Tina Burgos gets cozy at Covet + Lou  in Needham.

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Fall Fashion | Magazine

Local boutique owners offer help to step up your style

Check out these tips on making preppy more fashionable, rethinking neutrals, avoiding the bland, and more.

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The City Council wants residents to get guidance on how to deal with the truculent birds.

Olivia Ivy, 10, of Malden (center) got an up close look at a dogfish shark as she and other girls gathered with female scientists to dissect a dogfish shark as part of the

Shark scientists encourage girls at New England Aquarium

A two-day symposium puts the focus on women scientists, STEM education for girls and young women, and a host of sharks.

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 1945, file photo, Jake LaMotta, left, of the Bronx borough of New York, and Ray Robinson of the Harlem section of New York, fight at Madison Square Garden in New York. Robinson won the fight on a decision. LaMotta fought Sugar Ray Robinson six times, handing Robinson his first defeat. LaMotta, whose life was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia. He was 95. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman, File)

Jake LaMotta, boxing’s ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

The colorful middleweight champion was depicted by Oscar winner Robert DeNiro in a 1980 film.

Dave Epstein

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The storm’s persistent, easterly flow has kept the area’s warm air at bay. So when can we expect to see the sun again?

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh is calling for an expansion of public park space — like the Harborwalk — along the city’s waterfront.

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Walsh proposes ‘landmark’ park space along waterfront

Mayor Martin Walsh unveiled the plans but didn’t detail how the park would be paid for or where it would be located.

Ask Amy

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I do not want this responsibility and the burden of taking care of a dog. My husband says he plans to get one, regardless of what I say.

The Trump presidency

GOP senator defends health bill against Jimmy Kimmel’s attacks

‘‘I am sorry he does not understand,’’ Bill Cassidy said on CNN, arguing that his bill would in fact protect people with pre-existing conditions

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President Trump, when asked about the nuclear accord, said, ‘‘I have decided.’’ Pressed for details, he replied coyly: ‘‘I’ll let you know.’’

Opinion | Jeffrey D. Sachs

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President Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations moved the world closer to war because the game of chicken often ends in disaster.

Hurricane Maria

All of Puerto Rico reportedly without power

Widespread flooding was reported across the island, with dozens of cars half-submerged in some neighborhoods and many streets turned into rivers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/18/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/OrionKrause.01ab.jpg Quiet Maine island left searching for answers after Groton slayings

Memories of Orion Krause remain vivid on Monhegan Island, but now the suspected murderer’s name evokes darker thoughts.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/0927ideas_uk1-9511.jpg Should I drink 25 glasses of water like Tom Brady?

This writer was going to try it, but the experts warned he’d better not.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RinaldiRobot01.jpg Prudential Center shows security robot the door

After months of patrolling the mall at 2 miles per hour, the machine is off to “explore another galaxy” — presumably pretty slowly.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/20/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/850160428.jpg Obama says it’s ‘frustrating’ to keep fighting GOP efforts to repeal his health law

Obama spoke on Wednesday at an event held by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Sonja Farak confessed in 2014 that she had been stealing from drug samples to support her own addiction.

Terror suspect was overweight, bored, and not serious about ISIS, defense says

David Douad Wright’s terrorism trial began Wednesday in US District Court in Boston.

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Authorities recovered what they believe is the body of Craig Dustin, the 72-year-old man who went missing Tuesday morning while paddling his kayak.

Sponsored by American Cancer Society

How far breast cancer treatment has come—and where it’s going next

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

Opinion & Ideas


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

Fall Arts Preview 2017

Fall Arts preview

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/07/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Fall%20arts%20home%20version%201-5253.jpg A guide to the best of what to see and do in Boston

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

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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_080417_05vapic_3390x.jpg Whistle-blowers at N.H. VA hospital are tip of iceberg

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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/20/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/ucirvine.jpg A huge gift boosts alternative therapies at a med school, sparking outrage

Some in medicine are alarmed at a new program to study integrative medicine.


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Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.


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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.