Massachusetts marijuana stores to open Tuesday

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The Cannabis Control Commission has issued “commence full operations” notices to pot shops in Leicester and Northampton.

// Sharon parents, 3 kids terrorized by armed man inside their home

At one point during the bizarre attack, the man was stabbing with a knife into a closet door where the father and children had taken refuge, police said.

// Stacey Abrams says she won’t win Georgia race, also plans a lawsuit

‘‘This is not a speech of concession,” she said at a news conference.

// Baker, once a pay hike critic, will take $100k in new compensation

When state lawmakers rammed a bill into law last year giving them and other elected officials hefty pay hikes, the governor was unequivocal in his disapproval.

// Boston’s new tourism boss named

The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau’s board of directors Friday selected Martha Sheridan to be its new chief executive.

// CIA says Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

US intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing — a claim the Saudi government has denied.

// Trump says he gave written replies to Mueller’s questions

The president said he answered questions from special counsel Robert Mueller “very easily,” but has not yet submitted the answers.

// Judge sides with CNN, orders restoration of Acosta’s press pass

A judge in Washington, D.C., ordered the White House to immediately restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press credentials.

// Pulitzer board says Junot Diaz will remain chairman

A number of women writers alleged mistreatment against the celebrated author, leading to a five-month probe.

// Coast Guard searching Narragansett Bay for possible missing boater

A 14-foot skiff was found unoccupied with its engine running, off Newport, R.I., officials said.

// Charges dropped against man accused of killing gas station attendant

The Suffolk DA’s office said the government “filed paperwork withdrawing the murder case against” Kevin Dante Williams Jr., 21.

// Holy Cross cancels classes to hold summit on confronting hate, fostering tolerance

The campuswide summit comes in the wake of a campus assault in which police say a student was targeted because of their sexual orientation.

// Partners HealthCare, Harvard Pilgrim end merger talks, for now

Partners’ chief executive said the deal was getting too complicated, but he didn’t rule out future negotiations.

Rescue crews searched the rubble of a Paradise, Calif., apartment complex on Friday.

The hard part in California: figuring out who’s actually missing

Officials hope many of the more than 600 on a missing persons list escaped the deadly wildfire.

Rob Noyes of Hingham shoveled snow in front of his house on Friday before going to work.

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Nestor Ramos

Winter? Already? Come on.

The symptoms of our case of early-onset winter are textbook: Everybody forgot how to drive. The commuter rail went to hell. There’s snow on the patio furniture you haven’t put away yet.

Map: Where snow from the nor’easter fell

How much snow did New England get on Thursday night?

ROBERT REDFORD (right) as Bob Woodward and DUSTIN HOFFMAN (left) as Carl Bernstein in the 1976 film

Here are some of the most memorable lines from movies written by William Goldman

Goldman authored such screenplays as “All the President’s Men,” “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” and “The Princess Bride.” He died Friday; he was 87.

// The best things to see and do this holiday season

From dancing sugarplums to a musical “Grinch,” there’s a bounty of theater, music, TV, and other attractions to enjoy.

// Red Sox bring back postseason hero Steve Pearce on a 1-year deal

Pearce, the MVP of the World Series, hit three homers against the Dodgers.

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// It’s a crucial stretch for the Bruins, and they have some issues to deal with

The Bruins are third in the Atlantic Division entering Friday’s game, and need to pick up points in Dallas, Phoenix, and Detroit to stay there.

Ty Burr

// Listening to the Beatles’ White Album, 50 years later

The album officially titled “The Beatles” gets a spectacular reissue.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2017.

Oops! Cutting and pasting can cause big problems for lawyers

Cutting and pasting is a known pitfall for lawyers — as was shown when a prosecutor used the technique and inadvertently revealed charges against Julian Assange.

Reading MA 11/13/18 Father Lambert Nieme a priest at Saint Agnes Parish listening during a town select meeting discussing issues of racist graffiti found around town at Reading Memorial High School, Performing Arts Center. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

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Renée Graham

‘Donald Trump was elected president because of his racism, not in spite of it’

In him, racists have someone who will never unequivocally condemn them or the violence they commit.


// Stan Lee knew representation was a modern marvel

Stan Lee understood the superpower of representation and used his heroes to hold space for others.

// Protesters at Sanofi in Cambridge decry high price of insulin

Two mothers Friday tried to deliver the ashes of their two diabetic children to the Cambridge offices of drug giant Sanofi to protest the high price of insulin.


// Oprah Winfrey raises more than $3m for UMass Lowell scholarships

Winfrey commanded the stage all night long, speaking with UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, and offering uplifting words and humorous anecdotes.

Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: ‘I was worried it was going to be awkward and I’d feel trapped’

Will a sports fan and a sports agnostic find something to bond over?

// Dukakis rode around in rusty Hudson to drum up support for North-South Rail Link

The former governor made stops in Mattapan, the Seaport, and Lowell to emphasize the importance of improving transportation.

Stan Grossfeld

// Ahead of The Game, Harvard welcomes back an inspirational visitor

Ben Abercrombie, paralyzed in his first game last year, visited his teammates Thursday and will be there Saturday when they play Yale.

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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?


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