Adrian Walker

This state senator’s ideas could save lives

Ken Donnelly has been one of the most vocal advocates on Beacon Hill urging the state to take greater responsibility for mental health.

The Desperate and the Dead | Part 1

Psychiatric hospitals replaced by patchwork

Those most ill, including people at risk of committing violence, are far too often left in the care of almost anyone except the professionals that could help.

The parents of a toddler left by himself at a Mattapan playground Saturday were identified Sunday evening.

Parents of toddler left at playground took 20 hours to come forward

The toddler, who remains in state custody, was found by himself, barefoot, and riding a tricycle at a playground in Mattapan on Saturday.

Brigham and Women’s Healthcare President Elizabeth Nabel left a news conference on Friday.

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Tense talks led to Brigham, nurses deal

Sunday’s agreement was the culmination of almost 10 months of often contentious negotiations.

// Facing competition, MGM takes fight to Congress

The move comes after Conn. lawmakers and tribes joined forces in a strategic move against the MGM casino set to open in Springfield.

// After alleged Facebook ridicule, T officer is under investigation

The officer allegedly posted a photo of a man who defecated on the floor of what appears to be a T station.

// One last Fourth for the Hatch Shell’s caretaker

Since 1984, Angelo Tilas has proved an essential player behind the scenes of one of Boston’s signature events.

// Clinton leads Trump in two new polls

Weeks of provocative and outlandish behavior hurt Donald Trump’s standing in two polls released Sunday.

// One-room island schoolhouse endures far from ‘real world’

More than 100 people attended a celebration for the Prudence Island School’s 120th anniversary.

The first rule of knight club: Wear your armor

At The Knights Hall, enthusiasts in steel armor practice the medieval martial art of whacking opponents into submission.

// In Florida, the politics of Zika matter

Mosquito season has arrived in Florida, ushering in worries about Zika, the virus that can result in devastating birth defects.

Brexit coverage

// British political turmoil deepens after ‘Brexit’ vote

Britain’s shocking decision to remove itself from the European Union brought more political turmoil Sunday.

// Pope Francis says gay people deserve an apology

Pope Francis says gay people — and all the other people the church has marginalized — deserve an apology.

//[1]-2616.jpg 10 stabbed, beaten at protest outside California Capitol

Ten people were wounded — two with life-threatening injuries — when counter-protesters clashed with members of a white nationalist group.

// Stevie Wonder, Hudson honor Prince; Beyoncé wins top video

Jennifer Hudson, Stevie Wonder and Tori Kelly kept the theme of the BET Awards — paying tribute to Prince — alive with passionate performances.

// Chipping in to grow a better tomato

The sweet, tart flavor of a ripe tomato is one of those pleasures of summer. Just not to Rob O’Reilly.

Here in the City of Good Neighbors, last we checked, they’ve gone 0-for-ever along the parade route.

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It’s Buffalo’s turn to end the sports agony

Cleveland, it’s time to share the championship karma with your Rust Belt sister city of sorrow.


// Time for Red Sox to bring in outside pitching help

It’s not a manager problem, as some fans have suggested: It’s a personnel problem.

// Marathon survivors visit victims of Pulse nightclub shooting

Ten Boston Marathon bombing survivors visited an Orlando hospital to offer their support to eight of the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.

// Ray Bourque asks for ‘privacy’ after OUI charge

The former Boston Bruins defenseman was arrested Friday night in Andover for allegedly driving while drunk.

Opinion & Ideas


// Women voters can send a message to Trump

Women have the power to reject the misogyny of Donald Trump.

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.


People gather at a café in Melbourne where conversation

Traveling the world, with coffee

Coffee-centric destinations such as Melbourne, Seattle, Oregon’s Portland, and Columbus now have café tours organizers say primarily attract travelers.