Suspect in Colo. school shooting identified

The Arapahoe County sheriff identified the shooter who wounded a classmate before apparently killing himself as 18-year-old Karl Halverson Pierson.

Kelly Olynyk drove around Pablo Prigioni in his first game back since suffering a sprained ankle.

Celtics 90, Knicks 86

Celtics hold off Knicks

The Celtics came up with several huge plays late in the fourth quarter at TD Garden, again displaying their grit.

More purges may follow execution in North Korea

Experts were divided on whether the execution of the leader’s uncle reflected turmoil or signaled that Kim Jong Un was consolidating power.

Winning numbers drawn in Mega Millions

The estimated $425 million jackpot is the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot ever, trailing a $656 million jackpot in March 2012.

Nine-year-old Neely Harrington showed the item she made for her teacher.

Photos by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Parents face anxieties over holiday gifts for teachers

Even for the craftiest parent, finding the perfect — or at least an appropriate — holiday gift for a child’s teachers can be a source of frustration.

Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez.

Alex Rodriguez says he’s optimistic decision will come soon

The baseball world is waiting for a decision from an arbiter on whether the 211-game suspension of Rodriguez by Major League Baseball will be upheld.

Brian Glenney and Sara Hendren have begun a campaign to change the design of wheelchair signs.

Wheelchair icon revamped by guerrilla art project

What began as a statement by a Cambridge artist and a Gordon College assistant professor has become a global movement.

Mass. residents stock up ahead of weekend snowstorm

Boston is expected to receive 4 to 6 inches of snow, while towns north and west of the city could see up to 10 inches.


opinion | Mike Ross

// Forget the brand: Sell Boston

Taglines and smart monikers don’t matter; what does matter is the money and effort put behind the campaign.