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, but lost mother, arrives

The freighter that found Nathan Carman in a lifeboat reached Boston today.

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/hub04.jpg A Hub civics lesson, from vote selling to snow shoveling

Democracy, and its facets and implications, was the topic at a forum at Faneuil Hall during Boston’s second HUBweek.

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

WGBH’s satellite studio at Boston Public Library, which opens Friday, will include three cameras, along with a news desk and production room.

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At the library, a cafe and TV studio, and an effort to modernize

The Boston Public Library wants to become more of a community space. A WGBH-TV studio and cafe open this week.

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The retiring Red Sox star also appears on a regional cover of the magazine this week.

BOLD TYPES

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

Sponsored by Rockland Trust

Connecting the world one massive shipment at a time

Through fluctuating foreign markets, volatile weather conditions, and even Arctic ice, Pangaea Logistics stays afloat by directing and transporting tons of goods all over the globe.

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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.”

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

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There were a number of well-turned phrases — even a few that stood up to Lloyd Bentsen’s “You’re no Jack Kennedy.”

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.

SCOT LEHIGH

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Scot_Lehigh_150px-1805.jpg Only one person on that stage was presidential

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.

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Former N.H. governor John H. Sununu is backing the GOP nominee.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_soxos8_spts.jpg Fast Forward: Debate fallout, a sunken boat mystery, and a day for corned beef

The Red Sox return to the field, Clinton and Trump are back on the trail, and more of the news you need.

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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/2011-2020/2016/09/27/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.

@Large

//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.

TV CRITIC’S CORNER

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A look at what won and what lost the first round of new TV shows.

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.