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Harvard Square could lose iconic Out of Town News

The newsstand in the tiny 500-square-foot kiosk is not part of Cambridge’s proposed $4.6 million project to remake the plaza.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/whale150-11802.jpg Pod of killer whales spotted off Cape Cod

A group of friends witnessed a rare event — an apparent pod of killer whales swimming nearby as their boat cut through the Cape Cod waters.

New Bedford-08/25/2016- Tessa Pina poured boiling water on and mopped the blood off the side walk where Mateo Morales, 15 was stabbed to death on this corner in New Bedford, which is Chancery Street at Middle Street.

2 arrested in connection with fatal stabbing of 15-year-old

Wednesday’s stabbing killed a 15-year-old boy and left two other people wounded.

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 25: Second baseman Logan Forsythe #11 of the Tampa Bay Rays catches Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox at second base attempting to stretch a single into a double during the eighth inning of a game on August 25, 2016 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)


Red Sox limp home after second straight loss

They went 7-4 on the long road trip but dropped the last two games to the last-place Rays.


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Andrew Benintendi’s injury is just the latest stroke of misfortune to affect those playing the position.

A sign reading “Well Water” hung on a tree outside a home with a green lawn in Hingham.

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Suburban scofflaws flout law in quest for perfect lawn

While most suburbanites observe water restrictions, some refuse to retire their spinklers.

Meet Patriots linebacker Barkevious Mingo

Where did his name come from? What does he do besides football? Here are some answers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/25/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AFP_FL5HH.jpg Trapped, horrified students recount Kabul campus attack

Mohammed Naser heard the bomb go off and ran to his classroom window, just in time to see the cinder-block garden wall blow apart.

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Brazilian police have charged the Olympic swimmer with filing a false robbery report over an incident at a gas station.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/27/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/15093_KDB_HPV_0001.jpg How did R.I. win acceptance of HPV vaccine?

A school-entry requirement is thought to be only one piece of the puzzle.

Fall River man sentenced for attack on pregnant girlfriend

Mario Ramos recieved 10 to 12 years for home invasion, strangulation, assault and battery, and other charges.

Sister Paula Merrill.

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth via AP

Nun killed in Mississippi came from close Stoneham family

Paula Merrill, 68, was born in Stoneham and developed her affinity to the Catholic Church in Massachusetts.


The truth about Clinton’s health

Dr. Giuliani is right, Hillary Clinton’s health is a crucial issue.

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Senator Tim Kaine tried to paint Donald Trump as a self-interested real estate developer on Thursday’s “The Late Show.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/05/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/1449e92195d24d3aa2e99a32028342b6-1449e92195d24d3aa2e99a32028342b6-0.jpg Elizabeth Warren shrugs at Curt Schilling’s aspirations

The former Red Sox pitcher said he would “like to be one of the people responsible for getting Elizabeth Warren out of politics.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/woman150-376.jpg Rally attendee looked shocked that Trump called Clinton a bigot

Looks like Chris Christie’s wife isn’t the only one to be visibly taken aback by something Donald Trump has said.

Owen Labrie, center, listens to prosecutors with his lawyer J.W. Carney, left, before being sentenced in Merrimack County Superior Court, Thursday Oct. 29, 2015 in Concord, N.H. The graduate of the exclusive St. Paul’s School was sentenced to a year in jail for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old freshman girl as part of a tradition in which upperclassmen competed to rack up sexual conquests. Labrie was allowed to remain free on bail while he appeals his conviction. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, Pool)

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St. Paul’s parents helped fund Owen Labrie’s defense

A prominent parent led an effort that raised over $100,000 to fund a high-powered legal team, documents show.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Chin082516JanitorsSit-In_Met6.jpg MBTA janitors protest impending layoffs

During a sit-in at the governor’s office, they warned that staff cuts would mean unclean train stations.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160607_BH__ErikaSchickel3.jpg 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'

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“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.