Father, daughter killed in N.H. circus tent collapse

Authorities were at the scene of the tent collapse in Lancaster, N.H.

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Safety officials are investigating the collapse during a severe storm that also injured about 22 others.

Thousands lose power after severe thunderstorms

Morning storms caused outages across southern New England, with more severe weather expected for the evening commute.

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The police commissioner is lukewarm to the idea, however. “I don’t want to firmly commit us until it’s vetted across the country.”

Chelsea police officer accused of beating handcuffed man

A video surfaced allegedly showing the officer beating a man taken into protective custody in 2014.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/2014-10-15T142201Z_2027608920_TM3EAAF0SQT01_RTRMADP_3_SHIRE-M-A-ABBVIE.jpg Shire makes unsolicited bid to buy Baxalta for $30 billion

The Lexington drugmaker made its offer public Tuesday and accused Baxalta’s management of not taking the deal seriously.

Regan Communications alleges hack by IT contractor

A contractor who was fired for making inappropriate comments to female staffers is accused of hacking the PR firm’s system.

From left: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Scott Walker lined up before a candidates forum at Saint Anselm College. Three other candidates participated remotely from Washington.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Minus Trump, GOP hopefuls test their appeal at N.H. forum

A scattershot debate format and a blizzard of issues prevented any of the 14 participants from standing out.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen_20131018.jpg Isaura Mendes remembers, and she forgives

Motivated by the violent deaths of her sons, Mendes regularly reaches out to prisoners.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/wiggs_Nelsons_410529-001[1]-4436--90x90.jpg Andris Nelsons excited about extension with Boston Symphony

The orchestra’s music director has signed a deal that will keep him in the post until 2022.

Parking fees at Walden Pond have jumped to $8 from $5 daily.


Want to have fun in Greater Boston? Open up your wallet

“Plain and simple, it costs more to have fun in Boston,” said Ken Stewart, an economist at the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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The league’s tactics in investigating and punishing the Patriots and Tom Brady are fairly deplorable.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-7166.jpg Aren’t we all tired of Deflategate?

US District Judge Richard Berman, who is pushing the sides to settle, seems to be as sick of the saga as the rest of us.

Jon Stewart, shown lampooning senator-elect Scott Brown in 2010, has made the appropriation of political and media clips a way of life.

Matthew Gilbert | Critic’s notebook

Jon Stewart’s ironic, idealistic approach to news will survive

On “The Daily Show,” Stewart’s news wasn’t fake; it was a real look at the farcical comedy that politics inherently is.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/HAHL0518.jpg After setbacks, New Bedford eyes smaller projects

New Bedford officials say they’re determined to pursue less glamorous improvements to raise the city’s appeal and vitality.

 Boat volunteers Richard Ryder (left) and Don St. Pierre.

Julia Cumes for the Boston Globe

Boat in heroic 1952 rescue gets a second life

Lovingly tended over decades, the Cape Cod lifeboat that saved 32 men in 1952 prepares for a Boston visit.

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Four Navy SEALs and a Coast Guardsman began their fund-raiser for Camp Sunshine by running down Mount Washington.


Joking on Twitter: Who’s on first?

Twitter is a horrible habitat for the notion of old-school authorship.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/taxi-tease.jpg ‘You’re the minority,’ striking Cambridge taxi drivers told

Dozens of drivers said ride-hailing services openly flout existing regulations and undercut taxi owners.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/bush2--90x90.jpg Who’s on top in the race for the GOP nomination?

The Boston Globe has revised its rankings of the top 10 Republican presidential candidates in New Hampshire.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Joan_Vennochi_150px-1246.jpg Joe Biden’s case for Joe Biden

Who is a better antidote to the guarded Hillary Clinton and the safe campaign she is trying to run?

The Big Picture

Wildfires burn thousands of acres in California

Drought and extreme weather have fueled numerous wildfires in California that have destroyed property and forced evacuations.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/HAHL0881.jpg Drone racing takes off

Crashes and other miscues are part of the drill when running a race for flying drones.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/trump150-1327.jpg US Catholic bishops take on Donald Trump

Trump’s comments about illegal immigrants from Mexico has riled US bishops