N.C. man is held in shooting at Colorado clinic

This booking photo released by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows Robert L. Dear, 57, the suspect in the November 27, 2015, shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Police on November 28 were questioning Dear for allegedly killing three people, including a police officer, and wounding nine others. The gunman entered a Planned Parenthood clinic around noon Friday armed with what police described as a

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Three people were killed and nine were wounded at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. Robert Lewis Dear of North Carolina is being held.

Garrett Swasey.

Officer killed in Colo. shooting was Melrose native

Garrett Swasey grew up in Melrose but moved to Colorado in the 1980s to pursue his first love ? competitive figure skating.

Boston school police renew bid for right to carry pepper spray

The officers say members of the force often lose time from work after sustaining injuries while subduing disorderly students or trespassers.

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New York?s attorney general has accused Boston?s DraftKings of lax enforcement of its own list of banned states.

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Boston police have cited the Yawkey Way sports bar Who's on First after a fatal shooting outside the establishment.

After Catherine Fennelly of Quincy lost her son to an overdose this year, she started a boxing group called Let It Out.

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Those touched by opioid addiction find a release

At the Randolph gym, they put on boxing gloves to vent their anger, punch by stinging punch, at how opioids have devastated their families and friends.

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After more than 12 years, organizers raising money to build a memorial to the 100 people killed in the nightclub fire are closing in on their goals.

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The town manager in Saugus, the former IT director, and the former assistant building inspector have suits pending in court.

View from Deer Island of a passenger jet taking off from Logan Airport. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Boston Globe Staff

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FAA hearing more complaints over Logan airplane noise

The number of complaints about noise has skyrocketed since new GPS-generated flight paths at Logan took effect.

11/23/15 Foxborough, MA: Patriots WR DAnny Amendola may have injured his knee on this third quarter play in which he caught a pass and eluded a number of Bills defenders, including Duke Williams, on his way to a 41 yard pickup that set up Nwe England's final touchdown of the game. The New England Patriots hosted the Buffalo Bills in a regular season Monday Night Football game at Gillette Stadium. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Patriots-Bills(1)

Patriots? Danny Amendola will not play Sunday, report says

CBS reports that the Patriots receiver, nursing a knee injury, will not travel with the team to Denver.

Peter Abraham | Beat writer?s notebook

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Price will be expensive, but Dave Dombrowksi knows the Red Sox need a No. 1 starter.


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An innovative solution in Pennsylvania could be the blueprint to address the inequities and dangers of boys competing against girls.


How to be grumpy, but grateful

Even in the most magical place on Earth, by the end of the day, everyone frays.

Tech Nomad

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Research published recently in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology found that seeing everyone?s digital highlight reel can lead to depressive feelings.

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The Philadelphia 76ers rookie was involved in an incident outside the Storyville Nightclub in Boston early Thursday morning.

Cassette tapes are for sale at In Your Ear record store in Boston.

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Cassette tapes are having an unlikely moment

Though quantifiable figures can be hard to come by, there?s no denying the format?s increased visibility.

Vintage clothing shop owner Bobby Garnett with his porcelain Bat Girl sculpture.

favorite thing

When Bobby met Bat Girl

Bobby Garnett fell for Bat Girl the moment he spied her across a crowded Salvation Army 40 years ago.

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We asked Boston?s Gracenote Coffee founder and director Patrick Barter for his five tips on how to turn a cup of joe into something extraordinary.

Laurie Anderson talks about new ?Heart of a Dog?

Anderson?s new movie is ostensibly about her dog Lolabelle, but also about the death of a friend, her mother, and husband, Lou Reed.

Ground Game

Ground Game

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The signs point to two US senators: Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham.

Globe Santa

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Globe Santa delivers holiday gifts to local children in need.

Globe investigations

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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

People in need around the globe

People are in need, from Boston to places around the world, and many others have offered contributions.