Family of murdered teen fights to keep her history private

University of New Hampshire student Elizabeth “Lizzi” Marriott was killed in 2012.

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The N.H. high court says the man convicted in Lizzi Marriott’s death can discuss her sexual history in his appeal. Her family is fighting back.

// Former Boston Marathoner dies while saving her son

It started with a splash and a scream, and then another splash.

// Huma Abedin separating from Anthony Weiner after latest scandal

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin announced Monday that she’s separating from husband Anthony Weiner.

A manatee has been spotted in different parts of Cape Cod. One of the latest sightings was in Chatham.

Bill Pouliot

Strange visitor from the South is spotted off Cape Cod

No, that’s not a mermaid in the water.

Malden axes school bus service, angering parents

Yellow school buses, as much a staple of elementary school as backpacks and lunch boxes, will roll no more in Malden.

Shark spotted catching a meal near Provincetown

Nature — it can be gruesome.

// The state budget crisis that never goes away

Why does Mass. constantly lurch from one budget emergency to another? The answers — more than one — are complicated.

ground game

// Clinton-Trump matchup is a zombie apocalypse

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will never die, and they will keep making people uncomfortable.


// Mylan to launch generic version of EpiPen, at half the cost

The drug maker, under fire from the public and Congress over EpiPen’s high price, plans to release a generic version.

// Taking a ‘whole person’ approach to helping at-risk students

For 20 years, Summer Search Boston has aimed to provide mentoring to students through high school and beyond.

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This month likely the hottest Aug. recorded in Boston

The average daily temperature here was 76.6 degrees through Sunday.

// Map: Where the bedbugs are in Boston

Thinking of picking up some furniture off the street in Allston? This map of bedbug reports citywide might convince you to think again.


// The students are coming! The students are coming!

Some schools already have welcomed their charges; others will in the coming days. Here’s your guide to who’s moving in, and when.

// Bryan Stork sent back to Patriots

The third-year center, whom the Patriots traded to the Redskins last week, failed his physical, according to a report.

// Patriots release defensive lineman Terrance Knighton

The tackle known as “Pot Roast” signed as a free agent in March but did not play well in the preseason.

Adrian Walker

// Meet New England’s George Wallace: Paul LePage

If you think any of his behavior suggests the Maine governor is a racist, you’d better be prepared for serious blowback.

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How do you tell your kids about your not-so-savory past?

As a parent, we owe our children more and more transparency as they get older.

MTV Video Music Awards

// Even Michael Phelps loved Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Ryan Lochte’ act

Fallon’s impersonation of the controversial swimmer was one of the Olympic highlights to mark MTV’s awards show.

// JWoww, Snooki from ‘Jersey Shore’ reunite

The TV pals showed up on the red carpet before the MTV Video Music Awards.

// Complete list of winners at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards

Beyoncé won eight awards, including video of the year.

// ‘I am SO not wearing that!’

The battle cry heard around the tween world. It’s that time of year again, the dreaded back-to-school clothes shopping.

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.

Globe investigations

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 who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

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

Westborough State Hospital, formerly known as the Westborough Insane Hospital.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

Spotlight | The desperate and the dead

Ghosts from a failed system

Westborough State Hospital was built in the 1800s on hope and compassion. But with little scientific knowledge of mental illness, institutions like these became wretched warehouses.