In Boston, eclipse wasn’t total, but it was still a heavenly sight

Despite not being in the “path of totality,” Greater Boston nevertheless paused for a moment of celestial wonderment on Monday.

People poured out of Boston office buildings to take in the solar eclipse

When the eclipse started, City Hall Plaza looked like it does on any other Monday in August. Then, people began streaming out of nearby buildings.

Nestor Ramos

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The moon began its slow creep through the sky around noon on Monday, the final run-up to the 2 minutes, 40 seconds that Hopkinsville, Ky., has been anticipating for years.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/99311e702dd549c295b833cc548fc3aa-99311e702dd549c295b833cc548fc3aa-4862.jpg Watch Bonnie Tyler performing ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ during the solar eclipse

On Monday, some cruise passengers watched the solar eclipse as Bonnie Tyler sang her hit 1980s power ballad.

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Photos of Trump staring up at the sun from a White House balcony circulated online, with many mocking him for not donning protective eyewear.

The Big Picture

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/prd-meth01-idx-bg_boston_com[11].jpg There goes the sun: Photos of the solar eclipse

For the first time since 1918, a total eclipse of the sun was viewable from coast-to-coast in a 70-mile wide path of the US for around two minutes.

Roslindale couple said ‘I do’ at a bagel shop

There’s nothing like the smell of fresh bagels. Just ask Maggie and Jim Hobbs. They got married at a Roslindale bagel shop Saturday.

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A hospitalized woman had claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company’s baby powder causes ovarian cancer.

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Trump promises Afghanistan strategy will ‘change dramatically’

President Trump spoke Monday evening at Fort Myer, Va.

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President Trump said eliminating restrictions on the US military will make a difference on the battlefield.

Imani Williams.

This tweet from Saturday went viral. Here’s the story behind it

During the rallies in Boston on Saturday, Imani Williams stepped in and guided a Donald Trump supporter to safety. The Internet took note.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/02/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/wiggs_Conservatives_02.jpg Far-right student leaving BU for Ala. to be with ‘more like-minded people’

Nicholas Fuentes, 19, said he plans to continue his far-right-wing activism and sees Auburn University as a good place to do it.

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Several sharks were spotted off the coast of Cape Cod on Monday, forcing beach closures in Orleans and Truro.

Airline passengers took photos from their seats on a special eclipse-chaser flight over the Pacific Ocean on Monday.

These photos and videos from planes show how cool the solar eclipse looked from the air

Eclipse photos taken from the ground are so two hours ago.

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This questionable use of state resources and funds stayed below the public radar.

Boston’s historic Custom House now houses a Marriott Vacation Club Pulse hotel and time-share.

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In Boston, 21st-century businesses are moving into historic buildings

Reuse projects tend to stand out among the city’s venerable structures, inspiring confusion and even disdain.

THIS WEEK IN WEED

Can cannabis panel meet aggressive deadlines? Gaming chief has doubts

Steve Crosby knows a thing or two about starting up an agency to regulate a previously illegal business.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/iron1.jpg Ironwood wins OK for an easier-to-administer gout treatment

As many as 10 million Americans suffer from the painful condition. A Cambridge company has a new treatment.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/19collegevisit201b.jpg Want to get into your first-choice college? Better book a plane ticket

As colleges try to winnow large application pools, many use a student’s interest in the school as an important factor in admissions.

talking points

Making apparel in Mass. again

1620 Workwear Inc. started selling directly to consumers last fall, and moved into their first office in Haverhill in July.

THE FINE PRINT | CONSUMER ADVOCATE

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The state needs better rules for determining if a utility customer is elderly.

Special reports

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A Globe review finds the children are often denied love and support and pressured to keep the scandal secret. And the church has done absolutely nothing to help.

Crossword

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Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.

Opinion & Ideas

Alex Beam

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Here is the dispiriting problem with President Trump’s disjointed rants: Sometimes he is right.

Confidential tips

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Investigations

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If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.

STAT

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Robert Kennedy Jr. says that it has been months since he has talked with White House officials about chairing a commission.