Broncos 30, Patriots 24 (OT)

Patriots lose Rob Gronkowski, then game, in Denver

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) is attended to after being injured against the Denver Broncos during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)


Gronkowski’s injury overshadowed the Patriots’ overtime loss, their first of the season.

Tight end Scott Chandler checks on Rob Gronskowski after Gronkowski went down with a knee injury in the fourth quarter.

Rob Gronkowski carted off field with knee injury vs. Broncos

The Patriots tight end was seen walking gingerly under his own power after leaving the X-ray room.

Patriots notebook

// Patriots’ Dont’a Hightower leaves with apparent leg injury

The star linebacker left late in the first half after making a tackle on Broncos tight end Owen Daniels.

// Kobe Bryant to retire at end of season

The 37-year-old Lakers star made the announcement in a post on The Players’ Tribune on Sunday.

Stieg Larsson (left) and Robert Parker have had their series extended by other writers after death.

Associated Press/file 1998/2006

Posthumous books could come with a lot of dollar signs

It’s been a banner year for authors who are no longer around to celebrate their success.

holiday gift guide

// Gifts made with love from New England

Locally sourced gifts that will warm the heart and the spirits.

// Chinese assessment of climate change depicts grim scenarios

A new report presents global warming as squeezing China from two fronts: the environmental hazards and the international response.

Helen McGonigle in “Who Takes Away the Sins. . .: Witnesses to Clergy Abuse.”


No resolutions when it comes to clergy abuse

Documentaries by the husband and wife team of John and Susan Michalczyk shows that the abuse goes on and lives are still shattered.

President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande paid their respects at the Bataclan concert hall for the victims of the recent Paris attacks.

In Paris for climate talks, Obama honors attack victims

The American president’s motorcade went straight from Orly Airport to the famed French concert hall, the Bataclan, that the terrorists struck.

Fragment of a fourth-century codex contains a dialogue between Jesus and his disciples in which Jesus speaks of “my wife.” This is the only extant ancient text which explicitly portrays Jesus as referring to a wife.

Is ‘The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ a revelation or hoax?

With lingering questions about its origin, a papyrus fragment that mentions the “wife” of Jesus remains a confounding mystery.

Miguel Diaz, a paramedic, checked out equipment in the morning at 109 Purchase St. in Boston.

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Boston EMS response times slow amid 911 call surge

The amount of time it takes for Boston EMTs to get to the scene of a medical emergency has climbed in recent years despite efforts to keep it down.

// It’s beginning to look a lot like ... snow

Flurries could hit Boston and areas south of the city Monday, but they aren’t expected to accumulate.

// Protesters demand end to upcoming Blue Hills deer hunts

Hunting at the reservation, the first in the area since 1893, begins early Monday.

Jennifer Markovsky (left) and Ke’Arre Stewart were confirmed killed in the shooting at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado.

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Veteran, mother among those killed in Colo. shooting

A 29-year-old former Army specialist who served in Iraq and a mother from Hawaii were killed in an attack on a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic.

// Medford mayor bids farewell after 28 years

Michael McGlynn thanked the residents who elected him to 14 terms during his final State of the City address.

// Family prepares funeral for son killed near Fenway

Instead of winding down from celebrating their son’s 30th birthday on Friday, Jephthe Chery’s family was shopping for his casket.

// Trump drops event with black pastors after some object

Many black evangelical religious leaders invited to the event say they had no intention of endorsing the billionaire businessman.

Hillary Clinton spoke at the Jefferson Jackson Dinner in Manchester, N.H. on Sunday.

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Democrats shift focus to fighting IS during N.H. speeches

The candidates addressed 1,400 people at a fundraising dinner for the New Hampshire Democratic Party on Sunday.

// Providence office tower fire spews thick black smoke

It took about an hour Sunday morning to get the fire under control at the Textron Tower.

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 Santa

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Globe Santa delivers holiday gifts to local children in need.

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.


Alexander Gardner’s images show Antietam’s horrors.

They come to imagine an unimaginable day

This land near Sharpsburg, Md., has yielded countless days of both bounty and beauty. Yet, you are here to imagine a single day, Sept. 17, 1862.