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Pentagon sees space as next frontier

The US is perched on the edge of a new era in space militarization, and a new administration is eager to engage in a high-tech arms race.

Bon Appetit magazine has named Portland, Maine, as its Restaurant City of the Year for 2018. The city has a thriving restaurant scene, including the Eventide Oyster Co.

Fred Field for The Boston Globe

Devra First

Why don’t Boston restaurants win national awards?

The city inarguably offers excellent food and a wealth of culinary talent. But when it comes to wider recognition, it is often overlooked.

Editorial & Opinion

Renée Graham

The Violence Against Women Act is in peril

From left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts, and Shanann Watts.

By Renée Graham

Supporting a law that protects women from domestic and sexual violence should be a no-brainer.

Metro

TSA says air marshals don’t follow ‘ordinary’ travelers. Some ordinary travelers beg to differ

 “I’m not a terrorist,” Taylor Usry said upon learning that she was followed by air marshals.

By Jana Winter

She’s a social media manager for an arts-and-crafts company, and somehow became a target of a secret TSA surveillance program.

With new casino, a big bet on Springfield

By Mark Arsenault

Seven years after Massachusetts legalized casino gambling, MGM Springfield is set to open on Friday.

Longtime Suffolk district attorney Dan Conley endorses candidate Greg Henning

Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley and Greg Henning.

By Maria Cramer

The announcement was long expected but officially makes clear whom the sitting incumbent wants to succeed him once he leaves office in January.

Business & Tech

MICHELLE SINGLETARY | THE COLOR OF MONEY

A debt-free college degree? It’s possible

By Michelle Singletary

Smart spending, smart saving, and smart choices can make it happen.

ON THE JOB

She’s helped launch thousands of products

A serial entrepreneur, Bobbie Carlton’s latest venture is Innovation Woman, an online database of female speakers.

By Cindy Atoji Keene

Bobbie Carlton has been called the den mother of start-ups, and the fairy godmother of entrepreneurs.

Sports

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Lesson learned? Red Sox should have given Chris Sale more time

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 12: Chris Sale #41 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during the fourth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 12, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

By Nick Cafardo

Sale’s return to the DL — after just one start — shows how careful the team has to be before running him back out there.

BEN VOLIN | On Football

Malcolm Butler has moved on, from the Patriots and his Super Bowl benching

Tennessee Titans defensive back Malcolm Butler runs a drill during NFL football training camp Friday, July 27, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

By Ben Volin

The cornerback signed a life-changing contract — five years, $61.2 million — with the Titans in March.

BEN VOLIN I SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

What we learned by watching the Lions and Titans practice

Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia watches players stretch as quarterback Matthew Stafford looks on during NFL football practice Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Napa, Calif. The Oakland Raiders and the Lions held a joint practice before their upcoming preseason game on Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

By Ben Volin

While the Lions require media to watch in a designated area, the Titans allow reporters to watch all of practice from the sidelines.

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KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

Bruins’ Anders Bjork aching to get season started

By Kevin Paul Dupont

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

Let’s size up the Red Sox’ playoffs competition

By Nick Cafardo

Obituaries

In 2004, Annan told Harvard grads the world needs ‘enlightened American leadership’

In 2002, Kofi Annan received a John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage award. Here, he received his award while Senator Edward Kennedy and Carolyn Kennedy looked on.

By John Hilliard

“We must not allow ourselves, out of fear or anger, to treat people whose faith or culture differs from ours as enemies,” Kofi Annan said.

Sunday Arts

Devra First

Why don’t Boston restaurants win national awards?

Bon Appetit magazine has named Portland, Maine, as its Restaurant City of the Year for 2018. The city has a thriving restaurant scene, including the Eventide Oyster Co.

By Devra First

The city inarguably offers excellent food and a wealth of culinary talent. But when it comes to wider recognition, it is often overlooked.

bibliophiles

A memoirist with a deep love for memoir

By Amy Sutherland

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich’s “The Fact of a Body: A Murder and A Memoir” blends true crime and memoir.

Travel

How to make the most of New England’s rail-trail system

Cyclists on the Minuteman Bikeway in Lexington.

By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright

Ready to hit the trail? Here are five top-ranked rail-trails in New England.

CHRISTOPHER MUTHER

How to spend a perfect weekend in Gloucester

Coin-operated telescopes enhance the view along Stacey Boulevard in Gloucester.

By Christopher Muther

Tell me, fellow Bostonians, why are you torturing yourselves in Cape Cod traffic?

Ice cream, seascapes, and charm in a Cornish port

The port and village of Mousehole in Cornwall.

By John Sherman

We wanted to get away for a week where no one we knew had ever traveled. Mousehole fit that bill and so many others.

Magazine

Globe Magazine

Put away that credit card. You need to use cash more

By Neil Swidey

Big banks are the big winners when shoppers whip out the plastic. Meanwhile, Americans sink further into debt.

Perspective | Magazine

A ‘real man’ should know how to dress. But America celebrates slobs

By Charles Taylor

Why is it considered masculine to remain so utterly clueless about dressing yourself?

Cooking | Magazine

Recipes: Three ways to prepare all that surplus zucchini

Zucchini rosti.

By Adam Ried

Awash in squash? Fear not — we have three recipes to keep you ahead of the August onslaught.

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Globe Magazine

See what #GlobeDogs have been up to this summer

By Abigail Freeman