Probe finds discrimination, civil rights violation at Boston Latin

US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz called for sweeping reforms at Boston Latin School, after substantiating a pattern of racist-based harassment and discrimination.

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US Attorney Carmen Ortiz said that a sweeping civil rights probe she commissioned in March confirmed reports of discrimination first raised by students.

// Boston Latin, Clap schools lose top standing after 15 students opt out of test

By students opting out of the test, the mayor said the schools did not meet the 95 percent participation threshold required for maintaining Level 1 standing.

// The waterfront restaurant Boston hoped for might not happen

The longstanding proposal to open a restaurant at the tip of Boston’s Long Wharf was dealt a possibly decisive setback.

// Wife of man killed by FBI during Marathon investigation charged with lying

The wife of Ibraghim Todashev has been accused of making a false statement to the FBI.

// Advocates urge MBTA to run overnight bus routes in Boston area

The group Transit Matters is proposing an estimated $3.5 million plan to run overnight buses every hour and fifteen minutes.

// This is classic Rex Ryan

The Bills coach brought up the Patriots quarterback situation unprompted in a news conference Sunday.


// Two Patriots on season finale of HBO’s ‘Ballers’

Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola will appear on an episode that looks at the complicated lives of pro football players.

Boston, Ma-Sept. 15, 2016-Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld- Christian Elias, 44, the Green Monster scoreboard operator at work during a Yankees Red Sox game at Fenway Park.

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The inside stories of Fenway’s Wall

Christian Elias, the scoreboard operator who is retiring after 25 years, knows what Manny was doing in there, among other things.

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 21: Brad Marchand #63 of Team Canada skates with the puck against Team Europe during the World Cup of Hockey tournament at the Air Canada Centre on September 21, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)


Marchand gets security, Bruins get a friendly cap hit

The left wing could have waited for a bigger payday in free agency, but both sides won in this deal.


// Nobel Prize belonging to former MIT professor to be auctioned

John Nash inspired the film “A Beautiful Mind,” in which he was portrayed by Russell Crowe.


// What was Metallica shredder Kirk Hammett doing in Salem?

It has nothing to do with Satan.

Love Letters

// He plays Pokémon Go to excess

He has the app open while he’s driving, and will put the phone in his lap and repeatedly look down at it.

Mitchell Chester, Commissioner of Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Two Boston schools join the ranks of underperforming

The state’s education commissioner declared two high schools in Boston and an elementary school in Fall River “underperforming” Monday.

Appalachian Mountain Club sells Beacon Hill HQ for $15 million

A group of real estate investors and developers intend to convert the buildings on Joy Street back to residential use.

// How Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump could win the first debate

For either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton to come away the clear winner, something pretty extraordinary needs to happen.

// Is this the Super Bowl or a presidential debate?

The first presidential debate tonight may very well live up to the hype, even for a nation hooked on reality television.

The 32-foot aluminum boat shown above sank about 100 miles off New York.

U.S. Coast Guard

Man searched in vain for mother after boat sank, Coast Guard says

The Coast Guard also said there was no record of a mayday radio call to ask for help as the boat was sinking.

// Nine people wounded in Houston shooting

The alleged gunman, who was fatally shot by police, has been identified as a lawyer who had issues with his law firm.

Super PAC created by group backing millionaires’ tax

The political action committee will be able to raise and spend unlimited cash from labor unions and other people and groups.

Sponsored by Cross Insurance

It’s official: New England energy is cleaner and greener

New England is one of the greenest areas of the country, leading the way to alternative energy sources. Here’s how each state is putting its natural advantages to work.

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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

Kim Ludbrook/EPA

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.