Missteps in domestic case seen as exception

Stepahnie McMahon was found in this Hyde Park apartment murdered by her boyfriend in a domestic violence case.

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A former Boston police officer said that to check whether there?s an outstanding restraining order is taught in ?police 101.?

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has proposed plans to change the tax system, including expanding the earned income tax credit.

GOP hopefuls quiet on plans for job creation in mixed economy

Nearly all of the 15 major GOP candidates have yet to release a comprehensive plan on how to improve the country?s economy and jobs if elected.

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A ?Now Hiring? sign in the window of the Dedham store is quickly dated as the 26-store chain liquidates.

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At least 3 vie for City Council president

Jockeying for the position intensified this week following an election that ousted the two longest-serving councilors.

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A defiant Ben Carson rejected the idea his past descriptions of receiving a scholarship offer to attend West Point were inaccurate.

Alarms raised on generic drug price increases

Insurers say the prices for some commonly used generic drugs have surged up to 75 times what they were two years ago.

Mourners held hands at the funeral service for Clive Francis, 49, who was fatally shot in the head in October.

More than 1,000 mourn man who helped ?minister? to people

Clive M. Francis Sr., 49, who was allegedly murdered last month by his niece, was buried Friday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/06/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/obama150-1708.jpg Capping 7-year saga, Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

The move sends what environmentalists hope is a message that the United States is a leader in fighting climate change.

Man indecently assaults girl in South Boston, police say

Police said that a man approached an 11-year-old girl and indecently touched her, near Gavin Way.

Louisiana police arrest 2 officers in boy?s shooting death

The two officers are being booked on charges of second-degree murder in the shooting in the town of Marksville.

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Is your car winter-ready?

Winter is slowly descending upon New England and winterizing a vehicle is an important part of autumn life.


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Boston piled up 40 points in the first quarter and broke a three-game losing streak.

Friday?s high school football scoreboard

Everett beats Peabody, Reading tops Westford, Duxbury defeats North Attleboro, and more.

BU 5, NU 4

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/07/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/151106_WALKER_BU-NU_hockey_11629x.jpg Terriers outlast surging Huskies

BU put it away in the third on strikes by sophomore defenseman Brandon Hickey and senior left wing Ahti Oksanen.

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With her numbers on the rise after a summer slump, Clinton finds herself increasingly targeted by her primary opponents.

Half-hour shows include (clockwise from left): Pivot?s ?Please Like Me,? HBO?s ?Togetherness,? FX?s ?Louie,? and Amazon?s ?Transparent.?

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Half-hour dramas prove less is more

The current batch of half-hour dramas includes some of the best series that TV has to offer.

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So what?s cool about Venice, Fla.? Does it deserve a moment in the sun and is it, in fact, worthy of its name?


A frustrating encounter with the state tax bureaucracy

The Mass. Department of Revenue went after one businessman?s son because it couldn?t figure out a simple mistake had been made.

Dani Sadorf of San Diego in the Ouray Ice Park.

Ice climbers tap inner feisty spirits to reach great heights

The author and her friend, both afraid of heights, embraced the idea of a women?s ice-climbing clinic when planning a getaway.

10/11/15: Arlington, TX: After sacking Cowboys quarterback Brandon Weeden (not pictured) the Patriots Jabaal Sheard (right,93) celebrates with teammate Chandler Jones as Dominique Easley (99,left) smiles in the third quarter. The Dallas Cowboys hosted the New England Patriots in a regular season NFL football game at AT&T Stadium. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Patriots-Cowboys

Patriots credit rampaging pass rush to group effort

Chandler Jones is second in the NFL with 8.5 sacks, and the team has a combined 26.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/02/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Lee_nopower6_met.jpg National Grid seeks $9 monthly bill increase

The utility said it needs an additional $143 million a year to offset rising prices for expenses such as wooden poles, transformers, and employee salaries.

The Big Picture

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Bliss Dharma Assembly

Thousands of Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns gathered for the annual event in remote China to mark Buddha?s descent from the heavens.


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WordPress, Reddit, Google, Twitter, and Yahoo are among the big Internet companies that regularly forward takedown requests to Lumen?s database.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/03/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/vatican150-1048.jpg Amid leaks scandal, new Vatican book exposes greed and waste

?Merchants in the Temple? paints a picture of a bureaucracy entrenched in a culture of mismanagement, waste, and secrecy.