Hurricane Harvey

HARVEY SLIDER5 HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 28: People wait to be rescued from their flooded homes after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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HARVEY SLIDER5 HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 28: A person walks through a flooded street with a dog after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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HARVEY SLIDER5 HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 28: People use a inflatated mattress to evacuate their homes after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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HARVEY SLIDER5 Volunteer rescue boats make their way into a flooded subdivision to rescue stranded residents as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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HARVEY SLIDER4 A truck driver walks past an abandoned truck while checking the depth of an underpass during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan SmialowskiBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

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HARVEY SLIDER4 Alexendre Jorge evacuates Ethan Colman, 4, from a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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HARVEY SLIDER4 HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 27: In this handout provided by the Army National Guard, A Texas National Guardsman carries a resident from her flooded home following Hurricane Harvey August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in areas of Texas over the next couple of days. (Photo by Lt. Zachary West/Army National Guard via Getty Images)

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HARVEY SLIDER4 People evacuate a neighborhood in west Houston inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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HARVEY SLIDER6 Julius Verret, 14, floats in street flooding in Lake Charles, La., as the city is receiving heavy rains from Tropical Storm Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The storm came ashore on the Texas Gulf Coast as a category four hurricane. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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HARVEY SLIDER5 HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 28: Shardea Harrison looks on at her 3 week old baby Sarai Harrison being held by Dean Mize as he and Jason Legnon used his airboat to rescue them from their home after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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HARVEY SLIDER1 Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls and Lucas Wu lift Ethan Wu into an airboat as they are evacuated from rising waters from Tropical Storm Harvey, at the Orchard Lakes subdivision on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in unincorporated Fort Bend County, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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HARVEY SLIDER4 Two kayakers try to beat the current pushing them down an overflowing Brays Bayou from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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HARVEY SLIDER4 Susie Williams, a volunteer from Memphis, Tenn., speaks with a young girl at a temporary shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston, Aug. 27, 2017. On Sunday, Harvey, now a tropical storm, pounded the region with torrential rains, and the National Weather Service forecasts additional rainfall of 15 to 25 inches through Friday, with as much as 50 inches in a few areas. (Alyssa Schukar/The New York Times)

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??It?s like he?s on a mission,?? said the woman whose Facebook picture of Otis went viral. ??I just thought it was so cute.??

Texans resolute as Harvey's waters rise and damage mounts

? The entire Texas National Guard has been activated.

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

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

Dave Epstein

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It?s hard to see the two as connected ? but they are.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

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Whether Harvey will have the same far-reaching impact on the American psyche depends a lot on how the aftermath is handled.

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The team will match donations to the Red Cross to aid the city?s recovery from a devastating hurricane.

Foxborough, MA -- 8/28/2017 - Patriots wide receiver Matthew Slater returns to Patriots practice at Gillette Stadium. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Patriots Reporter:

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Matthew Slater, Rex Burkhead back at Patriots practice

Eight players were absent as the Patriots began preparations for the exhibition finale Thursday.

Alex Speier

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The Red Sox have 10 fewer homers than any other team in the American League.

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Looks like Ryen Russillo is coming off the bench.

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Organic fuji apples were marked down to $1.99 a pound from $3.49 a pound, and organic avocados went to $1.99 each from $2.79.

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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?

Names

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The comedian has a habit of treating servers well.

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Jung is returning to film parts of a documentary based on his life, currently titled ?Boston George.?

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Mark Zuckerberg is going on paternity leave after he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, welcomed their second daughter, who they named August.

Boston Fire Department

Truck fire forces closure of Mass. Turnpike connector in Boston

Smoke from the eastbound lanes spilled into the westbound lanes, briefly forcing the closure of the entire tunnel.

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.

The Trump presidency

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A business associate of Donald Trump promised in 2015 to engineer a real estate deal with the aid of Vladimir Putin.

Opinion | Nancy Gertner

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Yes, President Trump does have the legal authority to pardon Joe Arpaio. But watch out next time.

Dan Wasserman

Troops rescue; Trump miscues

A look at politics and President Trump?s transgender military ban amid Hurricane Harvey.

Special reports

part 1

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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.

Crossword

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Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.

Opinion & Ideas

Alex Beam

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/beam_20170827.jpg My 2 cents on keeping the penny

Pennies are harmless, miniature reminders of simpler times.

Confidential tips

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Do you know about wrongdoing that needs to be exposed? Call the Globe Spotlight team: 617-929-7483 or spotlight@globe.com.

Investigations

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

STAT

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The skills gap of freelance doctors seems to have closed as more opt for the flexibility of contract work.