Democratic convention

FBI investigating Democratic e-mail hack

The breach has led to a scandal ahead of the Democratic convention and the ouster of Debbie Wasserman Schultz as the party’s chairwoman.

// Outgoing Democratic Party chair heckled amid e-mail scandal

Supporters of Bernie Sanders shouted “shame” at Debbie Wasserman Schultz as the party prepares to convene its convention.

Opinion | Madeleine May 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.

// Mass. high court limits scope of Dookhan case plea withdrawals

Despite evidence being tested on a machine set up by the disgraced state chemist, a convicted drug dealer may not withdraw his guilty plea.

// Mattapan is a transit island. Can it be fixed?

Transportation options to some of the city’s employment centers are few or take commuters a long time.

// Man struck by lightning initially refused help. Rescuers refused not to.

The man made a painful, daylong descent from a N.H. mountain after being struck by lightning over the weekend.

A common loon stretched on Squam Lake in New Hampshire.

Mark Wilson/Globe Staff/File

This wildlife restoration project is truly loony

A few new feathered residents with a penchant for eerie cooing are making their way to the area this summer.

// 2 teens killed, at least 17 wounded in Fla. shooting

A 14-year-old and an 18-year-old were shot to death during a teen party hosted by a Fort Myers nightclub.

// ISIS claims responsibility for attack outside German concert

A Syrian man recorded himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State before blowing himself up on Sunday, wounding 15 people.

The Modobag


Ride-on luggage: What a fun, but very bad idea

Getting around on a motorized Shetland pony sounds awesome. Except have you ever been in an airport?


// Sharp opposition to declawing cats

Declawing isn’t just removing the claws. It means cutting off the ends of the cats’ front toes, bones and all.

// Hot, hot, hot, and it won’t cool down anytime soon

Boston is expected to sizzle Monday as the heat goes into its fifth day, though severe storms could arrive later in the day.

How the Millennium Tower came to be

Rising from the remnants of Filene’s flagship store, the 60-story tower was a key project of former Mayor Menino’s plan to transform Downtown Crossing.

Model Adriana Lima attending the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards in New York City.


Which supermodel is Julian Edelman dating?

What is it with Patriots and models?

Ben Volin | On football

// Deflating the myths about Deflategate

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

// NFL clears Peyton Manning in HGH case

The league announced there is “no credible evidence” the now-retired quarterback used any PEDs.

Alex Speier

// Boston’s learning curve a valid concern as trade deadline approaches

History shows pitchers often need some time to adjust after arriving in Boston.

Lee Hutchens stood with students at the annual Norwood High School powder puff game.

Popular substitute teacher, referee succumbs to plane crash injuries

Hylie Hutchens Jr., who died at a hospital last week, was a passenger in a small plane that crashed in Westwood on July 16.

// What Mass. workers on ISIS list are doing to stay safe

How do you tell your family your name appeared on a terrorist group’s “kill list”?

Erika Schickel was asked to leave Buxton School in Williamstown in 1982 after school officials discovered her relationship with a teacher. “The top priority ... was to get rid of me,” she said.

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.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Stan Rosenberg

// Stan Rosenberg: DNC platform mirrors Massachusetts’ agenda

The state is setting the agenda for the national platform.

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.