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Was Fall River’s mayor what he seemed?

The City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to oust Jasiel Correia, who calls himself a “Fall River kid made good.” Correia faces federal fraud charges.

Mila Makovec, suffering from Batten disease, has had fewer seizures since starting her individualized therapy.
Smiles have returned to the face of Mila Makovec, as she and her mother, Julia Vitarello, posed with Dr. Timothy Yu, who crafted her therapy through Boston Children’s Hospital.

JULIA VITARELLO

STAT

Saving Mila: How a tailor-made therapy, developed in a flash, may have halted a young girl’s rare disease

Thanks to a remarkable effort on the part of Boston Children’s Hospital scientists, regulators, and the family of a girl, an experimental therapy was developed in record time.

HELP DESK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/180905_HowToArgueOnline_CMYK.jpg Yes, you can argue online without going crazy. Here’s how.

Step 1: Take a deep breath. Step 2: Remember there’s a human on the other end. *Unless it’s a bot.

Harvard defends its preferences for the relatives of alumni and donors, arguing they help fund financial aid programs.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Harvard’s well-off outnumber low-income students 23 to 1

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

//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 Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul

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

The Nation

Trump blasts caravan, says he’s cutting Central American aid

Honduran migrants take part in a caravan heading to the US, in the outskirts of Tapachula, on their way to Huixtla, Chiapas state, Mexico, on October 22, 2018. - President Donald Trump on Monday called the migrant caravan heading toward the US-Mexico border a national emergency, saying he has alerted the US border patrol and military. (Photo by Johan ORDONEZ / AFP)JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images

By Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin

But across his administration, there was no indication of any action in response to what he tweeted was a “National Emergy.”

Political Notebook

Trump promises new tax-cut vote after the midterms. That’s news to Congress.

President Trump was greeted by Senator Ted Cruz of Texas — a former foe he often derided as ‘‘Lyin’ Ted’ — as Trump arrived for a campaign rally at Houston Toyota Center Monday.

By wire services

The announcement was tacit recognition that the tax cut Trump and Republicans passed into law last year isn’t proving as popular as they had hoped.

Teen on the cusp of losing his sight is on a mission to see the country

Doctors told Josh Bangert, 15, of West Chicago, Illinois, that he will lose his vision in a few months. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Keith Bangert. For use only with ILLINOIS-EYESIGHT.

By Cathy Free

Josh Bangert has a rare genetic disorder called Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy, and his doctor has told him that he would be blind in three to five months.

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The World

Saudis are said to have used body-double for Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul

Turkish forensics officials inspected a car abandoned by the Saudi consulate in a parking garage in Istanbul on Monday.

By David D. Kirkpatrick and Ben Hubbard

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

‘We say sorry’: Australia formally apologizes to victims of child sexual abuse

TOPSHOT - Child sex abuse survivor Carolyn Unwin, 74, from Cairns, Queensland stands on the front lawn of Parliament House in Canberra on October 22, 2018, after Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered a national apology to child sex abuse victims. - Morrison issued a national apology to victims of child sex abuse in an emotional address to parliament October 22, acknowledging the state failed to stop

By Rick Rojas

The apology, delivered to a gathering of victims in Canberra, was the culmination of a five-year government inquiry that exposed widespread sexual abuse.

Hurricane Willa is headed toward a Tuesday landfall in Mexico

Workers boarded up a storefront in Mazatlan, Mexico, on Monday.

By Maria Verza

With sustained winds of 145 miles per hour, Hurricane Willa is a ‘‘potentially catastrophic’’ Category 4 storm, the National Hurricane Center said.

Editorial & Opinion

Renée Graham

Trump’s attack on trans community is an act of bottomless cruelty

LGBT activists hold signs with the names of transgender people from across the country during a rally in front of the White House on Monday.

By Renée Graham

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

JOAN VENNOCHI

Khashoggi and Raytheon: profit ahead of principle?

Andover 10/09/14- The patriot missile is manufactured at Raytheon's Integrated Air Defense Center in Andover. A Patriot GEM-T missile in an assembly area. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki (metro)

By Joan Vennochi

Will the killing of Jamal Khashoggi change the transactional relationship between Saudi Arabia and defense companies like Raytheon?

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

So what if Seth Moulton is ambitious?

Congressman Seth Moulton says that what’s lacking in Congress is not intelligence — it’s courage.

By Richard North Patterson

Whatever you think of Moulton’s quick rise, he provides something the Democrats desperately need.

Metro

Was Fall River’s mayor what he seemed?

Fall River Mayor Jasiel F. Correia II is facing federal fraud charges.

By Evan Allen and Laura Crimaldi

The City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to oust Jasiel Correia, who calls himself a “Fall River kid made good.” Correia faces federal fraud charges.

HELP DESK

Yes, you can argue online without going crazy. Here’s how.

By Andy Rosen

Step 1: Take a deep breath. Step 2: Remember there’s a human on the other end. *Unless it’s a bot.

Harvard’s well-off outnumber low-income students 23 to 1

Harvard defends its preferences for the relatives of alumni and donors, arguing they help fund financial aid programs.

By Deirdre Fernandes

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

Business & Tech

Is Boston worth a 2nd look for Amazon’s HQ2?

Suffolk Downs was the centerpiece of Boston’s bid for Amazon’s HQ2. The lack of a second visit, or any other public mentions of Boston has contributed to a growing sense that the retail giant may be setting up its second home somewhere else.

By Tim Logan

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.

CHESTO MEANS BUSINESS

Business community raises close to $1m for transgender rights

Eastern Bank chief executive Bob Rivers has played a big role in rallying the business community to support Question 3.

By Jon Chesto

As his peers at other local companies worried about their summer vacations, Eastern Bank CEO Bob Rivers had a different kind of concern.

Sox fans who also love food are already winning. Totchos, anyone?

Buffalo chicken “totchos” are among the limited-edition snacks that will be served at Fenway for the World Series.

By Kara Baskin

Fenway Park’s chef has unveiled limited-edition World Series treats for the games.

Obituaries

Bert Hammel, selfless Merrimack College men’s basketball coach, dies at 67

Mr. Hammel starred at Bentley, a Northeast-10 opponent, before he began a 36-year career as Merrimack’s head coach.

By Marvin Pave

As head coach from 1980-2016, Mr. Hammel guided the Warriors to 526 wins, six NCAA Tournament appearances, and three Northeast-10 Conference titles.

Joachim Ronneberg, leader of raid that thwarted a Nazi atomic bomb, dies at 99

Mr. Ronneberg was the last surviving member of one of the most celebrated commando raids of World War II.

By Robert D. McFadden

Mr. Ronneberg was the last surviving member of one of the most celebrated commando raids of World War II.

Earl Bakken, Medtronic co-founder who created wearable pacemaker, dies at 94

Mr. Bakken also commercialized the first implantable pacemaker.

Mr. Bakken and his brother-in-law turned Medtronic from a struggling company they ran out of a Minneapolis garage into a multinational medical technology powerhouse.

Sports

TARA SULLIVAN

Relentless is the No. 1 way to describe these Red Sox

J.D. Martinez connects for a solo homer in the decisive Game 5 against Houston.

By Tara Sullivan

“If you give us another life, we’re going to find some way to chop you down like a tree,” first baseman Steve Pearce said.

Peter Abraham

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

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)

By Peter Abraham

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.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

One concern about Mookie Betts playing second base: Manny Machado

Boston, Ma- October 21, 2018-Stan Grossfeld/ Globe Staff—Practice before Game 1 of World Series-Mookie Betts practices at second base at Fenway Park.

By Nick Cafardo

The Dodgers shortstop has a history of questionable conduct on the basepaths — which the Red Sox know well.

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Magic 93, Celtics 90

What to make of the Celtics last night? That depends who you ask

By Adam Himmelsbach

Dodgers notebook

Milton’s Rich Hill has fond memories of Red Sox

By Owen Pence

Falcons 23, Giants 20

Falcons add to Giants’ miseries

By Paul Newberry

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

Celtics have deep appreciation for what Red Sox are doing

By Adam Himmelsbach

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

Celtics’ bumpy start hit even more turbulence against Magic

By Gary Washburn

Tuesday Stories

NAMES

Mariah Carey to perform at the Boch Wang Center in March

Mariah Carey will perform at the Boch Wang Center on March 28.

By Lillian Brown

The Boston stop is a part of her upcoming “Caution World Tour.”

NAMES

MassHort hands out bouquet of gardening awards

names - Katherine Macdonald, President and Executive Director, Massachusetts Horticultural Society, presenting Carol Stocker with a Gold Medal in recognition of her work as a garden writer for the Boston Globe and other publications which has promoted the art and science of horticulture to thousands of readers. (John Harmon Photography)

By Meredith Goldstein

The Massachusetts Horticulture Society presented awards at the 118th Honorary Medals Dinner.

Names

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

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)

By Kevin Slane

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.”