Meehan moves to oust UMass Dartmouth leader

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

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.

Man killed in Natick parking lot incident

A Hopkinton man died and three others were injured after an elderly driver struck three pedestrians on Tuesday.

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.

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) staff walked along a corridor in the damaged hospital in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz.


Attack on Afghan hospital was ‘terrible mistake,’ general says

US officials said a series of failures led to an attack on a hospital that killed at least 31 and injured more.

State targets nightspots tied to drunken driving

The program will be in operation until New Year’s, the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission says.

Quincy-11/25/15- The New England Aquarium cared for 28 newly rescued sea turtles being which are being treated and evaluated at the Aquariums marine animal rescue facility in Quincy. A Kemp's ridley sea turtle undergoes an evaluation by intern Alessia Brugnara(cq)(center) and senior biologist Katie Pugliares(cq). Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(metro)

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Officials to keep watch over stranding of turtles on Cape

A wave of 28 turtles washed ashore on beaches across the Cape’s outer arm Tuesday, officials said.

// Judge promises DraftKings ruling ‘soon’

A judge in Manhattan declined to rule immediately on the New York attorney general’s shutdown request.

Boston, Massachusetts -- 11/25/2015- (L-R) Danita Brewster laughs 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 makes brownies in the kitchen at their home in Boston, Massachusetts November 25, 2015. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: 26adoption Reporter:

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After 8 years and 9 foster families, sisters find home

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

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.

Boston Bruins center Frank Vatrano, left, celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings with Dennis Seidenberg (44) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Bruins get an improbable win in Detroit

Frank Vatrano scored twice for the Bruins, including the game-winner in overtime.

Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware (94) sacks Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers during an NFL football game between the Denver Broncos and the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos’ pass rush will test Patriots’ offensive line

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

For candidates, timing a surge determines success

It’s not enough to run a perfect presidential campaign anymore. Candidates must seize and ride out their one-shot moment to the primary.

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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Ever thrifty, Dukakis ready for more turkey carcasses

Former governor Michael Dukakis is renowned for his thriftiness, including collecting turkey carcasses for soup throughout the year.

Arlo Guthrie in 2007.

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.

// 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.

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Mix up some fun with 5 essential holiday cocktail recipes

Here are some creative interpretations of classic drinks to infuse the season with international spirit.

// Pretty Things closure sends shock waves around industry

The news was a surprise to members of the Mass. beer industry, many of whom are in touch with the Somerville owners regularly.

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// Harvard Law School alumni, stop donating

The institution continues to promulgate the racist ideals on which it was founded.

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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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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

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