Boston Public Market exceeding expectations

Since the market opened July 30, over 500,000 visitors have checked it out.

New England Patriots Jamie Collins #91 walks to the sidelines against the Pittsburgh Steelers during an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)


Jamie Collins back at Patriots practice

The talented linebacker was added to the injury report Nov. 7, and had not been spotted at any practice or game since then.

// Thief steals Jimmy Fund donation jar from Norwood store

On Friday, the man who stole the canister turned himself in.

Shoppers carried bags as they shopped on Black Friday at the Cambridgeside Galleria in Cambridge.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Local shoppers hit stores around Boston on Black Friday

After the frenzy that followed store openings, local retailers were taking a breather during the mid-morning lull.

//[1].jpg Cherished son an innocent victim in Fenway shooting

Outside a Fenway Park bar that has gained a reputation for violence, an off-duty MBTA conductor was caught in a hail of gunfire.

Protesters walked on Michigan Avenue chanting and blocking traffic on Black Friday.


Protest over Chicago teen’s shooting ties up retail district

Despite a cold, drizzling rain, hundreds of demonstrators turned out to protest along Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile.

// Paris attacks renew privacy vs. security debate in US politics

The attacks are raising calls for Congress to take new steps on surveillance and ensure government access to encrypted networks.

Russia to end visa-free travel agreement with Turkey

Turkey has been reluctant to share information with Moscow about citizens accused of involvement in terrorist activities.

Movie reviews

Sylvester Stallone returns as Rocky Balboa and Michael B. Jordan plays Adonis Johnson, Apollo Creed’s illegitimate son, in “Creed.”

Barry Wetcher

‘Rocky’ franchise gets new life with ‘Creed’

The movie manages to work on two levels, tending equally to nostalgists and a younger crowd.

// Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’ lives in a Disney world

Pixar has never released an outright mediocre feature—until now.


// How to be grumpy, but grateful

Even in the most magical place on Earth, by the end of the day, everyone frays.

Readers leave turkey carcasses at Dukakis home

Michael Dukakis said he had received 12 turkey carcasses after a Globe story about his habit of collecting them after Thanksgiving.

// Trump denies mocking reporter, demands N.Y. Times apology

Donald Trump accused the reporter, who has a condition that limits flexibility in his arms, of “using his disability to grandstand.”

Needham High’s John Andre dove into the end zone after a long reception and run against Wellesley High.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff

Thanksgiving high school football scoreboard

Did your local team win on Thanksgiving? Check out the results of Thursday’s high school football games.


// Pope Francis tells African youth that corruption is ‘path to death’

Pope Francis spoke to 30,000 young people gathered in Nairobi’s Kasarani stadium Friday.

// Carpenters union targets Braintree school project

The group has embarked on a campaign involving multiple levels of government in its protest of alleged wage law violations.

// Ex-Millis officer linked to bomb threat, shootout found dead

There were no signs of foul play and the death is not being investigated as a homicide.

// Security, storage concerns linger at closed nuclear sites

The Vermont Yankee plant stopped producing power last year, but hundreds of tons of radioactive waste at the site remain an issue.

// 2015 Boston Globe gift guide

Baby, it’s cold outside . . . what better time to stuff the stocking of that special someone with a treat to curl up with and enjoy.

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

//[1] Donate to Globe Santa

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.