Eight-alarm blaze strikes apartment complex in Waltham

No injuries were reported in a massive blaze at an apartment complex under construction. Explosions occurred, officials said, and five buildings collapsed.

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A massive fire struck an apartment complex that was under construction in Waltham.

Ariannah Gervais of Dorchester, a Lincoln-Sudbury Regional graduate, said she often felt unwelcome at school.

50 years later, Metco’s dream is still unanswered

Some students who attended suburban schools through the program say they often felt ostracized. Their accounts are hardly unique.


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The governing principle at Camp Moosilauke, one of the oldest summer camps in the United States, is simple and astonishingly successful: Let boys be boys.

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Artwork highlights Salem neighborhood’s true colors

Ruben Ubiera and others are hoping their project helps outsiders see The Point’s beauty.

the summer of ‘67

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It was a team accustomed to being background noise. Then came the summer of 1967, and the Sox became the soundtrack of Boston.


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A Boston-LA World Series would be like a Patriots-Cowboys Super Bowl.

Kendrick Lamar (seen at a show in Quebec on July 7) performed at TD Garden Saturday night.

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Kendrick Lamar is a man of his word at TD Garden

The rapper occupied center stage Saturday night in a show that had the audience serving as a chorus.

Gemma Arterton in “Their Finest.”

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Looking to stream some flicks? Try these.

Our movie critic provides a rundown of what he’s found interesting on the various services lately.

Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts prior to a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Xander Bogaerts: ‘I’ve never been around such an uplifting little kid’

Bogaerts was upset after learning of the death of 5-year-old Ari Schultz, with whom he felt a bond.

Actor John Heard, shown in 2006.

Actor John Heard, of ‘Home Alone’ movies, dies at 71

Heard was best known for playing the father of Macaulay Culkin’s character.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/6531a5c95b194f39bf4d28805f4bbf26-6531a5c95b194f39bf4d28805f4bbf26-0.jpg More than 90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper show in Hartford

Many were taken to hospitals for excessive drinking. Police made 50 underage drinking referrals.

The Trump presidency

GOP misread Trump victory as mandate to gut health care

The president instinctively understood the pitfalls, when he promised that he would not touch Medicare and Medicaid.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/c4cb7e2eefbe4c0f9750fd3e81b8fcd0-c4cb7e2eefbe4c0f9750fd3e81b8fcd0-0.jpg Schumer says Trump firing of Mueller would be a GOP tipping point

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said President Trump would trigger “a cataclysm’’ if he fires Special Counsel Robert Mueller or pardons himself.

Ideas | David Scharfenberg

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It’s President Trump’s base that matters, and there’s only one institution that can reach them.

Pedestrian is dead after being struck by two cars on Interstate 95

The man was in the middle of Interstate 95 waving his hands before was struck by two cars and killed early Sunday morning, State Police said.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, unveiled in 1982, was the first of its kind on the National Mall — commissioned through a nonprofit, and not the federal government.

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We’re in a war that hasn’t ended yet. Should we build a memorial?

Efforts to recognize Americans killed in the war on terror are bumping into a law against building a memorial on the National Mall until after a war is over.

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Old Ironsides will return to the water after a two-year restoration.

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Twenty people are in extremely critical or serious condition. Police say the truck was transporting people across the border.

Sam Dantuono (left) and Zach Sullivan fought for a loose ball during the Dot Pot tournament.

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For Dorchester family, street hockey game is a bittersweet tribute

Hundreds gathered Saturday for the third annual Dot Pot street hockey tournament in Dorchester.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Courant_22wesleyan01_met.jpg A cautionary tale for Harvard on male-only clubs

A jury recently sided with a fraternity that had sued Wesleyan University.


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Shark attacks are incredibly unlikely, but here are seven things swimmers should actually be afraid of — and how to avoid them.


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