In Florida, a new swing state political issue

Giraldo Carratala, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, uses a fogger to spray pesticide to kill mosquitos.

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

More 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.


// England’s post-imperial stress disorder

Brexit, in or out, will not cure what ails the former superpower.

// MBTA officer under investigation after Facebook post

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

Toddler left at Mattapan playground remains in state custody

His parents have been identified, but it’s unclear why it took 20 hours to make the connection.

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

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

// 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.

// Clinton leads Trump in two new polls

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

// MBTA pension fund’s money shortage worsens

The fund, with $1.5 billion in assets and $2.6 billion in future obligations, is just 58 percent funded.

Boston survivors Celeste Corcoran (left) and her daughter, Sydney Corcoran, met with Pulse survivor Angel Colon at the Orlando Regional Medical Center.

Orlando Health via AP

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.

// Who is doomed on ‘Game of Thrones’?

We’re not quite done with the sixth season of ‘‘Game of Thrones,’’ but already we have enough dead to fill a cemetery.

More than 3,000 of the nurses at Brigham and Women’s had planned to walk off the job Monday.

Brigham, nurses laud agreement that averts strike

A deal was announced early Sunday morning that avoids what would have been the state’s biggest nurses strike.


// Buchholz, Red Sox lose to Rangers

Buchholz allowed three first-inning runs. Bryce Brentz hit his first major league homer for Boston.

// Trouble on the HomeAway front

Policy changes and new fees have led many longtime customers of the vacation rental behemoth to go in a different direction.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

// Free Puerto Rico

Time to let go of one of the world’s last colonies.

Aaron Josefczyl/Reuters

Bob Ryan

Coming to the defense of LeBron James

The King just had a series in which he led both teams in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals, and blocks.

Quiick Bite

Seafood is the star at Back Bay’s Saltie Girl

Crudo, platters, toasts, and tins: the ocean’s bounty, every which way

// Worcester jail helps inmates confront addictions

The support does not stop when these inmates walk free, officials note.

// Police say Cambridge killing wasn’t random

Anthony Clay, 49, was shot just after midnight Saturday on Harvard Street.

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.

Opinion & Ideas

david m. shribman | commentary

// Britain vote a defining moment in year of rebellion

2016 is set to be remembered as one of unusual tumult, with the political establishment reduced to rubble in the US and abroad.

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.