Marty Walsh dominates Tito Jackson in poll

Walsh holds a 35-point lead in the mayoral race, according to the Suffolk University/Globe survey.

Alex Cora (above) helped develop many of the Astros’ key players.


Alex Cora has a lot of things to figure out quickly with Red Sox

There can’t be any excuses about Cora, the Red Sox’s new manager, being a rookie getting his feet wet.

The fenced-in area where a 7-year-old boy was killed by two pit bulls is seen in Lowell.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Mauling witness: ‘He was already gone as soon as we got there’

A Lowell neighborhood remained in shock Sunday, one day after a 7-year-old boy was killed by two pit bulls.

// Elizabeth Warren starts warming up to the media

The change in strategy is significant for the US senator, who cites “the urgency of the moment” in the era of President Trump.

// ‘It was like a bad cartoon,’ Warren says of harassment incident

“He’s chasing me around the desk, trying to get his hands on me,” she recalled. “And I kept saying, ‘You don’t want to do this. . . . Please don’t do this.’ ”

// Truck rolls over at Sullivan Square rotary, spilling metal, snarling traffic

The accident was causing traffic headaches on I-93 South and other roads in the area.

// At least 67 civilians found slain in town abandoned by ISIS

At least 35 people were found shot, their bodies dumped in a shaft.

// BC Strong Scholarship honors Marathon bombings survivors

Jack Manning will be the first recipient of the scholarship, given in honor of BC graduate Patrick Downes and his wife, Jessica.

// Fidelity looks at whether fund unit’s culture is hostile to women

The Boston financial giant has hired a consultant to examine its stock-picking division after the recent firing of two senior employees.

// Officers call Puerto Rico trip ‘overwhelming, humbling’

On Sunday, some of the officers attended the “A Taste of the Caribbean” fund-raiser for the devastated island.

// Talk about the travel ban is costing US a lot of money

Experts say each time the ban makes headlines, it turns off more travelers from a potential visit here.

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Patriots 23, Falcons 7

// Patriots control Falcons from start in Super Bowl rematch

The New England defense ruled the night, and Tom Brady was efficient in the victory.

Foxborough, MA - 10/22/2017: Patriots defensive lineman Adam Butler sacks Matt Ryan during 2nd quarter action. The New England Patriots host the Atlanta Falcons at Gillette Stadium. Jim Davis / Globe staff

Jim Davis/Globe Staff


Patriots-Falcons II was clearly a mismatch

It looked like the Super Bowl loss still weighed heavy on the Falcons’ minds and their season.

Foxborough, MA - 10/22/2017: Patriots celebrate as Atlanta QB Matt Ryan walks off the field after goal line stand during 4th quarter action. Taylor Gabriel on ground after failed running play. The New England Patriots host the Atlanta Falcons at Gillette Stadium. Jim Davis / Globe staff

Jim Davis/Globe staff


More proof that the defense has improved

Better communication has led to better defensive play the last three weeks, especially against Atlanta.

// For many at Gillette, it was nothing to see here

As heavy fog rolled in, viewing for those high up in the stadium was very limited.


// A second term for Mayor Walsh

Mayor Martin Walsh of Boston deserves election to a second term on Nov. 7.

Whitney Scharer sold her first novel for more than $1 million.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

How an Arlington author got a million-dollar book deal

Whitney Scharer’s debut novel, “The Age of Light,” was bought for more than $1 million after a bidding war involving a dozen publishers.

David Letterman acknowledged the audience during Sunday’s event.

Late-night TV icon David Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

Letterman was celebrated Sunday for his record run on late-night TV and innovative comedy routines.

// Thinking outside the mold, with 3-D printers that make objects of steel

A new generation of 3-D printers are designed to make products as tough as steel — for less money


Weston asks: Should Trump be impeached?

On Thursday at 7 p.m., the League of Women Voters of Weston will co-host a forum on the issue.

Fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal

Chef Todd English

Chef Todd English accused of harassing waitress

According to The New York Daily News, a server at Todd English Food Hall in Manhattan has filed a court complaint.

// Dozens of accusations made against writer/director James Toback

Many of the women, who were interviewed by the Los Angeles Times, said Toback performed a sex act during the incidents.

Season Ticket Podcast

// Tom Brady’s play at age 40 ‘astonishing,’ Al Michaels says

Broadcaster Al Michaels is on the call for this week’s Sunday Night Football game between the Patriots and Falcons.

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// Nurse’s aide plays video games while a vet dies at VA hospital

The Bedford VA hospital admitted its care for Bill Nutter was not “up to our standards,” but the reality was uglier. Now, the FBI is investigating.

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President Kennedy forged a revolution for people with intellectual disabilities.

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The Amazon bid

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// Dear Jeff Bezos: Come and help us build a better Boston together

An open letter to the owner of Amazon, proposing a true partnership that rewrites the relationship between a city and the big companies that call it home.


// Meet the animal scientist trying to grow human organs — in pigs

Without Dr. Pablo Juan Ross the groundbreaking creation of a part-human, part-animal chimera might not have been possible.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.

Real Estate

What is it like to live in Windsor?

The town Nathaniel Hawthorne once described as a “bare, bleak spot fit, for nothing but sheep’’ is still largely off the grid (broadband is available only in town buildings).