Doug Jones wins, but Roy Moore won’t concede

Doug Jones greeted supporters after his victory in the US Senate election in Alabama.

The controversial GOP candidate, accused of sexual misconduct against multiple teens, won’t give up yet.

// ‘I was right!’ Trump says about Alabama Senate race

President Trump said he originally endorsed Moore’s primary opponent Luther Strange because he knew Moore would not beat Jones in the general election.


//[1]-3723.jpg Margin of victory small, but not the message

Alabama declared there are things more important than partisan politics, and basic decency is one of them.


// Craziness has its limits in Alabama

In Alabama, Roy Moore came to represent a bridge too far for at least 671,151 voters.

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// 5 key numbers in Doug Jones’s surprise Senate victory

From turnout to write-in votes, here are the important stats from Tuesday night.

// Someone sent an angry tweet from Anderson Cooper’s account

Using Cooper’s account, someone called President Trump a “loser” and a “tool” in the wake of Roy Moore’s election defeat.

// The hottest Google search term in Boston this year was . . .

Search engine giant Google on Wednesday released its annual list of the top trending searches among Boston users.

Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana reacts as he comes home after hitting a home run against the New York Yankees during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Red Sox have engaged in talks with Carlos Santana’s agents

The team is looking to see how its talks with Scott Boras on Eric Hosmer and J.D. Martinez play out.

// The Cars will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi will join The Cars, along with Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

// A celebration 50 years (or more) after ‘I Do’

Many of the couples married for 50 years spoke of the secrets of a long marriage. Everyone, it seems, had a trick.

A group of protestors supporting net neutralitydemonstrated in Washington.

What is Net neutrality, and why should you care?

The FCC is expected to torpedo net neutrality Thursday. Here’s a primer on the issue.

// ‘Not fit to clean the toilets’ — USA Today torches Trump

“Rock bottom is no impediment for a president who can always find room for a new low,” the editorial said.

// Omarosa Manigault Newman set to leave White House

One of President Donald Trump’s most prominent African-American supporters plans to leave the administration next month.

// Minnesota governor picks Smith to replace Franken

Lt. Governor Tina Smith will fill Senator Al Franken’s seat until the November election, and she will run in that election to complete his term.

// Mysterious interstellar object to be scanned for signs of life

Scientists plan to use a powerful radiotelescope to scan for radio transmissions emanating from a strange interstellar object.

Taunton Fire Department

CSX freight train derails in Taunton, spilling fuel

Some 1,800 gallons of fuel spilled from the engine onto the tracks and ground underneath after the derailment.

// Commuter rail train strikes vehicle on tracks in Andover

A woman who mistakenly drove her car onto railroad tracks in Andover was able to safely escape the vehicle just before it was hit.

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After spending his first seven months in the hospital, Judah is heading home for the holidays

Born dangerously premature at 26 weeks, Judah finally gets to be home with mom and dad—and just in time for Santa.

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// Craziness has its limits in Alabama

In Alabama, Roy Moore came to represent a bridge too far for at least 671,151 voters.


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