Boston EMS response times slow amid 911 call surge

The amount of time it takes for Boston EMTs to get to the scene of a medical emergency has climbed in recent years despite efforts to keep it down.

Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson (22) scores a touchdown as New England Patriots cornerback Duron Harmon (30) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)


Patriots 21, Broncos 17 | Live updates

Broncos pull closer on field goal

Denver is within one score of the lead after capping a drive with a short field goal.

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Patriots notebook

Patriots’ Dont’a Hightower leaves with apparent leg injury

The star linebacker left late in the first half after making a tackle on Broncos tight end Owen Daniels.

// It’s beginning to look a lot like ... snow

Flurries could hit Boston and areas south of the city Monday, but they aren’t expected to accumulate.

// Protesters decry looming Blue Hills deer hunt

About 50 people protested Sunday as state officials prepared to launch the first hunt in the reservation on Monday.

Jennifer Markovsky (left) and Ke’Arre Stewart were confirmed killed in the shooting at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado.

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Veteran, mother among those killed in Colo. shooting

A 29-year-old former Army specialist who served in Iraq and a mother from Hawaii were killed in an attack on a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic.

// Medford mayor bids farewell after 28 years

McGlynn chose the post-Thanksgiving weekend to deliver his final State of the City address, and to thank residents who elected him to 14 straight terms.

// Family prepares funeral for son killed near Fenway

Instead of winding down from celebrating their son’s 30th birthday on Friday, Jephthe Chery’s family was shopping for his casket.

// Providence office tower fire spews thick black smoke

It took about an hour Sunday morning to get the fire under control at the Textron Tower.

Stieg Larsson (left) and Robert Parker have had their series extended by other writers after death.

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Posthumous books could come with a lot of dollar signs

It’s been a banner year for authors who are no longer around to celebrate their success.

Helen McGonigle in “Who Takes Away the Sins. . .: Witnesses to Clergy Abuse.”


No resolutions when it comes to clergy abuse

Documentaries by the husband and wife team of John and Susan Michalczyk shows that the abuse goes on and lives are still shattered.

// Chinese assessment of climate change depicts grim scenarios

A new report presents global warming as squeezing China from two fronts: the environmental hazards and the international response.

President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande paid their respects at the Bataclan concert hall for the victims of the recent Paris attacks.

In Paris for climate talks, Obama honors attack victims

The American president’s motorcade went straight from Orly Airport to the famed French concert hall, the Bataclan, that the terrorists struck.

Hillary Clinton spoke at the Jefferson Jackson Dinner in Manchester, N.H. on Sunday.

Democrats shift focus to fighting IS during N.H. speeches

The candidates addressed 1,400 people at a fundraising dinner for the New Hampshire Democratic Party on Sunday.

// Kobe Bryant to retire at end of season

The 37-year-old Lakers star made the announcement in a post on The Players’ Tribune on Sunday.

holiday gift guide

Gifts made with love from New England

Locally sourced gifts that will warm the heart and the spirits.

Fragment of a fourth-century codex contains a dialogue between Jesus and his disciples in which Jesus speaks of “my wife.” This is the only extant ancient text which explicitly portrays Jesus as referring to a wife.

Is ‘The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ a revelation or hoax?

With lingering questions about its origin, a papyrus fragment that mentions the “wife” of Jesus remains a confounding mystery.

// Trump drops event with black pastors after some object

Many black evangelical religious leaders invited to the event say they had no intention of endorsing the billionaire businessman.


// On the Move: SAD? Move it!

Keeping in motion, therapists say, is an excellent defense against depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder.

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.

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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.


Alexander Gardner’s images show Antietam’s horrors.

They come to imagine an unimaginable day

This land near Sharpsburg, Md., has yielded countless days of both bounty and beauty. Yet, you are here to imagine a single day, Sept. 17, 1862.