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Massport CEO who oversaw Seaport building boom says he will step down

Thomas Glynn, 72, plans to leave in November, ending his tenure one year before his contract expires.

The 111 is one of the busiest bus lines in the MBTA system, transporting 12,000 riders a day along 6.5 miles.
Passengers at Haymarket Square crowded aboard the 111 bus, which is often late and sometimes doesn’t come at all. The trip can be an endurance test.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

Traffic, crowding, cancellations: This MBTA route shows all 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.

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The Frances Addelson Shakespeare Players, a troupe whose members are mostly in their 70s and 80s, will take 18 months to prepare for a production of “Twelfth Night.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/b99237c5f9d347758a6aef9dc8098562-b99237c5f9d347758a6aef9dc8098562-0.jpg Catholic Church said to have covered for hundreds of ‘predator priests’

A grand jury report released Tuesday said church leaders in six Pennsylvanian dioceses protected more than 300 abusive priests.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

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

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.

The Nation

Catholic Church said to have covered for hundreds of ‘predator priests’

Survivors of sexual abuse by priests were joined by family members at the news conference in Harrisburg, Pa.

By Michelle Boorstein and Gary Gately

A grand jury report released Tuesday said church leaders in six Pennsylvanian dioceses protected more than 300 abusive priests.

What sparked the impeachment of West Virginia’s Supreme Court?

Robin Davis announced her reirement as West Virginia Supreme Court chief justice on Tuesday.

By Campbell Robertson

The whole episode began with office renovations and a $32,000 dark blue suede sectional sofa, accented with more than $1,000 worth of throw pillows.

Paul Manafort’s defense rests after calling no witnesses

Lawyers representing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort walked to US District Court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday.

By Rachel Weiner and Matt Zapotosky

The decision is a common tactic by defense lawyers, who often prefer to attack the government’s case by grilling prosecution witnesses.

The World

Italy stunned after Genoa bridge collapse kills at least 26

By Gaia Pianigiani and Elisabetta Povoledo

A 200-meter section of a bridge collapsed Tuesday over an industrial zone during a strong storm.

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

Forensics officers worked on the car involved in Tuesday’s crash. Police said the suspect was not cooperating.

By Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura

Video footage showed the car veering toward pedestrians and cyclists then accelerating.

Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plot

Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro took part in a rally in Caracas on Monday.

The list of suspects — including an exiled opposition lawmaker — has now risen to 34, and officials are seeking arrests in Colombia, Peru, and the United States.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

Chris Collins’ indictment is a wake-up call for reform of House rules

Representative Chris Collins walked out of a New York courthouse earlier this month after being charged with insider trading.

Collins’ arrest exposes a gaping hole in the ethics guidelines in the House of Representatives.

Renée Graham

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

Elizabeth Warren spoke during an event at Dillard University in New Orleans on Aug. 3.

By Renée Graham

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

JEFF JACOBY

San Francisco employees eat at work. City Hall wants to punish them

By Jeff Jacoby

Two San Francisco legislators want to force workers to go out to lunch. Seriously.

Metro

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

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

By Milton J. Valencia

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.

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

By Jana Winter

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.

Traffic, crowding, cancellations: This MBTA route shows all the T’s bus problems

The 111 is one of the busiest bus lines in the MBTA system, transporting 12,000 riders a day along 6.5 miles.

By Adam Vaccaro

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.

Business & Tech

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

By Andy Rosen

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

Its stock rising, Aspen Tech enjoys a quiet revival after a two-year exile from Nasdaq

The company’s rebound has accelerated under the current chief executive, Antonio Pietri.

By Jon Chesto

Not every company can bounce back from a stock market delisting, but Aspen Technology has quietly pulled it off.

MGH named nation’s fourth-best hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Massachusetts General Hospital retained its ranking by U.S. News & World Report from last year.

By Dialynn Dwyer

Massachusetts General Hospital has once again been singled out as one of the best medical institutions in the country.

Obituaries

Arvonne Fraser, strong voice on women’s issues, dies at 92

By Neil Genzlinger

Ms. Fraser was, among other things, a founder of the Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota.

Sports

Red Sox 2, Phillies 1

Rick Porcello puts on a show in Red Sox win

Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello dives into second base with a double in the third inning Tuesday.

By Julian Benbow

Porcello pitched seven innings of two-hit ball — and even contributed a double of his own, although manager Alex Cora noted his slide into the bag “was pretty bad.”

STAN GROSSFELD

In Worcester, a local legend returns to the ring at age 45

Worcester, Ma---June 21, 2018--Three-time, two-division world champion Jose Antonio Rivera and his son A.J. Rivera, at Camp Get Right. Rivera is training for his

By Stan Grossfeld

Jose Antonio Rivera, a court officer in the city, fights again this week for the first time in seven years.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

‘A blessing’: It’s fairly remarkable LeGarrette Blount is still in the NFL

Detroit Lions running back LeGarrette Blount points after an NFL football practice in Allen Park, Mich., Monday, June 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

By Ben Volin

The Lions hope the former Patriot’s good karma (three Super Bowl wins in four years) rubs off on them.

Wednesday Food

Movie Review

Follow the money in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Michelle Yeoh (left), Henry Golding, and Constance Wu in “Crazy Rich Asians.”

By Mark Feeney

The first hour of this adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel about mega-money nuptials in Singapore is a treat

Getting salty

Getting Salty with Nathan Sigel of Tempo

Nathan Sigel owner of Tempo and his girlfriend, general manager Erin Barnicle, are long-time Waltham residents. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Business, )

By Kara Baskin

In 2005, Sigel opened the restaurant on Waltham’s Moody Street. Since then, he’s seen the area change from a quiet strip of mom-and-pop spots to a bustling destination.

What She’s Having

It was hot, but we still had to eat

A crudo tasting at Bar Mezzana features the chef’s choice of six different fish.

By Devra First

What’s so wrong with downing a whole bowl of queso for lunch?

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In the Pink reunites for a good cause

By Robert Steiner

Don’t drive by Drive-By Pies

By Ann Trieger Kurland

Music Review

A little diss and a lot of that from Pusha T

By Franklin Soults

TV Critic’s Corner

Jordan Peele is rebooting ‘The Twilight Zone’

By Matthew Gilbert