Democratic National Convention

‘America’s destiny is ours to choose,’ Clinton says

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Hillary Clinton became the first woman in America’s history to accept the presidential nomination from a major political party on Thursday.

// Convention focused on fixing Hillary Clinton trust deficit

The campaign has tried to persuade people of the candidate’s trustworthiness by emphasizing her decades of work on family issues.

Eric Fehrnstrom

// Clinton’s risky embrace of Obama

If there is one area where Clinton should separate from Obama, it’s on his disastrous war against ISIS.

// Sketching out the DNC in Philadelphia

Globe editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman went to the drawing board on the final night of the Democratic National Convention.

Things to Do

// The Weekender: Bourne, the Bard, and flying nannies

Everything fun to do this weekend in Boston and beyond.

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Adrian Walker

How lawmakers can resolve the ‘Uber bill’ this session

As the clock winds down on this legislative session, one of the unresolved issues is how to regulate ride-sharing services.

// The man who turned the Christmas Tree Shops into a destination dies at 79

Charles Bilezikian expanded the Christmas Tree Shops into a chain and turned the stores into a Cape Cod destination.


// Jerod Mayo brings a new voice to ‘Quick Slants’

Mayo has replaced Kay Adams, who left for a new program on the NFL Network.


// Tom Brady quietly goes about his business

For the first 11 of 16 practice periods, the Patriots were still Brady’s team.

// Officers rally in Somerville over Black Lives Matter banner

More than 100 police officers rallied in Somerville Thursday night to oppose a Black Lives Matter banner hanging outside City Hall.

Former Suffolk University president Margaret McKenna.

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Suffolk president Margaret McKenna is fired

The president of Suffolk University said Thursday she was unfairly fired by the Board of Trustees and plans to fight it.

// Natural gas plan worries Weymouth

Weymouth unites in opposition to a natural gas compressor station proposed by Spectra Energy for the Fore River.

// Judge deals setback for tribe’s casino plan

A judge said the US Interior Department “lacked the authority” to designate a swath of land in Taunton as a reservation.

// Where to get your Harry Potter on this weekend

Lots of local places are gearing up for celebrations around “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.”

Donald Trump has claimed Orson Welles’s classic 1941 film “Citizen Kane is his favorite movie.



Coming to a theater near you: ‘Citizen Trump’

Of course Donald Trump loves “Citizen Kane.” He thinks it’s about him.


// Wider access to hepatitis C drugs is humane and pragmatic

By making it easier for MassHealth enrollees to receive breakthrough hepatitis C drugs, the state will reduce suffering and save money.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Is Healey’s gun crackdown an overreach?

Some legislators and powerful gun groups have decried Maura Healey’s effort as an overreach and an incorrect reading of the law.

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

2016 Democratic National Convention

Democrats met in Philadelphia for their national convention.