The transition to Trump

Romney more bullish on Trump after 2nd meeting

President-elect Donald Trump ate dinner with Mitt Romney (right) and Reince Priebus (left) at Jean Georges restaurant on Tuesday.

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The former Mass. governor categorized the talks as ?enlightening, and interesting, and engaging.?

// Maura Healey threatens to sue Donald Trump

In a new fundraising appeal, the Mass. Attorney General is promising to take President-elect Donald Trump to court.

// How Trump?s health picks could affect Mass.

In Boston, changes in the health care industry could send shockwaves through the local economy.

// Moulton is 2nd from Mass. to back Nancy Pelosi?s challenger

Seth Moulton said he?d back Ohio?s Tim Ryan, in another sign of growing discontent with the Democratic Party?s direction.

// Warren splits with party, Mass. interests over drug bill

Elizabeth Warren says the legislation, aimed at boosting medical innovation, has been ?hijacked? by pharmaceutical companies.

// Workers blame shuttered Attleboro plant for illnesses, deaths

Plaintiffs claim in a lawsuit that Texas Instruments had lax safety standards and hid the danger from its employees.

// State orders nursing homes to stock Narcan, better train staff

Regulators sent out letters in recent weeks noting the ?widespread use of opioids? for pain relief in the facilities.

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// In Africa, legacy of a Mass. teen lives on

Kristen Wainwright said she can feel her daughter?s spirit guiding the efforts in Tanzania.

The rising sun cast a glow over Presque Isle, Maine. An economist calls the town one of the nation?s most anxious.

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Is quiet Presque Isle the most anxious place in America?

?Who pinned that on us, an outsider?? snorted a local optometrist. Said the local barber: ?Do I worry? No, life?s good.?

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A father asks Globe Santa for a helping hand

The man has long been used to providing for his family, but without steady work and with a large family to support, he needs a hand.

A line formed outside the Boylston Street entrance to Eataly.

Will Eataly take a bite out of Boston?s food scene?

Excitement over the food hall?s arrival is tempered by fears that it might eat away at the profits of small storefronts or steal shoppers.

Bloody Truro shark attack caught on camera

In the video, the white shark bites a grey seal in shallow water, which is not uncommon behavior, according one expert.

// Dancers, horses, proclamations? Must be Concord?s cheese parade.

Visit Concord on Thursday afternoon and you?ll find crowds cheering for the arrival of a gigantic wheel of cheese.


This boxer?s toughest opponent is cerebral palsy

Even at 45, Sean McCarthy doesn?t let the neurological disorder keep him out of the ring. ?I don?t have a disability. I?m physically challenged.?

// Beer importer stuck with ?pay-to-play? distributor

Shelton Brothers Inc. doesn?t want to sell beer to its distributor anymore. But under Massachusetts law, it must.


// Bud Selig could be bound for the Hall of Fame

The Hall?s ?Eras Committee? is about to vote, and the ex-commissioner looks like the best of the 10 candidates.

Jay Leno with Children?s Hospital patients Isabel (left) and Rachel.

Jay Leno hosts Children?s Hospital benefit

The former ?Tonight Show? host was back in town for the Champions for Children?s fund-raiser.

Dining Out

// Moody Street?s Tempo keeps up the pace

Tempo has become a Moody Street mainstay on what?s evolved into one of its buzziest stretches.

Special reports

// The Desperate and the Dead: The ?new asylums?

There may be no worse place for mentally ill people to receive treatment than prison, yet a growing number end up in the ?new asylums.?

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

People are seen on giant fried eggs art installation as part of ?Hecho en Casa? (Made at home) urban artwork festival in downtown Santiago, Chile, Nov. 8.

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Art for the public

A look at how artists around the world are transforming shared spaces. Photographers captured recent exhibitions and permanent works on display in various locations for all to experience.