Patriots at Steelers

Pittsburgh, PA - 10-23-16 - Heinz Field - New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers - l-r Julian Edelman, David Andrews and Tom Brady take the field before the game. ()

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Patriots clash with Steelers in Pittsburgh

Bill Belichick is going for his fifth win in Pittsburgh today as Patriots head coach.

// Some WBZ television service restored in time for Patriots game

The Boston-area CBS affiliate said it has been working all day Sunday to fix an outage.

// Apparently, DeAngelo Williams just can’t let Deflategate go

The Steelers running back posted a short video poking fun at the saga just before Sunday’s game vs. the Patriots.


// 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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// Meeting Salinger then, making a film about him now

Chris Cooper stars as the reclusive novelist in “Coming Through the Rye.”

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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Meet the unlikely champions of legalized weed in Mass.

Will Luzier and Jim Borghesani don’t partake, but they’re the engine behind Question 4.


// 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.

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 all 16 divisions are complete, although not all game times are set.

// In Quincy, a spooky ship that’s see worthy

Horror entrepreneur Jason Egan opened Ghost Ship Harbor, turning the USS Salem museum ship into a 60,000-square-foot haunted house.

Paul Simon in London in 2012.

book review

Behind the music of two 1960s icons: Paul Simon and Brian Wilson

Two new books shed light on a pair of rock legends whose music played as a soundtrack to the 1960s.

Fairmount line commuter trains are often canceled

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

// 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.

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.

Body of young male is pulled from Merrimack River in N.H.

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

Donald Trump campaigned in Florida earlier this month. His support among women lags by 20 points in some polls.

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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.

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.

Hillary Clinton, shown in Cleveland on Friday, is continually fine-tuning her message.

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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.

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.

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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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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.