LePage insists he’s not resigning, won’t speak to the press

Paul LePage, the combative governor of Maine, had hinted that he might step down, but is doubling down on his comments yesterday that he will not resign.

Cambridge Ma 8/31/16 Protest at Cambridge City Hall with use of bicycle locks and chains block front entrance Globe photo David Ryan

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Protesters removed from Cambridge City Hall doors

The demonstrators, who were protesting the lack of affordable housing, chained themselves to the front entrance of Cambridge City Hall.

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Kristen LaBrie had been convicted of attempted murder for denying her son chemotherapy, but the state’s high court ordered new trial.

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Hillary Clinton’s Ohio address comes as rival Donald Trump planned a last-minute trip to Mexico hours before his own major speech.

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Donald Trump is heading to Mexico hours before he is set to deliver a major address in Arizona.


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Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server and her relationship with the Clinton Foundation are putting her under a spotlight.

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Trustees are collectively donating $1.3 million to the school, and Hampshire is leaving 15 positions unfilled.

Passenger Seth Miller of New York, boards the Jetblue flight to Cuba on August 31, 2016 at Fort Lauderdale National Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Cuba and the United States open their newest chapter in relations on Wednesday with the first regular commercial flight from America to the communist-ruled island in more than 50 years. JetBlue Flight 386 is set to take off from Fort Lauderdale in southeastern Florida at 9:45 am (1345 GMT) with 150 passengers on board. After an hour-long flight, it will land in central Cuba's Santa Clara, 175 miles (280 kilometers) east of Havana. / AFP PHOTO / RHONA WISERHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images

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First commercial flight from US lands in Cuba

JetBlue Flight 387 opened a new era of travel when it lifted off from Fort Lauderdale.

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The lobsterman had impaled himself with a knife while working on a boat.

John Donlon of Scituate is planning to swim the English Channel this September.

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Scituate man will attempt swim from England to France

He faces a slew of challenges: cold water temperatures, 12 to 16 hours of strenuous motion, possible jellyfish stings.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/brooks-fallon1-1490.JPG ‘He was such a wonderful part of my life,’ Mel Brooks says of Gene Wilder

The filmmaker recalled fond memories of his late friend while appearing on “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.”


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Local Fare in Arlington is both a production facility and a store where everything is made by hand in the area

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“I didn’t wear all this gear so people could be offended by how others exercise their rights,” wrote a former sailor.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin083016PatriotsPractice_Spt8.jpg The dynamics of Jimmy Garoppolo’s relationship with Tom Brady

The third-year quarterback discussed his relationship with the future Hall of Famer in a radio appearance.

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 31: Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox is congratulated by third base coach Brian Butterfield #55 after Betts hit a three RBI home run against the Baltimore Orioles in the second inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 31, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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Alex Speier

Whatever happened to the Red Sox’ run-scoring machine?

The Red Sox’ offense is now far removed from the juggernaut it was in the earlier part of the season.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_06bls-25_metro-10357.jpg The Civil Rights Unit is looking at BLS, Dudley. But what is it?

Here’s what you need to know about civil rights investigations from US Attorney Carmen Ortiz’s unit.

Pete Frates marks ALS Awareness Month with fund-raiser

Joined by friends, family, and quite a few others, the former Boston College baseball player held a fund-raising reception in the Seaport.

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There’s a new giant panda in Madrid, and it’s the first female in the history of the Spanish capital’s zoo.

Red Sox DH David Ortiz went to embrace Amber DaRosa of Manchester, N.H., before Tuesday’s game. DaRosa, who threw out the ceremonial first pitch, first met Ortiz in 2004 while she was being treated for leukemia.

More than $3.5 million raised for Jimmy Fund

The 15th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon concluded Tuesday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Tlumacki_collegemove-in_metro325.jpg Your guide to move-in week in Boston

From parking restrictions to “Allston Christmas,” here are some tips to help you get into the city and settled in your new place.

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The nationalist group calls itself an opponent of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight9090-11856.jpg The broken covenant

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

A woman looks on while riding the tramway as Turkey’s flag is reflected in the window in Taksim square in Istanbul on July 22, following the failed military coup attempt of July 15.

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The Big Picture

Reflection (Defined)

One in an occasional series exploring the definitions of words via photography.