Patriots at Steelers

Tom Brady ran with the ball in 2nd quarter action.

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Steelers, Patriots battle in the second half

Tom Brady threw a rope to Rob Gronkowski to extend the Patriots lead to 20-13 in the third quarter.

// 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.

// 13 people killed after tour bus rear-ends semi truck in California

The bus was traveling much faster than the semi, and the impact was so strong, the bus went about 15 feet into the trailer.

A group organized to parade past the Rhode Island house of a man who criticized women wearing yoga pants in public.

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Hundreds of people wearing yoga pants parade past man’s house in R.I.

A letter to the editor by a man in Barrington, R.I., that criticized women wearing yoga pants spurred the response.

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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.”

// Curt Schilling will reportedly join Breitbart

Six months after he was fired by ESPN for sharing his controversial political views, the former Red Sox pitcher is reportedly joining Breitbart.

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// 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.


// 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.

Paul Simon in London in 2012.

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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.

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.

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//[1].jpg 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.

Police say body found in Merrimack River appears to be missing N.H. teen

A body found in the Merrimack River near Tyngsborough appears to be that of Jacob Goulet, 16, of Nashua.

// 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.

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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.