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Coakley calls for fix to corporate manslaughter law

Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley said the recent meningitis case illustrates the need to change the state’s corporate manslaughter law, which hasn’t been updated since 1819.

Virginia Tech trips up BC in overtime, 30-23

Saturday’s overtime loss to Virginia Tech at Alumni Stadium was a microcosm of a difficult season for BC.

Harvard's Treavor Scales (right) celebrated with fans and Harvard’s Cameron Brate (left) in the end zone.

Harvard beats Yale 34-24

Harvard quarterback Colton Chapple led the Crimson to a 34-24 victory over Yale and their sixth consecutive victory in The Game.

Smoke rises following an Israeli strike in Gaza, seen from the Israel Gaza Border.

Israeli-Palestinian fighting intensifies

Israel bombarded the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip with about 300 airstrikes and shot down a Palestinian rocket aimed at Tel Aviv on Saturday.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


“Lawrence of Arabia” gets a special 50th anniversary treatment.

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DVD gifts with nostalgia

If you’ve got a video buff on your list, you’ll find that many of this season’s DVD picks are about looking back, about holding onto yesterday, or yesteryear.

Thousands of Santa-suited runners may muster for the Ri-Ra’s Santa 5K Run & Walk in Burlington, Vt., on Dec. 2.

Santa-themed events in New England

Santa has been shaking things up a bit. These days, you’re more likely to find him zooming down a ski slope or running a 5K than sitting in a department store.

Tom Brady and the Patriots host the Colts on Sunday.

Colts at Patriots, 4:25 p.m. Sunday

Patriots’ keys to a win vs. Colts

How can Tom Brady and the Patriots overcome Andrew Luck and the Colts? Jim McBride has a path to victory in his scouting report.

Holiday arts

// Boston Ballet conjures a new ‘Nutcracker’

An old tradition is getting a redesign at Boston Ballet, which premieres artistic director Mikko Nissinen’s reenvisioned production of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker.”