Children’s hospital reports rise in respiratory illness

Boston Children’s Hospital is testing patients for the unusual virus that has been spreading across the country.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, center right, stood with freed hostages at the airport in Ankara, Turkey.

49 Turkish hostages held by ISIS are released

The hostages were captured in Iraq in June, and it was unclear how Turkey secured their release.

Secret Service officers walked along the fence on the north side of the White House Saturday.

Secret service in spotlight as man breaches White House

The man scaled a fence, ran across a lawn, and entered the front door before he was apprehended.

crux | analysis

// The ‘Francis Era’ in America starts today in Chicago

Blase Cupich, the new archbishop of Chicago, is ideologically moderate and has a pastoral concern for the poor.

Dr. Ebonie Woolcock at Bowdoin Street Health Center in Dorchester, the neighborhood where she grew up. Woolcock, an obstetrician and gynecologist, also has a master’s in public health.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

Dr. Ebonie Woolcock returns to Dorchester

Child of a teen mom, Woolcock grew up in Codman Square, helped raise her sisters, and became a doctor. Now she’s back at work in her old neighborhood.

Woodmen’s Field Day at the Fryeburg (Maine).

Fall festivals around New England

Celebrate the harvest season with agricultural fairs, food festivals, craft markets, and oodles of entertainment for all ages.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the media Friday amid the league’s problem with domestic violence. (AP Photo/The Record of Bergen County, Carmine Galasso)


Roger Goodell’s words ring hollow

Goodell’s press conference Friday was business as usual for a big business that just wants to bury a scandal.

Secretary of State John Kerry looked over Baghdad from a helicopter on Sept. 10.

opinion | Michael A. Cohen

Americans are incoherent on foreign policy

They want the US to stop being the world’s policeman, but they also don’t want to surrender the role of global leader.


// Dunkin’ Donuts franchise kings building empires

Even if most regular Joes waiting in lines have no idea, the Dunkin’ franchisee landscape has been shifting dramatically.