Trump says he’ll accept election results ‘if I win’

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke in Ohio.

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Donald Trump opened the door to the possibility he’ll contest the results of the presidential election if there’s a “questionable result.”

// Trump accuses Clinton of being secretly given debate questions

Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of “inappropriately” receiving the debate questions.


// Are Russians hacking our election?

Direct foreign interference in a US election is unacceptable, and both parties should want to get to the bottom of it.

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// Trump questions election

The Republican presidential candidate is trying to shortchange democracy.

//[1].jpg Baker calls Trump hedging on accepting election results ‘irresponsible’

The Republican governor offered restrained criticism of his party’s presidential nominee.


// Donald Trump destroys himself

Hillary Clinton didn’t beat Donald Trump in the final debate. Donald Trump destroyed Donald Trump.

// Snoopy gets fired

Curse you, MetLife. The company will phase out its use of Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang after more than 30 years.

// Celebrity yearbook photos: Before they were famous

In honor of Throwback Thursday, we take a look at the yearbook photos of stars in their younger days.

The Boston area can expect snowfall totals this winter to be roughly in line with historical averages.

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Bostonians in for an average winter, officials say

The outlook calls for temperatures in our area to be about average, and the same goes for precipitation.

// Daniel the emotional support duck takes his first plane ride

It turns out that a duck wearing shoes and a diaper while riding on an airplane was just too much for the Internet to handle.


// Nope, no more pumpkin festivals for us

Sometimes, in the quest for the perfect family experience, parents may be ignoring what the family actually needs.

// Rosenberg backs marijuana legalization

Mass. Senate President Stanley Rosenberg announced his support of Question 4 in a radio interview Thursday.

Anti marijuana television ad. Handout photo

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Laughable arguments against legalizing marijuana

A new TV ad from opponents of Question 4 shows a world that is a scary place. But also not a real one.

// 13-year-old boy shot in Chelsea was struck by a stray bullet

“I feel alright,” the 13-year-old told the Globe. “There’s no one coming after me. I’ll be okay. It was an accident.”

// Feds and AG’s office take over Gloucester investigation

The US Attorney’s office and the state Attorney General’s office will be looking into allegations involving former Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello.

// The one thing most voters can agree on? This election is embarrassing

Horrified by the election? You’re not alone, according to a new Colby College-Boston Globe poll.

// ITT Tech’s closure leaves students with piles of debt and no degree

In Massachusetts, 563 students attended ITT Technical Institute’s campuses in Norwood and Wilmington, three-quarters of them low income and 101 of them veterans.

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Somerville liquor store vs. McDonald’s: Round 2

Red Sox-Yankees, Road Runner-Wile E. Coyote, Ali-Frazier — add Sav-Mor Liquors’ war with McDonald’s in Somerville to the list of great rivalries.

// DeLeo supports charter school measure

“I decided to do what I feel is best for students, whatever the political ramifications,” House Speaker Robert DeLeo said.


// The Weekender: Leno, Hamilton, and serious twerking

Everything fun to do in Boston and beyond.

Opinion & Ideas

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// Why is the Islamic world still torn by war?

Global trends toward interconnection, economic growth, social progress, and stronger civil society have not completely bypassed the Islamic world.

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// 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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The battle to recapture Mosul

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