Mass. workers come to grips with place on ISIS hit list

A flag belonging to the Islamic State fighters is seen on a motorbike after forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad recaptured the historic city of Palmyra in March 2016.


“How would you feel?” asked one state employee.

// An unsolved killing and a family’s ongoing pain

It has been almost a year since Grisel Sanchez, 31, a mother of three, was shot to death in Dorchester.

// Groundwater in Mass. might pose health risk

As much as 90 percent of the state’s groundwater is potentially corrosive, according to a new report.

// Man, likely attacker, dies in explosion in Germany, police say

A man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near a music festival in Ansbach.

// Mike Pence pays a visit to Boston, but not for politics

The Republican vice presidential nominee was in Boston to enjoy a weekend with his family, according to his press secretary.

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Liberal dissatisfaction with Hillary Clinton lingers on eve of convention

The vast disagreements within the Democratic coalition have been largely underplayed this year.

Adrian Walker

//[1]-11619.jpg Why Warren staying put is a good thing

Although Elizabeth Warren might have made an interesting running mate, she’s probably better off where she is.

// Democratic chair to resign following e-mail hack

After WikiLeaks released e-mails suggesting Democrats favored Clinton in the primary, the party’s chair said she will step down after the convention.

Catherine Haut and Chris Grallert of b.good discussed cover crops on a section of the farm on Long Island in Boston Harbor.

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Farm that once benefited the homeless now run by fast-food chain

The decision to allow the b.good restaurant chain to take over this city-owned farm has enraged its former managers.

// Marijuana dispensary licenses to the highest bidder?

Fierce competition for marijuana dispensary licenses is fueling escalating payments to win community support.

// Newly popular Ashmont tests developers’ ability to finance workforce housing

Moderately priced neighborhood housing can be a tough sell to investors who can get quick profits on downtown Boston condos.

Demonstrators protested the recent coup in Turkey.

Turkish Americans in Boston condemn attempted coup

More than 200 people marched around the park and near the State House.

// This local lawyer is setting global legal standards from his Boston law office

Andrew B. Loewenstein argued before a tribunal defending the Philippines’ rights to conduct commerce in the South China Sea.

// Verizon expected to announce $4.8 billion takeover of Yahoo

Verizon will announce its plans to buy Yahoo! Inc. for about $4.8 billion on Monday, an insider said.

//'s%20Medical%20Cen-1807481.jpg Steward Health Care posts first-ever profit in 2015

The for-profit hospital operator, which took over former Catholic hospitals in 2010, had struggled financially.

Shira Springer | On Olympics

IOC stops short of full ban of Russia from Rio Games

The IOC rejected calls to exclude the entire Russian Olympic team.

COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 24: Mike Piazza (L) and Ken Griffey Jr. pose with thier plaques at Clark Sports Center after the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 24, 2016 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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Different paths led Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza to Hall of Fame

Both superstars were emotional, eloquent during their induction speeches.

Red Sox 8, Twins 7

//[1][1].jpg Hanley Ramirez, Rick Porcello power Red Sox

Ramirez hit his fifth homer in the last five games and Porcello improved to 13-2 with the win.

// Small plane crashes at Cape Cod airport

Four people were transported to a hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Madeleine M. Kunin

// If you’re female and running for president, you better be perfect

Men wear imperfection comfortably and voters are forgiving of any mistakes. Not so for women.

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.