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North Korea says it tested hydrogen bomb, further raising tensions

FILE - In this April 13, 2017 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, arrives for the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, in Pyongyang, North Korea. South Korea's military says North Korea is believed to have conducted its sixth nuclear test. South Korea's military said Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, that North Korea is believed to have conducted its sixth nuclear test after it detected a strong earthquake, hours after Pyongyang claimed that its leader has inspected a hydrogen bomb meant for a new intercontinental ballistic missile. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

Associated Press

It was North Korea’s first blast to clearly surpass the destructive power of the bombs dropped in World War II.

ANALYSIS

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The power of the new hydrogen bomb makes it harder to take it away.

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Millennials are spending big to have burgers, sushi, rice bowls, etc. delivered. Cooking? Who can be bothered?

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Boston YouTube sensation Rhett Price is learning about the limits of copyright law in the age of user-generated content.

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Officials said the delay would give Congress time to come up with a replacement for the popular initiative.

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Most of the schools now use traditional pay scales, according to University of Washington research.

The Nation

Trump strongly considers ending DACA, with a 6-month delay

Young immigrants and supporters gather for a rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in Los Angeles, California on September 1, 2017. A decision is expected in coming days on whether US President Trump will end the program by his predecessor, former President Obama, on DACA which has protected some 800,000 undocumented immigrants, also known as Dreamers, since 2012. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

By Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush

Officials said the delay would give Congress time to come up with a replacement for the popular initiative.

New floods loom in Houston amid Harvey recovery

A street in Orange, Texas was deluged on Sunday after torrential rains pounded Southeast Texas.

By Jay Reeves and Juliet Linderman

Authorities went door-to-door Sunday in parts of storm-battered Houston, warning that more flooding was coming.

State of emergency declared over Los Angeles County fire

Deer ran from the fire at a golf course in Burbank, California.

By Christopher Weber and Ellen Knickmeyer

The announcement comes after hundreds of residents fled their homes as flames approached foothill neighborhoods.

The World

ANALYSIS

Kim Jong Un is gambling that it’s too late for US and China to stop him

North Koreans watched the announcement on a video screen in Pyongyang that the country had tested a hydrogen bomb.

By Andy Sharp

The power of the new hydrogen bomb makes it harder to take it away.

North Korea says it tested hydrogen bomb, further raising tensions

FILE - In this April 13, 2017 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, arrives for the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, in Pyongyang, North Korea. South Korea's military says North Korea is believed to have conducted its sixth nuclear test. South Korea's military said Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, that North Korea is believed to have conducted its sixth nuclear test after it detected a strong earthquake, hours after Pyongyang claimed that its leader has inspected a hydrogen bomb meant for a new intercontinental ballistic missile. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

By Choe Sang-Hun and David E. Sanger

It was North Korea’s first blast to clearly surpass the destructive power of the bombs dropped in World War II.

Cambodia arrests opposition leader, forces newspaper to close

Kem Sokha was taken from his Phnom Penh home. The US State Department cited his “internationally recognized commitment to human rights and peaceful democracy.’’

By Richard C. Paddock

The arrest has escalated political tensions and raises questions over whether elections due next year can be free or fair

Editorial & Opinion

EDITORIAL

How the Malden River can rise from a polluted past

Malden, MA., 05/19/09, The re-claimed park area behind the River's Edge development. This is the Malden River. Many local sites are featured as part of a launch of hyper local coverage. Section: North Weekly, Reporter: Marcia Dick Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

With a little love, this could be the next Boston area waterway reclaimed for pedestrians and cyclists.

ALLY SHWED

Cartoon: Uncle Sam on outfits for the fall

By Ally Shwed

Cartoonist Ally Shwed offers her take on current events.

Opinion | Jessica Lander

The criminalization of school kids

By Jessica Lander

Across the country, kids are being arrested for acting like . . . kids.

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Opinion | David McKean and David Wade

Rex Tillerson needs a reset

By David McKean and David Wade

Metro

When do you pay $13.45 for a $7.66 McDonald’s meal? When you’re a millennial.

South Boston, MA - 8/29/17 - Regan Cleminson eats her takeout while multitasking behind her phone, computer and TV in her apartment in South Boston on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Cleminson is part of a booming growth in food delivery, driven by millennials such as herself through services like Grubhub and Foodler. (Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston Globe) Reporter: Beth Teitell Mandl (teitell) Topic: 02delivery(2)

By Beth Teitell

Millennials are spending big to have burgers, sushi, rice bowls, etc. delivered. Cooking? Who can be bothered?

BU lecturers strive for higher wages and better working conditions

Boston University lecturer Jessica Kent joined colleagues handing out fliers during an informational picket outside a Commonwealth Avenue dormitory on Sunday.

By Laura Krantz

About 250 instructors unionized through Service Employees International Union Local 509 earlier this year.

Most Boston charter schools reject performance-based pay for teachers

“I don’t know any teacher who would tell you they are in the job for the money,” said Sydney Chaffee (above), a Codman Academy instructor who was recently named national teacher of the year.

By James Vaznis

Most of the schools now use traditional pay scales, according to University of Washington research.

Business & Tech

STAT

Why drug companies love ‘Family Feud’

“Family Feud” had the most pharma ads last year; Mylan promoted the EpiPen during the Olympics, though most drug companies say that fans don’t want to process complex non-sports information during such events.

By Rebecca Robbins

A breakdown of Big Pharma advertisers’ favorite — and least favorite — TV shows.

Online retailers may get a big new customer: the US

Retailers with online operations could benefit under the proposed government procurement legislation.

By Aaron Gregg

A bill would privatize the way the federal government buys everyday staples

In Massachusetts, jobs abound but wages lag

“One of the reasons Massachusetts has a high-technology economy,” Alan Clayton-Matthews, an associate professor of economics at Northeastern University said, is because “we got it by attracting employers with our highly skilled labor force.”

By Jon Christian

The state has largely recovered the jobs it lost during the recession, but for most, that hasn’t translated into increased wages.

Obituaries

Eduard Sekler, 96, first director of Harvard’s Carpenter Center

Dr. Sekler was an architect, author, and a consultant who helped to preserve structures in places as far away as Nepal.

By Bryan Marquard

Dr. Sekler also was a longtime member of the Graduate School of Design faculty.

Walter Becker, co-creator of Steely Dan, dies at 67

Mr. Becker played guitar and bass on recordings by the 1970s rock group.

By Lindsey Bahr

Becker played guitar and bass in the rock duo that was one of the most successful groups of the 1970s and early ’80s.

John Ashbery, 90, celebrated and challenging poet

Mr. Ashbery’s style ranged from rhyming couplets to haiku to blank verse.

By Hillel Italie

Mr. Ashbery ‘s energy, daring, and boundless command of language raised American verse to brilliant and baffling heights.

Sports

YANKEES 9, RED SOX 2

Red Sox stumble out of New York with loss

Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale, catcher Sandy Leon, left, and second baseman Dustin Pedroia, right, gather on the mound during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees Sunday, Sept.3, 2017, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

By Peter Abraham

The Yankees roughed up Chris Sale and the bullpen to take three of four in the series and cut the AL East lead to 3½ games.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

It’s too soon for Dave Dombrowski, Red Sox to be worried, right?

Dave Dombrowski said there’s plenty to like about the 2017 Red Sox.

By Dan Shaughnessy

The Sox are in first place and president of baseball operations Dombrowski is a genius. So what could go wrong? Only everything.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Is the best yet to come for Rickie Fowler?

Although not a colorful as usual, Rickie Fowler fashioned a 5-under-par 66 in the third round.

By Christopher L. Gasper

Fowler, carrying a label both good and bad, needs to go low on Monday to win the Dell.

Healthy Life

Pop violinist says he hears himself in another performer’s videos

Rhett Price has become a YouTube sensation, with his performance videos gaining tens of millions of views.

By Bethany Ao

Boston YouTube sensation Rhett Price is learning about the limits of copyright law in the age of user-generated content.

Names

Taylor Swift serves as bridesmaid at wedding on Vineyard

Taylor Swift.

By Cristela Guerra

The pop superstar reportedly helped one of her best friends get married in Edgartown.

A slow Labor Day weekend caps a down summer at the box office

Samuel L. Jackson (left) and Ryan Reynolds in “The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” which topped the box office for a third weekend.

By Lindsey Bahr

With no wide releases, Hollywood put an end to what's expected to be the lowest earning summer movie season since 2006.