BU reels from details of hockey scandal

Until Friday’s report, the misbehavior on the hockey team was unknown to nearly everyone at the school, including most of its board of trustees.

President Obama spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday,


Are Obama’s jobs goals attainable?

While some of the goals could be realistic, in other cases the president has made similar promises only to be stymied by Republicans in Congress.

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Entire state under severe thunderstorm watch

A line of strong storms is moving east from New York, where the system has already spawned at least one tornado.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.



A Bruce Springsteen concert — for free

Perching on the sidewalk outside Fenway Park offered a great chance to enjoy the music.

Soundtrack: Mooching off Bruce Springsteen

When Bruce Springsteen played Fenway Park in August, plenty of people bought tickets. But that wasn't the only way to hear the shows.


How Sam, Mike, and Will became football positions

A perplexing system of naming defensive positions has accrued over the years among coaches and players, leaving less-savvy fans scratching their heads.

Fall Arts Preview

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/076-SA-hartman-p9307214.jpg Mammoth attractions at the Museum of Science

Go back in time with “Mammoths and Mastodons” and deep undersea in “Shipwreck!”

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/09/04/BostonGlobe.com/Enterprise/Images/sacco005.jpg Sacco and Vanzetti

The controversial trial and execution of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in Massachusetts in the 1920’s caused much tension in the US and around the world.


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Patriots at Titans, Sunday at 1 p.m., CBS

Tom Brady and the Patriots will open the 2012 season in Nashville.

How the Patriots, Titans match up

The Boston Globe breaks down the X’s and O’s for the Patriots trip to Nashville for opening weekend and offers a prediction for who will win.

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Calls for Mo. bishop to quit grow louder

Calls for Bishop Robert Finn’s resignation intensified after he became the highest-ranking US church official convicted of a crime related to the child sex abuse scandal.


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Fall Travel: Weekend Getaways

Things to do in the Berkshires

Looking for a culture-packed autumn trip? Consider these sure-to-please historic homes, museums, and art collections.