No credible threat against US at this time, Obama says

Ahead of the holiday season, the president said his administration is taking “every possible step” to keep the country safe.

Dann and Martha Paquette had raised concerns that they were being shut out of tap lines at some Boston bars.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff/File

Pretty Things closes doors after raising ‘pay-to-play’ issue

Dann and Martha Paquette, owners of Pretty Things beer company, had said they were being shut out of area bars and restaurants.

//[1].jpg Four indicted in murder of man found dead in Marshfield home

Five firearms, a diamond, and other jewels and artifacts were allegedly taken from Robert McKenna’s home.

4/20/2015 - Boston, MA - Boylston Street - Soaked spectators lined a rainy, cold Boylston Street in Boston, near the finish of the 119th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 20, 2015. Topic: Race coverage. Photo by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff.

Boylston ranks among America’s priciest streets

A mix of iconic landmarks, pricey retail, and desirable office space make the street one of the hottest commercial real estate locations.

The MSC Judith container ship arrived at the Conley Terminal in Boston Harbor in 2014.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff/File

Massport shipping terminal bucks industry trend

If an industry-wide slump is starting, you couldn’t tell from what’s happening at the Conley Terminal in South Boston.

// E. coli tied to Costco more dangerous than Chipotle outbreak

The strain of E. Coli linked to Costco chicken salad has sickened 19 people in seven states.

// DraftKings seeks to avert N.Y. shutdown at court hearing today

A judge is expected to hear different interpretations of how the country’s two biggest daily fantasy sports companies operate.

// Five people arrested in Chicago shooting protests

The protests came after the graphic video of a white officer shooting a black Chicago teen 16 times was made public.

// Traffic picks up ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Traffic in Greater Boston was beginning to increase Wednesday afternoon as holiday travelers made their way to their destinations.

Jane Zitomer in her shared office space on Atlantic Avenue.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

The benefits of an office, without the politics

As technology has freed people to work almost anywhere, community work spaces have grown and become like offices themselves.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this week.

N.H. GOP chair doubts Donald Trump can win

Trump leads the N.H. Republican primary. But the state party’s chairwoman doesn’t think he will ultimately prevail there.

Boston, Ma-November 20, 2015-Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld- Yankees general manager Brian Cashman during the Covenant House Sleep Out to raise funds and awareness to support homeless youth.

A night on the street teaches Yankees GM life lessons

Brian Cashman and other New York City executives slept on the street to raise money and awareness for homeless children.

Child-free vacations need a plan

Leaving the kids at home can be both anxiety-producing and rewarding for everyone involved.

Miss Conduct

// Advice: A dollar tip for a $3 cup of coffee?

I don’t tip more than my leftover change for coffee at Starbucks or takeout. Am I being cheap here?

A bicyclist walked by Langdell Hall, the Harvard Law Library, on the campus of Harvard Law School.

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opinion | Bianca Tylek

Harvard Law School alumni, stop donating

The institution continues to promulgate the racist ideals on which it was founded.

// Man charged with pretending to be an attorney

David Koraca is accused of bilking at least two women out of more than $20,000 with an elaborate scheme.

A man sat amid debris in a neighborhood heavily damaged by airstikes in the village of Deir al-Asafir on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus on Wednesday.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What to read if you want to understand Syria

These articles cut through all the complexity and help you get your head around this roiling war.

Terrell Owens wants to work out for Patriots

Owens, who is about to turn 42, hasn’t played in the NFL since 2010 but sees a possible opportunity with the receiver-thin Patriots.

Thanksgiving football

// A look at some of the region’s top matchups

Here’s a look across Eastern Massachusetts at some of the most interesting games over the holiday.


// Take care with turkey — and saving leftovers

You have to plan ahead and use good kitchen habits at every stage of cooking.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Who will be next to drop out of the presidential race?

The signs point to two US senators: Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

Denis Balibous/Reuters

Earthprints: How humans impact the landscape

Each site depicted has profoundly changed in the last 30 years.