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Every sightseeing firm contacted by the Globe has made or is mulling changes to deal with endless rush hour.

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Elizabeth Warren is focusing her trademark populist style on the next big item on the Republican to-do list in Washington: overhauling the US tax code.

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Harvey Weinstein reportedly arranged for $600,000 raised for charity to be sent to the American Repertory Theater, earmarked to reimburse Weinstein and fellow “Finding Neverland” investors.

The Nation

Warren takes lead role in fight against Trump tax plan

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., walk to a news conference on the Republican tax and budget proposals, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

By Victoria McGrane

Elizabeth Warren is focusing her trademark populist style on the next big item on the Republican to-do list in Washington: overhauling the US tax code.

Jerry Sandusky denied new trial on child sex abuse charges

By MARK SCOLFORO

Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual abuse charges that landed him in state prison to serve a lengthy sentence.

Man gets life term after decade awaiting murder trial

An Alabama man who spent a decade in jail on a murder charge in what his defense called a violation of the U.S. Constitution’s speedy-trial requirement, has been sentenced to life in prison, with eventual eligibility for parole.

The World

Slain reporter was looking into shady tax rules, bootleg oil in Malta

Candles, notes and paper cuttings lie next to the Love Monument in St. Julian, Malta, Tuesday Oct. 17, 2017 the day after the killing of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Daphne Caruana Galizia, the Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation's links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers, was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in her car. (AP Photo/ Rene Rossignaud)

By Frances D’Emilio

Investigators have many tangled paths to follow to discover who wanted the anti-corruption crusader dead. She was killed in a car bombing Monday.

Thousands march over ‘Somalia’s 9/11;’ attack details emerge

By ABDI GULED

Somali intelligence officials shared a detailed account of the country’s deadliest attack, while thousands marched Wednesday in Mogadishu in a show of defiance against the extremist group blamed for Saturday’s truck bombing that left more than 300 dead.

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Escalates Confrontation with Iran

By RICK GLADSTONE

The Trump administration escalated a bitter confrontation with Iran on Wednesday, demanding that the U.N. Security Council punish the Iranian government for what the U.S.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Henry Louis Gates Jr.

We can’t allow forces of reaction to turn back the clock on race relations

Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., appears in Atlanta , Ga., in Oct. 24, 1966.

By Henry Louis Gates Jr.

We must link arms and stand publicly against racism, in all of its ugly, hateful forms.

Opinion | Anita F. Hill

Anita F. Hill: Trump’s information blackout on sexual assault

By Anita F. Hill

The Trump administration has purged vital data from its website regarding sexual assault.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Hillary Clinton can’t be appalled by Harvey Weinstein without being appalled by her husband

CHELTENHAM, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15: Hillary Clinton is interviewed by Mariella Frostrup (not pictured) at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on October 15, 2017 in Cheltenham, England. The former US secretary of state and 2016 American presidential candidate yesterday received an honorary doctorate from Swansea University. She is also visiting the UK to promote her new book

By Joan Vennochi

This Hollywood creep is just more proof that sexual harassers are not limited to any political persuasion.

Metro

Boston’s traffic is becoming a tourism nightmare

Boston, MA - 10/17/2017 - Photos of traffic in Boston and the impact it's having on tour companies, like the Duck Boat Tours which are regularly stuck in traffic. Pictured is a Duck Boat approaching Leverett Circle. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Lifestyle, Reporter: Beth Teitell Mandl, Topic: 19traffictours, LOID: 8.3.4054659081.

By Beth Teitell

Every sightseeing firm contacted by the Globe has made or is mulling changes to deal with endless rush hour.

Why did AIDS charity auction money go to a Cambridge theater — and Harvey Weinstein’s pocket?

Actress Laura Michelle Kelly, producer Harvey Weinstein, and director Diane Paulus at the opening night of “Finding Neverland” at the American Repertory Theater.

By Malcolm Gay

Harvey Weinstein reportedly arranged for $600,000 raised for charity to be sent to the American Repertory Theater, earmarked to reimburse Weinstein and fellow “Finding Neverland” investors.

Yvonne Abraham

Can you ever really know a person?

By Yvonne Abraham

When a Brookline woman told her friends and family she had cancer, they mobilized, at one point raising $24,000 for her. But it turns out she made it all up.

Business & Tech

Will Amazon headquarters sweepstakes set off a bidding war among communities?

WORCESTER, MA - 9/26/2017: Some scenes of Worcester downtown area (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: BUSINESS TOPIC 26Leung

By Tim Logan

Eye-popping incentives by some communities that are trying to woo Amazon could force Boston to sweeten its offer.

NorthPoint site gets a new name

Images of a park space and new office and apartment buildings planned at Cambridge Crossing, formerly known as NorthPoint.

By Tim Logan

DivcoWest is readying several construction sites for its 45-acre property on the borders of Cambridge, Boston, and Somerville and is also giving the project a new name.

Bill Linehan to leave City Council two months early

Bill Linehan, 66, a councilor for more than 10 years and a city employee for three decades, is stepping down after the council’s regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday.

By Milton J. Valencia

Following an emotional City Council meeting, filled with personal good-byes from his colleagues, veteran Councilor Bill Linehan struck the gavel to officially mark his retirement from the legislative body after 30 years as a city employee.

Sports

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Gordon Hayward’s injury puts damper on Celtics’ home opener

Boston, MA: 10-18-17: The Boston Celtics opened the home portion of their 2017-18 NBA basketball season vs. the Milwaukee Bucks at the TD Garden. Fans cheered when a photo of Celtics forward Gordon Hayward, who was injured Wednesday night in Cleveland was shown on the scoreboard. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Dan Shaughnessy

Most of the pregame buzz was dedicated to the guy who was not there.

Practice makes perfect for BC’s AJ Dillon

Boston College running back AJ Dillon (2) crosses the goal line to score during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Louisville, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. Boston College won 45-42. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

By Craig Larson

The running back did a spin-and-stiff-arm move in practice, then went 75 yards with it vs. Louisville.

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Cohasset-Norwell boys’ soccer ends in scoreless draw

Cohasset 10/18/2017: Norwell goalie Cal Stoddard leaps into the air to stop the Cohasset shot in the first half. Photo by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe (south)

By Katherine Fominykh

Stalemate against South Shore League rival was only blemish of Skippers’ undefeated season (15-0-1).

Thursday Scene

Beloved writer’s archives are back where they belong

Donald Murray and his wife Minnie Mae. She was the subject of many of his columns for the Boston Globe.

By James Sullivan

After nearly 20 years, the papers of award-winning writer Donald Murray have found their way back to the UNH campus in Durham.

photography REview

Robert Frank’s work pops up at Tufts

By Mark Feeney

An unconventional pop-up exhibit on Robert Frank is at Tufts University’s Tisch Library through Nov. 5.

Ask Amy

Sudden plan to move ties partner in knots

By Amy Dickinson

Advice from Amy Dickinson.