One killed, three injured in shooting near Fenway

Bostion police re-directed early high school football fans following a shooting on Yawkey Way around 2 a.m. Thursday.

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Police say the shooting occurred around 2 a.m. near the bar Who’s On First, which is located on Yawkey Way.

Constanze Nied (left) and her friend Kirsten Friese, both from Germany, took a rest during Black Friday shopping at the Cambridgeside Galleria in 2014.

Black Friday becoming less vital to retailers

The relentless race for holiday dollars has blunted the day’s oomph, as stores offer deep discounts weeks before Thanksgiving.

// Hyde Park family still thankful after losing everything to fire

The house that Marilyn Jhurilal and her late husband, Leslie, purchased 21 years ago was destroyed in a fire Saturday.

Renée Graham

// Ah, the family blessings of Thanksgiving

Despite Saturday Night Live’s hopeful skit, it’s going to take a lot more than Adele’s soaring “Hello” to serve as a unifying salve.



How to cook Thanksgiving turkey

Ready to cook your turkey? Here are recipes and tips to help.

West Newbury Ma 10/10/2015 North Reading player Thomas McHugh (cq) left looks to tackle Pentucket player Liam Sheehy (cq) right during game action. North Reading vs Pentucket High School Football.Staff/Photographer Jonathan Wiggs Topic: Reporter

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.

// Live updates: Thanksgiving Day high school football

Across the state, it’s time for traditional rivals to square off. Here’s the latest updates from the gridirons.

Brookline, MA 11/25/2015 Ð Former governor Michael Dukakis (cq) in the kitchen of his home in Brookline, MA on November 25, 2015. (Globe staff photo / Craig F. Walker) section: National reporter: Viser

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Michael Dukakis would very much like your turkey carcass

“There’s no better meal!” the former governor says of turkey soup.

A groggy Brian Cashman spent a restless night of sleep on a New York sidewalk, in the interest of charity.

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

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.

Globe Santa is back for the 60th year

The times have changed, but the needs of poor families, so vivid against the backdrop of Christmas, are every bit the same.

// UMass president aims to fire Dartmouth chief

Under Divina Grossman’s three-and-a-half-year tenure, enrollment has fallen and private fund-raising has plummeted.

Dontreal Widow holds up a poster with the photo of 17 year-old Laquan McDonald and taunts Chicago police officers Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murder charges were brought against police officer Jason Van Dyke in the killing of McDonald, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Protesters gather again in Chicago after video release

Demonstrators were on the streets for a second day after the release of a video showing the police killing of a black teen.

// Judge promises DraftKings ruling ‘soon’

A judge in Manhattan declined to rule immediately on the New York attorney general’s shutdown request.


// Patriots-Broncos shapes up as a defensive struggle

Neither offense is operating at full speed, and both defenses are having strong seasons.

The Broncos have nine players with multiple sacks, led by DeMarcus Ware with 6½.

Patriots at Broncos, Sunday at 8:30 p.m. (NBC)

Broncos’ pass rush will test Patriots’ offensive line

The Broncos are first in overall defense, sacks, interception return yardage, and second in points allowed.

Arthur Brewster hugged his adopted daughter Ty-Janee Brewster, 12, as she returns home from school to her home.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

After 8 years and 9 foster families, sisters find home

The teacher and the student had known each other in a Mattapan school. Little did they realize then they would become a family.

// ‘Spotlight’ filmmakers defend portrayal of BC spokesman

An attorney for the Boston College spokesman said the film casts him as a collaborator in the coverup, and called the portrayal “defamatory.”

Scott Leader (L) and his brother Steve Leader.

Boston brothers held on high bail in alleged hate crime

Scott and Steven Leader face charges after they allegedly beat and urinated on a homeless man they thought was an immigrant.


Affleck is happy to be home

Ben Affleck tweeted a dramatic photo of himself sitting behind a camera with the mighty Merrimack River in the background.

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 Santa

//[1] Donate to Globe Santa

Globe Santa delivers holiday gifts to local children in need.

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

People in need around the globe

People are in need, from Boston to places around the world, and many others have offered contributions.