John Henry’s purchase of Globe completed

The deal to sell The Boston Globe to the Red Sox owner was finalized after a Worcester judge lifted an injunction that had blocked the sale.

Westfield State president sues trustees, claiming defamation

University President Evan Dobelle was placed on paid leave amid allegations of lavish spending.

// Teacher asked murder suspect to stay after school

A student in Colleen Ritzer’s algebra class said the teacher wanted to help Philip Chism, who is suspected of killing her, on an upcoming test.

Tanya Singleton (right), cousin of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, spoke with defense attorney Peter Parker during a bail hearing Thursday in Fall River.

Hernandez cousin ordered held on $15,000 bail

The cousin allegedly disposed of a cellphone tied to the murder of Odin Lloyd, and also discussed helping one of Aaron Hernandez’s associates flee to Puerto Rico.

John Lackey will start for Red Sox Thursday night.

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Game 2: Red Sox vs. Cardinals, 8:07 p.m., Fox

John Lackey set to lead Red Sox in Game 2

Lackey, who hasn’t started a World Series game in more than a decade, will look to extend the Sox’ series lead to 2-0.

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// World Series rosters emphasize MLB’s dearth of black players

There’s only one African-American player, reserve Red Sox outfielder Quintin Berry, on either team’s World Series roster.


// More than 100 years of news from Fenway Park

Look through The Boston Globe’s coverage of major events from the Red Sox and others at Fenway since 1912.

Boston’s hottest new stores and services

The city has been invaded by a new wave of upscale stores, boutiques, salons, and even a hot new workout program.


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// Lee Harvey Oswald, reconsidered

For decades, Oswald was seen as a cog in a larger machine, a patsy for dark forces united to kill America’s charismatic young president.

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Twitter’s IPO will be much smaller than Facebook’s, which was marred by technical glitches on the Nasdaq stock exchange.

Twitter sets price range for shares in IPO

The company is putting forth 70 million shares with a price range of $17 to $20 per share for its initial public offering, Twitter said in a regulatory filing.


A model wears neoprene at an Emporio Armani fashion show.

This fall the wet suit looks even better on the town

The neoprene wet suit is the star of the fashion season, with top designers taking the fabric out of the water and putting it on the runways.