Motive in shooting at Colorado clinic is uncertain

This booking photo released by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Robert L. Dear, 57, the suspect in the November 27, 2015, shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Police on November 28 were questioning Dear for allegedly killing three people, including a police officer, and wounding nine others. The gunman entered a Planned Parenthood clinic around noon Friday armed with what police described as a

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Three people were killed and nine were wounded at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. Robert Lewis Dear of North Carolina is being held.

Garrett Swasey.

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.

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.

Clinton to hold rally in Boston on Sunday

Hillary Clinton is scheduled to be at Faneuil Hall with Mayor Marty Walsh on Sunday afternoon.

// Police cite bar near where rail conductor was fatally shot

Boston police have cited the Yawkey Way sports bar Who's on First after a fatal shooting outside the establishment.

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

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Those touched by opioid addiction find a release

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

Putin calls for sanctions against Turkey

Russia took action after Turkey downed a Russian jet on Tuesday.

// Whistleblower lawsuits continue to rile Saugus

The town manager in Saugus, the former IT director, and the former assistant building inspector have suits pending in court.

// DraftKings says most disputed fees didn’t come from banned states

New York’s attorney general has accused Boston’s DraftKings of lax enforcement of its own list of banned states.

Ian McKellen in “Mr. Holmes.”

Roadside Attractions

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Movies to add to your queue

A look at recent movie and TV offerings that will appeal to everyone in your family.

Foxboro Ma 1/25/2015 New England Patriots #12 Tom Brady (cq) talks with media at a afternoon press-conference. Staff/Photographer Jonathan Wiggs Topic: Reporter


Denver hasn’t been kind to the Patriots

Tom Brady is an underwhelming 2-5 lifetime in Denver.

Peter Abraham | Beat writer’s notebook

// David Price is the pitcher the Red Sox want

Price will be expensive, but Dave Dombrowksi knows the Red Sox need a No. 1 starter.


// MIAA must draw a line on boys playing girls’ field hockey

An innovative solution in Pennsylvania could be the blueprint to address the inequities and dangers of boys competing against girls.

Cassette tapes are for sale at In Your Ear record store in Boston.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

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.

// FAA hearing more complaints over Logan airplane noise

The number of complaints about noise has skyrocketed since new GPS-generated flight paths at Logan took effect.

Jill Scott lights up the studio, stage, and screen

R&B star and actress Jill Scott, who plays the Orpheum Theatre on Tuesday, talks about her methods and motivations.


How to be grumpy, but grateful

Even in the most magical place on Earth, by the end of the day, everyone frays.


Tech Nomad

FOMO is real and makes you depressed, study says

New research found that seeing everyone’s digital highlight reel can lead to depressive feelings.

// 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.

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.