Red Sox agree to deal with pitcher David Price

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher David Price flips a ball during a baseball practice in Toronto, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. The Blue Jays will face the AL West champion Texas Rangers in the ALDS opener in Toronto. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT


The $217 million, seven-year deal is the largest ever for a pitcher.

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, hold their newborn daughter Max in this image that was posted to Zuckerberg’s Facebook page announcing Max’s birth and the couple’s intention to give away 99 percent of their shares in the company.

Zuckerberg to give away most of his Facebook stock

In an open letter while announcing the birth of his daughter, Mark Zuckerberg said he will donate 99 percent of his shares to philanthropic causes.

NFL Referee Pete Morelli conducts the coin toss before an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Officiating crew re-assigned to Patriots game after mistakes

Referee Pete Morelli and his crew were re-assigned from Sunday’s prime-time game after struggling with multiple calls during the 49ers-Cardinals game.

Sav-Mor Liquors selects winner of sign competition

Sav-Mor is known for posting eye-catching witticisms that have been shared widely on the Internet, and even appeared on television.


A last wish, not yet granted for this military veteran

What appeared to be standing in the way of Nelda Cochran’s last wish was a small amount of money and a tangle of bureaucratic red tape.

Nostalgia coupled to reality on a transcontinental train

Traveling coast-to-coast is one of the most intimate ways to see the country, but it is a bumpy ride.

Hunter Jeff Keddy of Hanover entered the woods along Hillside Street in Milton for the start of the Blue Hills deer hunt on Monday.


Hunters of the state, unite!

Grab your shotguns — excuse me, your long-barreled herd-control devices — and let’s go thin some deer.

Popular sources for baby names and the most popular baby names of 2015 were released Tuesday by parenting website

These are the most popular baby names of 2015

The most common infant names this year, as well as popular sources for infant monikers, were released Tuesday by

// Mass. tops US list of per capita spending

On a per person basis, Massachusetts consumers shelled out more than $48,000 in 2014, the most among states.

02bella - Booking mug of Joseph Amoroso, Bella Bond's biological father. (Booking photo)

Father of ‘Baby Doe’ arrested on shoplifting charge

Joseph Amoroso allegedly told officers: “Now you can tell everyone that you locked up Bella Bond’s dad.”

 Don Chiafaro’s recent plan called for one 600-foot tower and a second slightly shorter one.

Harbor Garage project on Boston waterfront hits impasse

BRA director Brian Golden said in the letter that the talks were foundering over the project’s economics.

Tsarnaev lawyers ask for new sentencing trial

Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said a recent Supreme Court decision could have an effect on the sentence he received.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke during a campaign rally at the Macon Centreplex in Macon, Ga., on Monday.

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Is Donald Trump inevitable?

While only months ago many wondered if Trump could really win, now the question many ask is, “How could he not?”

Fund-raisers took large chunk of charity money

Only 60 percent of the money contributed to professional solicitors in 2014 went to the charity people had selected, a report found.

// Downtown tower may get new enclosed plaza

The large glass-and-steel atrium proposed for 100 Federal St. would feature retail shops, dining tables, and a winter garden.

ISIS tied to dozens of US crimes, 2 cases in Mass.

So far this year, 56 people have been charged in the United States with crimes related to the Islamic State group, a study found.

// Harvard Law reviews crest drawn from slaveholding family

The decision comes after an outcry from students about the logo.

// US sending more special forces to fight Islamic State

The defense secretary said the special operators will conduct raids, free hostages, gather intelligence, and capture leaders.

// Defense focuses on mental illness in Philip Chism trial

Chism’s maternal grandmother and aunt both were diagnosed with mental illness during their lives, his grandfather testified.

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// Could Martin O’Malley get zero delegates in Iowa?

This is a strong possibility for a candidate who has spent more time campaigning in the Hawkeye State than his primary rivals.

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

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Globe photos of the month: November 2015

A look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month, including the elections, Boston tree lighting, and football at Fenway.