Suffolk University and Margaret McKenna part ways

Former Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna.

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Trustee Chairman Robert Lamb announced Thursday that McKenna is no longer the president.


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

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

// Setback for tribe’s casino plan

A judge said the US Interior Department “lacked the authority” to designate the land in Taunton as a Native American reservation.

// Redstone feud to be heard in Mass. court, judge rules

Judge George Phelan vowed to get to the bottom of who may be influencing the ailing 93-year-old media mogul and whether he is mentally competent.

// Officers rallying in Somerville over Black Lives Matter banner

Police officers are protesting tonight outside City Hall, where the sign has hung for nearly a year, to demand its removal.

// Where to get your Harry Potter on this weekend

Lots of local places are gearing up for celebrations around “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.”

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

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Is Healey’s gun crackdown an overreach? Ex-AGs say no

Some legislators and powerful gun groups have decried Maura Healey’s effort as an overreach and an incorrect reading of the law.

// What we know — and don’t —about Kyzr Willis’s death

There are some answers, but key questions still remain in the disappearance and death of Kyzr Willis.

// Center reopens as Kyzr Willis investigation continues

The Curley Community Center reopened to adults after the death two days ago of a missing young boy.

// Man convicted in Chandra Levy’s death won’t be retried

The US Attorney’s Office has moved to dismiss the case charging Ingmar Guandique with Levy’s 2001 murder.

Democratic National Convention

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At the DNC, Clinton to confront doubters

Hillary Clinton will take the stage Thursday night in Philadelphia to formally accept the Democratic nomination for president.

// N.C. GOP apologizes after mistaking Tim Kaine’s pin

The pin was a mini Service Flag, or blue star flag, denoting his son’s current service in the United States Marine Corps.

Capital Source

// 12 years of watching — and facilitating — history

Dorchester native Andrew Binns is chief innovation officer at the Democratic convention this week.

// The man who turned the Christmas Tree Shops into a destination dies at 79

Charles Bilezikian expanded the Christmas Tree Shops into a chain and turned the stores into a Cape Cod destination.

MIT researchers and Ford will roll out three on-demand electric vehicle shuttles at the school in September.

MIT to test out electric vehicle shuttles

MIT students, faculty, and staff will be able to hail a ride from a high-tech golf cart.

// Flooding concerns as rain heads toward Mass.

A flash flood warning takes effect Thursday night in the southeastern part of the state.

7.4.2042866427_Sports_Patriots(1) New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo speaks with reporters after practice at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)



Jerod Mayo brings a new voice to ‘Quick Slants’

Mayo has replaced Kay Adams, who left for a new program on the NFL Network.


// Tom Brady quietly goes about his business

For the first 11 of 16 practice periods, the Patriots were still Brady’s team.

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Matt Damon is everywhere

Prince had a very Prince-like one-liner when Damon met him years ago.


// Fans supporting Edelman amid paternity controversy

Fans at the first day at Patriots training camp aren’t all that perturbed by reports that Julian Edelman is facing a paternity suit.

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.