Biotech stocks down on worries of a Democratic sweep

Political jitters have fueled the sell-off, with some investors concerned an all-Democratic Congress could lead to restrictions on prescription drug prices.

// Trump says Clinton is too tough on Putin

‘‘She speaks very badly of Putin, and I don’t think that’s smart,’’ Trump said of the Russian leader. “How do you speak so badly of someone?”

Michelle Obama listened as Hillary Clinton spoke during a rally in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Thursday.

Support for Clinton is personal, Michelle Obama says

As Democrats looking to fire up female voters, Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton were firmly bonded on Thursday.

// Voters split on charter schools, favor legal pot

A Suffolk/Boston Globe survey shows likely voters backing marijuana legalization 49 to 42 percent and splitting on charter expansion 45 percent to 45 percent.

Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally in Santa Monica, Calif., in May.


Opinion | Bernie Sanders

Here’s what I’ll do the day after the election

At a time of massive political discontent, we need a new administration that has both vision and courage.

// GE is in talks to buy Baker Hughes, report says

A deal for the oilfield services company would be the largest in General Electric’s history.

10/22/16 -- Boston, MA -- Former Red Sox pitcher and Trump supporter Curt Schilling spoke at the #HerLiesMatter rally at Boston City Hall Plaza on October 22, 2016, in Boston, Massachusetts. (Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe)

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Elizabeth Warren would trump Curt Schilling in US Senate race

A poll found Warren leading Schilling 58 percent to 24 percent among 500 likely Massachusetts voters.

Dan Wasserman

// Curt Schilling loses control

The former Red Sox pitcher has been falling back on one particular pitch lately.

Suspects in Amherst murder arrested in Arizona

Two New Salem men are being held in Flagstaff, Ariz., after US Marshals arrested them in the Oct. 15 shooting death of Jose Rodriguez.

Gold tiled Italian pizza ovens at the new Eataly.

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We checked out the new Eataly and here’s what we saw

Eataly Boston will open its doors Nov. 29, but you can almost smell the food cooking already.

// Did a cranberry juice folk remedy just bite the dust?

Good news for cranberry juice haters: It can’t help your UTI after all.

// Should marijuana use matter in child welfare cases?

Massachusetts child welfare officials are warning that a ballot provision could effectively tie the hands of social workers.

Twitter users eulogize Vine with their favorite videos

As news that Twitter was shutting down Vine swept across the Internet Thursday, it didn’t take long for fans to share their favorite 6-second loops.

// Prison psychologist defends decision to treat DiMasi codefendant

Sharon Kotch defended the decision that will allow former Beacon Hill lobbyist Richard McDonough to be released a year earlier than expected.

// Ben Roethlisberger asks Tom Brady for his jersey

Roethlisberger made the request in an on-field pregame conversation ahead of last Sunday’s matchup in Pittsburgh.

// Former BC football player dies in car accident

Max Holloway, the son of former Patriot Brian Holloway, was killed Thursday morning in Lutz, Fla.

// New dog park opens in South Boston

Public officials from around the region, with some dogs by their side, gathered to cut the ribbon on a new place to play for the furry friends of Southie.

1/7/2016 - Bedford, MA - Chip-In Farm - Neil Couvee, cq, the owner of Chip-in Farm in Bedford, MA, says the farm raises 3,000 laying hens, which produce approximately 200 dozen eggs each day for sale in the farm's general store. Massachusetts voters may vote to adopt a measure requiring all eggs produced and sold in the state to be cage-free. Topic: 08eggspic. Photo by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff.

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Mass. can afford to be kinder to animals

The ballot question would ban the close confinement of laying hens, veal calves, and breeding sows, little of which takes places in Massachusetts.

Alex Speier

// Is there a replacement for David Ortiz in free agency?

There are plenty of impressive bats available, but most of the best are righthanded.


// Home field is too important to be decided by All-Star result

The World Series shouldn’t be influenced by an exhibition game.


// The Weekender: Dancing pirates, magical creatures, and nasty women

Everything fun to do in Boston and beyond.

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