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An alarming pattern of racial segregation has re-emerged in the Boston Public School system over the last two decades.

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Boston’s schools are becoming resegregated

An alarming pattern of racial segregation has re-emerged in the Boston Public School system over the last two decades, according to a Globe analysis.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/woodshole.jpg It’s ‘the last frontier on Earth that’s truly not well understood,’ and scientists are about to explore it

Scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will be visiting an area of the ocean shrouded in mystery, hoping to learn more about the region and ultimately help preserve it.

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Democrats spent 2 years working on a new slogan. Here’s what they came up with

Democrats can’t seem to win in their attempts at sloganeering. Every attempt only serves as a reminder that the party lacks a clear leader and that it has trouble conveying policy in emotional terms.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_babyboomermeditate3_biz.jpg On matters of spirituality, baby boomers are changing paths and writing their own scripts

Millions of boomers are happily experimenting, changing religions, and incorporating diverse traditions into their own beliefs.

The Nation

Democrats spent 2 years working on a new slogan. Here’s what they came up with

By Liz Goodwin

Democrats can’t seem to win in their attempts at sloganeering. Every attempt only serves as a reminder that the party lacks a clear leader and that it has trouble conveying policy in emotional terms.

Elizabeth Warren calls US criminal justice system ‘racist’

Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat of Massachusetts, at Dillard University in New Orleans on Friday.

By Bill Barrow

The senator and potential Democratic candidate from Massachusetts delivered what she called “the hard truth.’’

Trump bashes LeBron James hours before Ohio rally

By Jonathan Lemire

In a late-night tweet, the president derided the intelligence of one of the nation’s most prominent African-American men.

The World

Scorching summer in Europe signals long-term climate changes

People cooled off with water from a fountain in the basque city of Vitoria, Spain, Saturday.

By Alissa J. Rubin

The closer a community is to the Arctic Circle, the more this summer’s heat stood out in the temperature record.

Tens of thousands protest contentious Israel nation law in Tel Aviv

By Ilan Ben Zion

It marked the first time in recent memory that the Druze community, typically loyal to the state, staged a large public protest.

US isn’t holding up its end of nuclear deal, North Korean envoy charges

By Choe Sang-hun

Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho warned that the country will not start denuclearizing unless Washington takes reciprocal actions.

Editorial & Opinion

Renée Graham

The war on Christians isn’t actually happening

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a Religious Liberty Summit at the Department of Justice, Monday, July 30, 2018. Seated on the right is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

By Renée Graham

Jeff Sessions’ new Religious Liberty Task Force is what’s really worrisome.

Letters

US intervention has played key role in Syria’s misery

“The tragedy in Syria has come about not because Donald Trump or Barack Obama have done too little, but because they intervened too much.”

Letters

Duck boats’ safety should have been in question from the start

“When costs and benefits are weighed, the deciding factor is tilted too often toward profit.”

Metro

Tornado strikes in Webster and Dudley, destroying dreams among its damage

Buildings on Main Sreet in Webster were damaged by the tornado.

By J.D. Capelouto and Elise Takahama

A tornado, along with heavy rain, destroyed buildings and caused other damage in south-central Massachusetts on Saturday.

Boston’s schools are becoming resegregated

An alarming pattern of racial segregation has re-emerged in the Boston Public School system over the last two decades.

By James Vaznis

An alarming pattern of racial segregation has re-emerged in the Boston Public School system over the last two decades, according to a Globe analysis.

Casting call for a certain type of Bostonian doesn’t disappoint

Christopher “Zeke” Zicuis posed for a portrait outside Boston Casting during a casting call for an upcoming Mark Wahlberg movie.

By Dugan Arnett

All of them were sure they possessed that authentic, unmistakable Boston look. All were hoping fate might smile upon them.

Business & Tech

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Five ways the state’s revised noncompete rules could affect you

Businessman stand inside a circle painted by big boss. Warning sign

By Scott Kirsner

Does your employer have the right to limit where you decide to work next? Here’s what new legislation says about the issue of noncompetes.

This old teardown?

By Alex Gailey

Officials in two communities, Somerville and Amherst, are debating whether homes built from the late 1940s to late 1960s should no longer automatically get a reprieve from the wrecking ball.

ON THE JOB

Highlighting the unseen artists behind comic books

Rob Stull says black comic book artists have always been in the industry, they just haven’t gotten the visibility they deserve.

By Cindy Atoji Keene

Rob Stull, who has worked as a comic book artist for every major comic book publisher, says black comic book artists have always been part of the industry — they just haven’t gotten the visibility they deserve.

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The week ahead in business

By Allison Hagan

S&P 500 posts 5th weekly gain as dollar weakens

By Brendan Walsh and Olivia Schaber

TALKING POINTS

The week in business

MICHELLE SINGLETARY | THE COLOR OF MONEY

Counting on a tax refund next year? Double-check your withholdings now.

By Michelle Singletary

Sports

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

This Boston Massacre has flipped the script for Red Sox

Boston, MA - 8/04/2018 - (4th inning) New York Yankees starting pitcher Chance Adams (43) reacts as Boston Red Sox designated hitter J.D. Martinez (28) takes a round tripper on the base paths after his solo home run during the fourth inning. The Boston Red Sox host the New York Yankees in Game 3 of a four game series at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 05Red Sox-Yankees, LOID: 8.4.2719285802.

By Dan Shaughnessy

Red Sox history has seen two of the biggest series meltdowns against the Yankees at Fenway Park in 1978 and 2006. The 2018 Red Sox are taking their revenge.

Revolution 3, Orlando City SC 3

Revolution settles for draw after late lapse

Orlando City's Amro Tarek, left, tries to clear the ball from New England Revolution's Teal Bunbury during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Scott Sutter’s stoppage-time goal in the 93d minute thwarted New England (7-7-8) from claiming outright victory in Orlando Saturday night.

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK

Patriots’ Trey Flowers refuses to take it easy on off days

New England Patriots defensive lineman Trey Flowers #98 in action against the Philadelphia Eagles at Super Bowl 52 on Sunday, February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis. Philadelphia won the game 41-33.(AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

By Jim McBride

Flowers said there’s still work to be done on those days when he doesn’t have to strap on the pads.

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NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Nathan Eovaldi another deadline success story for Red Sox

By Nick Cafardo

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Ian Kinsler has good company on Red Sox disabled list

By Peter Abraham

pro football hall of fame

Ray Lewis calls for more enlightened leadership in US

By Barry Wilner

NASCAR: GoBowling at The Glen. (Sunday, 2:30 p.m., NBC)

Martin Truex Jr. chasing title as NASCAR’s king of the road

By John Kekis

INDIANS 3, ANGELS 0

Corey Kluber gets back on track, shuts out Angels

By Tom Withers

MATT PORTER I SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

Why September seems like a potential circus for the Bruins

By Matt Porter

GARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

R.J. Hunter, onetime Celtics’ bust, is trying to keep his NBA dream alive

By Gary Washburn

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Which players could be available on trade waivers?

By Nick Cafardo

Ideas

Ideas | S.I. Rosenbaum

The twilight of closed adoptions

The identity of the parents of adopted children have long been kept secret. Genetic testing has made that impossible to maintain.

By S.I. Rosenbaum

The identity of the parents of adopted children have long been kept secret. Genetic testing has made that impossible to maintain.

Ideas | Zachary D. Kaufman

When sexual abuse is common knowledge — but nobody speaks up

FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, questions FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok during the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform hearing on

By Zachary D. Kaufman

The #MeToo movement has shown not only how rampant sexual abuse is, but also how often third parties disregard it — or even enable it.

Ideas | Simon Talbot and Wendy Dean

Physicians aren’t ‘burning out.’ They’re suffering moral injury

Physicians, like combat soldiers, often face a profound and unrecognized threat to their well-being.

By Simon Talbot and Wendy Dean

Physicians, like combat soldiers, often face a profound and unrecognized threat to their well-being.

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Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

The lesson in the ruins of Rome

By Stephen Kinzer

Brainiac

Big Data: Trigger warnings

By Alex Kingsbury

Obituaries

Jacques Wirtz, 93, innovative landscape designer

Mr. Wirtz designed gardens for private residences, large estates, public parks, museums, college campuses, and more.

By Richard Sandomir

The acclaimed Belgian landscape architect’s innovative gardens blended sculptural treatment of boxwood and yew hedges with a deep knowledge of plants and flowers.

Rick Genest, Lady Gaga collaborator known as Zombie Boy, dies at 32

Mr. Genest modeled for French designer Thierry Mugler during a fashion show in Paris in 2011.

The Quebec model was known for his head-to-toe tattoos and participation in the Lady Gaga music video ‘‘Born This Way.’’

Patricia Hermes, 82, whose children’s books had serious side

By Anita Gates

The author’s books for children and young adults often dealt with serious subjects, including death, incest, war, famine, and slavery.

Sunday Arts

stage review

Puttin’ on the glitz in ‘Moulin Rouge!’

Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit in “Moulin Rouge! The Musical.”

By Patti Hartigan

The Broadway-bound production at the beautifully restored Emerson Colonial Theatre is jaw-droppingly kitschy, hilarious, and vapid at the same time.

The top 10 most powerful and influential married couples in pop music history

By James Sullivan

It’s a top 10 with a ring on it.

COMMENTARY | TY BURR

MoviePass has always been a deal too good to last

By Ty Burr

After hiking its subscription price and limiting its offerings, MoviePass looks poised to go under.

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My Instagram

Yusra Wahab

By Lillian Brown

The Story Behind the Book

Writer of ‘sort-of memoirs’

By Kate Tuttle

@LARGE | Michael Andor Brodeur

How social-media sharing amplifies what we want to hear — and what we don’t

By Michael Andor Brodeur

Book Review

If Portnoy was an Indian immigrant writer

By Michael Upchurch

New England Literary news | Nina MacLaughlin

Seaweed in the Gulf of Maine; N.E. Book Award winners; and new children’s book

By Nina MacLaughlin

Book Review

Evolving story of evolution

By Thomas Levenson

In Focus

Super ‘Flyness’

By Peter Keough

Travel

‘If they touch it, you tip it’: The definitive guide to tipping while traveling

By Christopher Muther

With the help of etiquette experts, we’ve assembled a handy guide for tipping while traveling in the United States.

Giving the Berkshires a spin: Pittsfield’s volunteer-crafted carousel makes summer memories

Nick Zaderneg of Pittsfield and his nephew Andrew Zaderneg of Ballston Lake, N.Y., ride the Berkshire Carousel.

By Patricia Harris and David Lyon

Now in its third season, the carousel was set in motion by Dr. Jim Shulman and his wife, Jackie. Shulman has fond memories of growing up in Pittsfield, and wanted to give back to his community.

10 things to do in New England while your kids are still young

The magical world of puppets comes alive at the Puppet Showplace Theater in Brookline.

By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright

There are certain places in New England that are a whole lot more fun — and magical — when young kids are along. Here are 10 favorites.

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The Vip Lounge | kEVIN cLAY

The VIP Lounge with Kevin Clay

By Juliet Pennington

Here, there, and everywhere

By Kari Bodnarchuk

Real Estate

Those aggressively colorful hues our ancestors loved were just too much for us to take.

By Regina Cole

“It was a terrible shock to people. I almost got fired.” | realestate.boston.com

Home of the Week: Reclaimed beams play starring role in Hull reno

The two-bedroom home, priced at $625,000, offers a loft and Hull Bay views. Search the latest listings at realestate.boston.com.

Making a faded fiberglass door look like new

By Rob Robillard

Ask the Carpenter offers tips for repairing a faded fiberglass door. Get more home improvement tips at realestate.boston.com.

Magazine

Globe Magazine

The secret flight that launched Amelia Earhart’s career

394033 03: (FILE PHOTO) Amelia Earhart stands June 14, 1928 in front of her bi-plane called

By Keith O’Brien

The intrepid flier was a Boston social worker struggling to make ends meet when she got the phone call in 1928. They were looking for a woman who could fly — and who was willing to risk her life.

Globe Magazine

Boston’s biotech boom could bring bold new treatments for cancer

Photo credit: Michael Prince. Here is a simple caption, reviewed for accuracy by Dr. Avigan and Dr. Rosenblatt: “At the Cancer Center at BIDMC, a lab technician demonstrates the preparation of a personalized therapeutic cancer vaccine generated using a patient’s own cells.”

By Jessie Scanlon

The biotech industry has already remade the city. Now these startups and researchers are reinventing how we fight this insidious disease.

PERSPECTIVE | MAGAZINE

A foreigner’s view of America’s immigration problem: You like kicking us out

Guatemalan immigrants deported from the United States arrive at the Air Force base in Guatemala City on June 22, 2018.

By Christine Mungai

They wanted me to want to stay. And then, they wanted me to know I could be refused — in other words, that rejection should flow from America to me.