End of session on Beacon Hill

Last-minute lawmaking for the Mass. legislature

There was little time for lawmakers to review the bills, and many advocates were sidelined in the final decision-making.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/leung-6207.jpg Winners and losers in the last-minute legislative circus

College kids don?t have anything on the crew on Beacon Hill when it comes to procrastination.

A rendering of the new headquarters General Electric plans to build along the Fort Point Channel.

General Electric/Gensler

GE unveils striking new headquarters for Fort Point

General Electric?s complex will will combine two old brick warehouses with a new 12-story building.

Efrain Montero (left) and David A. Barker sat behind a lawyer during arraignment in Lawrence District Court.

Paul Bilodeau/Eagle-Tribune/Pool

Judge orders ATM theft suspects held on $500,000 bail

Two men were charged in what authorities called a sophisticated region-wide operation targeting stores and ATMs after hours.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/03/31/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/suarez_13charter_MET_002.jpg Charter school opponents kick off TV blitz

The main group opposing a November referendum that would allow for the creation or expansion of 12 charter schools per year is launching a potent 30-second spot.

Boston Carmen?s Union President James O?Brien said 12 of 84 machines were affected last Monday.

Some rode T for free when fare machines failed, union says

An MBTA official responded that full machines are not unusual.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cows1-11743-kHE--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Maine police officer records encounter with ?mad cows?

The Maine police officer found himself responding to reports of ?menacing? cows on Thursday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/02/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/durlach_Geoff_shave2.jpg Three indicted for conspiring to sell stolen razor blades

The men allegedly sold $200,000 worth of Gillette blades, stolen from the company?s South Boston Manufacturing Center, on eBay.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke Monday during a rally in Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Eric Thayer/Reuters

Republicans condemn Trump?s continued attacks on Khan family

Donald Trump blamed elites ? not himself ? for his bumpy campaign.

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence, spoke in Indianapolis on Friday.

Woman booed at Mike Pence rally for referring to Khan family

?Captain Kahn is an American hero. We honor him and his family,? the GOP vice presidential candidate said on Monday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/31/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/8ebf45be4d2e48ac97620e7b6266d80e-8ebf45be4d2e48ac97620e7b6266d80e-0.jpg Donald Trump tweets praise to Paul Ryan?s GOP opponent

Donald Trump is tweeting kind words on the GOP race for House Speaker Paul Ryan?s Wisconsin seat ? but not for Ryan.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/15105_KDB_MBTA_0003.jpg Despite vacancies and buyouts, MBTA considers layoffs

The transit authority may still lay off workers as the agency faces a potential $110 million deficit.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/777846450b1c4fa9afbcf10354c705e7-777846450b1c4fa9afbcf10354c705e7-0.jpg Tom Brady pitches in at ceremonies for Kevin Faulk

It was Kevin Faulk?s night, but Tom Brady crashed the party ? and he nearly brought the house down.

Jul 5, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski speaks on the phone prior to a game against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports


Red Sox stick with the team they?ve got

No blockbusters, only tweaks, at the trade deadline.

Cracked earth surrounded a hose in a dried-up pond that is usually used to irrigate crops at Siena Farms in Sudbury.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

For Mass. farmers, the ongoing drought is no joke

For many, it means brown lawns and warnings on water use. For farmers, the stakes are much higher.

Cheap Eats

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/21/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/_MG_0969.jpg Nachos without borders and more at Korean fusion spot Olitoki

A new Allston restaurant takes inspiration from LA?s famed Kogi truck, serving quesa-kimchi-dillas and bulgogi beef and cheese eggrolls.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/07aa2425c15f4163a80c9bc784af292e-07aa2425c15f4163a80c9bc784af292e-0.jpg Balloon pilot was convicted of drunken driving 4 times

A former girlfriend said that Alfred ??Skip?? Nichols, pilot of the hot air balloon that crashed in Texas, was a recovering alcoholic.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Katie-5387.jpg Miss Teen USA to keep her crown despite racist tweets

Karlie Hay will be allowed to keep her crown after tweets that included racist language were discovered on her private Twitter account.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/obama.jpg Obama to start his Martha?s Vineyard vacation this Saturday

Planning to go to Martha?s Vineyard for a getaway this month? You?re not the only one.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160607_BH__ErikaSchickel3.jpg 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'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg 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

A bicyclist is reflected at sunset in a large puddle in the parking lot of Scusset Beach in Sandwich.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month: July 2016

From the July Fourth celebration to the start of Patriots training camp, a look at some of the best images last month.