Libertarian candidates make their case to Boston crowd

August 27, 2016 2016 Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson (R) and VP candidate (and former Mass. Gov.) William

Former governor William Weld was critical of both major parties but focused his most stinging barbs on Donald Trump.

// The New Economy takes on Beacon Hill

Tech players that typically rule Kendall Square have been flexing their muscles at the State House in recent months.

Boston Police investigate the scene of a shooting at 58 Westville St. in Dorchester early Saturday, August 27, 2015. According to scanner traffic, CPR was in progress on the victim. (Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe)

Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe

Two men are killed, two are injured in Boston shootings

Four separate shootings overnight in Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, and Mattapan left two men dead and two others hospitalized.

// Trump’s doctor stands by hastily written letter about candidate’s health

Donald Trump’s physician wrote a letter about his health in five minutes while a limousine waited.

Man arrested on gun, drug charges in South End

The 25-year-old man was arrested after police found cocaine, marijuana, and a gun with a scratched off serial number.

Lanes reopen on Mass Pike after truck fire causes backup

A truck fire near Charlton caused severe delays that lasted for several hours on westbound Interstate 90.

A home in Chilmark, on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Filmmaker focuses on Vineyard’s big ‘starter castles’

Thomas Bena wants to curb the size of new construction and preserve the pastoral quality of Martha’s Vineyard.

// Man is charged in Hingham cafe crash that injured three

Two people in a Hingham cafe were seriously injured when a truck smashed through the front window Friday evening.

08/27/2016 NEEDHAM, MA Aly Raisman (cq) arrives on a fire truck for a rally honoring the Olympic champion gymnast in the Town Common of her hometown, Needham. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Aly Raisman gets a hometown hero’s welcome

Needham residents gathered Saturday morning to celebrate the Olympic gymnast’s three medals -- one gold, two silver -- from Rio.

The young sports fans of Boston have seen nine Duck Boat parades already.


Off to college, but taking the home teams with them

In the Class of 2020 are the sons and daughters of Boston’s High Renaissance of sports.

CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 26: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks at the playbook during their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on August 26, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)


What challenges await Patriots in first four games?

As the preseason winds down and cuts loom, it’s time to scout the opposition during Tom Brady’s suspension.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick answers questions at a news conference after an NFL preseason football game against the Green Bay Packers Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Green Bay won the game 21-10. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Colin Kaepernick explains why he didn’t stand for national anthem

The 49ers quarterback remained seated during the pregame ceremony before the 49ers played the Packers Friday.

Jul 29, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Dwayne Wade addresses the media during a press conference at Advocate Center. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

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Cousin to Dwyane Wade is killed, Donald Trump weighs in

NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin was shot and killed Friday in Chicago while pushing her baby in a stroller.

// Trump’s career started amid accusations of discrimination

The New York Times uncovered a long history of racial bias at the Trump family’s properties, in New York and beyond.

Boston-08/27/2016- The annual Caribbean Carnival Parade was held in Dorchester as costumed marchers assembled on Martin Luther King Blvd. The parade with hundreds of marchers and dozens of floats ended at Franklin Park. Myeira Joseph with the Socha Holics group just put on her bandana. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(metro)

A day of colors, energy, and revelry

Boston’s Caribbean carnival began with an early-morning parade and continued during the day in Dorchester.

// A tour of New England’s coastal wineries

Coastal New England’s climate and soil can produce outstanding grapes, yielding wines with complex flavor and a terroir all their own.

Clockwise from top: Count Rumford Museum, the birthplace of scientist and inventor Benjamin Thompson; City Hall; Woburn Public Library; Bridget Finn,7, of Billerica climbs at Boston Rock Gym; Lisa Grande of Medford takes a break with dog Ava at Horn Pond.

location, location, location

What’s it like to live in Woburn?

Dorothy Capone and her husband raised three daughters in Woburn, and they graduated from the city’s public schools and “got a good education” there.


// The issue of crime in 16 cases

This special edition of Ideas explores crime through the eyes of first responders, criminals, and victims living with the legacy of trauma.

Globe Magazine

‘When you find my body’: The last days of Gerry Largay

Lost for at least 19 days in the Maine wilderness, the 66-year-old hiker died as she had lived: with courage and with grace.

Opinion & Ideas

// The issue of crime

This special edition of Ideas explores crime through the eyes of first responders, criminals, and victims living with the legacy of trauma.

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

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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.