Healey takes action against student debt companies

Two companies have agreed to stop doing business in Mass. to settle allegations that they misled borrowers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/OwensWARR-3A.jpg Man sought in death of woman found burned

Officials believe a Dorchester man killed the woman, whose body was found in Bridgewater, in retaliation for his son?s murder.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/stephaniefoxA[1]-9667.jpg Nanny pleads guilty in theft of $280,000 from employers

Stephanie Lee Fox was charged with federal bank fraud for stealing 65 checks from the Boston couple she worked for.

President Obama and French President Francois Hollande participated in a news conference in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

US, France stand united in fight against ISIS

?We will win, and groups like [ISIS] will lose,? President Obama said in a press conference with the French president.

A Russian plane crashed in flames in a mountainous area in northern Syria after it was shot down by Turkish fighter jets near the Turkish-Syrian border on Tuesday.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Why Turkey shot down a Russian warplane

Russia and Turkey are working at cross-purposes in Syria, pursuing different targets, objectives, and goals.

Michael A. Cohen

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Contrary to the miles of newsprint dedicated to arguing otherwise, there is no silver bullet for defeating ISIS.

The firefighters who helped a woman after her arm was severed by a boat?s propeller in May.

Firefighters honored for saving woman in Boston Harbor

The firefighters helped a woman who was clinging to life after her arm was severed by a boat?s propeller.

Catherine E. Williams was arraigned in Wrentham District Court on Tuesday.

Beverly driver, allegedly drunk, accused of hitting trooper

The woman was declared a threat to public safety and had her license revoked after the incident outside Gillette Stadium.

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The company said Tuesday it closed on a deal to buy land in Fall River for a 1-million-square-foot fulfillment center.

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A white officer who shot a black 17-year-old 16 times surrendered to authorities at the courthouse early Tuesday.

Boston, MA 11/24/2015 â?? An emergency vehicle navigates rush hour traffic on I-93, viewed from Southampton St. in Boston, MA on November 24, 2015. The Tuesday before Thanksgiving is considered the busiest travel day of the year in Boston. (Globe staff photo / Craig F. Walker) section: Business reporter:

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Traffic heavy ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Traffic is beginning to fill in on Eastern Massachusetts roadways as motorists leave town for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Someone filed a complaint that Ben Affleck's vintage cars were illegally parked in South Boston.

Even Ben Affleck can?t get a break parking in South Boston

It seems as though one person wasn?t too keen on the actor/director parking two 1920s-era vehicles in the neighborhood.

Amanda Santucci (right) has a more healthy take on Thanksgiving food than her aunt, Lauren.

These days, Thanksgiving pits traditionalists vs. foodies

Who wants to endure Mass. Pike traffic if a heart-healthy spread is all that?s waiting on the other end? Call it the War over Thanksgiving.

dining out | devra first

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/dining_out-4489.jpg In 2015, thankful for local dishes that hit the spot

From Ames Street Deli?s French pastries to Yvonne?s tuna feast, here are some of the Boston area?s best dishes of 2015.

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A member of the NFL Referees Association says Gene Steratore?s crew mishandled three crucial plays in the Patriots-Bills game.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-9308.jpg Even as they win again, Patriots are looking vulnerable

Once dominant, once a bully, the perfect Patriots find themselves struggling to play at a championship level.

Harvey's Hardware in Needham center had three snowblowers out for sale in August.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

No snow, but some already stealing snowblowers

Thieves have been stealing items that were in big demand during last year?s cold, snow-plagued winter ? snow blowers.

Tommy Blackshaw on the afternoon of his second heart surgery.


Remembering a son, and giving thanks

Tom and Sandy Blackshaw know something that only parents who have lost a child can know.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/boston%20globe66174.jpg Joanne Chang won?t rest until everything is perfect

Boston?s most famous baker is building an empire on flour, sugar, and an unrelenting focus on every last detail.

Fluto Shinzawa

On the hockey beat, good food is part of the game plan

It is no exaggeration to say one of the highlights of my job, aside from learning about the highest level of hockey, is eating on the road.

Senator Bernie Sanders at a campaign event Monday in Atlanta.

Capital Source

Bernie Sanders is most popular senator, poll says

Senator Bernie Sanders is riding an 83 percent job approval rating in Vermont in a new poll that tested all US senators.

Ground Game

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New Hampshire remains the only reason Sanders has an argument that there is a Democratic contest at all.

Globe investigations

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight150x150-165.jpg Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

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

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

Denis Balibous/Reuters

Earthprints: How humans impact the landscape

Each site depicted has profoundly changed in the last 30 years.