At least five dead, children wounded in Calif. shooting

A series of shootings at multiple locations in rural Northern California left five people dead and several others wounded Tuesday, including at least two children, authorities said.

// Ex-Fidelity employee loses 10-year whistle-blower case

It took one day of deliberations for the jury to find that Jackie Lawson had not been pushed out of the Boston fund company for alleging accounting fraud.

// Boston is No. 2 in ranking for new Amazon headquarters

Ours is the second-most-likely city, behind Dallas, to land Amazon?s hotly pursued ?second headquarters,? according to a new analysis.

// GOP eyes tax bill to repeal Obamacare?s individual mandate

Without being forced to get coverage, fewer people would sign up for Medicaid or buy federally subsidized private insurance.

// State to investigate liquor license practices in Cambridge

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg issued a statement calling a Globe report Sunday ?troubling.?

// Mass. Senate unanimously passes free birth control bill

The bill, which heads to Governor Baker?s desk, would also shield state residents from changes to federal law regarding contraceptive coverage.

// Defiant Sessions denies he ever lied about Russia

In a raised voice, Jeff Sessions denied allegations that he had misled members of Congress about his knowledge of communications between Russians and associates of President Trump.

// ?Don?t even look at us,? relative shouts at husband charged with slaying Lynn teacher

A relative of Vanessa MacCormack had sharp words for MacCormack?s husband after the spouse pleaded not guilty to killing her.

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BU professor?s Yelp post deleted, denounced by dean

A Yelp review critical of a Cambridge restaurant and its staff posted by a Boston University professor sparked a backlash and was denounced by a school dean.

Ground Game

// Here?s what Democrats need to do to win that Alabama seat

With Republican Roy Moore in a political spiral ahead of the Dec. 12 special election, Democrats are dusting off the playbook on how they could actually win in the Deep South.

// Amid N. Korea tensions, Congress takes a close look at the president?s power to start a nuclear war

Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey said that he worried that President Trump could order a nuclear first strike and plunge the world into war.

Phillips Exeter Academy.

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N.H. police wanted to charge Phillips Exeter deans for failing to report abuse

The state police investigator looking into allegations that a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by another student at Phillips Exeter Academy was overruled by prosecutors.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Globe baseball reporter Nick Cafardo joins host Chris Gasper to explore possible offseason moves for the Red Sox.

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FILE - In this May 20, 1951, file photo, Boston Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr, left, turns a double play as Detroit Tigers' Steve Souchock slides into second during a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston. Doerr, a Hall of Famer dubbed the


Bobby Doerr was the best the Red Sox ever had at second base

The late Hall of Famer was peerless defensively and he was an RBI machine on offense.

Shirley Leung

// With GE?s financial woes, was Boston sold a lemon?

Feeling nervous about the future of General Electric? Me, too.

The Mass + Main complex under construction in Central Square in Cambridge.

CBT Architects

Central Square tower looms over changing neighborhood

Construction is beginning on a 19-story apartment tower at Mass. Ave. and Main Street that will be among the tallest buildings in Cambridge.

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2017 Thanksgiving recipes

Ten easy recipes to get you through Thanksgiving

Think of this as a new era in the kitchen. Cut down on how much you make this Thanksgiving and the time you spend making it. We?ve pared down classic recipes and given them all lots of flavor.

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// We?re newlyweds over 50, and the best is yet to come

My husband knows we?re a mature couple. He just doesn?t seem to care ? and I love that about him.

//[1] How releasing more mosquitoes might actually curb the number of mosquitoes

A federal agency has approved use of a new method for controlling populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes in 20 states.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// Wall Street?s measure of hope and fear is flashing a big warning sign

The gap between interest rates on short-term and long-term government bonds is the smallest since the 2007 financial crisis. Should investors be concerned?

City Winery CEO Michael Dorf


City Winery opens Thursday . . . maybe

The launch of Boston?s new music venue has been delayed ? repeatedly.

// A stubborn ?Simpsons? stereotype, and the problem it poses

In a truTV documentary, comedian Hari Kondabolu explores ?The Problem With Apu.?

Kevin Spacey


Kevin Spacey glimpsed with yoga mat while in rehab

The actor is accused of abusing several teenage boys and young men, including Heather Unruh?s son.

A 747 is part of the Continental fleet.

Looking back in wonder as United bids the 747 a fond farewell

Things were very different when United launched its iconic 747 service in 1970. Here?s some eye candy.


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//[1].jpg He put BSO on the map ? then landed in a world of trouble

One hundred years ago, one of the world?s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston?s famed orchestra.

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Renée Graham

// A tipping point on sexual misconduct? Don?t count on it

When we speak of tipping points, we?re yearning for seismic change. But it rarely happens.

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// Dear Jeff Bezos: Come and help us build a better Boston together

An open letter to the owner of Amazon, proposing a true partnership that rewrites the relationship between a city and the big companies that call it home.


// A major city tries to eliminate hepatitis C ? and build a model for others

San Francisco?s campaign is the result of a citywide alliance to cobble together funding and coordinate care.


// Play the crossword

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