Democratic convention

Amid DNC discord, committee offers apology to Sanders

Delegates protesting against the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement held up signs during the first sesssion of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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As his supporters took to the streets in Philadelphia, Sanders urged Democratic National Committee attendees not to protest on the convention floor.


// Four things to watch during Bernie Sanders’ DNC speech

What Bernie Sanders says on Monday night could set the tone for the entire Democratic National Convention.

Michael A. Cohen

// It’s up to Bernie Sanders to fix the Democratic Party

Disunity could create a major political problem for Hillary Clinton, and it is Sanders’ responsibility to fix it.

Live updates

// Protests, disunity mark opening of DNC

Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake gavelled the convention to order after Debbie Wasserman Shultz said she would step down.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// Is Putin trying to pick our president?

It’s difficult to separate fact from fable in this tale of international intrigue; here’s where that line is now.


// Did Legal go off the deep end with Hillary ad?

Legal Sea Foods likes to create edgy ad campaigns and their newest entry, printed in the Globe, is no exception.

// Michael Jordan speaks out on racial unrest

The NBA great also pledged $2 million to two groups to help ease tensions between African-Americans and police officers.

Newton’s Gevvie Stone a medal contender in rowing at Rio

In preparation for Rio, Gevvie, ranked No. 2 in the world, has been busy with 16 workouts per week.

BOSTON, MA - JULY 23: Clay Buchholz #11 of the Boston Red Sox looks on during the seventh inning against the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park on July 23, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Alex Speier

It may be a good idea for Red Sox to keep Clay Buchholz

For all his struggles, the righthander still has some value as the Red Sox align for the homestretch.

15 dead, 45 injured in knife attack outside Tokyo

A knife-wielding man attacked a facility for the disabled and then turned himself in, police said.


// Reflections on Hall of Fame weekend

Saturday in Cooperstown I was allowed to salute the diamond gods at Doubleday Field.

Riders will use shuttle buses on portions of the Red Line for nine weekends this fall as the MBTA replaces outdoor sections of the third rail to make the tracks tough enough to withstand the New England winter.

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Red Line riders to see nine weekends of disruptions

Shuttle buses will replace portions of the Red Line for nine weekends this fall as the MBTA replaces sections of track to better withstand the winter.

// Turkey cracks down on journalists

The government issued warrants for 42 journalists and revoked the credentials of others, as a postcoup purge widened.


// Time for a Beer Summit

It’s time that Charlie Baker, MBTA head Brian Shortsleeve and Carmen’s Union president Jimmy O’Brien popped a few cold ones and just talked.

7/25/16 - Boston, MA - Berkeley Community Garden - Robert Buckley, cq, watered and weeded his plot in the Berkeley Community Garden in Boston's South End on Monday morning, July 25, 2016 before reporting to work at Niemitz Design Group, where he helps design restaurants. Photo by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Dina Rudick/Globe staff

Hot, hot, hot, and it won’t cool down anytime soon

Boston sizzled Monday as the heat moved into its fifth straight day, though severe storms could arrive later.

By agreeing to buy Yahoo’s Internet business, Verizon is tooling up for a future in which owning a vast broadband data network is not enough.

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Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

Why Verizon wants Yahoo

Owning a vast broadband data network is not enough. Verizon needs, above all, to capture some of the advertising over its networks.

// Dog chews off own foot after owner leaves him tethered

The two-year-old German shepherd will be put up for adoption after he undergoes surgery.

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.

Opinion & Ideas


// If there’s a ‘Hillary standard,’ Clinton has earned it

Hillary Clinton has to honestly admit her honesty problem.

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.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

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.

Nation & World

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German police investigated the site in Ansbach, Germany, where a failed asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 15 people.

ISIS claims responsibility for attack outside German concert

A Syrian man recorded himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State before blowing himself up on Sunday, wounding 15 people.