Opposing views given of alleged rape at St. Paul’s

“[Owen Labrie] had to confuse and manipulate a 15-year-old girl to get what he wanted,” said a prosecutor in closing arguments.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump participated in the first Republican presidential debate in Cleveland earlier this month.

Protest planned for Trump event at Boch’s house

Fed up with Donald Trump’s stance on abortion and his statements about women, advocates are planning to rally in Norwood.

A Chinese investor walked past a display of the Shanghai Composite Index at a brokerage in Beijing on Thursday.

US stocks higher again after China’s stock market rebounds

The Dow was up nearly 100 points as a rebound spread throughout global markets.

Health insurance rates to rise 6 percent for small employers

The increase will affect 300,000 people who work for small businesses that will renew health insurance plans in January.

Ty Burr

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The station’s broadcast footage doesn’t show much, but the gunman’s video is genuinely awful — a real-life first-person shooter.

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The emotional crescendo of WDBJ-TV’s ‘‘Mornin’’’ show came when a moment of silence was held 24 hours after the shooting.

Cape Cod student plans to protest school’s yoga pants ban

Emily Connolly is organizing a symbolic protest, hoping she can convince school officials to change the new rule.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/horowitz-8729.jpg Could medical marijuana alleviate the state’s drug epidemic?

It’s one approach that’s rarely discussed but seems to curb opioid abuse — without the risk of driving users to heroin.

Yves Dambreville

Retired Boston officer shot, killed in Haitian capital

Yves Dambreville, who long served as a liaison to the city’s Haitian community, died in Port-au-Prince.

Wagner Moura as Pablo Escobar in the Netflix series “Narcos.”

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Television review

Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ an electrifying take on war on drugs

The series takes a far-reaching look at the rise of cocaine and Pablo Escobar in the 1980s.


When did parents get so scared?

When you were a kid, you probably spent hours outside and unsupervised. It’s not that way anymore.

Why Boston is finally embracing high-rise condos

After centuries of being defined by brownstones, Boston is in the midst of a condo tower boom. Is that so bad?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/06natmover_photo.jpg Could a negative Yelp review lead to a lawsuit?

Some restaurants and other businesses turn to non-disparagement clauses as fine-print armor.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/04900552[1]-7430--90x90.jpg Usain Bolt wins 200, then felled by cameraman

After the race, a photographer on a Segway hit a railing and swerved into the sprinter’s legs, but Bolt was not injured.

Aug 26, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Boston Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts (50), right fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (25), and right fielder Rusney Castillo (38) celebrate after defeating the Chicago White Sox 2-0 at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Caylor Arnold-USA TODAY Sports

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What will Red Sox outfield look like in 2016?

The Bradley-Betts-Castillo configuration is intriguing and promising, but Hanley Ramirez is still in the way.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Sean%20McDonough-201980.jpg Play-by-play announcers enjoy special place in Red Sox Nation

A passionate fan base has often spread its love for the team to the broadcasters who brought them the games.

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The legendary discount retailer that went bankrupt and closed four years ago is making a comeback.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/traffic_06.jpg What does traffic cost Boston drivers? About $1,400 annually

Drivers spent an extra 64 hours in the car, burning gas and also lost time they could have been productive, a study found.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_biden_henniker.jpg Why Joe Biden could skip N.H. if he runs for president

The rationale for Biden to skip Iowa and New Hampshire is this: He would enter in the race too late to compete in those states.

Opinion & Ideas

farah stockman

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There is a right way and a wrong way to address the heroin scourge. Rutland chose the wrong way.

The Big Picture

Track and Field World Championships 2015

Nearly 2,000 competitors from 207 countries are participating in the event in Beijing.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/webb150-4832.jpg C.A. Webb leaving VC association to start own firm

Webb has swelled the reach of the New England Venture Capital Association since becoming executive director in 2012.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/allen150-924.jpg On Chibok anniversary, Christians caught between hope, experience

Most of the Chibok girls remain missing 16 months into their abduction.