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Musician Bill Withers posed for a photo in 2006. He died in March at age 81.
Obituaries

A list of some of the notable names we lost in 2020

Remembering those who entertained, educated, or informed us through the years.

Representative John Lewis posed for a photo in the Nashville Public Library in 2016. He died in July.
Metro

Remembering those we lost in 2020

The world said goodbye to titans like John Lewis and Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2020, but we also lost many people who died from COVID-19 in relative anonymity. Here we remember all those who left us this year.

Hyundai's Super Bowl LIV commercial starred John Krasinski, Rachel Dratch, and Chris Evans -- and a lot of smaht talking about pahking.
Business

Here’s a look back at some of the strangest local business stories of 2020

Next year should inevitably be a better one, right? But don't expect the weirdness to end.

From left to right, top to bottom, Travis Roy, Kobe Bryant, Mickey Wright, Diego Maradona and Don Larsen.
Sports

Notable sports deaths of 2020

A look back at some of the noteworthy figures from the world of sports who died in 2020.

Love Letters
Lifestyle

These are the 10 most popular Love Letters questions of the year

Read the most popular Love Letters questions of 2020.

Fans celebrate Tom Brady during his final game in a Patriots uniform.
Sports

The 20 quotes that tell the story of Boston sports in 2020

How can we put one of the most memorable years into perspective?

Bob Ryan evaluates where Boston's pro teams stand at the end of the year.
Sports

Evaluating the state of Boston’s teams in 2020

The veteran columnist offers his annual assessment of the major local sports teams' standing.

Left to right, top to bottom: Lisa Piccirillo, a rendering of the novel coronavirus, the Marriott Long Wharf where the Biogen conference was held, idled school buses sat behind lock and key amid school closures, and a coronavirus testing site.
Nation

The Globe’s 10 most-read stories of 2020

2020 was a year unlike any other in recent memory. Here’s a look at our top 10 most-read stories.