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Fast Forward: GOP Benghazi report, Angela Merkel talks tough

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

Three possible contenders to be Boston Latin’s interim headmaster

Michael Contompasis, the school’s headmaster for 21 years, could be one of those considered for the post.

Slow ride on Southeast Expressway and other highways

The MBTA reported rail services on schedule around 7:10 a.m.

Scattered showers should skedaddle early

Much-needed rain is expected to arrive Tuesday night after a mostly dry day.

Alleged drunk driver strikes, kills highway worker on I-93 in Medford

The incident marks the second time in two days a highway worker was struck on Greater Boston highways.

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Michelle and Dave Littlefield are leading the drive against a Mashpee Wampanoag casino in Taunton.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Taunton casino’s foes will press on

Michelle and Dave Littlefield and their neighbors say they’ll block the Mashpee Wampanoag’s $1 billion project.


// Not giving up on people with traumatic brain injuries

Three years ago, Pádraig Schaler was thrown from his bicycle. His family was thrown for a loop.

// Healey targets nonprofits in questionable property deals

Attorney General Maura Healey issued court orders to two charities that have connections to a Roxbury real estate magnate.

// Police say Ray Bourque’s blood alcohol level was 3 times legal limit

The former Bruins star pleaded not guilty Monday in a surprise arraignment. He was arrested Friday.

Yvonne Abraham


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Kevin Cullen


Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Thomas Farragher


Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Adrian Walker


Walker has been a columnist for the Metro section since 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

Globe investigations

Families in fear

The state’s plan to close psychiatric hospitals has had unintended consequences.

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.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.