With eyes on a win, Democrats warn about complacency

Democrats are watching Donald Trump?s downward spiral but are also warning their troops not to be too confident.

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign rally in Abingdon, Virginia August 10, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

The shaking ground beneath Donald Trump

Trepidation about Trump?s candidacy is rippling throughout the Republican Party.

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??In many respects, you know, they honor President Obama,?? Donald Trump said during a rally in Florida. ??He is the founder of ISIS.??

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The nomination of Donald Trump has many Republican business executives in Mass. tortured by conflicting impulses.

Ann LePage, Maine's first lady, gave a high five to customer John Libby of Phippsburg, Maine.

Yoon S. Byun for the Boston Globe

Paul LePage?s wife starts a waitress job to pay off a car

Maine?s governor is often viewed as a stubborn grouch, but his wife, Ann, seems to have carved out a parallel universe at McSeagull?s.

City official has little-known dual roles in development

A development manager for the City of Boston and another city employee have led an private real estate firm.

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Aisling Brady McCarthy, who now lives in Ireland, has been sued by the parents of a 1-year-old girl who died in her care.

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If there were one safe place in Iraq, it should be a hospital nursery with dozens of babies nestled inside. Not on Tuesday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160809_VIGIL_006.jpg Police sift through more than 100 tips in Princeton slaying

More than 20 officers are working around the clock on the killing of a 27-year-old jogger that has shocked the community.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/07032011_03whitey_photo2.jpg Former Mafia boss ?Cadillac Frank? held without bail

Francis Salemme was arrested on a charge of murdering South Boston nightclub manager Steven DiSarro in 1993.

Boston, MA - 8/3/2016 - U.S. Department of Homeland Security Field Representative John Deziel (L) meets with President of the School of Fashion Design Dr. Denise Hammon to talk about compliance with laws about international students at the School of Fashion Design in Boston, MA, August 3, 2016. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 09china

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

US increases oversight of foreign students

An immigration official has made hundreds of visits to Massachusetts schools in two years to ensure they comply with regulations.

2016 Olympics

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/10raisman.jpg How Aly Raisman pulled off that ridiculous tumbling pass

The Needham native said she started training on the now-viral pass when she was 14 years old.

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Better on beam: Simone Biles in 2016 or Nadia Comaneci in 1976?

Comaneci dazzled with graceful movements and unmatched steadiness. But it?s Biles?s power that?s been exciting the crowds in Rio.

Boston, MA - 8/10/2016 - {8th inning) Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) howls in pain after fouling a pitch off his foot. Ortiz had to be helped off the field. The Boston Red Sox take on the New York Yankees in Game 2 of a 3 game series at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 11Red Sox-Yankees, LOID: 8.2.3922973294.

Yankees 9, Red Sox 4

David Ortiz gets hurt as Yankees rally past Red Sox

The bullpen collapsed in New York?s five-run seventh inning; Ortiz had to be helped off after fouling a ball off his foot.

Nickerson pulled up this blue lobster while fishing off Plymouth.

Jan Nickerson

Local lobsterman hauls in a rare blue lobster

Officials say the odds of catching one are 1 in 2 million, although sightings have increased in Massachusetts.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/10/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/View-from-Tuckerman.jpg Sprawling South Boston project nears approval

The Andrew Square site is set for 650 residential units, retail, and maybe even a supermarket.

Yvonne Abraham

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What a massive hash the board of trustees has made of Suffolk Univeristy and its reputation.

08/01/2016 BEVERLY, MA The Wile and Horvitz properties as seen from the air in Beverly. **Photo taken with drone.** (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Globe Magazine

Wealthy neighbors have been at war for nearly 25 years

In a beachfront enclave north of Boston, the battle has been waged with harsh words, pricey lawyers, and smelly porta potties.

Scott Brown.

Add one more loss to Scott Brown?s list: his bike

The former Mass. senator tweeted that he arrived in Nebraska, ready for a triathlon. One small hitch: Southwest Airlines lost his bicycle.

Before serving as MBTA chief executive, Robert Kiley was a deputy mayor in Boston under Kevin White.


Robert Kiley, who served as MBTA chief in 1970s, dies at 80

Kiley, who died Tuesday at his Chilmark home, also led New York and London transit systems and served as Boston?s deputy mayor.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Scott Gilmore

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To an outsider, it is astounding that the United States, in the 21st century, is still wrestling with the horrifying legacy of slavery.

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'

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

The Big Picture

Gang of Christ in Mexico

In the troubled fringes of Monterrey, an aspiring priest is using his faith to reach out to young gang members and at-risk youth.