Families of men killed in accident are reeling

The scene Saturdayon Dartmouth Street where a water main break flooded a trench and two workers were killed Friday.

Robert Higgins, 47, and Kelvin Mattocks, 53, died Friday when the trench where they were working in Boston’s South End flooded.

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Atlantic Drain Service Co., the company at the center of Friday’s fatal water line break in the South End, faces tens of thousands of dollars of unpaid fines.

Signage for an AT&T store is seen in New York October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo


AT&T to buy Time Warner in deal that would create media colossus

AT&T wants to not just distribute content but own it as well, and a deal comes at a time when communications giants want to grow to remain competitive.


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The 2016 Head of the Charles Regatta brings considerable Olympic sparkle to Boston this weekend.

This photo shows Dyn, a New Hampshire internet service company, in the old mill section of the city, Friday Oct. 21, 2016 in Manchester, N.H. Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the United States Friday, according to analysts and company officials. The White House described the disruption as malicious. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

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Friday’s Internet attack was epic, and may herald bigger hacks

Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids’ toys bring the Internet to its knees? It’s beginning to look that way.

Hackers used new type of malware in Internet attack

The attack, which disrupted a number of popular Internet sites Friday, used malware that had infected everyday devices.

Cars are left stranded in flood waters on Washington Street in Worcester, Massachusetts on October 21, 2016. Flash flooding in the area left many motorists stranded and closed down parts of route I-290. Matthew Healey for The Boston Globe (FREELANCE SUBMISSION)

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Flooding closed streets, stranded motorists across Mass.

Heavy rains flooded streets throughout eastern and central Massachusetts on Friday night.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner at New York’s Waldorf Astoria.

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Donald Trump, the unfunniest clown

Trump’s attempt at comedy at the Al Smith Dinner was a slow-mo detonation that could only have benefitted slightly more by the involvement of Michael Bay.

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Speaking in Gettysburg, Pa., on Saturday, Donald Trump said, “Every woman lied when they came forward.”

Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-1875.jpg Trump rally shows that unifying a divided nation won’t be easy

It’s not just that Republicans and Democrats disagree. The two sides reside in separate political universes.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/266e68d41a974d01aa393c158d97b79e-266e68d41a974d01aa393c158d97b79e-0.jpg Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry among the parade of pop stars aiding Clinton in the closing weeks

Several big-name musicians have been enlisted to play concerts between now and Election Day to get the vote out.

Second officer wounded in East Boston is released from hospital

Boston Police Officer Matthew Morris was wounded with a second officer in a shootout Oct. 12.

CLEVELAND - APRIL 06: Manager Terry Francona #47 of the Boston Red Sox watches the field be prepared prior to the game against the Cleveland Indians on April 6, 2011 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) Library Tag 04142011 Sports


In these baseball playoffs, being a former member of Red Sox is a good thing

Every time you turn on your TV there is some person who left the Red Sox — traded, released, fired, quit — who is winning a playoff game for the Indians, Cubs or Dodgers.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks to the media at the NFL meetings, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)



So, what was Roger Goodell really saying this week?

Goodell can sometimes be a bit evasive and corporate in his answers, so allow us to translate for you.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_hightower.1_spts.jpg Dont’a Hightower continuing Patriots’ tradition at middle linebacker

Hightower has the strength to overpower offensive linemen and the speed to chase down running backs.

Left to right: Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos and Lin-Manuel Miranda in “Hamilton.”

You can watch the ‘Hamilton’ documentary right now

Did you miss the show on PBS last night? Here’s how you can see it immediately.

Art REview

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/14/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/1.jpg At deCordova Museum, a strong New England Biennial

In the wide-ranging show, 16 artists engage the eye, brain, and heart.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/b24f8b70b4804cb5a8f651a7844e9555-b24f8b70b4804cb5a8f651a7844e9555-0-2221.jpg Stray cat patrol: Feral felines deployed in NYC war on rats

“We used to hire exterminators, but nature has a better solution,’’ said Rebecca Marshall, the sustainability manager at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

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

The Big Picture

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Big Picture

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.