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Today is Thursday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2015. There are 35 days left in the year. This is Thanksgiving Day.

Two convicted in fatal 2013 New Bedford shooting

Two men have been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2013 killing of a New Bedford man.

Ashland lawmaker won’t seek a sixth term

State Representative Thomas Sannicandro, a five-term Democrat from Ashland, will not seek reelection in 2016.

Fourth defendant in UMass rape case ruled competent for trial

The last of four men charged with raping a University of Massachusetts student in her Amherst dorm room three years ago has been ruled competent to stand trial.

Relative of slave trader to head plan to create slave museum

A direct descendant of a prominent slave trader has been named to lead the creation of a slave trade museum in a now-closed Providence cathedral.

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Police body cameras aren’t the only fix

Suffolk Professor Brenda Bond goes door-to-door in Lowell to learn how law enforcement can better relationships with communities.

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House Speaker Robert DeLeo served turkey to Dennis Winship (left) and Harold Chapman.

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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.

// Hyde Park family still thankful after losing everything to fire

The house that Marilyn Jhurilal and her late husband, Leslie, purchased 21 years ago was destroyed in a fire Saturday.

// ‘Spotlight’ filmmakers defend portrayal of BC spokesman

An attorney for the Boston College spokesman said the film casts him as a collaborator in the coverup, and called the portrayal “defamatory.”

Chinatown store owner charged with selling stolen goods

My Tan Fashion was allegedly stocked with stolen and counterfeit merchandise, which was then sold at a deep discount.

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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.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.