It’s been a rough few weeks for Warren’s White House hopes. Does it matter?

Senator Elizabeth Warren in November.

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Elizabeth Warren is having a media moment, and not much of the news has been good.

Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., has received criticism over his opposition to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., becoming speaker of the House. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Patrick T. Fallon

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Seth Moulton on Pelosi battle: ‘Tough conversations make us stronger, not weaker’

Ultimately, this leadership battle has given us the time to choose who we want to be as a party, and not to let inertia decide for us.

// Pelosi reaches deal with dissident Democrats to limit her speakership to 4 years

Representative Nancy Pelosi agreed to limit herself to four years as speaker, a deal that brokers a truce with critics, including Seth Moulton of Massachusetts.

President Trump.

National Enquirer company is cooperating in investigation of hush-money payments

A US Attorney says the National Enquirer’s parent company won’t be prosecuted over efforts to protect Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign.

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MS-13 ‘all but eradicated’ US Attorney says

US Attorney Andrew Lelling’s comments came during a conversation that touched on topics such as marijuana, immigration, and a recent Globe report about a federal probe into a Newton judge.

// Baker says gas restoration is ‘substantially completed’ in Merrimack Valley

Crews have restored gas to 98 percent of the approximately 8,000 targeted meters that were affected by the disaster in the Merrimack Valley.

A pro-Brexit demonstration in London.

Europe seems unstable. Here’s what’s going on

Trouble seems to be bubbling up across Europe, including among our closest allies.

Hackers fooled Save the Children into sending $1 million to a phony account

Save the Children Federation said it was the victim of a $1 million cyberscam last year.

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Toy retailers are making a play for the Toys ‘R’ Us void

Owners of smaller toy shops are devising clever ways to compete with Amazon and big box retailers, after the demise of Toys “R” Us and with the arrival of the holiday season.

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First major offshore wind project threatens fishermen, advocates say

Lobstermen worry the nation’s first major offshore wind farm, planned for the waters between Martha’s Vineyard and Block Island, will transform the area and make it too treacherous to fish.

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Rain is back in the forecast this weekend

One of the longest stretches of the year without any rain or snow is coming to a close with a storm system on the horizon for the weekend.


// In OT thriller vs. Wizards, Kyrie Irving was huge during ‘winning time’ of Celtics’ seventh straight victory

Kyrie Irving finished with 38 points, and scored the Celtics’ final 12 points over the game’s final three minutes.

FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2013, file photo, Alan Ashley, chief of sport performance with the U.S. Olympic Committee, speaks with reporters during a news conference in Park City, Utah. The U.S. Olympic Committee has fired chief of sport performance Alan Ashley in the wake of an independent report that said neither he nor former CEO Scott Blackmun elevated concerns about the Larry Nassar sexual abuse allegations when they were first reported to them. The 233-page independent report was released Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. It detailed an overall lack of response when the USOC leaders first heard about the Nassar allegations from the then-president of USA Gymnastics, Steve Penny. Blackmun resigned in February because of health concerns.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)


Scathing report on US Olympic Committee cries out for action

The report exposed abject indifference, willful ignorance, and rampant self-interest in the USOC’s handling of the gymnastics sexual abuse case.

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Here comes the (big) neighborhood

Boston aims to strike a balance as major development plans for Suffolk Downs move forward.

Love Letters

Came home one day and my boyfriend had moved out!

He never said a word about his plan to leave, but get this — he thinks we can keep dating.

Plainridge Park Casino's gaming floor.

Should Plainridge Park casino be allowed to have table games?

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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Indira A.R. Lakshmanan

Trump and the world’s autocrats want to silence journalists. But the truth will out

Time magazine’s highlighting of journalists shines a light on a vital public service that most citizens take for granted.

US President Donald Trump makes a statement for the press before a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and presumptive Speaker, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the White House December 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images



Trump wants to use government shutdown to make Americans pay for wall

The wall is a ridiculous, wasteful demand, and holding the rest of the government hostage to it more ridiculous still.

Globe Santa will help families with children who are ill

Some people seeking help from Globe Santa speak of the toll a child’s illness takes on the child, but also on parents and their brothers and sisters and on a family’s stability and financial health.


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// 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.


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Plainridge Park Casino's gaming floor.

Should Plainridge Park casino be allowed to have table games?

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.


// 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

// 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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