Road rage alleged in fatal Mansfield crash

An alleged drunk driver intentionally rammed another vehicle on I-495 Monday, causing a crash that left one dead and one injured, police said.

// Boston to assign restaurants letter grades

The new system will rate cleanliness and food safety practices, giving diners a visible tool to choose where to eat.

Supporters of the student protest group Concerned Student 1950 lock arms and form a perimeter following the announcement of the resignation of University of Missouri President Timothy Wolfe, on campus in Columbia, Mo., Nov. 9, 2015. Wolfe announced that he was stepping down after a wave of student outcry, including an ultimatum from dozens of black football players that they would not play if he did not resign. (Daniel Brenner/The New York Times)

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Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What?s happening at the University of Missouri?

The system?s president resigned today in the wake of widening protests about his handling of racist incidents on campus.

To qualify for a Skype hearing, an individual?s vehicle must be registered out-of-state.

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Ticketed in Boston but live out of state? Contest it via Skype

A new city initiative will allow people who live outside of Mass. to log on remotely and contest their parking citations.

// Sheriffs back Baker?s controversial opioid bill

Eight sheriffs endorsed the governor?s efforts to give hospitals power to force treatment and put limits on first-time prescriptions.

Boston Fed chief says it could be ?appropriate? to lift rates

Eric Rosengren said it would be appropriate to consider raising interest rates as soon as next month.

// Truck in Charles River crash was not part of recall

The pickup truck involved in a double fatal crash smashed through cast iron fencing and then landed in the river.

Boston continues to lead in wage growth

Wages and salaries grew 3.6 percent in Boston in the past 12 months, faster than the US as a whole.

Marijuana legalization backers say they have 100,000 signatures

If certified, those would be well above the amount needed to continue the process of putting the question on the 2016 state ballot.

An activist protesting drug prices poured cat litter on an image of Turing Pharmaceuticals chief executive Martin Shkreli during an Oct. 1 rally outside the New York building that houses Turing?s offices.

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Under siege over prices, drug makers ready their counterpunch

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is aggressively deliberating over how to rehabilitate the industry?s image.

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Patriots? Dion Lewis is out for the season

Lewis sustained a torn ACL in his left knee in Sunday?s win and was placed on injured reserve Monday.

10/13/15: Boston,MA: Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski held a media availability at Fenway Park this afternoon. He answered questions about the state of the team and his plans for it going forward. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:dombrowski

Alex Speier

Dave Dombrowski has a wealth of assets for dealing

The combination of financial might and a brimming farm system has left Dombrowski in an enviable position.

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Fenway Park mistakenly placed on cover of Nationals calendar

A photo from last season?s Red Sox home opener appears on the cover of the Nationals 2016 calendar.

Diane Quinn has been named executive director of the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge.

ART names new executive director

The American Repertory Theater has tapped Diane Quinn, founder of Toronto?s Soulpepper Theatre Company and a Cirque du Soleil executive.

A photo following the fire showed the ruins of Trinity Church on Summer Street.

143 years ago, Boston was burning

The Great Boston Fire of 1872 spurred the rapidly growing city to begin planning for the modern era.

Oxford, Maine -- 5/28/2015-- Strider walks through his room on the night of the deadline his family has been given to remove their things in Oxford, Maine May 29, 2015. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: 31strider Reporter:

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The life and times of Strider Wolf

He has traveled so far, from near-fatal abuse to here, invisible among Maine?s poorest, in the care of grandparents who have little left to give but love.

Jeb Bush in Rye, N.H. earlier this month.

Jeb Bush says he would kill baby Hitler

When asked if he would kill Adolf Hitler as a baby, the presidential candidate emphatically answered, ?Hell yeah, I would!?

The center element delivers a dose of heat to a blood vessel.


Using stick-on ?tattoo? to track blood flow

The nearly invisible ?tattoo,? made of feather-light electronics, could relay information about the health of your heart and blood pressure to doctors.

People watched through glass as a killer whale passed by while swimming in a display tank at SeaWorld in San Diego.

SeaWorld to end orca shows at San Diego park by 2017

The company cited customer feedback as the reason for the move in an announcement Monday.

// Russian athletes part of systematic doping program, report says

The report implicated athletes, coaches, trainers, doctors, and the country?s anti-doping agency.

Opinion & Ideas

Jeffrey D. Sachs

// TPP too flawed for simple ?yes? vote

While the administration promised a 21st-century agreement, we have yet another late 20th-century accord.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// How a big field changes the presidential primary season

The field has upended long-planned strategies and made this the most unpredictable GOP nomination fight in a generation.

The Big Picture

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Bliss Dharma Assembly

Thousands of Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns gathered for the annual event to mark Buddha?s descent from the heavens.



// King of the Internet of Things?

The companies that build out this immense, global ?Internet of Things? will become some of the biggest and richest yet.



// New financial revelations don?t spell doom for church reforms

Francis insisted last week that church leaders can?t serve the poor if they?re seen to ?lead the life of a pharaoh.?