Mass. workers come to grips with place on ISIS hit list

A flag belonging to Islamic State fighters was seen in March after forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad recaptured the city of Palmyra.


“How would you feel?” asked one state employee.

Catherine Haut and Chris Grallert of b.good discussed cover crops on a section of the farm on Long Island in Boston Harbor.

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Farm that once benefited the homeless now run by fast-food chain

The decision to allow b.good to take over the city-owned farm on Long Island enraged its former managers.

N.H. firefighter dies while fighting brush fire

Charles Waterbury suffered a medical emergency while battling the blaze in Lyme.

// Man, likely attacker, dies in explosion in Germany, police say

A man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near a music festival in Ansbach.

// An unsolved killing and a family’s ongoing pain

It’s been almost a year since Grisel Sanchez, a 31-year-old a mother of three, was slain in Dorchester.

// Marijuana dispensary licenses to the highest bidder?

Fierce competition for the licenses is fueling escalating payments to win community support.

// Ground water in Mass. might pose health risk

As much as 90 percent of the state’s ground water is potentially corrosive, according to a report.

// Search for missing kayaker leads to person already rescued

The Coast Guard spent about two hours on Saturday searching for the kayaker.

Road rage leads to Worcester stabbing

A 43-year-old man was stabbed several times.

Boy falls into fire pit in Norfolk

The injuries do not appear to be life threatening.


// Why does the IOC even exist?

By not banning the Russians from Rio, the IOC now looks like a Potemkin Village.

A supporter of US Senator Bernie Sanders held up a sign Sunday call calling for Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, to be fired.

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Dissatisfaction with Clinton lingers on eve of DNC

Vast disagreements within the Democratic coalition have been largely underplayed amid the GOP’s dissent.

// Mike Pence pays a visit to Boston — but not for politics

Republican nominee Donald Trump’s running mate was in town to spend time with his family, his press secretary said.

// Democratic National Committee chair resigns after e-mails are leaked

Debbie Wasserman Schultz will step down at the end of the week in the wake of the damaging revelation.

Adrian Walker

//[1]-11619.jpg Why Elizabeth Warren staying put is a good thing

Although Warren might have made an interesting running mate, she’s probably better off where she is.

// Newly popular Ashmont tests developers’ ability to finance workforce housing

Moderately priced neighborhood housing can be a tough sell to investors who can get quick profits on downtown Boston condos.

Demonstrators protested the recent coup in Turkey.

Turkish Americans in Boston condemn attempted coup

More than 200 people marched around the park and near the State House.

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Ben Volin | On football

Airing out last thoughts about Deflategate

With camp starting Thursday, let’s clear up myths that have permeated coverage of this story.

//'s%20Medical%20Cen-1807481.jpg Steward Health Care posts first-ever profit in 2015

The for-profit hospital operator, which took over former Catholic hospitals in 2010, had struggled financially.

// This local lawyer is setting global legal standards from his Boston law office

Andrew B. Loewenstein argued before a tribunal defending the Philippines’ rights to conduct commerce in the South China Sea.


// Different paths led Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza to Hall of Fame

Both superstars were emotional, eloquent during their induction speeches.

Red Sox 8, Twins 7

//[1][1].jpg Hanley Ramirez, Rick Porcello power Red Sox

Ramirez hit his fifth homer in the last five games and Porcello improved to 13-2 with the win.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Madeleine M. Kunin

// If you’re female and running for president, you better be perfect

Men wear imperfection comfortably and voters are forgiving of any mistakes. Not so for women.

Globe investigations

“When the EMTs arrived, Dave was laying like this.” Gerry Hill said, offering to show where his suicidal son was fatally shot after a tense encounter with police.


When despair meets deadly force

Nearly half of people killed by Massachusetts police over the last 11 years were suicidal, mentally ill, or showed clear signs of crisis.

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.