Two dead, two injured in separate Boston shootings

Outside the 7-Eleven on Centre Street at about 7 a.m. Saturday, the parking lot was almost entirely cordoned off by yellow police tape, and three uniformed officers stood conversing in the center of the lot.

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Four shootings that rocked the overnight hours in Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, and Mattapan left two men dead and two others hospitalized.

J’ouvert kicks off with revelry and pounding of drums

Boston’s J’ouvert celebration began Saturday morning with hundreds of people shimmying down Talbot Avenue in Dorchester.

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Evans said some people party overnight in anticipation of the morning celebration.

A home in Chilmark, on Martha’s Vineyard.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Filmmaker focuses on Vineyard’s big ‘starter castles’

Thomas Bena wants to curb the size of new construction and preserve the pastoral quality of Martha’s Vineyard.

SCOT LEHIGH

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Dr. Giuliani is right — Hillary Clinton’s health is a crucial issue.

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Donald Trump’s physician wrote a letter about his health in five minutes while a limousine waited.

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A man has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the deaths of two nuns who were slain in Mississippi, police said.

Boston police union challenges body camera program

Boston’s largest police union renewed its fight against body cameras Friday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/151124_WALKER_25travel_25632x.jpg Amtrak threatens to cut Boston rail service

Amtrak and the MBTA are embroiled in a legal dispute over the cost of track maintenance.

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Factions of the Redstone family accepted a deal that will likely end the fight for control of a $40 billion media empire.

Players in the Boston Ski & Sports Club league range in age from their early 20s to late 50s.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

ON THE MOVE

They’re still getting a kick out of life

For those who want to reconnect with their inner child, feet first, there are dozens of midweek kickball leagues within the Route 128 belt.

Ben Volin | On football

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Brady and Garoppolo split the first-half duties, but Brady led the Patriots to their first-half TD.

Patriots 19, Panthers 17

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Brady, in his first action of the preseason, was 3 for 9 for 76 yards and a TD.

ROYALS 6, RED SOX 3

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Steven Wright allowed five runs in the first inning in his first start since Aug. 5.

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Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park before the start of Friday’s game.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/greenhouse_26havardkiosk-1_business.jpg That day Paul Allen started a company at the Out of Town News stand in Harvard Square

The venerable news kiosk sold the magazine that sparked Microsoft co-founder’s inspirational moment. Now it’s threatened with closure.

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Facebook Inc. is reducing human involvement in how it displays its “trending topics” after a controversy earlier this year.

Steve Watts, Steve Vieira, and Ray L’Heureux carried the remains of Jewett Williams for a ceremony in South Hadley.

Kieran Kesner for The Boston Globe

Long journey home, by motorcycle, for Maine Civil War vet

Private Jewett Williams’ ashes were discovered in an Oregon insane asylum.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/driverless5.jpg Was that Lexus in Kendall Square a self-driving car?

The vehicle spotted Friday -- with a driver -- is thought to belong to the Toyota Research Institute.

Ideas

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/helmet.png The issue of crime in 16 cases

This special edition of Ideas explores crime through the eyes of first responders, criminals, and victims living with the legacy of trauma.

John J. McGlynn Sr., 94, former longtime Medford mayor

John J. McGlynn Sr., 94, who died Aug. 20, was a five-term mayor of Medford and a longtime public servant.

At the place where Geraldine “Gerry” Largay died, her family erected a cross with messages from her family. They also left a favorite hat and a news story about her Appalachian Trail hike.

Globe Magazine

‘When you find my body’: The last days of Gerry Largay

Lost for at least 19 days in the Maine wilderness, the 66-year-old hiker died as she had lived: with courage and with grace.

Opinion & Ideas

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/0828K1_JulianCartie.jpg The issue of crime

This special edition of Ideas explores crime through the eyes of first responders, criminals, and victims living with the legacy of trauma.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160607_BH__ErikaSchickel3.jpg 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'

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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

Massimo Percossi/EPA

Deadly earthquake hits Italy

Rescue crews were using whatever they could to locate survivors from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that reduced three Italian towns to rubble.