Amid complaints, Missouri university president resigns

Black student groups have been complaining for months about racial slurs and other slights on the system?s flagship campus.

// Russian athletes part of systematic doping program, report says

The report implicated athletes, coaches, trainers, doctors and various Russian institutions, including the country?s anti-doping agency.

// Mass. facing lack of labor as job training falls short

An already strained vocational education system is unable to train enough people to fill upcoming vacancies, a report found.

New York City officers investigated a shooting at 35th Street and Eighth Avenue on Monday.

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Three shot, one fatally, near Penn Station in NYC

The shooting happened near the entrance of a subway station at 35th Street and Eighth Avenue, a block north of Penn Station.

Dorchester man charged with dragging two officers with car

Bryant Gilbert, 45, allegedly dragged two officers down a Dorchester street when they attempted to stop his vehicle.

// Volkswagen to offer gift cards, vouchers to diesel car owners

Under the plan, owners would get a $500 Visa debit card and a $500 voucher for oil changes, service or merchandise from dealers.

Electricity shopping tool quietly unveiled in Mass.

Dozens of companies that try to offer better rates than electric utilities have agreed to post their plans on a state website.

Traffic in Boston?s Theatre District was stalled on Nov. 9, 1965, because of a blackout.


50 years ago today, the region went dark

More than 35 million people were hit by the Northeast Blackout in 1965, one of the largest outages in North American history.

Signal problem at Forest Hills delays commuter rail trains

An issue with the Amtrak signal system caused delays this morning that could continue through the day.

Passenger Mandi Curtis, of Roxbury, talked with The Ride driver Manny Rebello outside Boston Medical Center.

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Criticism of MBTA?s rides for the disabled soars

Complaints about The Ride have more than doubled over four years, even as it provided fewer trips, according to new statistics.

// The life and times of Strider Wolf

He has traveled so far, from near-fatal abuse to here, invisible among Maine?s poorest, in the care of grandparents who have little left to give but love.

// Starbucks holiday cups come under fire from some evangelicals

The secular coffee maker didn?t seem to anticipate the furor when it released its understated holiday-themed cups.


// Patriots continue dominance, but injuries mount

Even for a one-game-at-time group, wins lose some of the joy when you lose players essential to the ultimate goal.

Foxborough , MA - 11-8-15 - Dion Lewis (cq) on the ground after hurting his left ankle against the Washington Redskins at Gillette Stadium 3rd quarter. Globe staff / Jim DavisGlobe staff / Jim Davis

No update yet on Dion Lewis injury, Belichick says

The Patriots running back was injured in the third quarter of Sunday?s game, but the severity of it is not known.

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib (21) takes off his helmet during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

NFL reviewing former Patriot Aqib Talib?s eye-poke

The Broncos cornerback was flagged for his actions toward Colts tight end Dwayne Allen, but that may not be the end of it.

01easter - Recipe for glazed ham by Sally Pasley Vargas. (Sally Pasley Vargas for The Boston Globe)

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Could cheap hams become top choice this Thanksgiving?

This year?s bird-flu outbreak in the US means turkeys will be more expensive, but domestic pork supplies and inventories are at records.

// Let the remodeling of the Red Sox begin

This week brings the general manager?s meetings, and other ballclubs are expecting Dave Dombrowski to be active.

// Clark?s rise in D.C. has Democrats looking ahead

Insiders, impressed by the representative?s grit and tenacity in Congress, have been buzzing about Katherine Clark?s future.

//[1]-9160--90x90.jpg Bugged by bunny, MBTA warns riders not to let rabbits loose

A photo of a well-behaved rabbit sitting on a train circulated on social media.

// Family wants to bring victim?s body home to N.J.

Ashley Bortner?s burned remains were discovered alongside railroad tracks in Bridgewater last week.

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Gordon Brown

// Education without borders

The world cannot afford to lose a generation of precious children to life in refugee camps.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// How a big field changes the presidential primary season

The field has upended long-planned strategies and made this the most unpredictable GOP nomination fight in a generation.

The Big Picture

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Bliss Dharma Assembly

Thousands of Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns gathered for the annual event in remote China to mark Buddha?s descent from the heavens.



// King of the Internet of Things?

The companies that build out this immense, global ?Internet of Things? will become some of the biggest and richest yet.



// New financial revelations don?t spell doom for church reforms

Francis insisted last week that church leaders can?t serve the poor if they?re seen to ?lead the life of a pharaoh.?