Focus on Iran in presidential debate run-up

Both the Obama and Romney campaigns were cautious when discussing a report of possible talks between the US and Iran on nuclear development.

Gary Kaput thinks the wind-energy industry is too tenuous to make him confident about the economy in Newton, Iowa.

Deficit, green jobs divide an Iowa town

A wind-energy tax credit has proved to be a point of contention between President Obama and Mitt Romney as they compete for the votes of Iowans.

Two Boston police officers patrolled at 2:30 a.m. in the still-lively  North End this month.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

North End beset by culture clash

Longtime residents are on edge over the noise of college students and young professionals enjoying the neighborhood’s burgeoning nightlife.

Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich was congratulated by teammate Nate Ebner after he recovered a fumble by Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez that ended Sunday’s game, giving New England a 29-26 overtime win.


Patriots 29, Jets 26

Patriots blow fourth-quarter lead, beat Jets in OT

Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez lost the ball when he was sacked by Rob Ninkovich and Jermaine Cunningham, sealing the Patriots’ 29-26 win in overtime.

Rob Ninkovich dives after the ball after helping cause a fumble by Mark Sanchez. His recovery, in front of the Jets’ Dustin Keller, ended the game.

Christopher L. Gasper

Patriots’ win over Jets comes with questions

The Patriots are masking their problems with the scent of victory, instead of cleaning them up. This was a malodorous win if there ever was one.

George McGovern had affection for Massachusetts, the only state he carried in the 1972 presidential election.

George McGovern, liberal stalwart, dies

The three-term US senator from South Dakota was the Democratic nominee for president in 1972 but suffered a landslide defeat to Richard Nixon. He was 90.

Dr. John Richmond, chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at New England Baptist Hospital, says there is no current treatment to slow osteoarthritis. Some patients choose pain management — medication or a brace — which are short-term solutions to delay knee replacement surgery.

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Do you really need a knee replacement?

“Decision aids” help patients weigh the pros and cons of knee replacement surgery, which is costly, painful, and occasionally leads to negative outcomes.

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// The 1969 peace rally

The Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam on Oct. 15, 1969 was a huge gathering of antiwar protesters across the United States, with an estimated 100,000 people assembled at the Boston Common.

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