Democratic National Convention

‘America’s destiny is ours to choose,’ Clinton says

Hillary Clinton became the first woman in America’s history to accept the presidential nomination from a major political party on Thursday.

Michael A. Cohen

// Hillary Clinton did what she needed to do

Throughout her speech, Clinton weaved the idea of togetherness and community as a contrast to Donald Trump’s “I can fix it alone.”

Joan Vennochi

// Clinton proves she is the woman ‘in the arena’

All Hillary Clinton had to do was give people a chance to like her. It was that simple and that difficult.

// Trump slams Clinton over ‘radical Islam’

Donald Trump is criticizing Hillary Clinton for not saying the words ‘‘radical Islam’’ in her nomination acceptance speech.

// Sketching out the DNC in Philadelphia

Globe editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman went to the drawing board on the final night of the Democratic National Convention.

// Fast Forward: Police shot in San Diego, Red Sox blow it in Los Angeles

A new morning report to help you get ready for the day.

// Scituate invites you to taste Irish whiskey in an inflatable pub

The annual Scituate Heritage Days festival next month will feature an inflatable Irish pub.

Tom Griffin of Revere (left), who supports police officers’ effort, had a disagreement with Roy Pardi (right), who showed up carrying a sign that read

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Officers rally in Somerville over Black Lives Matter banner

More than 100 police officers rallied in Somerville Thursday night to oppose a Black Lives Matter banner hanging outside City Hall.

// Natural gas plan worries Weymouth

Weymouth unites in opposition to a natural gas compressor station proposed by Spectra Energy for the Fore River.

//[1].jpg Suffolk president Margaret McKenna is fired

The president of Suffolk University said Thursday she was unfairly fired by the Board of Trustees and plans to fight it.

Governor Charlie Baker previously sought to sell the right to develop a sliver of the State House lawn. He has since backed off from the proposal.

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Was Charlie Baker just trying to be a good neighbor?

Why did Governor Charlie Baker think it might be OK to allow the developers next door to take over a chunk of the State House lawn?

// Proposal to tax nonprofits alarms Mass. charities

A Massachusetts legislator has proposed forcing some nonprofits to pay property taxes.

Counselors from the BCYF Gallivan Community Center’s Summer Enrichment Activities Program in Mattapan walk with children returning from an outing at River Street Park.

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For parents, city camps ease stress of summer

On Tuesday, 7-year-old Kyzr Willis died after disappearing from a drop-in program at Curley Community Center in South Boston.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

// Why these tech execs moved their companies to Boston

Most companies don’t get incentives like General Electric, but there are good reasons to move to Boston anyway.

A remotely controlled boat from Sea Machines on a test run in Boston Harbor.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Latest frontier for unmanned vehicles: the high seas

For the makers of drone boats, it’s all unchartered waters

1 San Diego police officer killed, another wounded in shooting

The unidentified officers were shot Thursday night in a neighborhood.

// Karenna Gore due in court Friday over pipeline protest

Al Gore’s daughter was among a group protesting the project in West Roxbury last month.

Things to Do

// The Weekender: Bourne, the Bard, and flying nannies

Everything fun to do this weekend in Boston and beyond.

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.