David Price was dominant last season with the Tigers and Blue Jays, going 18-5 with a 2.45 ERA.

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David Price is right for the Red Sox

The Sox agreed to a deal with the best free agent pitcher available.

David Price went 18-5 in 2015.

Red Sox, David Price reach deal that is largest ever for a pitcher

Price agreed to a seven-year, $217 million deal with the Red Sox.

Alex Speier

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When luxury taxes are added, the Red Sox could end up spending $224 million on players in 2016.

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

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

Marco Rubio was greeted as he arrived at a campaign event in Laconia, N.H., on Monday.

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Marco Rubio’s N.H. surge is riddled with doubts

GOP activists say Rubio has fewer staff members and hasn’t been as active in the state as some rivals.

Victoria Britt (left), Kirsten Salpini, and Nick Sulfaro in New Rep’s “The Snow Queen.”

Stage Review

A captivating ‘Snow Queen’ at New Repertory Theatre

“The Snow Queen’’ is based on the same Hans Christian Andersen story that gave rise to Disney’s “Frozen,” but it’s pretty special on its own.

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Staff at the Boston Public Library comprehensively cleaned the rare books room and its holdings after mold was discovered in September.

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 red tape.

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

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 BabyCenter.com.

AG says insurers’ use of data for rate hikes improper

Maura Healey’s office said Mapfre USA and Safety Insurance won increases by taking advantage of last winter’s extreme weather.

Company directors work few hours, get many pay hikes

Analysts say escalating compensation is troubling because it could create a disincentive for directors to challenge executives.

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter spoke at Harvard’s Kennedy School on Tuesday evening.

At Harvard, defense secretary says extremists will be defeated

“We will defeat ISIL,” Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in reference to the Islamic State.

Suffolk University cuts ties with conservative research group

The head of the right-leaning Beacon Hill Institute said he didn’t have “any basis” to believe the split was political.

Joseph Amoroso was arrested Tuesday.

Father of ‘Baby Doe’ charged in shoplifting case

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

Don Chiafaro’s most recent plan for the site calls for a 600-foot tower and a second, slightly shorter one (seen at center).


BRA meets with financial backers on stalled Harbor Garage plan

The Walsh administration is speaking directly with Prudential Real Estate Investors, cutting out developer Don Chiofaro.

Students were in a hallway not far from the president’s office at the Brandeis campus on Nov. 23.

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Brandeis, students reach agreement to end sit-in

Protesters had occupied an administrative building since Nov. 20, vowing to stay until the school addressed concerns on diversity.

T gets ready for cold with new slogan: ‘Winter happens’

Riders are preparing to navigate through another season of cold and snowy commutes, and the MBTA is, too.

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

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.

Ground Game

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/497297304.jpg 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.

Globe Santa

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Globe Santa delivers holiday gifts to local children in need.

Globe investigations

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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'

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

The Big Picture

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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.