Fallen Worcester firefighter was a single dad devoted to his daughter

Boston firefighters and police officers gathered outside the medical examiner’s office to pay tribute to fallen Worcester firefighter. His body arrived at the medical examiner’s office in Boston on Monday.

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Christopher Roy died early Sunday while fighting a five-alarm fire. “He was a kind and generous and giving man who lived for his daughter,” his mother said.

This Revere vehicle stopped briefly in the left travel lane to allow a woman to place the stuffed animal at the scene.

Driver in crash that killed 5-year-old girl pleads not guilty

The 5-year-old girl was among five people — including the girl’s younger sister, a 2-month old infant — who were struck by an SUV driven by Autumn Harris.

President Trump at the Army-Navy game on Saturday in Philadelphia. He faces increasing legal and political jeopardy.

Here’s what you need to know about the rule of law as Trump faces off with Mueller

President Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller appear to be on a collision course.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_orangeline6_met.jpg Orange Line operator removed from train after making unusual remarks

The operator was removed from his train around 8 a.m. after officials said he suffered a medical emergency, causing delays of about 10 minutes during the morning commute.

Video shows NYC police pulling toddler from mother’s arms

A group of New York officers, one of them wielding a stun gun, violently yanked a toddler from his mother’s arms while arresting her at a Brooklyn food stamp office.

Talking Points AM | Larry Edelman

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/85333592.jpg Bernie Madoff and the coming stock market apocalypse

After a tumultuous couple of months, it feels like our good luck is about to run out. Is it?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davisranch2Amet.jpg A mysterious fire. Brutalized animals. Extortion. Rickety Ranch isn’t the haven its owners dreamed of

The Hollis, N.H., animal rescue farm has become the target of what the FBI describes as a “vicious” extortion campaign.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_hook16_travel.jpg N.H. police investigate theft of $5,000 worth of wine from liquor outlet

Police said the thefts happened at the Interstate 93 northbound store in Hooksett.

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The estate of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger is preparing to file a wrongful death lawsuit, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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Health & Wellness | Magazine

Can these researchers catch cancer much earlier than ever before?

From revolutionizing the mammogram to spotting tumors in the blood, here’s how researchers are changing how we diagnose disease.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/--MAIN-BAR15-PICTURE-LOCK_46.jpg ‘Our baby is going to the prom. One that you didn’t expect would ever go to a prom.’

A special education school south of Boston put on a spring prom just for kids with autism and other developmental disabilities.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/0d84a75940c34245a97b2cc660a3bb7b-1b010bf24c104c3da9714975a9b7f0df-4.jpg Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reveals Jewish ancestry at Hanukkah celebration

Ocasio-Cortez said that she was descended from Jews who fled Spain during the Spanish Inquisition.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1070668128.jpg This has been Rob Gronkowski’s strangest, weirdest NFL season so far

Gronkowski at the end of Sunday’s game, so out of place and so out of gas, has become the defining image of the Patriots’ loss.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1070642120.jpg The final play was a huge breakdown, but it wasn’t the only one

The Patriots also couldn’t stop a Miami running game that had been struggling.

Chad Finn

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/223def1aa41149379452c7cd11dcd84d-223def1aa41149379452c7cd11dcd84d-0.jpg Election of Harold Baines to Hall of Fame a baffling move

Baines was a fine hitter, but he was only fleetingly great during his 22-year career.

Morning traffic rush hour into the tunnel.

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Did removing a toll plaza ruin East Boston’s roads?

You know things have gotten pretty bad on the roads when motorists are nostalgic for a toll booth. But the problems in Eastie may have more to do with massive spikes in traffic.

Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford at TD Garden.

Music review

A stirring, folksy sermon from Mumford & Sons at TD Garden

The band delivered a rousing 19-song set — and a gibe about the Patriots’ loss.



A to-do list for Legislature’s short session

During the informal session, bills can only pass unanimously, meaning controversial legislation is a non-starter.

Opinion | Niall Ferguson

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/07/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/54e5950f4f9a439481072f9cb927afda-54e5950f4f9a439481072f9cb927afda-0.jpg When it comes to politics: nothing works

Populism doesn’t work. Centrism doesn’t either. What turned our earth into Disnaeworld?


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/19/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/loth_20160919.jpg We can’t privatize our way out of poverty

A new class of mega-rich philanthropists is usurping the role of democratic governments to decide what social ills to tackle and how.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/07/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/BostonGlobeTurnerKevinMcKinneyM20180010-24865.jpg Ex-Patriot Kevin Turner’s children battle the nurse who became his wife and heir

Turner died a year after marrying his nurse, who now gets his NFL pension, but his parents claim he wasn’t mentally fit to make decisions.


Special reports

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/01/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/laura1104alt-4761.jpg Help was a few feet away. Why didn’t they save her?

My wife, Laura Levis, did everything she could to save herself when the asthma attack began. She went to Somerville Hospital and called 911, too. How could she have been left to die just outside the emergency room?


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/its-all-downhill-24504.jpg It’s All Downhill

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The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month: November 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a colorful sunrise, Christmas tree lightings, and high school sports.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/10/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/stat_PhRMA_ink_1st-1-1024x576.jpg Will Democrats in Congress keep the door open for pharma — or slam it?

Current and former staffers and lobbyists connected to the industry said PhRMA is struggling to preserve its clout.

Love Letters: The Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/200_love_letters_bonus.jpg Love Letters: Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and “Wet Hot American Summer” creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

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