FBI arrests Everett man in murder-for-hire plot

The suspect allegedly planned to wear a mask that would disguise himself as a black man when he committed the execution in NYC.

One dead in Texas university shooting, two detained

One person was killed and another wounded during a shooting at a Texas Southern University student-housing complex.

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President Obama is in Oregon to meet with families of victims of last week’s deadly college shooting.

Judge allows defamation suit against Cosby to move forward

A federal judge in Springfield refused to throw out a suit connected to three women’s claims that the comedian sexually assaulted them.

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Timothy Kostka was found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2012 slaying of a 67-year-old woman in her apartment.

The SUV hit an interior cinder block wall.

Walter Meireles

SUV injures 8 inside auto auction building

At the time of the crash in Framingham, a 78-year-old “contract driver” was moving a BMW that was on display inside.

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The beleaguered Pentagon program failed to produce any kind of ground combat forces capable of taking on the Islamic State.

FBI stats show crime dropped in Mass. in 2014

Both violent crime and property crime dropped across the state last year, according to data.

Amtrak’s Vermonter back on schedule after derailment

Trains returned to a normal schedule Friday after a southbound train derailed in Northfield, Vt., on Monday, injuring at least seven people.

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 21: Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox slaps high fives after a grand slam to retake the lead in the eighth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park on September 21, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

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Peter Abraham

What is the trade value of each Red Sox player?

Only two players appear untouchable. Here’s a look at the potential return for the rest of them.

Men’s fashion expert Jeff Lahens, at Frank & Oak on Newbury Street, says it’s important for men to know what they are looking for.

How to select the right men’s suit

A good suit is a loyal companion, accompanying a man through some of life’s most significant moments.

The one person whom Republicans of all stripes seem ready to embrace is Paul Ryan.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What next for chaotic House GOP caucus?

Even as House Republicans gather in search of a plan to find a new speaker, it’s unclear whether anyone can gain the support of the full party.

Dining Out reviews

Where should you eat this week?

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

Julianne Moore (left) and Ellen Page in “Freeheld.”

Movie Review

Page and Moore make the dramatic case in ‘Freeheld’

Julianne Moore plays a dying New Jersey cop fighting to transfer her pension to her longtime partner (Ellen Page) in a dramatization of a 2007 news story.

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As part of an assignment, David Gerzof Richard’s students are aiming to get the actor to speak with them in person.

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Patriots’ keys to victory over the Cowboys

An in-depth look at Sunday’s matchup, as the Patriots try to make it four straight wins.

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The jarring juxtapositions of the bikini-clad and the fully clothed casts into high relief the state of France in 2015.

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Forget the mealy cafeteria Red Delicious and grocery store Granny — it’s autumn in New England.

Opinion & Ideas


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Nobody’s figured out a better way to imbue Wall Street bankers with a deeper sense of the common good.

Ground Game

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

The Big Picture

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Historic flooding in South Carolina

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


Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

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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.

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