US economy faces hit from climate change, report warns

The findings of the federal report are directly at odds with President Trump?s agenda of environmental deregulation, which he asserts will spur economic growth.

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media outside the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Nov. 20, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer

President Trump asks Supreme Court for fast appeal of transgender military ban

In what has become an increasingly common move for the Trump administration, it asked the justices to step in before lower courts have ruled.

 Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (right) posed with Azamat Tazhayakov (left) and Dias Kadyrbayev in New York. Immigration officials say Kadyrbayev has been deported to his native Kazakhstan after he was convicted of concealing evidence in the case.

Marathon bomber?s friend offered testimony about Waltham triple slaying

Newly-unsealed court documents in the case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev raise new questions about a still-unsolved 2011 triple murder in Waltham.

Boston Cardinal Sean P. O?Malley

O?Malley left out of group planning child abuse prevention summit

Pope Francis chose four committee members to organize the February meeting at the Vatican, and some observers debated the reason for Cardinal Sean O?Malley?s absence.

John L. Allen Jr. | Analysis

// How should we read the pope?s snub of O?Malley to plan Vatican abuse summit?

Does the omission signal a loss of favor with Francis, or a shift in direction in terms of the antiabuse effort in the Church?

The Orange Line morning commute on the MBTA heading inbound.

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The next big question for the T: Who?s going to look over it?

The T?s governing board is due to expire in mid-2020, forcing officials to focus on what comes next.

// New York state?s lawsuit against Trump Foundation can proceed, judge rules

It was the second time this year that a New York state judge in Manhattan had decided that Trump, just because he is president, is not immune from civil court cases.

N.H. crash leaves 18-year-old Quincy man dead

The teen was killed after his car struck a guardrail and flew off the road Friday morning, authorities said.

// Four people hurt, including 5-year-old boy, in Andover crash on I-93

The two-vehicle crash snarled traffic Friday afternoon, as all northbound travel lanes and one southbound lane were closed while authorities responded, officials said.

// 8-alarm fire rages at Pepperell junkyard

Scores of firefighters from more than a dozen communities battled the blaze at a Pepperell junkyard Friday afternoon, officials said.

Farmer worries CDC has gone too far with its lettuce warning

A local lettuce grower voiced concern Friday over the nationwide ban on romaine lettuce, claiming the ban hurts farmers like him who grow their produce indoors.

Boston, MA - 11/23/2018- ] Crowds gather at Downtown Crossing for the annual Macy's Christmas Tree Lighting on November 23, 2018. (Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe) Topic: (metro)

Cold doesn?t stop crowds from enjoying downtown Christmas tree lighting

?This is one of my favorite events. It officially kicks off the holiday season,? Mayor Martin J. Walsh said.

Is there really a way to cure yourself of last night?s last-round cocktail? According to experts, unless you have a time machine, the answer is no.

Help Desk

If you unintentionally drink too much this holiday season, here are some hangover helpers

The best way to cure a hangover is to avoid it entirely. But if you did have one too many during your big night out, here?s some expert advice that might help you feel better sooner.

// Mourners consider new ways to scatter a loved one?s remains

The cremation trend has spawned new and creative ways to scatter ashes, from rocket-like devices to ocean cruises.

Commentary | Jeneé Osterheldt

// Michelle Obama, Beyoncé, and the double standard of success

In Boston this weekend for her book tour, Michelle Obama is entering a superstar status reserved for the likes of Beyoncé. And some people can?t get over it.

// Merrimack Valley businesses affected by gas fires look for salvation in holiday shoppers

Small Business Saturday promotions are being held in Lawrence, North Andover, and Andover, where the gas fires and explosions in September dealt merchants with a tough blow.

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) shoots as Atlanta Hawks center Alex Len defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

celtics 114, hawks 96

Celtics feast on Hawks to end three-game losing streak

Boston showed some encouraging signs by handing hapless Atlanta its 10th straight loss.


// Patriots don?t need a blowout vs. the Jets ? they just need to win

Historically, their matchups in the Meadowlands tend to be close games.

// Lane Johnson had more to say about ?Patriot Way? but praised Tom Brady

The Eagles lineman didn?t back down from his criticism but did say Brady is probably the best that has ever played.

A colorful array of items for sale at the Flying Tiger store.

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Christopher Muther

When shopping becomes a treasure hunt

In a retail world where you can buy almost anything with a click, the future of brick and mortar shops may be about discovery -- finding things you never knew you needed.

// Tedeschi Trucks will park it right here for a while

A trio of shows at the Orpheum will close the band?s current tour, which is a homecoming of sorts for Norwell native Susan Tedeschi.


// ?The Lion King? trailer is here ? and the Internet has gone nuts

As of Friday morning, the official YouTube trailer from Walt Disney Studios has more than 12.5 million views.


// Reporter and anchor Sorboni Banerjee takes on fiction in her debut novel, ?Hide With Me?

The former Boston news anchor, now based in Florida, has her first book out now.

Miss Conduct

// Advice: How to say ?No presents, please?

My large extended family loves to give gifts but I don?t have the room for them.

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// Help was a few feet away. Why didn?t they save her?

My wife, Laura Levis, did everything she could to save herself when the asthma attack began. She went to Somerville Hospital and called 911, too. How could she have been left to die just outside the emergency room?


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The Big Picture

Aerial photos show devastation from Calif. wildfires

At least 79 people have lost their lives in California?s deadliest wildfire.