The war on childhood hunger. In Boston. In 2016.

More than 14 percent of children younger than 4 who come to Boston Medical Center?s pediatric emergency room are underweight.

// Healey sues district attorneys who withheld records

In a notable move, state Attorney General Maura Healey stepped in after three district attorneys refused to release a list of the cases they have prosecuted.

1 dead, 1 injured after early morning Thanksgiving Day crash on Route 495

Troopers received reports of a wrong-way driver on Route 495, between Exits 13 and 14 at about 2 a.m. Thursday.

The transition to Trump

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is calling for a recount in three key states; Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

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Stein raises enough money to request recounts in three states

A fundraising website set up for the recount effort showed the $2.2 million goal had been surpassed.

Trump diversifies Cabinet with selection of two women

The president-elect was also nearing an announcement of Ben Carson as secretary of housing and urban development.

Trump says he prays for Americans to ?begin to heal our divisions?

Donald Trump released a Thanksgiving-themed video statement Wednesday night, calling on Americans to unite.


The FBI just got access to the entire Twitterverse. Should you be concerned?

The move has raised privacy concerns and claims that Twitter is not being consistent in enforcing its ban on data being used for surveillance purposes.

//[1].jpg Alzheimer?s drug flop turns hopes to Biogen

Cambridge-based Biogen was thrust to the front in the race to develop a treatment for Alzheimer?s when rival Eli Lilly said one of its drugs had failed.

Overtime rule injunction complicates employers? plans

Should employers roll back changes already in place? Should they hold off on new policies that have already been announced?


Plymouth-08/27/15 -The morning sun shines through the statue of Wampanoag Indian chief Massasoit which stands atop a hill overlooking Plymouth Rock. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(metro)

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Pilgrimage to Plymouth: ?America?s Hometown? remembers its roots

With all deference to the spectacle of the Macy?s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, the little town of Plymouth owns the holiday by virtue of seniority.

Watertown, MA - 11/11/2016 - Triton Vikings Liam Spillane (5) breaks loose for a 50 plus yard run for a touchdown during the first half. Triton at Watertown in Division 3 North football final. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: (Correspondent), Topic: 12d3north, LOID: 8.3.627483040.

What?s your school?s record in Thanksgiving football games?

Use the Globe?s database to search for your team, or see the stats on the state?s closest, most lopsided, and longest-running rivalries.


//[1].jpg Thanksgiving rivalries: What?s your team?s record?

Look up any Eastern Massachusetts Thanksgiving football rivalry, and also see other interesting facts about the matchups through the years.

Globe Santa

// Raya, 8, reaches out for help as Globe Santa marks 61 years

Last year, there were smiles aplenty around Christmas trees across the region after Globe Santa had dropped in with presents for some 35,000 deserving children.

// State trooper?s widow recalls husband who knew the meaning of Thanksgiving

State Police Trooper Thomas Clardy was killed in March when a Nissan Maxima slammed into his cruiser on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

// How to cook a perfect Thanksgiving turkey

Don?t want to wreck Thanksgiving? Here?s the way to cook the perfect bird. Plus, roasting times and food safety tips.

Denver Wal-Mart Supercenter employee Aaron Sanford stocks toys on shelves, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, to prepare for a Thanksgiving night rush that kicks off this year's Black Friday weekend. Sanford and his colleagues anticipate hundreds will line up Thursday and thousands will come through the doors on Friday in search of bargains on toys and electronics. (AP Photo/Jim Anderson)

Jim Anderson/AP Photo

4 reasons to stay home on Black Friday

The sales are often gimmicks, you?ll probably spend way more money than you need to, and it?s not worth the hassle of the lines and packed parking lots.

// How to wiggle out of a political discussion at Thanksgiving

Worried about contentious political conversations this week? Here?s how to get out of them.

// What?s open and what?s closed on Thanksgiving

Supermarkets? Liquor stores? Retailers? Bars? Here?s a look at what?s open ? and what?s closed ? on Thanksgiving this year.

Special reports

// With no function in her legs, she?s still hiking the Appalachian Trail

Stacey Kozel has hiked more than two-thirds of the trail, trekking solo with a major disadvantage: She cannot walk on her own.

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

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Big Picture

Training Afghanistan?s women soldiers

Kabul?s military training academy is churning out classes of enthusiastic women to serve in Afghanistan?s army.