Inspector general to review TSA’s ‘Quiet Skies’ surveillance program

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The inspector general’s office will investigate the program, in which federal air marshals follow US citizens not suspected of a crime on flights and through airports.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro holds hands with Judy Deaven who says her son was a victim of sexual abuse by a priest as a boy, during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released Tuesday says that number comes from records in six Roman Catholic dioceses. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Pennsylvania report says predatory priest was sent to Mass. treatment center

A Pennsylvania grand jury found that one priest was sent to a Central Massachusetts treatment facility during the time church authorities received complaints of sexual abuse against him in the early 1980s.

// Pennsylvania grand jury cites Boston Globe role in uncovering clergy sex abuse scandal

The Boston Globe’s reporting on clergy sex abuse prompted multiple victims in Pennsylvania to come forward, a grand jury said Tuesday.

Faneuil Hall

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Adrian Walker

Boston has bigger racial problems than name of Faneuil Hall

The racial gap in net worth, or the achievement gap in schools, or the crisis in unsolved homicides are more pressing than months of debate about Faneuil Hall.

This MBTA route showcases all of the T’s bus problems

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.

// Omarosa Manigault-Newman says Trump is trying to silence her

The former White House aide declined to discuss details of her interview with special counsel Robert Mueller’s office, which she confirmed Tuesday.

// Sarah Sanders says she can’t guarantee Trump has never said the ‘n-word’

The press secretary’s comments on Tuesday came after former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleged that she has heard an audio tape of Trump using the word.

// Fury, praise for collaboration between federal agencies to target immigrants

The news of the collaboration drew swift rebuke Tuesday from Democratic leaders and praise from advocates for tougher enforcement of immigration laws.

// 200 newspapers join Globe effort on freedom of the press editorials

Some of the most respected and widely circulated newspapers in the country are included on the list.

// Bernie Sanders wins Vermont Democratic nod, but is expected to turn it down

Sanders is thought to be considering a presidential run in 2020 and already is on Vermont’s November ballot as an independent.

// One dead, two injured in Mattapan shooting

The three people were shot in Mattapan shortly before 10 a.m., Boston police said.

Longtime incumbent Bill Galvin and his challenger Josh Zakim (right) debated on WGBH's Greater Boston with Jim Braude (left).

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Galvin and Zakim’s first major debate in secretary of state race turned ugly — quickly

Longtime incumbent Bill Galvin and his challenger Josh Zakim spoke over each other, cut each other off, and lashed out whenever one accused the other of misleading voters.

// Man killed in crowbar crash called ‘great attorney, a great persuader of judges’

John Madaio was described as a man with an upbeat personality matched with a fierce commitment to protecting his clients’ rights.

A bartender poured a pint of Sam Adams beer in 2007.

Somerville mayor hits back at critics, says Sam Adams drinkers ‘will remember Jim Koch sucked up to Trump’

“I will never drink Sam Adams beer again!” Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone tweeted after Jim Koch praised President Trump at a dinner last week.

// A bear walks into a Connecticut liquor store — and fortunately no one gets hurt

They locked him in the vestibule, but a customer walked right in. Luckily, the bear’s back was turned.

Foxborough-7/27/2018 The Patriots held their second day of training camp at the Gillette Stadium facility. Phillip Dorsett grabs a pass during a drill. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)


Receiver Phillip Dorsett sustains apparent knee injury in practice

Dorsett went down while running a route and limped off, and he did not return to team drills.

// Rob Gronkowski finally splurged and bought himself a luxury item

The tight end talked finances, whose lead he follows for off-the-field business pursuits, and more.

Jordan Peele is bringing back the classic anthology series.

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TV Critic’s Corner

Jordan Peele is rebooting ‘The Twilight Zone’

That’s the good news. The bad news: It’ll only be available to CBS All Access subscribers.

Renée Graham

// Don’t back away from the hard truth, Senator Warren

Elizabeth Warren’s recent comments on the criminal justice system sparked a backlash.

// Want to help your colleagues? Try logging off for a while

A group of Boston academics found that workers who are in constant contact with each other may actually be less effective.

// How to make the most of farmers’ markets now

Here are six things to know before you hit that local farmer’s market. And if you don’t know where the closest one is, we’ve got you covered.

Amy Schumer, left, and Chris Fischer arrive at the 72nd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 10, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)


Amy Schumer celebrates six months of marriage to Mass. chef husband on Instagram

Schumer and Chris Fischer, a Martha’s Vineyard native who won the James Beard Foundation Book Award for American Cooking in 2016, tied the knot in February.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh spoke in Delaware, Ohio, on July 19 as Danny O’Connor, a candidate in a special election, listened.

Capital Source

Walsh is dropping into Iowa to campaign. And yes, he’s going to the state fair.

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, who last month was in Ohio and Indiana to stump for Democrats, will be in Iowa on Wednesday.

Capital Source

// No state dislikes Trump’s job performance more than Mass.

The Morning Consult survey found that in Massachusetts, only 35 percent of residents approved of the job President Trump is doing, while 62 percent disapproved.

// Prosecutors investigating Revere’s finances after parking meter money goes missing

City councilors criticized Mayor Brian Arrigo for how his office handled the case, which originated from an audit of the city’s finances.

// MIT researchers uncover major spaghetti findings

MIT researchers have discovered a way to break uncooked spaghetti noodles in two. Stop smirking — they say the breakthrough could have implications far beyond the kitchen.

Opinion & Ideas


// The Great Trumpkin, in a swamp all his own

Omarosa turned on her former boss like one of the hosts in “Westworld” who had suddenly woken up to reality.

Special reports

// TSA tracking travelers like terrorists in secret surveillance program

Air marshals are conducting a new domestic surveillance program, tracking people as they fly and move through airports. It might be illegal.


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// Med students are skipping class — and making lectures increasingly obsolete

Many students feel there’s a mismatch between what they’re taught in class and what they’re expected to know on licensing exams.

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// Seattle’s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

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.


// More about Last Seen: The Largest Unsolved Art Heist ever

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.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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Real Estate


//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

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The Big Picture

Summertime festivals around the world

Photographers capture communities gathering at events organized to celebrate a variety of cultural observances.


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