Fourth GOP debate focuses on jobs, economic issues

Republican presidential candidates John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina and Rand Paul took the stage Tuesday.

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The early portion of the debate lacked much of the animosity of previous events and instead was a more substantive discussion.

Boston- 09/26/15 - Red Sox vs Orioles- Sox Mookie Betts slaps hands with fans near the Sox dugout as he scored on an 8th inning two-run rbi by Sox Xander Bogaerts. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)

Nick Cafardo | On Baseball

Red Sox farm system gets rave reviews

Before he was named Mariners GM, Jerry Dipoto was asked to review Boston?s organization, and he was impressed.

JEFF JACOBY | opinion

// Time to close the TSA

Let?s face it: The Transportation Security Administration, which annually costs taxpayers more than $7 billion, should never have been created.

A casino in Tiverton, R.I., would pose a new challenge for the Massachusetts gaming industry.

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Proposed R.I. casino would challenge Mass. gambling industry

A casino in Tiverton, next to Fall River, would draw many gamblers from north of the Mass. border, an analysis shows.

The Boston Public Library?s Johnson Building is in the midst of a $78 million renovation to improve its appearance and functionality.

Cafe, broadcast studio coming to BPL

WGBH and a catering company are teaming up to open a cafe, event space, and broadcast studio at the Boston Public Library.

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Capital Source

Conley says he isn?t pursuing judgeship

A judgeship for Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley could lead to Stephen Murphy returning to Boston City Council.


// The surprising power of being nice to your employees

In certain fields, companies are finding bottom-line benefits to making employees happy.

Beef pita pocket with raw vegetables and yogurt-mint sauce.

Cheap Eats

Dates & Olives in Brighton offers build-your-own-meal options

Owner Renita Mendonca decided on Mediterranean food for her new Brighton spot because she wanted something healthy.

Mike Ross | opinion

// Our houses don?t fit us anymore

We?ve continued to build as if the city?s demographics remained the same since the 1960s.

Gisele Bündchen showed off her book ?Gisele? last week during a press conference in Sao Paulo.


Gisele talks Brady, Bridget, and book on ?CBS This Morning?

The supermodel promoted her limited-edition, already-sold-out $700 photography book on the morning show.

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, Devlin D'Zmura, a tending news manager at DraftKings, a daily fantasy sports company, works on his laptop at the company's offices in Boston. Nevada has already decided daily fantasy sports are gambling and that people can't put their dollars down on DraftKings and FanDuel until those sites obtain a license in the state. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

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DraftKings, FanDuel ordered to stop accepting bets in N.Y.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ruled Tuesday that daily fantasy sports are a form of illegal gambling.

State parks chief resigns after 7 months on the job

Carol Sanchez is one of the first high-profile departures from Governor Charlie Baker?s administration.

Cambridge, MA - 11/10/2015 - Scott Loren(cq) panhandles along Alewife Brook Parkway in Cambridge, MA, November 10, 2015. Loren, who has panhandled from time to time, is between jobs and is looking for extra cash. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Federal judge strikes down Worcester panhandling laws

The ruling said that a pair of Worcester ordinances aimed at curbing ?aggressive panhandling? violated constitutional free speech rights.

T survey for train cars goes awry amid anomalies

Questions arose after the MBTA announced the results of an online poll that let riders pick the paint schemes for new trains.

BOSTON, MA - 11/09/2015: At court in handcuffs is BRYANT GILBERT of Dorchester who was arraigned in Dorchester court on multiple charges stemming from a Sunday evening incident in which he dragged a Boston Police officer who was attempting to stop his vehicle. A second officer was dragged for a shorter distance (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 10draggedpic

Worries raised after former Uber driver allegedly drags officers

Bryant Gilbert was a convicted felon with dozens of traffic violations, so how was he allowed to be an Uber driver?

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Fidelity writes down value of Snapchat holding by 25%

Fidelity?s move was the latest evidence that private technology companies are losing some of their luster.

// Road rage crash suspect held on $75,000 bail

The Norton man charged in a fatal Mansfield crash has at least two prior cases for operating under the influence, prosecutors said.

// Missouri protesters say they will improve ties with media

A day after a photographer was a center of attention, protesters at the University of Missouri said they would be more welcoming with the media.

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The ins and outs of cash flow

Small business success story Julie Brander offers tips on how to keep your company's cash flowing profitably, from proper pricing to competitor analysis.

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Opinion & Ideas


// Fighting the ?after-war?

The Army?s first priority should be to help soldiers who have served in combat, not get rid of those suffering with PTSD and related issues.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// How a big field changes the presidential primary season

The field has upended long-planned strategies and made this the most unpredictable GOP nomination fight in a generation.

The Big Picture

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Strider?s climb

He has traveled so far, from near-fatal abuse to here, invisible among Maine?s poorest, in the care of his grandparents.



// King of the Internet of Things?

The companies that build out this immense, global ?Internet of Things? will become some of the biggest and richest yet.



// New financial revelations don?t spell doom for church reforms

Francis insisted last week that church leaders can?t serve the poor if they?re seen to ?lead the life of a pharaoh.?