Your reading list for the first debate

The candidates aren’t the only ones who should be prepping for one of the most highly anticipated presidential debates in modern history.

Dan Wasserman

The recipe for success in tonight’s debate

Editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman takes a look at the first presidential debate.

Live updates

// Follow the first presidential debate

Globe reporters are providing live updates from the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

// Some people are betting on tonight’s debate — literally

Will Donald Trump say “Crooked Hillary”? The odds are that he will.

// Probe finds discrimination at Boston Latin

US Attorney Carmen Ortiz said that a civil rights probe confirmed reports of discrimination first raised by students.

// Boston Latin, Clap schools lose top standing

The schools did not meet the 95 percent participation threshold required for maintaining Level 1 standing.


// Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt reportedly had a prenup

The prenup reportedly pretty much spelled out everything — at least when it comes to money and real estate.

// 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.

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.

// 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.


// 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.

// This is classic Rex Ryan

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

// David Ortiz hits the big screen at the GlobeDocs Film Festival

The beloved Red Sox slugger is the subject of not one but several documentaries at the film fest.

Boston, MA 12/22/2015 – Commuters wait for a Red Line train at the Park Street T Station in Boston, MA December 22, 2015. (Globe staff photo / Craig F. Walker) MBTA


Hey, MBTA: take this hint on overnight service

Give the advocacy group TransitMatters credit for keeping this alive an issue that matters to service workers.


Customized cancer treatment moves closer to FDA approval

The biotech company Kite Pharma’s novel immunotherapy led to complete remissions for about one-third of patients with a severe form of blood cancer.


When living history dies

They say old soliders never die, but try telling that to DelBrook Binns. The Greatest Generation is dying off, day after day.

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

Man searched in vain for mother after boat sank

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

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.

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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

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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.