At least 1 killed, 108 injured in New Jersey train crash

The derailed commuter train collapsed the roof at the train station in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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The commuter train apparently knocked out pillars as it ground to a halt in a covered waiting area, collapsing a section of the roof.

Boston, MA., 09/27/16, Nathan Carman, seen in window, is brought into the USCG Base Boston after his adventure at sea. Suzanne Kreiter\Globe staff

Feds join investigation into sinking of Nathan Carman’s boat

Law enforcement officials from three states and the federal government are now looking at the mystery surrounding the sinking of Nathan Carman’s boat.

// What we know — and don’t — about the sinking of Nathan Carman’s boat

Mystery continues to surround the sinking of Nathan Carman’s boat and the disappearance of his mother.

Perspective | Magazine

// Young, black, and afraid for my brother on Nantucket

School was out, but we were still learning.

Capital Source

// In casino deal, feds felt the heat from Mass.

An official recalled Governor Deval Patrick telling him, “You know this is Massachusetts. We’re special up here. This is a special thing.”

// Gloucester police investigate suspicious device found in field

The suspicious package appeared to be an explosive device.

Hanson, State Police searching for home invasion suspects

A State Police helicopter, K9 units, and a tactical team are helping local authorities search for the suspects near Smitty’s Bog.

// Harvard keeps AAA bond rating

Wall Street bond analysts shrugged off Harvard University’s lagging endowment returns, maintaining the AAA rating for the institution’s $5 billion in debt.

// Advocates seek more limits on debt collectors

The calls follow a series of debt collection lawsuits and settlements, including one announced this week by Attorney General Maura Healey.

The Boston College rally was sparked by the discovery that letters on a sign in a campus parking lot had been rearranged to spell out a derogatory term for gays.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Protest denounces BC’s response to gay slur on campus

About 350 students marched silently through the campus to condemn what they called an “insidious” lack of response from administrators.

Alex Speier

// Here’s why Red Sox are the team no one wants to face

Despite Wednesday’s loss, the Red Sox are playing at a higher level than any other playoff-bound team in the American League.

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez, left, smiles and points toward Red Sox's David Ortiz as Ortiz takes the microphone during ceremonies held to honor his 500 career home runs before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at Fenway Park, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Alex Speier

Who is really responsible for David Ortiz landing in Boston?

Many were involved in the 2003 signing, but a phone call from a Hall of Famer appears to have carried a lot of weight.

// Could David Ortiz get a bridge?

The Brookline Avenue Bridge may soon be known as the “Big Papi Bridge.”


// Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Tom Brady want your donations

The trio of hometown mega-stars launched a charity campaign on The grand prize winner get a bro date with Matt, Ben, and Tom.

A Dunkin’ Donuts shop in Dorchester.

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Just in time for winter, Dunkin’ Donuts to bottle iced coffee

The iced coffees will be sold in grocery and convenience stores, as well as Dunkin’ Donuts shops across the nation.


// Meet the Beatles — or at least the photographer who shot them

Harry Benson captured the band’s first US tour.

// Want your kids to tell you about their day? Try this.

The internet abounds with lists of quirky alternatives to ‘‘How was your day?’’ But when I asked my daughter, I was met with, ‘‘Stop asking me those fings!’’

Kristen Wiig and Zach Galifianakis star in “Masterminds.”


The Weekender: Punks, rebels, and dancing b-boys

A guide to everything fun to do in Boston and beyond.

Love Letters

// She’s fallen in love . . . with a gay man

Mark reassured me that he would never stop being my friend, he just cares about me so much that he doesn’t want me to be hung up on someone.

// Cartoon frog joins ranks of swastika, Confederate flag

The Pepe the Frog meme has been listed by the Anti-Defamation League as a hate symbol over its use from the alt-right.

Globe investigations

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.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

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Oktoberfest 2016

The taps are open at the world’s biggest beer festival in Germany that runs until Oct. 3.