Assistant News Editor

Roy Greene

Roy Greene has been a staff editor at the Globe for 20 years, most recently as education editor. Previously, he served as deputy foreign editor, helping oversee six overseas bureaus and a stringer network after 9/11 and during the Afghan and Iraq wars. Before joining the Globe, he spent a year in Cambodia as a journalist.

Roy grew up on a farm in North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He resides in Cambridge.

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A primer on the rifle reportedly used in Texas shooting

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AR-15-style weapons have become ubiquitous in movies, video games, television shows, and toy stores.

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Is this the last hurrah for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma?

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The names of storms that cause severe loss of life or property damage are “retired” out of respect.

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The other Lizzie Borden house is on the market

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The house is where Lizzie Borden settled after she was acquitted of killing her father and stepmother with an ax.

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Recalling the state’s last fatal shark attack

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In 1936, sharks in area waters were a rarity — and a bit of a mystery. In a story following the fatal attack, the Globe wrote: “Shark menace on the New England seacoast? Absurd!’’