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A second term for Mayor Walsh

Mayor Marty Walsh and supporters celebrated on preliminary election night.

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Mayor Martin Walsh of Boston deserves election to a second term on Nov. 7.

Opinion | Eileen McNamara

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President Kennedy forged a revolution for people with intellectual disabilities.

Alex Beam

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It’s an addictive and deadly gateway drug. Today, Hershey’s Kisses; tomorrow crack cocaine.

Ideas | Matthew Muspratt

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It’s one thing to read about our national fracture. It’s another to actually see it.

Ideas | Thanassis Cambanis

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We’re about to witness a real-life test of an Iran policy that eschews diplomacy and embraces confrontation.

Ideas | Mark Peters

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“Sologamy” is part of a family of marriage-centric words going back centuries.

Renée Graham

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President Trump continues to demonstrate his complete lack of empathy.

JEFF JACOBY

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Unions in government workplaces? Only if their support and funding are wholly voluntarily.

Ideas | Beth Wolfensberger Singer

Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Wirds’

In honor of this traditional season of spookiness.

EDITORIAL

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Xi Jinping’s speech neglected to mention two profoundly destabilizing factors: Donald Trump and North Korea.

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Brainiac

Pollution of the past may have been even worse than we knew

The study is from different time periods when the amount of industrial air pollution was at its worst.

Ideas

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This is the best way to wait for a train.

Brainiac

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Acerta made an unusual admission earlier this month.

Brainiac

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If elected, this candidate will turn over his seat to an app.

Brainiac

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In this week’s edition: unmarried workers, digitized documents, and the breakthrough CEO.

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Letters

Wooing Amazon, raising wariness

As Amazon weighs bids, concerns are raised over whether the Boston area would benefit.

Letters

Overuse of antibiotics in animals is making us sick

Many “doctors said that, in the last year, one or more of their patients had a presumed or confirmed case of a drug-resistant infection.” — Janet S. Domenitz

A lighter take | Debra A. Klein

New games for the White House Halloween party

Check out the “Murder of Democracy Mystery Game.”

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

America’s epidemic of incivility

Incivility is coarsening our society and poisoning our politics.

From Globe Ideas

Ideas

A Boston story in 50 words

This is the best way to wait for a train.

Ideas | Mark Peters

The ‘sologamy’ trend: ‘Love yourself’ is more than just good advice

“Sologamy” is part of a family of marriage-centric words going back centuries.

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