Baker backs fantasy sports

?I?m convinced it?s legal in Massachusetts, I don?t have a problem with that,? Governor Charlie Baker said.

Evan Horowitz

// Is time running out on daily fantasy sports?

It basically boils down to this: You can risk money on games of skill, not games of chance.

// Ingredients for a housing pinch

Boston could end up stuck in an endless housing crunch, despite adding tens of thousands of new residences.

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US airstrike targets ?Jihadi John? from IS slaying videos

Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook says the airstrike Thursday in Raqqa targeted Mohamed Emwazi, the British man known as ??Jihadi John.??

// Wynn seeks a footbridge to casino

Wynn Resorts hopes for MBTA foot traffic to its site in Everett from a pedestrian bridge over the Mystic River.

// Governor seeks to seed GOP panel with moderates

If he succeeds, Charlie Baker could fashion a role as kingmaker in the raucous Republican presidential primary.


// In Chelsea and beyond, Latino politicians take center stage

Chelsea is part of an uneven trend that played out on Election Day, where Latino candidates won in cities with significant Latino populations.

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Time for GOP panic?

There is growing anxiety bordering on panic among Republican elites about the dominance and durability of Donald Trump and Ben Carson.

Students at the Susan B. Anthony Middle School  in Revere tried out the online PARCC test.

Retooled student testing proposed

Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester recommended adopting a hybrid version of the MCAS test rather than replacing it with the new PARCC test.

// Health Connector enrollment gets off to a smooth start, officials say

The Connector has suffered from technical and customer-service deficits since 2013.

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Police body cameras aren't the only fix

Suffolk Professor Brenda Bond goes door-to-door in Lowell to learn how law enforcement can better relationships with communities.

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Special Section

2015 Top Places to Work

Being considered for our annual Top Places to Work list is fairly straightforward. But making the cut is no small feat.


// Bruins squander two-goal lead to Avalanche

The Bruins are now 1-5-1 in Boston, having lost on Thursday night to the Colorado Avalanche, 3-2.


// Bruins defensemen pay dearly for their mistakes

Two of Colorado?s goals came off misfired attempts to break the puck out of the defensive zone.

Sawsan Berjawi, principal of Alhuda Academy in Worcester, and her middle school students received instructions on their meeting with legislators.

Muslims lobby for recognition at State House

Frustrated by discrimination, and a mismatch of representation and population, community groups organized the first annual ?Muslim Day on the Hill.?

// Somber ending of a rollicking era

Employees and longtime customers are struggling to process the decline of Medieval Manor, which once required a three-month reservation just to get a table.

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// Giants can score on Patriots, but defense another story

The real saving grace for the NFC East-leading Giants has been takeaways, a category in which they lead the NFL.

Foxborough, MA-September 28, 2015-Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld- Tom Brady embraces Danny Amendola after throwing a TD pass vs. Jaguars at Gillette Stadium.

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Ben Volin

Let us count the ways of Patriots? dominance

Offense, defense, special teams ? the unbeaten Patriots have shown no weak spots at the midway point.


// Jeff Van Gundy is a blunt force as an analyst

The ESPN commentator?s remarks about Dallas fans and Greg Hardy were right on target.

//[1]-9357--90x90.jpg MLB cries foul over ?Fallout 4? Ortiz jersey

An independent developer this week created a modification for the video game ?Fallout 4? that lets players fight mutants in a David Ortiz jersey.


// Democracy in Myanmar? Perhaps not yet

Aung San Suu Kyi?s party won big in recent elections, but its path to governing is still uncertain.

Innovation Economy | Scott Kirsner

// Buttery app aims to simplify buying liquor

A Boston startup, Buttery, wants to make it simple to use an app to shop at the local liquor store, and have a delivery show up on your doorstep within hours.

The Big Picture

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Across the US, honoring veterans

Patriotic ceremonies and parades were prevalent nationwide on Veterans Day.


// Person-to-person cash ? can Apple make it pay?

This is a business that won?t generate a profit anytime soon, for Apple or anybody else.


// Vatican puts 2 reporters under investigation in leaks probe

The leaked documents revealed waste, greed, and mismanagement at the highest levels of the Catholic Church hierarchy.