Hardware store owner fatally shot in Mission Hill

AC Hardware?s owner appears in a sign that hangs over Tremont Street.

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?Three cowards came to Mission Hill today and caused a lot of pain and suffering to this community,? Mayor Walsh said. ?This is wrong.?

President Donald Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg.

Trump had undisclosed hour-long meeting with Putin at G-20 Summit

President Donald Trump met informally with the Russian leader for an additional hour later the same day.

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine is pursued by reporters as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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GOP was thwarted by its own moderates

GOP centrists, especially Senator Susan Collins of Maine, dug in hard against the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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How the GOP?s failure to replace Obamacare threatens the rest of its agenda

Dissent from the conservative wing could surface in other Republican policies.

That buzz in Boston? Low-flying helicopters

The helicopters flying over the city late Tuesday were part of an ?authorized operation,? the FAA said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/539w.jpg Do you lose your GPS signal in Boston?s tunnels? Maybe not for much longer

MassDOT and the navigation app Waze are teaming up to allow your GPS to follow you into those confusing Boston tunnels.

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Boston Globe chief executive officer Doug Franklin stepped down Tuesday, citing strategic differences with publisher John W. Henry.

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A trial involving celebrity chef Christopher Kimball and Milk Street Cafe founder Marc Epstein got underway this week.

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In this photo taken Tuesday, razor wire lined the perimeter of the Bridgewater State Hospital grounds.

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Substance abusers to move out of sex offender facility

The 14 men committed for addiction treatment were being housed at Bridgewater State Hospital.

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?I will turn 61 in October. I want to make it to 61,? Steven Kadish said in an interview.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/opener0723walsh_150-3230.jpg Marty Walsh has a confession to make

After an early crisis of self-doubt, Boston?s 48th mayor found his own way.

The Fine Print

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/14/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_lawn1_met.jpg He?s seeing red over his lawn?s lack of green

Hiring people to work on your home or yard is often stressful - here are a few suggestions to keep in mind when dealing with contractors.

07/18/2017 NEWTON, MA The Charles River Country Club in Newton. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Shirley Leung

Sexist grill still par for the course at Charles River Country Club

A $1 million renovation of the Newton club?s men?s locker room includes a single-sex pub complete with food, booze, and a stone fireplace.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Rinaldi19charlesswimpic01.jpg Swimmers cool off in the Charles River

Hosted by the Charles River Conservancy, City Splash is an annual opportunity to spend the afternoon swimming in the Charles.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/03biotech5-6793.jpg Vertex reports strong findings from cystic fibrosis drug trials

A combination treatment dramatically improved lung function, lifting hopes for a medicine that could treat 90 percent of CF patients.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_stpaul1_met.jpg St. Paul?s top administrator defends school amid criminal investigation

Administrators offered a defense of St. Paul?s School on Monday, while acknowledging recent misconduct involving male students.

NFL football player Julian Edelman, of the New England Patriots, speaks at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Julian Edelman shared a letter from a professor who doubted his NFL dream

The English professor wanted to acknowledge a ?flippant comment? made in class about Edelman?s seemingly unrealistic aspirations.

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Wolfeboro, N.H., traffic temporarily halted after minor Mitt Romney mishap

No one was hurt when the former governor?s minivan collided with a forklift.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_071817_19buses_24157x-kmtB--371x247@BostonGlobe.com.jpg You could soon be riding one of the MBTA?s 345 new buses

And 30 more new vehicles are on the way.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/marceau_bison_met.jpg Herd of buffalo loose in New Hampshire

A herd of buffalo escaped from a local farm Tuesday afternoon, leading to police officers in Gilford trying to corral them.

That robot that patrols the Pru? One of its brothers fell into a fountain in D.C.

Looks like the type of robot patrolling Boston?s Prudential Center isn?t as indestructible as one may think.

Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Graham-3926.jpg Is this R. Kelly?s ?Cosby moment??

It?s way past time for fans to recognize that R. Kelly is a sexual predator.


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Real Estate

Maine retreat reflects easygoing spirit of a coastal village

It?s not a summer colony for the yacht-club crowd, but a working port where every other house has boats, buoys, and stacks of lobster traps in the yard. The dominant aesthetic is whitewash and weathered, and fishing boats outnumber sailboats in the harbor.


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