Fight over Redstone’s billions apparently settled

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Factions of the Redstone family accepted a deal that will likely end the fight for control of a $40 billion media empire.

Two dead in apparent murder-suicide in Ashby

The adult man and woman were found outside a home Friday afternoon, authorities said.

// Was that Lexus in Kendall Square a self-driving car?

The vehicle spotted Friday -- with a driver -- is thought to belong to the Toyota Research Institute.

// Boston police union challenges body camera program

Boston’s largest police union renewed its fight against body cameras Friday.

// Amtrak threatens to cut Boston rail service

Amtrak and the MBTA are embroiled in a legal dispute over the cost of track maintenance.

// Rockport police arrest Gloucester man in attack on woman

A disabled woman was attacked near the Rockport T station late Wednesday night, police said.

// John J. McGlynn Sr., former longtime Medford mayor, dies at 94

John J. McGlynn Sr., 94, who died Aug. 20, was a five-term mayor of Medford and a longtime public servant.

// Thousands sign petition for judge’s removal after sex assault sentence

The judge sentenced David Becker, 18, to probation after he pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault.

// Portland Press Herald editorial apologizes for LePage

“Dear America: Maine here. Please forgive us – we made a terrible mistake,” the paper said after Governor Paul LePage’s racially charged comments.

24-year-old Salem, N.H., man killed in Sumner Tunnel crash

Dillon Cohen was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, State Police said in a statement.

// Private First Class James Mansfield is coming home — 73 years later

The remains of the Plymouth native, killed in action on a Japanese battlefield during World War II, were discovered last year.

// Trump’s doctor: ‘His health is excellent’

Donald Trump’s physician is standing by his assessment of the GOP nominee’s health, according to NBC News.

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Long journey home, by motorcycle, for Maine Civil War vet

Private Jewett Williams’ ashes were discovered in an Oregon insane asylum.

// University of Chicago rebels against political correctness

The students should not expect to get ‘‘trigger warnings’’ before professors talk about sensitive topics, or ‘‘safe spaces.’’

// Big houses on Vineyard draw filmmaker’s attention

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

// That day Paul Allen started a company at the Out of Town News stand in Harvard Square

The venerable news kiosk sold the magazine that sparked Microsoft co-founder’s inspirational moment. Now it’s threatened with closure.

// Ivy the cat delighted JP residents for 15 years

The orange and white feline certainly knew how to relax.

// David Ortiz’s image carved in to Sterling corn maze

Davis Mega Maze is honoring the retiring Red Sox legend as the theme of this year’s puzzle.

Patriots 19, Panthers 17

// Brady, Garoppolo have a time in Patriots’ victory

Brady, in his first action of the preseason, was 3 for 9 for 76 yards and a TD.

New England Patriots' Tom Brady (12) watches from the sidelines during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

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Jimmy Garoppolo is the ‘priority’ but Tom Brady is still The Man

Brady and Garoppolo split the first-half duties, but Brady led the Patriots to their first-half TD.

// Aly Raisman throws out the first pitch at Fenway

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park before the start of Friday’s game.


// Red Sox defeated by Royals

Steven Wright allowed five runs in the first inning in his first start since Aug. 5.

Things to Do

// The Weekender: Beethoven, Sharon Jones, and the physics of love

Everything fun to do this weekend around Boston.


// 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.

// Students of all abilities take to the waves in adaptive sailing event

The sailing event is hosted by the Department of Conservation and Recreation to allow people of all abilities to enjoy outdoor recreational activities.

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.