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Mayor Jasiel Correia spoke after leaving court on Thursday.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Fall River mayor says he’s innocent of fraud charges, won’t be resigning

Jasiel Correia allegedly stole more than $230,000 from people who invested in his Internet startup, using their funds not for the business but for personal expenses.

// NTSB report: Overpressurized gas lines caused Lawrence-area explosions, fires

The increased pressure overwhelmed the aging gas line system in Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover, setting off fires and explosions that damaged 121 structures, killed one person, and left two dozen injured, the report states.

Getting a taste of Union Square vs. the Seaport

Maine lobster ravioli with rock shrimp scampi sugo from Tuscan Kitchen Seaport

Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe

Somerville’s Union Square versus Boston’s Seaport. We set out to compare a night out in both neighborhoods. Here is what we found.

// This company wants to spend $1 billion on private dorms in Boston

A British company is making a major investment in Boston — a move that could help meet the huge demand and establish a new model for college housing.

The Nation

Matthew Shepard will be interred at the Washington National Cathedral, 20 years after his death

A candlelight vigil for Matthew Shepard in New York City in 1998.

By Jacey Fortin

For 20 years, the ashes of Matthew Shepard have not been laid to rest.

The World

Trump calls relations with Saudi Arabia ‘excellent,’ but Congress isn’t so sure

Turkish officials have said they suspect that a Saudi hit squad killed columnist Jamal Khashoggi last week.

By Edward Wong,

The suspected murder of a prominent Saudi journalist exposed a growing rift Thursday between the White House and Congress.

Editorial & Opinion


How Elizabeth Warren should challenge Trump

Quincy, MA - 9/15/2018 - Senator Elizabeth Warren addresses the crowd during a town hall meeting at Quincy High School on Saturday, September 15, 2018. (Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe) Topic: (metro)

By Scot Lehigh

The facts obviously won’t deter Donald Trump from taunting Elizabeth Warren. So what would?


Can Boston’s developers merge art and equity?

Boston, MA--4/10/2017 - A woman walks by the Roxbury Center for the Performing Arts, on Blue Hill Avenue (in Dorchester), on a sunny day. The untitled mural, by artist Heidi Schork (cq), was completed in August 2016. Schork is the director of the Mayor's Mural Crew. About 14 teens and two apprentice artists worked on the project.

By Renée Loth

Working arts and culture into the very rubric of the development process can go a long way toward awakening some of Boston’s sleeping neighborhoods.

Opinion | Leila Philip

It takes a village to raise a giant pumpkin

Topsfield, MA - 9/28/2018- Volunteers prep a pumpkin to be weighed at the New England Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off on opening weekend of the 200th Topsfield Fair on Friday, September 28, 2018. (Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe) Topic: (metro)

By Leila Philip

The bid to produce the largest 2,000-pound-plus pumpkin has bred a friendly, joyful community of growers.

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Opinion | David W. Cash and Rebecca Herst

Hurricane Michael’s fury reminds Boston: We need climate resilience

By David W. Cash and Rebecca Herst

Opinion | Jason S. Weissman

Everybody wins with luxury development in Boston

By Jason S. Weissman



‘Lobster War’ will close out GlobeDocs Film Festival


By Lillian Brown

The film chronicles the tensions between the United States and Canada over the “Gray Zone,” a 277-square-mile body of water that both countries have tried to claim, dating to the end of the American Revolution.

In a Suffolk courtroom, tears of rage follow cries of remorse

Xiao Ying Zhou (center) wept at her sentencing. Her lawyer, Michelle Troiano, is beside her.

By Maria Cramer

The wrenching scene between the two women, both Chinese immigrants, came two days after one pleaded guilty in a horrific hit-and-run crash.

Getting a taste of Union Square vs. the Seaport

Maine lobster ravioli with rock shrimp scampi sugo from Tuscan Kitchen Seaport

By Kara Baskin

Somerville’s Union Square versus Boston’s Seaport. We set out to compare a night out in both neighborhoods. Here is what we found.

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NTSB report: Overpressurized gas lines caused Lawrence-area explosions, fires

By Milton J. Valencia, Matt Rocheleau and Shelley Murphy

SJC orders dismissal of thousands more drug convictions

By Shawn Musgrave and John R. Ellement

Business & Tech

Chesto Means Business

Owners of hotels hit by Boston strike enjoy hefty profits

Workers and supporters picketed outside the Sheraton Boston by Marriott.

By Jon Chesto

Maryland-based Marriott isn’t the only company raking it in from the Boston hotels. The actual owners of these Marriott-managed properties get a big piece, too.

How changes in immigration policy could affect the Boston economy

From left to right: Clement Cazalot, managing director Techstars Boston; Min He, co-president MIT Chief 2017; Ivan Fernandez de Casadevante, cofounder Ori Systems; Jody Rose, president New England Venture Capital Association; Bernat Olle, cofounder & CEO Vedanta Biosciences; John Barros, chief of economic development, Office of Mayor Martin J. Walsh, City of Boston.

By Cristela Guerra

“Immigrants and immigration is not a displacement factor for Americans,” John Barros, Boston’s chief of economic development, said at a HUBweek event.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What’s behind the stock market swoon? A little of everything

Trader Michael Milano worked on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on a wild Wednesday.

By Evan Horowitz

As markets seek to stabilize after Wednesday’s deep dive, interest rates, bond yields, and China remain concerns for investors.


Tara Sullivan

Red Sox will take momentum, and try to prevent it, any way they can

New York, NY- 10/9/18 - Yankee Stadium - Craig Kimbrel gats a visit to the mound in 9th inning. Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees in game 4 of the ALDS at Yankee Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe staff)

By Tara Sullivan

“You see guys come in in a big spot and get out of a jam or something like that and shut down a team’s momentum, it’s big,” reliever Brandon Workman said.

AL Championship Series

Astros star outfielder George Springer close to perfection

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 08: George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Progressive Field on October 8, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

By Kristie Rieken

Said Houston manager AJ Hinch: ‘‘I’m not sure there’s a perfect player. But he’s pretty close.’’

Alex Speier

The Red Sox are betting they can fix David Price’s fastball and cutter

Boston, MA: 4/5/2018: Red Sox starting pitcher David Price reacts after he got out of a jam to end the top of the fifth inning. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Tampa Bay Rays in their 2018 MLB home Opening Day baseball game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Alex Speier

In his three most recent starts, Price has been done in by his inability to locate his cutter.

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Kevin Paul Dupont | On Hockey

David Pastrnak has emerged as the leader of the Bruins’ next generation

By Kevin Paul Dupont


Without a designated go-to hitter, Acton-Boxborough continues to crush it

By Dan McLoone


For Colin Kaepernick, W.E.B. Du Bois Medal was well-deserved

By Gary Washburn


Meet the state’s most versatile high school football triple threats

By Nate Weitzer


Patriots-Chiefs compelling for numerous reasons

By Ed Ryan


Fans will love ‘Basketball: A Love Story’

By Chad Finn


10 games to watch in Week 6 of high school football season

By Nate Weitzer

NL Championship Series

Brewers look to stick to winning formula in Game 1 vs. Dodgers

By Genaro C. Armas


Patriots’ John Simon has picked up defense quickly

By Anthony Gulizia


Movie Review ★ ★ ★ ½

‘First Man’ flies viewers to the moon

Ryan Gosling stars as astronaut Neil Armstrong in “First Man.”

By Ty Burr

Ryan Gosling plays Neil Armstrong in a powerful movie that tells the human story behind the Gemini and Apollo missions, showing us that the most personal moments can coexist within the most momentous events.

Television review

In HBO’s ‘Camping,’ a weekend goes awry, and so does the comedy

Ione Skye (left) and Jennifer Garner in “Camping.”

By Matthew Gilbert

A miscast Jennifer Garner stars as cringe-y and controlling Kathryn, who has planned a camping trip to celebrate her husband’s birthday.

Movie Review

Legendary photographer Garry Winogrand, in sharp focus

A shot of New York in 1968 from “Garry Winogrand: Everything is Photographable.”

By Mark Feeney

A probing and unusually intelligent documentary looks at the greatest of all street photographers.