Black Republicans aren’t warming to Trump’s message

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is trying to widen his appeal — in language as incendiary as the rest of his campaign.

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Donald Trump has begun to make a pitch to African-American voters, but his approach has not been warmly received.

Man charged with threatening police, stockpiling weapons

The 40-year-old Holliston man allegedly threatened to bomb a police station and “kill as many homeland security officers as he can.”

Malden axes school bus service, angering parents

Yellow school buses, as much a staple of elementary school as backpacks and lunch boxes, will roll no more in Malden.

// Former Boston Marathoner dies while saving her son

It started with a splash and a scream, and then another splash.

// Huma Abedin separating from Anthony Weiner after latest scandal

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin announced Monday that she’s separating from husband Anthony Weiner.

// Family of murdered teen fights to keep her history private

The N.H. high court says the man convicted in Lizzi Marriott’s death can discuss her sexual history in his appeal. Her family is fighting back.

// Owen Labrie’s victim expected to appear on ‘Today’ show

The victim in the St. Paul School’s sexual assault case will speak out publicly for the first time Tuesday morning.

Uber driver held without bail for allegedly exposing himself

A Malden man was ordered held without bail Monday after allegedly exposing himself to girls in the Everett area.

Shark spotted catching a meal near Provincetown

Two beaches in Truro were temporarily closed Monday morning after two great white sharks were sighted.

Passengers and cars moved headed toward Los Angeles International Airport’s terminals after the all-clear was issued.

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LAX panic came after police detained man dressed as Zorro

False reports of an active shooter quickly spread after police with guns drawn detained a masked man dressed in black and possibly carrying a sword.

A manatee has been spotted in different parts of Cape Cod. One of the latest sightings was in Chatham.

Bill Pouliot

Strange visitor from the South is spotted off Cape Cod

No, that’s not a mermaid in the water.

// Map: Where the bedbugs are in Boston

Thinking of picking up some furniture off the street in Allston? This map of bedbug reports citywide might convince you to think again.


// Boston’s college students are returning

Some schools already have welcomed their charges; others will in the coming days. Here’s your guide to who’s moving in, and when.

// This month likely the hottest Aug. recorded in Boston

The average daily temperature here was 76.6 degrees through Sunday.

// Bryan Stork sent back to Patriots

The third-year center, whom the Patriots traded to the Redskins last week, failed his physical, according to a report.

// How do you tell your kids about your not-so-savory past?

As a parent, we owe our children more and more transparency as they get older.

FILE PHOTO -- EpiPen auto-injection epinephrine pens manufactured by Mylan NV pharmaceutical company for use by severe allergy sufferers are seen in Washington, U.S. August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Photo



Mylan finds one more way to game the system

The EpiPen maker keeps finding new ways to squeeze money out of the masses.

Love Letters

// It doesn’t feel like we’re ‘best friends’

He treats me like a girlfriend, but whenever we discuss relationships, he always says he’s not ready and that we are “best friends.”

Adrian Walker

// Meet New England’s George Wallace: Paul LePage

If you think any of his behavior suggests the Maine governor is a racist, you’d better be prepared for serious blowback.


// ‘I am SO not wearing that!’

The battle cry heard around the tween world. It’s that time of year again, the dreaded back-to-school clothes shopping.

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.

MTV Video Music Awards

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Jimmy Fallon presents the Video of the Year award during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Even Michael Phelps loved Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Ryan Lochte’ act

Fallon’s impersonation of the controversial swimmer was one of the Olympic highlights to mark MTV’s awards show.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

// 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'

// 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

Westborough State Hospital, formerly known as the Westborough Insane Hospital.

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Spotlight | The desperate and the dead

Ghosts from a failed system

Westborough State Hospital was built in the 1800s on hope and compassion. But with little scientific knowledge of mental illness, institutions like these became wretched warehouses.