Sally Jacobs

Jacobs is a projects reporter who has worked for the Globe since 1988. During her time at the Globe she has covered local, national and international news and also worked for the Globe Magazine. She recently completed her first book, “The Other Barack, The Bold and Reckless life of Barack Obama’s Father.”

Latest stories

Amid storms, snow blower owners feeling the power

By , Globe Staff

Snow blower wranglers are masters of their environment. Well, at least, that is how they see it.

For Ashton Carter, a perennial search for balance

By , Globe Staff

The defense secretary nominee has been described as neither a dove nor a hawk, but an independent-minded owl.

The woman ISIS wanted back

By , Globe Staff

Aafia Siddiqui arrived in Boston as a biology major at MIT and left as an active jihadi. Her journey took 11 years.

For alleged kidnapper of N.H. teen, a life of mystery

By , Globe Staff

Nat Kibby, 34, has both a lengthy criminal record and a personal history of erratic behavior.