Should Harvard investigate an alleged rape that happened nowhere near campus?

Some Harvard activists say that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos?s efforts to overhaul the Title IX process are altering the landscape of sex assault investigations before they?re finalized.

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Does a university have the responsibility ? or even the right ? to investigate a claim that one of its students raped someone hundreds of miles away?

// Homeless women offered medical care ? plus a haircut, facial, and even a movie

A Boston health care program is hoping to provide homeless women with medication, counseling, and medical providers ? and haircuts and facials.

// Cory Booker presents a vision of hope in N.H. visit

The New Jersey Democrat says he?s still undecided on whether to run for president in 2020.


// Legal clouds over Trump grow with new disclosures

The president hasn?t been charged with any crimes. He may never be. But he also hasn?t been cleared of wrongdoing.

Foxborough, MA 09/30/18: New England Patriots Tom Brady throws a pass against the Miami Dolphins during third quarter action at Gillette Stadium Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff)

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Patriots? keys to victory over the Dolphins

The Patriots won the first meeting handily but now must play the rematch on the road.


// Here are the top five toughest potential playoff opponents for the Patriots

The Patriots have parried away the NFL?s parity, rendering the regular season prologue in these parts.


// Was CTE a factor in ex-Patriot Kevin Turner making his nurse his wife ? and heir?

Turner died a year after marrying his nurse, who now gets his NFL pension, but his parents claim he wasn?t mentally fit to make decisions.

Harvard lecturer completes 68 pull-ups in one minute

Adam Sandel, 32, who lectures on social studies and is also pursuing a law degree at Harvard, hopes to set a new Guinness World Record ? again ? after competing Saturday in Orlando.

// Man whose burned body found in Lynn was father of young boy, family says

Family members of a Lynn man whose burned body was found in a public park last week remembered him as a playful, affectionate man who loved his 3-year-old boy.

// Uber said to file for initial public offering

Bankers have told Uber that the ride-hailing company could be worth $120 billion.

A recently completed luxury condo building on Washington Street in Union Square sits alongside the neighborhood's stock of older apartment buildings in Somerville.

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Toward a more perfect Union Square

The Somerville square is on the verge of a $1.5 billion makeover. When it?s done, the neighborhood will be more modern ? and probably more expensive.

// Martin Badoian, much-honored Canton High math teacher, dies at 90

Mr. Badoian, of Sharon, who died Oct. 27, led the school?s math team to numerous championships.

Ann Deluty has received only one of her two vaccine shots for shingles.

Doctors often recommend a new vaccine to prevent shingles. Good luck finding it

The debilitating viral infection afflicts about 1 million mostly older Americans annually with a blistering rash and pain that can linger for months.

Robert De Niro back as ?Robert Mueller? on ?Saturday Night Live?

Special counsel Robert Mueller paid a visit to Eric Trump during the cold open of this week?s episode of ?Saturday Night Live.?

Steve Carell (with Maura Tierney) in ?Beautiful Boy.?

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What takes Steve Carell from Brick Tamland in ?Anchorman? to ?Beautiful Boy??

What?s so sad about being funny? Alternately: Why do people who are so good at being funny (Carell) want to make us sad?

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This ship wants to make millennials like cruises

The Celebrity Edge promises to revolutionize how people sail, with new technology, striking design, and a Magic Carpet.


// What are Red Sox? needs heading into Winter Meetings?

The Sox essentially have their team in place with the exception of some additions to the bullpen, including a closer.


// Celtics make history in rout of Bulls: ?We?re playing some good basketball?

The 56-point margin of victory was the largest in Celtics? history and the worst margin of defeat in Bulls? history.

// ?Sensitive Santa? meets autistic children in Foxborough

?I always tell children ? if you want to sit on my lap, that?s fine. If you want to stand, that?s fine, too,? said Thom Martin, a.k.a. Santa.

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// How to survive climate change: six easy steps

You can protect yourself from climate change, since your leaders won?t. Here are six ideas on how to do it.


Special reports

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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?


// It?s All Downhill

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The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month: November 2018

Here?s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a colorful sunrise, Christmas tree lightings, and high school sports.

Real Estate

Take a look inside Massachusetts? priciest single-family home sale so far this year

For anyone that?s ever wondered what $25 million can buy in real estate in Massachusetts, look no further than Swain?s Neck on Nantucket, which just earned itself the distinction as the highest-priced, single-family home sale of the year so far.


// Democrats are eyeing a valuable pharma asset: its patents

After a midterm election that saw voters focused on drug prices, progressives are decrying pharma?s abuses of the patent system.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Love Letters: Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and ?Wet Hot American Summer? creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

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