N. Korea says Trump comments a ‘declaration of war’

North Korea’s foreign minister says President Trump’s latest statement was ‘‘a declaration of war’’ against his country.

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The former Democratic congressman from New York had previously pleaded guilty to exchanging illicit messages with a 15-year-old girl.

Meryanne Aldea lost everything at her house in Juncos when the winds of Hurricane Maria ripped away the roof.

Damage to Puerto Rico’s power grid is unprecedented

One hundred percent of the system run by the Puerto Rico Power Authority is offline, because Maria damaged every part of it.

Dave Epstein

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From Augusta to Hartford, high temperature records have been broken over the past 24 hours, and more are likely to fall Monday afternoon.

The sunrise from the Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire on Monday.

Mount Washington Observatory

Mt. Washington sets new daily temperature record at 65 degrees

Less than one month after seeing the season’s first snowfall, the observatory broke a heat record set in 1961.

Six puppies that were left for dead in an Uxbridge river Sunday are doing well, “considering the circumstances,” police said.

Uxbridge Police Department

Uxbridge police seek ‘low life’ who threw bag of puppies into river

A kayaker on the Blackstone River found the bag of puppies after they were dumped there. Officials believe all the dogs will survive.

President Donald Trump (left) called Senator John McCain’s opposition to legislation to overhaul the Affordable Care Act ‘‘a tremendous slap in the face to the Republican Party.’’

In radio interview, Trump slams McCain, dings McConnell

President Trump also referred to an Alabama GOP Senate candidate by the wrong name - and later said that wasn’t a good sign for the candidate.

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More than 100 people have been injured or killed on Massachusetts railways through June of this year.

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“They’d tell me not to be so serious,” said Molly Pidgeon, whose renovation of a Charlestown home will be featured this fall.

Secrets in the Sky | Part 2 of 2

A flight plan for failure

There is a troubling pattern of lax oversight by the FAA that has made the agency vulnerable to fraud, and the public vulnerable to those who mean to do harm.

Secrets in the Sky | Part 1 of 2

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/24/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/MKohut_VENEZUELA_PLANE_CRASH-00013.jpg Lax FAA oversight leaves US exposed

With lax FAA oversight, the United States remains an easy mark for terrorists and others who prize anonymity when registering aircraft or getting licensed to fly. So much for the lessons of 9/11.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_nathancarman12_met.jpg Nathan Carman made ‘suspicious’ fixes to boat before it sank, attorneys say

Lawyers for the vessel’s insurer said Carman made “structural alterations” to his boat before its “curious sinking” with his mother on board.

A police officer secured the crime-scene tape outside of the Grand View Avenue home where the body of 30-year-old Vanessa MacCormack, a Lynn schoolteacher, was found in Revere.

Elementary school students in Lynn told of teacher’s death; homicide probe underway

Heartbroken students of Vanessa MacCormack, a second-grade teacher, learned from the principal that the popular instructor had died.

Proposed lobster emoji.

Today is National Lobster Day and this US Senator really (really) wants a lobster emoji

Senator Angus King is trying to “butter up” the group in charge of accepting or denying the smartphone characters.

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The students have said the name “Millionaire” is embarrassing, can give the wrong impression, and leads to razzing at games.

Patriots 36, Texans 33

Foxborough, MA 09/24/17 Patriots Brandin Cooks made a 42-yards touchdown in the third quarter. The England Patriots host the Houston Texans Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at Gillette Stadium. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff)

CHAD FINN

The day that Brandin Cooks became a true Patriot

Here are 36 thoughts from the Patriots’ win over the Texans.

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For the past four days, the president has been armchair quarterbacking the actions of NFL players.

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank stands with his players during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

NFL stands by its players after weekend protests

Though the NFL has a rule requiring players to be on the field for the national anthem, an NFL spokesman said it will not pursue any punishment.

President Donald Trump spoke in Alabama Friday.

Tom Brenner/The New York Times

Will Trump take the heat off football’s concussion problem?

Seemingly overnight, the NFL — which has weathered damaging scandals involving CTE and domestic violence — went from punching bag to sympathetic victim.

Indira A.R. Lakshmanan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/25/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Indira%20lakshmanan%20(1)-3194.jpg What Trump doesn’t understand: We’re all Colin Kaepernick now

Trump doesn’t get what it means to be a patriot: Protest is as American as apple pie.

Newsletters

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Witness the birth of the marijuana industry in Massachusetts and catch up on national pot headlines every Saturday.

Fall Arts Preview 2017

Fall Arts preview

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A complete guide to movies, music, books, arts, theater, and family events in the Greater Boston area this season.

Opinion & Ideas

EDITORIAL

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The restrictive laws governing beer distribution in Massachusetts need to change.

Confidential tips

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Do you know about wrongdoing that needs to be exposed? Call the Globe Spotlight team: 617-929-7483 or spotlight@globe.com.

Special reports

SPOTLIGHT FOLLOW-UP

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In 2016, VA employees filed nearly 2,000 complaints with the Office of Special Counsel — more than the next four most-complained-about departments combined.

STAT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/25/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/NOBEL_2-1024x576.jpg Who will win the Nobel Prize in medicine?

A number of recent breakthroughs in cancer biology could be in line for the big prize.

Crossword

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Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.