At Yale, everyone’s talking about Brett Kavanaugh

Students walked past a flier from Monday’s protest against Brett Kavanaugh at Yale Law School.

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The Supreme Court nominee holds undergraduate and law degrees from the school. On campus, the sexual misconduct allegations against him have sparked protest.


// GOP adopts Trump’s tactics in Kavanaugh battle

Republicans, and President Trump, are using a hyper-combative approach as they try to salvage the Supreme Court nomination.

Ariz. prosecutor will question Kavanaugh, accuser at hearing

Rachel Mitchell is the sex crimes bureau chief for the Maricopa County Attorney’s office in Phoenix. Senator Chuck Grassley said he was “very appreciative that Rachel Mitchell has stepped forward.”

// Was Brett Kavanaugh’s Fox News interview persuasive?

Body language experts offered varying opinions.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s plan calls for 69,000 new housing units by 2030, an increase from the previous goal of 53,000.

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Think housing construction in Boston has exploded? It’s about to grow more

Mayor Martin Walsh’s solution to the housing crunch: seek 16,000 additional new housing units by 2030.

// Former Brookline police officer, town reach $150,000 settlement

Prentice Pilot had complained of racial discrimination on the force.

// Slain wife ‘couldn’t finally take his baloney any more’

Allen Warner is accused of fatally attacking his estranged wife, Shana, in what officials called a “despicable, cowardly act of domestic violence.”

// Necco auction marks the end of another Boston institution

It took decades for New England Confectionery Co. to assemble its candy empire. And it will take just weeks for that empire to be disassembled and sold off in pieces.

// What the Dunk? Yeah, Dunks has a new name

Doughnuts are still on the menu, but the new name (Dunkin’) is intended to reflect the chain’s increasing emphasis on coffee and other drinks.

Girl dies following two-car crash in Haverhill

Jordan Rankin, 17, died Tuesday morning at a Boston hospital after the two-car crash.

Blue Apron is one of a number of companies offering meal kit options.

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The weird pressure of meal kits: ‘Leftovers you haven’t cooked yet’

Meal kit delivery services were supposed to save a nation that can cook only chicken. So what happened?

Fort Myers, FL- 2/23/2018 - Red Sox Spring Training- Credit Stan Grossfeld/Boston Globe---Red Sox manager Alex Cora gets greetings from friends on the Minnesota Twins prior to his first major league exhibition game as Sox manager.


‘For this to happen is very special’: How the Red Sox pulled off this unprecedented season

Rookie manager Alex Cora’s inclusive approach turned a good team into a historically great one.

Stan Grossfeld

// These are the last days on the beat for Fenway’s famous bullpen cop

Steve Horgan, whose “touchdown” salute in 2013 became an iconic moment in Boston sports, retires in January.

TV Critic’s Corner

// When ‘Making a Murderer’ returns next month: Will he be exonerated?

Netflix is bringing the series back for a second set of 10 episodes, in which Steven Avery’s post-conviction lawyer, Kathleen Zellner, works to prove that Avery was wrongly convicted.

TV Critic’s Corner

// A look ahead at the third season of ‘This Is Us’

Get your juggling skills up to speed: New episodes will include a regular future timeline, which we saw in last season’s finale, along with the current and past eras of the family.

// When should I start taking Social Security? 60-somethings want to know

The question might seem straightforward if you haven’t started looking into it, but there are enough wrinkles and curveballs to warrant careful consideration.

Youssef Eddafali at the Cambridge hangout spot called the Riv.

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Globe Magazine

I was friends with the Boston Marathon bomber, and his crimes haunt me still

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seemed so like me. But he was hiding more than I ever realized.

// Savoring food factory tours

There’s something exciting about seeing how some of our favorite local foods are made. The free samples aren’t bad either.

// Elizabeth Warren backs nurses on ballot question

The Massachusetts Nurses Association is promoting ballot Question 1, which would set limits on the number of patients assigned to hospital nurses at one time.

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 23: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers rushes plants on his left leg at the sideline on a play in which he would be injured during the fourth quarter of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on September 23rd, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)


The disappointment of Jimmy Garoppolo’s injury, and other Week 3 thoughts

The 49ers QB was lost for the season with a torn ACL, robbing us of a chance to truly evaluate him.

Bill Cosby arrived at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., on Tuesday.

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Bill Cosby got what he deserved

Cosby was a monster. And his victims, who were silenced and ignored, weren’t the only ones who knew it.

// Trump opens UN speech with awkward moment, drawing laughter after boasting of accomplishments

President Trump responded by saying, ‘‘I didn’t expect that reaction, but that’s OK.’’

Opinion & Ideas


// This is no time for DeVos to gut sexual assault guidelines

The Trump administration’s support for alleged predators fuels concern that its new campus standards for sexual misconduct could be “weaponized” against accusers.

Special reports

// The world, the stage, the way ahead

Lost and alone, Deb made a decision to reclaim the only home she’d ever had, whatever the risk.


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The Big Picture

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A drama unfolds in Peabody

Deb was still new to this high school in Peabody, and had found her way to the vaunted theater program, establishing a foothold in a realm that felt magical.


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Suspect accused of shooting man in face with flare gun

Rajheem Chardonette is due in court Wednesday on a charge of armed assault with intent to murder, Fall River police said.

Real Estate

Room to Love: Teen dream

Wellesley-based designer Andra Birkerts employed an upholstered, arched niche as the backdrop to this teenage girl’s lounge in a Chestnut Hill home. |


// To make better biomedical tools, a scientist picks apart fireflies’ glow

Invertebrate evolution and biomedical research are more closely intertwined than you might think.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Until next year, my sweetheart

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.

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Real Estate

//$medium.jpg Despite debt, millennials are the biggest home-buying generation. How?

Slightly more than a third of all home purchases were made by millennials over the past year.

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// Seattle’s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

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.


// More about Last Seen: The Largest Unsolved Art Heist ever

A true-crime podcast about the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: the theft of 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.


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