Is Trump?s ?voter fraud? rhetoric coded racism?

Residents voted on Monday at a recreation center in Tucker, Ga. It was the first day of early voting in the state.

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Activists say the GOP candidate?s narrative on inner-city voting adds an incendiary element to an already historically divisive election.

Ernestine Cuellar, of Charlestown, raised her hands in prayer during a rally on Boston Common on Aug. 30. The event was conducted by evangelist Franklin Graham as part of a tour to urge evangelicals to vote.

Christian conservative backlash against Trump seems to be building

Evangelicals have been stalwart supporters of Republican candidates in previous elections, but some have doubts about Donald Trump.

Donald Trump walks past Bill Clinton after the presidential town hall debate at Washington University Oct. 9.


The partisan divide in sexual politics

Victims shouldn?t be believed or doubted based upon their political affiliation.

// Bill Clinton urges empathy for Donald Trump voters in N.H.

?No matter how mean they are, extend your hand,? Clinton told the crowd Monday at Keene State College.

Billy Bush in 2014.

NBC News fires Billy Bush after lewd Donald Trump tape airs

On the tape, Bush is heard laughing as Trump talks about fame enabling him to grope and try to have sex with women not his wife.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton posed for a photograph with supporters in Seattle Friday.

Aide wanted change in classification of Clinton e-mail

The move was to be part of a bargain that would have allowed the FBI to deploy more agents in foreign countries, according to records.

// Possible hoax call investigated after SWAT standoff in Revere

Police are investigating the possibility that the 911 call was fake, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation.

// Hit by drought, Cambridge to draw water from MWRA

The move was made necessary when the city?s reservoir system dwindled to 25 percent of its capacity, a 10-year low.

// Police release images of suspect in weekend Roxbury shooting

Boston police released images Monday of a suspect who they believe is connected to the shooting of 2-year-old girl in Roxbury.

In the anti- marijuana ad, a mother and daughter encounter one cannabis shop after another in a suburban setting.

Anti-marijuana legalization effort releases first TV ad

The 30-second spot imagines an almost dystopian neighborhood overrun by pot shops and stoners.

Bruins 4, Jets 1

// Bruins ride strong third period to victory over Jets

The Bruins finished their first road trip of the season with a 2-1-0 record. Their home opener is Thursday against New Jersey.

Jessica Alba arrived at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston on Monday.

These photos show just how much star power was in Boston today

If you thought you saw Jessica Alba, Jason Derulo, or Michael Phelps on the street this week, there?s a good chance you actually did.

Water was higher than normal at a nearby restaurant on the water.


King Tides have taken over parts of downtown Boston

By Monday afternoon, water had flowed over the edges of Long Wharf and out-of-towners were wading through it.

Louie Diaz (left) spoke with Eduardo DeJesus, a homeless man who resides in a tent near other opioid addicts in a Lowell wooded area.

Staying connected to Lowell?s addicts

For a former addict turned outreach worker and the police officer he works with, failure is part of the job description.

// Baker backs Children?s expansion plan

Governor Baker voiced support for Boston Children?s Hospital?s $1 billion plan to expand its Longwood campus.

// Federal judge asks: Is DiMasi benefiting from political connections?

The judge tasked with considering whether to grant an early release to Salvatore DiMasi has requested more information from prosecutors and defense attorneys.

Wellesley police chief apologizes for ?historical mistreatment? of minorities nationwide

Terrence Cunningham apologized on behalf of an international police chiefs group for the ?historical mistreatment of communities of color.?

Patriots 35, Bengals 17

Foxborough, MA - 10-16-16 - Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (right) celebrates with running back James White (left) after they hooked up for a third quarter touchdown pass, their second of the game. Gillette Stadium Cincinnati Bengals at New England Patriots - 3rd quarter action. (Jim Davis/Globe staff)


Bengals were outsmarted by Patriots? simplicity

Cincinnati allowed the Patriots to score a touchdown on the same exact play three times, making no adjustments along the way.

// McCourty?s input keyed Patriots? second-half surge

The safety used his bird?s-eye view of the action to suggest defensive adjustments.


// NFL needs to rethink its crackdown on celebrations

When it comes to player celebrations, the NFL is threatening to stand for the Needless Flag League.

The Orbital ATK Antares rocket lifts off from the the NASA Wallops Island flight facility in Wallops Island, Va., Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. The rocket is carrying supplies to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Rocket launch provides a show for sky gazers along the East Coast

One of NASA?s main delivery companies has launched its first space station shipment from Virginia in two years.

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// The broken covenant

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Boston?s Theatre District

At the edge of diverse neighborhoods, the Theatre District is full of art, entertainment, and history. Many walks of life cross paths on the streets that are home to a bustling nightlife.