Number of people with Alzheimer’s in Mass. is expected to rise fast

The people who have Alzheimer’s and other dementias will increase by 25 percent in just eight years in Massachusetts, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

// ESPN cancels ‘Barstool Van Talk’ after only one episode

ESPN President John Skipper said the network “erred in assuming we could distance our efforts from the Barstool site and its content.”

// In R.I., EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climate

The EPA kept three scientists from speaking at a Monday event, a move condemned by some as an attempt to silence a discussion of climate change.

// Megyn Kelly blasts O’Reilly, Fox in extraordinary statement about harassment

Megyn Kelly said she complained about Bill O’Reilly while she was an anchor at Fox News, but was ignored.

Tire blows out on flight landing at Logan Airport

A tire on the jet’s left main gear assembly blew out before the United Airlines flight from Chicago landed around 1 p.m.

A stone marker welcoming people in the town of Groton.

Is welcoming ‘all’ politically biased? Debate rages over Groton marker

Some feel a message on stone markers implies an immigration stance not everyone agrees with and want it changed from “All are Welcome” to “Welcome to Groton.”


// A lot of rain is expected after recent pleasant weather

Rain is forecast on Tuesday and Wednesday, with strong winds and high humidity.

// Lowell school district mourns ‘tragic’ loss of 7-year-old killed by pit bulls

Lowell Public Schools issued a statement Monday expressing sadness over the death of a 7-year-old boy who was killed in a pit bull attack Saturday.

// Dramatic video shows a white shark devouring a seal off Chatham

In a scene described as spectacular, researchers this weekend were treated to an up-close look at a great white shark feasting on its prey.

Myeshia Johnson, the wife of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, kissed her husband's casket during his funeral service at the Hollywood Memorial Gardens in Hollywood, Fla., Saturday.

‘Why can’t you remember his name?’ — Soldier’s widow describes Trump call

The pregnant widow of a fallen US soldier said the phone call from the president left her angry and crying.

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Trump’s biggest problem isn’t Democrats or McConnell, it’s John McCain

Of all the fights President Trump has picked, the one he might most regret is his battle with Senator John McCain.

Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora flips a bat before Game 6 of the American League Championship Series baseball game against the New York Yankees Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)


Another Terry Francona ‘glue guy’ lands a managing job

New Red Sox skipper Alex Cora has a lot in common with the Dodgers’ Dave Roberts.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated’s The Monday Morning Quarterback joined Chris Gasper to talk about the Patriots-Falcons rematch.

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Foxborough, MA: 10-22-17: Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (left) and teammate Matthew Slater (right) celebrate together following the New englans victory. The New England Patriots hosted the Atlanta Falcons in a regular season NFL football game at Gillette Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

Tom Brady has compliments for complementary play of defense

The Patriots’ oft-criticized defense came up big against Atlanta with momentum-changing plays.


Patriots Replay: Key plays from New England’s win over the Falcons

Here’s our weekly look at the key plays in the Patriots’ game after reviewing the film.

Fog cloaked the game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday night in Foxborough.


Here’s where all that fog in the Boston area came from

Fog forms when the air, which always has some level of moisture in it, can’t support any more.


// Millis man faces charges in accident that injured Harvey Langi

The Patriots rookie linebacker and his wife returned home from the hospital Sunday night.

// Retirement in America: We’re working longer, getting sicker, and dying sooner

The US retirement age is rising, as the government pushes it higher and workers stay in careers longer.

Part of the Boston Public Library’s sound archives collection.

Boston Public Library

The BPL’s massive vinyl collection will be available to public

Boston Public Library officials have decided it’s time to clear the physical copies out and make them accessible to the public once again.

// How an Arlington author got a million-dollar book deal

Whitney Scharer’s debut novel, “The Age of Light,” was bought for more than $1 million after a bidding war involving a dozen publishers.

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Can Beacon Hill fast-track high-speed rail?

Senator Eric Lesser is so eager to get rail service between Boston and Springfield, he rented a bus to bring supporters to a State House hearing tomorrow.


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// Nurse’s aide plays video games while a vet dies at VA hospital

The Bedford VA hospital admitted its care for Bill Nutter was not “up to our standards,” but the reality was uglier. Now, the FBI is investigating.

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// A second term for Mayor Walsh

Mayor Martin Walsh of Boston deserves election to a second term on Nov. 7.

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// Dear Jeff Bezos: Come and help us build a better Boston together

An open letter to the owner of Amazon, proposing a true partnership that rewrites the relationship between a city and the big companies that call it home.


// Genetic testing of embryos creates an ethical morass

People have access to more information about the genes of their potential offspring than ever before.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.

Real Estate

What is it like to live in Windsor?

The town Nathaniel Hawthorne once described as a “bare, bleak spot fit, for nothing but sheep’’ is still largely off the grid (broadband is available only in town buildings).