debate analysis

Clinton, Trump needed to connect with TV viewers. Did they?

Connecting with undecided voters was paramount for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in their first debate.

James Pindell | Analysis

// Trump didn’t lose, Clinton won

All Donald Trump did was utter the same lines he gives to his partisan audiences at rallies.

// Trump says Miss Universe gained ‘a massive amount of weight’

Donald Trump was responding to Hillary Clinton’s accusation that he called a former Miss Universe “Miss Piggy.”

// Why is #TrumpWon trending on Twitter?

Some, including Donald Trump himself, invoked the hashtag in tweets declaring he was the victor in the debate.


// Only one person on that stage was presidential

You couldn’t watch the debate and come away thinking that Donald Trump was a passably knowledgeable candidate.

Michael A. Cohen

// Hillary Clinton got under Donald Trump’s skin

In every way, Clinton out-classed, out-smarted, and out-worked Trump during the debate.

Angelina and Brad reportedly have a prenup. Family lawyers say you should, too.

Given that 40-50 percent of US marriages end in divorce, should all couples think about a prenup?

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) jokes with reporters on the field before the Red Sox Opening Day baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, April 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)


‘I was born to play against the Yankees,’ David Ortiz writes

In a farewell letter to his top rivals, the Red Sox slugger covers a lot of ground.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 01: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots warms up before a preseason game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 1, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Tom Brady knows he’s got some catching up to do

The Patriots quarterback is eager to rejoin teammates when his four-week suspension ends on Monday.

// The rebirth of the Jewish deli

We’ve deep-fried Oreos; we’ve eaten Korean tacos. In some ways, Jewish food is the last new — even if it’s old — frontier.


// Recipes: Real food to send in a school lunch (or bring to work)

Pasta frittata and a sweet snack of coconut-apricot truffles class up any cafeteria.

// Hubway urges people not to ride bikes on busy highways

Hubway really, really doesn’t want you to do that. Same goes for police.

An image of the incident, as captured by a television helicopter.


Mass. trooper indicted for assaulting driver after pursuit

Joseph Flynn allegedly hit a suspect who was surrendering, in an incident that was captured by cameras aboard television news helicopters.

// BRA gets a new name and a break from the past

Mayor Walsh is determined to change the way we talk about the former Boston Redevelopment Authority.

Boston, MA., 09/27/16, Nathan Carman is brought into the USCG Base Boston after his adventure at sea. Suzanne Kreiter\Globe staff

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Man who survived boat sinking meeting with investigators

The Vermont man who survived the sinking of his fishing boat — but whose mother apparently did not — arrived in Boston Tuesday.

// Convicted killer denied parole for third time in ‘86 murder of teenager

Matthews was 14 years old when he beat a classmate to death with a baseball bat and brought friends to view the victim’s body.

// State watchdog raises concerns on Children’s Hospital expansion

The Health Policy Commission said there is a risk Boston Children’s Hospital’s controversial expansion would increase state medical costs.

// Joe Kennedy vs. Charlie Baker for governor in 2018?

A new poll shows that Joe Kennedy III is the one Democrat who might be able to bring Charlie Baker back down to earth.

Boston Latin students hope for change after federal probe

While many of the students said they haven’t personally experienced racial discrimination, they’re hoping the school will address the problem at hand.

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Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

// 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'

// 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

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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.