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Mike and Laura Cote died after they were rescued from a rip currant at Seabrook Beach.

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Husband, wife die in Seabrook, N.H., rip current incident

The people who died after a powerful rip current swept a group of people out to sea at a Seabrook, N.H., beach on Sunday were identified as a husband and wife from Methuen.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/RinaldiRally08.jpg William Galvin faces strongest challenge in 2 decades

This is life back on the campaign trail for Galvin, in the thick of his most competitive challenge since he was elected secretary of state 24 years ago.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/davis_zakim1_met.jpg Josh Zakim barnstorms across Mass. to raise his profile

“It’s tough to run for statewide office,” said Maurice Cunningham, a political science professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Catholics remain skeptical after Francis’ apology for abuse

The faithful wonder, will real reform follow?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_bethIsrael2_biz.jpg Beth Israel, Lahey attack report that predicts hospital merger will raise prices

Hospital leaders criticized the Health Policy Commission’s analysis and said it produced “extremely misleading and inflammatory estimates.”

The Nation

In shift, Russians now targeting conservative think tanks

Microsoft Corp. says hackers linked to the Russian unit formerly known as the GRU are going after US conservative think tanks critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his allies.

By David Sanger and Sheera Frenkel

Policy institutes that have broken with President Trump and are seeking continued sanctions against Moscow are the main targets.

No verdict in first Paul Manafort trial after 3 days of deliberations

Paul Manafort faces two more trials.

By Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker

Federal prosecutors claim that President Trump’s former campaign chairman hid tens of millions of dollars in foreign income.

Steve Bannon wants Republicans to rally behind Trump

Steve Bannon is urging Republicans to rally behind their candidates during the upcoming midterm elections.

By Catherine Lucey

The president’s former chief strategist said he believes the party would lose 35 to 40 House seats if the election were held today.

The World

Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened, report says

The remains of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy, after it partially collapsed on Aug. 15.

By Colleen Barry

The finding was made months before the bridge collapsed last week, killing 43 people and forcing the removal of 600.

She spent 10 hours in the water after falling off a cruise ship — and she survived

Kay Longstaff spent 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea before she was rescued.

By the Associated Press

A rescue vessel found Kay Longstaff, 46, floating some 45 nautical miles off Croatia’s coast, in the Adriatic Sea.

Afghan forces rescue 149 hostages seized by Taliban

The attack on civilians traveling in Kunduz province came after President Ashraf Ghani proposed a holiday cease-fire.

By Amir Shah and Rahim Faiez

Women and children were among those taken captive when the Taliban ambushed a convoy of buses in Kunduz province.

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

After latest shocking sex abuse report, Pope Francis must lead

Pope Francis prayed in the crypt of the Basilica of Saint Nicholas in Italy last month.

The revelations from Pennsylvania threaten to undermine much of what Francis has built.

JOAN VENNOCHI

No exceptions when it comes to politicians and free press

Political figures on both the left and right deserve scrutiny for their treatment of journalists.

By Joan Vennochi

Political figures on both the left and right deserve scrutiny for their treatment of journalists.

Opinion | Andrew J. Bacevich

Security clearances should terminate with government employment

Photo illustration by Lesley Becker/Globe Staff; Adobe Stock; AP

By Andrew J. Bacevich

Why should former officials retain privileged access to state secrets?

Metro

Husband, wife die in Seabrook, N.H., rip current incident

Mike and Laura Cote died after they were rescued from a rip currant at Seabrook Beach.

By J.D. Capelouto and Jerome Campbell

The people who died after a powerful rip current swept a group of people out to sea at a Seabrook, N.H., beach on Sunday were identified as a husband and wife from Methuen.

A reminder from Provincetown: Pilgrims stopped here first

A sign from the 1950 commemoration, which marked the 330th anniversary of the Mayflower’s arrival in Provincetown.

By Cynthia Fernandez

Blown off course, the Mayflower paused on the Cape for 5½ before heading west.

Judge grills ACLU, government in immigration case

Lilian Calderon, one of the people suing over the arrests of immigrants who showed up for hearings at government offices, answered questions outside federal court on Monday.

By Maria Cramer

Lawyers for immigrants trying to avoid deportation argue that the Department of Homeland Security unlawfully detained their clients.

Business & Tech

Expanding Wi-Fi in Tanzania: Facebook’s local office adds to global Internet push

One of the antennas (top, left), involved in the Facebook wireless project in Arusha, Tanzania. Facebook has used software developed in its Cambridge office to boost Internet connectivity globally.

By Andy Rosen

Cambridge-based engineers say they have successfully adapted a wireless technology that you might use in your home.

Some au pairs, in US through this visa program, say they’re treated worse than a pet

By Katie Johnston

The State Department’s J-1 program is cheap labor disguised as cultural exchange, human rights groups and worker advocates say.

Beth Israel, Lahey attack report that predicts hospital merger will raise prices

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

Hospital leaders criticized the Health Policy Commission’s analysis and said it produced “extremely misleading and inflammatory estimates.”

Obituaries

Paul Broadnax, 92, jazz singer and pianist known for his grace and longevity

Mr. Broadnax (center) with former Scullers Jazz Club booker Fred Taylor and singer Donna Byrne during a party in Taylor’s honor last year.

By Bryan Marquard

Mr. Broadnax was a staple of New England’s jazz scene for nearly eight decades, appearing as a vocalist and pianist since his Roxbury childhood as a son of classically trained singers.

David McReynolds, 88, socialist and pacifist who twice ran for president

Mr. McReynolds (left) and four other men lit their draft cards on fire in 1965, defying federal law.

By Harrison Smith

Mr. McReynolds combined a belief in wealth redistribution with a fierce opposition to the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons.

Uri Avnery, 94, Israeli journalist and peace activist

Uri Avnery (fourth from the left), in 2003 alongside Yasir Arafat and others at Mr. Arafat’s compound in Ramallah.

By Isabel Kershner

Mr. Avnery riled the establishment by exposing national scandals and conferring with Yasser Arafat long before that was legal or fashionable for Israelis.

Sports

INDIANS 5, RED SOX 4

This loss hurts: After Indians rally, Red Sox fall short in ninth

Boston, MA: 8-20-18: Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello reacts as he is hit by a top of the seventh inning line drive off the bat of the Indains Yan Gomes. He would remzin in the game, but give up a two run home run to thde next Vleveand batter Greg Allen which gave the visitors a 5-3 lead. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Cleveland Indians in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Peter Abraham

Cleveland erased a 3-0 deficit against Rick Porcello to earn the comeback win in the battle of division leaders.

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Terry Francona was the best manager in Red Sox history

The 2011 collapse took its toll on Terry Francona, but the rest of his stint as Red Sox manager was off the charts, says Nick Cafardo.

By Nick Cafardo

The infamous Chicken and Beer Year was one of the greatest collapses in baseball history, but the rest of Francona’s tenure in Boston was off the charts.

BEN VOLIN

Takeaways from Jose Baez’s biography of Aaron Hernandez

By Ben Volin

In “Unnecessary Roughness: Inside the Trial and Final Days of Aaron Hernandez,” the attorney shares fascinating details about the former Patriots star’s life.

Tuesday Stories

NAMES

‘Project Runway’ winner to launch a style and design pop-up in the Fenway

Nicole Fichera (left) and Erin Robertson in Hourglass.

By Lillian Brown

Erin Robertson and interior designer Nicole Fichera will open Hourglass — part boutique and part “content studio.”

NAMES

Ben Affleck took a 22-year-old Playboy model to a Jack In The Box drive-through

Lindsay Shookus and Ben Affleck attended the HBO's Official 2017 Emmy After Party at The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center.

By Kevin Slane

Questions are swirling after the Massachusetts native was spotted out with a 22-year-old Playboy model.

NAMES

Sweet sweet Aretha (since she’s been gone)

Aretha Franklin Herb Ritts (American, 1952–2002) 1992 Photograph, gelatin silver print * Gift of Herb Ritts Foundation © Herb Ritts Foundation * Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

By Mark Feeney

The Museum of Fine Arts pays tribute to the singer, who died last week, with an installation in its Sharf Visitor Center.