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In midterm election, voters will have their say on Trump, his style, and his policies

Isabelle Cardinal for the Boston Globe

After nearly two years of President Trump’s divisive and increasingly nationalistic style of politics, voters will deliver a midterm verdict on him and the party he has re-shaped.

Governor Charlie Baker greeted senior Mary Tymowicz at the Lowell Senior Center.

As Election Day approaches, candidates are racing to the finish line

On the last day before voters go to the polls, hopefuls were out in force, exuding confidence, pressing palms, and making their last, best pitches.

Boston, MA - 11/01/18 - During an interview in the rectory at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley discusses the failure of Catholic Church leadership to reform in the wake of the Boston sexual abuse scandal in 2002. A Pennsylvania grand jury report this year shows the bishops that lead the church still often turn to the same

An emotional Cardinal O’Malley disheartened by bishops’ slow progress against clergy sex abuse

During a bishops meeting in Baltimore next week, Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley suggested he plans to encourage his fellow bishops to hold themselves accountable.

The lobby of Amazon's Fort Point office, on Melcher Street in Boston.

New York and Virginia are said to be Amazon’s choices for HQ2

In a surprise, Amazon said it would divide its second headquarters among two cities because of the need to recruit enough tech talent. The locations are Long Island City in New York and Arlington, Va.

Dorchester-1988-Whitey Bulger and Catherine Greig walk together with her two poodles. BlackMassCast

‘Whitey’ Bulger hoped to be buried next to longtime girlfriend

In letters the mobster penned after his capture in 2011, he made clear that he hoped to be buried with longtime girlfriend Catherine Greig.