Trump?s confrontation with Muslim parents becomes flash point

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke during a campaign rally at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in Denver on Friday.

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Donald Trump reeled Sunday amid a campaign of criticism by the parents of a Muslim American soldier killed by a suicide bomber in Iraq and a rising outcry within his own party.

// R.I. nightclub fire victim?s father calls out Trump?s ?ignorance?

The father of the youngest victim of a 2003 Rhode Island nightclub fire is hitting back Donald Trump for disparaging a fire marshal.

// 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.

// Paul has more than $300,000 in unpaid campaign bills

Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a tea party favorite known as an anti-debt crusader, has some leftover business to deal with from his failed presidential campaign.

Residents pressure Arlington Center landlords to fill growing vacant storefronts

There are more than a dozen empty storefronts in Arlington Center, mostly in properties belonging to three landlords.

// $487 million Powerball ticket sold in N.H.

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

Katie Olmstead rested at her Florence, Mass. home before getting ready for an evening of dancing.

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Living in a box: stories of chronic pain

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


// 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 Olympics approach, Brazil is feeling the weight of the world

The first Olympic host nation from South America is hoping star performances can shift attention from the country?s turmoil.

Timber faller Jeff Turpin hiked up a hillside with his chainsaw in while cutting a fire break for a wildfire in Carmel Valley, Calif., on Saturday.

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Crews continue battle against growing Big Sur wildfire

Crews continued to battle a massive wildfire near California?s Big Sur that is threatening thousands of homes as another one broke out in Fresno County.

// Ky. judge sees red after bare-legged prisoner brought to court

A Louisville judge scolded jail officials for bringing a female inmate to court without a jail jumpsuit and, it appeared, with no pants.

// Legislature hurtling toward final hours of session

Four major bills that have passed both the House and the Senate, but in different forms, remain mired in joint committees trying to hammer out differences.

// 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.

// Governor Baker to sign equal pay bill

Governor Charlie Baker is planning to sign a bill that would require men and women to be paid equally for comparable work.

Two paddleboarders die after falling into N.H. lake

State Police say the man and woman did not have flotation devices when they fell into Everett Lake in Weare.

Ex-Providence officer shoots self in N.J. with wife in trunk

Providence police say they are investigating the killing of Mary Jo Osgood.

// Minuteman Health sues feds over controversial ACA measure

The Boston company is suing the federal government over a measure costing the company millions of dollars a year.

Jeffrey Dykens, chairman of the Chatham Board of Selectmen, says, ?We are deeply concerned about the future.?

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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.

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)

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Into the woods with the Rainbow Family of Living Light

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