Warren releases results of DNA test

Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has been dogged politically for years by her past claims of Native American heritage, shared the results of a DNA test with The Boston Globe.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi-5367.jpg ‘Pocahontas’ is gone, but for Elizabeth Warren, the ‘blah blah blah’ gene remains

New DNA evidence proves Elizabeth Warren’s Native American heritage. But it won’t be enough stop the sexist attacks from the GOP.

Two big games, two thrilling wins

In one evening, the Patriots and Red Sox provided a pair of victories no one will forget anytime soon.

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This one lived up to the hype

Tom Brady outdueled young gunslinger Patrick Mahomes on a night where offense ruled.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Lee_101418_patchief21_spts.jpg Tyreek Hill got a rude reception from Patriots fans after his game-tying touchdown

The Kansas City Chiefs running back got beer and middle fingers to the face after he scored in the fourth quarter.


Price took some baby steps, and his teammates did the rest

The lefty was one out away from qualifying for a decision, exiting Game 2 with a 5-4 lead.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/davis_bh14_spts.jpg Red Sox are not concerned about the number of walks issued in the ALCS

Right now, the team has made a choice: They’d rather risk walks than homers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/a6ee4eaa34134b9ba6812624b01a44d8-34d7619d04174ec88dbeee378b52d58e-3.jpg President Trump says Saudi King Salman ‘denies any knowledge’ about journalist’s fate

President Donald Trump said he’s dispatching Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with the king of Saudi Arabia to try to find out what happened to missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/200_john_oliver(8).jpg John Oliver had a lot to say about Saudi Arabia and its ties to President Trump

The HBO host went after Saudi Arabia and its leader on Sunday’s episode of “Last Week Tonight.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/60e20833e1f24b3cb8d957153376f7a1-60e20833e1f24b3cb8d957153376f7a1-0.jpg Combined Lottery jackpot total surpasses $1 billion this week

The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday’s drawing is an estimated $654 million and the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday is an estimated $345 million.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner092518METROfeatures277-21702.jpg A rainy Monday, and colder temps to follow

It will be a cool and damp start to the work week.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/99f37e9640bd4d299d94964442389f8a-f15b6e40115648da89243b80dc71e14e-0.jpg Trump backs off on claim that climate change is a hoax

President Trump also said he doesn’t know if climate change is manmade and suggests that the climate will “change back again.”

The Duchess of Sussex, the wife of Prince Harry is pregnant with the couple’s first child, according to Kensington Palace.

Meghan Markle, wife of Prince Harry, is pregnant

Kensington Palace said the child is due in the spring.

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Dealing with the stresses of the job can have a negative impact on veterinarians’ mental health.

Lawyer says Harvard ‘let the wolf of racial bias in through the front door’

Attorney Adam Mortara gave opening arguments Monday morning in federal court in a high-stakes trial that has drawn an overflow crowd of onlookers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/d2873f3b3ed94bb9b456d5dfb343d07f-d2873f3b3ed94bb9b456d5dfb343d07f-0.jpg After decades of decline, Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The retailer is buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/weather691.jpg MIT’s $1b outlay will study artificial intelligence, computing

The MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing will open in September 2019 as “an interdisciplinary hub for work in computer science, AI, data science, and related fields.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AFP_1865LK.jpg Baker, legislature in a showdown over Airbnb regulations

For two months, lawmakers and Governor Baker have been in a standoff over legislation — passed in the waning hours of the 2018 session — to tax and regulate short-term rentals.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/14/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Swensen_181012_train_0001.jpg New North Station drawbridges would ease rail congestion

The $100 million project will make life better for commuter rail riders, MBTA officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/21/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Chin062117SanofiGenzyme_Met4.jpg Sanofi Genyzme seeks up to 400,000 square feet in Cambridge

The added space would be enough to house around 2,000 employees.

‘There is a hole in our family.’ Hudson man dies during honeymoon in Costa Rica

Tragedy struck Friday when the couple got caught up in flood waters while traveling along the country’s western coast.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Margery Eagan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/11/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/fd3bd5a68e744e5594c2b44d3c96bbea-2df4d2076323467383dad78500080a45-1.jpg The myth of ‘false accusations’ of sexual assault

Assertions about false accuastions of sexual assault are rarely true.

Special reports

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, September 2018

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: gas explosions in Lawrence, 9/11 remembrance ceremonies, and primary elections.


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We’ve started an early-morning version of our popular afternoon Talking Points business newsletter. Try it out here.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/grad-school-final-size-edits-645x645.jpg Six years in science: A story of obsession, isolation, and moments of wonder

In the laboratory, I felt like I understood life. But endless hours spent as a biology researcher at MIT also came with costs.

Love Letters: The Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/200_love_letters_bonus.jpg 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

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

Globe event

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