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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/2011-2020/2017/10/13/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.

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/b2569488519d4864a6042396da9ba2f5-b2569488519d4864a6042396da9ba2f5-0.jpg Springfield man indicted on murder charges after bodies of 3 women found at his home

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/9e62a704713f43a4878d44a3ea7ac4c9-9e62a704713f43a4878d44a3ea7ac4c9-0.jpg 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.

The World

Bombing of student center in Kabul highlights threat to minority Shi’ite youth

An Afghan Shi’ite girl (above) carried the coffin of a victim who was killed during an attack on a classroom in Kabul on Wednesday. Ten coffins were buried in a ceremony Thursday outside the city.

By Pamela Constable

Bombing of student center in Kabul highlights threat to minority Shiite youth

Bans on full-face Muslim veils are spreading across Europe

Demonstrators cover their faces during a protest in Copenhagen Aug. 1 on the first day of the implementation of the Danish face veil ban.

By Rebecca Tan

Earlier this month, Denmark became the fifth country in Europe to introduce a ban on face coverings in public places.

Melting ice uncovers 1946 wreckage of US plane in Swiss glacier

Two hikers walked by wreckage of a US WWII warplane that crashed in 1946 in the Alps.

By Palko Karasz

Relics of a harrowing adventure and the successful rescue of all those onboard, including an 11-year-old girl, resurfaced after 70 years when scorching temperatures caused the glacial ice to recede.

Editorial & Opinion

SCOT LEHIGH

How will Dems pay for their campaign promises?

Democratic candidates Jay Gonzalez and Bob Massie.

By Scot Lehigh

The Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls should be more forthcoming about the cost of their agendas.

Opinion | Marvin Kalb

The dangerous Trump hoax: Eroding trust in the press

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 10, 2016 Donald Trump (L) listens to Texas Senator Ted Cruz (not pictured) speak during the CNN Republican Presidential Debate in Miami, Florida. - Branded

By Marvin Kalb

Shortly after his inauguration, President Trump launched a brutal war against the press. He now appears to be winning it.

Renée Graham

All praise is due to the Queen of Soul

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 6, 2013 Singer Aretha Franklin performs during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, DC. - Aretha Franklin, the legendary singer known as the

By Renée Graham

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.

Metro

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

By Emily Williams, J.D. Capelouto and Sophia Eppolito

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.

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

President Trump.

By Michael Levenson and Christina Prignano

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.

After snags in jury selection, trial is still pending for 2 teens charged in 16-year-old’s killing

Raeshawn Moody (left) and Du’Shawn Taylor-Gennis are accused of ambushing Jonathan Dos Santos.

By Thomas Oide

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

Business & Tech

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

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

By Katie Johnston

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

Health insurance rates to increase 4.2 percent next year

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

The rise is relatively modest compared with the beginning of 2018, when rates climbed an average of 16.8 percent after the White House followed through on a threat to pull federal payments that subsidize insurance coverage.

Developers revamp plans for L Street Power Station project

An image of a planned food hall and gathering space in the former turbine area at the L Street Power Station.

By Tim Logan

They now call for fewer apartments and condos, more office space and parking, and two hotels.

Obituaries

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former prime minister of India, dies at 93

Mr. Vajpayee (right) met Pakistani President Nawaz Sharif during peace talks in 1999. Mr. Vajpayee oversaw an end to India’s nuclear test moratorium, but also pursued peace.

By Robert D. McFadden

Atal Bihari Vajpayee stunned the world by ending a decades-old moratorium on nuclear weapons tests but nevertheless managed to ease tensions with Pakistan and build closer ties to the United States.

Jill Janus, singer of the metal band Huntress, dies at 43

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2016 file photo, Jill Janus of Huntress performs at Ozzfest 2016 at San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, Calif. Janus, lead singer of the heavy metal band Huntress, has died at age 43. A statement from Janus' bandmates and family released Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, through publicist Alexandra Greenberg said Janus had long struggled with mental illness, and killed herself outside Portland, Ore., on Tuesday, Aug. 14. (Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Miss Janus fronted Huntress from the group’s inception in Los Angeles in 2009, singing on three full-length albums.

Herbert Sperling, drug boss tied to French Connection case, dies at 79

In a photo provided by Chris Cozzone and New York Public Library's research collections, Herbert Sperling at the U.S. Penitentiary in Lewisberg, Penn., in 1994. Sperling, a convicted drug dealer from Hell’s Kitchen who was accused of ordering the execution of Vincent C. Papa, the fellow mobster who masterminded the brazen theft of 400 pounds of French Connection heroin and cocaine from a police vault, died on July 3, 2018 at a hospital near Ayer, Mass. He was 79. (Chris Cozzone/The New York Public Library's research collections via The New York Times) -- NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH OBIT SPERLING BY SAM ROBERTS FOR AUG 16, 2018. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. --

By Sam Roberts

Mr. Sperling was among the first defendants to be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole, after federal judges were empowered to impose that penalty in the early 1970s.

Sports

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

FOXBOROUGH, MA - AUGUST 16: New England Patriots Super Bowl Championship banners are seen during a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Gillette Stadium on August 16, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)

By Nicole Yang

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

A plane flying over Gillette had a banner message for Patriots and their fans

Boston, MA - 8/16/2018 - (2nd quarter) New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) shows a little love to New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan (15) during the second quarter. The New England Patriots host the Philadelphia Eagles in the second pre-season home exhibition game at Gillette Stadium. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: James M. McBride, Topic: 17Patriots-Eagles, LOID: 8.4.2854134805.

By Nora Princiotti

The banner read, “41-33 Philly Philly Super Bowl LII”.

AMERICAN LEGION WORLD SERIES

Braintree loses its opener in American Legion World Series

By Jake Caccavaro

The Northeast champions lost, 1-0, at the tourney in Shelby, N.C., but will continue pool play Friday.

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ALEX SPEIER | MINOR DETAILS

Rusney Castillo looks ready for the majors, but there’s a catch

By Alex Speier

Fantasy football mock draft: The Globe’s experts make their picks

By Scott Thurston, Ed Ryan, Gary Dzen and Hayden Bird

Weekend

Movie Review

In ‘Mile 22,’ Mark Wahlberg is a man on a mission

Mark Wahlberg stars in “Mile 22”

By Tom Russo

He plays the leader of a special-ops team in his latest collaboration with director Peter Berg.

Television Review

‘Meh’ to Matt Groening’s ‘Disenchantment’

“Disenchanted” pokes fun at the tropes of medieval drama.

By Matthew Gilbert

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

music

10 essential songs from Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

By Maura Johnston

These tracks show different facets of the Queen of Soul.

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TV Critic’s Corner

Every week, a majestic opening to ‘The Affair’

By Matthew Gilbert

Movie REview

Telling tales about gay Hollywood

By Mark Feeney

Album review

Mitski’s ‘Cowboy’ ranges far and wide

By Robert Steiner

Classical Notes | David Weininger

A new musical season at the Gardner

By David Weininger

Galleries | Cate McQuaid

At ‘Best in Show II,’ at Lanoue Gallery, art meets arf

By Cate McQuaid

Love Letters

Dating in a rural area is not easy for divorced mom

By Meredith Goldstein