmosphere when the storm begins, many of us will see our first snow of the season.

Office workers scuffling at work. Vector illustration

Miss Conduct

Advice: My boss gets upset when we disagree

What can I do to keep a difference of opinion from escalating?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/swensen1811910potquestions0015-22851.jpg ‘One marijuana, please.’ Here’s how to avoid embarrassing yourself in the new pot shops

How do I pay? What do I need to bring? What happens when I walk in? With recreational pot sales just days away in Massachusetts, here’s what you need to know.

Worker Emma Caron, of Hopedale, Mass., hands only, weighs and crowns pre-rolls, medicinal cannabis cigarettes, Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Sira Naturals medical marijuana cultivation facility, in Milford, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)


Somerville moves on equity for marijuana businesses

Somerville’s Board of Aldermen on Thursday unanimously passed a dramatic equity ordinance.

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The conversations offer a rare opportunity to hear players talk openly about managing their pain and the physical grind of the game.

Opinion & Ideas


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By forcing US bishops to delay a vote on reforms, the Vatican dashed any remaining illusions that it was capable of imposing accountability within on the sexual abuse crisis.

Special reports

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/01/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/laura1104alt-4761.jpg 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?


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Witness the birth of the marijuana industry in Massachusetts, and catch up on national pot headlines. Subscribe to “This Week in Weed” for the latest marijuana news from reporter Dan Adams every Saturday.

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, October 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: fall colors, Halloween, and a World Series victory.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/13/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/SOCIAL_PILLS_02-1024x576.jpg A new frontier for drug ads: patient ‘influencers’ on social media

A new industry links drug makers with “influencers” — patients with devoted followings who might promote their products or share their insights.