Group gathers to commemorate death of JFK

On the 51st anniversary of his assassination, a small crowd shared memories at the former president’s Brookline birthplace.

Brookline rejects tightening marijuana dispensary rules

A proposal to toughen restrictions on where medical marijuana dispensaries can be located in town was soundly rejected by voters.

Nude man falls through ceiling at Logan, assaults bystander

A 26-year-old naked man fell through the ceiling into a ladies’ bathroom before running out and biting an elderly man, police said.

Residents stood in line  to receive a Thanksgiving meal basket for families in need.

In Dorchester, hundreds stand in line for Thanksgiving baskets

Groups prepared almost 2,000 bags for distribution containing items, including a turkey, for a Thanksgiving dinner.

Springfield firefighter injured after rescuing man from fire

The fire lieutenant gave the victim his oxygen mask and carried him down six flights to safety, officials said.

Tips for winterizing your home

Preparing your home for winter can save you money and energy and take some of the snap out of the biting cold.

Crimson quarterback Conner Hempel (14) is at the center of the onfield celebration after Harvard defeated Yale, 31-24. Barry Chin/Globe Staff

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Win in The Game a ‘career-maker’ for Harvard players

In their 131st meeting, Harvard beat Yale, 31-24, giving the Crimson their 17th perfect season.

“Foxcatcher” director Bennett Miller (above) and star Steve Carell (top and right) both say that there was a lot in the film that was intentionally not stated. “I think sometimes what is not spoken is so much more powerful,” says Carell.

Steve Carell wins in ‘Foxcatcher’

To play upper-crust wrestling enthusiast John E. du Pont III, Carell underwent a physical and seemingly spiritual makeover.

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Ready, set . . . run!

The top 10 list of potential presidential contenders for 2016.


Live updates: MIAA football playoffs state semifinals

Globe reporters are bringing live updates and scores from today’s state semifinal games.