Authorities eye second suspect in ?Whitey? Bulger murder

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Federal authorities suspect that Paul J. DeCologero and another Massachusetts organized crime figure, Fotios ?Freddy? Geas, beat Bulger to death with a padlock stuffed in a sock.

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The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Trump is due in court.

// Online hate is spreading, and web platforms can?t stop it

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Boston, MA - 11/01/2018 - Interfaith rally against anti semitism and white supremacy at Boston's Holocaust memorial. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Metro, Rep

?It?s the entire Jewish community aching.? Boston mourns Pittsburgh shooting victims

At a candlelight vigil at the New England Holocaust Memorial, hundreds gathered to mourn and denounce anti-semitism.

Michaela d?Hemecourt, 5, began declaring herself a girl before she turned 4. Her parents said their primary focus is making her feel accepted while she?s still young.

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Parents of transgender kids say they?d be vulnerable if law is repealed

Among the state?s most passionate advocates for the transgender rights law: the parents of young transgender children.

More racist graffiti found at Reading high school

Less than a month after a swastika was drawn on a bench at Reading Memorial High, two new instances of racist graffiti were found this week.

// Family says late North Andover man suffered cardiac arrest after Merrimack Valley evacuations

Kenneth DeVeau died on Sept. 26.

// Lawrence disaster estimated at $800 million and counting

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Both sides rally on Question 1 campaign

The ?yes? and ?no? campaigns of Question 1, a referendum to regulate nurse staffing in hospitals, held dueling rallies Thursday.

Maya and Isak Kayserman.

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Eighty-seven, and left by the side of the road by Uber

She and her husband are both 87. But that didn?t stop the driver ? in an action undisputed by either party? from asking them to leave his car in the middle of their journey home.

// Baker and Gonzalez talk tough in their final debate

It was fiery finish to the gubernatorial debate season, with both candidates posing questions to each other and engaging in a series of terse exchanges.


// Celtics rain threes on Bucks ? then barely hold on

Kyrie Irving hit six of the Celtics? franchise-record 24 3-pointers on his way to 28 points as the Celtics handed Milwaukee its first loss of the season.


// Semi Ojeleye passes Greek test with flying colors

As the primary defender, the Celtics forward never let Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo get out of control.

Opinion | Helen Drinan

// This Catholic has lost her patience with the church

Helen Drinan, who once worked for the Archdiocese of Boston, questions whether the Church is structurally set up to handle sexual misconduct allegations.

// Plaintiff says suit led Harvard to alter guidelines on race

Students for Fair Admissions insisted its lawsuit against Harvard and the media attention it has drawn prompted the college to alter instructions to staffers.

// Red Sox bring victory celebration to Celtics game

The newly crowned world champions showcased their World Series trophy to a sellout crowd at Thursday night?s Celtics? game at TD Garden.

// Xander Bogaerts reunited with his father for the first time in 23 years at the World Series

The Red Sox shortstop had not seen his father, Maarten, since he was 3 years old.

// Google employees walk out of Cambridge office as part of companywide protest

In Cambridge, where Google employs about 1,400, the workers walked out from the company?s building along Main Street just after 11 a.m.

Business catering service ezCater will lease an entire 100,000-square-foot building that WeWork is scheduled to open early next year at 40 Water St. in downtown Boston, with room for up to 750 employees.

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WeWork lands another big tenant

WeWork, a giant in co-working real esate, has leased an entire office building to a single tenant, a first in Boston.


// Neil Young acknowledges he and Daryl Hannah are married

Hey hey, my my, Neil Young is calling Daryl Hannah his wife.

quick bite

// Fuku, a peach-and-green-hued chicken wonderland in the Seaport

Fuku?s fries, slushies, and sandwiches might make you feel like one lucky peach.

// Come see Globe Live

After two sold-out seasons, Globe Live ? a live storytelling show featuring the Globe?s top journalists ? returns to the Emerson Paramount Center Nov. 3 & 4.

Opinion & Ideas

Editorial Board Endorsement

// Editorial board endorsement: Janet Mills for Maine governor

Janet Mills?s broad experience and pragmatic plans stand out in the Maine race.

Editorial Board Endorsement

// Reelect Gina Raimondo for Rhode Island governor

Gina Raimondo has focused laser-like on what should be Job #1 for any Rhode Island governor: Improving the state?s economy.

Special reports

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The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Photos: Red Sox 2018 World Series victory parade

For the fourth time this century, the Red Sox rolled through Boston in triumph after winning the World Series.


// The Globe Investigates

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// 23andMe test cleared to help patients determine how well drugs may work for them

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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

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Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region?s housing shortage.

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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