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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 of Jamal Khashoggi — a claim the Saudi government has denied.

Another danger in California: Bad air

A couple took precautions as they walked at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco on Friday.

Eric Risberg/Associated Press

The air is so thick with smoke that it ranks among the dirtiest in the world.

Partners HealthCare.

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.

Massachusetts marijuana stores to open Tuesday

Above: Double Dutch Soda medical marijuana at Cultivate Holdings in Leicester. The medical marijuana dispensary will start offering recreational sales Tuesday.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff/File

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

Boston schools agree to change policies on suspensions

The changes are the result of a lawsuit that alleged students were involved in minor discipline incidents that the schools treated as urgent crises.

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.