Children of Catholic priests live with secrets and sorrow

A Globe review finds the children are often denied love and support and pressured to keep the scandal secret. And the church has done absolutely nothing to help.

// Fate of Massachusetts’ only Confederate memorial still up in the air

The memorial on Georges Island has been boarded up since June 16, an official said.

// Who are ‘antifa’ activists and how do they operate?

Antifascist organizers argue that white supremacism is so dangerous that it has to be confronted directly with force or it will spread further into the mainstream.

John Medlar, an organizer of Saturday’s “free speech rally” on Boston Common.

City officials lay down rules for Boston rally

Officials are going to be “strict on what can be brought in,’’ Mayor Walsh told reporters at an event Wednesday.

// Organizers postpone Google protest marches, citing ‘alt-left terrorist’ threats

The postponement of Saturday’s rally comes on the heels of bloody clashes in Charlottesville.


// Casey Affleck says brother Ben won’t return as Batman

The “Manchester by the Sea” star made news while in town for the Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon. But he added “I was just kind of making that up.”

Getting a ‘safe look’ at next week’s solar eclipse

For those viewing the celestial event outside the path of totality, special safety lenses are recommended to prevent eye damage.

// For world record, two men will try to hit every MBTA stop

If they accomplish their mission, they’ll land themselves a spot in the Guinness World Records books.

// Mass. hopes to get more schools to report concussions

The latest push comes amid rising concern nationwide about the long-term health ramifications of concussions, particularly for young developing brains.

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// These chefs have a message for you: Quit throwing out perfectly good food

Jamie Bissonnette, Jason Bond, and Irene Li are cooking with the whole animal or plant, and think you should, too.

Fallout from Charlottesville

Trump disbands two advisory panels after exodus

“Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both,” the president tweeted.


// Trump unites Democrats, GOP in denunciation

President Trump united the country under a common belief: The president should not have blamed both sides for the bloodshed in Charlottesville.

Mourners and clergy pray outside the memorial service for Heather Heyer, who was killed during a white nationalist rally, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Mourners remember woman killed at white supremacist rally

The grandfather of the woman who was killed in violent protests in Virginia said Wednesday she always wanted fairness, even from a young age.

// Bushes speak out after Trump comments

Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush issued a rare public statement condemning racism on Wednesday morning.

// 18-year-old who attended rally won’t return to BU

Said Nicholas Fuentes: “I do fear for my life.”

// Hope Hicks will be Trump’s interim communications director

The move was the latest reshuffling in the White House and comes at a time when the president’s remarks on white supremacists were drawing fire.

Foxborough, ,Ma--July 29, 2017-Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff- N.E. Patriots training camp at the practice fields of Gillette Stadium. Three Tom Brady jerseys in a row plus a Tom Brady GOAT cutout.

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Is there value in Patriots fans’ hero worship of Tom Brady?

They don’t need a reason, but a psychology professor sees the deeper benefits of the quarterback’s adoration.

// When it comes to pot edibles, regulation drives innovation

Marijuana-infused product manufacturers, which make a highly regulated, often psychoactive product that’s still illegal under federal law, face more challenges than most.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// White nationalists flock to genetic ancestry tests. Some don’t like the result

With the rise of spit-in-a-cup genetic testing, there’s a trend of white nationalists using these services to prove their racial identity.