Suspect in Planned Parenthood shooting identified

A man was taken into custody outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado following a shooting.

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The authorities reported that three people were killed and nine were wounded before Robert Lewis Dear surrendered following a standoff.

// Officer killed in Colo. shooting was Melrose native

Garrett Swasey grew up in Melrose but moved to Colorado in the 1980s to pursue his first love — competitive figure skating.

Jephthe Cherry was shot by a stray bullet near Who's On First? on Yawkey Way.

Fenway shooting victim’s ambitions extended to family, friends

Friends said Jephthe Chery, killed in a shooting outside Fenway Park, pushed everyone to follow his ambitious lead.

Boston school police renew bid for right to carry pepper spray

The officers say members of the force often lose time from work after sustaining injuries while subduing disorderly students or trespassers.

Two charged in ‘vicious’ North Reading attack

Two men are facing felony charges after allegedly beating an auto repair shop’s owner and employees with a hammer and crowbar.

// Boston police investigating alleged Okafor confrontation

The Philadelphia 76ers rookie was involved in an incident outside the Storyville Nightclub in the Boston early Thursday morning.

Jimmy Fund cannister stolen from Norwood store

On Friday, the man who stole the donations turned himself in.

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5 tips to getting the perfect cup of coffee

We asked Boston’s Gracenote Coffee founder and director Patrick Barter for his five tips on how to turn a cup of joe into something extraordinary.

2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Baby, it’s cold outside . . . what better time to stuff the stocking of that special someone with a treat to curl up with and enjoy.

After Catherine Fennelly of Quincy lost her son to an overdose this year, she started a boxing group called Let It Out.

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Those touched by opioid addiction find a release

At Randolph gym, they put on boxing gloves to vent their anger, punch by stinging punch, at how opioids have devastated their families and friends.

Demonstrators march during a protest intending to disrupt Black Friday shopping in reaction to the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Illinois, November 27, 2015. McDonald, 17, was fatally shot by Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer, in October 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Nelles

Three arrests made during protests over teen’s shooting

Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances and shut down traffic in Chicago’s ritziest shopping district on Black Friday.

Celtics 111, Wizards 78

// Jared Sullinger, Celtics feast on Wizards

Jared Sullinger (18 points, 15 rebounds in 24 points) was one of six Celtics to score in double digits Friday.

Movie review

// ‘Rocky’ franchise gets new life with ‘Creed’

The movie manages to work on two levels, tending equally to nostalgists and a younger crowd.

Co-owner of In Your Ear record store Reed Lappin inside his store in 2013.)

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Cassette tapes are having an unlikely moment

Though quantifiable figures can be hard to come by, there’s no denying the format’s increased visibility.

// 17 holiday blunders (and how to avoid them)

From picking the wrong line at the store to overspending, it’s easy to self-destruct during the holidays.

Peter Abraham | Beat writer’s notebook

// David Price would be right move for Red Sox

As the Red Sox search for an actual ace instead of yet another No. 4 starter, Price is the guy they want.

Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris (25) and Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib (21) celebrate after an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, in Denver. The Broncos won 29-10 to improve to 7-0. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)


Denver secondary will test Patriots’ passing game

Receiver Brandon LaFell listed three Broncos defensive backs playing at a Pro Bowl level this season.

Boston11/27/15- The Boston Bruins vs the New York Rangers. Bruins Matt Beleskey celebrates David Krejci's unassisted game winning goal in the 3rd period, with the Bruins winning 4-3. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)

On Hockey | Fluto Shinzawa

Bergeron, Krejci front and center in Bruins’ win

The centers had their fingerprints all over the team’s victory over the Rangers.

// Jameis Winston’s accuser tells her story in documentary

The documentary aired on CNN in the same week that a former Florida State official detailed favorable treatment of football players.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Who will be next to drop out of the presidential race?

The signs point to two US senators: Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham.

Globe Santa

//[1] Donate to Globe Santa

Globe Santa delivers holiday gifts to local children in need.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

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'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

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

The Big Picture

People in need around the globe

People are in need, from Boston to places around the world, and many others have offered contributions.


Pineapple-inspired gift ideas

Pineapple: The fruit you always imagine will taste better than it does. Still, for all its shortcomings, it remains a favorite symbol of welcome and hospitality.