Man sought in death of woman found burned

Officials believe a Dorchester man killed the woman, whose body was found in Bridgewater, in retaliation for his son’s murder.

//[1]-9667.jpg Nanny pleads guilty in theft of $280,000 from employers

Stephanie Lee Fox was charged with federal bank fraud for stealing 65 checks from the Boston couple she worked for.

President Obama and French President Francois Hollande participated in a news conference in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday.

US, France stand united in fight against ISIS

“We will win, and groups like [ISIS] will lose,” President Obama said in a press conference with the French president.

Michael A. Cohen

// When it comes to ISIS, everyone’s an expert

Contrary to the miles of newsprint dedicated to arguing otherwise, there is no silver bullet for defeating ISIS.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// Why Turkey shot down a Russian warplane

Russia and Turkey are working at cross-purposes in Syria, pursuing different targets, objectives, and goals.

Catherine E. Williams was arraigned in Wrentham District Court on Tuesday.

Beverly driver, allegedly drunk, accused of hitting trooper

The woman was declared a threat to public safety and had her license revoked after the incident outside Gillette Stadium.

// Amazon inks deal on fulfillment center in Fall River

The company said Tuesday it closed on a deal to buy land in Fall River for a 1-million-square-foot fulfillment center.

// Chicago officer charged with murder in killing of black teen

A white officer who shot a black 17-year-old 16 times surrendered to authorities at the courthouse early Tuesday.

// Traffic heavy ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Traffic is beginning to fill in on Eastern Massachusetts roadways as motorists leave town for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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“I was reading cookbooks in my teens,” Joanne Chang recalls, “And just kind of being obsessed with wishing I could have sweets  like normal people.”

Photograph by DAVID YELLEN

Joanne Chang won’t rest until everything is perfect

Boston’s most famous baker is building an empire on flour, sugar, and an unrelenting focus on every last detail.

Someone filed a complaint that Ben Affleck's vintage cars were illegally parked in South Boston.

Even Ben Affleck can’t get a break parking in South Boston

It seems as though one person wasn’t too keen on the actor/director parking two 1920s-era vehicles in the neighborhood.

Amanda Santucci (right) has a more healthy take on Thanksgiving food than her aunt, Lauren.

These days, Thanksgiving pits traditionalists vs. foodies

Who wants to endure Mass. Pike traffic if a heart-healthy spread is all that’s waiting on the other end? Call it the War over Thanksgiving.

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// In 2015, thankful for local dishes that hit the spot

From Ames Street Deli’s French pastries to Yvonne’s tuna feast, here are some of the Boston area’s best dishes of 2015.

Tommy Blackshaw on the afternoon of his second heart surgery.


Remembering a son, and giving thanks

Tom and Sandy Blackshaw know something that only parents who have lost a child can know.

Harvey's Hardware in Needham center had three snowblowers out for sale in August.

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No snow, but some already stealing snowblowers

Thieves have been stealing items that were in big demand during last year’s cold, snow-plagued winter — snow blowers.

// Refs made big mistakes in Patriots-Bills game, official says

A member of the NFL Referees Association says Gene Steratore’s crew mishandled three crucial plays in the Patriots-Bills game.

Foxborough , MA - 11-23-15 - l-r Brandon Bolden and Jonathan Freeny reach for loose ball after Patriots recovered a fumble in 3rd quarter action. Buffalo Bills at the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Globe staff / Barry Chin


Even as they win again, Patriots are looking vulnerable

Once dominant, once a bully, the perfect Patriots find themselves struggling to play at a championship level.

Senator Bernie Sanders at a campaign event Monday in Atlanta.

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Bernie Sanders is most popular senator, poll says

Senator Bernie Sanders is riding an 83 percent job approval rating in Vermont in a new poll that tested all US senators.


Comcast’s Stream TV has ‘cracked the code’ for cord-cutters

For $15 a month, customers get a “skinny bundle” of 28 channels, including all the broadcast networks and HBO channels.

Sylvester Stallone returns as Rocky Balboa and Michael B. Jordan plays Adonis Johnson, Apollo Creed’s illegitimate son, in “Creed.”

Movie review

‘Rocky’ franchise gets new life with ‘Creed’

Michael B. Jordan brings emotional breadth to his legacy-freighted character, making Adonis a convincing jumble of youthful drive.

Ground Game

// For Bernie Sanders, it’s N.H. or bust

New Hampshire remains the only reason Sanders has an argument that there is a Democratic contest at all.

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

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Earthprints: How humans impact the landscape

Each site depicted has profoundly changed in the last 30 years.