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.

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

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

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// In the middle of the fray, Wallace was firmly in control

The moderator from Fox News had a very good night Wednesday.


// 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.

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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.


// Dear Matt LeBlanc: Why?

The Newton native’s new CBS sitcom “Man With a Plan” may become a hit, but it will never become good.

// Housing planned for former Newton Centre library

The long-vacant building will be repurposed to include retail, community space, and five to 10 housing units, Mayor Setti Warren announced Thursday.

// Four men decided to break into historic USS Salem

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying four men who broke into the former Navy ship.

// 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.

Yvonne Abraham

// 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.

// Rosenberg backs marijuana legalization

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

// 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.

William McNeil was left high and dry when ITT Tech suddenly closed earlier this year.

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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.

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican nominee Donald Trump salute the audience at the end of the final presidential debate at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 19, 2016. Democrat Hillary Clinton and rival Donald Trump face off in their last presidential debate on October 19, with the Republican candidate spiraling downward amid allegations of sexual misconduct and wild charges of a

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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.

// Teen suspect in Fall River murder added to ‘Most Wanted List’

Jayden Smith, 16, is wanted in connection with the July 11 murder of Jerrod Cohen.

// Roxbury basketball court dedicated to member of New Edition

Though Michael Bivins’s claim to fame came through music, basketball has been a passion of his since he was young.

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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.

// Your guide to the 2016 Head of the Charles Regatta

Crews from around the globe have arrived to compete in Boston in the 52nd edition of the event.

Opinion & Ideas

OPINION | Scott Gilmore

// 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 desperate and the dead

// 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.