Two men killed in three-alarm fire in the North End

Hanover Street in the North End of Boston.

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One man jumped from the burning building, and the other was found dead inside. They are Boston?s first two fire-related fatalities of 2017.

//[1].jpg Trump calls father of freed UCLA player an ?ungrateful fool?

President Trump resumed taunting the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China.

Boston, MA - 11/21/17 - Jeff Lentz (cq), of Bay City, Michigan, checks out Celtics gear at the Boston ProShop in TD Garden. He was in town visiting his brother.

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Celtics bandwagon is growing as winning streak goes on

The Celtics? season started with disaster, a devastating injury to Gordon Hayward. But the team has found an unexpected spark as it has won 16 straight, and green fever is building.

North Attleboro police shoot, kill coyote that attacked resident

A woman was in the middle of telling officers about a coyote when it suddenly appeared and attacked her.

US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 found

A plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said.

// Shifting gears, Baker urges ban on handheld devices while driving

A bill pending in the House would fine drivers $100 for the first offense ? and up to $500 for subsequent offenses ? for handling a mobile device.

// White House military personnel accused of improper contact with foreign women

The misconduct reportedly occurred while the military members were traveling with President Trump on his recent trip to Asia.

// Charlie Rose ousted by both CBS and PBS after allegations

CBS fired the TV show host on Tuesday, and not long afterward, PBS canceled distribution of his self-titled nightly interview program.

Boston, MA - 11/21/17 - Sister Marie-Judith Dupuy (cq) gave a passionate defense of TPS. MIRA's 13th annual Thanksgiving luncheon at the State House was held the morning after the Trump administration decided to revoke the TPS status for more than 50,000 Haitians around the nation. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff) Reporter: (Cristela Guerra) Topic: (22SharedTable)

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Haitian immigrants vow to continue fight for protected status

The Trump administration said it will end a humanitarian program that gives refuge to 59,000 Haitians left destitute after the horrific 2010 earthquake.

Ruth Gordon, 89, took a vision test at Mass. Eye and Ear, where she is being treated for age-related macular degeneration.

Mass. Eye and Ear says it needs larger system to thrive

After years of financial losses, and despite growing patient numbers, Mass. Eye and Ear hospital leaders say they can no longer go it alone.

Kayakers glide past Canada Geese on the Charles River in Weston.

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A twinge of remorse for the turkey: Maybe we should feast on Canada geese

Turkeys, the state?s official game bird, roost uneasily near the top of our national bird hierarchy. Our relationship with Canada geese is less complicated. And some people claim they?re delicious.

// Cambridge boy feeds the homeless, one meal at a time

Since summer, Liam Hannon has passed out handmade lunches from a green wagon he pulls around Cambridge, alongside his dad, Scott.

2017 Thanksgiving recipes

// Ten easy recipes to get you through Thanksgiving

Think of this as a new era in the kitchen. Cut down on how much you make this Thanksgiving and the time you spend making it. We?ve pared down classic recipes and given them all lots of flavor.

// When did Thanksgiving become so stressful?

The pre-holiday scare machine can make you forget that we?re ?celebrating? a holiday.

Boston MA 11/24/16 Catholic Memorial players reaching to touch the trophy after they defeated Boston College High during Thanksgiving Day football at Boston College High. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: 25bchigh reporter:

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High School Football

It?s Thanksgiving rivalry week. What?s your team?s record?

Across Massachusetts, traditional rivals will square off Thursday. Check the numbers and be the most-informed person in the stands.

// One in three Americans dreads political talk at Thanksgiving, poll finds

The debate over whether to talk politics at Thanksgiving ? or not ? is about as American as the traditional feast itself.

// Longtime Somerville court clerk Tomasone suspended amid investigation

The trial court suspended Tomasone without pay for two weeks over allegations that he had his secretary doing his personal business on court time.

Jack E. Robinson III ran against Edward M. Kennedy for US Senate in 2000.

Jack E. Robinson, frequent GOP candidate, found dead in Duxbury

Jack E. Robinson III was known for persistent and often colorful quests for major elective offices that frequently created distress for Massachusetts Republicans.

Traffic in Los Angeles was everyone?s worst Thanksgiving travel nightmare

Those trying to beat the pre-holiday traffic in Los Angeles this year were in for an unpleasant surprise.

Mexico City, Mexico -- 11/19/2017 - New England Patriots Dion Lewis celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of their 2017 NFL Mexico Game at the Estadio Azteca. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Patriots Reporter:


Are all of the Patriots? problems solved?

In this week?s film study, we examine how New England improved since the bye and how the team fared against the Raiders.

// Matt Ryan is having twins ? and another reminder of the 28-3 Super Bowl lead his team blew

It took exactly 22 minutes for Patriots Twitter world to seize the opportunity.

// Caroline Rose Kennedy, arrested after Cape Cod party, to attend diversion program

The case against the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy will be dismissed if she successfully completes the program.

// Mass. is getting one step closer to legal marijuana sales

The Cannabis Control Commission is pushing to write a first draft of new rules permitting the legal sale of marijuana by the end of the year.

Rosie O'Donnell and Elizabeth Rooney


Rosie O?Donnell?s new girlfriend is a Worcester cop

The actress and former talk show host met Elizabeth Rooney while in town shooting the Showtime series ?SMILF.?

Former teen idol David Cassidy dies at 67

David Cassidy was in ?The Partridge Family? in the early 70s and became a superstar, selling millions of records as the musical group?s lead singer.

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One hundred years ago, one of the world?s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston?s famed orchestra.

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// In Billerica, a cell block for young men holds promise

Early next year, the Middlesex Jail and House of Correction will become one of the first in the nation to create a dedicated, service-rich cell block for young men.

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