Yvonne Abraham

In recovery, they all became friends for life

Jim DiReda, Jack Maroney, Hank Grosse, and Rob Pezzella stroll along Shrewsbury Street in Worcester’s East Side.

Matthew Healey for The Boston Globe

For four Worcester men who lived lives of crime and addiction, years of recovery have led to a lifelong friendship.

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Hillary Clinton must strive at her own convention to win the trust of middle-of-the-road voters from Ohio to Florida.

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Propelling her were a steely determination and grit that are among her most consistent traits in 25 years of public life.

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Hillary Clinton and her running mate Tim Kaine spoke in Miami on Saturday.

Galileo Mondol hasn’t been the same since he was accused of hazing.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Victims pay, coaches stay in hazing inequity

While children have suffered sexual assaults, adults often have carried on with impunity.

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The government announced it had seized social, educational, or health care institutions and facilities that it claims threaten national security.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/05437822.jpg At least 80 are killed in bomb attack in Kabul

A suicide bomber struck in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 80 people and injuring 231, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_heatwave_metro1071.jpg With temps above 90, Boston area is in heat wave

Temperatures for the third straight day are in the 90s, and Mayor Walsh declared a heat emergency in Boston.

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During the rare weekend session, legislators voted to reverse cuts to a range of state offices and programs.

Critic’s Notebook | architecture

On close inspection, the Millennium Tower stands out

The tower doesn’t overwhelm the neighborhood. It also preserved the old Filene’s Building, giving Downtown Crossing a mix of old and new.

Kevin Cullen

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Army veteran Will Snow got help from a clinical program run by the Red Sox and Massachusetts General Hospital.


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The Patriots’ drive for Super Bowl title No. 5 is going to begin with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

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In those early years, players reported to camp to whip themselves into shape.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_home12_biz.jpg What is it like to live aboard a boat in Boston?

The water views are stunning — and morning rush-hour ferry traffic makes getting dressed trickier.

Boston, MA--7/20/2016 Charles Baker is seeking to sell a small permanent easement to a neighboring condominium. Governor Charlie Baker (cq) reportedly put a line item in the state supplemental budget bill to give a permanent easement to 10 X 100 feet of State House lawn to a neighboring luxury building. The easement would allow for basement windows. The building and lawn are photographed, on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 21statehouse Reporter: Frank Phillips

Governor drops condo easement at State House

Governor Baker had backed an easement that would have given a neighboring condo building a slice of the State House lawn.

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The longtime Globe baseball writer and columnist shared many tales, and thanks, in his acceptance speech at the Baseball Hall of Fame induction.

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The Nuns on the Bus come to Boston, the latest on a 23-city tour that ends at the Democratic National Convention .

Brian Feulner for the Boston Globe


How should the MBTA characterize its progress?

The T has also repeatedly touted statistics comparing its performance in the last year to 2015.

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Hundreds of gun rights activists lined Beacon Street on Saturday morning.

Private schools, painful secrets

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160607_BH__ErikaSchickel3.jpg 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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight150x150-5331asdf-11555.jpg Understanding the sexual abuse allegations at New England prep schools

Here’s what you need to know about the Globe’s investigation into sexual abuse claims at New England prep schools.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Kovie Biakolo

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Why are so many humans uncomfortable in the skin they’re in?

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'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.