Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado, left, is tagged out by Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez as he tries to score on Jonathan Schoop's single in the third inning of a baseball game in Baltimore, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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Red Sox 1, Orioles 0 (11 innings)

Once again, Red Sox win a thriller in extra innings

Jackie Bradley Jr. scored after a wild pitch with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Sox tied the franchise mark for most extra-inning wins in a season (15).


// For Bruins, four is a lowly number nowadays

The Bruins have slipped down the sports totem pole in Boston, and team president Cam Neely knows it.

// Fans of a closing N.E. retailer court an unlikely savior: Amazon

Amazon Inc. was one of the reasons the regional chain Benny’s decided to go out of business, but Benny’s fans aren’t giving up hope.

The Trump presidency

// Unlike most presidents, Trump offers up fiery rhetoric at UN

President Trump was characteristically confrontational during Tuesday’s speech, at one point threatening to “totally destroy” North Korea.


// So about Trump’s speech to the UN General Assembly . . .

Here’s a breakdown of what we heard and what it might mean.

Oysters are king at Eventide Oyster Co. in Portland, ME.

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The most exciting new eateries opening soon around Boston

They just keep opening! Here are some you should care about, and why.

// Despite changes, Harvard’s endowment again lags behind peers

Many peer universities saw double-digit returns in the last year. Harvard’s return: 8.1 percent.

// The Texans really know the Patriots. It doesn’t matter.

The Houston coaching staff has not had much success against mentor Bill Belichick.

Two Marshall (Texas) Longhorns football players took a break during a 2016 practice.

Study links youth football to greater risk of later health problems

A Boston University study found greater risks of brain-related problems from playing tackle football before age 12.

// Waltham is getting a (smaller) Roche Bros.

The Wellesley chain is planning a scaled-down version of its regular supermarkets.

// Clinton targets Trump, Putin on ‘Late Show’

Hillary Clinton spoke with Stephen Colbert on the same night President Trump addressed the UN General Assembly nearby.

Category 4 Maria lands in Puerto Rico

‘‘This is going to be an extremely violent phenomenon,’’ Gov. Ricardo Rossello said. ‘‘We have not experienced an event of this magnitude in our modern history.’’

Rescue team members work at the Enrique Rebsamen school after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in Mexico City.

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Rescuers wriggle into collapsed school after Mexico quake kills at least 217

Sounds came from the collapsed structure early Wednesday — nobody knew if they were survivors pounding for help, or simply the noises of shifting rubble.

// Mayor backs new plan to build MLK memorial in Boston

A Boston CEO is working to raise more than $5 million to pull off what politicians have been unable to do.

A boat named Katrina was hauled out of Plymouth Harbor on Tuesday in preparation of Tropical Storm Jose’s arrival.

Dave Epstein

Jose won’t batter us, but look out for tropical storm-force gusts

When the center of the storm passes well east of Nantucket, it will be windy on the island, but those winds won’t be very damaging.

// Could Chelsea again become a magnet for local Jews?

At one time, Chelsea was believed to have the largest Jewish population per square mile outside New York. A building boom in the city could revive the community.

McCrae Williams died earlier this month.

DA: Weston teen who died after fatal fall in Pa. was drinking

McCrae Williams, 19, fell in his Lafayette College dorm room and probably hit his head, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

// Prosecutors drop charge against Max Kennedy

Robert Kennedy’s son has agreed to pay a $150 fine for violating a local noise bylaw.

// Mass. delegation fights against ‘cruel and heartless’ healthcare bill

State officials warned that the Republican bill would inflict serious damage to the Mass. medical system.

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Countless strides have been made over the past century in the fight against the disease, with more on the way. Look back on the biggest milestones and learn about the research of tomorrow.

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Without strong political and moral suasion, the genocide in Myanmar poses risks for the entire region.

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Fiat Chrysler recalling 494,417 Ram trucks for safety issue

The recall involves Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs from the 2013 to 2017 model years. All 494,417 of the vehicles involved have 6.7-liter engines.