Charlotte police release shooting footage

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Charlotte police have released body and dashboard camera footage of the fatal shooting of black man.

// New museum on African-American history opens

The museum, which opens today on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is a faceted look at the black experience.

// Don’t try this play on Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler

The key difference was that in the Super Bowl, he’d come down with the ball, not just batted it away.


// Why Deflategate is really the Patriots’ friend

Feel the fire. Embrace the hate. Bill Belichick has emerged as the big winner.


// This is the scenario Tom Brady has always feared

Brady or Jimmy Garoppolo? It’s a good problem for the Patriots to have, but it’s one that won’t be sorted out easily.

// Police hunt man who killed 5 at Wash. state mall

A gunman opened fire in the makeup department of a Macy’s store at a mall north of Seattle, killing four females and one man.


All the single ladies are buying homes

Of all the singles buying homes in Boston, women accounted for 70 percent of purchases.

Mike Katz (right), who impersonates Fluff inventor Archibald Query, gets in some marshmallowy jousting at last year’s FluffFest in Somerville’s Union Square.

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Celebrating Fluff in Somerville’s Union Square

In 1917, Archibald Query invented sticky, whiter-than-white creamed marshmallow Fluff at his home near Union Square, and now there’s a festival to celebrate it.

// Warmer waters might prevent baby lobsters from surviving

Scientists conducting research in Maine said the discovery could mean bad news for the future of one of America’s most beloved seafood treats.

// What Boston’s most fashionable will be wearing this fall

Boston tastemakers weigh in on the season’s biggest fashion trends.

Why it’s awesome to travel alone

When I started traveling solo, I was afraid. Now I love the freedom of being on my own.

BC 42, WAGNER 10

// BC football wins home opener over Wagner

Jon Hilliman rushed for 83 yards and two touchdowns.

Christine McSherry greeted her 20-year-old son, Jett, at his Bridgewater State University dorm.

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For one mother, a bittersweet victory as a long-sought drug is finally approved

A look at the personal toll one family suffered on the way to a pharmaceutical success.

// In Braintree evidence scandal, unheeded warnings

Despite growing concerns about Susan Zopatti’s behavior, the chief left her in charge of the evidence room.

Yvonne Abraham

// A bit of friendly advice for Clinton before the debate

Advice for Hillary Clinton is simple: Be perfect. All she has to do is everything right.

Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke to campaign volunteers in Manchester, N.H., on Saturday.

Elizabeth Warren rallies in N.H. for Clinton and Hassan

“What this election is about is it’s about the health of our families,” Senator Elizabeth Warren told volunteers in Nashua, N.H.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop at the Frontline Outreach Center in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

New York Times endorses Clinton notably early in fall campaign

Earlier endorsements by the newspaper in recent presidential campaigns came in mid- to late October.

Boston Ma 09242016 Jose Reina (cq) was part of meeting of Janitors from the greater Boston area who voted yes , to authorize their bargaining committee to call for a strike if they can't agree on a deal by September 30th. Globe/Staff Photographer Jonathan Wiggs

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Janitors vote to authorize strike if no deal is reached

A strike would affect 13,000 janitors, most of whom are immigrants, who clean about 2,000 office buildings in the Boston area.

Man, 21, killed in motorcycle crash in Worcester

The victim, who was not identified, died after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck Friday night, police said.

Newton motorcyclist in critical condition after Waltham crash

A Newton man seriously injured in a motorcycle crash in Waltham was flown by helicopter to a Boston-area hospital.

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.