Top Vatican prosecutor failed to report abuser

The man Pope Francis recently chose to prosecute priests accused of sexual abuse had himself failed to stop a notorious abusive priest, documents show.

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum hosted the opening ceremonies for the tightly budgeted Summer Games in 1984.

Boston bidders hope time is right for frugal Games

The Boston 2024 group is planning a low-cost Olympics that builds as few structures as possible and uses temporary venues.

Towns working to ease electric bills

With Mass. bracing for sharp increases in electric bills, several communities are joining a regional effort to help bring relief.

Nude man falls through ceiling at Logan, assaults bystander

A 26-year-old naked man fell through the ceiling into a ladies’ bathroom before running out and biting an elderly man, police said.

A small crowd gathered outside the John F. Kennedy birthplace in Brookline this afternoon to commemorate the 51st anniversary of his assassination.

Group gathers to commemorate death of JFK

On the 51st anniversary of his assassination, a small crowd shared memories at the former president’s Brookline birthplace.

Food pantries in some area communities are facing a shortage because of an increase in the number of people seeking assistance.

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Lawrence food pantries running out of supplies

In a city where one in eight people is unemployed and actively looking for work, local pantries are scrambling to keep pace with requests.

Holiday Style

Life is short. Winter is long. Eat dessert first.

With so many worthy and strictly seasonal temptations everywhere, diets are put on hiatus.

// Tips for winterizing your home

Preparing your home for winter can save you money and energy and take some of the snap out of the biting cold.

Avery Miraglia, 13, (left) and his father, Joe, of Ashfield were on the lookout for a wild turkey in April.

In pursuit of wild turkeys

Turkeys may stroll through suburban neighborhoods this time of year, but it’s no easy task to take one from the woods in time for Thanksgiving.

Crimson quarterback Conner Hempel (14) is at the center of the onfield celebration after Harvard defeated Yale, 31-24. Barry Chin/Globe Staff

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Win in The Game a ‘career-maker’ for Harvard players

In their 131st meeting, Harvard beat Yale, 31-24, giving the Crimson their 17th perfect season.