Police exchange fire with shooter at Colo. Planned Parenthood

An ambulance was seen on a road to a Planned Parenthood center after reports of an active shooter in Colorado Springs.

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At least four officers were injured Friday, and an unknown number of civilians were also hurt, a police official said.

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

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

Movie review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/creed150-4663.jpg ‘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.

Boston11/27/15- The Boston Bruins vs the New York Rangers. Bruins (l to rt) Torey Krug, Ryan Spooner, Loui Eriksson and Patrice Bergeron celebrate Spooner 3rd period goal to tie the game 3-3. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)


Bruins strike late to slip past Rangers

David Krejci’s goal with less than two minutes remaining allowed the Bruins to pull out their season-high fifth straight victory.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

How to navigate today’s wide world of youth sports

Sorry football mom or soccer dad, but your child might rather play Ultimate Frisbee.

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

Thanksgiving high school football scoreboard

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

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.

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.

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.

N.H. man arrested for 2 Andover break-ins

Andover police arrested a man Friday morning after he allegedly broke into two homes while he was high on crack cocaine.

Norwood Police Department

Jimmy Fund cannister stolen from Norwood store

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_6132[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.

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/27/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/GIFTS_GADGET.jpg 2015 Holiday 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.

Bike initiatives on a roll north of Boston

Somerville leads the regional pack on bike-friendly accommodations, and is planning more.


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

Ground Game

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/25/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/cropvsn-186-kcH--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg 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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight150x150-165.jpg 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'

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“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.