Boston schools agree to stop suspending kindergarten, first- and second-graders

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The changes are the result of a lawsuit that alleged students involved in minor discipline incidents that the school treated as urgen crises.

Harvard captain Zach Miller visited Fenway Park in the spring, but he’ll be suiting up for real Saturday.

Yale vs. Harvard | Saturday, 12 p.m. (ESPN2)

Harvard takes on its old rival in a brand-new setting: Fenway Park

Amid all the hoopla, the Crimson will try to maintain their momentum and knock off Yale.

// Photos from the ‘68 Harvard, Yale game

Fifty years ago, Harvard beat Yale 29-29. Here’s what Harvard Stadium looked like that November afternoon.

Stan Grossfeld

// Ahead of The Game, Harvard welcomes back an inspirational visitor

Ben Abercrombie, paralyzed in his first game last year, visited his teammates Thursday and will be there Saturday when they play Yale.

Recreational pot sales will begin Tuesday at 2 stores

Above: Double Dutch Soda medical marijuana at Cultivate Holdings in Leicester. The medical marijuana dispensary will start offering recreational sales Tuesday.

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The Cannabis Control Commission has issued “commence full operations” notices to pot shops in Leicester and Northampton.

Governor Charlie Baker spoke during a forum on the opioid epidemic.

Baker calls state’s opioid addiction ‘a relentless foe’

Overdose mortality fell 5 percent in 2017, but the latest data suggest a similar drop will not be seen in 2018.

// 71 dead, more than 1,000 unaccounted for after Calif. wildfire

The list of unaccounted-for persons was dynamic and could easily contain duplicate names and unreliable spellings of names, officials said.

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// This dam problem needs to be fixed, cities say

Members of the Mystic River watershed are lobbying Beacon Hill for $5 million to help improve the Amelia Earhart Dam’s pumping capacity.

// DeVos proposed new protections for students accused of assault

Under the new plan proposed Friday, colleges would have to investigate complaints only if the alleged incident occurred on campus and only if it was reported to certain officials.

// Trump says he answered Mueller’s questions ‘very easily’

The president said he still hasn’t submitted his written response to investigators.

// CIA says Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

US intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Jamal Khashoggi — a claim the Saudi government has denied.

// DA drops charges against man accused in gas station killing

Kevin Dante Williams Jr., 21, had been held without bail after the Oct. 6 fatal shooting in Dorchester.

The best things to see and do this holiday season

From dancing sugarplums to a musical “Grinch,” there’s a bounty of theater, music, TV, and other attractions to enjoy.

This skiff was found 1.3 nautical miles south of Coggeshall Ledge in Newport, R.I., the Coast Guard said.

Coast Guard halts search off R.I. after boater found safe at home

A 14-foot skiff was found unoccupied, with its engine running, off Newport, R.I., officials said earlier.

// Seeking info on governor’s second term? Baker scrubs campaign website day after reelection

Governor Charlie Baker scrubbed his campaign website and replaced it with a single page: a “quick note” thanking voters for keeping him in office.


// Kyrie Irving scores 43 points, lifts Celtics past Raptors in OT

The Celtics rode their star guard’s big night to a win over Toronto.

// Woman killed, 47 injured during fuel tax protest, French officials say

French officials say a woman was killed when a driver accelerated during a fuel tax protest where demonstrators blocked roads.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 19, 2017 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Embassy of Ecuador in London. - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was behind a massive dump of classified US documents in 2010, has been charged in the United States, WikiLeaks said on November 15, 2018. (Photo by Justin TALLIS / AFP)JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images

Lawyer for Julian Assange says he would fight charges

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under seal against him, according to one of his lawyers.

Protesters gathered in front of Sanofi in Cambridge on Friday.

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Sanofi increased the price of insulin by 5,000 percent, protest ensued

Two mothers Friday tried to deliver the ashes of their two diabetic children to the Cambridge offices of drug giant Sanofi to protest the high price of insulin.

Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: ‘I was worried it was going to be awkward and I’d feel trapped’

Will a sports fan and a sports agnostic find something to bond over?

Reading MA 11/13/18 Father Lambert Nieme a priest at Saint Agnes Parish listening during a town select meeting discussing issues of racist graffiti found around town at Reading Memorial High School, Performing Arts Center. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

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Renée Graham

‘Donald Trump was elected president because of his racism, not in spite of it’

In him, racists have someone who will never unequivocally condemn them or the violence they commit.

Rob Noyes of Hingham shoveled snow in front of his house on Friday before going to work.

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You’ve gotta be kidding me: Winter’s here

The symptoms of our case of early-onset winter are textbook: Everybody forgot how to drive. The commuter rail went to hell. There’s snow on the patio furniture you haven’t put away yet.

// Partners HealthCare-Harvard Pilgrim merger talks are over

Partners realized any deal would be extremely difficult — if not impossible — to pull off in a state where it’s long been under the microscope.

ROBERT REDFORD (right) as Bob Woodward and DUSTIN HOFFMAN (left) as Carl Bernstein in the 1976 film

Here are some of the most memorable lines from movies written by William Goldman

Goldman authored such screenplays as “All the President’s Men,” “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” and “The Princess Bride.” He died Friday; he was 87.

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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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