Khizr Khan, father of fallen US Army Captain Humayun S. M. Khan, spoke Thursday at the Democratic National Convention.

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Donald Trump attacks Muslim father?s convention speech

Trump also criticized the role of the slain soldier?s mother, who was silent on stage during the speech. ?Maybe she wasn?t allowed to have anything to say, you tell me,? Trump said.

// Bruising contest now heads to swing states

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will now turn toward a handful of states that are likely to determine the election.


// David Duke, Trump?s fellow traveler

How did a celebrity developer from New York and a professional racist from Louisiana end up with the same set of issues?


// Selling souls and other things

Some convicted of sickening violence make money by putting their thoughts, their clothing, even evidence up for sale.

// Winning Powerball ticket sold in Raymond, N. H., makes someone almost half a billion dollars richer

The winning ticket for Saturday night?s drawing was sold at the Hannaford?s grocery store in Raymond, N.H.

// Living in a box: stories of chronic pain

For those who live with it every day, pain confines in ways that others cannot see.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff


With trade deadline looming, Red Sox must decide if glass is half-full

Despite wobbling through the final days of July, the Sox are in decent shape, regardless of whether they make any more moves.

// As sands shift, Cape Cod refuge changes and tensions rise

The tension over whether the state or federal government controls the waters off Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge has peaked in recent months.

// Despite mayor?s plea, Beacon Hill retains control of liquor licenses

Mayor Martin Walsh and the city council wanted the authority to grant additional liquor licenses in the city.

// Harvard Summer School student ID?d as drowning victim

The body of 18-year-old Tyler Greene was pulled from the Charles River Friday night.

Bob Ryan

// I love the Olympics, but the future of the Olympic movement is at stake

After covering 11 Olympics, I am troubled by the Games and by the way they?ve evolved.

Will Keyser played a major role in the election of Governor Charlie Baker.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff/File 2014

Mass. insiders turn to lobbying careers

Time and again, consultants who help candidates win elections then go on to represent corporate clients with interests before the new office holder.

Yvonne Abraham

// AG faces sexist, antigay slurs after imposing gun ban

Nobody was prepared for how vile so much of the pushback would be.

Officials: 1 dead, 3 hospitalized in Austin shooting

A shooting in a crowded entertainment district of downtown Austin early Sunday set off a chaotic scene.

Car crashes into Boston police cruiser injuring officer and driver

The collision caused the cruiser to crash into a building at the intersection of Harrison Avenue and Northampton Street, according to police.

// Why the state?s plan on wood pellets is drawing criticism

Fuel derived from felling trees in forests may soon be deemed a form of renewable energy and qualify for state subsidies.

Ideas | Beena Sarwar

// Queer life undercover in South Asia

We need to compassionately support the struggle of Muslim queers because it is not just a fight for LGBTQ rights but part of the larger war for inclusion.

Coldplay performing for a sold-out audience at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough on Saturday night.

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Music review

Coldplay fills sold-out Gillette Stadium with earnest energy

Playing for a sold-out crowd in Foxborough on Saturday night, Coldplay did what it does best, delivering oversize thrills and uplift.

// In Dorchester, street hockey for a cause

The Baker family, reeling from the death of father and husband Michael Baker, were the beneficiaries of this year?s ?Dot Pot.?

// J.K. Rowling says she hopes Potter play goes global

??Harry Potter and the Cursed Child?? was released in bookstores at midnight, and fans gave a standing ovation after its theater debut.

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Globe Magazine

400 years of flops, flubs, and failures in Boston

Parallel to Boston?s proud legacy lies another, less inspiring track???one prone to derailments, blunders, and fiascoes.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

// The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

Mt. Tabor, VT - 7/3/2016 - Rainbow Family members hold hands with a man dressed as an Ent as they walk into a meadow during a Rainbow Gathering in Mt. Tabor, VT, July 3, 2016.(Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Into the woods with the Rainbow Family of Living Light

Born of the ?70s, an annual summer gathering alighted in Vermont this year.