Seth Moulton may face a primary challenge as activists take aim

FILE -- Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 17, 2018. The 16 House Democrats angling to keep Nancy Pelosi from resuming the post of House Speaker seem to share little in common beyond a determination to shake up their caucus; Moulton, a Marine veteran entering his third term, argues that Democrats need new leaders to reflect a new party. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)

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Seth Moulton’s willingness to buck the top echelon of the party — in this case, Nancy Pelosi — is stirring calls for a Democrat to run against him in the Sixth Congressional District north of Boston.


// Another ‘outsider’ fails in a top Boston job. We shouldn’t take pride in that.

Luis Ramirez became MBTA general manager after a nationwide search but was pushed out in little more than a year. Why can’t people who aren’t from Boston succeed here?

// MBTA head is out as officials say agency needs ‘a different direction’

The switch will mark the fifth leadership change at the T under Governor Charlie Baker.

Salem, MA - 12/11/2018 - Alternative Therapies Group, the state's third recreational pot shop is opening in Salem on Saturday. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Metro, Reporter: Daniel Adams, Topic: 12potshop, LOID: 8.4.4106552210.

Third Mass. marijuana store set to open in Salem

Alternative Therapies Group will begin recreational sales — by appointment only — on Saturday morning.

// At least 3 dead in shooting in Strasbourg, France

French prosecutors said a terrorism investigation had been opened and a suspect had been named in a shooting that killed at least three people.

// Legislators signal support for gas oversight following Merrimack Valley disaster

State lawmakers appeared ready to back a requirement that professional engineers review gas-pipe projects.

// Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Trump for rejected defamation lawsuit

A judge has ordered Stormy Daniels to pay President Trump $293,000 in attorneys’ fees for a rejected defamation lawsuit.

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

The new data also show where Massachusetts counties rank nationally in terms of median household income.

// 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.

// Doctor charged with manslaughter in opioid overdose death

Dr. Richard Miron of Dracut is alleged to have prescribed high doses of opioids without medical reason to a woman who had previously overdosed.

Kevin Cullen

// Christmas in the City shows off the true meaning of the holiday

Forget the commercialism and the culture wars: Christmas in the City holds the true meaning of Christmas.

// OK, Google, which side are you on? CEO is grilled by House committee

Google’s Sundar Pichai faced tough questions from Republicans and Democrats in his first congressional appearance.

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.

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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.

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump threatens government shutdown in contentious Oval Office meeting with Pelosi, Schumer

Arguing heatedly in public with Democratic leaders, President Trump threatened repeatedly to shut down the government if Congress doesn’t provide the money he says is needed to build a wall at the Mexican border.

Boston, MA 12-11-18: CORRECTS PREVIOUS CAPTON.....The Bruins Brad Marchand beats Arixona goalie Darcy Kuemper in the second period for his FIRST goal of the game. The Boston Bruins hosted the Arizona Coyotes in a regular season NHL hockey game at the TD Garden. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

bruins 4, coyotes 3

Bruins’ rapid rally upends Coyotes

It took less than five minutes for the Bruins to go from no goals to four.

Boston, MA 12-3-18: Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski is pictured being interviewed during the red carpet arrivals for the premiere of

‘We’re not looking to move anybody,’ says Red Sox’ Dave Dombrowski

The Red Sox president of baseball operations downplayed reports that the club is looking to shed payroll this offseason.

Miami Gardens, FL 12-9-18: Miami running back Kenyan Drake is pictured as he heads for the endzone where he scored the game winning touchdown on the last play of the game. Miami stunned New England 34-33. The New England Patriots visited the Miami Dolphins in a regular season NFL football game at Hard Rock Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)


The worst losses, and where the Miami fiasco ranks among them

Readers helped out as we tried to determine if that was the worst regular-season loss in Boston sports history.

// 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.

Nancy Carell, left, and Steve Carell arrive at the premiere of

Steve Carell remembers his Massachusetts wedding day perfectly 23 years later

It’s been more than 23 years since Acton native Steve Carell and his wife, Nancy Carell, exchanged vows back in August 1995. But the actor remembers their wedding like it was yesterday.

Pamela Gardner


Local meteorologist Pamela Gardner is switching TV stations

She is leaving WBZ and heading to NBC10 Boston and NECN.

Norwood, MA - 12/06/2018- ] (left) Dr. Thomas T. Perls, Professor of Medicine at Boston University and Frederick Blizard, 105, pose for a portrait in Blizard's home in Norwood on Thursday, December 6, 2018. (Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe) Topic: (magazine)

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Health & Wellness | Magazine

A brief tour of Boston’s anti-aging industry

The quest to turn back the clock has never been more desirable — or more lucrative.

Globe Santa

Mother who has been hurt by street violence seeks help from Santa for her children

Despite the best efforts of law enforcement, crime and violence afflict far too many families in Greater Boston. One Boston mother spoke of the effects of violence in her letter to Globe Santa.


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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