New details in Libya as protests against US widen

People protesting an anti-Muslim film climbed a fence at the US Embassy in Sana, Yemen, Thursday, but were repelled by Yemeni security guards.

Mohamed al-Sayaghi/Reuters

Anti-American protests spread across the Mideast Thursday as new details emerged on Tuesday’s deadly attack on the US consulate in Libya.

Foreign affairs suddenly at issue in presidential race

The unfolding situation in Libya and elsewhere in the region almost ensures foreign affairs will be more than a footnote in the final weeks of the election.

// Winchester native among Libya attack victims

A decorated veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq, Glen Doherty, 42, was working as a security contractor at the US consulate in Libya.

Federal Reserve unveils $40b stimulus plan

The Fed said it would launch a new round of help for the economy aimed at lowering the jobless rate and stimulating the housing market. Stocks surged on the news.

Brian McGrory

Globe reporter Gloria Negri retires

Today, Gloria ends a nearly 53-year run that is unlike any journalism career Boston has ever seen or will see again.

Two drug lab officials out in wake of chemist scandal

The top official at the state laboratory that mishandled drug samples has resigned, and another lab executive has been fired, authorities announced.

Dr. Richard Keller

Children’s Hospital doctor accused of buying child porn

More then 500 photographs and at least 60 DVDs were found during a search of Dr. Richard Keller’s Andover home.

Millennium Partners aims to start construction, which includes a tower, by the middle of next year.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff (left); Handel Architects (right)

Long-delayed work on Filene’s site approved

Regulators approved construction of a 625-foot tower and renovation work at the long-dormant site at Downtown Crossing.

Bill Cosby meets with John Henry (middle), Tom Werner, and Larry Lucchino after throwing out the first pitch Thursday.

Dan Shaughnessy

Red Sox for sale? It’s doubtful

Be careful what you wish for. As bad as the Sox are right now, we are likely better off with John Henry, Tom Werner, and Larry Lucchino owning the team.

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// Boston Light

America’s first lighthouse guided vessels entering Boston Harbor from Sept. 14, 1716, and the lighthouse on Little Brewster Island was the last to be automated, in 1998.


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Yankees 2, Red Sox 0

Cody Ross gets brushed back by Yankees reliever Rafael Soriano, then he was sent back to the dugout via a strikeout in the ninth inning.

Red Sox shut out by Yankees

The Sox went quietly, 2-0, and were shut out for the sixth time this season. Boston was hitless in six at-bats with runners in scoring position.


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N. Gregory Mankiw (left) and Lawrence Summers teach at Harvard.

Obama and Romney economic advisers spar on taxes, US aid

Lawrence Summers, the architect of President Obama’s stimulus plan, and N. Gregory Mankiw, a key adviser to Mitt Romney, laid out visions on how to repair the economy.

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