Future seniors may see benefits tied to means testing

Millions of future seniors will probably end up paying more, or getting fewer benefits — no matter who wins the White House.

Regulator has link to firm implicated in outbreak

The Framingham pharmacy at the heart of the meningitis outbreak has a link to a board member and former president of the state agency that regulates pharmacies.

Senate debate | 7 p.m.

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A Globe analysis of the public schedules for Senator Brown and Elizabeth Warren shows the candidates rarely stray from Eastern Mass.

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US sends forces to Jordan in Syria conflict

The United States has sent military troops help bolster Jordan’s defense in the event violence escalates along the Syrian border.

Toyota recalls more than 7 million vehicles

Toyota is recalling vehicles around the world for a faulty power-window switch, the latest in a string of recalls for Japan’s top automaker.

Ben Affleck (center) plays a CIA operative who leads a rescue mission in Tehran during the 1979-80 Iran hostage crisis.

Warner Bros. Pictures

Thursday Preview | Movie Review

Ben Affleck’s fully in charge in ‘Argo’

Affleck directed and stars in this highly entertaining if shallow film based on the actual story of six embassy employees led out of Iran by a CIA hostage specialist.

Some are challenging the BRA’s efforts to bring a restaurant to the end of Long Wharf.

Plan pits North End vs. officials

North End residents are challenging a plan to privately develop the tip of Boston’s Long Wharf in a case headed to the state’s highest court.

If you remember the night Tony Conigliaro was struck, you probably remember something else from that time.

Dan Shaughnessy

How sports connects us to key dates

Maybe it’s a guy thing. Maybe it’s a sports thing. But I always have connected important life passages with things that were going on in sports.

Brian McGrory

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Harvard Square fixture Dennis ­Coveney and his wife, Kelly, are struggling to find shelter through a Byzantine web of social service agencies.


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Patriot receivers — including Brandon Lloyd here — had a good day catching and blocking.

Patriots’ no-huddle offense still needs tweaks

New England looked very tired in the final quarter-plus of their win over the Broncos, as the first-half pace took a self-inflicted toll.