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Bicycles and debris lay on a bike path after a motorist drove onto the path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking and killing several people.

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8 dead as truck careens down bike path in Manhattan in terror attack

A 29-year-old man plowed a pickup truck down a crowded bike path along the Hudson River in Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 before being shot by a police officer in what officials are calling the deadliest terrorist attack on New York City since Sept. 11.By Benjamin Mueller, William K. Rashbaum and Al Baker

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The screams seemed too vivid from the start, too visceral to belong to crowds celebrating a crisp and sunny Halloween in Lower Manhattan. The tragedy had unfolded in just minutes, and for hours it remained too senseless to believe.

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Dartmouth has barred three professors from campus pending its own investigation into the matter, described as “allegations of serious misconduct.”

NESTOR RAMOS

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Right now you’re either nodding in agreement, or you just set your computer on fire and are burning me in effigy.

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Chris Gasper and Chad Finn respond to Hall of Famer Joe Morgan’s assertion that steroid users should be disqualified from baseball’s promised land.

A woman walked down a street blocked by a storm-toppled tree in Maine.

After fierce storm, more than half a million customers around New England still in the dark

Restoring power will be a multi-day effort, given the breadth of damage across the state, officials said.

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GOP lawmakers have been taking great pains to avoid talking about Monday’s developments in the Russia probe.

The Nation

A mangled school bus and bodies everywhere; ‘It was surreal’

Police worked near a damaged Home Depot truck after a motorist drove onto a bike path near the World Trade Center memorial.

By Jose A. DelReal and Corey Kilgannon

The screams seemed too vivid from the start, too visceral to belong to crowds celebrating a crisp and sunny Halloween in Lower Manhattan. The tragedy had unfolded in just minutes, and for hours it remained too senseless to believe.

Indictments? What indictments? Republicans in Congress try to focus on taxes

After a press conference on judicial nominees, Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley (left) ducked behind a row of flags and out a back door on Monday as questions about the Russia inquiry started.

By Victoria McGrane

GOP lawmakers have been taking great pains to avoid talking about Monday’s developments in the Russia probe.

8 dead as truck careens down bike path in Manhattan in terror attack

Bicycles and debris lay on a bike path after a motorist drove onto the path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking and killing several people.

By Benjamin Mueller, William K. Rashbaum and Al Baker

A 29-year-old man plowed a pickup truck down a crowded bike path along the Hudson River in Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 before being shot by a police officer in what officials are calling the deadliest terrorist attack on New York City since Sept. 11.

The World

South Korea and China move to normalize relations after THAAD conflict

Xi Jinping, China's president and general secretary of the Communist Party of China, in the East Hall of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on Oct. 25, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.

By Adam Taylor

The two sides have historically deep ties and hav enjoyed a close relationship over the last four decades.

China may mandate prison for disrespecting national anthem

President Xi Jinping has strengthened the military.

China’s legislature is considering a bill mandating prison sentences of up to three years for disrespecting the national anthem, amid rising nationalist appeals from the ruling Communist Party under the leadership of President Xi Jinping.

Editorial & Opinion

RENÉE GRAHAM

Kevin Spacey attempts to find cover by coming out

Kevin Spacey.

By Renée Graham

Spacey evoked the destructive lie that equates gay men with pedophilia and sexual coercion.

SCOT LEHIGH

Robert Mueller torpedoes Trump’s line of defense

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort speaks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Rick Gates, a former Trump campaign aide, is at Manafort’s right.

By Scot Lehigh

These developments show just how swift and effective the special counsel has been.

JEFF JACOBY

Impose tolls on the state’s other highways? Yes, but first things first

An All Electronic Tolling (AET) gantry on the Mass Pike near Newton.

By Jeff Jacoby

Massachusetts spends more than $78,000 on maintenance costs per mile of state highway — three times the national average.

Metro

Newton mayor’s race exposes a deep class divide

By John Hilliard

It’s a mayoral race with two candidates so alike they once hugged during a debate - but that all changed after this campaign ad hit the airwaves.

Dartmouth College professors face criminal investigation for alleged sexual misconduct

Students walk across the Dartmouth College campus green.

By Deirdre Fernandes

Dartmouth has barred three professors from campus pending its own investigation into the matter, described as “allegations of serious misconduct.”

NESTOR RAMOS

One way to win over this Pats hater: Sign Colin Kaepernick

The Patriots suddenly find themselves in need of a backup quarterback. Here’s a thought: Sign Colin Kaepernick.

By Nestor Ramos

Right now you’re either nodding in agreement, or you just set your computer on fire and are burning me in effigy.

Business & Tech

There’s a new tool in the fight to seal the state’s gas leaks

Columbia Gas Crews used a new device called a FluxBar to detect gas leaks in Pembroke. The tool was developed by a clean energy group in Cambridge.

By David Abel

National Grid, Eversource, and Columbia Gas can now use the Fluxbar to diagnose the size of gas leaks.

Tech Lab

A common-sense defense against Russian lies

From left, Facebook's general counsel Colin Stretch, Twitter's acting general counsel Sean Edgett, and Google's law enforcement and information security director Richard Salgado addressed a Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday.

By Hiawatha Bray

What we need from our government and the social networks isn’t censorship, but clarity.

Watchdog group will review prices of all new drugs

Steven Pearson, head of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, said grant money “puts us on a new trajectory.”

By Robert Weisman

The Boston-based Institute for Clinical and Economic Review was awarded a $13.9 million grant.

Sports

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

A World Series full of twists heads to perfect ending

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 31: Joc Pederson #31 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with Justin Turner #10 after defeating the Houston Astros 3-1 in game six of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 31, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

By Dan Shaughnessy

The vaunted Dodgers are looking for their first championship in 29 years.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

Kyrie Irving gets points for his defense

Boston, MA - 10/18/2017 - (3rd quarter) Things did not go well for Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) and the Celtics as they fell 108-100 to the Milwaukee Bucks in their home opener. The Boston Celtics host the Milwaukee Bucks in the team's home season opener at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 19Celtics-Bucks, LOID: 8.3.2508922496.

By Gary Washburn

The Celtics have emerged as one of the NBA’s better defensive teams, ranking second in points allowed

FLUTO SHINZAWA | ON HOCKEY

Charlie McAvoy is having the (ice) time of his life

Boston-10/19/17- Bruins vs Canucks- Bruins Charlie McAvoy and Canucks Markus Granlund tangle as they chase after a puck in the 3rd period. John Tlumacki/Globe staff(sports)

By Fluto Shinzawa

As his play improves, the Bruins rookie is taking great delight in his increased workload.

More Stories

Peter Abraham | Around the Horn

Red Sox hope new voice will help young outfielders fulfill promise

By Peter Abraham

CITY LEAGUE GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL FINAL | EAST BOSTON 3, LATIN ACADEMY 0

East Boston girls’ volleyball wins City League title

By Dan McLoone

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOCCER NOTES

Central Catholic must defend title without Ashley Raphael

By Ethan Schroeder

MIAA GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

MIAA volleyball: Barnstable still the team to beat

By Dan McLoone

World Series Game 6: Dodgers 3, Astros 1

It’s on to Game 7: Dodgers tie up World Series

By Ronald Blum

MIAA DIVISION 2 BOYS’ GOLF STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Catholic Memorial’s Andrew O’Leary repeats as champion

By Lenny Rowe

MIAA DIVISION 3 BOYS’ GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

St. Mary’s captures a pair of trophies

By David Austin Bumpus

2018 Olympics

Meet New England’s Winter Olympics hopefuls

By Rachel G. Bowers

College Football Playoff rankings

Georgia tops first CFP poll

By Ralph D. Russo

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Money would be a bad reason to trade Jimmy Garoppolo

By Ben Volin

Wednesday Food

Every item on the menu at Eventide, ranked

A spread of menu items at Eventide.

By Devra First and Kara Baskin

Boston now has its own version of Portland, Maine’s famous seafood spot. Here’s what to order — and what to skip — when you go.

What she’s having

What She’s Having: MA France will transport you to Paris and fill you with crepes and joy

Crepe with brie, tomatoes, mushrooms, and salmon at MA France.

By Kara Baskin

Francois and Cecile Attard, natives of Perigord, France, run the shop, a combination market and cafe on the fringes of Lexington.

Getting Salty

Getting Salty with Doctor Pepper

George Greenidge, a.k.a. Doctor Pepper, at a Hell Night at East Coast Grill.

By Kara Baskin

Generations of Cambridge diners consider George Greenidge a neighborhood legend. By night, the retired Cambridge phys ed teacher is better known as Doctor Pepper.