Worcester cleans up after tornado

David Berthiaume took a chainsaw to a giant tree that fell onto the house of his friends, Leslie and Patrick Courtney, on Vernon Street in Worcester.

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The twister snapped and uprooted trees in its path, damaging cars and homes.

Two killed in N.H. plane crash

“It dropped, just dropped out of the sky,” a man who witnessed the crash said.

Student injured in fall from MIT fraternity window

A student was rushed to the hospital when she fell from a window, officials said.

Vacationing couple assaulted in their Hyannis hotel room

A man broke into the elderly couple’s room and robbed them at knifepoint, police said.

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When something medically goes wrong

Each year in Massachusetts hospitals, hundreds of patients are injured because of serious medical errors and other safety problems.

Address

Falmouth has an idyllic vibe

The town’s village green is surrounded by antique sea captains’ homes, Main Street beckons with cheerful storefronts.

Peyton Manning and the Broncos are seeking to be back in the Super Bowl this season.

Best and worst scenarios for all 32 NFL teams

Here’s an outline for how the 2014 season could play out and who might be lifting the Lombardi Trophy.

My First Home

Noisy neighbors? You’re on your own.

Life in a condo means you have to take matters with troublesome neighbors into your own hands.

Opinion

endorsement | Democratic primary

Endorsement in Democratic primary: Tom Conroy for treasurer

The Globe’s editorial board says Conroy shows the most fluency in the details of the job.

Ideas

Hindsight

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/jfk.jpg How New Englanders invented the wilderness

The birth of the movement to protect places ‘untrammeled by man’