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Senator Warren arrives in Middle East for meetings and visit to Massachusetts troops

WASHINGTON -- Senator Elizabeth Warren arrived Saturday in Tel Aviv, planning to visit Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan as the Massachusetts Democrat embarks on her first trip abroad as senator. Warren is expected to meet with government officials, as well as military troops from Massachusetts who are serving in the region. A Warren aide, who confirmed the senator’s travels, could not say specifically with whom Warren will be meeting, but said it involved Israeli and Jordanian government officials, as well as representatives from the Palestinian Authority.

Two separate crashes occur on same Stoughton street Sunday

Two unrelated roadway incidents occurred almost simultaneously on Lincoln Street in Stoughton, Sunday around noon.

Man arrested after pointing pistol at Hyannis bar, police say

The suspect allegedly pulled a loaded .38-caliber pistol out and pointed it at a woman, then a security officer, threatening assassination.

Duxbury bicyclist hit by Jeep is in stable condition

The bicyclist was launched from his bike and hit a utility pole after being hit by a car that then left the scene in Duxbury Saturday.


Shooting victim drives to gas station for safety

A Taunton man drove his bullet-riddled car to a lcoal gas station Saturday night after sustaining several gunshot wounds.

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Executive immigration action announced on Thursday won’t help Sione da Silva (left).

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In Mass., Obama’s order creates fault line for thousands

Some of the 185,000 illegal immigrants in Massachusetts will be helped by Obama’s order, while others still wait.

A Wellesley College student read a controversial poster on a bulletin board at the school’s campus center.

Ousted Hillel staff upsets Wellesley students

Wellesley College has abruptly removed its Hillel director and Jewish chaplain as part of a restructuring, angering Jewish students.

The newly renovated teen center’s common area.

New teen center opens in Mattapan

The center includes homework space, a kitchen, technology room, music studio, and a performing arts area.

Yvonne Abraham

It’s a Cosby world we live in

For the multiple women who came forward, it was their word against the beloved, sanctimonious Bill Cosby.

Coverage of Thomas Menino


Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

The 2014 election


Full Boston Globe coverage, results, and analysis of the 2014 midterm elections.

Kevin Cullen

Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Thomas Farragher

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Adrian Walker

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Avery Miraglia, 13, (left) and his father, Joe, of Ashfield were on the lookout for a wild turkey in April.

In pursuit of wild turkeys

Turkeys may stroll through suburban neighborhoods this time of year, but it’s no easy task to take one from the woods in time for Thanksgiving.

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Information about victims of homicides in Boston in 2014.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/31/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/twittermapcapital-092.jpg How Congress connects on Twitter

In the digital age, the way members of Congress interact on Twitter can tell us a lot about offline relationships.

Special Report: The Longest Road


At 17, the shadow fell: a devastating diagnosis of mental illness. Trouble, hospital, home, into the depths again. Now, he aims to make his way back.

Arrest of Aaron Hernandez



Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is charged with the murder of Dorchester man Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.