One killed, three injured in shooting near Fenway

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

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Police say the shooting occurred around 2 a.m. near the bar Who’s On First, which is located on Yawkey Way.

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.

// Hyde Park family still thankful after losing everything to fire

The house that Marilyn Jhurilal and her late husband, Leslie, purchased 21 years ago was destroyed in a fire Saturday.

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.

Dontreal Widow holds up a poster with the photo of 17 year-old Laquan McDonald and taunts Chicago police officers Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murder charges were brought against police officer Jason Van Dyke in the killing of McDonald, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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.

Scott Leader (L) and his brother Steve Leader.

Boston brothers held on high bail in alleged hate crime

Scott and Steven Leader face charges after they allegedly beat and urinated on a homeless man they thought was an immigrant.


// Forefathers’ Day, the forgotten Pilgrim holiday

Before Thanksgiving, the Plymouth story offered American politicians the chance to look ahead, not just back.

// 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.

West Newbury Ma 10/10/2015 North Reading player Thomas McHugh (cq) left looks to tackle Pentucket player Liam Sheehy (cq) right during game action. North Reading vs Pentucket High School Football.Staff/Photographer Jonathan Wiggs Topic: Reporter

Thanksgiving football

A look at some of the region’s top matchups

Here’s a look across Eastern Massachusetts at some of the most interesting games over the holiday.

// A night on the street teaches Yankees GM life lessons

Brian Cashman and other New York City executives slept on the street to raise money and awareness for homeless children.

// 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.

// 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.


// Patriots-Broncos shapes up as a defensive struggle

Neither offense is operating at full speed, and both defenses are having strong seasons.

The Broncos have nine players with multiple sacks, led by DeMarcus Ware with 6½.

Patriots at Broncos, Sunday at 8:30 p.m. (NBC)

Broncos’ pass rush will test Patriots’ offensive line

The Broncos are first in overall defense, sacks, interception return yardage, and second in points allowed.

Danita Brewster laughed as she pulls out a video of a choreographed routine her adopted daughters Ty-Janee, 12, and Que-Mya, 11, have to learn as her biological son, Arthur James Brewster III, made brownies in the kitchen at their home in Boston.

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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.

Director Tom McCarthy on the set of “Spotlight.”

‘Spotlight’ filmmakers defend portrayal of BC spokesman

An attorney for the Boston College spokesman said the film casts him as a collaborator in the coverup, and called the portrayal “defamatory.”

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 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.