Former babysitter charged in abduction of Hamilton toddler

The 2-year-old girl was found Friday by the side of a road and is being evaluated at a hospital.

Salvatore DiMasi (seen here in 2009) is serving an eight-year sentence.

DiMasi diagnosed with new cancer

This is the former House speaker?s second cancer diagnosis since he began serving an 8-year prison sentence for corruption.

Belgian soldiers and a police officer patroled in central Brussels on Saturday.

REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Terrorism alert is raised in Brussels

A suspect in the Paris attacks is at large, and Belgian officials warned of a possible terrorism threat.

// New retail store in Boston is involved in labor dispute

Union officials say Primark, newly opened in Downtown Crossing, has fired or forced out 50 workers who showed union support.

Jim Paulson, of Sioux Falls, shovels part of his driveway before using the snow blower to clear the rest during the first snow of the season Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Sioux Falls. (Joe Ahlquist/The Argus Leader via AP)

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Season?s first big storm leaves a foot of snow in Midwest

Parts of the Midwest saw significant amounts of snow and frigid temperatures ahead of Thanksgiving travel.

One person killed, one hurt in Jamaica Plain shooting

Boston police Lieutenant Michael McCarthy said the shootings occurred at about 6 p.m. on Wyman Street.

Massachusetts-born woman killed in Mali hotel attack

Anita Ashok Datar, 41, was born in Western Massachusetts and was the only known American killed in the attack, as of Friday night.

// Hundreds rally against Baker?s stand on Syrian refugees

?Don?t give into racist fear! Refugees are welcomed here!? shouted the passionate crowd members, who rallied in front of the State House.

// GOP rivals condemn Trump support for Muslim registry

Jeb Bush called Donald Trump?s call Thursday for a mandatory database to track Muslims in the US ?abhorrent.?

Hingham 11/02/2015: University of San Diego freshman Tom Noonan's family: (l-R) Meredith Noonan, 15, Jack, 18, mother Mal and father Phil with a picture of Tom. Photo by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe (regional)

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A holiday with a twist: the freshman returns home

First-year students who attend school far from home will experience a heightened sense of gratitude and love.

Boston, MA - 11/20/15 - (1st half) Brooklyn Nets forward Thaddeus Young tried to literally hold Boston Celtics forward Amir Johnson back and was called for the foul on the play during the second quarter. The Boston Celtics take on the Brooklyn Nets at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 21Celtics-Nets, LOID: 8.2.469285110.


Nets can only blame themselves for mess

Brooklyn GM Billy King bungled his big trade with the Celtics, and his franchise will be paying the price for years.

Afternoon traffic on the Mass. Pike.

Starts & Stops

How much can Massachusetts save from driving less?

In 2015, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation forecasted that drivers would travel about 57.3 billion miles.

// Sharon teen killed in shooting in the West Bank ?loved Israel?

Ezra Schwartz?s love for Israel only strengthened after spending a summer there during the conflict with Gaza in 2014.

South Bend comes to Boston

Boston College defensive back Justin Simmons (27) carries the ball after intercepting a pass intended for Massachusetts wide receiver Jalen Williams (80) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Boston College won 30-7. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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BC football ready to seize golden opportunity at Fenway

The Eagles would like nothing more than to shock Notre Dame on Saturday and end their six-game skid.

Live updates: High school football playoffs semifinals

This weekend?s games determine the Super Bowl matchups on Dec. 5.

//[1].jpg DraftKings works to improve location controls

After reports that its restrictions were easily spoofed, DraftKings has a new company checking on where its users are located.

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// Sharing grief and support on Facebook

Voices critical of the Facebook overlay are all over the Internet. But others make strong cases for accepting it for what it is.

// Listening lessons aim to recruit BSO aficionados

The Boston Symphony Orchestra?s ?101? series has emerged as a way to minimize one barrier that might keep people from attending concerts.

Love Letters

Her boyfriend is grieving

I recently began dating a man whose last girlfriend passed away a little over a year ago. Now I am falling in love with him.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// For Bernie Sanders, it?s New Hampshire or bust

Should Clinton ever take a double-digit lead in the Granite State, there will be nothing for anyone to talk about in terms of the Democratic contest.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at the high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

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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Earthprints: How humans impact the landscape

From sprawling urban growth to the construction of new islands, each site depicted has profoundly changed in the last 30 years.



Bill Blass, playfully reimagined

Bill Blass has received a much needed revamp under new creative director Chris Benz. The young designer vowed to breathe new life into the American sportswear brand.