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Cold temperatures set regional records for Thanksgiving

Meisha Duan of Los Angeles was dressed for the cold while visiting Boston on Thursday.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Thursday’s big chill made it the coldest Nov. 22 on record in locations throughout New England. Boston tied its record of 24 degrees for the lowest high temperature on that date.

Mystic, CT - 11/18/2018- ] William Korinek, CEO of Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals, plays tag football at ST Butler Elementary School in Mystic with his two sons and longtime friends on Sunday, November 19, 2018. Korinek and Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals are now developing a drug to treat concussions. (Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe) Topic: (business)

The search for a pill that treats concussions

A number of start-ups are experimenting with drugs that could be taken immediately after blunt head trauma in the hope of preventing or limiting damage.

Rabbi David Lerner (center) of Temple Emunah joined Rev. Paul Shupe during an interfaith service in Lexington.

In Lexington, an interfaith outpouring of support in time of need

Fellow houses of worship have helped to defray the cost of added security at synagogues in Lexington after a gunman killed 11 Jewish worshippers in Pittsburgh last month.

Trump contradicts CIA assessment that Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi killing

President Trump on Thursday contradicted the CIA’s assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had ordered the killing of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

Manuel Balce Ceneta/Associated Press

The president insisted that the agency had ‘‘feelings’’ but did not firmly place blame for the death.

The Baker administration seeks to import hydropower from Quebec.

Plan to bring hydropower from Canada to Mass. faces mounting obstacles

The latest hydroelectric plan — routing Canadian power through Maine — faces growing opposition, threatening a cornerstone of Governor Charlie Baker’s energy policy.

In this 2016 file photo, customers lined up at the Trillium Brewery and Taproom in Canton.

Trouble is brewing at craft beer darling Trillium

Current and former employees said the brewery forced many retail workers to reapply for their jobs and offered them “promotions” for less money.