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.

Shutdown delays intelligence review of Marathon bombings

The classified assessment has bogged down because of “the recent lapse in appropriations” and a series of furloughs, the officials said.

Chameise Few, 21, is working to complete her high school diploma at Boston Adult Technical Academy. After graduating next year, she hopes to go on to college and become a nurse.

Knowledge economy is leaving some behind

Mass. residents with limited education continue to experience Depression-era levels of unemployment some four years after the last recession.

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.

Tom Brady has been sacked 13 times in the last three games, including five times against the Saints.

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Offensive line lately has allowed a lot of sacks

Tom Brady has been sacked fewer than 30 times eight out of the last nine years, but is on pace for 45 this season.

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

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.



// 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?