Three die from ‘very lethal’ heroin in central Mass.

Police in Clinton took to Facebook to warn of the deadly heroin that is in their community.

Athletic apparel sits on display inside a Lululemon Athletica Inc. store at the International Finance Centre mall in Hong Kong, China, on Monday, June 22, 2015. Lululemon Athletica opened their first retail store in Hong Kong on June 19. Photographer: Xaume Olleros/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Man who criticized women in yoga pants says it was only satire

Alan Sorrentino’s letter about women who wear yoga pants produced an international backlash that included death threats, he says.

Body is seen in river in search for teen in Nashua, N.H.

Police said 16-year-old Jacob Goulet may have fallen into an open sewer drain during Friday night’s downpours.

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump (R) and vice presidential candidate Mike Pence (L) hold a campaign rally in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Trump team says ‘we are behind’ but can still win

Donald Trump’s campaign bluntly acknowledged Sunday that he is trailing Hillary Clinton, but insisted he has a path to win.

// GOP vowed to do better with women. What happened?

The 2016 race isn’t over yet, but fed-up conservative women are already conducting a vivisection of Trump’s campaign.

// What do hacked e-mails reveal about Clinton campaign?

The e-mails provide insights into how Hillary Clinton’s inner circle operates and hints about how she might govern if she wins.

Train 750 arrived for a few passengers at Morton Street last Wednesday. The train run was canceled every day the previous week.

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Fed-up Fairmount line riders have had enough

Six times this month, the 6:25 a.m. from Readville to South Station has been canceled, stranding workers and students in inner-city enclaves.

Strong winds today could bring power outages, downed trees

The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for southern New England through 6 p.m. Sunday.

Head of the Charles Regatta

Eight-man crews competed in the Head of the Charles Regatta Saturday afternoon.

A record-tying finish for Gevvie Stone

The Newton native claimed her seventh women’s single championship in what may be her last run at the Charles.

Smoke billowed from oil wells set ablaze by Islamic State militants fleeing from the Qayyarah region of Iraq in August.


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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Patriots get set for road test in Pittsburgh

The Patriots are playing on the road against the Steelers, and Globe reporters are at the stadium.

// TV transmission issues could affect your ability to watch today’s Patriots game

Over-the-air and satellite viewers haven’t been able to watch Channels 4 and 38 since Saturday afternoon.


// Reading between the lines on Roger Goodell’s comments

The NFL commissioner can a bit evasive and corporate in his answers, so allow us to translate for you.

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What is it like to live in Stow?

Ruth Banfield’s family moved here because her twin brother had rheumatic fever, and she never left.

Ideas | Matthew Hutson

Sudden power is a scourge — and not just in politics

Absolute power may corrupt. But emerging research shows that newfound power makes people manipulative — especially when they’re insecure.

// As use of LED street lights grows, so do concerns over ‘blue light’

Specialists warn that if exposed to it at night, “blue light” from some LEDs can disrupt the body’s production of melatonin, a hormone that influences sleep.

commentary | Ty Burr

// ‘13th’ is probably the most important movie of the year

Director Ava DuVernay presents the case that our current system of mass incarceration is a direct, Constitutionally enabled descendent of slavery.

Tewksbury's Will Matovu bulls his away over Billerica's defenders in matchup on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Mark Lorenz for The Boston Globe

Matchups set for Eastern Massachusetts high school football playoffs

The first-round pairings in 15 of the 16 divisions are complete, with one more to be determined.


Life 18 miles from a paved road

I never had a mosquito problem. Geckos scratched and scrambled up the walls and across support beams.

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The 5,600-mile goodbye

A mother and daughter develop a new bond on their drive from Marblehead to San Diego.

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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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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner at New York’s Waldorf Astoria.

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Donald Trump, the unfunniest clown

Trump’s attempt at comedy at the Al Smith Dinner was a slow-mo detonation that could only have benefited slightly more by the involvement of Michael Bay.