December jobs report caps off robust year

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

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Denna Laing has significant spinal injury

The Boston Pride hockey player was injured in last Friday?s Outdoor Women?s Classic at Gillette Stadium.

Father seeks answers to how son died in sheriff?s van

The death of Samuel Dunn has raised questions about his supervision while being transported to a Bridewater detoxification facility.

// US stock market drops, ending worst week since 2011

A wave of late selling pummeled US stocks Friday and pushed the market to its worst week in four years.

Boston police release new data on FIO stops

Data from two studies by Boston police show a reduced investigative focus on black residents between 2011 to 2014.

// MBTA set to settle with patrons in lawsuit over parking tickets

In the suit, T riders say they were wrongly ticketed for unpaid parking fees at commuter rail stations.

Bo (left) and Sunny, the Obama family?s dogs.


Man who allegedly went to D.C. to kidnap Obamas? dog arrested

Officials have arrested a man who allegedly traveled to the nation?s capital to kidnap a dog belonging to the president.

// Volatile chemical removed from plant

Authorities said the State Police bomb squad planned to take the container to a remote location where it would be rendered safe.

Militant is said to have killed mother on orders of Islamic State

An Islamic State militant shot and killed his own mother in front of a post office in Raqqa, Syria this week, activists said.

// El Chapo is captured after a shootout in Sinaloa

Joaquin ??El Chapo?? Guzman was the world?s most-wanted drug lord.

Donald Trump posted a 15-second video on his Instragram account that played audio of Hillary Clinton?s famous address at a United Nation?s conference in China where she declared women?s rights are human rights.

Donald Trump campaign

Bill Clinton?s past: old news or new trouble?

Donald Trump posted a campaign video on social media this week that links Hillary Clinton to her husband?s past with other women.

// Clinton called Mass. his ?best state? in 1998 call with Blair

Newly released documents from the William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum offer intriguing personal exchanges.

Store manager Mailyn Castro counted out 170 Powerball tickets for a customer at Tedeschi Food Market in Dorchester on Friday.

You?re more likely to be killed by an asteroid than win the Powerball

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are a staggering 1 in 292 million, while the odds of being hit by an asteroid are about 1 in 75 million.

Powerball tickets were on sale at the Crimson Corner in Harvard Square.

Powerball players strategize, socialize, and hope

The chances of winning are very slim, but that didn?t stop countless gamblers from descending upon local convenience stores to buy their tickets.

Bruins 4, Devils 1

// Bruins snap out of it by thumping Devils

The Bruins featured a balanced attack in beating the Devils on the road.

//,%20Amy%20Newman.jpg East Coast Grill to close this month

According to chef Jason Heard, last year?s brutal winter hit the business hard.

An old tree is one of the favorite features at the Prouty Garden in Boston Children's Hospital.

Tom Farragher

Renowned pediatrician lends voice to Prouty Garden fight

Dr. T. Berry Brazelton made it clear that he thinks Boston?s Children?s Hospital will be making a monumental mistake if it removes the garden.

Authorities investigated the crime scene on Rosseter Street after a Boston police officer  was shot in the leg Friday morning.

Boston police officer shot in Dorchester

The officer suffered a non-life-threatening injury when he was shot Friday morning.

New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) is tackled by New England Patriots' Rob Ninkovich (50) and Leonard Johnson (34) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Rob Ninkovich?s hallmark is his durability

The Patriots? defensive stalwart has played in 114 straight games since Week 11 of the 2009 season.

// A call to stop deportation

Advocates gathered in the Church of the Convenant said the deportations are endangering immigrants, including children.

Gov. Paul LePage spoke at a news conference at the Maine State House Friday.

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.

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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

Robert Galvan, who is on death row for murder, speaks to members of the media at the Adjustment Center yard during a tour of California?s Death Row at San Quentin State Prison.

Stephen Lam/Reuters

The Big Picture

On death row in San Quentin

A rare look at life on death row at San Quentin State Prison in California.

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.