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.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke during a campaign rally at the Macon Centreplex in Macon, Ga., on Monday.

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Is Donald Trump inevitable?

While only months ago many wondered if Trump could really win, now the question many ask is, “How could he not?”

Brigham surgery draws notice, but still needs approvals

A local surgeon became the first in New England to replace the meniscus of a Mass. man with a newly-invented artificial implant.

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Downtown tower may get new enclosed plaza

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

ISIS tied to dozens of US crimes, 2 cases in Mass.

So far this year, 56 people have been charged in the United States with crimes related to the Islamic State group, a study found.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, testified on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday.

US sending more special forces to fight Islamic State

The defense secretary said the special operators will conduct raids, free hostages, gather intelligence, and capture leaders.

// Man found guilty in 1988 homicide of Fall River woman

Daniel Tavares Jr. was convicted of killing a 32-year-old mother of three when they were neighbors in Fall River.

Students at Harvard Law are asking the school to change its seal.

Harvard Law reviews crest drawn from slaveholding family

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

// Defense focuses on mental illness in Philip Chism trial

Chism’s maternal grandmother and aunt both were diagnosed with mental illness during their lives, his grandfather testified.

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NFL Referee Pete Morelli conducts the coin toss before an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)


Officiating crew re-assigned to Patriots game after mistakes

Referee Pete Morelli and his crew were re-assigned from Sunday’s prime-time game after struggling with multiple calls during the 49ers-Cardinals game.

Rob Gronkowski was flagged for two offensive pass interference penalties against the Broncos, but one was offset with another penalty.

Are officials targeting Gronkowski for offensive pass interference?

The Patriots tight end has been flagged five times this season, more than his previous five seasons combined.

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 bureaucratic red tape.

Hunter Jeff Keddy of Hanover entered the woods along Hillside Street in Milton for the start of the Blue Hills deer hunt on Monday.

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Hunters of the state, unite!

Grab your shotguns — excuse me, your long-barreled herd-control devices — and let’s go thin some deer.

Chicken and quinoa meatballs at Yvonne’s are accompanied by Chinese garlic sauce, spicy mayonnaise, peanuts, sesame seeds, and herbs.

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Yvonne’s is once again the place to be

With small plates and a sexy vibe, Yvonne’s resuscitates the space that was long Locke-Ober.

On Monday, 13 female Democratic US senators came together at a Capitol Hill hotel for Hillary Clinton.

Senate Democratic women rally for Clinton, but no sign of Warren

Senator Elizabeth Warren has not yet endorsed a presidential candidate, though she did sign a 2013 letter urging Hillary Clinton to run.

VINTGE WORLD SERIES PHOTOS. Boston Globe Staff Photo Stan Grossfeld. October 27, 1986. Dejected Red Sox players in dugout. Wade Boggs , Bruce Hurst and Al Nipper. Oil Can Boyd on right.


Catching up with Bruce Hurst, the Series MVP who wasn’t

Hurst, who is in town to participate in The Tradition, wishes he had never left the Red Sox.

// Mass. tops US list of per capita spending

On a per person basis, Massachusetts consumers shelled out more than $48,000 in 2014, the most among states.

Deval Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts, is a Chicago native.

Deval Patrick to advise task force on Chicago police

The former Mass. governor will be part of a task force reviewing the police in the wake of the Laquan McDonald shooting.


Hippies knew something we don’t about saving the planet

Fear is motivating us to fix climate change, but love is even more sustainable.

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// Democrats shift focus to fighting ISIS during N.H. speeches

The candidates addressed 1,400 people at a fundraising dinner for the state’s Democratic Party.

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

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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.