Shooting reported near Colo. Planned Parenthood

Police called the situation “still not stable” and said three officers had been hurt.

Demonstrators march during a protest intending to disrupt Black Friday shopping in reaction to the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Illinois, November 27, 2015. McDonald, 17, was fatally shot by Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer, in October 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Nelles

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Protest over teen’s shooting ties up ritzy retail district

Shrugging off cold rain, protesters came out to say the killing of Laquan McDonald was yet another example of systemic disregard police show for black people.

Jimmy Fund cannister stolen from Norwood store

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

Two charged in ‘vicious’ North Reading attack

Two men are facing felony charges after allegedly beating an auto repair shop’s owner and employees with a hammer and crowbar.

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 practices or games since then.

//[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.

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

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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.

Don’t bring an uninvited pet to a holiday function.


17 holiday blunders (and how to avoid them)

From picking the wrong line at the store to overspending, it’s easy to self-destruct during the holidays.

WIll Papke, 11, drags a cut tree at Houde's Christmas Tree Farm in Marlborough, Mass.

Promoting local Christmas tree farms, governor declares today ‘Green Friday’

“I encourage everyone to support our Christmas tree growers this holiday season by purchasing a Massachusetts-grown tree,” said Governor Charlie Baker.

Movie Review

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

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

Movie review

// ‘Rocky’ franchise gets new life with ‘Creed’

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

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.

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Thanksgiving high school football scoreboard

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

// Boston Public Market exceeding expectations

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


// 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.

// 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.

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.