MBTA set to settle parking ticket suit

The parking lot of the Westborough MBTA station.

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_halt1_met.jpg Mass. advocates call for a to stop deportations

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/21friction11-5160.jpg December jobs report caps off robust year

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

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/8f985108b5b2430780f986c83774d9f2-8f985108b5b2430780f986c83774d9f2-0-9698.jpg Governor Charlie Baker shaves $49m off budget

The reductions will leave a number of vacancies unfilled across the state bureaucracy and slice grants to community health centers.

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.

starts & stops

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/05/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/2nd%20car%20B-Train-1367361-1716.jpg MBTA digs into worker overtime, absenteeism

The moves come as the MBTA delves into several controversial subjects this year, including fare increases.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/08/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Denna%20Laing%20-%20Copy.jpg Denna Laing has significant spinal injury

The Boston Pride hockey player whowas injured in last Friday?s Outdoor Women?s Classic at Gillette Stadium has no feeling in her legs.

Pakistan to host 4-nation meeting on ending Afghan war

Talks with the Taliban have been on hold since July, when they collapsed after just one meeting.

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Former Maryland Gov. Martin O?Malley has trailed Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders by wide margins.

Sepp Blatter (left) shook hands with  Michel Platini during the 65th FIFA Congress at Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland.

Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

FIFA ethics judges send written verdict to Blatter, Platini

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini deny wrongdoing but were judged last month to have broken ethics rules on conflicts of interest.

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Best of the New

36 best new shops and services around Boston

Great spots for shoppers looking for everything from machine washable cashmere to hockey gear.

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.

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.

Bruins 4, Devils 1

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From just about every perspective, the Bruins? 4-1 win over New Jersey was very much the right way to start a five-game road trip.

hiawatha bray

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At the annual International CES trade show, the real action is at the Sands Exposition Center, where the where the startups hang out.

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)

Patriots know they can count on Rob Ninkovich

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

In a video that Donald Trump posted on his Instagram account Thursday, he drew a parallel between Bill Clinton?s behavior and allegations against Bill Cosby.

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/04/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/PointedesChâteaux1.jpg Where the beaches have an irresistible French accent

If you go to Guadeloupe you should be in a bathing suit the majority of the time, slathered in a fruit-scented sunscreen.

The Big White resort has lots of family-friendly trails for skiing and showshoeing.

The Big White wonderland up north offers fun for the family

We had heard that Big White considers itself one of Canada?s top family resorts, so my husband and I took our 4- and 6-year-old kids there.

There?s an app for that

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/09appforthat1.jpg Make your own memorable memes with Post

The latest entrant into the buzzing ?social graphics game is Adobe's newest app, Post.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/07/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/09wheels1.psd Why the dream of the flying car hasn?t panned out

If you?re ever bothered by the blind spots in the typical car today, then you would hate to drive a flying car.

Love Letters

She waited, he disappeared

He kept telling me he really liked me, and I figured if he liked me enough, he would wait. Was that my first mistake?

Letter from the publisher

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We recognize that you depend on us, and that we?ve let you down. We?re working around the clock to solve this.

Note to subscribers

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Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/06/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/2016-01-06T151142Z_1403480227_TM3EC160S6W01_RTRMADP_3_NORTHKOREA-NUCLEAR-USA-CANDIDATES-188--90x90.jpg 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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight150x150-165.jpg 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'

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



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



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/05/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/Francesca-Chaouqui.jpg 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.