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NYC Marathon canceled, mayor says

The decision Friday came after mounting criticism that this was not the time for a race, as the city recovers from Sandy’s impact.

Obama, Romney trade shots into final weekend

On Friday, President Obama accused Mitt Romney of scaring voters, while the Republican candidate warned of another recession if Obama is reelected.

Rudy Giuliani, who ran for president four years ago, said Senator Scott Brown would help “keep our expenses and taxes under control.”

Brown campaigns with Giuliani in North End

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani denounced Elizabeth Warren as a liberal who would be a “force for partisan gridlock in Washington.”

Sheila Bair

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Sheila Bair, pro-regulation Republican

The former chief of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, who endorsed Elizabeth Warren, thinks we still need to push back on big finance.

Heavy surf pounded the Outer Cape along the Truro-Wellfleet line.

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Globe photos of the week

Waves from Hurricane Sandy pounded Cape Cod, a woman had her face painted in Salem on Halloween, and more of the week’s best images.

The fight for progress in women’s athletics continues — just as it does here for Harvard-Radcliffe’s Lenica Morales in a rugby match against Columbia.

Despite great gains, is there now a Title IX stall?

Harvard has added women’s rugby as a varsity sport but few colleges have followed their lead, which makes critics talk about Title IX stall.

Gael Garcia Bernal (left), his fiancee, Hani Furstenberg, and their guide, Bidzina Gujabidze, trek in the Georgian Caucasus in writer-director Julia Loktev’s “The Loneliest Planet.”


‘Loneliest Planet’ a journey worth taking

An engaged couple take a vacation in the Georgian Caucasus, where a small, dangerous incident provokes a response that changes the rest of the trip.



The choice to end a life

Discussing physician-assisted suicide is almost beside the point. What matters more is the nature, and the meaning, of a death.

New development plan for Lovejoy Wharf

A new development team has filed plans to restart a long-delayed residential and office complex near the bridge to Charlestown.


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A utility worker helped in the repair effort on Tuesday in Needham.

Fewer than 1,000 Mass. residents without power

Power was restored to all but about 690 National Grid customers, mostly residents in remote areas or on smaller streets, officials said this morning.

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A still from the DVD “Unba Unba.”

Boston to experience Human Sexual Response again

The wild, seven-piece freakshow of Human Sexual Response was a central act in Boston’s late-’70s rock underground. On Nov. 10, Boston gets another chance to live their unique mayhem.