Former mobster admits he lied about 1993 killings

Seventy-one-year-old Robert DeLuca pleaded guilty Friday in US District Court in Boston to obstruction of justice and two counts of making false statements.

// N.H. battle pits planning versus passion

The battle for New Hampshire?s four electoral votes will be waged in a town-by-town struggle for voter turnout in the campaign?s waning days.

Melania Trump, wife of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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Trump?s wife modeled in US prior to getting work visa, report says

Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the United States worth $20,056 before she had legal permission to work in the country, AP reports.


// The GOP?s corrosive hyperpartisanship

Voters hoping for a return to normality on Nov. 9 should be outraged at what?s already being said by congressional Republicans.

// Clinton tries to tap Beyoncé's BeyHive in search for votes

Hillary Clinton dispatched musical and political celebrities across battleground states Friday to try to energize Democrats.

// Bill Maher campaigns, and Obama elects to be on his show

Bill Maher got an early holiday gift this week: a much-sought-after sit-down with President Barack Obama.

Massive change coming to state health care for poor

The federal government approved a MassHealth overhaul that requires medical providers to better coordinate care to nearly 2 million state residents.

 Southbound traffic on Rt. 128 passed under remnants of the old Highland Avenue Bridge and past construction vehicles continuing the demolition.


Despite detours, traffic flowing easily on Route 128 in Needham

Traffic was flowing Friday night in both directions on Route 128 near what remains of the Highland Avenue Bridge in Needham.

05Farragher - Beth Crowley, left, and Elisabeth Bellabe have leaned on and learned from each other at The Boston Home. (Thomas Farragher/Globe Staff)

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At The Boston Home, an unlikely classroom develops

Teacher Beth Crowley found a whole new set of students at The Boston Home when she began getting care there.

// Meet marijuana?s top evangelist

Mason Tvert hammers home a simple message that has been effective in helping to legalize marijuana in several states.

// Obama official backs Mass. charter expansion

?Certainly if I lived in Massachusetts and was a Massachusetts voter, I would be voting in support of the ballot measure,? said John King.

FILE -- Students walk across Harvard Yard on the Harvard University campus in Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 14, 2016. Cafeteria workers at Harvard, who went on strike early in October of 2016, in an effort to avoid an increase in their health care costs and to earn higher salaries, could return to work on Oct. 27 after a tentative agreement was reached with the university, a union president said.(Charlie Mahoney/The New York Times)


Harvard women make clear: ?The whole world is a locker room?

The female soccer players aptly linked a sexist ?scouting report? and the behavior of Donald Trump.

// Gov. Baker, GOP should denounce controversial mailer, Healey says

Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey is calling on Gov. Charlie Baker and other top Republicans to denounce a local GOP group.

// Taco trucks on every corner? In Mexico City it?s all about trendy food halls

You won?t find taco trucks on every corner in Mexico City, but you will find the city?s newest trend ? food halls.

// Warriors celebrating peace, not themselves

As Veterans Day approaches, a small group of those who served their country strives to gets its voice heard.

Top: The Salt Lake City skyline in front of the Wasatch Mountains.

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Salt Lake City a mecca for skiers and riders

Imagine a capital city that provides a sophisticated metropolitan vibe as well as quick and easy access to more than a half dozen outstanding resorts. Say hello to Salt Lake City.

// Making Medford affordable, two units at a time

Medford Community Housing is turning a house on the Fellsway into two apartments for low-income families.


// Sharing the great outdoors in hunting season

A close encounter with a hunter can give other trail users pause, but accidents involving licensed hunters are exceedingly rare.

// Nauset boys? soccer has a score to settle

The Warriors, ranked No. 1 in the state by the Globe and No. 8 nationally by USA Today, have scored a whopping 95 goals against their opponents.

High school football playoffs results

Friday?s top matchups included Brockton vs. BC High, King Philip vs. Marshfield, and Gloucester vs. Marblehead.

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// The tragedy that Boston forgot

One hundred years ago, a horrific trolley accident on Summer Street killed 46 people. Although it was dubbed the ?worst tragedy in the history of the city? at the time, it has now been all but erased from memory.

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Globe photos of the month, October 2016

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