Another Texas bombing blasts FedEx facility

The package exploded early Tuesday inside of a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio, leaving one person with minor injuries.

// ‘Four-easter’ could drop a foot of snow in Mass.

Wednesday’s storm — the fourth to hit in less than three weeks — is expected to drop between 8 and 14 inches of snow in the Boston area.

// Best- and worst-case scenarios for the storm

The best-case scenario calls for Boston to get just 3 inches of snow, but there’s a low probability that happens.

// Three hurt, including shooter, in Maryland high school shooting

The St. Mary’s County Public Schools said situation was ‘‘contained’’ after the shooting at Great Mills High School.

// A person was spotted on surveillance video riding a bike through the O’Neill Tunnel

The person on the bike traveled roughly one mile before exiting the highway through a stairwell that connects back to surface areas.

// In Nahant, a seaside research center has turned into a bitter battleground

Residents say a Northeastern institute dedicated to protecting coastal communities would ruin the beauty of one of the town’s most cherished spots.

// World’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies

Researchers announced Sudan’s death Tuesday, saying he “stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength.”

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// With financial crisis a distant memory, Americans load up on debt again

We are borrowing more and saving less. — and with interest rates set to rise, that could be a problem.

// ‘This man clearly was gay,’ says lawyer for Aaron Hernandez

The second installment of Oxygen’s two-part documentary about the former Patriots player looks at some of his relationships.

// Jeff Bezos and the futuristic dog-robot from Boston Dynamics step out

The Amazon chief executive took a stroll with a futuristic version of man’s best friend.

Mike Begay / Globe Staff

Listen to episode 1 of the new Love Letters podcast

It’s common advice: The best way to get over your ex is to get under someone new. But is rebound sex empowering, or does it leave you feeling lonelier? Meredith Goldstein investigates.

// Women say James Toback assaulted them at Harvard Club of New York

The five women are demanding an apology and answers from the club and the university.

// Cambridge Analytica CEO appears to talk about election bribes, sex workers on video

The broadcast sparked a fresh round of questions about a company already embroiled in controversy.

Alexander Nix is the chief executive of Cambridge Analytica.

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

Facebook’s mentality: anything for a buck

A political research firm linked to the Trump campaign may have improperly accessed user data, but Facebook should not have allowed it to happen.

// Boston, Lawrence mayors slam Trump’s comments in N.H.

Speaking about the opioid crisis in Manchester, Trump said the “sanctuary cities” play a major role in the issue.

// ‘I know I’m in trouble, I had sex with her’

Uber driver Ranjan Thapa, 26, was arraigned Monday on rape charges. Prosecutors say he raped an intoxicated female passenger.

// Baker defends budget chief’s hiring of ‘qualified’ friends

Governor Charlie Baker backed Michael Heffernan’s moves to hire well-connected associates and neighbors, as long as their credentials merit it.

Chef-owner Erin French preps at the Lost Kitchen in Freedom, Maine. The little restaurant in a former gristmill is designed with an open concept that invites guests into the kitchen.

Greta Rybus for the Boston Globe

Insanely popular Lost Kitchen in Maine only takes reservations by snail mail

Last year, Erin French’s little restaurant in a former gristmill received more than 10,000 calls in 24 hours. This year, she’s doing it differently.

// What you need to know about changes to Mass. driving licenses

The RMV is going dark this weekend, and when it comes back, drivers will see big changes for renewing their licenses.

// City wants companies to stop self-driving car tests in Seaport

Boston-based Optimus Ride and nuTonomy have been testing their technology in the city under an agreement with local officials.

Vote in round 2 of Munch Madness

The results are in from Round 1 of this year’s Munch Madness restaurant tournament bracket. Appropriately for New England, seafood dominated.

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Opinion | Maggie Hassan

// Imagine a secretary of education who understands public education

Betsy DeVos does not understand that public education is a necessary foundation for a democracy.

Modeling’s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.


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