Shock, then resolve for ’67 Red Sox after Tony Conigliaro beaned

Boston, MA - 8/18/1967: Boston Red Sox player Tony Conigliaro is surrounded by teammates after being hit on the head by a fourth-inning fast ball from Jack Hamilton of the California Angels, during at game at Fenway Park in Boston on August 18, 1967. Conigliaro suffered a fractured cheekbone and scalp contusion. (Charles B. Carey/Globe Staff) --- BGPA Reference: 140404_CB_019

Charles B. Carey/Globe Staff

Tony Conigliaro and the Red Sox were scuffling as July turned to August in that magical season of 1967. Then came the pitch.

// John Henry wants the Red Sox to ‘lead the effort’ to rename Yawkey Way

The team’s owner said he is “haunted” by the racist history of former owner Tom Yawkey.

// Pedro Martinez pitched two scoreless innings at ‘Oldtime Baseball’ game

True to his Hall of Fame status, Martinez pitched two scoreless innings, closing the first with a strikeout.

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// It’s time for John Farrell to manage with playoffs in mind

Here are five ways the Red Sox manager can start preparing for the postseason while still focusing on winning every day.

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A priest’s son takes his case directly to the Pope

He thought he was alone, being the child of a Catholic priest. He was wrong.

// Tina Fey has a suggestion for dealing with the alt-right: eat cake

Fey, who graduated from UVA in 1992, said it broke her heart “to see these evil forces descend upon Charlottesville.”

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2010 file photo, a maple tree shows its fall colors in Woodstock, Maine. New England's 2017 fall foliage forecast is very favorable for leaf peeping. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File

‘Spectacular’ autumn foliage is forecast for New England

There’s no more drought, the summer has been mild and the leaves — largely spared by marauding gypsy moth caterpillars — look healthy.

// Forecasters warn of messy weather Friday

Showers are expected to arrive in Greater Boston around 8 a.m. and persist into the afternoon, and possibly longer.

Dinner with Cupid

Will their mutual dislike for cats lead to warm, fuzzy feelings?

They agree on the critical pet question, and the best way to prepare a steak, but will that be enough for this young couple?


// A couple of generous bartenders walk out of a bar and start giving

Bartenders Tommy Leonard and Eddie Doyle have never lost their zeal for good deeds and that zeal will again be on display this weekend.

Terry Peder Rasmussen with his daughter in 1969.

N.H. authorities identify mysterious serial killer

The man who murdered a woman and three girls in Allenstown, including his own daughter, was Terry Peder Rasmussen, born in Denver in 1943.

// 1 American killed, 1 hurt in Barcelona attacks

The State Department said diplomats from the US consulate in Barcelona are working with local authorities to identify the victims.

// Barcelona reels under attacks that claim more than a dozen lives

More than a hundred people from at least 24 nationalities were hurt, and the death toll could rise.

'Free speech' rally in Boston

// Tens of thousands may protest ‘free speech’ rally

With days to go before the rally, police are also investigating reports that some radical counterprotesters are planning to bring acid to throw at rally-goers.

// Heather Heyer’s mother says she’s ‘not talking to the president’

“You can’t wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying, ‘I’m sorry.’ I’m not forgiving for that,” the mother of Heather Heyer said.

Christopher Cantwell was seen in a Vice News documentary denouncing Jews.

Warrants issued for N.H. white supremacist

Christopher Cantwell, who was prominently featured in a recent Vice News documentary about the violence in Charlottesville, is wanted in Virginia.

// Romney calls for Trump to apologize after Charlottesville comments

“He should address the American people, acknowledge that he was wrong, apologize,” Mitt Romney said.

// Trump again makes false claims about Pershing’s treatment of Muslims

Less than three hours after a terrorist attack in Barcelona, the president repeated a false assertion he also made last year.


// Outed online, a local man is now tied to Charlottesville rally

When his face was recognized in the torch-lit crowd at the Charlottesville rally, a local man was outed as a notorious Nazi apologist.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

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


// What would happen to your eyes if you looked at the solar eclipse?

People across the U.S. will be able to watch Monday’s solar eclipse — but can watching it without any protection hurt your eyes?


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