Fury of storm may have been too much for El Faro crew

On a vessel buffeted by 50-foot waves and winds estimated at up to 140 mph, lifeboats become impossible to drop into the sea.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/aaA[1]-8669--90x90.jpg Pilot who died on Phoenix-Boston flight identified

The pilot of the American Airlines flight was Michael Johnston, 57, who was based out of Phoenix.

$3m plan to improve senior, disabled housing in Boston

The Boston Housing Authority is making the upgrades to community areas at 22 housing sites across the city.

Chris Masci, owner of New England Open Markets, chatted with Barbara Rietscha, owner of Stow Greenhouses. The South End Open Market at SoWa will move to a new location next year.

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Bitter split muddles future of South End markets

Because of an ugly business divorce, a market currently in the “SoWa” district will move to a grimy parcel under the I-93 overpass.

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A DraftKings worker who had improperly posted proprietary information online won $350,000 on rival site FanDuel.

Workers from the Boston Water and Sewer Commission repaired a broken water main on Prince Street in the North End on Tuesday.

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North End street closed to repair broken water main

Prince Street will have to be closed, at least between Salem and Hanover streets, for a large portion of the day.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/200_ted_patrick_kennedy.jpg What are the rules regarding memoirs and privacy?

Patrick Kennedy’s book has sparked conversations about his decision to reveal intimate family details.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/200_taakati_kajita.jpg Canadian, Japanese physicists receive Nobel Prize

Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald discovered the ‘‘chameleon-like’’ nature of neutrinos, organizers said.

Jonathan Carlson

Rent in Boston solo or having a roommate, what’s scarier?

Yes, you’d have to share your couch, your fridge, your shower with a stranger. But grown-ups having housemates isn’t as crazy as you think.

Landlord Allen Mathurin had his second floor apartment at 207 Blue Hill Avenue inspected by Marcio Fonseca Jr. (above), a Boston Inspectional Services Department Housing inspector.

Despite city effort, Boston lags in apartment inspections

The city had hoped to complete 44,000 inspections by year’s end. So far, only about 10,000 have been inspected.

Art Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/2.TheShipbuilderandhisWife_Rembrandt.jpg Dynamic Dutch society captured in superb MFA show

“Class Distinctions” is the finest group exhibition mounted in Boston in over a decade.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/3a77e26ebd284412b2b126b25ecbd924-3a77e26ebd284412b2b126b25ecbd924-0[1]-4753--90x90.jpg General Mills recalling 1.8 million Cheerios boxes over gluten risk

Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced at a plant in California labeled gluten-free actually contain wheat.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/braya150-4103.jpg Unexpected death of teen YouTube star saddens family, friends

A family known pseudonymously as “the Bratayleys,” which has amassed a massive online following, has been struck by tragedy.

Shortstop Xander Bogaerts is one of a handful of young players the Red Sox will count on in 2016.

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A look at the Red Sox roster entering hot stove season

The team has a good base of talent on its major league roster before Dave Dombrowski starts to reshape it.

@Large | Michael Andor Brodeur

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/05/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/birds2peeple-4438--90x90.jpg Is an app that lets you review other people the worst idea ever?

The raison d’etre for Peeple, the as-yet unreleased app, was quickly boiled down to “Yelp, but for humans.”

Study finds that daughters benefit when moms work

Daughters of working mothers are more likely to be employed, work more hours, and earn higher wages than women whose mothers stayed home full time.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_isabella_hankey.jpg Judge dismisses Concord-Carlisle bullying lawsuit

Despite the ruling, the judge found the school’s response to Isabella Hankey’s complaints “ineffective and unreasonable.”

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion Reel

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jordan-brightcove2--150x150.jpg Announcing the Fall 2015 selections

Watch these nine short films that have something to say — about family, identity, community, mopeds.

Ground Game

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Clinton is currently losing N.H., but she is very, very, very, very far away from the state being a lost cause.

The Big Picture

Samer Shkeer, a Syrian refugee, prays after crossing the Mediterranean to the shore of Skala Sykamnia on the island of Lesbos, Greece, on Sept. 11.

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Perilous crossings

Globe photographer Craig F. Walker documented the plight of refugees and migrants looking for a better life in Europe.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/05/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/GettyImages-466071300A.jpg Local firms show off drones, bots for law enforcement

A Danvers-based drone maker has begun shipping a new kind of police surveillance aircraft that can stay aloft for days.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/05/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/bishops150-1091.jpg On day one of Synod 2015, conservatives strike first

The traditionalist camp isn’t going to just counter-punch this time around.