Prep school finds five cases of sexual misconduct

An investigation at Phillips Academy in Andover identified three former teachers who allegedly harmed students in the 1970s and 1980s.

Hillary Clinton arrived for a private fund-raiser Tuesday at a Sagaponack, N.Y., home.


With two controversies at once, Clinton’s flaws are exposed

Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server and her relationship with the Clinton Foundation are putting her under a spotlight.

// Trump says he will meet with Mexico’s president on Wednesday

Donald Trump said he’s accepted invitation to visit Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, and looks “very much forward to meeting him.”

Paul LePage, Maine’s embattled governor, hinted Tuesday that he might resign — only to change course house later.

Paul LePage says reports of his troubles ‘greatly exaggerated’

Maine’s embattled governor hinted at resigning Tuesday during a radio interview, but quickly reversed course.


// Donald Trump tries to escape a narrow corner

These days, Trump resembles a classic character from old cartoons: The man who has painted himself into a political corner.

// Plus-size ambitions for James Rhee and the Ashley Stewart brand

What does a Korean-American father of two have to do with a fashion label that’s popular with black women? Everything.

// Groveland teen charged with threat against high school

The arrest came hours before most Pentucket Regional High School students returned from summer break.

18-year-old man stabbed in the neck with golf club in Wakefield

A man suffered life-threatening injuries Tuesday after he was stabbed in the neck with a golf club shaft at Breakheart Reservation.

//[2]-11945.jpg ‘I don’t want anyone else to be alone,’ Owen Labrie’s victim says

“I want other people to feel. . . strong enough to say ‘I have the right to my body. I have the right to say no,’” Chessy Prout said.

Starting this weekend, Tom Brady must break off contact with the Patriots for four weeks.

Here’s what Tom Brady said about his suspension

Even for a player like Brady, who has seemingly smiled or smirked through it all, these are uncharted waters.

“Operation Helping Hands,” made up of two officers and a crisis clinician, is the only Boston Police unit of its kind.

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Officers act as ‘guardians’ on the city’s streets

A newly created police unit in Mattapan seeks out Boston’s most vulnerable citizens. The mission: to help, not to arrest.

// This anaconda don’t want none (of its skin)

Does the snake skin found in Westbrook, Maine, belong to the legendary “Wessie”?

// People stock up, board up as hurricane hurtles toward Hawaii

Residents of Hawaii Island were awaiting the first hurricane to make landfall in the state in decades.


// Chris Brown arrested after police searched his LA home

Baylee Curran said that the singer pointed a gun at her face in his home, while Brown said in video posts on Instagram that he’s innocent.

// White Lives Matter declared a hate group

The nationalist group calls itself an opponent of the Black Lives Matter movement.

// Great white shark gets chummy with boaters

The predator swam right up to a boat off Provincetown and the encounter was captured on video.

08/30/16: Boston, MA: Red Sox relief pitcher Clay Buchholz is picturd as the Rays Evan Longoria heads for home after he took him deep for a top of the eight innign solo home run that put Tampa Bay ahead 4-3. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Tampa Bay Rays in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Red Sox

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Rays 4, Red Sox 3

Rays get to Clay Buchholz, Red Sox

The Red Sox had a 3-1 lead going into the seventh before Tampa Bay rallied behind two home runs.

// Your guide to move-in week in Boston

From parking restrictions to “Allston Christmas,” here are some tips to help you get into the city and settled in your new place.

// So it begins: Overheight truck runs into Storrow Drive overpass

A state trooper didn’t know whether the truck was driven by a student. But police decided to issue a warning to students, anyway.

The horiatiki salata at Kava.

Dining Out

Kava makes the South End feel like a Greek isle

The restaurant focuses on great ingredients, minimally prepared and unassumingly presented.

Opinion & Ideas


// Campaigns so long they make children cry

In no other nation on earth do candidates for national leadership devote as much time to running for office. Why do we do this to ourselves?

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

A woman looks on while riding the tramway as Turkey’s flag is reflected in the window in Taksim square in Istanbul on July 22, following the failed military coup attempt of July 15.

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The Big Picture

Reflection (Defined)

One in an occasional series exploring the definitions of words via photography.