Eighth state trooper charged in overtime scandal

Trooper Heath McAuliffe allegedly created fictitious driving citations and changed the time they were issued so he could collect overtime.

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The Greater Springfield YMCA apologized to its members after a letter threatening to call the authorities on parents who smell like marijuana drew a backlash.

Talking Points AM/Larry Edelman

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The British prime minister is fighting for her job after at least 15 percent of the ministers in her Conservative party — the minimum needed — called for a vote of no confidence in her leadership.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/12/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/8c5dc09a5e794b88be2f747c65a9f96a-8c5dc09a5e794b88be2f747c65a9f96a-0.jpg Judge set to sentence ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Trump, is set to learn Wednesday whether his decision to cooperate with federal investigators will lessen his punishment.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/26db64fa5b364901a275e8e31a35e558-1749722646584d098694a243bcd2f470-0.jpg A Trump ally is prepping a run for Mass. GOP chair. That could make life difficult for Baker

Governor Charlie Baker faces a strong challenge from conservative factions who appear to be coalescing behind a pro-Trump, former US Senate candidate, Geoff Diehl, for party chair.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tsarnaev343-23892-k6XF--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyers want to file a 475-page appellate brief

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's legal team is asking a federal appeals court to let them submit an oversized legal brief in their bid to save the admitted killer from the death penalty.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/2ed873a2-9b75-45ef-a558-166a3b6f9870.jpg How do you recover after millions have watched you overdose?

Mandy McGowan, 38, who became known as the “Dollar Store Junkie” after overdosing in Lawrence, said the video showed only a few terrible frames of a complicated life.

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Pence appeared to be trying so hard not to be noticed that it was, well, noticeable.

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At many college counseling centers therapists are overwhelmed and students are forced to wait weeks for an appointment.

Plainridge Park Casino's gaming floor.

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Some towns are calling for table games at Plainville casino to keep up with R.I. casinos

Officials in four towns are calling for an expansion of Plainridge Park Casino, the state’s only slot parlor, to keep pace with its Rhode Island rivals.

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The property, built in 1932, includes 9.4 acres and has 10 bedrooms, 11 baths, 13 fireplaces, and a private beach on 1,800 feet of waterfront.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/11lisaschwarts_001.jpg Dr. Lisa Schwartz, a beacon for medical clarity and accuracy, dies at 55

The Dartmouth College professor, who died Nov. 29, worked closely with her husband to help patients make better decisions.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/648ad0e0c3a94e79b5fadc59ae0a25fa-648ad0e0c3a94e79b5fadc59ae0a25fa-0.jpg Curt Schilling goes after Ocasio-Cortez and Rhode Island congressman on Twitter

In a series of tweets, former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling went after congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rhode Island congressman David Cicilline.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/swensen18112122schfenway-0009.jpg Here are the Globe’s 2018 high school football Players of the Year

We will unveil our Players of the Year and All-Scholastics throughout this week.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AdobeStock_138814240.jpg Is all that screen time hurting your child’s brain? New research raises troubling questions

A new study raises questions about whether screen time is affecting the structure of children’s brains.

Workers picked meat from the lobster (top), which is rapidly frozen with nitrogen. The tail shells are composted nearby.

Greta Rybus for the Boston Globe

WORK SPACE

The grueling and messy work of lobster processing

Maine’s lobster processing industry has been thriving in recent years. Since Shucks Maine Lobster opened in 2006, the lobster catch in Maine has nearly doubled, as has its value.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/25/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/neverett.jpg Tim Neverett will not return to the Red Sox radio broadcast team

Neverett said he chose to let his contract run out rather than continue to work for flagship station WEEI.

Grace Greene and her husband John (not pictured), have had to place about $10,000 dollars on their credit card, after a travel vacation issue.

The Fine Print | Sean P. Murphy

After winning island vacation in silent auction, family feels taken

When they arrived at the Dominican resort, they were told they owed almost $10,000 more upfront for food and drink and could not check in until they paid up.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/12/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AFP_1BI5UY.jpg There’s a really big wedding happening in India today

Guests include former secretaries of state Hillary Clinton and John Kerry and festivities — which began weeks ago — featured a performance by Beyonce.

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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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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.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/12/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AP_16223011235697-1024x576.jpg Kaleo, maker of $4,100 overdose antidote, to offer generic for $178

Kaleo was the subject of two investigations exploring why the company raised Evzio’s list price from $575 to $4,100 over four years.

Love Letters: The Podcast

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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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