Boston police officer shot in Dorchester

Authorities searched the scene where a Boston police officer was shot Friday morning.

David L. Ryan/globe staff

A suspect was reportedly taken into custody on Geneva Avenue a few minutes afterwards.

//[1]-9747.jpg Investigators to get first look inside Dow Chemical plant

An official said teams were unable to go inside the North Andover facility Thursday night after an explosion left four men with critical injuries.

// Maine governor sorry for remark about ?young white? girls

Paul LePage has apologized for his remark about out-of-state drug dealers impregnating ?young white? girls.

// Gunman ambushes Philadelphia officer in cruiser

The officer was in his cruiser in West Philadelphia when the shooter approached and started firing into the driver?s-side window.

// Seeking support for gun actions, Obama tears into the NRA

He accused the powerful lobby group of peddling an ?imaginary fiction? that he said has distorted the national debate about gun violence.

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) throws as offensive tackle Eric Fisher (72) blocks Oakland Raiders defensive back Dewey McDonald (35) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)


Wild Card playoff preview: Bengals, Chiefs out to end long droughts

Cincinnati and Kansas City haven?t won playoff games since the 90s and are out to change that this weekend.

// Before 2040, Muslims could become 2nd largest religious group in US

The Pew Research Center also projects that the estimated 3.3 million Muslims in America will more than double by 2050.

One big idea from the presidential candidates

The Globe asked each campaign for one big idea that the White House hopeful believes would have a major impact on the country.

Joe Tucci and Michael Dell.

innovation economy

Feeling jitters as Dell-EMC marriage approaches

A lot of questions hang over the combination including how many employees will lose jobs.


// A piece of this, and a piece of that

The Globe columnist takes a few moments to weigh in on topics from around the sports world.

Spotlight Follow-Up

// State acts on simultaneous surgeries

The move comes in the wake of a series of reports by the Globe Spotlight Team about double-booked operations.

Dec. jobs report caps strong year

For all of 2015, employers added 2.65 million jobs, a monthly average of 221,000.

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning pulls grass off his helmet during the second half in an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)



NFL media looks other way on Peyton Manning, HGH

Had the HGH been sent to Tom Brady and his wife, would there be such radio silence?

// Turkey chases after Natick Police cruiser during ?poultry pursuit?

Another day, another wild turkey pestering the people of the Commonwealth.

Gracia Lam


Confessions of a fortuneteller

Madame Wishbone offers lessons gleaned from years of gazing into a crystal ball at the school carnival.

opinion | Hillary Clinton

A make-or-break moment for Supreme Court appointments

There?s a lot at stake in this election. Nowhere is this clearer than in the US Supreme Court.

// NBC to drop WHDH, launch own station

The network said the new station would carry the NBC programs now seen on Channel 7 as well as new syndicated shows.

Campbell Soup to begin placing GMO labels on product packaging

The company broke ranks with other major food producers.

// US stocks open with positive start but then swing into the red

Major stock indices began the day positively but began to fluctuate.

Harry Groome, of Arlington, Mass., third from right, a former student at St. George?s School from 1978-1982 claimed he was raped at age 14 by a fellow student. He spoke to the media earlier this week.

Steven Senne/Associated Press

St. George?s School agrees to new probe of sex abuse

The decision came after a two-hour meeting between attorneys for the victims and trustees of the prestigious Rhode Island prep school.

Hillary Clinton campaigned at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

New batch of Hillary Clinton e-mails released

The State Department said the documents include 66 messages that have been classified.

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Ground Game

ground game

// Will anger trump electability in the primaries?

With about a month to go before the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, there is an emerging political dynamic in both sides.

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 Big Picture

 Cats crowd the harbor on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern Japan, Feb. 25. An army of cats rules the remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is overrun with felines outnumbering humans six to one. (Thomas Peter/Reuters)

Thomas Peter/Reuters

The Big picture

The year 2015 in pictures: Animals

A selection of some of the best animal images from photographers around the world.

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.



// Sports gear taking the high-tech route

New Balance offers smartwatch at CES and Under Armour teams with IBM.



// Woman at heart of Vatileaks 2.0 sees herself as martyr for reform

Francesca Chaouqui believes she?s been a target since being named to a reform panel independent of the Vatican bureaucracy.