Boston-area housing prices shock newcomers

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Renters and buyers get much less for their money here than elsewhere in the country.

Yvonne Abraham

// A systemic failure

How many victimized women does it take to expose one powerful, predatory man?

Egyptian Christian villagers seached for salvageable items after a monestary chapel in Dalga was looted and burned in 2013.

Robert Anis/AP/File


Persecution of Christians is rising globally

Christians are being harassed by governments and social groups throughout the world.

The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) is underway for the first time conducting at-sea tests and trials in the Atlantic Ocean December 7, 2015. The multimission ship will provide independent forward presence and deterrence, support special operations forces, and operate as an integral part of joint and combined expeditionary forces. AFP PHOTO / HANDOUT / US NAVY / DENNIS GRIGGS == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE / MANDATORY CREDIT:

AFP/Getty Images

Navy stealth destroyer assists in rescue of Maine fisherman

The Coast Guard teamed up a new US Navy stealth destroyer to rescue a fisherman suffering from a medical emergency.

//[1].jpg Mothers, daughters split on role of gender in choosing Clinton

Women of varying backgrounds confront the potential milestone implicit in Hillary Clinton?s bid very differently.

// Possible defections put GOP on edge

State filing deadlines would give Donald Trump and Ben Carson until about March to launch independent campaigns.

// Climate pact commits nations to lowering greenhouse gases

The new accord sets out a schedule for those countries to return to the negotiating table every five years.


// Drugs, fleas, race, and disease

For many, their addiction led to prosecution, conviction, and incarceration.

How this N.H. woman came to love Donald Trump

It?s not policy Manchester hair-stylist Catherine Leafe talks about when she talks about Donald Trump.

Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price speaks at a press conference announcing his signing by the Boston Red Sox as President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski looks on at Fenway Park in Boston Friday, Dec. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)


Red Sox have rest of division?s attention

There?s little to dislike about what Dave Dombrowski has done to improve a last-place team.

Quarterback Brian Hoyer (left) and head coach Bill O?Brien will be among the familiar faces to Patriots fans on the Houston sideline Sunday night.


For Patriots, Texans are no laughing matter this time

Unlike in its two big meetings with the Patriots three seasons ago, Houston is a threat on Sunday night.

// Warriors? historic win streak ends

The Warriors? 24-game win streak ended in Milwaukee, a night after the Celtics took them to double overtime in Boston.

?Spotlight? illustrates the tensions between institutionalism and clannishness that seem to thrive here.

Critic?s notebook

Imagine Boston on film, without the bad guys and bad accents

?Spotlight? has already achieved a solid win. It has taken the Boston movie away from the bad boys and given it back to the rest of us.

The tap menu at SoMe Brewing Co. in Kittery, Maine.

Christopher Muther

A beginner dives into New England?s craft beer scene

Beer has become a lot more interesting and sophisticated, and New England brews offer good examples.


Fall 2015 Globe All-Scholastics: Honoring area?s best

The Boston Globe celebrates the best athletes from fall competition.

// Ethel Weiss, who ran Irving?s Toy & Card Shop for 77 years, dies at 101

Since 1939, she doled out candy, toys, and wisdom from her Brookline shop.

// Holiday gift lists can be killers

If you?ve got a Sherlock Holmes or Agatha Christie on your gift list, a murder mystery weekend getaway is a gift to die for.

Ground Game

// Three scenarios for Trump and the GOP

What happens after Donald Trump, particularly for the Republican Party?

Globe Santa

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Globe Santa delivers holiday gifts to local children in need.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

The best Boston Globe photos of 2015

Staff photographers share the stories behind the year?s most powerful pictures.