Red Sox are World Series bound

The Red Sox beat the Astros 4-1, punching a ticket to their fourth World Series in 15 years.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

// Devers, Price play unexpected roles

Rafael Devers lit up the offense, and David Price shut down the Astros.

// A look inside the Red Sox postgame clubhouse

Deep down south in Houston, anything goes.

High school students get the hottest ticket in town — Hamilton — and a fresh look at history for $10

While tickets for the Broadway blockbuster typically cost hundreds of dollars, the high school students paid only $10 for a special performance.

Campaign Notebook

// What’s ballot question No. 2 about?

WBUR, the Globe, and UMass Boston hosted a debate Thursday on the lesser-known ballot initiative.

// State will consider allowing pot delivery

The Cannabis Control Commission on Thursday issued final licenses to MCR Labs and CDX Analytics.

// Wait, did Marty Walsh just tease a Don Chiofaro harbor tower?

The mayor’s PowerPoint presentation on preparing for rising seas included an intriguing image.

COMMENTARy | Jeneé Osterheldt

// White feminism isn’t feminism. And we don’t forgive you

From Teresa Klein to Mary Bono to Bette Midler, empty apologies and shallow allies aren’t forgivable.


// Is Regina Pizzeria really the best in the country?

TripAdvisor says so, but here’s why you should take that with a grain of powdered Parmesan.

Oilers 3, Bruins 2

// Oilers drop Bruins in overtime

Connor McDavid spoke. David Pastrnak responded. But Leon Draisaitl had the final word.


// Business groups could prove to be important allies for hospitals in Question 1 battle

Hospital administrators found a natural ally in their efforts to thwart mandatory nurse staffing ratios: other executives.

Charlie Baker tried to reshape Mass. GOP. Then Trump happened

Even his mea culpa after Wednesday night’s debate was far from enthusiastic: Baker did not utter Geoff Diehl’s name in any of his responses.


// Too soon to tell if Elizabeth Warren’s DNA gamble paid off

Those who are writing off the senator’s gambit might keep this in mind: Warren’s aim this week was not to show she had any claim to join a tribe.


Walsh launches GRAD Last Mile Fund to help Boston students in last leg of college

The program, launched with the Frieze Family Foundation, will provide up to $2,500 to cover transportation, rent, and other non-academic costs, officials said.

// Kelly, Bolton get in profane shouting match outside the Oval Office

President Trump’s chief of staff and his national security adviser engaged in a profanity-laced argument outside the Oval Office on Thursday.

Dorchester charter school overpaid leader nearly $100,000, state says

Trustees at the Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy charter school in Dorchester allegedly lavished its former executive director with hefty pay increases and other perks.

Opinion & Ideas


// Boston’s bill for climate change is coming due

We all benefit from the wonders of Boston’s shoreline, and we all must share the burden of keeping the city and its people safe.

Special reports


// Talking Points AM

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


 The company that runs MoviePass is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors.

MoviePass operations under investigation by New York AG

The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for theater tickets is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors.

The Big Picture

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

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.


// Opinion: We need to find a better place to treat mental health emergencies

Millions of Americans with mental health issues are not getting the care they need.

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-9070.jpg Are we ignoring — or outright banning — an easy affordable-housing fix?

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.


// Play the crossword

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