Officials to announce Ferguson grand jury decision

At stake this evening is whether Officer Darren Wilson will face state charges in the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager who was shot in August.

A protester displayed a placard depicting 18-year-old Michael Brown outside the police station in Ferguson.

Opinion | Derrick Z. Jackson

Hysteria over Ferguson grand jury an indictment of America

The talk is about black violence, though the case is about a white police officer killing an unarmed black teen.

One way many observe Thanksgiving is to visit Plimouth Plantation.

Opinion | James Carroll

Thanksgiving should change our outlook

This holiday has lifted up the importance not of bounty, much less privilege, but of attitude.

President Barack Obama awarded Ethel Kennedy the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Ethel Kennedy receives Medal of Freedom, highest civilian honor

President Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others.

Nick Cafardo | On Baseball

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/455995048.jpg As Red Sox beef up lineup, still plenty of pitching options

Red Sox fans should not assume adding bats prevents the team from getting top-tier pitching.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/pablo150-7092.jpg Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval to join Red Sox

Sandoval is a career .294 hitter with 106 home runs. Ramirez is a lifetime .300 hitter with 13 homers last season.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/charlesramsey_01[1]--90x90.jpg Ex-teacher’s aide, 85, arraigned on indecent assault charges

Charles Ramsey is accused of indecently assaulting a student at a Roxbury school earlier this month.

Mass. Health Connector site served 52,000 people last week

The website is running without lag times, which officials said gives them hope after a problem-plagued 2013 rollout.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/hagel150-1347.jpg Facing pressure, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigns

President Obama said it was Hagel’s decision to resign and thanked his former Senate colleague for “exemplary” service.

Nor’easter to bring snow, hinder Thanksgiving travel

A storm beginning Wednesday could dump 6 to 10 inches of snow in the interior of the state.