Officials to announce Ferguson grand jury decision

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At stake this evening is whether Officer Darren Wilson will face state charges in the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager who was shot in August.

One way many observe Thanksgiving is to visit Plimouth Plantation.

Opinion | James Carroll

Thanksgiving should change our outlook

This holiday has lifted up the importance not of bounty, much less privilege, but of attitude.

// Facing pressure, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigns

President Obama said it was Hagel’s decision to resign and thanked his former Senate colleague for being an “exemplary” secretary of defense.

// Ethel Kennedy among group to receive Medal of Freedom

President Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others.

Jena Reitsma of Sandwich checked out a section of the Town Neck beach where bricks were visible.

Sandwich beach erosion reveals centuries-old artifacts

The disappearing beaches have solved an old riddle, but also exposed a larger problem that has yet to be solved.

Nick Cafardo | On Baseball

// As Red Sox beef up lineup, still plenty of pitching options

Red Sox fans should not assume adding bats prevents the team from getting top-tier pitching.

// Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval to join Red Sox

The Globe’s Nick Cafardo has confirmed that both players have agreed to deals to come to Boston, pending physicals.

Nor’easter to bring snow, hinder Thanksgiving travel

A storm beginning Wednesday could dump 6 to 10 inches of snow in the interior of the state.

Martin Richard foundation announces Marathon team

Organizers are still looking for more people to run in memory of the 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 Marathon attack.

Woman wounded in South End shooting

A woman was shot inside a building in the South End, and has been transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.