Council approves largest budget in Boston’s history

In a spirited hearing, the Boston City Council passed each part of a new budget submitted by Mayor Martin Walsh.

Donald Trump spoke at a rally Wednesday in Bangor, Maine.

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At Maine rally, Trump lashes out at US Chamber on trade

‘‘They don’t want us to have more jobs? They don’t want us to make some money?’’ Donald Trump asked the crowd in Bangor.

Protesters demonstrated outside the Langham Hotel in Boston’s Financial District, where Donald Trump was hosting a fund-raiser.

Protesters ‘welcome’ Trump to Boston fund-raiser

Donald Trump swooped into the Financial District, where about 100 demonstrators filled the sidewalks to protest his visit.

Deer hunt set to return to Blue Hills

Wildlife officials say vegetation is being decimated by a deer population more than four times the target size.

// J.K. Rowling draws on real Mass. history for new wizardry tale

The back story of “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling’s latest saga is imbued with real-life figures in Massachusetts history.

// Elizabeth Warren would love a gig at the American Hogwarts

Warren tweeted at “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling on Wednesday.

// Firefighter allegedly shot by friend while drinking, playing with gun

The victim’s friend allegedly said he was the one who shot the firefighter, believing the gun was not loaded while they were both drinking.

// Istanbul airport attackers seized on chaos to cause carnage

Inciting panic and then taking lethal advantage, three attackers unleashed bullets and bombs at Ataturk Airport, leaving 42 dead.

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This young man is lucky to have such a great caretaker: his dad

Despite Sharieff Hester’s medical conditions, his father was determined to help him lead a full life, including graduating from high school—with honors.

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City officials indicted

These days, there are no peaceful events for Boston’s embattled mayor.

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A tough morning for Mayor Walsh

Walsh’s coffee hour in the North End was supposed to be an idyllic neighborhood event. But these days, there are no peaceful events for the mayor.

// City official indicted for alleged extortion, conspiracy

A second member of Mayor Walsh’s administration has been charged with allegedly forcing Boston Calling to hire unneeded union stagehands.

Timothy Sullivan left the Moakley Federal Courthouse Wednesday.

City official’s lawyer lashes out at US Attorney’s office

Timothy Sullivan made a brief appearance in US District Court Wednesday to face charges of extortion and conspiracy.


// With 2nd City Hall indictment, Ortiz goes high-profile again

A second aide to Mayor Martin Walsh has been swept up in the Boston Calling investigation.

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David Price takes full blame: ‘It’s not bad luck, it’s me’

Though dominant at times, the lefty had another midgame meltdown — an inexplicable, frustrating pattern.


Dear Kevin Durant: Here’s why you should come to Boston

The Celtics are about to start courting the NBA’s marquee free agent, and we are here to help.

“I want to teach you a new word ... The word is no,” former Celtics forward Antoine Walker wrote to his younger self in a personal essay.

What Antoine Walker wishes he could tell his younger self

“I want to teach you a new word ... The word is no,” the former Celtics forward told his younger self in a personal essay.

6-13-2016 Boston, Mass 300 guests attended 3rd Annual Celebrity Waiter Night held the Towne Resaurant with New England Patriots Tom Brady and Danny Amendola. Globe photo by Bill Brett

Tom Brady, Danny Amendola appear headed for Ping-Pong showdown

The Patriots quarterback poked some fun at himself in a social media response to a story Danny Amendola told.

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// In defense of politicians

In the end, the politicians who are best at their craft usually win.

Globe investigations

Families in fear

The state’s plan to close psychiatric hospitals has had unintended consequences.

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.