//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/15/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/editorial%20hero8.jpg Highlights from #FreePress editorials published across the country on Thursday

On Thursday, more than 400 news outlets from across the country joined with The Boston Globe to publish editorials in support of a free press.

President Trump.

Trump criticizes Boston Globe in wake of editorials supporting the free press

President Trump criticized The Boston Globe in the wake of a push from hundreds of publications around the country condemning the president’s attacks on the news media.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/1017727010.jpg US Senate unanimously passes resolution affirming the press ‘is not the enemy of the people’

The move comes amid a Boston Globe-led push where more than 350 news organization published editorials promoting the freedom of the press.


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Tom Brady made a rare pre-“PSA” appearance on the field Thursday at Gillette Stadium.


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The Patriots’ front seven consistently dominated the trenches, leaving Philadelphia’s blockers gasping for air and desperately grasping at jerseys.

Eagles reveling in blank space at Gillette for Patriots’ sixth banner

Philadelphia’s Stefen Wisniewski took a photo of the open area next to the Super Bowl 2016 championship banner.

The author is shown in the inset photo at age 4.

source images from the author, getty images, and Adobe stock; globe staff photo illustration

Globe Magazine

How I found my race in America

When I stopped smiling like a good immigrant, I risked becoming an angry brown woman.

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Elon Musk was at home in Los Angeles, struggling to maintain his composure. “This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career,” he said.

A rendering of the Exchange South End project.

Massive South End project wins key approval

The Boston Planning & Development Agency board approved Exchange South End, a four-building, 1.6-million-square-foot complex.

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The action provides new competition that could help drive down the cost of a lifesaving product that had become a notorious symbol of high drug prices.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/20180815_095553.jpg A close encounter of the public service kind: Mike Dukakis, at 84, still walking the walk

The Duke is doing what he has done for decades: cleaning up after others, looking after his city, without anyone looking.

Staples, blocked in 2016 from acquiring Office Depot, is today pursuing Essendant, an Illinois office supplier.

Staples is hot on the path of a major office supplier

Office Depot may always be the one that got away. But Staples is back in buying mode.

Longtime incumbent Bill Galvin and his challenger Josh Zakim (right) in their first and only scheduled televised debate in the secretary of state’s race before the primary election three weeks from today. On WGBH's Greater Boston with Jim Braude (left). Taken at the WGBH Studios in Boston, Massachusetts. August 14, 2018. Photo: Meredith Nierman / WGBH News

Abortion, the death penalty and 15 ‘no-show’ votes. This is the primary for Secretary of State.

In one video, challenger Josh Zakim, a Boston City Councilor, is described as a progressive leader. In another, he’s a no-show at the polls who is beholden to Wall Street.

George T. Conway III, husband of White House counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway.

Kellyanne Conway’s anti-Trump husband is from Mass.

George Conway attended Marlborough High School and Harvard College but moved away after he graduated at the age of 20.

Television Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Group-Sitting-On-Ledge-Vertical-FIN-400dpi.jpg ‘Meh’ to Matt Groening’s ‘Disenchantment’

The “Simpsons” creator pokes fun at the tropes of medieval drama in his new Netflix series.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Olivia%20Culpo%20portrait.jpg Peek inside Olivia Culpo’s airy, chic Los Angeles loft

Rhode Island native Olivia Culpo lives on the West Coast these days, but she still brings a bit of “East Coast prep” to her LA loft.

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On Cape Cod, wary beachgoers learn to swim at their own risk

On a picturesque summer day, the ocean off Long Nook Beach proved too enticing, as dozens of people ventured into the water Thursday, even as several new shark sightings were reported near the scene of the attack.

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The 52-count indictment was announced by Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni and covers crimes allegedly committed by Stewart Weldon against 11 people over a year’s time.

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The church, he said Thursday, has “yet to establish clear and transparent systems of accountability and consequence for Church leadership whose failures have allowed these crimes to occur.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/e605a1e6289743ffb10e9e4ba43850f1-e605a1e6289743ffb10e9e4ba43850f1-0.jpg Number of overdose victims near Yale rises to 76

The number of overdose victims linked to a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven, as officials try to determine exactly what sickened people.

National Grid was the target when Gas Workrs Union protesters rallied outside of the State House on July 18.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Lockouts appear to be giving employers more clout as union strikes fade

As unions shrink and work stoppages dwindle, the share of companies shutting out workers rises.

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US officials said earlier Thursday that the parade would cost about $92 million, citing preliminary estimates more than three times the price first suggested by the White House.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_moody-27_metro.jpg After snags in jury selection, trial is still pending for 2 teens charged in 16-year-old’s killing

The first jury in the murder trial was discharged after photos were taken in the courtroom.

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Aretha Franklin’s prodigious vocal gifts and landmark recordings in the 1960s and early ’70s made her a voice of an era and an awe-inducing presence in American popular culture.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/06172010_17thingsb-7631055.jpg 10 essential songs from Aretha Franklin

These tracks show different facets of the Queen of Soul.

Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Graham-4989.jpg All praise is due to the Queen of Soul

For many of us trying to find our way in a nation too often hostile to our race and gender, Aretha was a guiding light.

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Anthony Hathaway, 29, is due to be arraigned Friday in Brockton District Court, police said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cavanaugh_drunkdriving8_spo.jpg Thousands convicted of OUI could seek new trials under tentative deal on breathalyzers

The agreement is subject to judicial approval, and it’s not clear how many drunken driving convictions could be tossed as a result of the deal.

Opinion & Ideas

Editorial Board

Journalists are not the enemy

A central pillar of President Trump’s politics is a sustained assault on the free press. Journalists are not classified as fellow Americans, but rather “the enemy of the people.”

Special reports

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The 111 is a rolling case study of all that ails MBTA bus service: overcrowding, delays caused by traffic and passengers who pay in cash, and frequent cancellations.


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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/CF3A0977.jpg A women’s health firm pitched a much-needed drug. Men didn’t get it

Antiva Biosciences is getting a front-row view of the challenges involved in pitching a company focused on women’s health.

Globe event

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Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she’s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.


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A true-crime podcast about the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: the theft of 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

Real Estate

Peek inside Olivia Culpo’s airy, chic Los Angeles loft

Rhode Island native Olivia Culpo lives on the West Coast these days, but she still brings a bit of “East Coast prep” to her Los Angeles loft. That’s according to interior design company Homepolish’s magazine, for which Culpo recently showed off her elegantly decorated Los Angeles space.


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SEC is said to subpoena Tesla after Elon Musk's tweet

Federal securities regulators have served Tesla with a subpoena, according to a person familiar with the investigation, increasing pressure on the electric car company as it deals with the fallout from several recent actions by its chief executive, Elon Musk.