Democratic National Convention

Clinton campaign computers were hacked

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Computer systems connected to the campaign were hacked in an attack that appears to have come from Russia, an official said.

// DNC hack raises question: What’s next?

If Russia stole Democratic party data, the Kremlin is turning its sordid domestic tool into a foreign policy weapon.

// The reading grade level of convention speeches, ranked.

Is your convention speech smarter than a 5th grader?

// No criminal charges in 38 Studios collapse

Rhode Island officials said they will not bring criminal charges against any of the principals involved in the collapse of 38 Studios.

// Kyzr Willis death was accidental, police say

“You lose sight of a kid for even a second, a tragedy like this can happen,” Commissioner Evans said. “It breaks our heart.”

About 1,000 animals to be removed from squalid Westport farm

The ASPCA says it’s the worst case of animal cruelty ever in the Northeast.

// Trial in teen’s suicide could begin in December

A 19-year-old Plainville teenager faces allegations that she persuaded a friend to kill himself despite his wavering on whether to carry out the act.

// Natick officer talks man off bridge: ‘It’s just empathy’

The man was threatening to jump off the Speen Street Bridge. After a conversation with Officer Dylan Punch, he got treatment instead.

// Two to plead guilty in compounding pharmacy case

Carla and Douglas Conigliaro aren’t charged directly with the meningitis outbreak that originated at their facility.

// Mass. soldiers rescue 87-year-old woman in N.J. woods

The woman, who drank only rainwater for two days after becoming stranded, was slumped in the backseat of a car.

Jonathan Ramos attended a 2013 candlelight vigil for his cousin Jorge Fuentes held by St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.

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After shooting death, program offers safety, hope, and a future

At St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, the program that helped animate the life of shooting victim Jorge Fuentes is in full flower.

What our critics say

★ ★ ½ | Movie Review

// Matt Damon returns in entertaining ‘Jason Bourne’

From the no-frills title to the globe-hopping story line and the state-of-the-art action sequences, the movie’s a work of dogged professionalism.


// Coming to a theater near you: ‘Citizen Trump’

Of course Donald Trump loves “Citizen Kane.” He thinks it’s about him.

// With ‘Suicide Squad,’ superhero movies get even darker

The film’s arrival Friday illuminates a trend away from the escapism and optimism its genre used to signify.

// Bill Belichick swears Tom Brady will be the starter in Week 5

The Patriots coach put an end to a reporter’s line of questioning in a hurry on Friday.

Foxborough-07/29/2016-The New England Patriots held their 2nd day of training camp at the practice fields of Gillette Stadium. Qb Jimmy Garoppolo leads the team in warmups. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)



A non-padded practice isn’t ‘real’ football

The Patriots should be able to schedule 20-22 padded practices during training camp.


// Confusion over names lands two Boston film festivals in court

Two Boston film festivals are headed to federal court over claims that one has trampled on the trademark of the other.

Book Review

// New Trump book adds details but unlikely to change minds

Investigative reporter David Cay Johnston attempts to add to our understanding of the Republican presidential nominee.

Globe Magazine

// Into the woods with the Rainbow Family of Living Light

Born of the ’70s, an annual summer gathering alights in Vermont.

Things to Do

// The Weekender: Bourne, the Bard, and flying nannies

Everything fun to do this weekend in Boston and beyond.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Marianne Leone

// Donald Trump doesn’t have a clue about my son

Watching Trump inviting the world to laugh with derision at our late son’s spastic hands makes my heart sink even 11 years after his death.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

// The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

2016 Democratic National Convention

Democrats met in Philadelphia for their national convention.


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Chairman Richard Holbrook said the bank will look for savings.

Eastern Bank gets to $10 billion mark

The state’s largest community bank just got a little bigger, crossing the key $10 billion threshold, according to federal regulatory filings.