Patriots 27, Steelers 16

Julian Edelman fumbled a punt in the fourth quarter.



It’s pretty clear this one was ugly

The Patriots are happy for the win, but they plan to learn from their mistakes Sunday.


// Patriots defense not passing the eye test

A defense that was earmarked for greatness hasn’t allowed points, but it hasn’t imposed its will.

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// Amid a lot of mistakes, Patriots mixed in flashes of brilliance

A championship-caliber drive and individual performances by LeGarrette Blount and Malcolm Butler highlighted Sunday’s win.

// Rob Gronkowski ties franchise touchdown record

The tight end matched Stanley Morgan’s 68 touchdowns.

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// Critics already lining up againt AT&T-Time Warner deal

Skeptics like Edward Markey are warning that the $85 billion move could be bad news for consumers.

// A man called women in yoga pants ‘disturbing.’ So hundreds wore them to his house.

It was the shaming and the policing of women’s bodies that struck a chord with the attendees, said the organizer of the R.I. event.

Since his release in 2014, ordained minister Victor Rosario has preached widely.

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Freedom remains tenuous for freed prisoner

Victor Rosario’s next race is the New York City Marathon. Two days later, his newfound sense of freedom will again be under review.

// Bill Murray accepts comedy’s top honor

Murray’s playful acceptance speech came after a dozen friends and colleagues paid tribute to his life and career.

// Time to hit the slopes: Killington opening on Tuesday

The Vermont resort received five inches of natural snow Saturday to supplement its snowmaking.

GOP frets over Donald Trump’s down-ballot impact

Jeremy Baker, of Americans for Prosperity, canvassed a neighborhood in King of Prussia, Pa.

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Pennsylvania Republicans are worried about prospects for conservatives seeking election.

// City expects to recoup GE tax break cash, and much more

Officials say Boston will, over 20 years, get back more than double the $25 million in breaks the corporation received to move here.

// Want to smoke up on campus? Sorry, dude

Even if Mass. votes to legalize marijuana, schools will still ban the drug on campus — otherwise they’d jeopardize federal funding.

Dr. Ann-Christine Duhaime, with Jayven Taveras, is checking the feasibility of creating a pediatric unit that’s environmentally advanced.

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Is it easy being ‘green’? MGH wants to give it a shot

The hospital is considering a new pediatric facility that physically unifies its children’s services.

// Missing Nashua teen’s body found in Mass. river

Jacob Goulet might have fallen at least 20 feet down an open sewer on Main Street, according to police.

// Long-delayed Mohegan Sun hotel could give Conn. casino an edge

Mohegan hopes the modest 14-story resort will help it ward off Mass.’ nascent gaming facilities.

The Boston Fenway Inn 12 Hemenway St. could become temporary student housing.

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Neighbors angry over Emerson plan to turn hostel into dorm

The four-story Boston Fenway Inn would house students while Emerson College renovates a 750-bed facility.

Curt Schilling spoke Saturday at City Hall Plaza during a rally in support of the Donald Trump-Mike Pence ticket.

Curt Schilling’s new gig: Breitbart show host

Schilling, a vocal supporter of Donald Trump, will be on the air daily, according to New York Magazine.

// Early voting in Mass. starts today

The commonwealth is making its first foray into early voting. Find out where you can cast your ballot.

// Tom Hayden, famed 1960s anti-war activist, dies at 76

Hayden moved beyond his notoriety as a Chicago 8 defendant to become a California legislator, author, and lecturer.

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// 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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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.

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