Ted Kennedy Jr. criticizes brother on new book

The oldest son of the late Edward M. Kennedy said Patrick Kennedy’s new book is an “inaccurate and unfair portrayal of our family.”

State’s shrinking rainy day fund sparks concern

Despite an economy on the upswing, leaders have been taking money out of the state’s savings account to paper over budget holes.

epa04962686 Afghan security forces patrol in Kunduz, Afghanistan, 04 October 2015. The strategic northern city of Kunduz has been under siege since it was captured by the Taliban on 28 September. Afghan forces have reclaimed control of all government buildings, but local officials and residents said the Taliban still control some neighbourhoods. EPA/JAWED KARGAR

Medical group says it will depart Afghan city

Doctors Without Borders said it would leave the Afghan city of Kunduz after an airstrike that killed 22.

From top, Joseph Amoroso, Bella’s biological father; Rachelle Bond; and her boyfriend, Michael McCarthy.

A look at Bella before she was Baby Doe

Bella Bond was in many ways a typical toddler. But her young life was hanging by a thread.

Vehicles were stranded on US 17 near Georgetown, S.C., on Sunday.

Mic Smith/Associated Press

S.C. residents told to stay home amid flooding

Rain and flooding in South Carolina cut power to thousands, closed many roads, and prompted officials to tell residents to stay indoors.

Some of the ammunition seized from the apartment in Pelham, N.H.

N.H. police seize seven guns from apartment of naked man

Police said they also found 10,000 rounds of ammunition in the apartment of a naked man who had fired into the walls.

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As a 26-year-old killer gunned down victims inside a college classroom, he spared one student and gave him a package to deliver to authorities.

A mural on Church Street with its shops, restaurants, and sometimes musicians in downtown Burlington.



A city that has all Vermont’s best to offer

Whether you’re looking to shop, cycle, snack or sip, tap into the sweetness of Burlington.

Sports announcer Don Orsillo waves from the broadcast booth following a video tribute during the eighth inning of a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Don Orsillo signs off final broadcast with message for fans

In his final broadcast, the popular Red Sox announcer thanked fans for their outpouring of support.

If John Farrell (above) at any point is not healthy enough to manage the Red Sox in 2016, Torey Lovullo will be present and prepared to take over.


If Red Sox start slowly in 2016, there could be trouble

The Sox have unintentionally created a potential combustible dugout situation as they prepare for 2016.

Traffic enforcement officers walked past a car parked on Water Street in late September.

Six things to keep in mind about Boston parking rules

If you don’t know these tips, you could end up with an unwelcome present tucked under your windshield wiper.

Rob Gronkowski is more than a fun-loving goof

Gronkowski wouldn’t be such a dominant football player if he were as dense as he tries to portray himself.

Fall has fallen behind, but tourists, inns will benefit

One of the warmest Septembers on record has delayed New England’s spectacular riot of fall colors — but the show must go on.

Ruth Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/1004_graham-637.jpg The unbearable loneliness of creative work

Creative workers may be so spent by the time they get home they are unable to have quality time with their families.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Joan_Vennochi_150px-1457.jpg The two faces of organized labor

As members of the Teamsters face extortion charges over a TV show, SEIU Local 509 is working with government to reform DCF.

HUBweek 2015

Special section

HUBweek coverage

HUBweek is a look at the latest and coolest art, science, and technology in the Boston area.

The Big Picture

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Globe photos of the month

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers in September.


BetaBoston | Innovation Economy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kirsner-photo-920x526[1]-4929--90x90.jpg Insight is failure’s silver lining

Failure is an enormously powerful learning experience for entrepreneurs — yet most are happy to leave it behind them, undiscussed.


JOHN L. ALLEN JR. | All Things Catholic

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/04/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/allen-1086.jpg As synod approaches, Francis is a man in the middle

The Oct. 4 to 25 summit of prelates from around the world is a critically important moment for the pontiff.

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