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Led by the child who simply knew

The twin boys were identical in every way but one. Wyatt was a girl to the core, and now lives as one, with the help of a brave, loving family and a path-breaking doctor’s care.

Romney’s $10,000 bet challenge sparks buzz

Mitt Romney’s frugality despite being a millionaire is legendary, but he seemed to undercut his reputation last night by offering Rick Perry a $10,000 bet during a debate.

Victoria Reed is curator of provenance at the Museum of Fine Arts.

A detective’s work at the MFA

Searching for clues, Museum of Fine Arts curator of provenance Torie Reed is an art detective.

An orderly close to Occupy saga

In the end, the half-acre encampment on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway gave way peaceably, as a phalanx of law enforcement moved in, stunningly fast.

Brian McGrory

For Menino, police, a 99 percent success

Boston officials, as well as Boston’s protesters, avoided the problems that plagued cities across the nation as the Occupy encampments lurched toward their end.

Episode from past a turning point for Corvo

A violent episode in 2002 in Boston was a turning point for defenseman Joe Corvo, who has filled a need for the Bruins, bolstering their power play.

Rob Gronkowski

Patriots at Redskins, 1 p.m.

Patriots’ keys to a Week 14 victory vs. the Redskins

The Boston Globe breaks down the X’s and O’s for the Patriots’ Week 14 matchup with the Redskins and offers a prediction for who will win.

“They have some very valuable ideas that need to be talked about more.”

Police Commissioner Edward Davis,  on Occupy Boston


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Church selling silver, at a cost

Boston’s oldest congregation is parting with its prized silver collection, with hopes of reaping up to $3 million at a Sotheby’s auction next month for needed renovations.


Product Reviews

Aluratek Libre Touch (left) and the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet

E-book readers still choice for bookworms

Consumer Reports’ latest ratings reveal that the e-book reader has endured by providing an increasingly optimized book-reading experience at steadily lower prices.

Nation & World

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Fall All-Scholastics

The Watertown Raiders hold their trophy aloft as they react to their 3-1 victory over Oakmont in the Div. 2 field hockey state final at Worcester State University on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011.

Fall All-Scholastics: Honoring the area’s best

Today a Boston Globe tradition continues as we toast local athletes from Barnstable to Georgetown for their achievements this fall.


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Patriots at Redskins, 1 p.m. (Ch. 4)

Patriots defenders take their own side

Coach Bill Belichick joked that defensive players such as Andre Carter are on that side of the ball because at some point, a coach told them they just couldn’t hack it on offense.


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Explore New England | North End

Local and loving it in the North End

Food tours of the North End are a cottage industry, but few are as personal and participatory as the one the Pallotta sisters, owners of Nebo restaurant, embark on daily.