Warren and Diehl clash hard in debate

Massachusetts Senate candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, and her opponent State Rep. Geoff Diehl shake hands before a debate in Boston, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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The hour-long televised debate marked the first time US Sen. Elizabeth Warren had to grapple directly with her opponent, Republican Geoff Diehl.

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The Mega Millions jackpot is up to $1.6 billion, tied for the largest US lottery prize.

Jamal Khashoggi

For 1st time, Saudis say Jamal Khashoggi killed in consulate

Saudi officials Friday night said 18 Saudi nationals are being held on suspicion of being involved in the Washington Post columnist’s death. Officials said Khashoggi was killed after a quarrel at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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Jamal Khashoggi went into a self-imposed exile, moving to Washington in 2017, writing regular columns for the Post and pursuing pro-democracy projects.

Bella Rutko, 9, with her mother, Holly Rutko. The Rutko family is trying to raise money for a therapy dog to help Bella cope with Rett syndrome.

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Beverly Beckham

Hoping for a therapy dog to stay by Bella’s side

If they can raise the money, a dog would be trained specifically for a 9-year-old girl who suffers from a rare neurodevelopmental disorder.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-21949.jpg Mass. Environmental Police chief fired; review finds he spied on workers

Colonel James McGinn, the head of the Massachusetts Environmental Police who was suspended without pay earlier this month amid an internal review into alleged misconduct, has been fired, according to a state official.

chesto means business

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/PlusMystic.jpg Rolling blackouts in New England could hinge on power plant’s fate

Brisk enough for you yet? Try going without electricity. As the heating season arrives, the cooler weather again brings concerns that we could run out of juice on chilly days.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/10/14/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/AP_03100701524-1024x576.jpg BU researchers examine role of inflammation in Alzheimer’s disease

Boston University School of Medicine researchers may have found another piece of the Alzheimer’s puzzle.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/image2%20(1).jpeg State trooper stabbed, suspect shot during struggle in New Salem

An 18-year-old New Hampshire man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly stabbed a Massachusetts state trooper.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/08/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/090818_tea_room_63.jpg Care for a scone? Tea rooms offer a cup of comfort

In chaotic times, dainty sandwiches and steaming Earl Grey never tasted so good.

Cambridge police search for stabbing suspect

Russell Giachetto, 51, was previously thought to be barricaded inside a home on Thorndike Street, Cambridge police said.

North Andover, MA--10/18/2018-- Linda Battalagine stopped home to feed her cats and pick up her son before heading to the Manchester, New Hampshire hotel that they're staying in after being displaced by the Columbia Gas fires and explosions. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Reporter: Milton Valencia

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Life goes on in Lawrence, amid inconveniences and disruptions

A month has passed since the Sept. 13 natural gas disasters, and it could be at least a month before service to all customers is restored.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_cannabis3_biz.jpg Bill Weld: Former governor, now marijuana hype man

Former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld addressed a crowd of marijuana lawyers and executives at a cannabis convention in Boston on Friday.

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The condition has hit “epidemic” proportions. Why? Blame yoga and casual Fridays.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/trillium2.jpg Trillium’s new brewery and restaurant in Fort Point opens

While the grand opening event isn’t until Oct. 29, the new brewery and restaurant opened its doors on Friday, and the crowds streamed in.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-23383.jpg Blowout in New York is where Red Sox really changed their tune

Their 16-1 beatdown of the Yankees brought forth an attitude and confidence that propelled them past the Astros.

Boston, MA 10/14/18: Fans go up the stairs to their seats before game two of ALCS. Boston Red Sox hosted the Houston Astros in Game Two of ALCS at Fenway Park Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

Starting times for the World Series games have been announced

The World Series begins Tuesday night at 8:09 at Fenway Park.

Al Horford's mother, Arelis Reynolds, is pictured at her home in Smyrna, Ga.

The story of Al Horford’s basketball journey, as told by his mother

Arelis Reynoso is a sports journalist, so we asked her to write about her son, Celtics center Al Horford, as a new season begins.

Raptors 113, Celtics 101

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New Raptors star gets 31 points and 10 rebounds as Toronto beat the Celtics by 12.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

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From Friday’s game, the Raptors are better than the 76ers, with Kawhi Leonard having no physical match on the Celtics.

Matt Porter

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/9352ac0149564984af9498ec98869f35-9352ac0149564984af9498ec98869f35-0.jpg Fans in Vancouver still cringe on hearing Brad Marchand’s name

The Bruins winger wreaked havoc on the Canucks in the 2011 Stanley Cup Final.

hot ticket

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/20saltyphoto-001.jpg Want to learn about wine (and have some fun)? Here’s how

A Wine Riot tasting event is geared toward Millennials who want to learn more about wine without any of the stuffy trappings.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/04/05/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/165300049.jpg New Kid Jonathan Knight heads to HGTV with a new pilot

“Farmhouse Fixer” is scheduled to air in 2019.

Dinner with Cupid

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/17/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/1021CUPID.jpg Blind date: ‘My favorite thing was that he shares a disinterest in “Game of Thrones” ’

Does shared apathy over a popular TV show equal a love match?

//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

Editorial Board Endorsement

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RinaldiHealey01.jpg Maura Healey deserves a second term

Maura Healey has led an efficient office that’s always ready to do battle against institutional bullies on behalf of the powerless and the underprivileged.

Special reports


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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

US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has increasingly become a weak spot for the economy. The National Association of Realtors said Friday that sales declined 3.

The Big Picture

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

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/2011-2020/2018/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/newborn.jpeg With genome sequencing, some sick infants get a shot at healthy lives

When babies become very ill, it can be difficult to know why. Answers can be hiding in their genes.

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

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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.