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Sandy’s force leaves millions across East Coast reeling

Flooded streets kept firefighters away when a blaze tore through homes in New York’s Rockaway area on Tuesday.

The hardest-hit areas of the Atlantic Seaboard began the daunting process Tuesday of rebuilding after a storm that remade the landscape and rewrote the record books.

Jason Locke moved mud out of his mother’s home near Gooseberry Point at Horseneck Beach in Westport Tuesday.

Outages but words of relief in Mass.

Overall damage was relatively modest, and state officials expressed relief that the area was spared vast destruction from Sandy.

The New England Compounding Center’s internal testing showed samples from “clean rooms’’ contained bacteria.

Despite bacteria in labs, a clean pharmacy report

The Framingham firm linked to a meningitis outbreak told customers its labs were clean, but internal tests showed the contrary.

Brookline resident Tom Kennedy was quizzed by Julie Rafferty, a volunteer for Elizabeth Warren’s campaign.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

In Elizabeth Warren camp, a door-to-door formula

With Warren locked in a tight battle to unseat Senator Brown, Democrats hope their sophisticated ground efforts will again help give them an edge.

The Nation

Mexican pleads guilty in killing of a US agent

By Jacques Billeaud

A Mexican man pleaded guilty in the killing of a US Border Patrol agent whose death revealed the botched ‘‘Fast and Furious’’ gun-smuggling operation.

Son, 12, on trial in neo-Nazi’s slaying

By Gillian Flaccus

Nearly two years after a neo-Nazi leader was shot while sleeping on his sofa, his son — who was 10 at the time of the killing — went on trial for murder.

Man charged in theft of Las Vegas casino chips

A man suspected of sneaking into a restricted area of the Venetian resort and stealing $1.6 million in casino chips was arrested in Southern California, Las Vegas police said.

The World

At least 23 dead as Syrian jets, tanks pound city

Rebel fighters and residents inspected a destroyed building in the northern city of Maaret al-Numan on Tuesday.

By Ben Hubbard

Air strikes by Syrian jets and shells from tanks leveled a neighborhood in a restive city near the capital of Damascus on Tuesday.

London police may move from New Scotland Yard

By Danica Kirka

Police in the city, facing budget cuts, may relocate from their New Scotland Yard headquarters to a smaller building.

Rwandan opposition leader sentenced to 8 years

A court sentenced the country’s top opposition leader to eight years for treason and on a charge unique to this central African nation — genocide ideology.

Editorial & Opinion

Scot Lehigh

Morphing Mitt goes into overdrive

By Scot Lehigh

We are now in the closing days of the campaign — and Mitt Romney is running as a reasonable, mild-mannered moderate.

Nicole Gelinas

The end of the housing crisis

By Nicole Gelinas

Housing prices have been rising for the past few months, the result not of the efforts of politicians but of free-market forces.

Elissa Ely

A medical calling

By Elissa Ely

In an age of technological communication, medical practitioners may find themselves in contact with each other both too much and not enough.

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letters | hurricane stirs climate concerns

We must reverse policies that drive climate change

letters | hurricane stirs climate concerns

Storm ought to give candidates, voters something to ponder

letters | hurricane stirs climate concerns

When will we begin to grapple with reality?

weighing the ballot questions

Marijuana caught in a Catch-22

letters | weighing the ballot questions

Why spin our wheels on ‘right to repair’ measure?

Metro

Outages but words of relief in Mass.

Jason Locke moved mud out of his mother’s home near Gooseberry Point at Horseneck Beach in Westport Tuesday.

By Peter Schworm and Martine Powers

Overall damage was relatively modest, and state officials expressed relief that the area was spared vast destruction from Sandy.

Despite bacteria in labs, a clean pharmacy report

The New England Compounding Center’s internal testing showed samples from “clean rooms’’ contained bacteria.

By Kay Lazar

The Framingham firm linked to a meningitis outbreak told customers its labs were clean, but internal tests showed the contrary.

In Elizabeth Warren camp, a door-to-door formula

Brookline resident Tom Kennedy was quizzed by Julie Rafferty, a volunteer for Elizabeth Warren’s campaign.

By Frank Phillips

With Warren locked in a tight battle to unseat Senator Brown, Democrats hope their sophisticated ground efforts will again help give them an edge.

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Storm’s damage marks out trail for Brown, Warren

By Michael Levenson and Mark Arsenault

Brian McGrory

Our political storm troupers

By Brian McGrory

Kingston

Two injured in 2-alarm house fire

By Sarah N. Mattero

Boston

South End slaying of man, 22, investigated

By Sarah N. Mattero

Business

Area’s home prices rise, foreclosures fall

By Jenifer B. McKim

The latest measures of the state housing market’s recovery pointed in the right direction Tuesday, with foreclosures declining and home prices rising.

Romney testimony reveals rocky start at Staples

Tom Stemberg and Mitt Romney in August at the Republican National Convention.

By Beth Healy

Mitt Romney’s testimony in the divorce case of the founder of Staples offers insight into the company’s shaky beginnings.

$225m project proposed for former John Hancock site

The tower will include a 220-room hotel and 142 condominiums.

By Casey Ross

The 33-story hotel and residential complex near Copley Square would add another high-rise to the Back Bay’s skyline.

Sports

Dan Shaughnessy

For joining Heat, Ray Allen gets cold shoulder

Kevin Garnett tried to cover Ray Allen, but off the court, Garnett kept his distance.

By Dan Shaughnessy

The takeaway moment of opening night was Kevin Garnett’s refusal to acknowledge Allen, and it made you wonder, why does it always end badly in Boston?

Heat 120, Celtics 107

Heat knock off Celtics in opener

Heat star LeBron James (26 points) made some noise with this thunderous dunk, much to the dismay of Celtics Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett.

By Frank Dell’Apa

Coach Doc Rivers tried several lineup combinations, some successful and others scandalous, in a season-opening loss to the Heat.

On Football | Midweek Report

Patriots defense improved with pass rush

The Patriots defense doesn’t get enough pressure with just four rushers, outside of end Chandler Jones.

By Greg A. Bedard

The Patriots used a larger amount of pass-rush packages against the Rams, with positive results. Hopefully it’s the start of a trend.

G: Food

Best red and white wines under $15

Its foil wrap rendering it anonymous, a white wine is poured into a tasting flight for Plonkapalooza’s four judges.

By Ellen Bhang

Every October, we conduct a blind tasting of 50 wines called Plonkapalooza and invite distinguished sommeliers to select their favorites.

Plonkapalooza: 50 reds and whites tasted

Tasting notes (wines that received at least one vote are accompanied by a note) are from sommeliers Brahm Callahan, Jason Kilgore, Kate Moore, and Globe wine writer Ellen Bhang.

Plonkapalooza top scoring wines

Plonkapalooza top scoring wines

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dining out

Shojo shines as modern Chinatown

By Devra First

Cheap Eats

Lobsters galore, plus much more in Quincy

By Bella English

Galleries

What’s up at Boston-area art galleries

By Cate McQuaid

events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

A Tank Away

Bethel, Maine, offers outdoor adventures all year round

By Diane Bairand Pamela Wright

Names

Ben Affleck wins casting award, hates ‘Homeland’

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Donnie Wahlberg in touch during, after storm

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Horror expert offers some scary tips

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Who’s who at fund-raiser for Hong Lok House

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Natalie Cole celebrates ABCD’s 50 years

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Lovin’ Spoonfuls hosts pre-storm tailgate party

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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