LEGAL POT SLIDER Leicester, MA, 11/19/2018 -- Adam Spencer, 34, (R) talks over his selection with a budtender for the opening of Cultivate, one of the state's first two pot shops. This the first day the store can sell recreational marijuana to adults 21 and older. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 21potopen Reporter:

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LEGAL POT SLIDER Northampton, MA - 11/20/2018- ] Dave Mech aka

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LEGAL POT SLIDER Leicester, MA, 11/19/2018 -- People wait in line for the opening of Cultivate, one of the state's first two pot shops. This the first day the store can sell recreational marijuana to adults 21 and older. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 21potopen Reporter:

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LEGAL POT SLIDER Leicester, MA, 11/19/2018 -- Brittani Beeso, 23, of Worcester purchases marijuana at the opening of Cultivate, one of the state's first two pot shops. This the first day the store can sell recreational marijuana to adults 21 and older. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 21potopen Reporter:

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LEGAL POT SLIDER Leicester, MA, 11/19/2018 -- A customers purchase of marijuana in various forms at the opening of Cultivate, one of the state's first two pot shops. This the first day the store can sell recreational marijuana to adults 21 and older. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 21potopen Reporter:

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LEGAL POT SLIDER Leicester, MA, 11/19/2018 -- Iraq veterans Justin Moreau (L) and Nick Ash who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan purchase marijuana at the opening of Cultivate, one of the state's first two pot shops. This the first day the store can sell recreational marijuana to adults 21 and older. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 21potopen Reporter:

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LEGAL POT SLIDER Leicester, MA, 11/19/2018 -- Iraq Veteran Stephen Mandile, of Uxbridge, hands his money to Cultivate President Sam Barber as he makes the first purchase at the opening of Cultivate, one of the state's first two pot shops. This the first day the store can sell recreational marijuana to adults 21 and older. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 21potopen Reporter:

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LEGAL POT SLIDER Northampton, MA - 11/20/2018- ] Mayor of Northampton David Narkewicz makes the first legal purchase of recreational marijuana from Co-founder of NETA Arnon Vared, on Tuesday morning, November 20, 2018. (Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe) Topic: (business)

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LEGAL POT SLIDER Leicester, MA, 11/19/2018 -- Vegan items were also for sale at the opening of Cultivate, one of the state's first two pot shops. This the first day the store can sell recreational marijuana to adults 21 and older. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 21potopen Reporter:

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Potential customers lined up outside of Cultivate in Leicester Tuesday morning.

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Northampton, MA - 11/09/2018- ] Jake Moriarty, a Patient Service Associate a.k.a.

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Pictured here is “gummie” medical marijuana, also sold at Cultivate.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/swensen1811910potquestions0011-23093.jpg Here are the menus at Massachusetts’ first 2 recreational marijuana dispensaries

Cultivate in Leicester and New England Treatment Access (NETA) in Northampton opened for recreational marijuana sales Tuesday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/649632598-10351.jpg In reversal, Representative Joe Kennedy calls for marijuana legalization nationwide

Kennedy’s change of heart comes in an opinion piece for STAT News on the same day that recreational marijuana sales began for the first time in Massachusetts.

Some at US Representative Seth Moulton’s town hall-style meeting in Amesbury Monday held signs backing Nancy Pelosi.

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Seth Moulton catches heat for Pelosi rebellion

A backlash to the congressman is brewing both in D.C. and at home.

Mothers talk with each other after getting a number to apply for asylum, in Tijuana, Mexico, by the entrance to the border with the United States, Nov. 17, 2018. A federal judge on Nov. 20 ordered the Trump administration to resume accepting asylum claims from migrants no matter where or how they entered the U.S., dealing at least a temporary setback to the president’s attempt to clamp down on a huge wave of Central Americans crossing the border. (Mauricio Lima/The New York Times)

Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

Judge Jon Tigar said the US may not refuse asylum to migrants at the southern border.

Melissa Gaudette, 33, and Edwin Benitez-Figueroa, 36, died Saturday when they were hit by a Christmas-themed train near this spot in Wareham.

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‘I just had a feeling it was her’

Leon and Jean Gaudette said they don’t know how how or why their daughter and her companion were struck by the “Train to Christmas Town” Saturday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/ab58187a9a51435ab1ce98a8b57ff8b4-ab58187a9a51435ab1ce98a8b57ff8b4-0.jpg Ivanka Trump used personal e-mail for government work, report says

The president’s daughter and adviser sent messages to White House aides, Cabinet members and her assistants.

Two people are dead, one injured in violence in Jamaica Plain

A man and woman died in a shooting and another man was stabbed in the incident at 60 Bickford St. on Monday night.

Law enforcement officials and first responders were at the scene of the shooting Monday.

Four dead, including suspected gunman, after Chicago hospital shooting, police say

A police officer was among those killed Monday at Mercy Hospital.

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Bradford Casler was convicted last month following a jury trial where Casler took the stand in his own defense.

Talking Points AM/Larry Edelman

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Plus: Boston Scientific makes big UK buy, France wants Ghosn out at Renault, and Mass. goes to pot.

Peter Simon on a farm in Vermont in an undated photo. This image appeared as part of an essay Simon published in the Globe Magazine in July.

Peter Simon, renowned Martha’s Vineyard photographer and brother of Carly Simon, dies at 71

Simon died Sunday of cardiac arrest, according to a family friend.

Wellesley DPW employee survives being electrocuted while cutting tree

The worker was cutting down a tree on Laurel Avenue when either he or the elevated “bucket” he was in made contact with a high voltage power line.

Suicide bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital, at least 40 killed

A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 40 people, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/gun21312312.jpg Man arrested with gun, marijuana after foot chase through Downtown Crossing

Officers responded to the area of Temple Place and Tremont Street around 10:40 a.m. after receiving a call about a man who had been threatening someone with a gun.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/1044777584.jpg ‘A mess inside and out’: Martha Stewart was not pleased with her first Uber ride

The domestic entrepreneur’s ride started off poorly and only got worse once she saw the condition of the vehicle.

Stephen Curry and the Warriors put on a great show at Oracle Arena — but some fans in the building can only see it on TV.

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Dan Shaughnessy

$100 to hang around a Warriors game but not actually see it live? I’ll pass

A bizarre new marketing approach by Golden State lets fans into the building — but not into the game.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/4d8e23746dcd4479877243a96af28fad-4d8e23746dcd4479877243a96af28fad-0.jpg Is Lane Johnson having fun yet? And other NFL Week 11 thoughts

Perhaps Johnson is starting to understand that winning every year like the Patriots, even if it is “miserable,” is a lot more fun than losing.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Chairs_01-23202.jpg Snow squalls may affect holiday travel

The rainy weather in Boston is supposed to switch to snow Tuesday afternoon, but it won’t amount to much.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/03/BostonGlobe.com/Spotlight/Images/FullSizeRender%20(2).jpg DNA testing yields new clues in 49-year-old cold case

The Middlesex District Attorney’s office will announce a major development in the murder of Jane Sanders Britton, a Harvard graduate student bludgeoned to death in 1969.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/15/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/kreiter_celeste1_food-9269.jpg 10 dishes that made us thankful in 2018

What better way to celebrate the holiday than remembering some of the best things we ate this past year?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/9167e09e-dcd8-48ef-b637-55d3a641042e.jpg I’ll save six hours of cooking time on Thanksgiving with a take-out turkey. Is it worth the shame?

A woman considering serving a take-out turkey worries about getting roasted.

JOAN VENNOCHI

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/19/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi-5722.jpg Thank you, Seth Moulton, for shaking things up and rubbing people the wrong way

Moulton deserves credit, not damnation, for making Nancy Pelosi press her case to remain House speaker.

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Opinion | Colin Angle, Jay Hooley, Scott Landers, and Jeff Ray

Message from the men: We know the power of women on boards

Massachusetts companies need to step up to more gender diversity.

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2013, file photo, a person points to a screen with an airplane travel list while holding up a phone at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. International air travel has become remarkably safe in recent years, with deadly accidents like last month's Lion Air crash in Indonesia becoming more rare. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

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Opinion | Maggie Hassan

Making airline travel safe for all

New protections are now in place to make sure passengers are safe and treated with dignity when they travel.

RENÉE LOTH

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Why can’t we regulate these two-stroke terrors out of their (and our) misery?

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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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