Some conservatives are fuming that Baker is too far left

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker at this year’s state GOP convention.

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Charlie Baker’s record would be good for a Democrat. But he’s a Republican, and some conservatives are saying he’s too progressive.

// Trump leaving lasting legacy throughout judiciary

President Trump has appointed 44 judges since taking office – including more appellate judges than any president in American history at this point in their tenure.

// Democrats brace for surge from the left

Progressive voters are increasingly rattling primaries, and they promise to grow as a disruptive force in general elections.

// Justice Department releases secret Carter Page surveillance documents at center of partisan clash

The Trump administration has disclosed a previously top-secret set of documents related to the wiretapping of Carter Page.

// Jeff Sánchez, Jamaica Plain Democrat, is getting challenged from the ‘super left’

Jeff Sánchez, who serves as the House’s fiscal chief, will face a primary challenge from Nika Elugardo.

// As existence of a recording is revealed, Trump lashes out at his longtime lawyer

President Trump suggested Saturday that there could be legal consequences for Michael Cohen, who recorded a discussion about paying a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump.

1 dead, suspect in custody after Los Angeles supermarket standoff

About three hours after a suspect took hostages in a Trader Joe’s, he surrendered. One woman was killed inside the supermarket.

// In Maryland, lessons for UMass Boston

Like the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMass Boston serves many minority students and those who stay in the region after graduation.

The grounds of the Encore Boston Harbor casino and hotel are a garden in the making. The work to build a riverwalk on the former industrial site is well underway.

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At Everett casino, some of the green will be outside

Wynn Resorts is spending about $15 million to create the landscape around its $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor casino.

Woman shot in Topsfield, flown to Boston hospital

The woman suffered “potentially life-threatening injuries” and was airlifted to Brigham & Women’s Hospital, officials said.

// Sex abuse allegations against US cardinal could test pope’s resolve

If the accusations against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick are confirmed, Francis could revoke his title or even defrock him.

The target: you and your every move

How companies use geolocation data to target you — and everyone around — in ways you’re not even aware of.

// Rainstorms, flash flooding expected to break sunny streak Saturday night

Massachusetts is expected to be hit with torrential rain, severe thunderstorms, flash flooding, and possibly an isolated tornado.

‘She would be happy to know the community came together’

Loved ones of a woman killed in her Weymouth home Sunday have received an outpouring of support since the tragedy, a close family friend said.

// Survivors recount deadly Missouri duck boat sinking

State and federal investigators were trying to determine what sent the vessel to its demise.

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// Paralyzed Harvard football player Ben Abercrombie fighting his way back

Paralyzed in his first football game, he calls on his spirit to persevere in his rehab.


// Offense hits a dry spell as Red Sox get shut out by Tigers

Jose Iglesias had a two-run double and a two-run home run for Detroit.

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// Why Artemi Panarin would be a dream fit with the Bruins

The Blue Jackets’ left wing, a gifted stickhandler, would pair nicely with David Krejci.


// Heath Hembree has gained the Red Sox’ trust

First-year manager Alex Cora has relied on the righthanded reliever to shut down rallies in the middle innings.


// Baseball’s scientists are inventing new ways to suck the life out of the game

Analytics might be a winning formula, but it is taking the entertainment out of the national pastime.

Dedham-09/25/17- The annual Mayo Bowl Fundraiser was held at the Kings Bowl at Legacy Place, benefiting the Boston Medical Center. Patriots James White arrives with fiance Diana Civitello. Sabastian Vollmer(left) greets Rob Ninkovich as they arrive.Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe(names)


Sebastian Vollmer, Wes Welker, Rob Ninkovich, and what life’s been like after football

The three former Patriots are leading productive lives since their playing careers ended.

Nearly 200 motorcyclists took off from River Street in Mattapan Saturday for a ride organized by the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club to benefit a children’s health center.

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Motorcycle club hits the road to benefit kids

The Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club organized a ride of about 200 motorcyclists and expected to raise $10,000 for the Boston Medical Center’s SPARK Center.

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// Another way to atone for past sins at Faneuil Hall

Boston’s tourist hub is named for a slave trader. Artist Steve Locke wants to commemorate that history without taking Peter Faneuil’s name off the city’s quintessential landmark.

Love Letters

// My wife wrote a birthday card to the guy she had an affair with

It’s been decades since she cheated, but she left a birthday card to her ex-paramour on her desk. And now she denies it.

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// Without Bill Littlefield’s show, Saturday mornings won’t be the same

The beloved NPR radio host is calling it a career after 25 years providing listeners with good reason to tune in at 7 a.m.

// Fruits, veggies, cocaine: Revere man arrested for allegedly selling drugs at Haymarket

Officers said they followed Florentino Figueroa-Barragan, 36, after he allegedly made a “street-level drug transaction.”

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// GOP on US Rep. Jim Jordan: crickets

When one of their own is under fire, GOP legislators line up to attack the credibility of accusers.

Special reports

// For refugees in Kenya, an education in hope

The Kakuma Refugee Camp is a holding center for thousands dispossessed by war and conflict. A New Hampshire university has made it the focus of its global plans.


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// Atul Gawande’s first task as health CEO: a listening tour

He’ll travel across the country to meet employees he will serve through an Amazon-backed health care venture.

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Seattle’s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she’s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.

// More about Last Seen: The Largest Unsolved Art Heist ever

A true-crime podcast about the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: the theft of 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

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// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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