Democratic National Convention

‘America’s destiny is ours to choose,’ Clinton says

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Hillary Clinton became the first woman in America’s history to accept the presidential nomination from a major political party on Thursday.

// Convention focused on fixing Hillary Clinton trust deficit

The campaign has tried to persuade people of the candidate’s trustworthiness by emphasizing her decades of work on family issues.

Joan Vennochi

// Clinton proves she is the woman ‘in the arena’

All Hillary Clinton had to do was give people a chance to like her. It was that simple and that difficult.

Scot Lehigh

// Clinton shows she’s ready to slug it out on the ground

Hillary Clinton gave the tough, determined speech of a woman ready to slug it out on the ground.

// Sketching out the DNC in Philadelphia

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

Dotty Anderson and others protested the plan at the foot of the Fore River Bridge.

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Natural gas plan worries Weymouth

Weymouth unites in opposition to a natural gas compressor station proposed by Spectra Energy for the Fore River.

Adrian Walker

// How lawmakers can resolve the ‘Uber bill’ this session

As the clock winds down on this legislative session, one of the unresolved issues is how to regulate ride-sharing services.

//[1].jpg Suffolk president Margaret McKenna is fired

The president of Suffolk University said Thursday she was unfairly fired by the Board of Trustees and plans to fight it.

Counselors from the BCYF Gallivan Community Center’s Summer Enrichment Activities Program in Mattapan walk with children returning from an outing at River Street Park.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

For parents, city camps ease stress of summer

On Tuesday, 7-year-old Kyzr Willis died after disappearing from a drop-in program at Curley Community Center in South Boston.

shirley leung

// Was Charlie Baker just trying to be a good neighbor?

Why did Governor Charlie Baker think it might be OK to allow the developers next door to take over a chunk of the State House lawn?

// Proposal to tax nonprofits alarms Mass. charities

A Massachusetts legislator has proposed forcing some nonprofits to pay property taxes.

Tom Griffin of Revere (left), who supports police officers’ effort, had a disagreement with Roy Pardi (right), who showed up carrying a sign that read

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Officers rally in Somerville over Black Lives Matter banner

More than 100 police officers rallied in Somerville Thursday night to oppose a Black Lives Matter banner hanging outside City Hall.

// Latest frontier for unmanned vehicles: the high seas

For the makers of drone boats, it’s all unchartered waters

// Where to get your Harry Potter on this weekend

Lots of local places are gearing up for celebrations around “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.”

Game On

// A game that packs a punch (actually, lots of them)

There’s nothing sophisticated about “Punch Your Way To Heaven,” and that’s part of its charm.

Things to Do

// The Weekender: Bourne, the Bard, and flying nannies

Everything fun to do this weekend in Boston and beyond.

7.4.2042866427_Sports_Patriots(1) New England Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo speaks with reporters after practice at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)



Jerod Mayo brings a new voice to ‘Quick Slants’

Mayo has replaced Kay Adams, who left for a new program on the NFL Network.

Opinion & Ideas


// Wider access to hepatitis C drugs is humane and pragmatic

By making it easier for MassHealth enrollees to receive breakthrough hepatitis C drugs, the state will reduce suffering and save money.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

// The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

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.

The Big Picture

2016 Democratic National Convention

Democrats met in Philadelphia for their national convention.