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Globe photos of the month, November 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the November elections, the tree lighting at Downtown Crossing, Veterans Day, and football at Fenway Park. Derek Martin and his son, Auriel, of...Show More Summary

All Eyes on DeAndre Bembry as Saint Joseph’s Looks to Surprise

As you’d expect late in a tie game, veteran Saint Joseph’s coach Phil Martelli drew up a play that heavily involved his best player. After all, junior DeAndre Bembry — whom Florida coach Mike White had just called the day before “their pro” — was the Atlantic 10’s top scorer last season, while also leading the Hawks in rebounds, assists, and steals. Show More Summary

WATCH: G.I. Driver Is Empowering Veterans One Car at a Time

Rich Bodmer started G.I. Driver to help get veterans back into the workforce and make t heir transition back into day to day life a little bit easier. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

Veteran Actor, One of TV’s First Men in Space, Dead at 88 — Known for Role on One of the Few Shows to Air on All Four Early TV Networks

An actor known for his role on a science-fiction series from the early days of television has died. We Love Soaps reports that Al Markim, who played Astro on “Tom Corbett, Space Cadet,” died Nov. 24. He was 88. The...

Lakers to host surging Indiana Pacers tonight

The Lakers (2-13) will play their second game in as many days when they host the Indiana Pacers (10-5) Sunday night after losing to the Trail Blazers (7-10) in Portland on Saturday. Coach Byron Scott and veteran All-Star Kobe Bryant have yet to decide on Bryant's status for the Pacers, after he...

Kick A Ginger Day: ‘South Park’ Episode Inspires Real-Life Violence Against Redheads At Massachusetts Middle School

“Kick a Ginger Day” was inspired by an episode of the show South Park, but the day intended to bully kids with red hair turned real for one Massachusetts school and its students. A group of students at Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School decided to act out the now 10-year-old South Park episode, in which... Show More Summary

PBC on ESPN results: Erislandy Lara dominates, stops Jan Zaveck in 3

Erislandy Lara had no trouble tonight with Jan Zaveck, beating his veteran opponent quickly. Jan Zaveck looked like a 39-year-old welterweight past his better days tonight. Erislandy Lara looked like an in-prime junior middleweight.Show More Summary

For one World War II veteran, a day to give thanks for ‘one more sunrise’

Dick Graff fought with the Army in World War II and now passes on his lessons about life to school children.

For Veterans Day Next Year: Let's Stay Out of Unnecessary Foreign Wars

Another Veterans Day, another celebration of those who served in America's military. The holiday began as Armistice Day after World War I, marking the end of that horrific conflict. In 1954 Congress renamed the day to honor all of America's military personnel. Memorial Day typically is more somber, since it commemorates those who died while serving. Show More Summary

The Parades Are Over. Where Are Your Vets?

November 12 falls after Veteran's Day. Flags are furled. High school bands have returned home. If you were like many Americans on November 12 of this year, you did take time to honor those who have fought - and still fight for - our country. Show More Summary

Darrelle Revis has a concussion, Nick Mangold has severe cuts on hand

Two key Jets veterans left Sunday’s 24-17 loss to the Texans with injuries that will leave their status for next Sunday’s game against the Dolphins in doubt for at least a few days. Cornerback Darrelle Revis has been diagnosed with a concussion after leaving the game in the third quarter with a head injury. Revis was injured…

When a WWII Veteran is a Spectator at a Marathon, This is What Should Happen

This is awesome. I meant to post it last week on Veteran's Day, but forgot. Thank you for your service. Steve in a Speedo

National Homeless Awareness Month: Homes for Those who Protect Ours

It's a fortuitous coincidence that Veteran 's Day takes place during National Homeless Awareness Month. According to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, veterans are twice as likely as other Americans to become chronically homeless. Show More Summary

Here's How To Actually Thank Veterans For Their Service

As a Marine veteran, I've heard the "thank you for your service" phrase again and again, especially during last week's Veterans Day celebrations. Maybe I should feel honored, but more often I feel annoyed, because many times it comes across like an empty gesture (I am not referring here to the heartfelt instances). Show More Summary

Florida City Commission Accidentally Said the Pledge of Allegiance Without “Under God”

A week before Veteran's Day, the Mayor of Kissimmee, Florida had every intention of saying the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of the City Commission meeting. But just to make things interesting, he decided to play a video of entertainer Red Skelton's famous bit defining every word in the Pledge. Show More Summary

Marine Combat Vet Faces Deportation for Legally Using Cannabis to Treat His PTSD

These veterans suffered serious trauma of the kind that fuels the horrifying suicide rate among combat veterans. Given that on an average day 22 American combat veterans commit suicide, it’s a species of miracle that Ivano Rodriguez is still alive. Show More Summary

Grant names its basketball court after Coach Howie Levine

Grant High in Van Nuys proclaimed Thursday as "Howie Levine Day." Its veteran basketball coach, entering his 30th season, showed up to the alumni game wearing his typical orange socks. At halftime, the principal presented him two viles of fake blood in the school colors of orange and brown. Then,...

Operation Love Story: A Service for Those Who Serve

The D-Tales was privileged to provide a deserving military couple, this Veterans Day, to honor their love and service. The D-Tales organized a group of local wedding professionals and vendors to donate 100% of their services and products to the couple for THEIR service. Show More Summary

The One-Five-15 Challenge

Veteran's Day is a time for all Americans to take a day off and thank our servicemembers and veterans for their sacrifices in stepping up to protect our country's freedom. The week after Veterans Day is when our active duty go back to their installations, and the rest of Americans go back to business in their regular lives. Show More Summary

Bringing Help and Hope to Those who Care for U.S. Veterans

My post today is co-authored with Easter Seals friend and partner SENATOR ELIZABETH DOLE As another Veterans Day passes, and the nation honors the brave men and women who have worn the uniform, we also pay special tribute to the many who returned home with life-changing physical or mental wounds, injuries and illnesses. Show More Summary

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