Democratic convention

‘I’m an alcoholic,’ Walsh says in DNC speech

Marty Walsh, Mayor of Boston, gestures during Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 25, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEBSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh invoked his battle with alcohol in a speach at the Philadelphia convention.

// 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.


// 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.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., checks out the podium before the start of the first day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Bernie Sanders to speak at Democratic convention

Bernie Sanders’ remarks are expected to be a highlight of the convention.


// 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.

Bubbles in their blood!

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

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.

Emily Olmstead with her bike.


Pan-Mass rider gets her stolen bike back

Emily Olmstead got help from the Everett Police after seeing her missing wheels for sale on Craigslist.

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.

// 15 dead, dozens injured in knife attack outside Tokyo

A knife-wielding man attacked a facility for the disabled where he used to work 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.


// Time for a Beer Summit

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

Camp Vibrant camper Armani cooled off in the Christian Science Center fountain.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Massachusetts sizzles, and it won’t cool down anytime soon

With temperatures in the 90s again on Monday, Boston marked one of its hottest stretches of weather on record.

// One year in, Plainridge casino seen as modest success

Full-scale casinos slated to open in Everett, Taunton, and Springfield will offer stiff competition.

06/10/2016 CAMBRIDGE, MA Olympic rower Gevvie Stone (cq) trains on the Charles River during an early morning practice. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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.

// Underserved in transit, Mattapan wants a lift

Transportation options for area residents to some of the city’s employment centers are few or take too much time.

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.

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.