France conducts raids across nation in response to attacks

Police patrol the Place de la Republique in Paris, Nov. 15, 2015. Officials say the attackers in FridayÕs terrorist assault in Paris communicated at some point beforehand with known members of the Islamic State in Syria, adding evidence to the assertions that the radical group coordinated or helped carry out the attacks rather than simply inspiring them. (Pierre Terdjman/The New York Times)

Pierre Terdjman/The New York Times

French authorities conducted 168 raids throughout the country, arresting 23 people and detaining more than 100.

Governor Charlie Baker spoke to reporters Monday, saying he was ?not interested in accepting refugees from Syria.?

Baker opposed to allowing Syrian refugees in Mass. for now

In the wake of the deadly Paris attacks, Governor Baker is joining several other American governors in his decision.

Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a South Boston native, attended a birthday celebration for the Marine Corps at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on Friday.


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// Bostonians send sympathy, support to Paris in wake of attacks

A steady stream of visitors stopped at the local consulate Monday to sign a book of condolence.

// Obama rejects calls for US ground troops

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A detail view of the Vince Lombardi Trophy and the 50 numerical symbol indicating the celebration of upcoming Super Bowl 50 is seen during a media availability at the NFL Network studios, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in Culver City, California. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

Danny Moloshok/AP


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James Taylor performing at Fenway Park in August.


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Judge rules Boston police exam was biased against minorities

A federal judge said a promotional exam for Boston Police lieutenants was slanted in favor of white candidates.

aBoston, MA - 11/16/2015 - Northeastern student Srikar Reddy of India is photographed in Boston, MA, November 16, 2015. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Keith Bedford/Boston Globe

Number of foreign college students in Boston surges

Boston ranks third among metro areas ? after New York and Los Angeles ? for the number of foreign students.

Roger and Cassaundra Anderson at their rural home in Bethel, Ohio.

Critics say high deductibles make ACA ?unaffordable?

Hundreds of thousands of the newly insured are facing sticker shock over out-of-pocket costs under the federal health care law.

// Judge rules against DraftKings, FanDuel

The fantasy sports sites had sought a restaining order after the New York attorney general had barred them from his state.

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Amid shakeup, Kimball to leave ?America?s Test Kitchen?

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Friend of Aaron Hernandez loses bid to dismiss indictment

Ernest Wallace faces charges in the slaying of Odin Lloyd, for which Hernandez is serving a life sentence.

//[1]-9200--90x90.jpg Victim?s mother to testify Tuesday in Chism trial

Peggie Ritzer is expected to describe her 24-year-old daughter in an attempt to humanize her to the jury.

17garage - Rendering of a proposed tower at the site of the Government Center garage. (Pelli Clarke Pelli/CBT Architects)

Pelli Clarke Pelli/CBT Architects

New renderings of Government Center garage towers released

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// One boy?s mystery illness attracts team of global scientists

The case of LamLam Guo is one of many collective, Web-based efforts to help families of children with rare diseases find diagnoses.

The Big Picture

Terrorism attacks in Paris

France called for three days of national mourning following Friday?s attacks.



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