Slain Princeton jogger struggled with killer

State Police searched the woods off Boylston Avenue in Princeton Monday for evidence in the death of Vanessa Marcotte.

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Authorities believe Vanessa Marcotte fought with a man and probably left him with scratches, scrapes and bruises.

// Law to fully open Uber, Lyft to those with disabilities

In a significant victory for advocates, ride-hailing firms must now accommodate everyone in Massachusetts, including those with disabilities.

// 19 mayors back crackdown on assault weapons sales

Throwing their support behind Maura Healey, the mayors said they are concerned about gun-related violence in their communities.

// Today?s sticky heat to persist into weekend

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.

// 16-year-old girl allegedly raped by Uber driver

The driver was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing after he pleaded not guilty.

// Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump pushes ?outlandish? ideas

Clinton says Trump is proposing a ??more extreme version of the failed theory of trickle-down economics.??

// ?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.

Dan Wasserman

// Editorial cartoon: GOP profiles in courage

Disavowing Donald has proven to be difficult for some.

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Study says gay, lesbian high schoolers far more at risk for bullying, depression

Sexual-minority teens are indeed at far greater risk for depression, bullying, and many other types of violence.

2016 Olympics

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Simone Biles wins gold, Aly Raisman silver in individual all-around

For Needham?s Raisman, it was a bit of redemption after missing a medal in London on a tiebreaker.

// Kayla Harrison wins second straight Olympic gold in judo

The Marblehead resident defeated Audrey Tcheumeo of France to defend the title she won in London in 2012.

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//[1].jpg Biles gets all-around gold, Raisman wins silver

US gymnast Simone Biles flipped and flew to Olympic all-around gold, while Needham native Aly Raisman won silver.

// Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte set for one final race

The American duo?s 13-year rivalry has been one of the greatest in swimming history.

// Commuter train on Haverhill line strikes pickup truck

A truck that had driven around lowered gates at a railroad crossing was struck by an inbound commuter rail train.


// Injury is a painful reminder of David Ortiz?s fragility

For a moment, it seemed that the Red Sox slugger?s final season had come to an inglorious end.

//$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.

Scientists calculate that the Greenland shark is Earth?s oldest living animal with a backbone.

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Shark likely born before the Pilgrims landed in Plymouth

Scientists say a gray shark was born roughly 400 years ago, and died only recently, putting the entire species at the top of the longevity list.

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// Wiener takes all in rude, inspired ?Sausage Party?

The computer-animated food comedy is offensive and hilarious.

// After trade, Chandler Jones thanked Bill Belichick

The defensive end, who was dealt to Arizona, was grateful that he didn?t land with ?a crappy team.?


// 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.


// You?ve seen Laura Benanti pout as Melania Trump. Now see her sing.

The Tony-winning actress will perform with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra at the ?Pops By the Sea? concert Sunday.

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

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Farmer Olympics in Vermont

With the world?s attention focused on the Olympic Games in Brazil, a decidedly different type of competition was held in a small corner of New England.