Arnold Palmer slipped into his green jacket with help from Jack Nicklaus after winning the 1964 Masters.

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Giant of golf Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Palmer rose from a blue-collar background to become part of the sport’s royalty.

Adrian Walker

// Tangled up in blue

Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans drew the wrath of his department’s largest union last week.

// Weymouth woman shot by police, charged with assault

The shooting was not fatal, according to police.

// Protest goes peacefully outside Panthers game

Protesters were at the game between the Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings in Charlotte, but the contest occurred without interruption.

// Boston corpse flower could bloom any day now

An amorphophallus titanum, better known as a corpse flower, is set to bloom at Franklin Park Zoo.

// Motive in Washington mall shooting remains unclear

Arcan Cetin, 20, of Oak Harbor, Wash., is accused of gunning down five people Friday in a mall north of Seattle.

Firefighters battled the fire at 140 Meridian St. where three adults and one child died during an early morning fire on Sunday.

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Three adults and one child die in Greenfield fire

Officials are investigating the cause of the fire at a single-family home in the western Massachusetts town of Greenfield.


// Red Sox tie strikeout record, extend unbeaten streak to 11 in win over Rays

The Sox struck out 21 in nine innings, tying a major league record.

//[1].jpg Pedroia scores winning run with an awkward two-step

The second baseman clinched the three-game sweep with some fancy footwork.

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// Somber Red Sox players mourn loss of Marlins’ Jose Fernandez

David Ortiz said words could not describe the pain.

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// Kevin Harvick seizes victory in Chase race at NHMS

The 2014 Sprint Cup champion was among nine Chase drivers who finished among the Top 10 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.


// Two quarterbacks, two injuries, and a Patriots waiting game

Bill Belichick is tight-lipped about the status of Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett for Week 4.

Advocates, Baker clash on nursing home hikes

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

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Some nursing home workers were counting on a new state law that was aimed at boosting their wages.

// For Maine restaurateur, a gun debate turns nasty

Online ratings for Grace and the Foreside Tavern plummeted after an anti-assault rifle post to Facebook.

Hostra University students played the roles of the candidates and moderator during a rehearsal for the first US presidential debate at Hofstra University.

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Clinton and Trump manage expectations ahead of Monday night debate

The candidates sent their key aides forth on Sunday to frame how the highly-anticipated first debate could unfold.

// A reading list for the first presidential debate

Essential stories from the Boston Globe on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ahead of the first presidential debate of 2016.

Man killed during police-involved shooting in Claremont, N.H.

Authorities identified the man killed as Cody Lafont of Claremont, but they released few other details.

// Seven people stabbed in Boston’s Theater District

No arrests had been made as of Sunday evening, and no information on a suspect or suspects was available, a police spokesman said.

Halima Benmansour helped a visitor try on a hijab during the festival in Malden.

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Muslim Festival celebrates faith, sparks dialogue

Organizers sought to honor diverse cultures and make sure other people knew what their religion is truly about.

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

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South Africa motorbike racing

Not far from the refurbished F1 race track of Kyalami in Johannesburg is a small, virtually dirt race track that attracts only the brave.


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Fluffernutters sandwiches at the Annual Fluff Festival.

What the Fluff is up in Union Square?

The Somerville district celebrated a part of its past Saturday: the 1917 creation of that famous sticky, whiter-than-white, creamed marshmallow spread.