Look at what the drought’s doing now

“Is there enough water?” asked one DCR official. “We’re certainly recommending everyone conserve.”

Arnold Palmer slipped into his green jacket with help from Jack Nicklaus after winning the 1964 Masters.

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Giant of golf Arnold Palmer dies at 87

Palmer rose from a blue-collar background to become part of the sport’s royalty.

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Some nursing home workers were counting on a new law that was aimed at boosting their wages.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

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Donald Trump’s forte is getting attention, but Hillary Clinton still has one big advantage.

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The candidates sent key aides forth Sunday to frame how the highly-anticipated event could unfold.

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Catch up on essential Globe stories on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump from throughout the campaign.

TV Critic’s Corner

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Factor in the first female presidential nominee, the Trump Bump, and the promise of fierce conflict, and the ratings are bound to be sky high.

Adrian Walker

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Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans drew the wrath of his department’s largest union last week.

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The Facebook founder and his wife have announced a $3 billion drive aimed at curing disease. How will Boston contribute?

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It’s official: New England energy is cleaner and greener

New England is one of the greenest areas of the country, leading the way to alternative energy sources. Here’s how each state is putting its natural advantages to work.

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Anne Verrill, who owns Grace, a restaurant in Portland, does not welcome diners who own an assault weapon.

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For Maine restaurateur, a gun debate turns nasty

Online ratings for Portland’s Grace and the Foreside Tavern plummeted after an anti-assault rifle post on Facebook.

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It’s the first round of Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump, corruption allegations in New York and New Jersey, and more of the news you need.

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Superintendent Tommy Chang is floating the idea of K-6 elementary schools and high schools that start in seventh grade.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

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John Farrell and Co. are experimenting and trying to see which combinations and roles will suit players best in the postseason.

RED SOX 3, RAYS 2 (10 INN.)

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Five pitchers fanned 21 batters over nine innings, tying a major league record.

Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez’s back story was a baseball fairy tale. In his fourth attempt at defecting from Cuba, in 2008, the 15-year-old Fernandez made it to Mexico.

After fleeing Cuba, Jose Fernandez forged an ebullient life

The pitcher, who died in a boating wreck early Sunday, was on a path to be one of the game’s greats.

Kathy Kottaridis, executive director of Historic Boston Inc., shines a light inside the Fowler-Clark-Epstein Farm in Mattapan.

In Mattapan, a restoration uncovers countless mysteries

Work is beginning on the neighborhood’s oldest building — a 200-year-old farmhouse whose past is full of intrigue.

Browns kicker Cody Parkey (3) reacted after one of his three missed field goals.



The rest of the NFL doesn’t get it: Why the Patriots succeed

The brand of football played in Foxborough just looks different.


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The Patriots coach’s foundation held its annual Hall of Fame Huddle fund-raiser.

A State Police official collected evidence at the scene.

Woman shot by police allegedly refused to drop knife

The incident in Weymouth comes amid increased scrutiny nationwide in police shootings.

Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

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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

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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.