A firm but measured Donald Trump defends right to build a wall

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto shook hands at a press conference.

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In Mexico for the first time as GOP nominee, Trump stood up for the centerpiece of his immigration plan in a country where he is disliked.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/05517651.jpg Pena Nieto: ‘I made clear that Mexico would not pay for the wall’

President Enrique Peña Nieto says he told Donald Trump during their conversation that Mexico won’t pay for border wall, contradicting Trump.

Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump.

In Boston, immigrants have heard enough from Trump

In Massachusetts advocates for immigrants say it is far too late to change anyone’s minds about Trump.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Yvonne_Abraham_150px%20(1)-11968.jpg Claiming the right to her own name

By making her own name public and speaking out, Chessy Prout blew up St. Paul’s School’s most potent weapon against her.

Deutsche Bank Championship

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/597182574.jpg Sean O’Hair trying to trust his game at Deutsche Bank

O’Hair jumped from No. 108 to 15th in the FedEx standings, but confidence has been an issue.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/cdc227fcee964251aef848a2063fe22d-cdc227fcee964251aef848a2063fe22d-0.jpg ‘La La Land’ gets rave reviews in Venice

The movie, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, was written and directed by R.I. native and Harvard grad Damien Chazelle.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_longfellow2_met.jpg Longfellow Bridge project may end in June 2018, earlier than expected

The long-delayed bridge is now slated to be fully open to all traffic by June 2018.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/coscluster.jpg NASA discovers new type of galaxy cluster far, far away from Earth

Located 11.1 billion light years from Earth, it’s the first time scientists have ever seen a cluster in this phase.

//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.

The annual three-day maritime festival with the largest gathering of windjammers and schooners in the Northeast is coming this weekend to Camden, Maine.


Annual Maine Windjammer Festival to begin Friday

The annual Labor Day weekend festival will kick of with a parade, a talent show, and fireworks.

 The Abington home where officials said an 11-year-old-boy was shot in the face Wednesday.

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11-year-old boy shot in the face in Abington home

An 11-year-old boy was shot in the face inside a home on Wednesday afternoon in what appears to be an accident.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_soxrays5_spts-9798.jpg Red Sox overcome another bullpen meltdown

After blowing a two-run lead in the eighth, the Red Sox rallied to beat the Rays.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-9781.jpg Cedric Maxwell has mixed feelings on Kaepernick’s protest

Maxwell’s father is a combat veteran who fought for America and for the rights the 49ers QB is exercising.

Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/031572c305eb4a01b084169540c12270-031572c305eb4a01b084169540c12270-0.jpg Sitting down lets NFL’s Colin Kaepernick stand up for his beliefs

He’s sitting out the national anthem to make voices of discontent, including his own, heard.

Two people were killed in a car crash  near Logan airport Wednesday.

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2 people killed in crash near Logan Airport identified

Two passengers from El Paso, Texas, were riding in a van shuttling people between the airport and a hotel.

Shirley police step up patrols after jogger approached by man

The incident comes about three weeks after Vanessa Marcotte was murdered while running in nearby Princeton.

Threats characterize Alere-Abbot Labs falling out

The unraveling of a $5.8 billion deal to buy Waltham diagnostic company Alere Inc. was laid out in stunning detail in a lawsuit Wednesday.

Two Cape Cod beaches closed after confirmed shark sightings

Officials at Cape Cod National Seashore have closed Coast Guard Beach and Nauset Light Beach.

The exterior of 3 Acorn St.

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Want a picture-perfect place? This Acorn Street home is ready to rent.

You could soon be a resident of the cobblestone way known as Boston’s most photographed. Just bring a boatload of cash.

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'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg 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

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.