Scores are killed as strong earthquake strikes Mexico

Rescue workers and volunteers searched a building that collapsed after an earthquake in the Roma neighborhood of Mexico City on Tuesday.

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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing more than a hundred people, collapsing buildings, and causing widespread panic.

McCrae Williams died earlier this month.

Weston man who died at Pa. college had been drinking before he fell, prosecutor says

McCrae Williams had been drinking alcohol, fell in his dorm room, and probably hit his head, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Booking photos of Max Kennedy and Caroline R. Kennedy.

Charge dropped against Max Kennedy after loud party on Cape Cod

The 52-year-old son of the late Robert F. Kennedy agreed to pay a $150 fine for violating a local noise bylaw, prosecutors said.

Hurricane Maria

People walk by a fallen tree off the shore of Sainte-Anne on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, early Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, after the passing of Hurricane Maria. (AP Photo/Dominique Chomereau-Lamotte)

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Puerto Rico faces direct hit from Category 5 Maria

Puerto Rico’s governor warned that the hurricane could hit ‘‘with a force and violence that we haven’t seen for several generations.’’

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On Nantucket, the harbormaster has closed the town pier and anchorage, and the access ramps to public beaches have been removed as Jose approaches.

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When the center of the storm passes well east of Nantucket, it will be windy on the island, but those winds won’t be very damaging.

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The university’s endowment, which funds 36 percent of the university’s operations, continues to face problems, the latest results show.

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Walnut Street Synagogue Rabbi Lila Kagedan says people want to connect and want something ‘more meaningful.’

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As building booms in Chelsea area, rabbis hope for Jewish renaissance

Decades after Jews moved out of the Chelsea area in large numbers, the area’s building boom offers an opportunity for the Jewish community to experience a renaissance.

The Trump presidency

GROUND GAME

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Here’s a breakdown of what we heard and what it might mean.

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The president brought a characteristically confrontational message to the United Nations.

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The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee said they ‘‘declined to move forward’’ with the closed-door staff interview and will schedule an open hearing instead.

The health care bill was introduced by Senators Lindsey Graham (left) and Bill Cassidy (center).

Massachusetts fights latest GOP healthcare overhaul

State officials warned that the Republican bill would inflict serious damage to the Mass. medical system.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

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The Cassidy-Graham proposal would sharply reduce the funding Massachusetts uses for Medicaid.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/WalthamCandy.jpg Waltham is getting a (smaller) Roche Bros.

The Wellesley chain is planning a scaled-down version of its regular supermarkets.

Marshall Longhorns football players during a break from practice in Marshall, Texas, Oct. 20, 2016. Tackle football is making a comeback among Marshall youths, despite the well-known safety risks associated with playing at such a young age. (Brandon Thibodeaux/The New York Times)

Study links youth football to greater risk of later health problems

A Boston University study found greater risks of brain-related problems from playing tackle football before age 12.

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DAN SHAUGHNESSY

For Bruins, four is a lowly number nowadays

The Bruins have slipped down the sports totem pole in Boston, and team president Cam Neely knows it.

Alex Place of Milton and Kristine Acevedo of Dorchester staged a sit-in inside the lobby of the mayor’s office suite in City Hall Friday to press the mayor to debate his challengers.

Walsh declines to debate before Sept. 26 preliminary election

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh had said he would debate his opponents before the preliminary vote. Now he’s saying he won’t.

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They just keep opening! Here are some you should care about, and why.

Newsletters

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Witness the birth of the marijuana industry in Massachusetts and catch up on national pot headlines every Saturday.

Opinion & Ideas

EDITORIAL

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Arpaio’s lawyer has threatened action against a Harvard law professor in a clear effort to deter opponents.

Fall Arts Preview 2017

Fall Arts preview

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A complete guide to movies, music, books, arts, theater, and family events in the Greater Boston area this season.

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Special reports

SPOTLIGHT FOLLOW-UP

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In 2016, VA employees filed nearly 2,000 complaints with the Office of Special Counsel — more than the next four most-complained-about departments combined.

STAT

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Allergan CEO Brent Saunders made a creative deal to protect patents on a lucrative drug.

Crossword

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You won't believe the apps used by distracted drivers

DAYTON, Ohio -- Google Maps is the top phone app used by drivers when driving, but others have been found to use Facebook, Twitter and Netflix while behind the wheel, according to TrueMotion, a Boston-based company that studies drivers habits.