In wake of judge’s decision, Menino asks protesters to leave

12/07/2011 - Boston, MA - Dewey Square - Occupy Boston's attorney Benjamin Wish, cq, of Brookline, addressed the General Assembly. Occupy Boston protesters held a General Assembly meeting at 7 pm on Wednesday evening, December 7, 2011 to discuss the day's ruling by a Suffolk Superior Court judge, which denied their motion for a preliminary injunction that would protect them from eviction from their downtown encampment. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

The judge denied a motion that would protect the protesters from eviction from Dewey Square, where they have set up a tent city for more than two months.

A beautiful Bloomingdales bag, one of the many little luxury stokstocking stuffers you could buy.


All they need for Christmas is a little luxury

This year, for most of us, it’s not going to be about big gifts. Instead, we’re thinking small but special, thoughtful pieces that we know they’ll love.

Holiday gift ideas to be experienced

Classes and spa treatments are good alternatives to traditional item gifts.

Poll shows Warren surging ahead of Brown

Challenger Elizabeth Warren leads Republican US Senator Scott Brown by seven percentage points, 49 to 42 percent, in a new UMass Lowell-Boston Herald poll.

Breast cancer drugs delay tumor progression, study shows

Two drugs tested in patients with advanced breast cancer significantly lengthened the time before their tumors worsened, according to research led by a Massachusetts General Hospital doctor.

US to keep morning-after pill restrictions

The nation’s health secretary overruled the FDA’s plan to lift restrictions on the sale of the Plan B pill to girls under 17 without a prescription.

Boston-5/31/11-Boston Red Sox vs Chicago White Sox. Red Sox David Ortiz hits a three-run homer in the 8th into the monster seats. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)

John Tlumacki/Globe staff

David Ortiz accepts arbitration from the Red Sox

Ortiz will be a member of the Red Sox for at least one more year after agreeing to arbitration with the team.

“We are outraged that this administration has let politics trump science.”

Kirsten Moore,  women’s health advocate


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An artist’s view of the Francis Street common near Huntington Avenue, which would be restored as “Brigham Green.’’

Brigham and Women’s aims to expand while cutting back

The hospital plans to expand its sprawling campus in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area even as it moves to cut expenses by $160 million over three years.


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On football

Colts perennial Pro Bowler Dwight Freeney called Patriots left tackle Matt Light (above) “the best player that I go against.’’

Matt Light still excels for Patriots

At one point this year, it was assumed Light would move aside for top draft pick Nate Solder. But Light’s standout performance has proven he has much left to give.

Diversity Boston


Black history through the lens of a smartphone

The vanished history of black people in Boston is visible again to anybody with a smartphone, thanks to a free “augmented reality’’ Black History app.