Baker and LePage: governors who are worlds apart

The state chief executives shared a stage in Boston, but there may not be two US governors from the same party more dissimilar.

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Foreign investors absolutely love Boston real estate

In the latest example, buyers from China, Greece, and Hong Kong are scooping up condos at the high-end Millennium Tower.

// A town remains in mourning after teen’s death in crash

Joseph Kapp, 19, was in court Monday to answer charges related to the crash that killed friend Austin “AJ” Robbins, 18.

// Apple gets hit with $14.5b tax bill

Ireland gave billions in euros worth of illegal tax benefits to the US technology giant, the European Union ruled.

// Map: Where the bedbugs are in Boston

Thinking of picking up some furniture off the street in Allston? You might want to think again.

Jewish charity’s CFO fired amid claims of financial misdeeds

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston didn’t name the executive in a letter to donors.

// GE joins MIT energy initiative, donates $7.5 million

The money will help pay for the initiative’s work on solar power, the electric grid, industrial batteries, and carbon sequestration.

// A tragic ending to a dad’s rescue attempt

The 39-year-old man drowned Monday in a N.H. river, but his four children survived.

// Anthony Weiner’s wife decides it’s 3 strikes and you’re out

After yet another sexting controversy, Huma Abedin, a top aide to Hillary Clinton, is splitting with her husband.

// Boston boosts diversity in preparing for exam school tests

Boston’s school system this year made an effort to recruit black and Latino students to the Exam School Initiative.

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Loyalty keeps Sullivan Tire’s wheels in motion

Since 1955, family-owned Sullivan Tire has treated customers like it treats family members—with loyalty and respect. Seven decades of growth later, it’s still working.

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Donald Trump spoke Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Why aren’t Donald Trump ads airing in New Hampshire?

The Republican candidate has bought TV spots in key battleground states, but he’s skipped one notable location.


// Gene Wilder: The man who made the ’70s funny

Think of the funniest movie moments of the 1960s and 1970s. Chances are most of them involved Gene Wilder, who died at 83.

// Instacart expands high-tech grocery delivery, with hopes of helping grandma

For its next act, the company wants to help aging residents navigate the necessities of hometown living.


// Rick Porcello picks up majors-best 18th victory

The righthander improved to 13-0 at Fenway Park as Boston’s bats came back to life.

Research suggests that the next time you look at your pup, you might want to choose your words carefully.

With dogs, it’s what you say — and how you say it

Research suggests that the next time you look at your pup, you might want to choose your words carefully.


// 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.

// With Watson Health, IBM bets big on health care

The Cambridge-based operation is expected to employ at least 700.

In her 32 years at McDonald’s, Freia David had served close to 1 million pounds of its famed french fries.

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A happy farewell after 32 years at the french fry station

Freia David’s smile, enthusiasm, and her daily hugs made the McDonald’s in Needham more than just a restaurant.

// Strange visitor from the South is spotted off Cape Cod

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

// In his novel, Aaron Thier takes the long view on climate change

“Mr. Eternity” is oddly hopeful and very funny, even as its characters misconstrue the past, present, and future.

// At least the ‘freshman 15’ at UMass will be a tasty experience

The Princeton Review lauded the university’s food. Other area schools also got plaudits in more traditional categories.

// Former Boston Marathoner dies while saving her son

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

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.