Trump calls for halt to Muslims entering US

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke during a campaign rally earlier this month.

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Donald Trump?s campaign manager says the proposed ban would apply to ?everybody,? including Muslim tourists.

David Bowdich of the FBI briefed the press outside the San Bernardino Police Department on Monday.

Calif. shooters were ?radicalized,? FBI says

The husband and wife had also taken target practice at ranges, with one session held within days of the rampage.

FILE - In this May 26, 2009 file photo, a woman walks past a Staples office supply store in Danvers, Mass. Staples on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 announced it is buying Office Depot in a cash-and-stock deal valued at nearly $6 billion. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)

FTC rules against Staples merger with Office Depot

The $6.3 billion deal, announced in February, would have created the nation?s largest chain of office supply stores.

// MassArt professor?s account of police stop resonates online

The interaction led Steve Locke to describe the fear that ran through his mind as a black man.

Boston, MA--12/14/2014-A doorman is on duty at the Mandarin Oriental, on Sunday, December 14, 2014. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: AffordableMandarin Reporter: Beth Teitell Mandl

Hilton offers $140 million for Mandarin Oriental

Hilton would pay nearly $1 million per room in a deal that smashes price records for a hotel in Boston.

// Dukakis says he got 26 turkey carcasses after Thanksgiving

It makes sense for a man known for his thriftiness. Dukakis said that throwing out a turkey carcass is ?absolutely sinful.?

Burlington, MA., 09/23/15, One of the pods goes into the new machine. This is a sneak peak at the Keurig Kold, the company's first cold brewing system. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Vermont?s Keurig to be acquired for $13.9 billion

After the buyout by a JAB-led investor group, Keurig will be privately owned and independently operated, the company said.

The mystery snow pile was slowly melting in Monday?s unusual warmth.

Whew! Somerville ?snow pile? turns out to be a false alarm

Blame it on the Zamboni. ?It?s just scrapings,? said city spokeswoman Denise Taylor.

// Chicago officer won?t be charged in shooting of black man

The decision comes on the same day the U.S. Justice Department opened an investigation into patterns of racial disparity in the use of force by Chicago police.

FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2015, file photo, Seattle Mariners pitcher Carson Smith throws against the Chicago White Sox during the eighth inning of a baseball game, in Seattle. The Mariners have obtained left-hander Wade Miley and reliever Jonathan Aro from the Boston Red Sox for reliever Carson Smith and pitcher Roenis Elias, Monday, Dec. 7, 2015.(AP Photo/Joe Nicholson, File)


Red Sox trade Wade Miley for Carson Smith, Roenis Elias

The Red Sox were active on Day 1 of baseball?s winter meetings, sending a reliable starter to Seattle for some bullpen help.


// Red Sox need more out of Pablo Sandoval

The third baseman?s first year in Boston was disappointing, and his contract makes him tough to trade.

7/23/05 -- OPS -- April 15, 1984 photo -- Larry Bird and Dan Shaughnessy w/Globe award SportsBookDan

It was Larry Bird vs. Dan Shaughnessy in a free throw contest

The Celtics? legend had injured his hand in a bar fight, but was more than happy to accept the sportswriter?s challenge in 1985.

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// It?s time to banish the racist legacy of Tom Yawkey

There shouldn?t be a street and T stop named after the late Red Sox owner in 21st-century Boston.

Miley Cyrus performing at the House of Blues on Sunday.

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Excessive to a fault, Cyrus steamrolls the House of Blues

Miley Cyrus, with the Flaming Lips behind her, delivers an overblown performance long on style and short on substance at the House of Blues.

Opinion | Andrew Schlesinger

No solutions for old age

Andrew Schlesinger?s mother remains stubbornly alive ? opinionated, headstrong, loving, driven. But her body is betraying her.

//[1]-1717[1].jpg 4 years later, double slaying still mystifies police

An official declined to speculate on possible suspects or motives, but released new details about the Andover couple?s final day.


// Turns out Tom Brady can both throw and catch

One of the few highlights of the Patriots?s pitiful loss to the Eagles Sunday was the trick play that involved Tom Brady catching a pass.

Nantucket native Meghan Trainor received a Grammy nomination for best new artist.

Grammy nominations represent diverse tastes

The nominations for the 58th Grammy Awards reflected diverse styles, and included a healthy representation of Boston-area artists.

Former Providence officer Tony Lepore directed traffic in 2012.

Providence ?cop? dances into debate about race

Tony Lepore stutter-stepped into the Black Lives Matter debate and danced a step too far.

// Why didn?t anyone stop Doctor Hardy?

There were inappropriate sexual contact allegations against Dr. Roger Ian Hardy for decades. How did no one notice?

Ground Game

// Could Martin O?Malley get zero delegates in Iowa?

This is a strong possibility for a candidate who has spent more time campaigning in the Hawkeye State than his primary rivals.

Globe Santa

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Globe investigations

// 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'

// 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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Globe photos of the month: November 2015

A look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.