Hurricane Harvey

?A tragedy of epic proportions? unfolds in Texas

? More evacuation orders were issued overnight.

? As much as 50 inches of rain could fall in some areas.

? One official called it an "800-year flood."

? The storm continues to linger over southeast Texas.

// Here?s how Harvey could impact the national economy

Oil won?t be the only industry affected by the storm.

// As more rain comes, Trump plans trip to Texas

His Twitter feed and the photos and statements released by the White House indicated that Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath had energized Trump.

// Cape Cod-based Coast Guard crews, aircraft giving aid in Texas

The help came from the US Coast Guard?s First District, which is headquartered in Boston.

Kit Harington in a scene from Sunday?s episode of ?Game of Thrones.?

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In ?Game of Thrones? season finale, there?s a lot to chew on

It?s as if the show?s creators were giving us one giant shot of pleasure, with a twist of coming danger, to tide us over until the final season.

The Trump presidency

// Trump Organization sought project in Moscow during campaign

Details of the deal provide evidence that Trump?s business was actively pursuing significant commercial interests in Russia while he ran for president.

// Trump prepares to lift limits on military gear for police

The Obama administration had curtailed a program that sent surplus military equipment to local police forces.

Adrian Walker

//[1].jpg Renaming Yawkey Way shouldn?t be put off any longer

Red Sox owner (and Globe publisher) John Henry?s push for change is a move that?s long overdue.

// As anxieties rise, a reprise for the Equal Rights Amendment

The amendment is being pushed anew by activists who say the gains of recent decades could be easily wiped away.

Somerville teen makes a balletic leap

Tyson Ali Clark, the son of a former boxer, has joined Boston Ballet II, the company?s junior troupe.

Kevin Cullen

// A life of constantly looking over a shoulder ends

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

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?

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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?

// Politics take center stage at MTV Video Music Awards

Kendrick Lamar captured six awards, but much of the attention was on things not related to music.

// Expedia CEO chosen to lead Uber

Dara Khosrowshahi is charged with taking over a dysfunctional company and making it a profitable one.

// Gladys Wood, Boston?s first black public school principal, dies at 101

Wood was a strong advocate for more funding and better teachers, even when she couldn?t persuade administrators to take action.


// Colin Kaepernick?s cause is worthy and should be respected

Instead of passing judgment on his actions during the national anthem, examine how we ourselves act during the anthem.

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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

Alex Beam

// My 2 cents on keeping the penny

Pennies are harmless, miniature reminders of simpler times.

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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.