LePage insists he’s not resigning, won’t speak to the press

Paul LePage, the combative governor of Maine, had hinted that he might step down, but is doubling down on his comments yesterday that he will not resign.

Opinion | Michael J. Socolow

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No wonder Stephen King sets so many of his horror stories in Maine. This place can drive you insane.

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The vice president of Brazil will take over after the Senate voted 61 to 20 to remove Rousseff for breaking fiscal laws.

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Protesters removed after chaining themselves to Cambridge City Hall

The demonstrators, who were protesting the lack of affordable housing, chained themselves to the front entrance of Cambridge City Hall.

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Kristen LaBrie’s admission ends a years-long legal saga in which she was fighting charges in the case for a second time.

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Hillary Clinton issued sharp words for rival Donald Trump in an address before the American Legion convention.

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Donald Trump is heading to Mexico hours before he is set to deliver a major address in Arizona.

Biogen data supports Alzheimer’s research

Findings backed up a report showing an experimental compound slowed mental decline in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Trustees are collectively donating $1.3 million to the school, and Hampshire is leaving 15 positions unfilled.

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JetBlue Flight 387 opened a new era of travel when it lifted off from Fort Lauderdale.

The Local Fare owners (from left) Michelle Wax of Kitchen Millie, Caroline Huffstetler of Nutty Life, and Rita Ng of Boston Bonbon.

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Food entrepreneurs join forces, and a new business is born

Local Fare in Arlington is both a production facility and a store where everything is made by hand in the area.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/brooks-fallon1-1490.JPG ‘He was such a wonderful part of my life,’ Mel Brooks says of Gene Wilder

The filmmaker recalled fond memories of his late friend while appearing on “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.”

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He faces a slew of challenges: cold water temperatures, 12 to 16 hours of strenuous motion, possible jellyfish stings.

Alex Speier

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Rosters can expand to 40 players on Sept. 1, and Moncada could be an answer for the team’s struggles at third.

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“I didn’t wear all this gear so people could be offended by how others exercise their rights,” wrote a former sailor.

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The dynamics of Garoppolo’s relationship with Tom Brady

The third-year quarterback discussed his relationship with the future Hall of Famer in a radio appearance.

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The movie is written and directed by Harvard grad Damien Chazelle.

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Africa’s savanna elephant population plummeted by about 30 percent from 2007 to 2014 and is declining at about 8 percent a year.

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Here’s what you need to know about civil rights investigations from US Attorney Carmen Ortiz’s unit.

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The nationalist group calls itself an opponent of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Pete Frates marks ALS Awareness Month with fund-raiser

Joined by friends, family, and quite a few others, the former Boston College baseball player held a fund-raising reception in the Seaport.

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There’s a new giant panda in Madrid, and it’s the first female in the history of the Spanish capital’s zoo.

Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

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Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

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

A woman looks on while riding the tramway as Turkey’s flag is reflected in the window in Taksim square in Istanbul on July 22, following the failed military coup attempt of July 15.

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The Big Picture

Reflection (Defined)

One in an occasional series exploring the definitions of words via photography.