Drug deals reported in Boston veterans shelter

Some say that drug deals are conducted inside the shelter despite recent reports that three residents died of apparent overdoses.

critic?s notebook

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A wave of plays by female writers show audiences starkly realistic portraits of contemporary teens and the challenges they face.

Republican Donald Trump has been heralding his standing in many recent polls while rival Jeb Bush downplays them.

Associated Press file 2015

Voter surveys saturate run-up to early primaries

The number of polls of GOP voters in the first three primary and caucus states has skyrocketed nearly 90 percent compared to 2012.

Carbon monoxide poisoning suspected in death of two in Milford

Two others in the duplex were taken to the hospital for what is believed to be carbon monoxide poisoning, officials said.

Indian Creek overflowed on Christmas Day in Madison County, Ala.

Alabama tornado adds to Christmas storm woes

People were trapped inside damaged houses and several others were taken to hospitals for minor injuries, an official said.

Two found dead in car in Maine after 911 call

Maine State Police say two people were found dead in a parked car Christmas morning and the deaths are suspicious.

Firefighters battled a blaze in Everett following a standoff with a man there on Christmas Day.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Police arrest man outside burning Everett home

Police took an armed 53-year-old man into custody outside his burning home after he allegedly fired shots earlier in the day.

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Pre-dawn hill-running, visits to the gym, jogging. For some, Christmas was just another day for a workout.

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Last winter?s record-breaking snowfall might be just an unpleasant memory for many, but some continue to deal with its aftereffects.

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is about to make your trip a little bit easier ? and a lot more caffeinated.

Some say the fist- bump, a familiar sight in sports, is a tradition begun by baseball Hall of Famer Stan Musial.

Globe Staff/file

For athletes, personal touch is part of the game

High-fives and fist-bumps permeate sports from youth leagues to the pros. And one study suggests it just might help a team win.

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It was a 60-plus-degree Christmas, a winter holiday marked suddenly by backyard barbecues and unhurried games of catch.

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We covered the top stories in business and finance. Were you paying attention?

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The delivery company is being excoriated on social media from customers missing everything from clothes to food.

Lucara Diamond Corp.?s 1,111-carat diamond recovered from Bottswana, the world's second largest gem quality diamond ever recovered.

Why it?s hard to put a price on world?s biggest diamonds

Figuring out what diamonds like the golf-ball-size, 357-carat rock found this year in Lesotho are worth can prove difficult.

Fan makes ?crybaby? motion near LeBron ? and gets caught

Unfortunately, the star basketball player turned around right as the fan began the mocking motion.

Emilio Guzman.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Roslindale man, 77, caps a full life with a diploma

Retired mechanic Emilio Guzman, seeking to set an example for his family, kept at it, even when the odds seemed bleak.

The New England Patriots and the New York Jets at the line of scrimmage for a snap during a NFL football game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. (Winslow Townson/AP Images for Panini)


Patriots? keys to victory over the Jets

A close look at Sunday?s matchup, with an emphasis on who has the edge in the passing and running games.

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 20: Joey Iosefa #47 of the New England Patriots carries the ball during the first half against the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on December 20, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Joey Iosefa had a bullish impact on Patriots? ground game

The sturdy rookie announced his presence emphatically in last Sunday?s win over Tennessee.

Steve Harvey.

Steve Harvey wishes you and yours a Merry Easter

The comedian poked fun at his Miss Universe gaffe on Twitter.

What will the biggest MBTA stories be in 2016?

In the new year, we?ll be debating MBTA fare hikes, the Green Line extension, service cuts, and more.

Duxbury School Superintendent Ben Tantillo in his office.

Bella English

Work-free, stress-free for the winter break

The Duxbury superintendent declared the holidays to be homework-free because of the stress on students, parents, and teachers.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Advance/Images/1225stryderroom.jpg Giving Strider Wolf a start

Those who would roll back services that are an essential part of lifting children out of poverty would do well to remember Strider.

Ground Game

ground game

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After several confounding statements on foreign policy and then fighting claims he made about his own life for weeks, Ben Carson?s poll numbers have tanked.

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 Big Picture

 A Lebanese woman wearing a Santa Claus costume sings during a Christmas event, in downtown Beirut on Dec. 19. (Hussein Malla/Associated Press)

Hussein Malla/Associated Press

The Big picture

Santas everywhere

They come in all shapes and sizes, donning the iconic red suit and hat that symbolize modern-day Christmas.

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.