Two teens face charges in murder of cab driver

Donald Depina, a US Army veteran, was shot to death this weekend while driving a taxi in New Bedford.

Live updates: Judge won’t drop Chism rape charge

The judge in the Philip Chism rape and murder trial said there was no way to sequence the injuries sustained by Colleen Ritzer.

// Litany of troubles detailed in MBTA’s expansion bid

Consultants painted a bleak picture of the massive Green Line extension, including an “excessive drive” to expedite the project.

Joseph Scott Pemberton (center) was escorted into court on Tuesday.

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New Bedford native convicted in Filipino transgender killing

Joseph Scott Pemberton, a US Marine lance corporal, now faces six to 12 years in prison.

Mass. clean energy sector grows 12 percent in 2015, report says

The sector enjoyed its strongest growth since the state began tracking these jobs in 2010.

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

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Gunfire, protests mark first day of Blue Hills deer hunt

Despite pleas from activists, the hunt went off as planned, and by its conclusion 26 deer were dead.

President Obama spoke Tuesday during a bilateral meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Paris.

Obama urges Turkey, Russia to set tensions aside

The president wants the nations to focus on a common priority: defeating the Islamic State group.


// Alone, frustrated, and afraid for his family in Syria

Sam Jalhoum, 61, came to Boston 15 years ago, and all efforts to bring his children here have failed.

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Donald Trump is a liar, and he’s spreading fear

When it comes to presidential campaign lying, Donald Trump is simply following a path laid by other Republicans.

// Hillary Clinton’s staff urged her to visit more countries

Before Clinton left her post as secretary of state, a top aide suggested she set a goal of visiting 110 countries, according to an e-mail.


// Despite loss, a Mile High sigh of relief for Patriots

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


// 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.

Patriots rookie Chris Harper muffed a punt early in the fourth quarter with the Patriots leading, 21-7.

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Patriots cut Chris Harper after misplayed punt

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

// Family ditches classroom to take learning on the road

The Welcker family pulled their children from school and hit the highway to visit as many national parks as possible.


// Mom wants holidays to be stress free for her boys

She struggles to provide for her family, and all she wants for her sons is to see them smile on Christmas Day.

// Transgender rights bill stalled on Beacon Hill

Despite an active lobbying effort, advocates were unable to cajole the Legislature into voting on it before the winter recess.

// Big challenges ahead for new Joslin CEO

The noted diabetes center faces competition from health care players that offer comprehensive medical services.

// Lawn on D will stay open, but more revenue sought

The popular South Boston park will reopen next spring, but its financial future remains uncertain.

// Harvard endowment tries to close gap on investment returns

When it comes to managing money, Yale has been outscoring Harvard for years. It’s up to Stephen Blyth to change that.

Pat Constantinos played the pump organ at St. Paul’s for more than 20 years. Constantinos, whose late husband preached at the church, is part of a group that wants to buy the building.

Members of tiny Episcopal church in Otis rebel at sale

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church was open for nearly two centuries, and now some congregants want to buy it and start anew.

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// 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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