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With Labor Day crush approaching, TSA reminds travelers to remove banned items from bags at Logan

Officials give advice on how to avoid security delays, in advance of Labor Day weekend crush at Logan International Airport.

MIT bolsters mental health services

A survey administered to students in April and May found that 24 percent of undergraduate respondents have been diagnosed with one or more mental health disorders by a health professional.

Fans applaud judge’s ruling in favor of Tom Brady

The region rejoiced at the decision by a judge to toss out Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension.

Key excerpts from Judge Berman’s Deflategate ruling

The judge did not examine the scientific conclusions of the Wells Report, but instead focused on Tom Brady’s legal rights.

21 years after alleged attack, man extradited from Jamaica

Arnold Gabbidon allegedly broke down the door of his ex-girlfriend’s Cambridge home, then stabbed and slashed her.

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Cameron Esposito savored the waning days of summer at the Mirabella Pool in the North End.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

In North End, a final splash to savor summer’s ease

A snapshot of a summer that once stretched out with endless possibilities, but now grows later by the minute.

State Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack.

Yvonne Abraham

From inside, ex-advocate sees how much MBTA is a mess

For years, while Stephanie Pollack had been calling for more funding, the T was leaving hundreds of millions on the table.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel parishioners occupied the building and held services while fighting to keep it from closing.

Boston archdiocese sells closed Eastie church for $3m

The news triggered a fresh wave of anger and sadness from former parishioners, who had waged a decadelong fight to save Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

//[1]-8898--90x90.jpg Shots fired at officer spur manhunt in Millis

A gunman shot at a police vehicle, causing it to crash and catch fire, and leading officials to shut down schools on today.

// Warren likely to endorse a candidate in 2016 primary

Amid speculation that she may be a VP candidate, Elizabeth Warren refused to say whether she will serve out her full Senate term.

Boston's 2024 Olympic bid


Boston will compete with cities from around the world as it seeks to host the Summer Games in nine years.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


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

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.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



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

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// Bike fatalities rise in Greater Boston’s suburbs

The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.

Coverage of Thomas Menino


Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

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// Recent investigative reports

Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.

Special Report: The Longest Road


At 17, the shadow fell: a devastating diagnosis of mental illness. Trouble, hospital, home, into the depths again. Now, he aims to make his way back.


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// Fourteen political moments of 2014

A mysterious fisherman. A geography blunder. A change of the guard at City Hall. Here’s a look at some of the top political moments of 2014.