GOP has been taken over by ‘radical fringe,’ Clinton says

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.


Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump has ‘‘built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia,’’ which is ‘‘taking hate groups mainstream.’’

// Trump says Clinton ‘trying to smear’ his supporters

Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton’s speech, which tries to link him with hate, is aimed at distracting from questions about her foundation and e-mails.

Khizr Khan, father of fallen US Army Capt. Humayun S. M. Khan spoke at the Democratic National Convention last month as his wife looked on.

LePage says Khizr Khan is a ‘con artist’

Maine Governor Paul LePage says the father of a deceased Muslim captain in the US Army is a “con artist” for criticizing Donald Trump.


// Red Sox limp home after second straight loss

They went 7-4 on the long road trip but dropped the last two games to the last-place Rays.

108 Stitches: The Podcast

// The making of Mookie Betts

Alex Speier is joined by Chad Finn and Terry Shumpert, Mookie Betts’ uncle, to discuss the Red Sox outfielder’s rise to stardom.

Cleveland Browns' Barkevious Mingo grabs a ball in special teams drills during practice at the NFL football team's veteran minicamp, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Dermer)


Patriots acquire linebacker Barkevious Mingo from Browns

The Patriots gave up a draft pick for the LSU product, who was selected sixth overall in the 2013 draft.


// New Kids to appear on ‘Fuller House’

At least four of the band members will make a cameo appearance during the second season of the Netflix show.

Katy Perry’s support for Leslie Jones takes term ‘misogynoir’ mainstream

Black feminist scholar Moya Bailey coined the term to “describe the particular brand of hatred directed at Black women.”


// Tips for surviving in today’s bidding wars

When your reasonable offer on a home is rejected, it’s enough to make you cry — and you’re not alone.

Love Letters

// He checked her out

My problem is that I thought I saw him check her out the other day and I’m not sure if I should address it ... or whether he’s just being a man?

Miss Conduct

// Advice: Our sweet guest doesn’t know she wasn’t invited. Now what?

Plus, settling the question of whether you can eat when not everyone has been served.

// Woman sought in connection to June slaying in E. Boston

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman in connection with the killing of an 18-year-old whose body was found in a garage.

Man convicted in brutal 2013 attack on Brockton woman

Brian Vines could face a mandatory life sentence if convicted as a habitual offender.

Boston’s licensing board on Thursday unanimously voted to approve a license for a proposed Starbucks at 749 East Broadway (at right) in South Boston.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff/File

Starbucks wins Southie fight

Starbucks fans in Southie, take heart: Your favorite coffee chain will be able to set up shop on East Broadway after all.

Child pulled from Chelmsford swimming pool

The boy was taken by helicopter to a Boston hospital.

Visitors watched the sun rise from atop Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park.

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Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the US.

// Entire state now affected by dry conditions

The portion of the state suffering from an extreme drought remained at just under 17 percent and the severe drought expanded from 64 to 72 percent.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Faced with a drought, why not charge more for water?

In greater Boston, water use was actually higher this July than it’s been in over a decade.

Artist, Paul Ramirez Jonas'

Courtesy of the Artist

Public art project to explore the nature of trust

Artist Paul Ramírez Jonas wants you to keep your promises.

Pedestrian killed in South End hit-and-run

The man was pronounced dead at a local hospital after being struck near 85 East Newton Street.

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

Massimo Percossi/EPA

Deadly earthquake hits Italy

Rescue crews were using whatever they could to locate survivors from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that reduced three Italian towns to rubble.