City development official defends role in real estate firm

Through a lawyer, Carl Hyman denied any connection between his private business strategies and his public job.

//$large.jpg Is it time for Mass. to move to a new time zone?

The clock has started ticking on an unusual legislative project: a task force to study whether Mass. should leave Eastern Standard Time behind.

// ?Scumbag Steve? is taking on Donald Trump. Here?s why.

?I?ve been around some pretty unsavory characters, and I?m telling you, Trump is as bad as they come,? Blake Boston said.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// The shaking ground beneath Donald Trump

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

ground game

// Will voters even bother picking the lesser of two evils?

It is possible that many will just not choose at all.

Uber driver charged with rape

More details are expected to become public when the 36-year-old is arraigned this morning in Malden District Court.

// Macy?s plans to close 100 stores, locations not yet announced

The move comes as the department store operator aims to become more nimble in a competitive market.

// Chilling mountaintop find may confirm dark Greek legend

Archaeologists have made a sinister discovery at the top of a Greek mountain which might corroborate one of the darkest legends of antiquity.

// Say goodbye to Walt Disney World?s iconic Electrical Parade

Disney Parks will pull the plug on the famous parade in October.

// 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.

// Arianna Huffington is leaving The Huffington Post

Huffington says she is stepping down as editor-in-chief to focus on a new health startup.

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Jonathan Wiggs/Globe staff

Heat index expected to reach 100

Mayor Walsh has declared a heat emergency for the next three days.

// Another week, another upgrade in the Mass. drought

The drought has been deemed ?extreme? in Lawrence and the Merrimack River valley as heat and humidity return for the next few days.

// Sprawling South Boston project nears approval

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

A kindness rocks garden in River Bend Farm in Uxbridge.

Brian Vermette

One rock, a few kind words, and a movement is born

It began with one rock discovered along Sandy Neck Beach.

// Women wrestlers take the ring, leap into spotlight

You don?t have to be a mass of muscle to climb into a wrestling ring and take a bump or apply a leglock.


// Screened-in rooms are cool again

After decades in which screened-in spaces were torn down or enclosed for year-round use, homeowners are taking another look.

// Boy was decapitated on waterslide at Kansas park

The 10-year-old boy killed during a ride on the world?s tallest waterslide was decapitated in the accident.

Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: Curtains up

Will opening night also be closing night on this production?

2016 Olympics

//[1].jpg Thursday at the Olympics: Golf returns to the Games

Simone Biles and Aly Raisman will compete for all-around individual gold in women?s gymnastics.


// Five things to watch when the Patriots play the Saints

Jimmy Garoppolo?s performance won?t be the only significant aspect of the exhibition opener.

Globe Magazine

// Bob Garvey just might be the best sheriff in the nation

On the rounds with the head of the Hampshire County jail as he prepares to turn in his badge.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Scott Gilmore

// Black Lives Matter goes international

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

// 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

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.