Chelsea police officers cleared in fatal Taser incident

Prosecutors say the officers “acted reasonably and lawfully” during the 2014 encounter with Dominic Graffeo.

Lowell bank to repay borrowers in discrimination settlement

Sage Bank will spend $1.2 million to settle allegations that it charged minority borrowers more for home loans.

Second arrest made in theft from Worcester armory

A Dorchester woman is the second person charged in the theft of firearms from a Worcester armory, officials said.

04/24/2014 CAMBRIDGE, MA An MBTA Green Line train pulls into Lechmere Station (cq) in Cambridge. The Green Line is set to be expanded further outbound, into Somerville. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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MBTA is said to not know cost for Green Line project

MBTA employees were ill-equipped to oversee the Green Line extension, said consultants who were hired to assess the project.

White House reaches out to governors on refugees

Federal officials sent a letter to Charlie Baker and other governors offering state-by-state reports on refugee resettlement.

// Official describes brutal injuries to Colleen Ritzer

The prosecution rested after a forensic pathologist testified in the trial of Philip Chism.

US President Barack Obama delivers his speech at the 'Mission Innovation: Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution' meeting at the COP2, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, north of Paris, Monday, Nov. 30 2015. (Ian Langsdon, Pool photo via AP)

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Obama urges world action at Paris climate summit

Leaders from around the globe are discussing climate change at the event in Paris.

Winter moths make appearance for mating season

The invasive European species has damaged trees from Long Island up the coast into Maine.

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Planned Parenthood shooting suspect appears in court

Robert Dear only spoke once, saying ‘‘no questions’’ when the judge asked him if he had any questions about the charges he faces.

// Student shot outside of schools area in Roxbury

The victim was rushed to a Boston area hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury, officials said.

Pat Constantinos sits in front of the St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Otis, Mass. Constantinos is the wife of a former pastor at St. Paul's Episcopal Church that the diocese is planning to close she and others are fighting the move. The interior of the church is locked. She no longer has access to the interior of the building. (Steven G. Smith for The Boston Globe)

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Members of tiny Otis church balk at sale

The church in Western Mass. was closed, but congregants have grouped together to buy it and begin anew.

Denver CO 11/29/15 New England Patriots Tom Brady after another incomplete pass against the Denver Broncos during furth quarter action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday November 29, 2015. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) Topic: Reporter:


In the big picture, this is a big relief for Patriots

The perfect record is no longer intact, but Rob Gronkowski’s knee ligaments are.

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 29: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots reacts to a play against the Denver Broncos in the fourth quarter at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 29, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)


Patriots have plenty of blame to go around

Not even Bill Belichick and his staff get off scot-free for the team’s fourth-quarter collapse Sunday night.

Denver CO 11/29/15 Patriot punt returner, Chris Harper, left, fumbles the ball after being hit by Bronco defender, Cody Latimer. New England Patriots Denver Broncos during fourth quarter action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday November 29, 2015. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) Topic: Reporter:


Patriots cut Chris Harper after misplayed punt

The rookie’s mistake appeared to open the door to the Broncos’ stunning comeback victory Sunday night.

New York Yankees' Chris Young is congratulated in the dugout after he and Garrett Jones scored on a John Ryan Murphy single in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Alex Speier

Chris Young gives Red Sox flexibility

Young’s ideal role is as a solid fourth outfielder who would be a weapon against lefthanded pitchers.

// Deer hunt begins in Blue Hills Reservation

More than 80 hunters began the first of four state-sanctioned days of deer hunting Monday.

Cassette tapes are for sale at In Your Ear record store in Boston.

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Cassette tapes are having an unlikely moment

Though quantifiable figures can be hard to come by, there’s no denying the format’s increased visibility.

Boston, MA., 11/18/15, Dr. Peter S. Amenta is the new CEO of Joslin Diabetes Center. Suzanne Kreiter/Suzanne Kreiter

Big challenges ahead for new Joslin CEO

Joslin, a noted diabetes center, faces competition from health care players that offer comprehensive medical services.

OPINION | Michael A. Cohen

// Michael A. Cohen: Donald Trump is a liar

But he follows a path that other Republicans have established.

Local fans cheer Passion Pit as they play the Lawn on D in Boston. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Names, julian)

The Lawn on D will be back

The popular Lawn on D will reopen next spring, but the South Boston park’s financial future remains uncertain.

VTech's products were seen on display at a toy store in Hong Kong.

Data on 5 million VTech customers and kids exposed in breach

Compromised information in the VTech breach includes the names, birthdates and genders of child users.

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Ground Game

// Democrats shift focus to fighting ISIS during N.H. speeches

The candidates addressed 1,400 people at a fundraising dinner for the state’s Democratic Party.

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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.

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