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No end in sight for Israeli-Hamas conflict

Despite rumors of peace, the fighting continues as Gaza militants fired long-range missiles and Israel broadened attack targets.

A Coast Guard helicopter flew over the area of an explosion and fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexicountil Saturday evening.

Coast Guard calls off search for two missing workers

The search ended Saturday evening for the two missing since Friday’s fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Harvard beat Yale in their annual game at the Stadium.

Harvard tops Yale, 34-24, in The Game

Harvard registered its sixth straight win over rival Yale with a 34-24 win in the 129th edition of The Game.

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.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


 Kenny Chesney fans raise beer bottles to the singer at an August concert in Foxborough.


Lawrence Harmon

Foxborough’s drinking problem

It’s not illegal to be intoxicated in Massachusetts. But it’s overreaching if Foxborough police put people in protective custody who aren’t incapacitated.

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

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.