Democratic convention

Sanders gives vocal support to Clinton

Former Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders thrusts his fist in the air as he arrives to speak during the first session at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Mike Segar/REUTERS

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren were among the notable figures who spoke in favor of Hillary Clinton on the opening night of the Democratic convention.

Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Mass. politicians featured during first day of Democratic convention

The day provided a reality check on the idea that Elizabeth Warren is the only Massachusetts politician of national significance.

epa05441110 US Senator from Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren speaks on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 25 July 2016. The four-day convention is expected to end with Hillary Clinton formally accepting the nomination of the Democratic Party as their presidential candidate in the 2016 election. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Warren says Trump offers no answers to problems

Donald Trump has never “lifted a finger to help working people,” Elizabeth Warren said Monday night.


// Warren’s future lies in Clinton’s defeat

Make no mistake: this is Warren’s party. Clinton just wants to rent it for the next eight years.

// Amid DNC discord, committee offers apology to Sanders

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

Wasserman live-sketches the DNC in Philadelphia

Follow Boston Globe editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman as he live-sketches the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.


// 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.

// A sparkling new era for time-tested Polar

How Polar Seltzer became an overnight success, 134 years after it first began bottling.

// 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.


// Settling issues at MBTA calls for a beer summit

It’s time that Charlie Baker, MBTA head Brian Shortsleeve, and union president Jimmy O’Brien popped open a few cold ones.

// ‘My name is Marty Walsh, and I’m an alcoholic’

The Boston mayor said Monday at the Democratic convention that he was given a second chance by the labor movement.

First lady Michelle Obama spoke on the first day of the Democratic National Convention Monday in Philadelphia.


After disputes, Michelle Obama electrifies DNC

First lady Michelle Obama took numerous swipes at Donald Trump, all without mentioning his name.

Smoke problem on Orange Line train sparks panic

A wild panic ensued when an Orange Line train was evacuated Monday after it experienced brake issues, authorities and riders said.

Boston lawmakers, Walsh spar over liquor licenses

The mayor wants the state to grant Boston the power to distribute its own liquor licenses.

Proposed city ID aims for inclusion

The idea is an identification card for all city residents distributed regardless of immigration status, homeless status, or gender identity.

“The optimism that we had [about contract talks] . . . has vanished,’’ said Richard Stutman (above), president of the Boston Teachers Union.

Talks between city, teachers union hit obstacles

“The optimism that we had . . . has vanished,’’ the head of the city’s teachers union said.


// Reflections on Hall of Fame weekend

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

// Knife attack outside Tokyo leaves at least 19 dead at facility for disabled

A former worker attacked the facility and then turned himself in, police said.

Third man arrested in shooting of teen near Dorchester school

Jaden Waiters, 20, is expected to be arraigned Tuesday in Dorchester District Court.

Sponsored by Rockland Trust

Don’t just set and forget your employees’ retirement plans

Most employers assume that once a retirement plan is in place, their job is done. But by keeping it top-of-mind and up-to-date, you can save your business from potential legal hassles.

This content was produced by Boston Globe Media in collaboration with the advertiser. The news and editorial departments of The Boston Globe had no role in its production or display.

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.