Walsh seeks rise in construction fees to expand housing

Mayor Martin Walsh will ask developers to add to the affordably priced units they build or fund affordable units elsewhere.

Medford officer resigns after remarks during traffic stop

A video showed Officer Stephen LeBert telling a driver during that he would “put a hole right in your head.”

Plymouth Ma 10/13/2015 Entergy is closing the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.Photograph is from position allowed by company. The smaller building in middle of picture is the Turbine Building and the taller building to the right is the where the Reactor is located (Brownish Color) Staff/Photographer Jonathan Wiggs Topic: Reporter

Decommissioning Pilgrim could take decades

Entergy provided few details on how it will mothball the plant, which could be a slow and contentious process.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Pilgrim_484399.jpg Safety ruling played a role in decision to close Pilgrim

Company officials said a ruling to downgrade the Pilgrim plant’s safety rating helped prompt them to decide to close it.

Authorities said former NBA player Lamar Odom was found unconscious at the Love Ranch in Crystal, Nev., about 70 miles outside of Las Vegas.

Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom found unconscious at Nev. brothel

Odom played at the University of Rhode Island and was a member of Lakers teams that faced the Celtics twice in the NBA Finals.

Governor, mayor differ on charter-school plans

Mayor Marty Walsh said expanding charter schools at the speed Governor Charlie Baker prefers would be a dangerous move.

Jeb Bush spoke about healthcare reform at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., on Tuesday.

Jeb Bush goes after anti-obesity video game

A small Texas company making an app to teach parents how to get their kids to eat veggies finds itself in the crosshairs, yet again.

Joseph Ward (right) appeared in Brookline District Court with his attorney, Benjamin Urbelis.

Ted Fitzgerald/Pool

Firefighter allegedly beat man over slow order at taqueria

Witnesses said the Brookline firefighter asked the customer in front of him to hurry up, then fought him outside.

Secretary of State John Kerry took questions Tuesday in Cambridge from Harvard professor Graham Allison (right) among others.

In Cambridge appearance, John Kerry defends strategy vs. extremists

Kerry said that the US is working to challenge the Islamic State in a fashion that does not lead to an on-the-ground American military presence.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_marshfield_arraignment.jpg Two people plead not guilty in Marshfield man’s death

Michael Moscaritolo and his girlfriend, Lauren Kalil, are accused of participating in the killing of Robert McKenna.

Clinton, Sanders clash on capitalism, gun control

Economic issues immediately rose to the forefront of the Democratic Party’s first debate of the 2016 race for the White House.

Hugh Hefner signed copies in 2007 of a Playboy publication that reproduced the magazine’s first edition in 1953.

Ty Burr

The naked truth about Playboy and modern sexuality

Playboy ceased to matter as a cultural taboo-buster even before the first dirty picture went up on the Internet.

EMC chairman and CEO Joe Tucci.


EMC’s defense of employee noncompetes stunted growth of startups

EMC’s stance on noncompetes inhibited the growth of a strong storage and data management ecosystem here.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/dante_ramos-1391.jpg EMC sale holds lesson for Mass.

The state should build its future on the free movement of brainpower, not on today’s corporate giants.

Mr. Finnegan (left), with Ellen Lane of Squantum (center) and Stephen Finnegan of Milton.

Former mayoral candidate, radio host David Finnegan dies at 74

Finnegan also was a lawyer and had served as president of the Boston School Committee.

Scituate resident Charlie Wall (left) greeted Governor Charlie Baker after the grants were announced.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Scituate, Hull among towns receiving cash to repair sea walls

The state will give $10 million in grants and low-interest loans to municipalities to repair storm-battered sea walls, and aging dams and levees.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/09/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kreiter_tags4_biz.jpg Owners of Tags Hardware ring up last sales

Simon Shapiro and Mardi Moran are selling the Porter Square mainstay, in the family for 60 years, to another hardware merchant.

Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Hector Rondon (56) celebrates after striking out St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Stephen Piscotty (55) to win Game 4 in baseball's National League Division Series, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs won 4-6. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)


Cubs flex muscles against Cardinals, advance to NLCS

The Cubs hit three home runs as they eliminated the Cardinals in Game 4.

Dan Okrent in 2003.


The accidental godfather of fantasy sports

Dan Okrent had an idea that has forever changed (corrupted?) the magical experience of watching professional sports.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Jeff_Jacoby_150px-1406.jpg The power to regulate is the power to destroy

Whether you’re a liberal or conservative, beware of complacency when government regulators gore someone else’s sacred cow.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/150921_KDB_SANDERS_0036.jpg N.H. millennials and politics: It’s complicated

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

The Big Picture

Mic Smith/Associated Press

Historic flooding in South Carolina

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



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Was8962394.jpg Twitter purging 336 workers as new CEO slashes costs

The cutbacks announced Tuesday translate into about 8 percent of Twitter’s workforce of 4,100 people.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/pope150-1006.jpg ‘Yes We Can!’ emerges as rallying cry at 2015 synod

As the synod rolls into its second week, the fundamental divide is clear.