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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.”

Incumbent Michael Capuano and Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley faced off in their final debate in the race for the democratic nomination for the Massachusetts 7th congressional district seat. On WGBH's Greater Boston with Jim Braude (left). Photo taken at the WGBH Studios on August 15, 2018. Photo: Meredith Nierman, WGBH News

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In a heated debate, Pressley launches an offensive against Capuano

The contest between Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley and incumbent Michael Capuano is seen as a test of voters’ willingness to embrace newcomers.

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In an interview with the Globe, Raisman talked about her fractured relationship with the governing body and her survivor advocacy.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/15/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_18E1DM.jpg President Trump revokes security clearance for ex-CIA director John Brennan

President Trump’s move was unprecedented and came against a former top US official who has been vocally critical of him.

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Some observers have taken to seizing on the slightest whiff of a clue about where the e-commerce giant might decide to locate its coveted $8 billion complex.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/3b326681ca224a34998e6684724e0264-3b326681ca224a34998e6684724e0264-0.jpg In Vermont, transgender nominee catapults to national attention

Christine Hallquist won the Democratic nomination for governor. She is the first openly transgender gubernatorial candidate from a major party in the nation.

The Nation

Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain

By MIKE STOBBE

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for another.

Editorial & Opinion

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.”

Metro

Man attacked by shark off Cape Cod

08-15-2018: Victim of possible shark attack is loaded onto helicopter. (Waiting more complete caption info.) Photo: David Curran

By Danny McDonald and Debora Almeida

A 61-year-old man suffered puncture wounds to his hip area Wednesday and beachgoers rushed to help him off the beach. He was flown by helicopter to a Boston hospital for treatment.

College of St. Joseph in Vermont is put on probation because of financial woes

By Laura Krantz

The College of St. Joseph, a small liberal arts school in Rutland, Vt., has been placed on probation by regional accreditors.

President Trump revokes security clearance for ex-CIA director John Brennan

Former CIA Director John Brennan.

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear

President Trump’s move was unprecedented and came against a former top US official who has been vocally critical of him.

Sports

Aly Raisman, at odds with USA Gymnastics, isn’t backing down

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman listens to testimony during a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing on

By Matt Porter

In an interview with the Globe, Raisman talked about her fractured relationship with the governing body and her survivor advocacy.

Ben Volin | On football

Catching up with the Titans, a.k.a. the Patriots of the South

Tennessee Titans running back Dion Lewis runs the ball during NFL football training camp Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

By Ben Volin

Coach Mike Vrabel, DBs Logan Ryan and Malcolm Butler, and RB Dion Lewis are among the former Patriots in Tennessee.

Here’s what USA Gymnastics had to say about its relationship with Aly Raisman

FILE - In this March 7, 2016, file photo, gymnast Aly Raisman poses for photos at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit in Beverly Hills, Calif. Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman’s gymnastics career has set the stage for what she believes is the next chapter in her life: as a spokesperson for victims of sexual abuse. The 23-year-old detailed her own history of abuse by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor in her recently released autobiography. Raisman says the book is just the beginning in her quest to bring change to her sport.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

By Matt Porter

The governing body for gymnastics provided statements regarding the Olympic star’s claims about the organization.