‘I don’t want anyone else to be alone,’ Owen Labrie’s victim says

“I feel ready to stand up and own what happened to me,” Chessy Prout said in her first public discussion about her sexual assault.

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Judge Paul Dawley has denied a request to review a sexual assault case that has drawn national attention for a sentence that some feel was lenient.

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The state chief executives shared a stage in Boston, but there may not be two US governors from the same party more dissimilar.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_Milllenniumtower27_arts.jpg One man bought 16 condos in the new Millennium Tower

Bingyi Chen paid $15.6 million in total for the properties. He paid in cash.

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Ireland gave billions in euros worth of illegal tax benefits to the US technology giant, the European Union ruled.

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The money will help pay for the initiative’s work on solar power, the electric grid, industrial batteries, and carbon sequestration.

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Boston’s school system this year made an effort to recruit black and Latino students to the Exam School Initiative.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/PROFILE%20FALLS.jpg A tragic ending to a dad’s rescue attempt

The 39-year-old man drowned Monday in a N.H. river, but his four children survived.

Jewish charity’s CFO fired amid claims of financial misdeeds

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston didn’t name the executive in a letter to donors.

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At least a half-dozen sightings have been reported since mid-August of a manatee that probably ambled up the East Coast from Florida.

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Loyalty keeps Sullivan Tire’s wheels in motion

Since 1955, family-owned Sullivan Tire has treated customers like it treats family members—with loyalty and respect. Seven decades of growth later, it’s still working.

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Donald Trump spoke Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Why aren’t Donald Trump ads airing in New Hampshire?

The Republican candidate has bought TV spots in key battleground states, but he’s skipped one notable location.

ground game

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How much you pay at the pump could have as much of an impact on the election as anything Donald Trump has said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/5581111ccf5749aa85029cbb2885efbb-5581111ccf5749aa85029cbb2885efbb-0-11821.jpg Fast Forward: St. Paul’s victim goes public, Paul LePage faces blowback

A new morning report to help you get ready for the day.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/AFP_FP6Y5.jpg Gene Wilder: The man who made the ’70s funny

Think of the funniest movie moments of the 1960s and 1970s. Chances are most of them involved Gene Wilder, who died at 83.

In her 32 years at McDonald’s, Freia David had served close to 1 million pounds of its famed french fries.

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A happy farewell after 32 years at the french fry station

Freia David’s smile, enthusiasm, and her daily hugs made the McDonald’s in Needham more than just a restaurant.

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For its next act, the company wants to help aging residents navigate the necessities of hometown living.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Handout_30names01_liv.jpg Big Papi has a big fan in Bobby Orr

Orr was among the VIPs who helped Willowbend Country Club celebrate its 25th anniversary over the weekend.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/597896980-9975.jpg Rick Porcello picks up majors-best 18th victory

The righthander improved to 13-0 at Fenway Park as Boston’s bats came back to life.

Research suggests that the next time you look at your pup, you might want to choose your words carefully.

With dogs, it’s what you say — and how you say it

Research suggests that the next time you look at your pup, you might want to choose your words carefully.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/c9df905b45454f8cba7f2cd0850a718b-c9df905b45454f8cba7f2cd0850a718b-0.jpg Amtrak announces new generation of Acela trains

The trains, with more amenities and higher speeds, are expected to begin service in 2021.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/520452900.jpg Anthony Weiner’s wife decides it’s 3 strikes and you’re out

After yet another sexting controversy, Huma Abedin, a top aide to Hillary Clinton, is splitting with her husband.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/cavanaugh_23aaronthier09_liv.jpg In his novel, Aaron Thier takes the long view on climate change

“Mr. Eternity” is oddly hopeful and very funny, even as its characters misconstrue the past, present, and future.

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

Westborough State Hospital, formerly known as the Westborough Insane Hospital.

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Spotlight | The desperate and the dead

Ghosts from a failed system

Westborough State Hospital was built in the 1800s on hope and compassion. But with little scientific knowledge of mental illness, institutions like these became wretched warehouses.