James Pindell | Analysis

Trump didn’t lose, Clinton won

All Donald Trump did was utter the same lines he gives to his partisan audiences at rallies.

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Donald Trump was responding to Hillary Clinton’s accusation that he called a former Miss Universe “Miss Piggy.”

Dan Wasserman

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Editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman examines Monday night’s debate.

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After the debate, Trump wondered if the problem was deliberate.


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You couldn’t watch the debate and come away thinking that Donald Trump was a passably knowledgeable candidate.

Michael A. Cohen

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In every way, Clinton out-classed, out-smarted, and out-worked Trump during the debate.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/27/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/john-h-sununu.jpg Reversal in N.H.: John H. Sununu endorses Donald Trump

The former N.H. governor has warned against drinking the “Trump Kool-Aid.” Now, he’s backing the GOP nominee.

Miss Conduct

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How should this reader have planned for an event with little food?


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/meme%20factory.jpg The rise of the meme machines

There’s something weirdly American about political memes — their odd blend of mass production and individual quirk.

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) jokes with reporters on the field before the Red Sox Opening Day baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, April 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)


‘I was born to play against the Yankees,’ David Ortiz writes

In a farewell letter to his top rivals, the Red Sox slugger covers a lot of ground.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/27/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/brady-smile-5458.jpg ‘Barely’ noticed? Tom Brady apparently sunbathes nude in Italy

Tom Brady sure looks like he’s having a good time during his suspension.

BRA gets a new name and a break from the past

Mayor Walsh is determined to change the way we talk about the former Boston Redevelopment Authority.

Boston, MA., 09/27/16, Nathan Carman is brought into the USCG Base Boston after his adventure at sea. Suzanne Kreiter\Globe staff

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Man who survived boat sinking meeting with investigators

The Vermont man who survived the sinking of his fishing boat — but whose mother apparently did not — arrived in Boston Tuesday.

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A new poll shows that Joe Kennedy III is the one Democrat who might be able to bring Charlie Baker back down to earth.

Boston Latin students hope for change after federal probe

While many of the students said they haven’t personally experienced racial discrimination, they’re hoping the school will address the problem at hand.

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A new startup is using Uber’s technology to help patients who don’t have cars and can’t afford or access public transit.

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A firefighter who responded to a report of a gas leak Tuesday morning was killed in a house explosion shortly after authorities discovered what appeared to be a drug lab.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_rainingbubbles_met.jpg What’s happening at HUBweek today?

The events include walking tours, talks, and even a cornhole smackdown.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/chin101815PatriotsatColts_spt5.jpg Jonathan Kraft is streaming to the future

The Patriots’ president thinks football fans will watch games differently within a few years.

Mass. home sales up nearly 10 percent in August

The increase comes after July had marked the first drop-off of the year.

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Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

//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.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

Kim Ludbrook/EPA

South Africa motorbike racing

Not far from the refurbished F1 race track of Kyalami in Johannesburg is a small, virtually dirt race track that attracts only the brave.