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FILE - In this May 3, 2018, file photo, attorney Lanny Davis speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his K Street office in Washington. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen has Davis, added a close friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton, to his legal team. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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Trump praises Manafort and criticizes Cohen

The president appeared to suggest he was more concerned with the fallout for himself than with the crimes.

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A Globe review found all 19 provisional licenses issued by the cannabis commission are tied to host community agreements that appear to violate the agency’s own guidance.

A Concord Coach Lines bus.

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Nestor Ramos

‘I was the only one left behind. And I was the only one who was brown’

A 14-year-old from Brookline was just trying to catch a bus home from Maine. Instead, he got a lesson in the insidious ways that race and bias operate in America today.

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“Our kids deserve this, and [this building] says they are worth this. . . . This is what we fought for,” one sixth grade teacher said.

The Nation

Trump praises Manafort and criticizes Cohen

FILE - In this May 3, 2018, file photo, attorney Lanny Davis speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his K Street office in Washington. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen has Davis, added a close friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton, to his legal team. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Eileen Sullivan

The president appeared to suggest he was more concerned with the fallout for himself than with the crimes.

Republicans urge embattled incumbents to speak out on Trump

By Jonathan Martin

Democrats face their own pressure to shed their cautious midterm strategy and hammer the opposition.

Democratic National Committee says hackers unsuccessfully targeted voter database

By Ellen Nakashima and Craig Timberg

Democratic National Committee says hackers unsuccessfully targeted voter database

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial

Elizabeth Warren’s plan to drain the swamp

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 21: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at the National Press Club August 21, 2018 in Washington, DC. Warren spoke on ending corruption in the nation's capital during her remarks. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senator Warren introduced her sweeping new anti-corruption proposal on Tuesday.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Undebatable — Geoff Diehl and John Kingston are afraid of Beth Lindstrom

Undebatable — Geoff Diehl and John Kingston are afraid of Beth Lindstrom

By Joan Vennochi

Two non-profiles in courage are avoiding debates with Beth Lindstrom in the Republican race for US Senate.

Opinion | Rachelle G. Cohen

Sweat, shoe leather, and passion in the Middlesex DA race

Arlington, MA: 7-24-18: Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan (right) is pictured with challenger Donna Patalano, (left) who is running against her for the position. They are pictured during a debate held at the First Parish Church. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

By Rachelle G. Cohen

Candidate Donna Patalano is hoping incumbency means precious little this year.

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Opinion | Carol Fulp, Colette Phillips, Betty Francisco, and Beth Chandler

Advancing women of color should be a key factor in a company’s strategy

By Carol Fulp, Colette Phillips, Betty Francisco and Beth Chandler

Metro

Gina Raimondo, already in a reelection fight, is fending off attacks on departure of PawSox

R.I. Governor Gina Raimondo.

By James Pindell

Gina Raimondo’s opponents have criticized the governor for many things, but few topics may have the emotional resonance of losing one of two minor-league professional teams to another state.

$73 million school in Roxbury is the first newly constructed BPS school building in 15 years

By James Vaznis

“Our kids deserve this, and [this building] says they are worth this. . . . This is what we fought for,” one sixth grade teacher said.

Greenfield mayor surprises homeless with Friday eviction from town common

By Amelia Nierenberg

After weeks of assuring the homeless they would not be forced off the common, the city’s mayor announced he would be closing the common on Friday, despite no solution to the affordable housing shortage.

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Some New England Trump voters are unfazed

By Sophia Eppolito and Marek Mazurek

TV Critic’s Corner

BuzzFeed is making news on Netflix

By Michael Andor Brodeur

Business & Tech

PawSox deal adds up to be one of the most generous since Baker took office

People involved in the deal to bring the Pawtucket Red Sox to Worcester showed a rendering of the new Polar Park stadium on Friday.

By Jon Chesto

Worcester officials say the incentive package they assembled to bring the Pawtucket Red Sox to town won’t draw money from the city’s existing tax revenue.

The bull market hits a milestone: 3,453 days. But not everyone’s in on the action

Even as the S&P 500 charges higher, retail investors continue to exit the equity markets.

By Matthew Phillips

The party has been going for more than a decade. But a lot of Americans haven’t been celebrating.

Fed minutes suggest no pause in rate hikes

The Fed and its chairman, Jerome H. Powell, have been pressured by President Trump to not raise interest rates.

By Jim Tankersley

Federal Reserve officials are poised to ignore President Trump’s call for them to stop raising interest rates.

Obituaries

Robert H. Ferrell, authority on Truman, dies at 97

By Richard Sandomir

A longtime history professor at Indiana University, the historian wrote or edited 12 books on the president from Missouri.

Vivian Matalon, Tony-winning director, dies at 88

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By Neil Genzlinger

Mr. Matalon’s biggest Broadway success was a Tony Award-winning revival of “Morning’s at Seven” in 1980.

John Kennedy, who hit memorable inside-the park home run, dies at 77

Boston, MA - 7/23/1970: California Angels' Sandy Alomar is out at third base on an attempted steal with a throw from Boston Red Sox catcher Jerry Moses (not pictured) to third baseman John Kennedy. The Boston Red Sox host the California Angels in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston on July 23, 1970. (Dan Goshtigian/Globe Staff) --- BGPA Reference: 180815_BS_003

By Marvin Pave

Mr. Kennedy’s hit late during a game in 1970 sparked a three-run, fifth-inning rally that highlighted a win over the Cleveland Indians.

Sports

Sports Log

Yankees place Aroldis Chapman on 10-day disabled list

New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman, center, leaves the game due to an injury in the twelfth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Miami. The Yankees won 2-1 in twelve innings. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

The fireballing closer has been nagged by left knee tendinitis since May.

Ohio State suspends Urban Meyer for three games

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer makes a statement during a news conference in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. Ohio State suspended Meyer on Wednesday for three games for mishandling domestic violence accusations, punishing one of the sport's most prominent leaders for keeping an assistant on staff for several years after the coach's wife accused him of abuse. Athletic director Gene Smith was suspended from Aug. 31 through Sept. 16. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

By Mitch Stacy

The Buckeyes head football coach was punished for mishandling domestic violence accusations against a former assistant.

RED SOX 10, INDIANS 4

All that Red Sox slump talk? Xander Bogaerts put an end to it

Boston, MA - 8/22/2018 - (7th inning) Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (2) is greeted by Boston Red Sox second baseman Ian Kinsler (5) after his second solo home run of the game in the seventh inning. The Boston Red Sox host the Cleveland Indians in Game 3 of a four game series at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 23Red Sox-Indians, LOID:8.4.2915669176.

By Peter Abraham

Bogaerts hit two of the team’s three home runs to lead an offensive onslaught against Cleveland.