‘Abusers and predators thrive with silence,’ Aly Raisman says

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Former Olympian Aly Raisman talked about her experience in coming to terms with abuse by Larry Nassar, the former physician for the US gymnastics team.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_FallRiver_01.jpg Fall River mayor again says he’s innocent

Jasiel Correia dug his heels in at a news conference on Tuesday, after he was charged last week with defrauding investors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/harambee.jpg New playground dedicated to Boston Police Sgt. Dennis Simmonds opens in Harambee Park

Simmonds died in 2014 from injuries he sustained during a shootout involving the terrorists responsible for the explosions at the 2013 Boston Marathon.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-21788.jpg Heart-wrenching obituary of a young Vermont mom struggling with addiction gains attention

A poignant obituary outlining the opioid addiction that ultimately led to the death of a 30-year-old Vermont mother is gaining attention.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/31a30cb01f6a4b4080f70fcadeead07f-31a30cb01f6a4b4080f70fcadeead07f-0.jpg Saudi prince denies knowing writer’s fate, Trump says

President Trump said the Saudi heir to the throne ‘‘totally denied any knowledge of what took place in their Turkish Consulate.’’

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/1052290774.jpg Florida raises the state’s death toll from Hurricane Michael to 16

Officials say 16 people died in Florida because of Hurricane Michael. The AP’s tally also includes 10 deaths in Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_19X4GS.jpg Susan Collins’ alma mater will not rescind degree

St. Lawrence University said it ‘‘has never rescinded any earned or honorary degree, and it has no intention of doing so in this situation.’’

Woman, 24, shot to death while sitting in car in Dorchester

Police said the shooting took place at the intersection of Charles and Ditson streets, in the Fields Corner neighborhood.

Conn. company is accused of overcharging more than 100K Mass. residents for electricity

Attorney General Maura Healey’s crackdown on competitive electricity suppliers took a new twist this week as her office sued the company.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/29/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/476551316.jpg Problems from smoking can be passed down through generations, new research suggests

New research suggests that fathers who smoke may be causing cognitive deficits in their children and even their grandchildren because of changes in their sperm.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/14trailers206.jpg Columbia Gas reaches midpoint in gas main rebuilding effort after last month’s explosions, fires

Through Monday, the company reported that it has dug up streets in Andover, Lawrence and North Andover and has now replaced about 28 miles of aging gas mains out of a total of 45 miles.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/4315af02fa9842779e3c846d62b3380d-4903354e31024d07bd26546d7d9ef853-0.jpg President Trump calls Stormy Daniels ‘horseface’ in new tweet

President Trump called Stormy Daniels “horseface” in a tweet as he reacted to a judge’s dismissal of a defamation suit the adult film star brought against him.

A screen grab from a video called “Elizabeth Warren’s family story” showed the senator and her siblings.

Elizabeth Warren campaign

Elizabeth Warren’s DNA results don’t silence attacks against her

Republicans were quick to belittle and dismiss the results, which the senator released Monday. She has been dogged by previously unsubstantiated claims to Native American heritage.

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President Trump is criticizing the senator over test results analyzed by a Stanford expert on DNA analysis that showed “strong evidence’’ she had a Native American in her family tree.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Jeff_Jacoby_150px-5404.jpg Elizabeth Warren, typical white person

Whether you love Warren or loathe her should depend on her ideas and ideals, her deeds and words — not on her genetic ancestry.

Nathan Eovaldi had the Red Sox pumped with his performance in Game 3 of the ALDS in New York.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

This is where the ALCS is going to get interesting

After both the Red Sox and Astros beat the other’s ace pitcher, the spotlight turns to the No. 3 and 4 starters.

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 16: J.D. Martinez #28 of the Boston Red Sox takes batting practice before Game Three of the American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on October 16, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

live updates

Red Sox get set to take on Astros in ALCS Game 3

The Red Sox are in Houston to play the Astros, with the American League Championship Series tied at 1-1.

Mark Shanahan was hired by The Boston Globe in 2003 to cover celebrity news.

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Globe Magazine

The man who got paid to go to parties

The Globe’s longtime celebrity columnist looks back on 15 years of galas, premieres, and a sweaty chat with Anna Kournikova.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/31/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/wiggs_Pizza_664534.jpg TripAdvisor says the best pizzeria in the country is right here in Boston

This Boston mainstay took the top honor based on TripAdvisor reviews, beating out New York City’s Bleecker Street Pizza.

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/03/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Chin100218SteveandDianeTrask_Biz3.jpg A dog dies, and his family wants answers

Steve Trask discovered his family’s pet puggle in rough shape at a boarding facility, and then things took an even more dire turn.

76ers at Celtics | 8 p.m. (TNT)

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_tatum6_spts.jpg It’s opening night, and the Celtics will take on one of their top conference rivals

“We had a lot of good matchups with them last year, a lot of great battles, especially in the playoffs,” Celtics player Jayson Tatum said.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/0e810647e8824138b5a1d47dacc2366e-0e810647e8824138b5a1d47dacc2366e-0.jpg Chris Evans comes to the defense of involved dads everywhere after Piers Morgan tweet

Provocateur Piers Morgan tried to open a new front in the culture wars, mocking actor Daniel Craig for carrying his baby in a sling. Chris Evans wasn’t having it.

David Epstein

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_fallcolor_met.jpg It’s about to get cold (for October, anyway)

Very chilly weather will arrive in two different outbreaks this week and over the weekend.

In 2006, a Patriots player was almost pelted with a beer — causing Tom Brady to step in

The move in Minnesota angered Brady, who became visibly agitated, approached the stands, and yelled, “Bring it on!”

Cooking | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/1028CookingWEB.jpg Christopher Kimball: Three easy weeknight recipes with an international twist

Quick and delicious recipes from his new cookbook, “Milk Street: Tuesday Nights.”


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shutterstock_68261506.jpg How to safely use a space heater

Use of space heaters is common, but they account for “vast amounts of civilian deaths and injuries,” according to Boston Fire Marshal Jack Dempsey.

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 02: Actress Olivia Wilde helps bring the slogan


This tiny home, now in Nahant, runs on Dunkin’

Decorated in the brand’s signature pink and orange, the house is a product of a partnership between the company and actress Olivia Wilde.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-5380.jpg The racist tropes of Republicans

Racist remarks have become the soundtrack of our current political moment, uttered with little fear of serious political consequences.

Special reports

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.


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We go beyond just sharing stories: We’ll give you a window into how we report and hold officials accountable. We’ll share documents and data, and use your feedback to better inform our work. Join us.

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We’ve started an early-morning version of our popular afternoon Talking Points business newsletter. Try it out here.

Real Estate

Luxury Home of the Week: West Cambridge Victorian built circa 1894 for $8.5 million

Explore West Cambridge with this Victorian-style residence as your home base. Built in 1894, 5 Fayerweather St. rests at the end of a brick driveway and is set on 0.24 acres. Represented by listing agents Edmund Feijo and Gail Roberts, the property is on the market for $8,500,000.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/20180925_STATNews_Carl_Portrait_0115-1024x576.jpg Once-derided scientist comes out of retirement — and into the virus-selling business

The Navy has tapped Dr. Carl Merril to turn phages into drugs to treat dangerous infections.

Love Letters: The Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/200_love_letters_bonus.jpg 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.

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/08/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/SeattleTimes_10kirsner02_biz.jpg 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.


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