Riders on Orange Line train panic as engine overheats at Back Bay station

Five people were taken to hospitals for smoke inhalation. One rider said in a tweet that people were “coughing like crazy.”

Scenes from Back Bay Station after overheated motor

Several people on Twitter who said they were on the train reported smoke in the station.

Boston, MA: 10-26-2016: Firefighters on scene where a car crashed into a building on Grove St. in the Beacon Hill section of Boston, Mass. October 26, 2016. (Please confirm that this install Grove St, it's a short deadend section off Myrtle St.) Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/, Metro ( )

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Vehicle smashes into side of Beacon Hill building

The vehicle slammed into the side of the building at the corner of Myrtle Street and Grove Street.


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If Massachusetts voters approve the legalization of recreational marijuana, pass the weed. We’ll need it.

Donald Trump with his family during the ribbon cutting ceremony for his Washington, D.C. hotel.

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With presidential race in its final days, Trump promotes his hotel

Donald Trump took a break from campaigning Wednesday morning to formally open his new hotel in Washington.

Dan Wasserman

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The Republican candidate for president seems to have a constant refrain.

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Trump praises Newt Gingrich for criticism of Megyn Kelly

Donald Trump praised Newt Gingrich Wednesday for an ‘‘amazing interview’’ with Fox News Channel host Megyn Kelly.

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The dog was allegedly abused by its owner, but is now being cared for by animal control officers.

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How one man is helping Cambridge see the (sun)light

Paul Lyons learned in Mexico that to protect a land is to protect its people. After moving to Cambridge, he put this philosophy into action. Now, his company powers some of the city’s biggest solar energy projects.

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The League hosted a party for early adopters at the Liberty Hotel recently.

Are you good enough for Boston’s newest dating app?

Make sure your LinkedIn profile and resume are stellar if you want in.

In this July 20, 2016 photo, TRC Technician Shawn Contreraz collects lead testing samples from a drinking fountain at Pringle Elementary School in South Salem, Ore. Salem-Keizer School District officials say eight more buildings have been found to have high levels of lead in at least one water source, including the central kitchen where food is prepared for all district schools. (Danielle Peterson/Statesman-Journal via AP)

Quincy finds unacceptable lead levels at 8 schools

School personnel are putting up signs telling students not to drink the water at certain handwashing sinks and are shutting off some bubblers.

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Some have worried that Russian government-backed hackers or sophisticated cybercriminals were behind the cyberattack.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/19MITKendall01A.jpg Kendall Square company ‘duped’ out of $1.5 million

A hacker allegedly compromised a company e-mail address and used it to solicit owed funds from other businesses, police said.

Opinion | L. Rafael Reif

New MIT innovation hub takes on world’s biggest challenges

IT’s new startup support accelerator, The Engine, is intended to close the gap between transformative new-science innovations and the long trek to the marketplace.


Who was at the private Rolling Stones event?

The exclusive, invite-only event at Gillette was a who’s who of Boston.

Changes coming to Inman Square intersection

The city will study the impacts of the changes on surrounding intersections and the neighborhood.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/affleck2.JPG Watch Ben Affleck profanely urge N.H. voters to get to the polls

Turns out Affleck’s real name is Benny “The Sweet One” O’Callahan.

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Tarek and Christina El Moussa, the stars of HGTV’s ‘‘Flip or Flop,’’ are capitalizing on their fame by offering some pricy classes.

From left: Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos, and Lin-Manuel Miranda in the play “Hamilton,” part of PBS’s

Joan Marcus

3.6 million tuned in for ‘Hamilton’ documentary

Intense public interest in Broadway blockbuster yields a bonanza of viewers for PBS.

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Researchers found children who spent more time watching TV, playing video games, or using a smartphone showed less interest in learning.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/618110488.jpg In hindsight, was the Andrew Miller-Eduardo Rodriguez trade a good one?

Ultimately, Rodriguez will determine whether the Sox made the right deal.

Nets at Celtics, 7:30 p.m. (CSN)

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin101916Celtics-Knicks_Spts2.jpg The Celtics will have two All-Stars, and other predictions

With the season-opener upon us, Adam Himmelsbach makes a few predictions guaranteed to be either right or wrong.

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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.