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‘In the spring of 1971 I met a girl,’ Bill Clinton says

Former President Bill Clinton speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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The former president is speaking at the Democratic convention.

Two women cry as they listen to speakers during the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas KammNICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Clinton makes history with nomination

Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be the presidential nominee of a major political party.

// Sanders supporters stage protest at media tent

Some supporters had their mouths taped shut. A few others sang ‘‘this land is our land’’ and held a banner that read, ‘‘We The People.’’

// A look back at Bill Clinton’s past convention speeches

Former president Bill Clinton has given seven speeches at conventions over almost three decades.


// With speech Thursday, it’s time for Hillary Clinton to get real

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

Sketching out the DNC in Philadelphia

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

// Michelle Obama’s next act: Three ideas

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

7/26/16 - Boston, MA - Boston Public Garden - The Boston Public Garden was full of commuters on foot as well as tourists and area residents out to enjoy the sunshine before high temperatures returned for the day on Tuesday morning, July 26, 2016. The heat wave continues to blanket the Boston area with temperatures again in the low-to-middle 90's. Photo by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Boston area’s heat wave hits day 6

Once again, temperatures topped 90, and there’s little chance of rain for the next few days.

Chefs participating in weekly poolside pop-ups at the Colonnade Hotel this summer include (from left) Chris Coombs, Evan Hennessey, Nick Calias, Matthew Gaudet, Allen Campbell.

The Tip

Up on the roof with some of New England’s top chefs

For $20, get dinner, a dip, and a chance to mingle with a local culinary star at the rooftop pool of the Colonnade Hotel.

// The artisanal ice cream scene is booming

Pop-up shops. Small-batch producers. Dairy-free alternatives. It’s a hotbed of frozen desserts.

Boy missing at Carson Beach is found dead

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 evening, police said, after he disappeared from a day camp earlier in the day.

XXEsposito - Alonso Esposito, a former Boston mobster-turned pastor, reflecting on the spiritual conversion he experienced that has lead him to establish his new ministry. He was in his Memphis home on Monday, June 27th, 2016. (Karen Pulfer Focht for the Boston Globe)

Notorious former mobster resurfaces with tantalizing clue about Gardner heist

A former mobster said one of his associates told him the paintings stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum were buried beneath a home in Florida.

Baker administration raps Healey’s gun crackdown

Governor Charlie Baker’s administration said Attorney General Maura Healey’s crackdown on so-called “copycat” weapons is unclear.

The T’s fiscal control board in February ended weekend late-night service, saying it wasn’t cost-effective.

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Complaint says MBTA violated civil rights by ending late-night service

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

Attorney General Maura Healey.

Healey won’t comply with climate change subpoena

A congressional subpoena is seeking records on her investigation into whether Exxon Mobil misled the public about climate change.

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.


Marathon bombing survivor to publish memoir

Rebekah Gregory has written a memoir, “Taking My Life Back,” to be released in April 2017.

‘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?

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Opinion & Ideas

Michael A. Cohen

// Michelle Obama’s triumph

Mrs. Obama’s speech took on Trump’s vision of the country, embedding the experience of black and female Americans into the nation’s larger story.

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.


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'

// 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

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.