Political Headlines - November 21, 2012

  • Mass. medical researchers' funds at risk: Hospitals and research universities face a double-barreled threat from cuts in federal funding if a plan to curb the national debt is not reached by the end of the year. Globe reporter Tracy Jan covers.


  • A vast moral difference: An unbridgeable cultural abyss divides Israel and Islamic jihadists. Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby writes.