Fall River mayor’s star fell — and quickly

Fall River Mayor Jasiel F. Correia II is facing federal fraud charges.

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The City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to oust Jasiel Correia, who calls himself a “Fall River kid made good.” Correia faces federal fraud charges.

Harvard defends its preferences for the relatives of alumni and donors, arguing they help fund financial aid programs.

Wealthy students vastly outnumber poor at Harvard

Rich students outnumber lower-income ones, 23-to-1, at Harvard. How to close that gulf is an issue of deep disagreement.

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An argument between two men who have President Trump’s ear turned into a physical altercation, according to six people.

Suffolk Downs was the centerpiece of Boston’s bid for Amazon’s HQ2. The lack of a second visit, or any other public mentions of Boston has contributed to a growing sense that the retail giant may be setting up its second home somewhere else.

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Is Boston still in the mix for Amazon’s HQ2? It’s unclear

Search teams from Amazon are back out on the road, kicking the tires at potential sites for its hotly contested second headquarters. But not in Boston.

Cambridge school aide fired after using racial slur around students

According to a parent, an African-American lunch aide called a black student the N-word.

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The institute has long had ties with the kingdom, and the Saudi crown prince visited campus earlier this year.

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New footage appears to show a suspect wearing Khashoggi’s clothing.

Commission urges expansion of after-school, summer learning programs

The report notes that more than 200,000 Mass. students lack after-school programs; 197,000 are enrolled.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/23/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AP18296139078856.jpg Explosive device found near home of top Democratic donor

Bomb squad technicians “proactively detonated” the device in George Soros’ mailbox, a law enforcement official said.

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Democrats encouraged “millions of illegal aliens to break our laws, violate our borders, and overwhelm our nation,” the president said Monday.


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Thanks to a remarkable effort on the part of Boston Children’s Hospital scientists, regulators, and the family of a girl, an experimental therapy was developed in record time.

Boston, MA: 10-04-18: The scoreboard tells the story of the 108 win regular season for Red Sox rookie manager Alex Cora (pictured). The Red Sox continued to prepare for their Friday night ALDS game with a workout at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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Nick Cafardo

Who has the edge? It’s time to break it down

The starting rotations are comparable. Each lineup is filled with big bats. There are some tough calls, and Nick Cafardo makes them.

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw acclimated himself to Boston’s cold temperatures by going sleeveless during his workout on Monday.

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Clayton Kershaw expecting to pitch like an ace

The Dodgers lefty, who’s had mixed success in October, will take the mound Tuesday to kick off the World Series.

Boston, MA 10-22-18: Red Sox Game One starting pitcher Chris Sale got in some throwing in the outfield this afternoon. The Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers both held media availabilities and workouts at Fenway Park in anticipation of Tuesday night's Game One of the World Series. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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Which Chris Sale will start Game 1?

Sale was overwhelming during the first four months of the season, but he hasn’t been the same since he was sidelined with a sore shoulder.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/08/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_soxrays3_spts-001.jpg Insulate, insulate, insulate: Players prepare for the elements

With temperatures in the 40s during Games 1 and 2, most players will bundle up.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/03/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Walker_100218_xxnantucket_29355x.jpg Opposing sides face off on Question 1 in debate

The two sides in Question 1, which would mandate limits on the number of patients assigned to nurses in Massachusetts hospitals, met in a debate on Monday afternoon.

Editorial Board Endorsement

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/03/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/greenhouse_22campaignnotes-5_metro-8990.jpg No on Question 1: Nursing staff ratio is wrong for Massachusetts

The ballot question is too blunt an instrument to cure nurse staffing issues for Mass. hospitals.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/e8877984-ecb1-4d35-88e1-9f9d56248c1f.jpg Transgender advocates decry possible Trump rollback

Advocates say a possible rule change underscores the importance of upholding state-level protections for transgender people in a ballot question next month.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been shot in the head, face, throat and jaw so when agents questioned him, he answered by writing in black ink onto a three-hole notebook.

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City Councilor Lydia Edwards is upset over a proposal to build a pot shop two doors down from a recovery center.


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Silverman discussed her friend and fellow comedian, who disappeared from the spotlight after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct, in a radio interview.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/99d38c18b65f4558810ef62639c20cfe-99d38c18b65f4558810ef62639c20cfe-0.jpg With Andris Nelsons conducting, a Swedish concertgoer rustled a bag of gum and a ‘violent attack’ ensued

The rustling of a gum wrapper at a performance of the symphony last week in the Swedish city of Malmo brought several concertgoers to blows.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_globelive3_LIFE.jpg Come see Globe Live

After two sold-out seasons, Globe Live — a live storytelling show featuring the Globe’s top journalists — returns to the Emerson Paramount Center Nov. 3 & 4.

Opinion & Ideas

Renée Graham

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The president’s unspoken warning is that unless you are straight, white, and preferably male, any one of us could be next.

Special reports

Real Estate

MassHort honors Ask the Gardener writer Stocker

The Massachusetts Horticultural Society honored Ask the Gardener writer Carol Stocker 118th annual awards dinner at Elm Bank on Thursday. Stocker was one of two Garden Club of America members the society honored with Gold Medals for lifetime achievement in horticulture. (The second is Betsy Ridge Madsen of the Beacon Hill Garden Club and former chair of the society.


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We go beyond just sharing stories: We’ll give you a window into how we report and hold officials accountable. Join us.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, September 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: gas explosions in Lawrence, 9/11 remembrance ceremonies, and primary elections.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Mila-selfie-with-Yu-20180126_MilaWithYu-5-1024x576.jpg Saving Mila: How doctors raced to stop a young girl’s rare disease

Mila made it from diagnosis with Batten disease to bespoke therapy in the span of a year.

Love Letters: The Podcast

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In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and “Wet Hot American Summer” creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Real Estate

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/09/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/10-beechwood-road-halifax-exterior-side-1024x576$medium-9070.jpg Are we ignoring — or outright banning — an easy affordable-housing fix?

Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region’s housing shortage.

Globe event

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Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she’s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.


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Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.