New allegation surfaces against Brett Kavanaugh

A second woman is accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

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The purported incident took place while Kavanaugh was attending Yale, The New Yorker reported. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation.

// Here’s what we know about the new accusations

From the explosive New Yorker report published Sunday night to lawyer Michael Avenatti’s tweets, here’s a look at the new allegations against the Supreme Court nominee.

// Women’s rights activists infuriated by Kavanaugh’s defenders

If the public decides you should not be held accountable for what you did as a drunken 17-year-old, some wondered, what message does that send today’s 17-year-olds?

// Suspects held after Boston police officer shot in the South End

The officer is expected to recover, according to police. Raquon Martin of Boston and Antoine Mack of Pawtucket each face a number of charges.

// Gas infrastructure in Mass.: A recipe for disaster?

The lines that wend through the state, beneath city streets, and into people’s homes are overseen by a patchwork of bureaucracies and a regulatory system that largely trusts utility companies to police themselves.

// As relief efforts come, Lawrence residents’ ‘nerves are so on edge’

Monday will see the launch of a massive gas pipeline replacement project and the distribution of thousands of space heaters.

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// A balanced budget sounds good, but could it trigger a recession that drags on?

Less government borrowing would mean long-term lower interest rates, and problems for the Fed.

// High school journalists stand up to censorship — and win

Four Vermont high school journalists have gotten a lesson of a lifetime after they stood up to censorship in their school newspaper and won based on a new law.

A screen capture of the SunSetter Retractable Awnings commercial, which has been airing nationally every spring and summer for 14 years.



The sun may never set on this low-key, unforgettable ad

It did not involve Clydesdales or polar bears or Michael Jordan. It’s an ad for retractable awnings. And it has been seen hundreds of millions of times.

Man shot in Jamaica Plain Saturday night dies

The man, who was not identified, is believed to be in his 20s and was shot in the area of 140 South St. No arrests had been made as of Sunday afternoon.

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Final: Lions 26, Patriots 10

Patriots fall to 1-2 with loss to winless Detroit

It’s the first time in six seasons that the Patriots have lost two of their first three games.

Detroit, MI: 9-23-18: The Lions Theo Riddick drags Patriots defenders Elandon Roberts (52) andStephon Gilmore (24) out of bounds as he gains some first quarter yardage that set up a Detroit field goal. head coach Matt Patricia gives a hand to a young fan as he comes onto the field for pre game warmups. The New England Patriots visited the Detroit Lions in a regular season Sunday Night NFL football game at Ford Field. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)



The offense was punchless, the defense was feckless

The Belichick/Brady combo has a 1-2 record for only the third time (2001, 2012) in their 19 years together.

With no receiving help, Tom Brady suffered through an 11-for-20 passing night for just 105 yards.

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Chad Finn

Simple answer: This team is not very good

It’s on to Miami after this loss, but any comparison to the 2014 team that was routed by the Chiefs ends there.

// Rob Gronkowski confirms he nixed a trade to the Lions

Gronkowski was candid in telling ESPN he would only play with Tom Brady.

INDIANS 4, Red Sox 3 (11 inn.)

// Red Sox denied record-breaking win

For the second straight night in extra innings, the Indians topped the Red Sox, keeping Boston one game shy of the franchise record for victories.


// Alex Cora’s chaotic entry to Red Sox reshaped his career

When Cora was acquired in 2005, he entered a clubhouse in a state of unrest. He then became a catalyst for change.

// Tiger Woods caps his remarkable comeback by winning Tour Championship

Woods turned East Lake into Tigermania with his first victory since 2013.

// 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.

// Minority patients often are excluded from clinical trials of potentially life-saving drugs

Stark underrepresentation of African-Americans is widespread in clinical trials for cancer drugs, even when the type of cancer disproportionately affects them.

Charlie Redd (left) and Keenan Langlois serve up pizza and kabobs in Somerville’s Davis Square.

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Fired up about Dragon Pizza in Somerville’s Davis Square

The restaurant received high praise from Globe food writer Kara Baskin: “This is the tastiest pizza I’ve ever eaten in this town.”

Concord, MA - 9/11/2018 - Jan Turnquist, Executive Director, Louisa May AlcottÕs Orchard House in Concord, MA next to a portrait of Louisa May Alcott done by George Healy, a famous portrait painter. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: West Regional, Reporter: Nancy West, Topic: 23wealcott, LOID:8.4.3124863628.

‘Little Women’ is turning 150. Here’s where the story began

Fans still flock to Orchard House, the Concord home where Louisa May Alcott wrote her novel.

Love Letters

// I’ve got a huge crush on my husband’s friend

We’re happily married with kids, but this flirtation has been going on for five years.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | David Jenemann

// The mitts that make us

As the playoffs approach, it’s worth paying a little attention to the mitts and gloves that make so much drama on the diamond possible.

Special reports

Stranger in the house

// The US has a huge need for home health care, and many from Ghana do the hard work

The need for home care is soaring, and much of it is done by immigrants willing to take on this hard and low-paying work.


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The Big Picture

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Big picture

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.


// Puppies are making people sick — and it’s people’s fault

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria that have infected more than 100 people have been linked to pet store puppies.

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.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


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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