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Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Palmer rose from a blue-collar background to become part of the sport’s royalty.

Adrian Walker

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Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans drew the wrath of his department’s largest union last week.

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Officials are investigating the cause of the fire at a single-family home in the western Massachusetts town of Greenfield.

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Protesters were at the game between the Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings in Charlotte, but the contest occurred without interruption.

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An amorphophallus titanum, better known as a corpse flower, is set to bloom at Franklin Park Zoo.

nick cafardo | on baseball

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David Ortiz said words could not describe the pain.


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The former Red Sox general manager says this year’s Cubs team reminds him of that historic 2004 Boston squad.

Sep 25, 2016; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez (52) delivers a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Griffith-USA TODAY Sports

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Red Sox tie strikeout record, extend unbeaten streak to 11 in win over Rays

The Sox struck out 21 in nine innings, tying a major league record.

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The second baseman clinched the three-game sweep with some fancy footwork.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/25/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/1200_composite_mall.jpg Motive in Washington mall shooting remains unclear

Arcan Cetin, 20, of Oak Harbor, Wash., is accused of gunning down five people Friday in a mall north of Seattle.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series | Bad Boy Off Road 300

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/610457074-9920.jpg Kevin Harvick seizes victory in Chase race at NHMS

The 2014 Sprint Cup champion was among nine Chase drivers who finished among the Top 10 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/18/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Lee4.jpg Two quarterbacks, two injuries, and a Patriots waiting game

Bill Belichick is tight-lipped about the status of Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett for Week 4.

For Maine restaurateur, a gun debate turns nasty

Anne Verrill, who owns Grace, a restaurant in Portland, does not welcome diners who own an assault weapon.

Fred Field

Online ratings for Grace and the Foreside Tavern plummeted after an anti-assault rifle post to Facebook.

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The candidates sent their key aides forth on Sunday to frame how the highly-anticipated first debate could unfold.

A marquee advertised the opportunity to watch Monday’s US presidential debate at the American City Diner in Washington.


Hype ahead of debate is taking on Super Bowl quality

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will meet in the first of three presidential debates Monday night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/25/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/COMP%20COMP-451.jpg A reading list for the first presidential debate

Essential stories from the Boston Globe on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ahead of the first presidential debate of 2016.

Man killed during police-involved shooting in Claremont, N.H.

Authorities identified the man killed as Cody Lafont of Claremont, but they released few other details.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_3525.JPG Seven people stabbed in Boston’s Theater District

No arrests had been made as of Sunday evening, and no information on a suspect or suspects was available, a police spokesman said.

Halima Benmansour helped a visitor try on a hijab during the festival in Malden.

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Muslim Festival celebrates faith, sparks dialogue

Organizers sought to honor diverse cultures and make sure other people knew what their religion is truly about.

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

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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.