Carman thought boat ‘seaworthy’ before fatal sinking

Boston, MA., 09/27/16, Nathan Carman is brought into the USCG Base Boston after his adventure at sea. Suzanne Kreiter\Globe staff

Suzanne Kreiter\Globe staff

A multistate investigation is underway after a 22-year-old man survived at sea while his mother apparently perished in a fishing disaster.

// Senate votes to override Obama’s 9/11 bill veto

The measure would allow families of the Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for allegedly backing the attackers.

// Burlington football coach on leave for inappropriate behavior

Shawn Maguire was placed on paid leave after allegations of verbal misconduct toward the players.

Girl, 7, runs over her toddler sister while starting family car

The Salem, N.H., 2-year-old was flown to Boston Children’s Hospital with injuries to her leg, chin, and scalp, as well as some bruising, police said.

A bipartisan effort: Block legalization of marijuana

Republicans and Democrats are coming together for a fund-raiser aimed at stopping a ballot question to legalize pot.

Dan Wasserman

// Hillary’s debate bait

She easily hooked Donald, again and again.

Chichester, NH - 2/9/2016 - People stand in a booth while voting in the New Hampshire primary in Chichester, NH, February 9, 2016. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

ground game

N.H. is a different kind of swing state. Here’s why.

There’s a real logic behind upcoming candidate travel plans to New Hampshire.

// 2016 MCAS science scores for 10th graders

How did high school sophomores score on the science portion of the exam?

// Former layman faces sexual abuse charges

The 79-year-old, who later became a Roman Catholic priest, is accused of assaulting a child while he served as a volunteer “altar boy coordinator.”

Courtesy Lyft

Surprise! David Ortiz is your Lyft driver

The Red Sox slugger went undercover to surprise a handful of passengers in Boston.

// How desperate is Rex Ryan to learn the Patriots’ QB plans?

The Bills coach impersonated a reporter during conference call with Julian Edelman to ask him whether he was playing quarterback this week.

// He tried to propose. Then he dropped the ring

In the end, the fan wasn’t charged with an error.

// One last taste of my mother’s cooking

A leftover noodle pudding, eaten sooner than expected. Who knew grief could be this sweet?

// At least one person not happy about Salem’s Satanic temple

Police were called to quell a disturbance at the temple’s headquarters on the day of its grand opening.


// Ben Mezrich ranked among the 25 most influential authors

The Boston-based writer came in at No. 17 on the Hollywood Reporter’s annual ranking.

The moon won’t be visible Friday night due to the first black moon since March 2014.

Don Ryan/AP/file

Black moon rising: a primer on this month’s lunar celebrity

Forget super moons and blood moons, and all the other moons making news. This Friday, the black moon will be upon us.

// Charters haven’t been a drain on traditional schools, watchdog group finds

The study undercuts a central argument raised by teachers unions and other groups opposed to opening more charter schools.

Angela Rubenstein, public school teacher against Question 2.

Education | Magazine

2 teachers, 2 sides of the charter school debate

They’ve taught in both charter and regular public schools, and they know how they’re voting on Question 2 and why.

// Colbert is fixing ‘The Late Show’ on the fly

Stephen Colbert has to imbue the program with the same sense of immediacy that propelled him in his live broadcasts.


// ‘Shameless,’ in five easy steps

The Showtime series returns on Sunday. Here’s the recipe.

// ‘The Blueway’ could break stalemate over high-rises

The New England Aquarium’s proposal could breathe life into Don Chiofaro’s plans to redevelop the Harbor Garage site.

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.