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Seth Moulton is playing a risky game against Nancy Pelosi

Congressman Seth Moulton has been a leading voice against Nancy Pelosi in her bid to be speaker of the House.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff/file

House Democrats are expected today to elect Pelosi by a large margin. If that happens, Seth Moulton could face consequences.

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Markey’s biggest liability: He is a white male incumbent who’s been in Congress since 1976.

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The ruling applies to only one man and one facility. But the decision could resonate nationwide because most prisons and jails do not allow medications to treat addiction.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_22campaignnotes-4_metro.jpg To patients’ surprise, a visit to urgent care brings steep hospital bill

Hospitals charging facility fees for off-site care is a common practice that is coming under growing criticism.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Chin112718NewtonTeachersProtestMet8.jpg Newton teachers, students defend history curriculum

Hundreds of teachers came out to support the Newton school administration during a hearing prompted by a group that complains students are being taught anti-Semitic material.

The Nation

Seth Moulton is playing a risky game against Nancy Pelosi

Congressman Seth Moulton has been a leading voice against Nancy Pelosi in her bid to be speaker of the House.

By Liz Goodwin

House Democrats are expected today to elect Pelosi by a large margin. If that happens, Seth Moulton could face consequences.

Comey says acting Attorney General Whitaker ‘may not be the sharpest knife in our drawer’

Comey says Acting Attorney General Whitaker ‘may not be the sharpest knife in our drawer’

Trump slams Fed chair, questions climate change. and threatens to cancel Putin meeting

By Philip Ruckerand Josh Dawsey

Trump slams Fed chair, questions climate change and threatens to cancel Putin meeting

The World

Tension at migrant caravan camp after Mexico border clash

A child, who is part of the Central American migrant caravan, walks past a makeshift tent at the Benito Juarez Sports Center serving as a temporary shelter, in Tijuana, Mexico, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. The migrants are exploring their options amid a growing feeling that they had little hope of making successful asylum bids in the United States or of crossing the border illegally. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

By Christopher Sherman

Tension continued Tuesday as residents in the Mexican border city of Tijuana closed down a school next to a sports complex where more than 5,000 Central American migrants have been camped out for two weeks.

Top European court hears Brexit challenge; critics slam May’s EU divorce deal

A protestor demonstrated against Brexit near Parliament in London on Tuesday.

By Raf Casert and Jill Lawless

The European Union’s highest court on Tuesday began considering whether Britain can change its mind about leaving the EU.

France’s Macron tries to ease popular anger over gas prices

Demonstrators opened the toll gates on the motorway near Biarritz, southwestern France, on Tuesday. French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to defuse protests over rising fuel taxes by explaining his plans to wean the country off fossil fuels and promising to shift out of cheap nuclear energy more slowly. The sign reads: “Americans have Donald, French have Scrooge (McDuck).”

By Sylvie Corbet

After days of sometimes violent protests over high energy prices, Macron stuck to the small tax increases on gasoline and fuel that had prompted the popular anger.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Andrew Salzberg

Uber supports charging more tolls to reduce traffic in Boston

Boston, MA - 7/25/2017 - Vehicles make their way through traffic along Washington Street in Boston, MA, July 25, 2017. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

By Andrew Salzberg

We need to put a price on road use and allow that new revenue to fund mass transit.

SCOT LEHIGH

Rep. Richard Neal arrives at the center of power and action

FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo, , D-Mass., speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the Democrats gaining control of the House in the Tuesday, Nov. 6, election, Neal is poised to become chairman of the committee. He said Wednesday that the powerful committee would likely ask for President Donald Trump's tax returns. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

By Scot Lehigh

The dean of the Massachusetts congressional delegation reflects on the next stage of his career.

Renée Graham

Missionary didn’t die from tribesmen’s arrows. He was killed by his own arrogance

By Renée Graham

John Allen Chau was an invader who breached the homeland of a small tribe; they stood their ground.

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Michael A. Cohen

The Potemkin presidency

By Michael A. Cohen

Metro

Newton teachers, students defend history curriculum

Newton, MA - 11/27/2018 - Newton public school teachers protest during a public meeting at Newton South High School in support of their colleagues who it's been alleged are teaching pro-Muslim curriculum. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Metro, Reporter: Laura Crimaldi, Topic: 28newton, LOID: 8.4.3959096869.

By Laura Crimaldi

Hundreds of teachers came out to support the Newton school administration during a hearing prompted by a group that complains students are being taught anti-Semitic material.

After death of Vermont mother, family sues Springfield police for records

Madelyn Ellen Linsenmeir

By Danny McDonald

“We are also deeply troubled both by her death in custody and the Springfield Police Department’s lack of transparency about what happened to her,” said the family in a statement.

Court orders Essex County to provide methadone to inmate

A federal judge has ordered the Essex County House of Correction to provide methadone to a prospective inmate who relies on the medication to treat his opioid addiction.

By Felice J. Freyer

The ruling applies to only one man and one facility. But the decision could resonate nationwide because most prisons and jails do not allow medications to treat addiction.

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Business & Tech

To patients’ surprise, a visit to urgent care brings steep hospital bill

Partners HealthCare in Somerville

By Liz Kowalczyk

Hospitals charging facility fees for off-site care is a common practice that is coming under growing criticism.

After outcry, Trillium Brewing restores employees’ hourly wages

18bottles- Sign at Trillium Brewing Co. in Canton. (FairFolk/Trillium)

By Nestor Ramos

The owners of the popular craft brewery said they would like to start a discussion about who should be paid tipped wages.

UTC, GE breakups are a sign of the times

CVS Health has a $69 billion plan to buy insurer Aetna.

By Jon Chesto

United Technologies’ decision to break itself into three big pieces signals a last hurrah for the old industrial conglomerate.

Sports

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT

Taking stock of the Bruins after injuries to Kevan Miller and Jake DeBrusk

TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 26: Jake DeBrusk #74 of the Boston Bruins skates away from a checking Tyler Ennis #63 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at Scotiabank Arena on November 26, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Maple Leafs defeated the Bruins 4-2. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

By Kevin Paul Dupont

The Bruins, given the day off skates Tuesday, are back on the ice Wednesday to prep for Thursday’s visit by the Islanders.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Marcus Smart’s impact is evident — keep him in the Celtics’ starting lineup

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) goes to the basket against Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

By Gary Washburn

Smart shut down Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday and his defensive mind-set impacts the game and his teammates.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Truthfully, Paul Pierce has rightful place among Celtics’ greatest

Boston MA 02/11/18 Paul Pierce holding up their 2008 Championship trophy during Boston Celtics retirement ceremony for Paul Pierce jersey number #34 after they played the Cleveland Cavaliers at TD Garden. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

By Dan Shaughnessy

The 2008 NBA Finals MVP is one of the honorees at the Sports Museum’s annual gala, The Tradition.

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MIAA DIVISION 6 SUPER BOWL

Old Rochester back in the biggest game

By Jake Levin

MIAA DIVISION 6 SUPER BOWL

Stoneham’s small offensive line will be big test for Old Rochester

By Brandon Chase

NEW ENGLAND FOOTBALL WRITERS’ AWARDS

MIT’s Riley Quinn wins Jerry Nason Award

By Craig Larson

MIAA SUPER BOWLS | GILLETTE STADIUM TOUR

Breakfast tour at Gillette a rewarding routine for Super Bowl teams

By Jake Levin

Wednesday Food

Critics love these Cambridge noodle shops. But their real purpose is much deeper than ramen

Yume Ga Arukara head chef Tomohiro Shinoda served udon noodles in Cambridge.

By Devra First

Sure, the Cambridge restaurants sell delicious Japanese noodles. But their real purpose is something else entirely.

GIVING TUESDAY

Getting food to those who need it, with heaping portions of dignity

The Greater Boston Food Bank serves more than 140,000 people every month.

By Kara Baskin

Finances are particularly stretched during New England winters, when heating costs spike. Something has to give. Often, it’s the groceries.

Ask Amy

Parents wonder how to encourage actress daughter

By Amy Dickinson

Advice from Amy Dickinson