UMass president aims to fire Dartmouth chief

Under Divina Grossman’s three-and-a-half-year tenure, enrollment has fallen and private fund-raising has plummeted.

Bostion police re-directed early high school football fans following a shooting on Yawkey Way around 2 a.m. Thursday.

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Fenway shooting leaves one dead, three injured

The shooting, which happened near the Who’s On First bar on Yawkey Way, is not believed to be random.

Six vehicles pile up on I-90

Troopers with the state police barracks in Charlton said no one was injured.

The weather is no turkey this Thanksgiving

Temperatures are forecast to climb to the mid-50s Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

Constanze Nied (left) and her friend Kirsten Friese, both from Germany, took a rest during Black Friday shopping at the Cambridgeside Galleria in 2014.

Black Friday becoming less vital to retailers

The relentless race for holiday dollars has blunted the day’s oomph, as stores offer deep discounts weeks before Thanksgiving.

Brookline, MA 11/25/2015 Ð Former governor Michael Dukakis (cq) in the kitchen of his home in Brookline, MA on November 25, 2015. (Globe staff photo / Craig F. Walker) section: National reporter: Viser

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Michael Dukakis would very much like your turkey carcass

“There’s no better meal!” the former governor says of turkey soup.

Man shot outside Brighton Avenue bar

One man was shot and another man was stabbed near Patron’s bar in Allston early Thursday. Both are expected to survive.

// Protesters gather again in Chicago after video release

Demonstrators were on the streets for a second day after the release of a video showing the police killing of a black teen.

Pope Francis waved to the crowd at the University of Nairobi.

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Pope says ‘catastrophic’ if interests derail climate talks

Pope Francis issued the pointed warning in a speech to the U.N.’s regional office after celebrating his first public Mass in Africa.

// Thanksgiving, or how to eat American politics

Athough certainly built on American culinary traditions, the meal we eat on Thanksgiving is also built around a political principle.

// Court fight erupts over care of Sumner Redstone

Redstone’s former companion claims that he can no longer make informed decisions and requires around-the-clock medical care.


Thanksgiving stylized and streamlined

It’s not a question of cutting corners. It’s a matter of giving the Thanksgiving dinner a whole new shape.

// Globe Santa is back for the 60th year

The times have changed, but the needs of poor families, so vivid against the backdrop of Christmas, are every bit the same.

Live updates: Thanksgiving Day high school football

Across the state, it’s time for traditional rivals to square off. Here’s the latest updates from the gridirons.


// Needham holds on to beat Wellesley at Fenway Park

Needham’s Joe Gowetski returned an interception 97 yards for a touchdown and John Andre scored on a 26-yard pass.

// Fantasy football: It’s crunch time for season-long leagues

The regular season in most leagues concludes in two weeks, and playoff positions are at stake.

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 14: Kevan Miller #86 of the Boston Bruins controls the puck against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on October 14, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Kevan Miller able to rejoin Bruins for practice

The defenseman, who suffered a concussion Nov. 17, skated with his teammates Thursday.

House Speaker Robert DeLeo served turkey to Dennis Winship (left) and Harold Chapman.

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Hundreds gather at Goodwill for Thanksgiving dinner

About 300 gathered at Goodwill’s annual Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday in Boston, a tradition that dates back to the 1930s.


// Christmas 911: Holiday hazards, by the numbers

Don’t let carelessness with candles, lights, electrical cords, or ladders spoil “the most wonderful time of the year.”

//[1][1].jpg Two sisters, one teacher, and a family with love to spare

The teacher and the student had known each other in a Mattapan school. Little did they realize then they would become a family.

// NYC Thanksgiving parade gets underway

‘‘This begins a season of appreciation, a season to focus on family and all our loved ones,’’ Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

// 50 things about Arlo Guthrie’s ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

Guthrie was in Great Barrington on Thanksgiving Day 1965 when events happened that led to the famous song.

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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 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.

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People in need around the globe

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