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Face-value tickets to ‘Hamilton’ in Boston? Not buying it

If you want the hottest ticket in town, plenty are still available through Ticketmaster. But be prepared to pay as high as $1,500 apiece.

UMass Medical School students Stephanie Bond and Neiha Kidwai conferred with actors (Jackson Royal and Lisa Piehler) portraying a dying man and his wife.

Toughest talk: Medical students learn to discuss patients’ wishes for end-of-life care

In the nation’s first joint program of its kind, the state’s four medical schools — UMass, Harvard, Tufts, and BU — are developing standards for end-of-life medical training.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_27BLS-1_metro.jpg Is the test for Boston’s exam schools receiving a failing grade?

A clamor to dump the Independent School Entrance Exam, key for entrance into Boston Latin School or one of Boston’s other two public exam schools, is growing after a Harvard study revealed it fuels inequality.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/09/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/27958499c5e64bdaa450e872542171e9-27958499c5e64bdaa450e872542171e9-0.jpg Nikki Haley to resign as UN ambassador at year’s end

Haley said Tuesday that she would step down, marking the departure of one of the few high-profile women in the Trump administration.

Replacement crews worked on a natural gas line on Wyman Street in Woburn on Tuesday.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

National Grid defends use of replacement workers during lock out

The gas utility has locked out more than 1,200 union employees since the summer.

The Nation

Nikki Haley to resign as UN ambassador at year’s end

President Trump praised the work of Nikki Haley, who will resign her UN position at the end of the year.

By Maggie Haberman and Mark Landler

Haley said Tuesday that she would step down, marking the departure of one of the few high-profile women in the Trump administration.

Brett Kavanaugh takes the bench on Supreme Court

Activists protested Tuesday in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

By Adam Liptak, Noah Weiland and Emily Baumgaertner

The first case was free of protests and involved an appeal of a three-strikes sentencing law in Florida.

Court denies Trump administration’s appeal in census suit

By Tara Bahrampour

Court denies Trump administration’s appeal in Census suit

The World

Official: Afghan suicide bomber kills candidate in upcoming polls

Afghans inspected the site of a suicide attack in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on Tuesday.

By Amir Shah

A suicide bomber on Tuesday struck the home of a candidate in Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections later this month, killing the candidate and seven other people, a provincial official said.

Kim Jong Un invites Pope Francis to North Korea

A pope has never visited the isolated nation of North Korea.

By Choe Sang-Hun

A papal visit to the isolated country is considered highly unlikely, but the request was still a historic one.

Police arrest prominent editor in southern India

By Aijaz Hussain

RR Gopal was arrested at the airport in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu state, as he was about to board a flight to a neighboring state.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

Trump’s attacks on journalists seed violence

A woman holds a portrait of missing journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi reading

Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi may be the latest victim in a world where autocratic governments see journalists as fair game.

Renée Graham

GOP to women: Sit down, shut up, and take it

President Donald Trump says goodbye to the crowd during a campaign rally Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Topeka, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

By Renée Graham

Republicans are having fun at women’s expense.

SCOT LEHIGH

Susan Collins’s political identity crisis

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, talks to a crowd a journalists after speaking on the Senate floor in favor of Brett Kavanaugh on Friday, Oct. 5. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara

By Scot Lehigh

Susan Collins’s carefully cultivated image of independent-minded moderate is in tatters.

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Opinion | Richard North Patterson

America pays for Susan Collins’s failure of character

By Richard North Patterson

Opinion | Carol Fulp

Diversity, the innovation super tool

By Carol Fulp

Metro

Adrian Walker

Is a governor’s race finally about to break out? Time is running short

Governor Charlie Baker (right) shook hands with challenger Jay Gonzalez (left), as debate moderator Jon Keller looked on.

By Adrian Walker

If this race is ever going to gain any traction, the moment is right now.

Charlie Baker, Jay Gonzalez tangle in first gubernatorial debate

Jay Gonzalez and Charlie Baker met in a debate Tuesday night.

By Joshua Miller and Matt Stout

Baker and his Democratic challenger traded attacks and framed the other as having the wrong vision for running state government.

Is the test for Boston’s exam schools receiving a failing grade?

Nearly half the students at Boston Latin School, founded in 1635, are white, though whites account for just 14 percent of Boston’s students.

By James Vaznis

A clamor to dump the Independent School Entrance Exam, key for entrance into Boston Latin School or one of Boston’s other two public exam schools, is growing after a Harvard study revealed it fuels inequality.

Business & Tech

In Boston, the middle class is shrinking, and it’s harder to get ahead than it used to be

By Katie Johnston

A Boston Foundation report examines a thriving city fractured by race, income, and social mobility disparities.

CHESTO MEANS BUSINESS

GE’s tax breaks could survive regardless of HQ tower’s fate

General Electric Co. has set up a temporary headquarters on Farnsworth Street.

By Jon Chesto

GE might skip the expensive second phase of its headquarters project. Those tax breaks for the new building? GE could still land millions.

BOLD TYPES

Not just any old 10K race

Matt O'Toole

By Jon Chesto

Reebok president Matt O’Toole joined more than 200 colleagues to run Monday’s Reebok Boston 10K for Women.

Obituaries

Christos G. Nahatis, famous for his Saladmaster TV ads, dies at 95

Mr. Nahatis was known for his Saladmaster spots.

By Bryan Marquard

Mr. Nahatis, a lifelong Manchester-by-the-Sea resident, turned his hardscrabble childhood to his successful reign as Mr. Saladmaster.

John Gagliardi, college football’s winningest coach, dies at 91

Mr. Gagliardi coached for 60 years at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn.

By Dave Campbell

Mr. Gagliardi spent 64 seasons as head coach at Division III powerhouse St. John’s.

Sports

ALDS Game 4: Red Sox 4, Yankees 3

Escape from New York: Red Sox hold off Yankees to advance to ALCS

New York, NY: 10-09-18: Red Sox manger Alex Cora right with hat and champgne in hand gets the party started by poppping the first cork in the clubhouse following the Boston victory. The Boston Red Sox visited the New York Yankees for Game Four of their MLB ALDS baseball playoffs at Yankee Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Peter Abraham

Rick Porcello was excellent in five innings, Christian Vazquez homered, and Chris Sale pitched a perfect eighth.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

It’s safe to say that there is a new world order in this ancient rivalry

Despite almost unraveling in the ninth, the Red Sox managed to secure their spot in the ALCS.

By Dan Shaughnessy

Finally, the Sox are the Yankees’ daddies.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Pay tribute to Rick Porcello for an ‘outstanding’ outing in this one

New York, NY- 10/9/18 - Yankee Stadium - Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello reacts after getting Aaron Hicks to fly out to end the 5th inning. Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees in game 4 of the ALDS at Yankee Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe staff)

By Nick Cafardo

The Red Sox could go into the ALCS in good shape with their starters.

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RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Brock Holt takes a seat after taking spin on cycle

By Peter Abraham

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Julia Carangelo, Foxborough deal King Philip its first loss

By Mike Kotsopoulos

Chad Finn | Nine Thoughts

In New York, it’s never easy, and this one was no exception

By Chad Finn

Alex Speier | Instant Analysis

Red Sox starters dominated, while Yankees starters wilted

By Alex Speier

Rachel G. Bowers

A closer look at the Houston Astros ahead of the ALCS

By Rachel G. Bowers

Andrew Mahoney

Umpire Angel Hernandez in ALDS Game 4 spotlight

By Andrew Mahoney

Wednesday Food

Dining Out

Chickadee is off to a flying start in the Seaport

Clockwise from bottom left: squid ink fusilli, puffed rice crackers, crab gratin, chocolate semifreddo, scallops, and fried cauliflower at Chickadee.

By Devra First

As a neighborhood rises up, we’ve got the most-polished opening Boston has seen in some time.

Ask Amy

Granddaughters’ larceny creates family chaos

By Amy Dickinson

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Good learning and tasty eats

Ana Sortun, of Oleana

The Cambridge Center for Adult Education is cooking up some great classes in honor of its 80th anniversary, led by local celebrity chefs.

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