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.

Middle school investigates bullying that targeted redheads

Students at a Melrose middle school were kicking classmates as part of their South Park-inspired “Kick a Ginger” day.

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.

State targets nightspots tied to drunken driving

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

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.

Judge promises DraftKings ruling ‘soon’

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

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.

//[1].jpg Four indicted in murder of man found dead in Marshfield home

Five firearms, a diamond, and other jewels and artifacts were allegedly taken from Robert McKenna’s home.

Downtown Northampton.

Foul smell in downtown Northampton perplexes officials

The city’s fire department received calls about a manure-like odor Tuesday, but were still stumped Wednesday as to the cause.

The MSC Judith container ship arrived at the Conley Terminal in Boston Harbor in 2014.

Massport shipping terminal bucks industry trend

If an industry-wide slump is starting, you couldn’t tell from what’s happening at the Conley Terminal in South Boston.

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.

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.

// Frank Gifford’s family says CTE found in his brain

The Pro Football Hall of Famer died of natural causes at his Connecticut home in August at age 84.

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.

// 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.

// 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.

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.

opinion | Bianca Tylek

// Harvard Law School alumni, stop donating

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

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// What to read if you want to understand Syria

These articles cut through all the complexity and help you get your head around this roiling war.

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.

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.