GE?s new CEO shakes up management team

John Flannery is separating himself from his predecessor with a management shake-up that will send three top execs packing.

State Attorney General Maura Healey.

Maura Healey to sue Trump over birth control regulation

Maura Healey said Friday she will immediately sue over President Trump?s regulation allowing employers to opt out of providing birth control coverage.

Michael A. Cohen

//[1]-3228.jpg Trump won?t stop until he destroys Obamacare

What Congress couldn?t accomplish, the Trump administration is still intent in doing on its own.

// N.H. Representative Carol Shea-Porter unexpectedly announces she?ll retire

The announcement, which came with no warning, will undoubtedly set off a wave of interest.

// A pair of crises tests Trump?s presidential empathy

White House officials urged President Trump to show restraint in his response to the Las Vegas shooting: No speculative tweets, no over-the-top bluster.


// Las Vegas showed how hackers conquered America

That night in Las Vegas, dozens of people died, and hundreds were wounded. And then the misinformation campaign began.

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$250m glass makeover planned for Financial District tower

Developers filed plans with the city this week to put a new glass facade on a 41-story office building.

// ?I saw a ball of fire? fall from sky in White Mountains forest

Arthur Frenette?s account of what could have started a forest fire in the White Mountains has become the intrigue of the small tourist community of Woodstock.

// Above-average temperatures could last through December, forecasters say

In addition to experiencing unseasonably warm weather so far into the year, Greater Boston can also expect rain on Columbus Day.

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa ran the bases after a home run.

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ALDS Live updates

Red Sox trail way behind Astros late in Game 2

The Red Sox are trying to even up the series while the Astros could put themselves on the brink of reaching the ALCS.

// A thought-provoking GlobeDocs Film Festival lineup

The issues probed in the documentaries include the squandering of food resources, urban youth violence, the failures of the criminal justice system, and more.

Critic?s Notebook

// Dr. Seuss controversy illuminates a cultural clash

Nonwhite communities are insisting that the face presented by art correspond to reality rather than stereotype.

Harvey Weinstein.

Ty Burr

How women finally toppled the notorious Harvey Weinstein

The movie mogul has been creeping on women ? that?s a tactful way to put it ? for almost three decades. So why is the king only now being chased from his throne?

// ?It?s gross?: Harvey Weinstein?s adviser criticizes his behavior toward women

The acknowledgment by the lawyer, Lisa Bloom, came during an interview with George Stephanopoulos on ?Good Morning America.?

This NOAA-NASA GOES East satellite image taken on October 6, 2017 at 1130 UTC shows tropical storm activity along the coast of Central America. Tropical Storm Nate has killed at least 22 people in Central America with torrential rains that forced thousands from their homes, uprooted trees, knocked out bridges and turned roads into rivers, officials said on October 5, 2017. Forecasters predicted it will strengthen into a hurricane headed for Mexico and the United States. The country hardest hit by the storm that began Wednesday was Nicaragua, with 11 dead and seven missing, Vice President Rosario Murillo told state media. / AFP PHOTO / NOAA-NASA GOES Project / Handout / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT

Hurricane warning issued for US Gulf Coast areas as Nate takes aim

The US Gulf Coast braced Friday as deadly Tropical Storm Nate threatened to reach hurricane strength before a weekend landfall.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Chad Finn and Jim McBride are Chris Gasper?s guests following a huge sports day in Boston that saw the Red Sox, Bruins, and Patriots all play significant games within hours of each other.

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Globe Magazine

How to avoid your 15 minutes of online shame

Afraid of online haters, trolls, and bullies? Here are five strategies to protect yourself.

// Dan Lyons, author of a book on HubSpot, named in BuzzFeed article about alt-right?s tactics

Lyons, who once wrote for ?Silicon Valley,? apologized for the content of e-mails that were shared by the website.


// 108 Stitches

Red Sox reporter Alex Speier writes about everything baseball with an eye for analytics and an insider?s knowledge of the game.

Special reports

Spotlight follow-up

// Children of priests step out of the shadows

A growing number of people who say their fathers are priests are speaking out, drawing attention to an invisible legion of suffering.

Opinion & Ideas


// Protect free access to birth control

The Trump administration has drafted a rule that would dial back contraception coverage mandated in Obamacare.

Confidential tips

// Have an investigative news tip?

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Fall Arts Preview 2017

Fall Arts preview

// A guide to the best of what to see and do in Boston

A complete guide to movies, music, books, arts, theater, and family events in the Greater Boston area this season.


// An outbreak waiting to happen

Hepatitis A marches through San Diego?s homeless community.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.


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Ford, Ken Block?s Hoonigan Racing to exit World Rallycross Championship

Ken Block, Hoonigan Racing and Ford Performance won?t return to the FIA World Rallycross Championship in 2018. Ford Performance announced Wednesday that it will exit the series following the conclusion of the 2017 championship, according to The American automaker partnered with Hoonigan ahead of the 2016 season to launch its first factory-backed rallycross campaign [?]