Hurricane Harvey

'When the sun comes up, get out'

? Houston officials rescued 2,000 people, with 185 critical requests still pending.

? The storm will force an estimated 30,000 people from their homes.

? A federal emergency has been declared in Louisiana.

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

Damaged buildings in residential areas during an overflight from Port Aransas to Port O'Connor in Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

What Harvey?s damage looks like from the sky

As rising water continues to devastate Houston, dramatic images are appearing online ? including aerial footage captured by drones.

// Thousands in Houston escaped Katrina

No city took in more Katrina evacuees than Houston, and tens of thousands of them are still living there, enduring disaster for the second time.

// 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?

// Tom Brady disputes notion he is close friends with Floyd Mayweather

The Patriots quarterback said he has met Mayweather a couple of times and thinks he?s ?a great fighter.?

New England Patriots running back D.J. Foster (27) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football preseason game against the Houston Texans on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/

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Picking the Patriots? 53-man roster just got more difficult

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

// His top receiver is out for the year, but Tom Brady remains confident

The Patriots quarterback believes his other targets can help overcome the loss of Julian Edelman for the season.


// 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.

Move-in day for college students in the Allston neighborhoods.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff, file 2013

See which Boston streets will be overrun with moving trucks

City records show moving truck permits spike dramatically each year on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1.

7-year-old girl survives being choked and thrown from bridge into lake

The child survived a harrowing ordeal in the Worcester area after she was kidnapped from her grandparents? home.

Yawkey Way at Fenway Park.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff, file 2014

Adrian Walker

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.

// State permanently closes psychiatric hospital, just weeks after declaring it safe

The troubled Westwood Lodge psychiatric hospital has closed, and all 20 adult patients were transferred to other facilities, amid ?critical safety issues.?

The Trump presidency

// Trump rolling back limits on military gear for police

Despite past concerns that armored vehicles and other gear were inflaming confrontations with protesters, President Trump will revive the program.

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