Disorder in the House amid leadership crisis

Members of Congress left for a 10-day recess with a fundamental question hanging in the air: Who would be the next speaker?

Little diversity on Baker panel

Governor Baker’s 59-member economic development council is more than 85 percent white and 80 percent male.

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A proposal by Emerson College to transform the historic theater into a dining hall and performance space has sparked fierce opposition.

Both the Citi Shubert and the Boston Lyric Opera said it was an amicable parting of ways.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff


Boston Lyric Opera to leave Citi Shubert Theatre

The move is a seismic development that should ultimately be read as a hopeful omen.

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The price increase was highest in the waterfront neighborhood, boosted by sales in luxury buildings.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Crime rises after shelter arrives in Newmarket area

The uptick in criminal activity comes after 400 homeless men recently moved into a new $10 million shelter in the area.

FBI arrests Everett man in murder-for-hire plot

The suspect allegedly planned to wear a mask that would disguise himself as a black man when he committed the execution in NYC.

Michael Moscaritolo and Lauren Kalil

Two more arrested in Marshfield home invasion killing

The arrests were made in a grisly home invasion that left a man dead as thieves made off with his valuables.

Mayor Walsh snapped a selfie (top) and spoke to worshipers at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Mayor Walsh stands with Hub’s Muslims

The mayor joined Muslim leaders Friday, distancing Boston from the coordinated anti-Islam rallies planned elsewhere.


Rail trails an exercise in patience, planning, productivity

Communities such as Danvers have converted underutilized old tracks into a valuable recreational resource.


Pilgrim nuclear plant a scary prospect for South Shore

There’s no way to sugar coat the electric news flowing out of Entergy Corp.’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station these days.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady answers a question during a news conference prior an NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. The Patriots will travel to Dallas to face the Cowboys on Sunday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Report: Tom Brady’s guru accused of making false claims

The FTC is accusing Alex Guerrero of impersonating a doctor and making unsubstantiated claims that his products cure concussions and cancer.

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President Obama is in Oregon to meet with families of victims of last week’s deadly college shooting.

The SUV hit an interior cinder block wall.

Walter Meireles

SUV plows into crowd at car auction, injuring 8

At the time of the crash in Framingham, a 78-year-old “contract driver” was moving a BMW that was on display inside.

A house on rue du Portail, the street where the author stayed  for a week in Valros, in the South of France. Her fellow travelers were united by winning an auction at a Worcester charity event.


When impulse at a charity auction leads to the South of France

The author and her fellow travelers were united by winning an auction at a Worcester charity event.

Dining Out reviews

Where should you eat this week?

Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

Men’s fashion expert Jeff Lahens, at Frank & Oak on Newbury Street, says it’s important for men to know what they are looking for.

How to select the right men’s suit

A good suit is a loyal companion, accompanying a man through some of life’s most significant moments.

Friday’s high school football scores

Check out the final scores from Friday’s high school football games in and around Greater Boston.

Opinion & Ideas

Michael A. Cohen

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The political equation has shifted and, Clinton is being pushed to stake out more liberal positions.

Ground Game

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There are two key concepts to understand when it comes to the millennial vote in New Hampshire.

The Big Picture

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Historic flooding in South Carolina

Residents face uncertainty as they cope with major flooding after record-settings rains.


Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

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The courtyard behind the Charles Hotel holds a mirror to what we’re good at, and how we could get even better.


John L. Allen Jr.

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If there’s anyone on the planet who really doesn’t need help attracting interest, it’s probably Pope Francis.