A firm but measured Donald Trump defends right to build a wall

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto shook hands at a press conference.

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In Mexico for the first time as GOP nominee, Trump stood up for the centerpiece of his immigration plan in a country where he is disliked.

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President Enrique Peña Nieto says he told Donald Trump during their conversation that Mexico won’t pay for border wall, contradicting Trump.

Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump.

In Boston, immigrants have heard enough from Trump

In Massachusetts advocates for immigrants say it is far too late to change anyone’s minds about Trump.

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By making her own name public and speaking out, Chessy Prout blew up St. Paul’s School’s most potent weapon against her.

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Hurricane Madeline was downgraded to a tropical storm as it veered past Hawaii’s Big Island.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/596015992.jpg Tom Brady is creating a TV show with Michael Strahan

The Patriots star will help create and produce a docu-series examining the cultural and/or spiritual impact of sports around the world.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin083016PatriotsPractice_Spt8.jpg The dynamics of Jimmy Garoppolo’s relationship with Tom Brady

The third-year quarterback discussed his relationship with the future Hall of Famer in a radio appearance.

The annual three-day maritime festival with the largest gathering of windjammers and schooners in the Northeast is coming this weekend to Camden, Maine.


Annual Maine Windjammer Festival to begin Friday

The annual Labor Day weekend festival will kick of with a parade, a talent show, and fireworks.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/coscluster.jpg NASA discovers new type of galaxy cluster far, far away from Earth

Located 11.1 billion light years from Earth, it’s the first time scientists have ever seen a cluster in this phase.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/cdc227fcee964251aef848a2063fe22d-cdc227fcee964251aef848a2063fe22d-0.jpg ‘La La Land’ gets rave reviews in Venice

The movie, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, was written and directed by R.I. native and Harvard grad Damien Chazelle.

 The Abington home where officials said an 11-year-old-boy was shot in the face Wednesday.

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11-year-old boy shot in the face in Abington home

An 11-year-old boy was shot in the face inside a home on Wednesday afternoon in what appears to be an accident.

A radical idea for sentencing terrorism suspects

A study of four defendants accused of supporting the Islamic State could lead to changes in the federal courts.

08/31/16: Boston, MA: The Red Sox Hanley Ramirez blasted a bottom of the fifth inning grand slam on the first pitch he saw, turning a 4-1 defecit into a 5-4 lead. He carried his bat with him half way down the first base line and when the ball was safely out of the yard he tossed away his bat and started his home run trot. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Tampa Bay Rays in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Red Sox


Red Sox overcome another bullpen meltdown

After blowing a two-run lead in the eighth, the Red Sox rallied to beat the Rays.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-9781.jpg Cedric Maxwell has mixed feelings on Kaepernick’s protest

Maxwell’s father is a combat veteran who fought for America and for the rights the 49ers QB is exercising.

The exterior of 3 Acorn St.

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Want a picture-perfect place? This Acorn Street home is ready to rent.

You could soon be a resident of the cobblestone way known as Boston’s most photographed. Just bring a boatload of cash.

Shirley police step up patrols after jogger approached by man

The incident comes about three weeks after Vanessa Marcotte was murdered while running in nearby Princeton.

Threats characterize Alere-Abbot Labs falling out

The unraveling of a $5.8 billion deal to buy Waltham diagnostic company Alere Inc. was laid out in stunning detail in a lawsuit Wednesday.

Two Cape Cod beaches closed after confirmed shark sightings

Officials at Cape Cod National Seashore have closed Coast Guard Beach and Nauset Light Beach.

Two people were killed in a car crash  near Logan airport Wednesday.

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2 people killed in crash near Logan Airport identified

Two passengers from El Paso, Texas, were riding in a van shuttling people between the airport and a hotel.

Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight9090-11856.jpg The broken covenant

Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

A woman looks on while riding the tramway as Turkey’s flag is reflected in the window in Taksim square in Istanbul on July 22, following the failed military coup attempt of July 15.

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The Big Picture

Reflection (Defined)

One in an occasional series exploring the definitions of words via photography.