In Clinton e-mails, a crash course on kissing up

Hillary Clinton

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The thousands of pages of Hillary Clinton’s correspondence are a master class in how official Washington communicates.

Fan is injured at Fenway Park after falling

The fan was taken away on a stretcher after flipping over backward trying to catch a foul ball.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Associated Press

Lahey, Beth Israel in merger talks

If the merger can be completed, it would reshape the state’s health care industry, creating a system of eight hospitals across Eastern Mass.

Chewing tobacco will be banned from sports venues, including Fenway Park.

Boston bans chewing tobacco in ballparks

The ban will bring an end to ballplayers holding wads of chewing tobacco in their cheeks, including at Fenway Park.

Three 22-story residential towers were approved by the Boston Civic Design Commission Tuesday.


Three more Seaport towers move ahead

The Boston Civic Design Commission gave its approval to the plans for three 22-story condo and apartment towers.

Cruiser crashes, catches fire after being shot at in Millis

Police are seeking a man in a pickup truck involved in a “random shot at a police cruiser.”

Harvard allows students to pick new gender pronouns

Students can now choose “ze, hir, and hirs” as their preferred gender pronoun, under a new policy.

AG rejects proposed ballot question on fireworks

Ballot initiatives on raising taxes on the wealthy and legalizing marijuana were among those certified by Maura Healey.

Michelle Carter listened to defense attorney Joseph Cataldo argue for the involuntary manslaughter charge against her to be dismissed in August.

Teens exchanged disturbing texts before suicide

Prosecutors say the texts show Michelle Carter brainstorming with Conrad Henri Roy over the best way for him to kill himself.

The Pilgrim nuclear power plant at Plymouth.

David L. Ryan/Globe staff

Pilgrim nuclear plant safety rating is downgraded

The downgrade happened after repeated unplanned shutdowns at the Plymouth facility and problems with safety relief valves.

// Video: Political Happy Hour with Elizabeth Warren

Warren spoke with Globe reporter Joshua Miller at a Political Happy Hour event. Watch a replay of the event.

Foxborough, MA - 08/05/15 - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) hands off to New England Patriots running back Travaris Cadet (39) during tonight's practice inside gillette stadium. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Shalise Manza-Young, Topic: 06Patriots, LOID: 8.1.2581874027.


Five things to watch in Patriots-Giants game

You won’t see much of the first string in the final exhibition game Thursday, but there are still questions to be answered.

BetaBoston | Tech Lab

With Sway, boring slideshows made easy

Microsoft has come up with a successor to PowerPoint that makes it even easier to create boring corporate presentations.

Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill in the Seaport was one of the bars cited by regulators.

Five bars charged with violating ‘pay-to-play’ rules

The five bars allegedly took cash to stock products from a distributor while excluding its competitors.

Actress Sienna Miller, pictured in Boston last November.


Director confirms Sienna Miller cut from ‘Black Mass’

Miller had played the role of James “Whitey” Bulger’s girlfriend, Catherine Greig.

09/01/2015 Malden, MA Ð Second grader Andre Luiz Domingos (cq) 7, stands at his locker during the first day of class at Salemwood School in Malden, MA on September 09, 2015. Andre said he was a little nervous about going back to school but overall he felt,

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Tips for parents feeling the back-to-school blues

Children may experience stress about returning to the classroom — or going for the first time. And parents, too.

// Somerville seeks ‘docents’ to give tours of historic graveyard

Volunteers are being sought to dress up in colonial garb and share the history of the Milk Row Graveyard near Union Square.

Natalia Kapourelakos (left) and Anastasia Tsoumbanos at the rebuilt Lakeview Pavilion in Foxborough. A fire in 2014 razed the function hall the sisters owned at the same site.

Sisters revive Foxborough wedding venue after fire

Much of the $7 million expense was covered by insurance, but Natalia Kapourelakos and Anastasia Tsoumbanos said they wanted to make the building bigger.

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis listened to a customer following her office’s refusal to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., on Tuesday.

Ky. clerk in gay marriage fight was divorced three times

Kim Davis, the county clerk waging a moral war over the institution of marriage, also had two children while she wasn’t married.

Ground Game

// Ted Cruz sells himself as antiestablishment candidate

The US senator from Texas stopped in N.H. on Monday to open his campaign office in Manchester.

Opinion & Ideas

Will Luzier

// Mass. needs a sensible marijuana policy

If passed, an initiative on the November 2016 ballot would mark an important, and long overdue, policy shift.

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month for August 2015

A look at some of the best images taken by Boston Globe photographers in August.



// Friendly’s co-founder doesn’t let 17-foot fall keep him from Techstars

The 100-year-old co-founder of Friendly’s was injured when he rolled into a rock quarry about three weeks ago, but has pronounced himself healed.



// A primer on where Pope Francis stands on gays, divorce, abortion

Pope Francis is expected to raise a range of issues when he visits Cuba and the United States Sept. 19-27.