Governor drops condo easement at State House

Governor Baker had backed an easement that would have given a neighboring condo building a slice of the State House lawn.

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For Clinton, Kaine was safe, centrist choice

Hillary Clinton picked Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate.

Tim Kaine: A liberal who rose in a conservative state

Kaine has deftly managed his own rise as a progressive in a bastion of Southern conservatism.

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E-mails suggest DNC derided the Sanders campaign

Top officials at the Democratic National Committee criticized and mocked Bernie Sanders during the primary campaign.

// On day for party unity, Trump revisits Cruz feud

Donald Trump, hours after accepting the GOP nomination for president, rehashed old primary race controversies.

epa05437822 A man reacts after a suicide bomb attack that targeted a demonstration of Hazara minority in Kabul, Afghanistan, 23 July 2016. According to reports at least 20 people were killed and more than 150 injured when a bomb exploded as thousands of people from Hazara minority were protesting the proposed route of the Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan (TUTAP) power line, calling on the government to re-route the line through Bamiyan province which has a majority of Hazara population. The government says the proposed route saves millions of dollars in cost. EPA/HEDAYATULLAH AMID ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT

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At least 80 are killed in bomb attack in Kabul

A suicide bomber struck in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 80 people and injuring 231, officials said.

MUNICH, GERMANY - JULY 23: Flowers and candles are seen outside the OEZ shopping center the day after a shooting spree left nine victims dead on July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. According to police an 18-year-old German man of Iranian descent shot nine people dead and wounded at least 16 before he shot himself in a nearby park. For hours during the spree and the following manhunt the city lay paralyzed as police ordered people to stay off the streets. Original reports of up to three attackers seem to have been unfounded. The shooter's motive is so far unclear. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

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Police say Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

The attack sparked a massive security operation as authorities received witness reports of multiple shooters.

Jul 15, 2016 | Waltham, MA A sign at the entrance to Bentley University.

Adjunct faculty reach agreement with Bentley University

A four-year agreement improves wages and teaching conditions for more than 200 faculty at the Waltham campus.

Boston, MA., 07/22/16, Children cool off in the Frog Pond on Boston Common. Super hot weather in boston. Suzanne Kreiter\Globe staff

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With temps above 90, Boston area is in heat wave

Temperatures for the third straight day are in the 90s, and Mayor Walsh declared a heat emergency in Boston.


// What is it like to live aboard a boat in Boston?

The water views are stunning — and morning rush-hour ferry traffic makes getting dressed trickier.

07/22/2016 NATICK, MA Owner Greg Malany (cq) (right) helps customers at GFA Arms Tec in Natick. ***Malany removed any soon to be banned rifles from the display wall behind him when the photographer arrived.*** (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Gun rights activists rally against curb on copycat assault rifles

Hundreds of gun rights activists lined Beacon Street on Saturday morning.

// Celtics bring back Gerald Green, re-sign Tyler Zeller

Boston agreed to a one-year deal with Green and a two-year deal with Zeller.

Jimmy Garoppolo has played in 11 games over two seasons for the Patriots, completing 20 of 31 passes for 188 yards and a touchdown.

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These traits can make Jimmy Garoppolo a successful starter for Patriots

Tom Brady’s backup gets the thumbs up from a former quarterback coach and an ex-teammate.

Opinion | Karenna Gore

// Why I was arrested in West Roxbury

The oil and gas industry is now an empire that makes its own rules.

Nervous system disease is detected in ticks on Cape Cod

The first survey on Cape Cod for the tick-borne disease Powassan found ticks from Falmouth to Truro infected with the virus.

Why are coffee sales slumping?

It’s peak (iced) coffee season, yet two of the nation’s top coffee purveyors reported slower than expected sales this week.

Ideas | Kovie Biakolo

// Bleaching blackness is about more than racism

Why are so many humans uncomfortable in the skin they’re in?

// Converse debuts a modern sneaker, thick white soles and all

The new style steps away from the Boston-based company’s classic high-top designs.

What our critics say


// The best week of TV you could ever watch

One TV critic’s ideal TV playlist, seven nights of classics.

Opinion & Ideas


// Tapping Kaine as VP, Clinton chooses the smart, safe path

Tim Kaine is a moderate in an age of extremes, a symbol of continuity and respectful public service in a time of great upheaval.

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.