BU, Huntington Theatre sever ties

The university will put the 890-seat BU Theatre up for sale.

A Russian warship launched a cruise missile in the Caspian Sea during a strike against Islamic State's positions in Syria, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

Russian warships fire cruise missiles into Syria

The move came as Syrian troops launched a ground offensive in the first major combined air-and-ground assault between the two countries.

Hillary Clinton spoke during a community forum campaign event at Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, on Wednesday.

Scott Morgan/REUTERS

Clinton in bind over trade pact as issue divides Democrats

The trade deal is generally opposed by union workers, who fear domestic job losses from such agreements.

A Coast Guard crew member investigated a life boat that was found from the missing ship El Faro earlier this week.

US Coast Guard via AP

Coast Guard ending search for missing El Faro crew

The cargo ship with 33 crew members aboard sank last week during Hurricane Joaquin.

Philip Chism

Insanity defense may be used in Philip Chism murder trial

The judge described the defense to prospective jurors, which suggests Chism’s lawyers will contend he was not criminally responsible in the death of Colleen Ritzer.

Maine principal defends canceling dances over ‘grinding’

School officials say they have been concerned about “modern dance culture” for the past seven years.

Winthrop suspends football game amid video probe

Officials are investigating allegations that a Winthrop High player circulated a video showing a fellow player changing in the locker room.

New 17-story hotel proposed in Chinatown

Developers filed plans for the hotel on Essex Street, which would replace a building that had long housed a seafood market and noodle factory.

How did we become such shameless dog spoilers?

As we spend upward of $60 billion a year on our canines, maybe it’s time to admit we have a problem.


After 10 years, a barely reimagined ‘Twilight’

The twist of this new version of the book? The genders of the characters have been swapped.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/2015-10-05T230052Z_630943837_GF10000233500_RTRMADP_3_USA-ELECTION-CARSON.jpg Ben Carson defends his comment on mass shootings

Earlier, Carson said if he had been present at the Oregon attack, he would have tried to stop the gunman who killed nine people.

Dien Ho with a wooden airplane propeller blade his mother had collected.

Can heirlooms really fit into your decor?

Heirlooms stir up emotions ranging from nostalgia and love to embarrassment and confusion.

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2015, file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy (76) talks with teammates on the sideline during a preseason NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings in Arlington, Texas. Several teams will be missing key players when the NFL season kicks off this weekend. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

Tom Brady shrugs off Greg Hardy’s comments

The Patriots quarterback said his only focus is on Sunday’s game against Dallas, not trash talk.

Patriots fan Dagon Ryan and Jaguars fan Jeff Miller aboard the Patriots Train en route to the Jacksonville-New England game Sept. 27.

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On the MBTA’s Patriots Train, everyone’s a fan — almost

The Pats trains have been running from Boston since 1971, but somehow they remain relatively unknown.

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American International College in Springfield complied with the request from Curtis Blake on Tuesday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_Salt6_MET.jpg Mild start, messy finish to the winter?

One meteorologist predicted that the season would feature slightly above-average temperatures and about-average snowfall.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/07/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Capture2.JPG Jimmy Fallon tags Jay Leno in for monologue

How do we know the ugly late-night wars are really over? Last night, Leno grabbed the “Tonight Show” monologue from Fallon.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/03/06/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/WorcesterHistoricalMuseum-SmileyFaces.jpg We might drive ourselves crazy. Can we drive ourselves happy?

People can make conscious decisions to feel positive emotions, says one researcher. Here are her tips to a happier life.

Opinion & Ideas

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/07/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/maisky10-wide.jpg The secret diary of Stalin’s man in Churchill’s #squad

It would hardly be an exaggeration to suggest that this diary rewrites history that we thought we knew.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/2015-10-05T192358Z_88095125_GF10000233358_RTRMADP_3_USA-ELECTION-CLINTON[1]-1562--90x90.jpg Calm down, Hillary Clinton has not lost New Hampshire. Yet.

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.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

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/2011-2020/2015/10/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_5804-920x526.jpg Former A123 boss aims beyond electric cars

As more solar panels and wind turbines are added to the electric grid, Vionx is pitching its energy storage systems as a long-running backup.



//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.