Hurricane Harvey

Rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floodwaters in Houston

Emily Zurawski cries while inspecting her home in Port Aransas, Texas, on Sunday.

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Tropical Storm Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation?s fourth-largest city Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground.

// Live updates: ?Catastrophic flooding? in Houston area

Rain fell on Houston at nearly 3 inches an hour, leaving some streets and underpasses underwater.

// Trump to visit hurricane-ravaged Texas Tuesday

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tells reporters the White House is still coordinating logistics with state and local officials.

// Mass. volunteers help residents in storm-ravaged southern Texas

?We?re just opening more shelters as people go home and realize that their homes aren?t there anymore,? said Brockton resident Andrew Enos.

// Dropping off a friend at Logan? It could cost you

More than 20 percent of the drivers entering Logan Airport are dropping off a friend or family member. What if they all had to pay for it?

Boston, MA -- 8/27/2017 - Red Sox Mookie Betts reacts after being called out against the Orioles with the bases loaded during the sixth inning of play at Fenway Park. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: RedSox-Orioles Reporter:

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Orioles sweep past punchless Red Sox

Boston?s offensive struggles continue as its fourth straight loss dropped the lead in the AL East to 2½ games.


// Picking the Patriots? 53-man roster just got more difficult. Here?s our projection

The team has to improve depth at pass rusher and receiver, filling roster spots for Julian Edelman and Derek Rivers.

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.

Ideas | Beth Daley

Genetic tests are everywhere, but how reliable are they?

These types of genetic tests are finding an eager audience.

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

Jackson has made income inequality and the economic pressure on the middle class the pillars of his campaign.

Yawkey Way was crowded with fans and activity before a game at Fenway Park in 2014.


Adrian Walker

Renaming Yawkey Way shouldn?t be put off any longer

Boston Red Sox owner (and Globe publisher) John W. Henry says the team is prepared to take a leading role in renaming Yawkey Way. It?s a move that is long overdue.

White supremacists clashed with counterprotestors in Charlottesville, Va., during the ?Unite the Right? protest, Aug. 12, 2017.

Three charged after violence in Charlottesville

The arrests came two weeks after a rally that brought hundreds of white supremacists to Charlottesville, Va.

// Former GE CEO Immelt out of running to lead challenged Uber

Immelt announced Sunday on Twitter: ??I have decided not to pursue a leadership position at Uber.??

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// This IRA informant didn?t die in a pool of blood, but in a swimming pool

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

The Trump presidency

// Biden says Trump ?emboldened white supremacists?

Former Vice President Joe Biden has leveled harsh words at President Donald Trump for placing blame on ?both sides? for the violence in Charlottesville, Va.

FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2013, file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks at a news conference at the Sheriff's headquarters in Phoenix, Ariz. President Donald Trump has pardoned former sheriff Joe Arpaio following his conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case. The White House announced the move Friday night, Aug. 25, 2017, saying the 85-year-old ex-sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County was a



An outrageous pardon and a hollow Congress

Outrageous presidential conduct has to be countered, and not just criticized, or it will become the new normal.

// Trump ?speaks for himself? on his values, Tillerson says

The US commitment to tolerance and equality is unchanged, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.

// The Republican party is trying really, really hard to just ignore Trump

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

// Jetblue?s Mint class is the most refreshing seat in the skies

There?s good news for fans of Jetblue?s business class category, called Mint. The airline is expanding the number of Mint flights out of Boston next year.

Special reports

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// 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

// 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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