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50 immigrants arrested in Mass. as part of ICE operation

Federal officials said Thursday that ‘‘Operation Safe City’’ specifically targeted some of the fiercest opponents of President Trump’s immigration policies.

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“We cannot remain silent,” Red Sox owner John Henry said ahead of the announcement of the new initiative, Take the Lead.

Pine Manor College president Thomas O'Reilly and college students stood on the grounds of their campus. The Town of Brookline has proposed taking the college's land, by eminent domain, to build an elementary school.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Brookline considers seizing college land by eminent domain

A standoff is brewing over town officials’ surprise announcement that they may seize 7 acres of Pine Manor College’s front lawn to build an elementary school.

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Maura Healey’s office is investigating after a report by STAT and the Boston Globe on a national network of insurance fraud that preyed upon people desperate to break their addiction to opioids.

It seems like just yesterday that the million-dollar home was a mansion. Today, it no longer guarantees parking, outdoor space, or a second bedroom.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

One bedroom. No parking. One million dollars.

In the inflamed local real estate market, $1 million no longer guarantees parking, outdoor space, or even a second bedroom.

The Nation

Amid protests at Trump hotel, Gorsuch calls for civility

By Adam Liptak

Justice Neil Gorsuch’s address at the Trump International Hotel drew protests and criticism for speaking at a venue that is the subject of several lawsuits against the president.

The World

South Korea is speeding up arms buildup to counter North, its leader says

By Choe Sang-Hun

President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that South Korea’s military would speed up efforts to strengthen its pre-emptive strike, missile defense and retaliatory capabilities against North Korea, and he renewed his call for the armed forces to become more independent of America’s.

ISIS releases recorded message purportedly from its leader

A destroyed car remains on the dirt road going into Hamam al-Alil, a town next to Muneira, where Iraqi authorities found a mass grave containing hundreds of people killed by ISIS. MUST CREDIT: photo for The Washington Post by Emilien Urbano.

By Louisa Loveluck

In the message, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi vowed to continue his group’s fight in Iraq and Syria.

He thought he had a lung tumor. It was a tiny toy traffic cone he inhaled 40 years ago.

By Lindsey Bever

He thought he had a lung tumor. It was a tiny toy traffic cone he inhaled 40 years ago.

Editorial & Opinion

EDITORIAL

GOP tax plan leaves the middle class in the cold

President Donald Trump while delivering an address about tax reform  in Indianapolis.

The GOP tax plan sends an ominous signal to the millions of people struggling to hold on in this country: No help is coming.

SCOT LEHIGH

Memo to Amazon: There’s only one choice

10/14/15: Boston,MA: A helicopter flies over the Prudential Building on the skyline of Boston, seen from South Boston as a brilliant red fall sunset is in progress. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:metro topic:sunset

By Scot Lehigh

Don’t even bother considering the other cities.

Opinion | Diane Hessan

Diane Hessan: Why Trump voters want to boycott the NFL

Cleveland Browns fans hold a sign after the national anthem at the Colts-Browns game on Sept. 24.

By Diane Hessan

Many people are calling for a boycott of the NFL this weekend; it’s important to understand why.

Metro

Brookline considers seizing college land by eminent domain

Pine Manor College president Thomas O'Reilly and college students stood on the grounds of their campus. The Town of Brookline has proposed taking the college's land, by eminent domain, to build an elementary school.

By Laura Krantz

A standoff is brewing over town officials’ surprise announcement that they may seize 7 acres of Pine Manor College’s front lawn to build an elementary school.

50 immigrants arrested in Mass. as part of ICE operation

‘‘We are never going to stop enforcing the laws that we’re authorized and required to do,’’ said Matthew Albence, an executive associate director of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

By Jeremy C. Fox

Federal officials said Thursday that ‘‘Operation Safe City’’ specifically targeted some of the fiercest opponents of President Trump’s immigration policies.

Boston’s five sports teams launch public service campaign opposing racism

By Meghan E. Irons

“We cannot remain silent,” Red Sox owner John Henry said ahead of the announcement of the new initiative, Take the Lead.

Business & Tech

To lower costs, Massachusetts seeks to limit MassHealth drug coverage

By Ed Silverman

MassHealth currently must cover all treatments, but hopes to give itself better leverage in talks with drug companies by limiting coverage to certain drugs.

Insulet will expand production to Acton, expects to add hundreds of jobs

Employees, customers, and supporters of Insulet Corp. joined Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker (third from left) to symbolically shovel dirt at Insulet's new headquarters in Acton on Thursday.

By Jon Chesto

The company’s CEO said the decision hinged on available skilled workforce combined with state and local tax incentives.

Table Talk Pies adding jobs, baking more pies

Jeff Warren, product developer for Table Talk, laid out pie tins on the assembly line at the company’s new factory in Worcester.

By Natasha Mascarenhas

Table Talk Pies is expanding with a 50,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, adding more than 50 jobs to its 300-person workforce.

Obituaries

Bruce Lehane, who guided BU cross-country runners to championships, dies at 68

Mr. Lehane coached at Boston University for 35 years, guiding numerous cross-country and distance runners.

By Marvin Pave

Mr. Lehane, of Roslindale, coached scores of athletes to success over a 35-year tenure.

Red Miller dies; brought playoff football, swagger to Denver

Red Miller in a Jan. 15, 1978, file photo.

By Eddie Pells

The fiery head coach guided the Denver Broncos from obscurity to their first Super Bowl.

Charles Owens, golfer whose novel putter brought late success, dies at 85

Charles Owens, inventor of the long putter, with one of the clubs that he designed and used on tour, at Rogers Park Golf Course in Tampa, Fla., Nov. 8, 2012.

By Richard Sandomir

If Mr. Owens was going to jump-start a late-blooming golf career, he had to fix his putting.

Sports

Celtics ‘made progress’ in five training camp practices in Newport

Boston Celtics' Aron Baynes, left, defends as Daniel Theis, of Germany, right, tries to drive toward the basket during NBA basketball training camp, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Newport, R.I. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

By Adam Himmelsbach

Camp is not being used to brush off cobwebs; it’s a time for players to learn a new system and each other.

ASTROS 12, RED SOX 2

Red Sox lose, but magic number reduced to 1

Boston-09/28/17-Red Sox vs Astors-Astros Derek Fisher(l) congratulates Carlos Correa at home plate after Correa's 2-run homer in the 7th inning to the Astros ahead, 12-2. Sox catcher Christian Vazquez looks down. John Tlumacki/Globe staff (sports)

By Peter Abraham

Houston’s Carlos Correa went 4 for 4 with a home run, scored three times, and drove in three runs.

Roger Goodell gathered players and owners to discuss anthem protests

Foxborough, MA 09/24/17 Patriots players took a knee during the National Anthem. The England Patriots host the Houston Texans Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at Gillette Stadium. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff

By Ben Volin

Devin McCourty and Robert Kraft were among those at Tuesday’s meeting in New York.

More Stories

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Mansfield boys’ soccer cruises against King Philip

By Ryan Hathaway

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Rajai Davis staying sharp for the playoffs

By Peter Abraham

BRUINS NOTEBOOK

Roster auditions continue for Bruins

By Kevin Paul Dupont

Thursday’s high school football roundup

Shane Frommer sparks King Philip’s 28-point rally

By Henry Brechter

High school football

MIAA set to stage six Super Bowls at Gillette Stadium

By Craig Larson

NICK CAFARDO I ON BASEBALL

It could be all Red Sox-Astros, all the time

By Nick Cafardo

FANTASY FOOTBALL

It’s time to pick up Deshaun Watson

By Ed Ryan

THE BETTOR’S EDGE

Ten-second runoff in Detroit came at a bad time

By Ed Ryan

Alex Speier

Red Sox offense is about to get a do-over

By Alex Speier

Olympics Notebook

Winter Olympics might return to the US in 2030

By Matt Pepin

CHAD FINN I SPORTS MEDIA

Doris Burke receives deserved promotion from ESPN

By Chad Finn

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK

Rob Gronkowski passes on a history test with Panthers

By Anthony Gulizia

CENTRAL MICHIGAN AT BC | SATURDAY, 1 P.M.

Anthony Brown is showing enough to give BC hope

By Frank Dell’Apa

Weekend

Movie Review

Leads come up aces in ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Emma Stone plays Billie Jean King and Steve Carell is Bobby Riggs in “Battle of the Sexes.”

By Ty Burr

The film is as much about off-court struggles as it is about the 1973 match between Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell).

Art Review

A Mark Rothko show at the MFA is very small — and very fine

“Untitled” (1955) by Mark Rothko.

By Cate McQuaid

The MFA shows 11 Mark Rothko paintings on loan from the National Gallery of Art.

Movie Review

‘Ex Libris’ is textbook Frederick Wiseman

The New York Public Library’s Milstein Reading Room, shown in “Ex Libris.”

By Ty Burr

In “Ex Libris — The New York Public Library,” Wiseman may have found his great subject