‘I’ll tell you, when anything leaves, it crushes us’

Captain George “Butch” Harris, took a skiff out to his fishing boat in Eastport, Maine.

(Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

After decades of economic hardship, a Maine town is looking to make its own luck.

Opinion | Bernie Sanders

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At a time of massive political discontent, we need a new administration that has both vision and courage.

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Political jitters have fueled the sell-off, with some investors concerned an all-Democratic Congress could lead to restrictions on prescription drug prices.

Letter from abroad

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It’s a difficult time to be an American abroad, especially if you’re suffering from election burnout and the purpose of your travel is pure escapism.

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No one was injured as a plane carrying Republican VP candidate Mike Pence slid off runway at LaGuardia Airport.

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General Electric said it is holding talks with Baker Hughes on potential partnerships.

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The issue now appears headed for resolution in the courts.

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Brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy are part of a Nevada ranching family embroiled in a lengthy fight over the use of public range.

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A poll found Warren leading Schilling 58 percent to 24 percent among 500 likely Massachusetts voters.

Traffic on the Mass. Pike.

Matthew Healey for The Boston Globe

What you need to know about all-electronic tolling

First: Expect traffic. A lot of it.

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Massachusetts child welfare officials are warning that a ballot provision could effectively tie the hands of social workers.

Adrian Walker

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Lifting the cap could place good schools within reach of more students. Why is that a bad idea?

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Eataly Boston will open its doors Nov. 29, but you can almost smell the food cooking already.


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The ballot question would ban the close confinement of laying hens, veal calves, and breeding sows.

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Good news for cranberry juice haters: It can’t help your UTI after all.

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Alberto Lopez had been sentenced to life, plus six years’s supervised release, for several drug-related offenses.

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Sharon Kotch defended the decision that will allow former Beacon Hill lobbyist Richard McDonough to be released a year earlier than expected.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell walks on the field before an NFL football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)



NFL’s ratings drop a quality-control matter

There are many reasons for the league’s viewership decline, but a lack of compelling matchups may be the biggest.

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Remember playing “the floor is lava” as a kid? People who take a stroll through a South Korean park won’t have to use their imaginations anymore.


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The World Series shouldn’t be influenced by an exhibition game.


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Everything fun to do in Boston and beyond.

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The desperate and the dead

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Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

The Big Picture

Autumn colors from around the world

Fall in the northern hemisphere showed vibrant colors around the globe.