Number of people with Alzheimer’s in Mass. is expected to rise fast

The people who have Alzheimer’s and other dementias will increase by 25 percent in just eight years in Massachusetts, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.


Trump’s biggest problem isn’t Democrats or McConnell, it’s John McCain

Of all the fights President Trump has picked, the one he might most regret is his battle with Senator John McCain.

// ESPN cancels ‘Barstool Van Talk’ after only one episode

ESPN President John Skipper said the network “erred in assuming we could distance our efforts from the Barstool site and its content.”

// 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.

Tire blows out on flight landing at Logan Airport

The tire blew as the plane landed at Logan Airport from Chicago Monday afternoon. No one was injured, and the passengers boarded a bus on the runway and went to the terminal.

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.”

// Lowell school district mourns ‘tragic’ loss of 7-year-old killed by pit bulls

Lowell Public Schools issued a statement Monday expressing sadness over the death of a 7-year-old boy who was killed in a pit bull attack Saturday.

// Dramatic video shows a white shark devouring a seal off Chatham

In a scene described as spectacular, researchers this weekend were treated to an up-close look at a great white shark feasting on its prey.

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.

‘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.

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Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora flips a bat 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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Another Terry Francona ‘glue guy’ lands a managing job

New Red Sox skipper Alex Cora has a lot in common with the Dodgers’ Dave Roberts.

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 21: Alex Cora #26 of the Houston Astros talks with Yuli Gurriel #10 during batting practice prior to Game Seven of the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park on October 21, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Alex Cora is all about making connections

The new Red Sox manager may be able to change the clubhouse atmosphere in a way John Farrell wasn’t.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated’s The Monday Morning Quarterback joined Chris Gasper to talk about the Patriots-Falcons rematch.

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Foxborough, MA: 10-22-17: Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (left) and teammate Matthew Slater (right) celebrate together following the New englans victory. The New England Patriots hosted the Atlanta Falcons in a regular season NFL football game at Gillette Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

Tom Brady has compliments for complementary play of defense

The Patriots’ oft-criticized defense came up big against Atlanta with momentum-changing plays.

Fog cloaked the game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday night in Foxborough.


Here’s where all that fog in the Boston area came from

Fog forms when the air, which always has some level of moisture in it, can’t support any more.

// Patriots linebacker Harvey Langi and his wife home from the hospital

Nine days after a car accident caused “serious” injuries to the couple, they returned home Sunday night.


// A lot of rain is expected after recent pleasant weather

Rain is forecast on Tuesday and Wednesday, with strong winds and high humidity.

// 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.

// The BPL’s massive vinyl collection will be made available to the public

Boston Public Library officials have decided it’s time to clear the physical copies out and make them accessible to the public once again.

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

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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 at the TD Garden show.

// 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.


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// Nurse’s aide plays video games while a vet dies at VA hospital

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.

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Mayor Martin Walsh of Boston deserves election to a second term on Nov. 7.

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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).