Hurricane Harvey

At least 2 dead as Harvey slams Texas coast

Flooded houses after Hurricane Harvey hit Rockport, Texas on August 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images


Harvey unloaded extraordinary amounts of rain Saturday after the once-fearsome hurricane crashed into vulnerable homes and businesses along the coastline, killing at least two people and injuring up to 14.

// Harvey could create a ?rainfall disaster?

Harvey could produce rain for five or six days, bringing up to 40 inches in some places in Texas.

// Massachusetts emergency workers in Texas to aid in hurricane relief

Massachusetts Task Force 1 and the Red Cross of Massachusetts both have team members in the state, with more on standby.

// Turmoil, shoddy care at luxury addiction centers

An investigation by STAT and the Boston Globe found a company that spends lavishly on facilities and marketing while skimping on giving patients basic care.

// Politicians join T bus mechanics against outsourcing

With the MBTA seeking private companies to operate bus maintenance facilities, union workers have cultivated political support.

The Trump presidency

// GOP leaders still puzzle over President Trump

Republican Party leaders assembling for their summer meeting found themselves in a bit of a bind.

// Trump asked Sessions about closing case against Arpaio

The president asked the attorney general whether it would be possible for the government to drop the criminal case but was advised that would be inappropriate.

Yvonne Abraham

// A love affair, on two wheels

Rails trails bring us a side of Massachusetts we don?t ordinarily see. So why the hate?

4-year-old boy drowns at Falmouth campground

A 4-year-old boy drowned in a pool at the Cape Cod Campresort & Cabins in Falmouth.

One man shot in Chelsea

A man was shot late Saturday night in Chelsea on Carter Street, police said.

Boston mayoral candidate Tito Jackson in his living room.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Tito Jackson: the ?sum total? of those who love him

The origin story of mayoral candidate Tito Jackson.

Kevin Cullen

// IRA informant Sean O?Callaghan died not in a pool of blood but in a Jamaican swimming pool

In his 62 years, Sean O?Callaghan murdered and maimed, and turned on everything and everyone he once held dear.

Starts & Stops

// Commuter rail to ... Ruggles? More options coming soon

It?s already a major Orange Line station, but a new project could make Ruggles a commuter rail hub as well.

// Now rare, typewriters still need TLC

Most of Tom Furrier?s business comes from writers who want a specific feel in their instrument, nearly always choosing manual typewriters.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. hits Conor McGregor in a super welterweight boxing match Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

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Floyd Mayweather wins showdown with Conor McGregor

The highly anticipated fight between the boxer and MMA star was stopped in the 10th round.

ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman hosts an induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Richard)


NFL Sundays won?t be the same without Chris Berman

For the first time since 1986, Berman will not be part of ESPN?s football programming.


// How Julian Edelman?s injury affects the Patriots? offense

The running backs and tight ends will likely see an uptick in the quick, chain-moving passes that usually go to Edelman.

// Patriots? Kraft photographed with A-Rod and JLo

Alex Rodriguez, one of New England?s most infamous sports heels, posted the photo to Twitter on Saturday.

Waltham, MA May 16, 2017: The Celtics Isaiah Thomas relaxes on a chair in the gym. The Boston Celtics held a practice session at Healthpointe ahead of Game One of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)

Amid trade uncertainty, Celtics and Cavaliers to talk out options

The teams had scheduled a call for later in the day Saturday to discuss the status of the trade.

// Did the Oakland A?s just subtweet the Red Sox? David Price?

It?s the baseball beef that won?t die.

Orioles 7, Red Sox 0

// Kevin Gausman, Orioles blank Red Sox

Kevin Gausman pitched shutout ball into the eighth, while Eduardo Rodriguez?s struggles continued as the Orioles beat the Red Sox, 7-0.

Special reports

part 1

// Priests? children live with secrets, sorrow

A Globe review finds the children are often denied love and support and pressured to keep the scandal secret. And the church has done absolutely nothing to help.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.

Opinion & Ideas

Ideas | Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

// Linda Rodriguez McRobbie: Do-it-yourself DNA? Go right ahead

Using the world?s first portable DNA lab to sequence beer is a cool thing to do.

Confidential tips

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// 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.


// Here?s what Conor McGregor may be doing to his body before the big fight

Floyd Mayweather has said Conor McGregor is scrambling to cut weight. Here?s how that works, and why it can be dangerous.


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