MBTA GM Luis Ramirez out after just 15 months

The switch will mark the fifth leadership change at the T under Governor Charlie Baker.

Kevin Cullen

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Of all the ironies, none is richer nor more poignant than the prospect of damages awarded to Bulger’s estate going to families of those he murdered.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/censusmap1-23805.jpg Here’s how much money residents in each Mass. town make, according to Census data

New Census data also show where Massachusetts counties rank nationally in terms of median household income.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/DuF2-F3W0AAinl_.jpg Rider drags Christmas tree onto Red Line at rush hour. Fellow commuter unimpressed

Transit officials are reminding commuters to “use sound judgment” and think of other riders.

Firefighters salute as a hearse carrying fallen firefighter Christopher J. Roy passes by his fire station Monday  in Worcester.

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Funeral for fallen Worcester firefighter will be Saturday

A funeral Mass for Christopher Roy is scheduled for Saturday at St. John’s Catholic Church in Worcester.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse11revere7-23808.jpg Infant still hospitalized after Revere crash that claimed life of 5-year-old sister

Investigators are still working to complete their review of drug testing for Autumn Harris, 42, the driver of the SUV that plowed into five pedestrians in Revere, killing Adrianna Mejia-Rivera.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/24d991b1-e7d5-4e16-aaa3-ae6bdbc28e69.jpg Trump says the military will build the border wall if Democrats refuse to fund it

President Donald Trump said he’d have the military build his US-Mexico border wall “if Democrats do not give us the votes to secure our Country.”


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/14/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/snowslider27.jpg At Logan, Delta gets Terminal A to itself

Delta unveiled ambitious plans on Monday to fulfill the pledge its chief executive made last year, plans that will make Logan the airline’s fastest-growing airport in 2019.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-23814.jpg Cranston, R.I., school system hires collection agency to chase lunch debt

A Rhode Island school system has hired a collection agency to chase down unpaid student lunch tabs.

Grace Greene and her husband John (not pictured), have had to place about $10,000 dollars on their credit card, after a travel vacation issue.

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The Fine Print | Sean P. Murphy

After winning island vacation in silent auction, family feels taken

When they arrived at the Dominican resort, they were told they owed almost $10,000 more upfront for food and drink and could not check in until they paid up.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/nestor.jpg Mr. President, please consider my application to be your chief of staff

You’re the first president in history who could resign to spend less time with his family.

Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-5943.jpg John Kelly leaves White House with his reputation in tatters

He exposed himself as small-minded, dishonest, and sympathetic to Trump’s most egregiously racist and xenophobic policies.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi_480-5954.jpg Run, Elizabeth Warren, run

If Warren wants to run for president, she should.


‘Our baby is going to the prom. One that you didn’t expect would ever go to a prom.’

A special education school south of Boston put on a spring prom just for kids with autism and other developmental disabilities.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/dc3700d7158740fb8ecf525334514241-dc3700d7158740fb8ecf525334514241-0.jpg Kathie Lee Gifford will leave NBC’s ‘Today’ show in April

Kathie Lee Gifford will be putting aside her morning glass of wine and stepping away from the “Today” show in April.

Devra First

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/07/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/COVER.%20The%20Noma%20Guide%20to%20Fermentation-9436.jpg The best cookbooks of 2018

This year’s offerings were personal, evocative, and focused on the joy of everyday cooking.

Both David Price and Nathan Eovaldi are signed through the 2022 season.

Alex Speier

How the Nathan Eovaldi signing helps clarify the Red Sox’ future

Eovaldi is a good fit who not only rounds out the rotation for 2019 but also helps alleviate some of the questions that exist beyond next season.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1068187968.jpg Stephen Curry doubts moon landings. NASA offers to show him the rocks

“They’re going to come get us,” Curry replied. “Sorry, I don’t want to start conspiracies.”

US President Donald Trump walks to Marine One prior to departing from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, December 7, 2018. - Trump is traveling to Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

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Trump’s ‘public charge’ anti-immigrant proposal is cruel and unusual

The Trump administration’s “public charge” rule is chilling and cruel, and letters from Massachusetts officials show how the policy would hurt immigrants.

Opinion | Laurence H. Tribe

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/11/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/AFP_1BF56X.jpg Constitution rules out immunity for sitting presidents

Our country’s governing document makes good on the promise that no one is above the law.

LEGAL POT SLIDER Sam Barber, president and CEO of the Cultivate dispensary, arranges smokable strains of cannabis before opening on the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Leicester, Mass. Cultivate is one of the first two shops permitted to sell recreational marijuana in the eastern United States, more than two years after Massachusetts voters approved it in 2016. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Opinion | Martin J. Walsh

Setting a new standard for retail pot stores in Boston

Barriers remain to ownership opportunities for entrepreneurs from local communities of color.


Special reports

Globe Magazine

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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

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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.


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Current and former staffers and lobbyists connected to the industry said PhRMA is struggling to preserve its clout.

Love Letters: The Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/200_love_letters_bonus.jpg 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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