Partisan lines drawn over FBI report

In a potential sign of momentum for Brett Kavanaugh, Senator Jeff Flake said there was ?no additional corroborating information,? and Senator Susan Collins called the probe ??a very thorough investigation.??

Protesters arrested after staging sit-in at Senate office building

Capitol Police have begun arresting about 300 protesters who staged a sit-in on the floor of a Senate office building?s atrium.

Brett Kavanaugh?s nomination opens a new fault line in the American marriage: Call it the rage gap

Sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh are triggering marital revelations and productive conversations ? and also tensions.

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

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

? Two key GOP senators, Jeff Flake and Susan Collins, appear satisfied with the report. However, Heidi Heitkamp said she'll vote 'no.'

Kevin Dua in the hallway at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. City Year helped him become a teacher, and now he?s giving back by establishing a scholarship fund to help others do the same.

Elliot Haney

The Education Issue

City Year?s focus on education made a difference for these people

Meet five people who turned their City Year experience into jobs where they help educate others.

HUBweek 2018

//,The.jpg Women seize the screen at GlobeDocs festival

?We are both proud and honored to have over 70?percent of the films in the festival directed by women filmmakers,? says director of programming Lisa Viola.

// Chris Sale says he?s ready to go in Game 1 vs. Yankees

The Red Sox ace addressed the media ahead of his start Friday night against the Yankees in the playoffs opener.


// 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.


// Want to see the Red Sox-Yankees series in person? Here?s how to score playoff tickets

It is actually possible to see the Sox vie for the title at Fenway ? and you don?t necessarily have to sleep on Lansdowne Street or hold an official banner for ransom to do so.

// 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.


// Here?s what the Patriots need to do to ensure a victory over the Colts

Indianapolis has lost two straight and is banged up as it heads into a Thursday night game at Foxborough.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/04/ You think Joe Buck is biased against Boston teams? He understands

The Fox broadcaster has been cast as a villain by fans in many cities ? it comes with the territory.

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? ½ | Movie Review

Venom is a non-super superhero

Because ?Venom? features the great British changeling Tom Hardy and our reigning indie queen of hearts, Michelle Williams, it?s just pretty depressing.

Things to Do

// The Weekender: Lady Gaga, Trevor Noah, and Fenway Park tunes

The Globe?s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

// 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.

First retail pot shops in Mass. approved

The Cannabis Control Commission granted one license to a retail pot shop in Northampton and three went to Cultivate Holdings in Leicester.

// Mass. Environmental Police head suspended without pay

Col. James McGinn, who previously served as Governor Charlie Baker?s personal driver, was suspended ?pending the completion of an internal review of operational issues.?

// Balloon popping sparks lockdown at several Fenway-area colleges

A Boston police spokeswoman said a call for shots fired in the area of 300 The Fenway, which is the address for Simmons University, came in at 2:38 p.m.

// N.H. officer finally gets those cool laser beams in his school picture

Ever since he was a kid, Brian Kelly wanted the laser background in his school picture. This year, he finally got his wish.

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

The Pew Research Center has developed a calculator to give people an idea of exactly how they?re doing, pay-wise.

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.

// Several figures with Boston-area ties among 2018 MacArthur fellows

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation fellowship, commonly called a ?genius? grant, recognizes ?exceptional creativity? in various fields.

// Boston nominates panel for superintendent search

The goal is for the panel to recommend finalists in early winter to replace Tommy Chang, who resigned in June.

// Thanks to the Boston Public Library, you can read Mark Judge?s book ?Wasted? online

The library shared the book with the Internet Archive this week so it could be viewed by the public.

Economy class seating is shown on a new United Airlines Boeing 787-9 undergoing final configuration and maintenance work at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle in 2016.

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Can the government finally stop airline seats from shrinking?

A new bill will require the FAA to establish minimum seat sizes, but can it free beleaguered passengers from cramped seats?


// A device to track your energy use, right down to the toaster

Cambridge startup Sense says it?s all about raising ?home awareness.?


// Ex-rap mogul ?Suge? Knight sentenced to 28 years in prison

A judge on Thursday sentenced former rap mogul Marion ?Suge? Knight to 28 years in prison for running down and killing a man.

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.


6 takeaways from Ellie Kemper?s ?My Squirrel Days?

The star of ?Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt? and fan favorite from ?The Office? shares charming essays that chronicle both her professional and personal life, from being a child to having one.


// 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.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


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.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.