Democratic National Convention

On a historic night, Bill Clinton reflects

The former president, speaking on the night his wife became the first woman to receive a major party’s nomination, recalled Hillary Clinton’s life of service.

Shirley Leung

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When Hillary Clinton accepts the Democratic nomination, parents will insist their daughters stay up late and watch.

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As demonstrators rallied in Philadelphia for a second day, the senator urged them to stand down.

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In the streets outside the convention, Sanders supporters who had spent the day protesting began facing off with police.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

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Americans want someone who is genuine, and that’s the woman who needs to speak Thursday.

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What options does Michelle Obama have, politically or otherwise, after she and her family leave the White House?

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Sarah Hurwitz knew from the first day she set foot in the White House that she wanted to be a part of the political process. Now, she is.

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Globe editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman went to the drawing board on the second night of the Democratic National Convention.

Anguish in wake of boy’s death at Boston beach

Family and friends of Kyzr Willis comforted one another near a command center.

Keith Bedford/Globe staff

The body of Kyzr Willis, 7, was found in the water Tuesday at Carson Beach, police said. He disappeared from a day camp hours earlier.

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Governor Charlie Baker’s administration wants more clarity on AG Maura Healey’s move to limit sales of “copycat” weapons.

Police use of cellphone tracking devices raises questions

The tracking technology has been used for seven years by city police — and without search warrants.

A woman walked through the Public Garden Tuesday morning.

Dina Rudick/Globe staff

Boston area’s heat wave hits day 6

Temperatures will remain hot for the rest of the week, with Friday the best chance of much-needed rain.

Attorney General Maura Healey.

Healey won’t comply with climate change subpoena

A congressional subpoena is seeking records on the AG’s investigation into whether Exxon Mobil misled the public.

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Advocacy groups say the T incorrectly analyzed how the cancellation would affect minority and low-income riders.

Alonso Esposito, a former Boston mobster, reflected on the spiritual conversion he experienced that led him to establish his ministry. He was photographed in his Memphis, Tenn., home on June 27.

Karen Pulfer Focht for The Boston Globe

Does notorious mobster-turned-pastor hold Gardner heist clues?

Alonso Esposito, a.k.a. Robert “Bobby” Luisi Jr., said one of his associates told him the paintings were buried beneath a Florida home.

‘Monks’ at Faneuil Hall may not be real deal

“Monks” in orange robes have been soliticiting donations, but are they who they say they are?

Researchers spotted the shark close to the family’s boat.

The realization hit: The shark was right there.

A family came unbelievably close to a 14-foot predator on a stretch of secluded Chatham beach.

At Forge Ice Cream Bar, Lettie Carswell, 8, of Arlington enjoy a cone of strawberry with rainbow sprinkles and Clara Mapel, 8, of Cambridge a mint cookie and cream cone with chocolate sprinkles.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

The artisanal ice cream scene is booming

Pop-up shops. Small-batch producers. Dairy-free alternatives. The artisanal ice cream scene is booming.

names

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Rebekah Gregory’s “Taking My Life Back” will be released in April.

Theo Epstein has armed the Cubs with one of the most talented rosters in baseball.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Theo Epstein tries to go 2 for 2 in busting curses

If Epstein can provide salvation to the Cubs’ fan base, he’s surely bound for Cooperstown.

Globe investigations

“When the EMTs arrived, Dave was laying like this.” Gerry Hill said, offering to show where his suicidal son was fatally shot after a tense encounter with police.

spotlight

When despair meets deadly force

Nearly half of people killed by Massachusetts police over the last 11 years were suicidal, mentally ill, or showed clear signs of crisis.

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 battle against Islamic State fighters

“When everyone shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ (God is Great) I know that a tank or a cannon will fire,” Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic says.