Foreign buyers at Millennium Tower show that Boston is on a world stage

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Buyers from China, Greece, and Hong Kong are scooping up condos at the high-end Millennium Tower.

Man drowns while trying to save four children in N.H.

A 39-year-old man drowned, but all four children survived, although one was revived after CPR.

New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin attended a news conference in New York in 2013.

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Huma Abedin separating from Anthony Weiner after scandal

The Hillary Clinton aide said Monday that she’s leaving her husband, who’s involved in another sexting scandal.

Maine Governor Paul LePage during a conference of New England's governors and Eastern Canada's premiers in Boston on Monday.

Paul LePage partially blames Mass. for opioid trade in Maine

The Maine governor’s comments did not sit well with local officials in Lawrence and Lowell.

FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Des Moines, Iowa. Trump promises on Twitter that he'll make a major speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, carrying his self-declared

Donald Trump is late in airing ads in New Hampshire

Trump has begun airing television ads in key battleground states, but he so far has left out one notable location: New Hampshire.

Joseph Gargiulo.

Man charged with threatening police, stockpiling weapons

The allegations against Joseph Gargiulo were made public when he appeared in federal court to face a single charge of possessing ammunition.

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Map: Where the bedbugs are in Boston

Thinking of picking up some furniture off the street in Allston? This map of bedbug reports citywide might convince you to think again.

// Former Boston Marathoner dies while saving her son

It started with a splash and a scream, and then another splash.


// Mylan finds one more way to game the system

It’s almost as if the maker of the EpiPen had drawn up a list of ways to game a dysfunctional health care system — and decided to check off every last one.

Gene Wilder with his wife, comedian Gilda Radner, in 1984.

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Gene Wilder: The man who made the ’70s funny

Think of the funniest movie moments of the 1960s and 1970s. Chances are most of them involved Gene Wilder, who died at 83.

// Gene Wilder, star of classic comedies, dies at 83

The actor, who starred in “Willy Wonka” and Mel Brooks comedies, died Sunday in Connecticut of complications from Alzheimer’s.

Red Sox left fielder Chris Young sprinted on his way to a two-run double in the fourth inning.


Rick Porcello notches 18th win in Red Sox victory

The righthander has pitched astonishingly well at Fenway Park and has developed a habit of picking the team up following a loss.

// UMass Amherst, Wellesley, and Bentley get top marks from annual survey

The University of Massachusetts received accolades from The Princeton Review — but not for the reason you might expect.

// Strange visitor from the South is spotted off Cape Cod

No, that’s not a mermaid in the water.

Lunenburg, MA - 8/28/2016 - Mourners embrace at a makeshift memorial for Austin Robbins at the site where he was killed in a car crash in Lunenburg, MA, August 28, 2016. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 29lunenburg

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Man is arraigned in Lunenburg crash that killed friend

Joseph Kapp, 19, is charged with motor vehicle homicide by driving under the influence of liquor.

Freia David at her old work station at the McDonalds in Needham.

A happy farewell after 32 years at the french fry station

Freia David’s smile, enthusiasm, and her daily hugs made the McDonald’s in Needham more than just a restaurant.

“In 26 years of coaching football, I have never seen anything like this happen,” said Framingham High football coach Gary Doherty (above, right) in an e-mail to players’ parents.

After investigation, Framingham High football team cleared to practice

The team had suspended practices after several players sustained blisters while doing a drill on the school’s turf field.


When watching ‘on demand’ feels like a punishment

Video on demand sounds like a good thing, but not when you have to sit through commercials — not just one or two, but a string of them.

// Family of murdered teen fights to keep her history private

The N.H. high court says the man convicted in Lizzi Marriott’s death can discuss her sexual history in his appeal. Her family is fighting back.

The desperate and the dead

// The broken covenant

Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

MTV Video Music Awards

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Jimmy Fallon presents the Video of the Year award during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Even Michael Phelps loved Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Ryan Lochte’ act

Fallon’s impersonation of the controversial swimmer was one of the Olympic highlights to mark MTV’s awards show.

Opinion & Ideas


// Why police killings require independent reviews

The ACLU and other civil liberties groups are calling for an independent investigation into the shooting of Usaamah Rahim.

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

Westborough State Hospital, formerly known as the Westborough Insane Hospital.

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Spotlight | The desperate and the dead

Ghosts from a failed system

Westborough State Hospital was built in the 1800s on hope and compassion. But with little scientific knowledge of mental illness, institutions like these became wretched warehouses.