Dozens in Boston face charges for Ferguson protest

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans held a press conference to discuss the protests Tuesday night.

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An estimated 1,400 demonstrators took part in protests, and at one point marched onto the Mass. Ave. Connector near I-93.


// Where is the voice of moral authority for Ferguson?

There was no one to comfort the aggrieved and convince them that violence is not the answer.

A spin-out along I-95 South in Lexington around 1:30 p.m. affected the holiday commute.

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Boston will face a slushy mess this afternoon

Several inches of snow have already accumulated in some areas of western Mass., which could see up to 14 inches.

// Catholic priest sentenced for rapes at Ipswich camp

The Rev. Richard McCormick, 73, will spend eight to 10 years in prison for raping a boy multiple times in the 1980s.

// Ruth Bader Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage

The 81-year-old Supreme Court Justice had surgery Wednesday to place a stent in her right coronary artery.

Between Boston and Oakland, Jon Lester went 16-11 with a 2.46 ERA last seasonPhoto by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty

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Jon Lester has plenty of options in addition to Red Sox

The Red Sox should be — and may be — the front-runners for Lester, but the Cubs, among others, make sense, too.

// When the going got tough, the Patriots got better

The midseason stretch that was to define the Patriots’ season seems to be doing just that.

Each year a few days before Thanksgiving, Lincoln-Sudbury coach Tom Lopez takes his seniors out to dinner.

High School Football

Pre-Thanksgiving rituals almost as important as games

For many schools, the days before the final football game are a chance to celebrate the season.

Thanksgiving for dummies

Have you started panicking yet? Don’t worry, here are some tips to make your turkey day go smoothly.

// Fox may go dark on Thanksgiving

The new owner of Boston’s Fox affiliate is in a heated showdown with Verizon over a proposed rate increase to carry Fox programming.

Evan Horowitz

// Is Black Friday really a good time to shop?

Despite all the deals being touted on TV and in ads, genuine bargains will be difficult to find.


// Board games are back, and Boston’s a player

Plenty of people still play board games, including average folk who partake at home, in game cafes, and at massive conventions.

Channing Tatum (left) and Mark Ruffalo play the Schultz brothers, wrestling gold medalists who fell into the orbit of an unstable du Pont heir, portrayed by Steve Carell (top),

Movie Review

‘Foxcatcher’ a quietly devastating drama

As the reclusive millionaire John E. du Pont, Steve Carell gives a career-changer of a performance.



// The media’s version of Ferguson

The camera tells the truth, but it’s usually not the whole truth.

The Big Picture

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Reaction in Ferguson, Mo.

Demonstrators gathered in Ferguson, Mo., ahead of the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown death, and reacted after learning there would be no indictments.