Amazon received 238 bids for 2nd headquarters

Bids came from 54 states, provinces, districts, and territories across North America, including at least 10 from Massachusetts cities and towns.

// ‘It was like a bad cartoon,’ Warren says of harassment

Elizabeth Warren recalled being harassed at her first teaching job, saying a senior faculty member at one point lunged and tried to grab her.

// Megyn Kelly blasts O’Reilly, Fox in extraordinary statement about harassment

Megyn Kelly said she complained about Bill O’Reilly while she was an anchor at Fox News, but was ignored.

17harassmentdata - Harassment at workplace. Manager is touching knee of his secretary. (AP)


9 in 10 women say sexual harassment at work a problem

The Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll found that 91 percent of women called workplace sexual harassment a problem, along with 81 percent of men.

Fidelity Investments chief executive Abigail Johnson.

‘No tolerance’ for workplace sexual harassment, says Fidelity CEO

Abigail Johnson told Fidelity staff in a video message that the firm has “no tolerance at our company for any type of harassment.”

// The Bern is back in town: Sanders rallies for local candidates

Sanders assailed the budget that the US Senate passed last week, putting Congress on a path to a restructuring of the tax code.

Myeshia Johnson, the wife of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, kissed her husband's casket during his funeral service at the Hollywood Memorial Gardens in Hollywood, Fla., Saturday.

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‘Why can’t you remember his name?’ — Soldier’s widow describes Trump call

The pregnant widow of a fallen US soldier said the phone call from the president left her angry and crying.

// Mauling witness: ‘He was already gone as soon as we got there’

A Lowell neighborhood remained in shock Sunday, one day after a 7-year-old boy was killed by two pit bulls.

// ‘The child is being attacked by multiple dogs’

The concern was noticeable in the voice of a Lowell police dispatcher as she sent help to the scene of the attack on a 7-year-old.

// At least 67 civilians found slain in town abandoned by ISIS

At least 35 people were found shot, their bodies dumped in a shaft.

// Boston police seek public’s help to find puppy

Police said the search continues for Indy, a 1-year-old puppy that bolted from his new Back Bay home on Oct. 16.

// Hiker on Appalachian Trail carries lost rooster for 42 miles to safety

There’s a reason Maine native Heather Bolint got the trail name “Mother Cluck.”

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A stone marker welcoming people in the town of Groton.

Is welcoming ‘all’ politically biased? Debate rages over Groton marker

Some feel a message on stone markers implies an immigration stance not everyone agrees with and want it changed from “All are Welcome” to “Welcome to Groton.”

// Adjuncts help colleges expand their online programs

As universities expand their distance-learning courses, adjuncts are increasingly fueling the move of classes from on-campus to online.

Alex Cora (above) helped develop many of the Astros’ key players.


Alex Cora has a lot of things to figure out quickly with Red Sox

There can’t be any excuses about Cora, the Red Sox’s new manager, being a rookie getting his feet wet.

//' The new ‘Love Letters’ book has a cover

Meredith Goldstein’s “Can’t Help Myself” will be released in April, 2018.

Frontman Axl Rose and Slash at a 2017 Guns N’ Roses concert in Stockholm.

Music review

A powerhouse show from a reunited Guns N’ Roses

Looking fully committed and in fine voice, Axl Rose performed his familiar, hip-shaking dance moves. But Slash was the center of gravity of the TD garden show.

// Retirement in America: We’re working longer, getting sicker, and dying sooner

The US retirement age is rising, as the government pushes it higher and workers stay in careers longer.

// How an Arlington author got a million-dollar book deal

Whitney Scharer’s debut novel, “The Age of Light,” was bought for more than $1 million after a bidding war involving a dozen publishers.

// Matt Damon says he knew Weinstein was a womanizer not a predator

Matt Damon told ABC that he never thought the disgraced producer had engaged in “criminal sexual predation.”

// Pot is legal on Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Transporting it there is not

While the islands are part of Massachusetts, where marijuana is legal, planes and ferries are under federal oversight.

Patriots 23, Falcons 7

NBC used two SkyCams during Sunday’s broadcast.

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SkyCam saved the day on Patriots-Falcons broadcast

When fog descended upon Gillette Stadium Sunday, traditional camera angles could not clearly show the action.

// Tom Brady’s parents participate in pregame ceremony

Galynn Brady and Tom Brady Sr. were honored as part of the NFL’s Crucial Catch cancer awareness initiative.

// Man accused of attacking woman, dog with machete in Taunton arrested in Pa.

A man charged with attacking a woman and stabbing her dog with a machete last month in Taunton was arrested Sunday.

// ‘No leadership in NFL!’ Trump says after anthem protests

President Donald Trump resumed his criticism of players who do not stand for the national anthem and hammered the league’s leaders.

// Trump tombstone at Gloucester school Halloween party disrespectful, principal says

The principal of West Parish Elementary said it was disrespectful that a game brought in for a student Halloween party featured a tombstone with the name Don Trump.

Season Ticket Podcast

// Tom Brady’s play at age 40 ‘astonishing,’ Al Michaels says

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

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// 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.


// Genetic testing of embryos creates an ethical morass

People have access to more information about the genes of their potential offspring than ever before.


// Play the crossword

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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).