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Where the boys are ... in Ubers

In pre-ride-hailing days, chauffeurs were for rich kids. But now a growing number of teens have private drivers.

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The newly issued rules give employers the right to deny women birth control coverage by claiming religious or moral objections.

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If only taming an erratic billionaire and reality-TV-star-turned-president were as simple as battlefield tactics in Iraq.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Image%20Tease%20Place%20Holder.png The Season Ticket: Your source for sports

Chris Gasper welcomes Chris Mannix to discuss all the major storylines heading into the NBA season.

From left to right,  Jose Rosado, Alexi Crepo and Chiki Rivera reacted as a cow who got loose in Hurricane Maria that they rounded up tries to jump out of the trailer.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Battered by Maria, farms in Puerto Rico face long recovery

Hurricane Maria destroyed an estimated 80 percent of the value of Puerto Rico’s agricultural crops, costing the island some $780 million.

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield recently removed a mural featuring an image of a Chinese character that plays into an archaic stereotype.

Critic’s Notebook

In Springfield, Dr. Seuss is at center of a cultural clash

An image created by Theodor Geisel years ago is resonating in an unintended — and to some, an unpleasant — way today.

The Nation

Critic’s Notebook

In Springfield, Dr. Seuss is at center of a cultural clash

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield recently removed a mural featuring an image of a Chinese character that plays into an archaic stereotype.

By Don Aucoin

An image created by Theodor Geisel years ago is resonating in an unintended — and to some, an unpleasant — way today.

Battered by Maria, farms in Puerto Rico face long recovery

From left to right,  Jose Rosado, Alexi Crepo and Chiki Rivera reacted as a cow who got loose in Hurricane Maria that they rounded up tries to jump out of the trailer.

By David Abel

Hurricane Maria destroyed an estimated 80 percent of the value of Puerto Rico’s agricultural crops, costing the island some $780 million.

John Kelly: The Boston native in charge of bringing order to President Trump’s White House

President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly.

By Annie Linskey

If only taming an erratic billionaire and reality-TV-star-turned-president were as simple as battlefield tactics in Iraq.

The World

Nobel Peace Prize goes to group opposing nuclear weapons

By Rick Gladstone

The award was made in a year when the threat of nuclear warfare seemed to draw closer.

American held as Islamic State suspect, creating quandary for Trump

By Eric Schmitt

The detention raises a dilemma that could resurrect some of the biggest wartime legal questions of the post-9/11 era.

Catalonia police chief appears in court amid sedition investigation

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Victor Lerena/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9120605s) Autonomous police force of Catalonia, Mossos d'Esquadra chief Josep Lluis Trapero, leaves the Audiencia Nacional Court in Madrid, Spain, 06 October 2017, on occasion of an investigation on the incidents during the searches to avoid the illegal referendum, banned by the Constitutional Court. Investigation on Catalan referendum at Audiencia Nacional Court in Madrid, Spain - 06 Oct 2017

By Raphael Minder

Officers from Catalonia’s autonomous police force were accused of failing to assist Spanish police officers during protests.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

Jim Mattis is right: Stay in the Iran deal

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.

The tone was low key, but its significance was unmistakable.

Michael A. Cohen

Trump won’t stop until he destroys Obamacare

FILE - In this Thursday, June 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about the U.S. role in the Paris climate change accord in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. A new Associated Press-NORC poll finds that Americans want local officials to do more to battle global warming now that federal officials aren’t. The poll finds more Americans than not disagree with Trump’s pulling the United States of Paris treaty to fight climate change. So 57 percent of those surveyed said they want local governments to pick up the slack in keeping the world from warming too much. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

By Michael A. Cohen

What Congress couldn’t accomplish, the Trump administration is still intent in doing on its own.

Letters

Thinking, and rethinking, guns

This Wednesday, June 29, 2016, photo shows guns on display at a gun store in Miami. After a gunman killed more than 50 people in Las Vegas in the nation’s latest mass shooting, stocks in the gun industry rose, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

As the NRA and Congress make moves on gun laws, some still see a long way to go.

Metro

If you like the ocean and solitude, this land sale in Maine has lots for $20,000

The view down the coastline of multiple lots at the Preserve at Dolly Head in Steuben, Maine.

By Laura Crimaldi

After 13 years on the market and few sales, developers in Steuben, Maine, are planning to sell oceanfront lots Saturday at deeply discounted prices.

Where the boys are ... in Ubers

By Beth Teitell

In pre-ride-hailing days, chauffeurs were for rich kids. But now a growing number of teens have private drivers.

Maura Healey sues Trump over birth control coverage

State Attorney General Maura Healey.

By Stephanie Ebbert

The newly issued rules give employers the right to deny women birth control coverage by claiming religious or moral objections.

Business & Tech

‘Goodbye!’ AOL Instant Messenger is signing off for good

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2010, file photo, an AOL logo is seen in the company's office in Hamburg, Germany. AOL announced on Oct. 6, 2017, that it will discontinue its once-popular Instant Messenger platform on Dec. 15(AP Photo/Axel Heimken, File)

By Andy Rosen

Get your final away messages ready — AIM’s parent company has announced that its Instant Messenger service is going offline.

FDA approves Flexion’s osteoarthritis treatment

By Jonathan Saltzman

Burlington biotech’s injectable drug for knee pain could generate more than $1 billion in annual sales.

Mass. robot company wins big military contract

By Andy Rosen

Endeavor Robotics will provide machines that can detect explosives and other dangerous materials.

Obituaries

Tom Paley, 89; helped spur folk revival with New Lost City Ramblers

By Matt Schudel

He was a founding member of a group that influenced Bob Dylan and the Greatful Dead.

Paul S. Otellini, 66, led Intel through chipmaking expansion

Mr. Otellini was the first leader of the firm who was not trained as an engineer.

By Don Clark

Mr. Otellini expanded Intel’s commanding chipmaking business but failed to build a company franchise in mobile phones.

CeDell Davis, 91, bluesman who played guitar with a knife

After polio constricted his hands, Mr. Davis developed his own technique of using a knife along his guitar’s fretboard.

By Jon Pareles

Mr. Davis spent decades performing around the South before a broader audience got a chance to hear his electrified rural blues in the 1980s.

Sports

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT

Why the Bruins’ opener was a tear-jerker, and other thoughts

Boston Ma 10/5/17 Boston Bruins David Pastrnak is introduced before they play the Nashville Predators during first period action of their first NHL game of the season at the TD Garden. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic

By Kevin Paul Dupont

One special moment Thursday belonged to first-time goal scorer Jake DeBrusk and his father.

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

Marcus Morris will be brought along slowly

Detroit Pistons forward Marcus Morris (13) drives around Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

By Adam Himmelsbach

After missing training camp, the forward will be allowed to build up conditioning.

Signs of progress for Patriots defense

Tampa, FL: October 5, 2017: Patriots DB's Jordan Richards, Devin Mccourty and Patrick Chung celebrate after the final play of the game as the Buccaneers threw an incomplete pass in the end zone. The New England Patriots visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a regular season Thursday Night NFL football game at Raymond James Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff).

By Brad Almquist

After an abysmal four-game stretch to start the season, the defense contributed to the win over the Bucs.

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DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Red Sox performance goes from bad to worse

By Dan Shaughnessy

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Red Sox are powerless to take the next step

By Nick Cafardo

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Barnstable girls’ volleyball sweeps Newton North, again

By Logan Mullen

TECHBOSTON 29, EAST BOSTON 8

Mark Senacharles finds a groove for TechBoston

By Brandan Blom

MELROSE 44, STONEHAM 38

Melrose edges Stoneham in overtime

By Karl Capen

HIGH SCHOOL CROSS-COUNTRY NOTES

Now healthy, Needham’s Cameron McLeod aiming high

By Shawn McFarland

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK

Patriots’ offensive line needs to get more protective

By Anthony Gulizia

NLDS: CUBS 3, NATIONALS 0

Hendricks, Cubs stifle Nationals in Game 1

By Howard Fendrich

ALDS: INDIANS 9, YANKEES 8

Indians outlast Yankees in 13 innings

By Tom Withers

SOMERSET-BERKLEY 36, OLD ROCHESTER 33

Chase Stafford has Somerset Berkley on the run

By Dan Shulman

Preseason: Celtics 110, 76ers 102

Kyrie Irving shoots Celtics past 76ers

By Adam Himmelsbach

ASTROS 8, RED SOX 2

Astros hammer Red Sox again in Game 2

By Peter Abraham

CHAD FINN | NINE INNINGS

For Red Sox, it was lose-trounced-repeat in Houston

By Chad Finn

ALEX SPEIER | INSTANT ANALYSIS

Red Sox are on the wrong end of a mismatch so far

By Alex Speier

Good Life

design

Belmont villa shows off dramatic designs

By Marni Elyse Katz

Local designers inject modern sensibilities into the 2017 Junior League of Boston Designer Show House.

Designers fashion trash into treasures

Gabriella Winston, 10, wearing a dress that she helped to male out of plastic leis.

By James Sullivan

At Rubbish to Runway, an unusual fund-raising event, the materials on display may be someone else’s trash.

hot ticket

Kids get an early Halloween at The Street

By Kara Baskin

If your kids just can’t wait for Halloween to don their costumes, take heart: It’s coming early this year.

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love letters by meredith goldstein

He has to be pushed

By Meredith Goldstein

tv critic’s corner

Amazon adapting ‘King Lear’ for TV with an all-star cast

By Matthew Gilbert

obsession

Keep it clean

By Marni Elyse Katz