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Emergency rooms once offered little for drug users. That’s starting to change

Massachusetts General Hospital emergency doctors can now prescribe medication for addiction, and a new state law requires others to do the same.

A small farm in Hollis, N.H., has evolved into a place to rescue animals — as well as a place of local intrigue.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

A mysterious fire. Brutalized animals. Extortion. Rickety Ranch isn’t the haven its owners dreamed of

The Hollis, N.H., animal rescue farm has become the target of what the FBI describes as a “vicious” extortion campaign.

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Ingrid Christiansen, 89, went into cardiac arrest in the middle of a concert by the chamber music ensemble Mistral. What happened next was dramatic.

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Helen Drinan earned $1.7 million in 2016, putting her in an elite group of top earners that included the presidents of Northwestern and the University of Chicago.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

A to-do list for Legislature’s short session

During the informal session, bills can only pass unanimously, meaning controversial legislation is a non-starter.