The Trump presidency

Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea in UN speech

President Trump told the UN that as president, he would always put America first, and issued a stern threat to North Korea in his first speech to the body.

A photo from the North Korean Central News Agency is said to show Kim Jong Un guiding the launch of a medium-to-long range missile. In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald J. Trump again called Kim “Rocket Man.”

Trump again calls Kim Jong Un ‘Rocket Man’

President Trump resurfaced the nickname during his speech at the UN, saying “Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/19/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/de84f959-ff35-490c-84fa-29318858121a.jpg After his lock was picked, Paul Manafort told to expect an indictment

An early morning raid and the ominous warning are glimpses into the aggressive tactics used by Robert Mueller in his ongoing inquiry.

Hurricane Maria

MARIA SLIDER2 TOPSHOT - A picture shows rocks swept by strong waves onto a road in Le Carbet, on the French Caribbean island of Martinique, after it was hit by Hurricane Maria, on September 19, 2017. Martinique suffered power outages but avoided major damage. / AFP PHOTO / Lionel CHAMOISEAULIONEL CHAMOISEAU/AFP/Getty Images

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MARIA SLIDER2 epa06213762 A handout photo made available by the British Ministry of Defence (MOD) on 19 September 2017 shows military and civilians working together to clear debris by Hurricane Irma before Hurricane Maria arrives at Tortola, British Virgin Islands, 19 September 2017. Assault Engineers from 40 Commando and Royal Engineers from 54 Commando Squadron have been clearing storm drains in key locations before hurricane Maria hits land on the British Virgin Islands. With heavy rain already beginning, the Royal Marines removed debris left after the destruction of Irma to allow the steep terrain to drain and reduce flash flooding. Continuous heavy rainfall is expected during the hurricane. EPA/LPhot Joel Rouse / HANDOUT MANDATORY CREDIT: CROWN COPYRIGHT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

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MARIA SLIDER2 A motorist drives on the flooded waterfront in Fort-de-France, on the French Caribbean island of Martinique, after it was hit by Hurricane Maria, on September 19, 2017. Hurricane Maria smashed into the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on September 19, with its prime minister describing devastating damage as winds and rain from the storm also hit territories still reeling from Irma. Martinique, a French island south of Dominica, suffered power outages but avoided major damage. / AFP PHOTO / Lionel CHAMOISEAULIONEL CHAMOISEAU/AFP/Getty Images

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MARIA SLIDER2 This satellite image obtained from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Hurricane Maria at 1130 UTC on September 19, 2017. Maria hit the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Tuesday, with its prime minister describing devastating damage as winds and rain from the powerful storm also hit territories still reeling from Irma. As residents hunkered down in their homes the Category Five hurricane made landfall with top winds swirling at 160mph (257kph), the US National Hurricane Center said. / AFP PHOTO / NOAA/RAMMB / Jose ROMERO / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT

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MARIA SLIDER2 A picture shows an uprooted tree on the beach in Saint-Pierre, on the French Caribbean island of Martinique, after it was hit by Hurricane Maria, on September 19, 2017. Martinique suffered power outages but avoided major damage. / AFP PHOTO / Lionel CHAMOISEAULIONEL CHAMOISEAU/AFP/Getty Images

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MARIA SLIDER2 A resident stands at her doorstep as she looks at strong waves in Saint-Pierre, on the French Caribbean island of Martinique, after it was hit by Hurricane Maria, on September 19, 2017. Martinique suffered power outages but avoided major damage. / AFP PHOTO / Lionel CHAMOISEAULIONEL CHAMOISEAU/AFP/Getty Images

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/19/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AFP_SK216.jpg ‘We shall survive by the grace of God’

“I am at the complete mercy of the hurricane,” Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said of Maria, which could soon hit the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Dave Epstein

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When the center of the storm passes well east of Nantucket, it will be windy on the island, but those winds won’t be very damaging.

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Hurricane Maria has grown to a Category 5 storm as it moves through the Caribbean.

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The bankruptcy filing is the latest blow to brick-and-mortar retail.

Water shot skyward on Boston Common after a valve broke while workers were trying to perform leak detection on a pipe.

Boston’s very own geyser? Water bursts into the air above the Common

A large amount of water was seen bursting from the ground in the Boston Common on Monday morning.

SPOTLIGHT UPDATE

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The hearing came after a Spotlight Team report detailed complaints, which included a fly-infested operating room and non-sterilized surgical instruments.

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Study links youth football to greater risk of later health problems

Marshall Longhorns football players during a break from practice in Marshall, Texas, Oct. 20, 2016. Tackle football is making a comeback among Marshall youths, despite the well-known safety risks associated with playing at such a young age. (Brandon Thibodeaux/The New York Times)

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A Boston University study found greater risks of brain-related problems from playing tackle football before age 12.

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They just keep opening! Here are some you should care about, and why.

The key senators behind this last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare are Lindsay Graham (right) and Bill Cassidy.

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The GOP’s latest health care bill could devastate Massachusetts

The Cassidy-Graham proposal would sharply reduce the funding Massachusetts uses for Medicaid.

BEN VOLIN

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Belichick spoke at length about wireless communication problems and NFL procedures.

RED SOX 10, ORIOLES 8 (11 inn.)

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/849289288.jpg It’s the ‘most beautiful’ win of the year for Red Sox

That’s what Xander Bogaerts called it after the Red Sox rallied from a 5-0 deficit and won in 11 innings.

This Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 photo shows people looking at covers of the Rolling Stone magazines at the

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A look back at some of Rolling Stone’s most iconic covers

News that Jann Wenner is selling his controlling stake in Rolling Stone marks the end of an era for a magazine that defined the counterculture of its time.

NAMES

Did Tom Brady date Ivanka Trump? Scaramucci seems to think so

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speculates to TMZ that “maybe there was a relationship” between Brady and Trump’s eldest daughter.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_rocks7_met.jpg A loud crash, then a map-making rivalry on Winnipesaukee

When his boat hit a rock that didn’t appear on the map he was using, Stewart Woodworth decided he could do better.

Movie Review | ★ ★ ★

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/13/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/kreiter_stronger1_arts.jpg Struggle at heart of ‘Stronger,’ but some hands are overplayed

In the film, Jeff Bauman’s family becomes a group of two-dimensional beeah-swilling, Sawx-loving, F-bomb dropping “yo, bro” clichés.

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke backs significant changes to Maine’s Katahdin and an area off Cape Cod.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Symposium1_stat.jpg Cape Cod addiction conference tinged with sponsor’s controversy

A national conference for the addiction treatment industry was sponsored by Sovereign Health, a chain of treatment centers recently raided by federal agents.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_lisa_ziegert.jpg ‘Heinous’ cold-case murder solved, authorities say

The brutal abduction and murder of Lisa Ziegert ranked as “one of the most notorious unsolved cases in Western Massachusetts.”

Newsletters

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Witness the birth of the marijuana industry in Massachusetts and catch up on national pot headlines every Saturday.

Opinion & Ideas

EDITORIAL

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Arpaio’s lawyer has threatened action against a Harvard law professor in a clear effort to deter opponents.

Fall Arts Preview 2017

Fall Arts preview

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A complete guide to movies, music, books, arts, theater, and family events in the Greater Boston area this season.

Confidential tips

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Do you know about wrongdoing that needs to be exposed? Call the Globe Spotlight team: 617-929-7483 or spotlight@globe.com.

Special reports

SPOTLIGHT FOLLOW-UP

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In 2016, VA employees filed nearly 2,000 complaints with the Office of Special Counsel — more than the next four most-complained-about departments combined.

STAT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/19/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/saunders.jpg This pharma CEO promised fair pricing, but his latest move is raising ire

Allergan CEO Brent Saunders made a creative deal to protect patents on a lucrative drug.

Crossword

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Cars

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You won't believe the apps used by distracted drivers

DAYTON, Ohio -- Google Maps is the top phone app used by drivers when driving, but others have been found to use Facebook, Twitter and Netflix while behind the wheel, according to TrueMotion, a Boston-based company that studies drivers habits.