Fearing death, 3 Afghan soldiers sought asylum

A security gate at Camp Edwards, where the three Afghan Army officers had been taking part in a training exercise.


“They catch us, they kill us,” said one of the soldiers who disappeared from a Cape Cod training exercise of the Taliban.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/amherstasdfASdf--90x90.jpg UMass halts drug informant program

The school said it would suspend the program pending a full review after a disclosure that a student informant died of a heroin overdose.

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The tentatively titled West Station is meant to help transform the huge swath of land near the Allston-Brighton tolls.

High Island is a small, uninhabited island a mile off the coast of St. George, Maine

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Costly sales on Maine’s coast end access to cherished sites

As islands pass to real estate developers and billionaires seeking the ultimate getaway, they are increasingly off-limits to the public.

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Charlie Baker’s altered policy stances, say Democrats, hint at a candidate who’s willing to say anything to win over voters.

Monday night’s one-sided loss had Bill Belichick looking downcast. Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff


Patriots went down hard, and there’s a lot of piling on

Listening to the fallout from Monday’s loss made your ears bleed. It was a field day for Patriot haters.

AL wild-card | Royals 9, A’s 8 (12 innings)

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Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, giving the long-suffering Royals a 9-8 victory.

My Morning Cup

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Steve%20Brown.jpg WBUR reporter Steve Brown

My Morning Cup features the coffee rituals that most of us have. Here, the WBUR reporter shares his coffee drinking habits.

Today's Paper

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Read the stories from today’s Boston Globe, and browse previous day’s editions and front page images.