Chaos in Charlottesville

Opinion | Renée Graham

// In Charlottesville, a reignited Civil War

This is another Fort Sumter.


// A presidency built on racial divisions

President Trump?s bluntly facile appeal to deep-seated racial divisions would be comical if it weren?t so dangerously effective.

// ?My city looked like a war zone?

It?s a city described by some as beautiful and progressive. But on Saturday, that city was a battlefield.

// Hundreds rally on Boston Common following violence in Charlottesville

?You?d better pull up your socks and you?d better get ready, because it?s a fight out here,? said Ifé Franklin.

3 deaths linked to Va. white nationalist rally

? James Alex Fields Jr., 20, of Maumee, Ohio, was charged with second-degree murder after a car plowed into protesters, killing a 32-year-old woman.

? A State Police helicopter supporting officers at the rally crashed outside Charlottesville, killing two troopers.

? The chaos boiled over at what is believed to be the largest group of white nationalists to come together in a decade.

// Trump condemns violence ?on many sides? after Charlottesville clashes

President Trump on Saturday issued a vague condemnation of violence in Charlottesville in a televised statement from New Jersey.

// Moulton, other politicians react to Trump?s comments

Seth Moulton, the Salem Democrat, said the president?s statement was insufficient.

// Police criticized for slow response to violent demonstrations

Police in Charlottesville, Virginia, came under criticism for failing to keep apart warring white nationalists and counterprotesters.

// At elite universities, a struggle for economic diversity

Many universities are facing a problem: How to create more economic diversity on their campuses.

// As Amazon booms, retail jobs shift

Are workers better off packing and shipping boxes than selling suits and skirts?

The Bluebird Estates fire in East Longmeadow in September 2007.

East Longmeadow Fire Department

Lessons not learned

Firefighters have been sounding the alarm for years about the fire risk of lightweight wood construction. Will two spectacular blazes in Dorchester and Waltham finally get officials? attention?

The Trump presidency

// China urges calm after Trump says US is ?locked and loaded?

Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over tensions with North Korea in a phone conversation with President Trump on Saturday.


// Chris Sale?s biggest Cy Young competition? Corey Kluber

The Red Sox ace seemed like slam-dunk winner before Kluber started his second-half surge.


// How the NFL came to the decision to suspend Ezekiel Elliott, and what comes next

Roger Goodell and the league did what they are supposed to do with players who allegedly commit heinous acts. Just like we all wanted.

Miss Conduct

// Advice: The Bible says love thy neighbor, but I?m feeling used

How far must we go in helping out the people next door?

// Philanthropic rubber duck wins family trip to Asia

A South Dartmouth family is headed to an expense-paid trip to Asia after their rubber duck beat out nearly 6,000 others in a race on Saturday.

Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi hits a three-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Frank Franklin II/AP


Andrew Benintendi, Red Sox bury Yankees

Benintendi belted a pair of three-run homers, carrying the Red Sox as they evened the series at Yankee Stadium.

Dan Shaughnessy

// Red Sox? Andrew Benintendi back in the groove

Since manager John Farrell benched him for two days (July 31, Aug. 1), the rookie has been on fire.

Yvonne Abraham

// Doing well in order to keep doing good

Father Tom Conway has made the tough decisions to improve the outlook of St. Anthony?s Shrine.

// Reopening of bridges delayed until middle of next week

The delay was because of construction, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said Saturday.

A vintage movie poster from 1935?s ?The Bride of Frankenstein,? part of Kirk Hammett?s collection on display at the Peabody Essex.

Universal Studios Licensing

Metallica guitarist scares up a vintage poster collection

Titled ?It?s Alive!,? the show includes some of the most coveted and valuable horror and sci-fi movie posters in the world.

Examiner | Magazine

// Fast facts about driving in Mass.

Here?s how long we sit in traffic, how much we pay in tolls, how much we pay for insurance, and more.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// The feds are on an unusual mission here: getting locals to trust science

Fear haunts a community near a nuclear plant. So the U.S. is having scientists explain to locals why they should trust in science.