Nurse’s aide plays games while a veteran dies at Bedford VA hospital

A cellphone photo shows Brigitte Darton as she sits with her father, William Nutter, on a visit, not long before he died. He was a Vietnam combat veteran who died at the Bedford VA hospital when a nurse failed to check in on him.

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The hospital admitted its care for Bill Nutter was not “up to our standards,” but the reality was uglier. Now, the FBI is investigating.

Fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal

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The #MeToo movement on Twitter has exploded, with women from all walks of life testifying to their experience being harassed or assaulted.

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The #MeToo posts only scratch the surface of how widespread the issue is.

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The Needham native says he overlooked Weinstein’s misdeeds because he was a generous friend.

NBA Preview 2017-18

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ADAM HIMMELSBACH

The inside story of the Celtics’ crazy offseason

The Celtics knew there would be change. But no one in their front office envisioned an offseason like this one.

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Cleveland has made significant changes, too, adding intrigue to a budding rivalry.

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From the living room to the office, the e-commerce giant works to make its goods and services essential to customers’ lives.  

EDITORIAL

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Let’s be clear: Amazon is a natural fit for our city.

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A costume listing showing a smiling girl wearing World War II-era clothing and a beret quickly drew criticism.

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“Binge racing” is defined as plowing through a series’ entire season in less than 24 hours after its release.

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Town officials want to seize 7 acres from Pine Manor College by eminent domain. The college is vowing to fight the proposal.

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In spite of the results, data show men continue to dominate the top ranks of virtually every field.

Miss Conduct

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A bereaved letter writer and a laid-off worker wonder why friends and colleagues aren’t reaching out.

Dave Ratner of Dave’s Soda and Pet City on his store's Facebook page promoting dog food. Rather appeared with Trump when he signed an executive order on health care and it has hurt his business.

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Somebody throw poor Dave a bone

The owner of Dave’s Soda and Pet City has received a lot of blowback after he was at the White House when President Trump signed an order on health care.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AFP_TC1CH[1]-U8362544380172C--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg ‘The worst two days of my life,’ says business owner

After last week’s photo, Dave Ratner has learned a tough political lesson. Will his Western Mass. customers give him a second chance?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/200_mark_esper.jpg How much good will does $500,000 buy in Congress?

We may find out when Raytheon’s top lobbyist, Mark Esper, faces senators for his confirmation to become secretary of the Army.

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Representative Tom Marino has withdrawn his name from consideration as the administration’s drug czar, the president tweeted Tuesday.

Pedestrian made his way over the Longfellow Bridge over the Charles River toward Boston on Tuesday.

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Wear your winter coat this morning — hang it up as weekend approaches

Following a cold night, temperatures in Greater Boston will only rise into the 50s today, but warmer weather is just around the corner.

Hotel homicide victim ‘was targeted in that room,’ police say

A man was shot and killed early Tuesday in the Holiday Inn Express hotel on Boston Street, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AP17290010506565.jpg John McCain condemns ‘half-baked, spurious nationalism’

An emotional US Senator John McCain launched a thinly veiled critique of President Trump’s global stewardship Monday night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/151228_KDB_RMV_001[1].jpg New car inspection scheme sees some improvement

Car inspections were disrupted when a new software system was clumsily launched Oct. 1.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/popcrop1.jpg Gregg Popovich labels Trump ‘a soulless coward’

The San Antonio Spurs coach said President Trump’s comments Monday that other presidents “didn’t make calls” to families of fallen soldiers were “as low as it gets.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/2a8233b906cf412eb51035981ab5217d-2a8233b906cf412eb51035981ab5217d-0.jpg Trump said Obama never called families of fallen troops — then got fact-checked live

The president’s assertion belied a long record of meetings his predecessor held with the families of killed service members.

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Indy and his owner just moved to Boston on Monday when the dog escaped from their new apartment.

Vertex pledges $500m to charity over 10-year span

The Seaport-based pharmaceuticals firm is taking a big step toward bolstering its standing in Boston’s civic circles.

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Spotlight follow-up

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A growing number of people who say their fathers are priests are speaking out, drawing attention to an invisible legion of suffering.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Elizabeth Warren

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Bank lobbyists hate this new rule, and they’re pushing Congress hard to reverse it.

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The Amazon bid

newsroom commentary

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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.

STAT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Abubaker.jpg He lost his son to opioids. Now he’s changing how dentistry treats addiction

Dr. Omar Abubaker is campaigning for dental schools to train future dentists in the responsible prescribing of opioid painkillers.

Crossword

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Tesla fires hundreds of workers as part of annual reviews

Tesla Motors has fired hundreds of workers after completing its annual performance reviews, even though the automaker is trying to ramp up production to fill orders for its new Model 3 sedan