Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Trump will win — but not necessarily the White House

At the end of this long and bitter election, Donald Trump will almost certainly find a way to win. That doesn’t mean he’s going to become president.

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A distributed denial of service attack on Dyn Inc. Friday morning is causing problems online.

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Talk about an awkward dinner party.

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Here are some of the most cringe-worthy lines from Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at the charity dinner Thursday night.

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“My kids are my life,” the young mother said. “They’re my everything.”

Suspect accused of firing bullet that struck teen to appear in court

The 13-year-old victim was shot while in his third-floor bedroom in Chelsea.

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Why wait until Nov. 8 to get politics out of your hair?

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Donald Trump’s defiant comments Thursday further dismayed leaders who have been struggling with how to respond to his rhetoric.

Adrian Walker

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At the close of Wednesday’s debate, Trump made an awkward pitch partly aimed at the tiniest part of his constituency: black voters.

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The industrial conglomerate posted revenue of $29.27 billion in the same period.


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Dr. Bennet Omalu also announced the discovery of CTE in two more professional wrestlers, who both died this year at age 44.

Eaton Vance Corp. agrees to buy assets of Calvert Investment Management

It’s a departure for Eaton Vance at a time when active investor managers are looking for ways to compete against indexers.

What our critics say

Bryce Dallas Howard plays Lacie in the “Black Mirror” episode “Nosedive.”

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A dark reflection of the day after tomorrow

Shows like “Black Mirror” are set in worlds that look remarkably like our own — except for some scary tweaks.

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A documentary on “Hamilton” hits the TV screen, the Institute for Applied Life Sciences opens today, and more of the news you need.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/20/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/pot.jpg A guide to Question 4

Marijuana could soon be legal if voters decide on Nov. 8 to approve the drug for recreational use. Here’s what a “yes” vote might mean.

Nils Teissier du Cros conducted a taste testing at Belly Wine Bar, pouring wine from Kuvée smart bottles.

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Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

$200 a bottle. Wine not included.

Boston startup Kuvée thinks it’s time to modernize the way we store and serve wine.

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This year has been fertile ground for Halloween costume-ing, and after plumbing some of the city’s biggest stories, we’ve compiled a few Hub-inspired options.

Dinner With Cupid

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Will saying and doing the right things guarantee a second meeting?

Shirley Leung

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Bob Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots and New England Revolution, is still angling to build a soccer stadium.

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Horror entrepreneur Jason Egan opened Ghost Ship Harbor, turning the USS Salem museum ship into a 60,000-square-foot haunted house.

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The former teacher’s hit single, “Sallie Mae Back,” is about paying off his student loan debt.


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It was with a sense of awe that Backes described the feed delivered by his first-time centerman.


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Everything fun to do in Boston and beyond.

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The desperate and the dead

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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

The battle to recapture Mosul

Iraqi and Kurdish forces have begun a military offensive to take back the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul.