Cardinals 5, Red Sox 4

Obstruction call in ninth trips up Red Sox

Game 3 ended in chaos for the Red Sox and a 5-4 loss that gives the Cardinals a 2-1 lead in the World Series.

Allen Craig trips over Will Middlebrooks at third base. Obstruction was called, and Craig scored the winning run.

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Dan Shaughnessy

Red Sox lose an Instant Classic in Game 3

The Cardinals beat the Red Sox on a disputed, chaotic, ridiculous play in the bottom of the ninth that was absolutely stunning.

Christopher L. Gasper

Red Sox at a loss to figure out Game 3 defeat

The Red Sox-Cardinals game had a wild denouement that will be recalled for years to come for both its obscurity and its chaos.

John Connolly determined to address urban ills

The mayoral candidate sees strengthening schools, creating jobs, and investing in businesses as key to boosting areas like Humboldt Avenue in Roxbury.

A bilingual Walsh campaign sign hung Thursday in a storefront on Washington Street in Egleston Square.  Walsh says the area has challenges that he could address as mayor.

Martin Walsh sees neglect, promise of bustling square

Egleston Square, on the border of Roxbury and Jamaica Plain, has challenges that Walsh says he could address as mayor.

Opinion | John W. Henry

Why I bought the Globe

I invested in the Globe because I believe deeply in the future of this great community, and the Globe should play a vital role in determining that future.

Dr. Sheldon Randall denies the state’s allegations and has appealed.

Mass. obesity surgeon’s license suspended

Investigators charge that Dr. Sheldon Randall did not recognize and treat post-surgery complications quickly enough in four patients, two of whom died.

Critic’s Notebook

// A singular message in recent films: We’re on our own

If some cultural seasons celebrate teamwork, we seem to be in a moment obsessed with the isolated movie hero.



// Trash or treat

Halloween has shifted from a celebration of do-it-yourself creativity to yet another opportunity for people to look good.


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Devils 4, Bruins 3

With Patrice Bergeron down, Andy Greene celebrates his winning goal.

Bruins stunned by the Devils

For every strong shift the first line submitted, the other units killed the forward momentum in the 4-3 loss to the Devils.


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About 21 percent of the world’s population lives on less than $1.25 a day; the World Bank’s goal is to cut that to 3 percent. “It’s a huge task,” said Jim Yong Kim, the bank’s president.

Kim trying to overhaul the World Bank

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim has made tackling economic inequality one of international development organization’s primary goals.


A handwritten IOU was found during renovations at XV Beacon.

Why leave for luxury when XV Beacon beckons?

How many Bostonians have actually experienced Boston like a tourist, and stayed in their own city’s idea of luxury?