Democratic National Convention

Donald Trump asks Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s e-mails

“Russia, if you’re listening,” Trump said, “I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 e-mails that are missing.”

// Schedule: Obama, Biden to speak

A look at the schedule of speakers on day three of the Democratic National Convention.

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// What good is equal pay if it’s equally low?

About 40 percent of the decline in the wage gap between men and women is due to the fact that men’s wages have declined.


// Matt Damon talks Deflategate

Apparently Damon and BFF Ben Affleck are on the same page when it comes to Tom Brady.

Miss Conduct

// Advice: How to get weekend guests to chip in

Paying for my summer squad gets burdensome — help! Plus when a friend issues too many invites.

// An open letter to J.K. Rowling: Please, just stop.

Many fans are euphoric about the new Harry Potter release on Sunday. I’m not one of them.

John Farrell pulled Steven Wright during the fifth inning on Tuesday night.

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This is what happens when the Red Sox bullpen is shorthanded

Did John Farrell leave Robbie Ross Jr. in too long against the Tigers? The results obviously suggest as much.

Patriots’ focus on getting Garoppolo ready, Belichick says

The backup quarterback will be the starter when the Patriots open the season because of Tom Brady’s suspension.

// Does notorious mobster-turned-pastor hold Gardner heist clues?

Alonso Esposito, a.k.a. Robert “Bobby” Luisi Jr., said one of his associates told him the paintings were buried beneath a Florida home.

// Harvard endowment chief resigns for personal reasons

Stephen Blyth, CEO of the $37.6 billion fund, had been on medical leave since May.

Melissa Willis, the mother of Kyzr Willis, the 7-year-old boy who was found dead at Carson Beach, was comforted outside their family home Wednesday.

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Mother of boy found dead says camp never said he was missing

Melissa Willis said no one at the city-run day camp ever called her to say her child was missing. Instead, she found out from her 9-year-old niece.

FILE - In this June 23, 2016 file photo, a mural depicting Freddie Gray is seen past blighted row homes in Baltimore, Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the intersection where Gray was arrested. Gray later died in police custody. An Associated Press review of court records nationwide shows that the attorneys who represent cities are sometimes weak links in the systems meant to hold police accountable for wrongdoing. The review found that lawyers deliberately hid important facts, delayed their disclosure or otherwise sought to subvert evidence in civil cases. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

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Prosecutors end Freddie Gray case without a conviction

All remaining charges in the 2015 death of a Baltimore man after he was injured in police custody have been dropped, bringing an end to the case without a conviction.

// Ronald Reagan’s would-be assassin to be released full-time

Doctors have said for many years that John Hinckley Jr. is no longer plagued by the mental illness that drove him to shoot the president.

// Officer who fatally shot Everett man cleared of wrongdoing

The 48-year-old drew a knife and advanced on the officer during a confrontation in April.

// Arlington police search for missing 12-year-old girl

Jessenia Frederick was last seen at her grandmother’s house in Jamaica Plain.

// Building a new school for Sandy Hook

Milford-based Consigli Construction will manage the $50 million project to build a new Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Faneuil Hall warns you not to give to the ‘fake monk mafia’

“Monks” in orange robes have been soliticiting donations, but are they who they say they are?

Bind Therapeutics seeks court approval for $40m Pfizer bid

Pfizer is seeking to buy the Cambridge biotech in a court-supervised bankruptcy auction.

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.

The Big Picture

A battle against Islamic State fighters

“When everyone shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ (God is Great) I know that a tank or a cannon will fire,” Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic says.