Kavanaugh accuser has four affidavits backing her assault claim

Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford say they have submitted sworn affidavits from four people who say she told them that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/b7cdb6d1943e48739ff5a7b2529cd0da-b7cdb6d1943e48739ff5a7b2529cd0da-0.jpg Amherst College graduate vouches for Kavanaugh accuser in letter

Keith S. Koegler, who holds a bachelor’s in history from Amherst, submitted a two-page declaration to the Senate Judiciary Committee in which he vouched for Christine Blasey Ford.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/b2af753134be4411a97fdf9ea3f1ebd7-b2af753134be4411a97fdf9ea3f1ebd7-0.jpg At UN, Trump accuses China of ‘attempting to interfere’ with 2018 elections

President Trump told world leaders that China is “attempting to interfere” with the 2018 US elections.


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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/mitchell002.jpg 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 she “has been recognized in the legal community for her experience and objectivity.”

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The contractor for the MBTA’s commuter rail service posted a bland statement about the schedule change.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/school2-12863.jpg With latest MCAS scores, state introducing new system of judging schools

The new system includes three key features that had not been part of previous school accountability systems.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/fe58dabd89e24e5c8688607d91eab116-fe58dabd89e24e5c8688607d91eab116-0.jpg No surprise: Home prices kept rising in August

The median price of a single-family home in Greater Boston climbed 3.3 percent compared with the same month last year, to $625,000.

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

Heavy rains flooded Independence Avenue in Quincy last week.

Tuesday’s ‘excessive rainfall event’ is latest in growing trend

The volume of rain in Boston is around average so far this year, but the number of excessive rainfall events, or days with rainfall measuring at least one to two inches, is on the rise.

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?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_marshfieldwomanmurdered_metro121-21146-U843065322708VfF--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Slain wife ‘couldn’t finally take his baloney any more’

Allen Warner allegedly murdered Shana Warner after she filed for divorce for the third time.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Alice(1).jpg Falmouth artist says her satirical Trump-themed exhibit was ‘censored’ by Cape Cod venue

Salley Mavor is bringing her work this week to Lowell instead.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_nedet4_spts.jpg How un-Patriot-like has this season been? Let us count the ways

It’s the manner in which New England has lost the last two games that has some fans concerned.

Peter Abraham | Beat writer’s notebook

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Lee_092418_bosbalt2_spts.jpg Projecting the Red Sox’ postseason roster

The Sox have until the morning of Oct. 5 before they have to turn in their roster for the Division Series.

Boston, Ma-September 14, 2018-Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff- Boston Police Officer Steve Horgan doffs his cap to fans at Fenway Park from his famous bullpen spot. He retires in January.

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Stan Grossfeld

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

What’s next for Steve Horgan, whose “touchdown” salute in 2013 became an iconic Boston sports moment? “I want to . . . go to the King Arthur Baking School and learn how to make bread.”

TV Critic’s Corner

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/25/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/J4417_NETFLIX_Badger_S2_social.jpg 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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/24/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/NUP_183539_0066.JPG 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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/17/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Swensen_180917_xxsocialsecurity_0005.jpg 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.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/21/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/youssef0930secondary.jpg 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.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/25/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/1f57905b83a443258899d211863248b0-1f57905b83a443258899d211863248b0-0.jpg 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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RinaldiDrama33.jpg 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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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.

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. | realestate.boston.


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“We have the science to solve the AIDS epidemic,” the director of the CDC said.

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/2011-2020/2018/09/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/millennials$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.

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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/FlfQGTy9_585.jpg 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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Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.