Red Sox name Alex Cora as new manager

Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora watches batting practice before Game 6 of the American League Championship Series baseball game against the New York Yankees Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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The announcement came Sunday, but Cora will continue to serve as bench coach with the Astros through the World Series.

ALEX SPEIER

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The 42-year-old has never managed in the big leagues.

Andrew Mahoney

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Legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully once called a Cora at-bat ‘one of the finest’ he’s ever seen.

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Lowell residents in shock after boy dies in pit bull attack

The boy was mauled Saturday in a fenced-in area where two pit bulls were kept, according to the Middlesex district attorney’s office.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he’s willing to push bipartisan health care legislation if President Trump makes clear he supports it.

Boston's Amazon bid

The Enfield Square Mall has lost its anchor stores and many smaller shops. Could it be the new Amazon headquarters?

In Enfield, Conn., a bid for Amazon tinged with irony

As in many communities across the US, the local mall was killed by Amazon and its e-retail ilk.

Shirley Leung

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It almost doesn’t matter if Amazon picks Boston for its next headquarters. We’ve already won.

A mural on Paris Street in East Boston is part of the #ToImmigrantsWithLove campaign.

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Boston is a city of immigrants, and the signs show it

Descriptive displays and murals are popping up around the city during a time of turmoil for newcomers.

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The report graded Walsh on economic development, public safety, education, and diversity in the city’s workforce. There were no As.

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The Framingham boy who led the department in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade died of brain cancer on Friday.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer and President Timothy Sloan as he testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Elizabeth Warren describes sexual harassment in early teaching job

In a television appearance Sunday morning, the Massachusetts senator joined other prominent women who have spoken out about being harassed or abused.

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The Boston fund giant has hired a consulting firm to examine its stock-picking division after recently firing two senior employees.

Falcons at Patriots | 8:30 p.m. | NBC

Houston, Feb. 5, 2017 - Tom Brady hands off to James White for a touchdown during the fourth quarter at NRG Stadium in the Super Bowl. The Atlanta Falcons play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston on Feb. 5, 2017. Stan Grossfeld / Globe staff.

Chad Finn | unconventional preview

Don’t call this a revenge game for the Falcons

Nothing they do against the Patriots can atone for what happened to them in February.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-13473.jpg There is no way for the Falcons to live down the Super Bowl

Their visit to Foxborough only underscores what happened against the Patriots the last time they played.

Grilled Chicken Wings with Cider Barbecue Sauce.

Cooking | Magazine

Recipes: Wings, pub cheese, and other snacks perfect for watching football

In an excerpt from his new cookbook, Townsman chef/owner Matt Jennings shares foods he loves to eat while watching the Patriots.

Boston 1967

Louise Day Hicks and Kevin White met before a debate on Oct. 30, 1967.

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How the 1967 mayoral race changed Boston

In the 1967 mayoral election, the future and image of Boston seemed at stake — and they were.

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The fine is in response to an incident caught on video Friday night showing Irving shouting an expletive at a fan in Philadelphia.

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The man who will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday looks different from the guy you remember from television.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/Bair_22bikepaths05_tvl.jpg A shining star among bike paths

On the Cape’s Shining Sea Bikeway, you’ll see a snapshot of some of the Commonwealth’s loveliest natural features: ponds, cedar swamps, salt marshes, wooded uplands, even a cranberry bog.

JOB DOC

For today’s professionals, LinkedIn a smart, valuable way to woo interest

If your concern about social media is in relation to your professional life, LinkedIn is the place to invest your time and energy.

Ralph Ravesi prepares a selection of oysters at Eventide Fenway.

quick bite

Eventide Fenway a sleek setting for seafood lovers

This is a consolidated version of Portland’s fancier restaurant in a counter-service setting.

Hundreds of people waited in line to use an ATM in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

The trials of reporting from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Getting to Puerto Rico was hard. Getting around, staying over, and getting off the island? Even harder.

In choreographer Faye Driscoll’s “Thank You for Coming: Play,” performers change out of streetclothes and into costuming.

Dance Review

Faye Driscoll gets ‘Play’-ful at the ICA

The choreographer’s “Thank You for Coming: Play” is painfully serious, and pretentious to boot.

Season Ticket Podcast

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

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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.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Matthew Muspratt

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It’s one thing to read about our national fracture. It’s another to actually see it.

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The Amazon bid

newsroom commentary

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/drone-5771.jpg 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.

STAT

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

Crossword

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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).