All five killed in wrong-way crash identified

Kraig Diggs (right), 20, and Jordan Galvin-Dutras (left), 19, were both killed in the crash in Middleborough.

Valantein Burso, 31, was driving the wrong way on I-495 in Middleborough when she collided with a car carrying four college students.

// Harvard, striking dining hall workers make deal

The university and dining hall workers who have been on strike for weeks have reached a tentative agreement.

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// Is Trump the one who’s choking now?

The latest polls suggest that Donald Trump will end the race in the same way as Mitt Romney did: a loser.

// Trump took $17m insurance claim for damage few remember

Trump said he didn’t know how much was spent on repairs, but acknowledged he pocketed some of the money.

R.I. coach fired for putting 18-year-old into youth football game

The coach’s youth football team was losing in a game on Sunday when he sent the older brother of a player into the game.

// ‘Serial’ star Adnan Syed asks to be released from jail

A defendant awaiting retrial for the slaying of his high school girlfriend and whose story was the center of a popular podcast is asking to be released from prison.

// Among the ‘big ideas’ for Boston schools: Closures

A panel’s report on ideas that could lead to $100 million in annual savings includes shuttering schools.

// New developers could revive long-dormant over-the-Pike project

Plans for Columbus Center, a 10-acre complex between the Back Bay and South Station, has been on ice since 2010.

Man dressed as tree arrested for blocking traffic in Maine

Performance art? An early Halloween costume? Some sort of social experiment? Not clear.

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Monti, or Istanbul meat ravioli, at Little Donkey in Cambridge.

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At exhilarating Little Donkey, Bissonnette and Oringer ditch the rulebook

Little Donkey, the newest venture by Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer, opened in July and has quickly become one of the It Restaurants of Cambridge.

// Volkswagen’s $15b emissions settlement approved

A federal judge has approved a settlement of most claims against the automaker for its emissions-cheating scandal.

// Trailer released for Tom Brady’s documentary series

“The Religion of Sports,” a six-part series, debuts on Nov. 15.

// Mental skills coach Bob Tewksbury leaving Red Sox

The former major league pitcher spent 11 of the past 12 seasons with the Red Sox.

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// Why women are finally starting to get construction jobs in Mass.

A local movement is paving the way for female electricians, plumbers, carpenters, bricklayers, and more.

// Baker aims to translate his popularity to support for Question 2

Governor Baker is asking voters to back a ballot measure allowing for more charter schools in the state in an ad that begins airing today.

Kiefer Sutherland on “Designated Survivor.”

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Which fictional TV president would you elect?

They just play one on TV, but some of these fake commanders in chief could be great real-life options.

// Obama answers his critics’ tweets on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

“Barack Obama, bro do you even lift?’’ Obama replied: “Well, I lifted the ban on Cuban cigars. That’s worth something.”

// Why is a chef from one of the world’s top restaurants cooking in public school kitchens?

Daniel Giusti left his job as chef de cuisine at Noma to try to fix school lunch.


// Contemporary home tempts with curves

This mid-century home also sports a treehouse, half a basketball court, and a ballet room.

// If you’re a new parent, your baby should sleep in your room for up to a year

A new, extensive study found that 80 percent of nearly 12,000 SIDS cases occurred in-home but were potentially avoidable.

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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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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.

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Downtown Boston neighborhood named to state’s ‘Most Endangered Historic Resources’ list

Every year, Preservation Massachusetts, the state's historic preservation organization, puts together a list of historic properties and/or neighborhoods that are at risk of being lost. This year, a Boston neighborhood is featured on the list.