Two people dead in explosion and fire in Franklin

A gas explosion occurred Saturday morning at a condominium complex in Franklin, officials said.

// Cosby gives deposition in Boston in assault case

Bill Cosby gave a deposition in Boston lasting about seven hours Friday in the case of a woman who said he sexually assaulted her in the 1970s.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Newmarket area sees sharp increase in crime

A rise in criminal activity in the Newmarket area comes after 400 homeless men moved into a shelter nearby.

Entergy Corp.’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.


Pilgrim nuclear plant a scary prospect for South Shore

There’s no way to sugarcoat the electric news flowing out of Entergy Corp.’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station these days.

// Condo sales, prices continue upward in Boston

The price increase was highest in the waterfront neighborhood, boosted by sales in luxury buildings.

Governor Baker’s 59-member economic development council is more than 85 percent white and 80 percent male.

Little diversity on Baker panel

Governor Baker’s 59-member economic development council is more than 85 percent white and 80 percent male.


// Boston Lyric Opera to leave Citi Shubert Theatre

The move is a seismic development that should ultimately be read as a hopeful omen.

// Emerson plan for Colonial Theatre panned by faculty

A proposal by Emerson College to transform the historic theater into a dining hall and performance space has sparked fierce opposition.

// Bill would exempt ethnic markets from holiday blue laws

The stores could join pharmacies, restaurants, and movie theaters in being open on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

A woman spoke on her phone in Ankara, Turkey, after two explosions.

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Twin bombs leave at least 86 dead in Turkish city

The explosions were suicide attacks that targeted a peace rally in the capital of Ankara, killing at least 86 and injuring 186, officials said.

Ohio Governor John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, spoke in Stratham, N.H., on Friday.

‘Guns are not the problem,’ Kasich says in N.H.

At an event in New Hampshire, Governor John Kasich of Ohio was asked about gun violence on college campuses.

// Disorder in the House amid leadership crisis

Members of Congress left for a 10-day recess with a fundamental question hanging in the air: Who would be the next speaker?

HUBweek 2015

Opinion Reel

Opinion Reel: Announcing the Fall 2015 selections

These nine films were selected by a panel of Globe Opinion journalists and documentary film experts.

Special section

// HUBweek coverage

HUBweek is a look at the latest and coolest art, science, and technology in the Boston area.

Dining Out reviews

Where should you eat this week?

Check out the Globe’s reviews of dozens of Boston-area restaurants.

The view of Center Street in downtown.

Photos by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe

Location, Location, Location

What is it like to live in Middleborough?

The woodlands in town capture interest, but the sea of red this time of year at Ocean Spray Cranberries is hard to miss.

Saturday’s high school football scores

Check out the final scores from Saturday’s high school football games in and around Greater Boston.

// Mayor Walsh stands with Hub’s Muslims

The mayor joined Muslim leaders on Friday, distancing Boston from the coordinated anti-Islam rallies planned elsewhere.

5 things to know about teeth whitening

A white and winning smile can be bought -- but what should you know before investing in your (would be) pearly whites?

Opinion & Ideas

Michael A. Cohen

// Hillary Clinton’s move left is no flip-flop

The political equation has shifted and, Clinton is being pushed to stake out more liberal positions.

Ground Game

// N.H. millennials and politics: It’s complicated

There are two key concepts to understand when it comes to the millennial vote in New Hampshire.

The Big Picture

Mic Smith/Associated Press

Historic flooding in South Carolina

Residents face uncertainty as they cope with major flooding after record-settings rains.


Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

// A courtyard view of Boston’s tech economy

The courtyard behind the Charles Hotel holds a mirror to what we’re good at, and how we could get even better.


John L. Allen Jr.

//[1]-973--90x90.jpg Not winning Nobel won’t affect Francis as ‘Peace Pope’

If there’s anyone on the planet who really doesn’t need help attracting interest, it’s probably Pope Francis.