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Clinton, Trump clash in heated first debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have touched on the economy, policing, and race issues in the first presidential debate.

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Dan Wasserman live-sketches the presidential debate

Editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman takes a look at the first presidential debate.

// So why are presidential debates moderated by journalists, anyway?

“I think we should have a debate with no moderators — just Hillary and I sitting there, talking,” Donald Trump mused recently.

// Jill Stein says she was forced to leave debate site

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein says she was escorted off the Hofstra University campus on Monday afternoon.

// Probe finds discrimination at Boston Latin

US Attorney Carmen Ortiz said that a civil rights probe confirmed reports of discrimination first raised by students.

// Braintree deputy police chief is placed on leave in evidence room scandal

Deputy Chief Wayne Foster was placed on leave amid continued fallout from a department evidence room scandal that has forced prosecutors to drop dozens of criminal cases.

// Boston Latin, Clap schools lose top standing

The schools did not meet the 95 percent participation threshold required for maintaining Level 1 standing.


When living history dies

They say old soliders never die, but try telling that to DelBrook Binns. The Greatest Generation is dying off, day after day.


// Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt reportedly had a prenup

The prenup reportedly pretty much spelled out everything — at least when it comes to money and real estate.

// Waterfront restaurant Boston hoped for might not happen

The longstanding proposal to open a restaurant at the tip of Boston’s Long Wharf was dealt a possibly decisive setback.

Boston, Ma-Sept. 15, 2016-Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld- Christian Elias, 44, the Green Monster scoreboard operator at work during a Yankees Red Sox game at Fenway Park.

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The inside stories of Fenway’s Wall

Christian Elias, the scoreboard operator who is retiring after 25 years, knows what Manny was doing in there, among other things.

// Widow of man killed by FBI during Marathon investigation charged with lying

Reniya Manukyan has been accused of making a false statement to the FBI.


// Two Patriots on season finale of HBO’s ‘Ballers’

Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola will appear on an episode that looks at the complicated lives of pro football players.

// Red Sox postseason roster coming into focus

Most spots appear locked up but questions remain at third base and in the bullpen.


// Patriots cut Anthony Johnson, add John Hughes

New England swapped out defensive tackles, adding former Brown John Hughes.

// Mass. marijuana doctor should not have lost license, judge says

Canna Care Docs used nurse praticitioners to certify patients for marijuana use.

Boston, MA 12/22/2015 – Commuters wait for a Red Line train at the Park Street T Station in Boston, MA December 22, 2015. (Globe staff photo / Craig F. Walker) MBTA


Hey, MBTA: take this hint on overnight service

Give the advocacy group TransitMatters credit for keeping this alive an issue that matters to service workers.

Appalachian Mountain Club sells Beacon Hill HQ for $15 million

A group of real estate investors and developers intends to convert the buildings on Joy Street back to residential use.

New England welcomed nearly 650 Syrian refugees in the past year

New England has taken in nearly 650 Syrian refugees from the US goal of 10,000 set by President Barack Obama.

The 32-foot aluminum boat shown above sank about 100 miles off New York.

Man searched in vain for mother after boat sank

The Coast Guard also said there was no record of a mayday radio call to ask for help as the boat was sinking.

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It’s official: New England energy is cleaner and greener

New England is one of the greenest areas of the country, leading the way to alternative energy sources. Here’s how each state is putting its natural advantages to work.

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Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

// The broken covenant

Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

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

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South Africa motorbike racing

Not far from the refurbished F1 race track of Kyalami in Johannesburg is a small, virtually dirt race track that attracts only the brave.