Astros edge Red Sox in memorable Game 4, close out ALDS

Boston-10/09/17-Red Sox vs Astros Game 4 ALDS. Sox Mookie Bwtts has a towel on his head a he stands with teammates in the 9th inning with two outs. John Tlumacki/Globe staff(sports)

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Houston scored two runs in the eighth inning and one in the ninth to end the Sox? season.

// Another feat for Rafael Devers: An inside-the-park home run

Devers?s homer gave the Red Sox a glimmer of hope in the ninth inning before Boston went on to lose Game 4.

// John Farrell ejected from Game 4 for arguing balls and strikes

Farrell argued a called strike by home plate umpire Mark Wegner that was questionable.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Chris Gasper is joined by Ben Volin to talk about a weird Sunday in the NFL, and Alex Speier to chat about the Red Sox (Note: Recorded prior to Game 4 of the Red Sox-Astros series).

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ESPN suspends Jemele Hill for two weeks

Hill?s tweet on Sunday night suggested if fans feel strongly about Jerry Jones?s comments to ?boycott his advertisers.?

Rendering of HubWeek installation at City Hall. The HUB is being designed and developed in collaboration with award-winning design firm, CBT, and will feature more than 60 shipping containers, dozens of art installations, and 4 geodesic domesÐone of which will be taller than the Green Monster itself. (CBT/Hub Week)

Everything you need to know about HUBweek 2017

The Boston-based festival, which runs Oct. 10-15, offers hundreds of mind-expanding events on everything from artificial intelligence and robotics to something called ?cosmic meditation.?

Tampa, FL: October 3, 2017: Patriots quarterback Tom Brady scrambles for some yardage late in the first half that helped set up a field goal. The New England Patriots visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a regular season Thursday Night NFL football game at Raymond James Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff).

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Tom Brady says Patriots are still searching for an identity

?We?re still trying to figure out what we are and what we?re good at,? said the quarterback.

Somerville police officer fights for life after he is allegedly struck by drag-racing teen

A 30-year veteran of the Somerville police was in critical condition Monday, a day after a drag-racing teen struck the off-duty officer, officials said.

White House to roll back climate plan

Emissions spewed out of a large stack at the coal-fired Morgantown Generating Station, in Newburg, Md., in 2014.

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The Trump administration will abandon the Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing global warming, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Monday.

// Trump lists demands on immigration in exchange for DACA

Trump wants an overhaul of the country?s green-card system, a crackdown on unaccompanied minors entering the country, and his promised wall along the southern border.

// Trump?s morning tweets again take on North Korea policy

Trump wrote: ??Our country has been unsuccessfully dealing with North Korea for 25 years. . . . Policy didn?t work!??

Senator Bob Corker, Republican of Tennessee, on Twitter: ??It?s a shame the White House has become an adult day care center. Someone obviously missed their shift this morning.??

GOP senator: Trump could be setting US ?on path to World War III?

The comments by Bob Corker of Tennessee came hours after he called the White House ??an adult day care center.?

// Russian ads targeting 2016 election went beyond Facebook, Google finds

The discovery is a sign that the Russian effort to spread disinformation may be a much broader problem.

Ana Ruiz was consoled as funeral directors prepared to close the casket of her husband, Victor Hugo Ruiz, in Corozal, Puerto Rico.

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In Puerto Rico, casualties go far beyond official death toll

The death of Victor Hugo Ruiz, a 64-year-old retired bartender, shows the human side of an unfolding humanitarian disaster.

//[1].jpg Harvard in a stealthy courtship to find its next leader

Imagine the dance of manners in a Jane Austen novel combined with the subterfuge of a John le Carré spy thriller.

// A huge marching band protested US immigration policy in Boston

Shadows danced behind the barred windows of the Suffolk County House of Correction at South Bay on Sunday night.


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