Wealthy students vastly outnumber poor at Harvard

Rich students outnumber lower-income ones, 23-to-1, at Harvard. How to close that gulf is an issue of deep disagreement.

Somerville, MA - 8/21/18 - Donna Kelly-Williams (cq), president of the Massachusetts Nurses Association (cq), chats after the speeches. Nurses rally near Partners HealthCare (cq), in Somerville. The MNA backs ballot initiative #1, that mandates minimum levels of nurse staffing statewide. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 22campaignnotes Reporter: Priyanka McCluskey

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Editorial Board Endorsement

No on Question 1: Nursing staff ratio is wrong for Massachusetts

The ballot question is too blunt an instrument to cure nurse staffing issues for Mass. hospitals.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/03/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Walker_100218_xxnantucket_29355x.jpg Opposing sides face off on Question 1 in debate

The two sides in Question 1, which would mandate limits on the number of patients assigned to nurses in Massachusetts hospitals, met in a debate on Monday afternoon.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/19/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/bid1-001.jpg Is Boston still in the mix for Amazon’s HQ2? It’s unclear

Search teams from Amazon are back out on the road, kicking the tires at potential sites for its hotly contested second headquarters. But not in Boston.

Cambridge elementary school worker fired after using the N-word during recess

The aide, who was supervising Cambridgeport School students during recess, used the racial slur and “addressed the students in a disrespectful manner,” school officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/c3afd3c384a04339a883e2597210c59f-c3afd3c384a04339a883e2597210c59f-0.jpg Newly released notes show Tsarnaev’s state of mind in hospital

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been shot in the head, face, throat and jaw so when agents questioned him, he answered by writing in black ink onto a three-hole notebook.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/23/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AFP_1A78KB.jpg Saudis are said to have used body-double for Khashoggi in Istanbul

New footage appears to show a Saudi suspect wearing Jamal Khashoggi’s clothing.

Renée Graham

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The president’s unspoken warning is that unless you are straight, white, and preferably male, any one of us could be next.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_22rats5_MET-001.jpg Oh, rats: Rodents are flocking to the ’burbs

Residents are startled. Officials are flummoxed. Aren’t rats a city problem?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_1A807K.jpg Trump says he’ll roll back aid to Central American nations over migration

President Trump said on Monday that he’ll begin “cutting off, or substantially reducing” aid to three Central American nations over migration to the United States.

Boston, MA 10-22-18: Red Sox Game One starting pitcher Chris Sale got in some throwing in the outfield this afternoon. The Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers both held media availabilities and workouts at Fenway Park in anticipation of Tuesday night's Game One of the World Series. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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Peter Abraham

Which Chris Sale will start Game 1, the dominating force or the ailing ace?

Sale was overwhelming during the first four months of the season, but he hasn’t been the same since he was sidelined with a sore shoulder.

Boston, MA: 10-04-18: The scoreboard tells the story of the 108 win regular season for Red Sox rookie manager Alex Cora (pictured). The Red Sox continued to prepare for their Friday night ALDS game with a workout at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

How the Red Sox and Dodgers match up, position by position

There are some tough calls in this World Series. Here’s who we think has the edges at each spot.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/08/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_soxrays3_spts-001.jpg Will the weather have a chilling effect on Red Sox, Dodgers?

With temperatures in the 40s, most players will insulate themselves against the elements.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cceb4916e46c472d8791509a341c914f-b0dbd55ebd3e49c98813a922198daa32-0.jpg Ticket broker: Someone paid $20k for a pair of World Series tickets at Fenway Park

Fans have been paying between $700 and $1,750 per seat, on average, depending on the game in the series. But some tickets are selling for far more.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/stan6-002-001.jpg James Taylor will sing anthem before Game 1 of World Series

Taylor, a Red Sox fan, also sang the anthem before Game 2 of the World Series in 2013.

Boston, MA--10/22/2018-- Celtics Kyrie Irving (R) defends against Magic D.J. Augustin during the first quarter of game action at TD Garden in Boston. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Celtics-Magic Reporter:

Magic 93, Celtics 90

Celtics’ early-season funk continues

The Celtics, unable to get their offense in rhythm, lost at TD Garden.

New England Patriots running back Sony Michel (26) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Sony Michel’s knee injury is not thought to be serious

The Patriots running back wrenched his knee vs. the Bears but there was no structural damage.

Byfield, MA - 10/22/2018- ] Triton's QB Ty Scholtz, 16, bounces a ball off of Kyle Seibetta's helmet during football practice on Monday. (Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe) Topic: (Sports)

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How does a winless team make the state high school football playoffs?

Triton, which lost all seven of its regular-season games, is the No. 8 seed in Division 5 North.

FILE — Sarah Silverman, the comedian, in Los Angeles, Sept. 26, 2017. In an episode of her Hulu series, “I Love You, America,” released on Nov. 16, Silverman spoke about Louis C.K., a longtime friend and colleague, and wondered aloud: “Can you love someone who did bad things?” (Brinson+Banks/The New York Times)


Sarah Silverman says Louis C.K. did a ‘gross’ act in front of her — with her consent

Silverman discussed C.K. — who disappeared from the spotlight following a New York Times article in which women accused him of sexual misconduct — on the “Howard Stern Show.”

Andris Nelsons, Boston Symphony Orchestra music director, was conducting the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in Malmo, Sweden, last week when a fight broke out in the audience.

With Andris Nelsons conducting, a Swedish concertgoer rustled a bag of gum and a ‘violent attack’ ensued

The rustling of a gum wrapper at a performance of the symphony last week in the Swedish city of Malmo brought several concertgoers to blows.

//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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/fa9cdf7c53724eaca0a74f6f22776be3-6192af468f7249258f502bcd111842be-0.jpg US must act like leader of the free world it once called itself

Writing the truth about Saudi Arabia killed Jamal Khashoggi. Now the US must hold the murderous Saudi regime accountable.

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.

Special reports


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We go beyond just sharing stories: We’ll give you a window into how we report and hold officials accountable. Join us.

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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/22/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Mila-selfie-with-Yu-20180126_MilaWithYu-5-1024x576.jpg Saving Mila: How doctors raced to stop a young girl’s rare disease

Mila made it from diagnosis with Batten disease to bespoke therapy in the span of a year.

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.