Democrats, GOP clash on FBI report

Senate Democrats slammed the report as being incomplete, while Republicans said it proved the accusations against Brett Kavanaugh were not corroborated.

// Here?s how senators are seeing the FBI report

The FBI?s report is being held in a secure room normally reserved only for classified matters.

? A key vote in the Senate on Kavanaugh is set for Friday. The final vote could be Saturday.

? After reviewing the FBI report, Senate Democrats said it was too limited, while Republicans said the allegations were not corroborated.

Mike Lowell was World Series MVP when the Red Sox won it all in 2007.

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What?s it like for a Red Sox player under the media microscope in Boston?

Three World Series winners ? Kevin Millar, Mike Lowell, and Ryan Dempster ? reflect on their intense experiences in the Boston spotlight.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

// Face it, there?s no better division series than Red Sox-Yankees

The Yankees are heading to Boston this morning to play the Red Sox in the best-of-five American League Division Series following a 7-2 wild-card playoff win over the dangerous Oakland A?s.

// A chart about sexual assault prevention is going viral. Here?s the story behind it

The preface of Jackson Katz?s 2006 book has been turned into a chart being widely shared online.

// Julian Edelman reportedly trained at Celtics? facility during suspension

Banned from practicing at Gillette Stadium, the Patriots wide receiver worked out at the Auerbach Center.

Lars Eller scored the final goal of the night for the Capitals.

Andrew Mahoney

The Bruins? season-opening loss was bad, but not their worst loss ever

You have to go back more than 10 years to find a more lopsided defeat.

// This college dropout wants to help you browse the Web in disguise

A young digital entrepreneur from Weston wants to thwart digital snoops by making them believe they are watching someone else.

// Harvard places head diving coach on leave amid sexual misconduct allegations

Harvard University has placed its head diving coach on leave following sexual misconduct allegations made against him in a federal lawsuit out of Indiana.

// Thursday will be warm, Friday will be cool

A stretch of dry weather will ensure a nice Columbus Day weekend ? a perfect time to go apple-picking or do that yard work that you?ve been putting off.

// He decided to sell his farm to a marijuana company. His neighbors are determined to stop him

If it wins local approval, Valley Green Grow has promised Charlton a windfall of up to $7 million annually, plus $500,000 up front. The farm?s neighbors aren?t buying it.

// All those gas workers in the Merrimack Valley need a place to live. How about on a cruise ship?

Columbia Gas rented a 1,900-bed cruise ship to help with accommodations for relief workers.

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Tapping into a golden political tool: Kavanaugh and the beer-drinking culture

Politicians have long used beer as a badge of down-to-earth authenticity, a sign of fellowship with ordinary folk. It?s an image that holds up.

Get Smart

// Words of wisdom from a then-future Nobel laureate

American chemist Frances H. Arnold is the fifth woman to win the Nobel in chemistry since the prizes were first handed out in 1901.

// Wayfair getting into pop-up stores

The home-goods retailer?s decision to open its first-ever pop-up mall shops represents a bit of a watershed moment for online commerce.

// Former Hassan staffer charged for allegedly doxxing at least one US senator

A former staffer at New Hampshire Senator Maggie Hassan?s office was arrested on a slew of charges Wednesday for allegedly doxxing at least one US senator, police said.

A member of the sheriff's department exits the crime scene on Ashton Drive in the Vintage Place neighborhood where several members of law enforcement were shot, one fatally, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Florence, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

7 officers shot, 1 fatally, serving warrant in South Carolina

Authorities said seven South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot in Florence County and said a suspect was in custody.

// Dogs abandoned in Beverly, Brookline could be related

?The timeframe, breed and conditions in which they were found are too similar to ignore,? officials said.

N.H. hunter gets stuck in mud for 33 hours . . . and lives to tell the tale

The 79-year-old man was found submerged in mud up to his neck, officials said.

// State?s highest court to hear appeal in Michelle Carter case today

Michelle Carter was convicted last year for pressuring her boyfriend to kill himself via text messages.

Bus riders should expect more-reliable information about their trips, after the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority hired a company to produce more-accurate predictions of when buses will arrive at their stops.

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Starts & Stops

More accurate bus predictions coming to MBTA

The T has hired a company to produce more-accurate estimates of bus arrival times.

// Want to know if you?re middle class? This calculator will give you an idea

At a time of growing concern about income inequality, the Pew Research Center has developed a calculator to give people an idea of just exactly how they?re doing, pay-wise.

// Lawrence public school complex evacuated after gas leak discovered

The Parthum school complex was closed around 8:30 a.m. after Lawrence firefighters and Columbia Gas crews confirmed gas was leaking in a number of locations.

Warner Bros.

? ? ? ½ | Movie Review

Lady Gaga glitters in ?A Star Is Born?

This remake has heart, soul, and sinew, and above all, it has Lady Gaga. And the opening 45 minutes are as good as mainstream moviemaking gets in the 21st century.

The Education Issue

// How ?The Walking Dead? helps Revere High School make the grade

Revere adopted a method more common to affluent private schools, and boosted academic performance. Now it is evangelizing the technique.

Love Letters

// All her boyfriend?s BFFs are women he?s had flings with

He?s a photographer and very flirty with other women, which makes her very uncomfortable.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Denise Morency Gannon, Patrick Gannon, and Elizabeth Warren

// Judge Kavanaugh is a pro-gun judicial extremist

Judge Kavanaugh would undermine progress toward greater gun safety in states across this country.

Special reports

The Big Picture

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Scenes from the aftermath of Indonesia?s earthquake, tsunami

Days after the disaster, the confirmed death toll has exceeded 1,200 dead with hundreds severely injured and still more trapped in debris.


// 108 Stitches

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


// Mindstrong?s mood-predicting app is shadowed by questions over evidence

The company says its app can predict your mood based on how you use your phone, like how quickly you type.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and ?Wet Hot American Summer? creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

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Real Estate

//$medium.jpg Despite debt, millennials are the biggest home-buying generation. How?

Slightly more than a third of all home purchases were made by millennials over the past year.

Globe event

// Seattle?s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she?s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.


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