A cigarette left in a bedroom started a fire that led to two deaths

One of the two men killed in an early-morning fire on Hanover Street was a fixture in the North End, while the other was a 33-year-old Hamilton native.

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President Donald Trump has a Thanksgiving Day message for the nation: Look at all I’ve done.

Hassan Abdullahi of Springfield (left) embraced his wife, Barlin Yarow, as she arrived from Kenya at Logan Airport.

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Amid Thanksgiving chaos at Logan, love is all around

Everywhere amid the noise and jostle in the terminals this week came happiness as long-separated loved ones reunited.

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Though coyote attacks around New England are rare, coyotes are not. Here’s how to ward them off.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/23/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shirley-6048.jpg In the company of men, #MeToo is a tough topic

Missing from the seemingly daily allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men, well, are the voices of other men. That’s why I sought them out.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/23/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/accused.jpg A list of men accused of sexual misconduct

Multiple men in entertainment, media and politics have faced allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Congressman Joe Barton told a woman he would complain to Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him were exposed, according to a report..

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/23/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/67aef252e6d842dc801e26127c91e3f0-67aef252e6d842dc801e26127c91e3f0-0.jpg Al Franken’s Senate star was rising. Now what?

After spending years trying to shed his funnyman image, Franken became a draw at political events and was considered a potential 2020 presidential candidate.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/22/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_blackfriday_biz.jpg Goodbye, Black Friday. Holiday bargain-shopping is now a month-long affair

The traditional holiday spending period has largely migrated earlier into November, away from traditional stores, and over to digital sales. 

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/23/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/b699d239d1cd463aaaf548cf0b43e44b-eabcbcbb555347fba29dfaf603532a0d-1.jpg Thousands with warrants purged from gun sales database

Tens of thousands wanted by law enforcement have been removed this year from the FBI criminal background check database.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/22/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/874683202.jpg Readers react to the prospect of Amazon in Boston

No shortage of local speculation as the online retailer considers where to locate its “HQ2.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cavanaugh_13mbta02_metro.jpg New law clears way for bilingual teaching in Mass. public schools

The law overturns a 15-year-old ballot measure that supported English-only teaching.

Globe Santa

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/23santa-10475.jpg For children in need, Globe Santa delivers

Globe Santa is beginning its 62nd year, raising funds to provide Christmas gifts for thousands of children in need in eastern Massachusetts.

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How to cook the perfect Thanksgiving turkey

No matter how big or small the turkey is, cooking it seems daunting. We’ve taken the guesswork out of the holiday centerpiece.

2017 Thanksgiving recipes

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/08/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/BGThanksgivingturkey-1.jpg Ten easy recipes to get you through Thanksgiving

Think of this as a new era in the kitchen. Cut down on how much you make this Thanksgiving and the time you spend making it. We’ve pared down classic recipes and given them all lots of flavor.

Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/23/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/AftVVuEU-1079.jpg My long list of food aversions prompts raised eyebrows at holiday gatherings

For years I’ve felt pressure, even shame, about my food anxieties. I’m done with that.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/09/11/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/48870981H8074869.jpg Maybe we should eat geese instead of turkeys

Turkeys, the state’s official game bird, roost uneasily near the top of our national bird hierarchy. Our relationship with Canada geese is less complicated.

Holiday Style | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/illo1126web.jpg 40 tips for maximizing holiday fun, minimizing stress, and saving money this season

From cooking shortcuts to packing pointers, clever advice for getting to January 2 with your good spirits intact.

Boston MA 11/24/16 Catholic Memorial players reaching to touch the trophy after they defeated Boston College High during Thanksgiving Day football at Boston College High. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: 25bchigh reporter:

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High School Football

It’s Thanksgiving rivalry week. What’s your team’s record?

Across Massachusetts, traditional rivals will square off Thursday. Check the numbers and be the most-informed person in the stands.

Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier, second from right, and Marcus Morris (13) watch during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Miami. The Heat won 104-98. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Heat 104, Celtics 98

Celtics’ winning streak comes to an end at 16 games

The Celtics rallied late but this time a double-digit deficit was too much to overcome.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Image%20Tease%20Place%20Holder.png The Season Ticket podcast

Chris Gasper and Chad Finn respond to Hall of Famer Joe Morgan’s assertion that steroid users should be disqualified from baseball’s promised land.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-13969.jpg A lot of sports morsels on our plate at Thanksgiving

Here are some thoughts on the Patriots, the Baseball Hall of Fame, and other things to chew on.

Miss Conduct

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/miss%20conduct%20(1)-3107.jpg Is it rude to spend lavishly on our son, but not his partner?

Plus, handling those moments when you wish you could un-say it.

Love Letters

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Meredith_Goldstein_NewLogo-3106.jpg I’m married with kids but still pining for the one that got away

Twenty years after our breakup, I’m back in touch with my old boyfriend and feeling confused.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/22/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/STICKER%201-334996.jpg Are auto inspections worth it?

The pollution-detection system has outlived its usefulness as most older, high-polluting cars have been fixed or junked.


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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/01/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/muck1105altimage-2940[1].jpg He put BSO on the map — then landed in a world of trouble

One hundred years ago, one of the world’s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston’s famed orchestra.