Wrong-way driver was 31-year-old woman, police say

middleboro, ma 10/24/16 two vehicles involver in overnight fatal crash, five dead, on rte 495 middleboro white vehicle - wrong way driver, demolished car, four dead... * george rizer for the globe

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Five people died in a head-on crash on I-495 in Middleborough early Monday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rizer_25middleborough03_met.jpg Wrong-way collisions are rare but deadly

The fatality rate for wrong-way crashes like a recent one in Middleborough is between 12 and 27 times higher than the rate of other types of accidents.

Hillary Clinton and Senator Elizabeth Warren held a rally in Manchester, N.H., on Monday.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

‘Nasty women vote,’ Elizabeth Warren says in N.H.

“We nasty women are going to march our nasty feet to cast our nasty votes,” Warren said while campaigning with Hillary Clinton.

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James Merrill repeated the word “guilty” nine times for his role in the alleged multibillion-dollar TelexFree fraud.

HealthCare.gov premiums will go up by double-digit percentages next year

The Obama administration said premiums will rise sharply next year for health insurance sold to millions through HealthCare.gov.

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A gunman on a bicycle shot a man standing at the corner of Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue on Monday.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/GettyImages-153433784.jpg Surprise! Early voting doesn’t boost turnout.

Early voting doesn’t help draw new voters to the polls, and it actually makes things worse.

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Donald Trump made the comments on a N.H. radio show about adult film actress Jessica Drake, who said Trump grabbed and kissed her.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/24/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/1025WEBHACKjpeg.jpeg Hacking the web through household gadgets

Are hackers in the driver’s seat?

Harvard students stage sit-in for striking dining hall workers

About 100 students crowded the lobby of the building where negotiations were taking place between administrators and the union.

These secret tunnels run under the Mass. Turnpike

Millions of people have driven over them — and never known they were there.

This may be a tipping point on marijuana legalization

Voters in five states, including Massachusetts, will vote next month on legalizing recreational use of marijuana.

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Reisa Clardy, whose husband was killed when a medical marijuana patient slammed into his cruiser, calls on voters to reject Question 4.


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The men who helped the Red Sox end an 86-year drought had a complex relationship in their Boston days.


Curt Schilling is out of his league

Schilling has been talking about a senate bid but doesn’t seem to be running for office. He seems to be running for the circus.

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JetBlue had tried to take advantage of a delay to the start of service from Alaska Airlines.

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“Any type of abuse or bullying of people who can’t defend themselves or fight for themselves, I have no respect for that,” Tom Brady said.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/landry.jpg Can Patriots continue to keep opponents off scoreboard?

Recent NFL history shows stingy defenses tend to allow more points in the second half, but still fare well.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump listens during the second presidential debate.

Critic’s Notebook

Tune in or tune out? The hidden test Clinton and Trump must pass.

Voters privately ask: Which one can I bear having constantly on my TV screen for the next four years?

Since his release in 2014, ordained minister Victor Rosario has preached widely.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Freedom remains tenuous for freed prisoner

This year’s New York City Marathon will be Victor Rosario’s first race on the outside. He’s hoping it’s not his last.

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The guard’s father, Ron, said other NBA teams have already expressed interest in the second-year pro.

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Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

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Traveling back in time on the Mattapan trolley

The trolleys that rolled out of Worcester’s Pullman-Standard factory in 1944 and 1945 are still rolling, seven decades later, along Boston’s most scenic commute.

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