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Kevin Cullen

Mass., DraftKings, Fan Duel living in a fantasy world

The state should regulate the sports betting industry now calling itself sports fantasy. And tax it heavily.

This day in history

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2015. There are 79 days left in the year.

Yvonne Abraham

Medical examiner says he was bullied by Middlesex DA

Marian Ryan says she is “puzzled” by the claims surrounding a Malden baby’s death, since her dealings with Peter Cummings were respectful.


Lottery results from Monday drawings

Leaf-watchers still waiting for fall’s colors to arrive

A warm, sunny summer — with less-than-average rainfall — is one factor for the late-changing leaves, a meteorologist says.

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Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas campaigned for president in New Hampshire earlier this month.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

In N.H., a new push to engage religious voters

Evangelicals are turning up their voices in the Granite State — one of the least religious states in the country.

Adrian Walker

// Newton mayor targets poverty hidden in the shadows

Setti Warren commissioned a study on the city’s economics, and the findings shocked him.

// North Shore Catholics embark on year of mercy

Parishioners of churches in Amesbury and Salisbury hope to complete 1 million acts of mercy during their campaign.

// Walsh doesn’t take stand on council pay-raise vote

The mayor’s measure would become law next month without a vote, because of a rarely used provision of the city charter.

Yvonne Abraham


Abraham is a Metro columnist. Her work appears on Thursdays and Sundays.

Kevin Cullen


Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Thomas Farragher


Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Adrian Walker


Walker has been a columnist for the Metro section since 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.