Families of men killed in accident are reeling

Boston 10/21/16 Boston Firefighters, emergency personal, and construction workers trying to rescue construction workers trapped in a trench on Friday October 21, 2016. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

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.

Competition in the men's veterans singles event was underway Saturday morning in the 2016 Head of the Charles Regetta.

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Head to the Head of the Charles

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.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech during a campaign event, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Gettysburg, Pa. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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Trump says he’ll sue women who have accused him

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

Also several big-name musicians have also been enlisted to play concerts between now and Election Day with the goal of encouraging their fans to vote for Clinton.

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Democrats are expanding into new territory, trying to claim victory in states that they have not carried in decades.

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.

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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/examiner1023mag.jpg A wicked fast look at the Salem witch trials

Facts, figures, and dates about this notorious episode in history.

Charles Dutoit leading the BSO and Yo-Yo Ma in Elgar’s Cello Concerto.

Robert Torres

Music Review

Yo-Yo Ma is magnificent in BSO performance

At times Ma was so engaged with the orchestra players around him that he almost seemed to be conducting as well.

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The Patriots owner declined to say who he was supporting in the presidential race.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/businessmoviewebart.jpg Can this Boston startup predict films’ success?

Pilot Movies says its algorithm can predict box office results long before the director ever calls “action!”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_schilling4_met.jpg Curt Schilling asks Jake Tapper why Jewish people support Democrats

“Well I don’t speak for Jews, and I don’t support the Democratic Party or the Republican Party,” Tapper replied.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/21/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/a1a97536112e4ca485390391bac9ec1c-a1a97536112e4ca485390391bac9ec1c-0-2215.jpg First they said not to hug our dogs. Now they are coming after our kisses.

It may feel like the ultimate display of affection, but when it comes to such kisses, experts caution: Beware of dogs.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight9090-11856.jpg The broken covenant

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

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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.