Deal reached on body cameras for Boston Police

The agreement will allow 100 officers to be outfitted with the cameras for a 6-month trial.

Dallas shooting

DALLAS, TX - JULY 12: U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks during an interfaith memorial service, honoring five slain police officers, at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center on July 12, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. A sniper opend fire following a Black Lives Matter march in Dallas killing five police officers and injuring 12 others. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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Dallas officers ?did not flinch,? Obama says at memorial

President Obama urged unity and understanding at a memorial service for the five officers who were fatally shot last week.

Comcast phone outage hits business customers

Phone service provided by Comcast was offline in greater Boston and elsewhere in the US.

For every dollar that white workers earn in Massachusetts, blacks make just 67 cents, a far bigger gap than elsewhere in the country.


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Big economic racial divide is reason for concern

For every dollar that white workers earn in Massachusetts, blacks make just 67 cents, a far bigger gap than elsewhere in the country.

Kenneth Brissette (left) and Timothy Sullivan outside the courthouse in Boston on Tuesday.

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Walsh aides arraigned on extortion charges

Kenneth Brissette and Timothy Sullivan both pleaded not guilty for allegedly forcing a music festival to hire union stagehands.

// Obama saddened by Ogletree?s Alzheimer?s diagnosis

President Obama voiced his support for his close friend and mentor, Harvard Law School professor Charles Ogletree.

// Lawmakers consider Airbnb taxes

State lawmakers want to tax Airbnb rentals like hotel rooms and limit the length of stays to a month.

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From dishwasher to business owner

After working in the restaurant industry for 25 years, Greg Burns started a $2.2 million dollar oyster enterprise of his own.

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Senator Bernie Sanders (left) and Hillary Clinton.

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Supporters to Bernie: It?s not you, it?s her.

Democrats hope to forge a political marriage between supporters of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, but Sanders fans weren?t ready to hold their peace.

// Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton

The senator from Vermont ended weeks of speculation and formally backed the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.

// Hillary Clinton reportedly vetting Tufts dean for VP

James Stavridis, the dean of Tufts? Fletcher School, would be a wildly different pick than the others Clinton has been considering.

Donald Trump and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at a campaign rally in Cincinnati earlier this month.

Fox News Channel suspends Newt Gingrich as contributor

The move comes ?due to the intense media speculation? about him as a potential vice presidential candidate for Donald Trump.

Jul 11, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; A general view of Petco Park before the workout day for the MLB All Star Game. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

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All-Star rosters show difficulty of identifying talent

Numerous players emerged as All-Stars after their former teams were willing to part with them for little or nothing.

Al Horford was introduced as a Celtic on July \8.

Al Horford opens up about leaving Atlanta, decision to join Celtics

In an interview, Horford said ?Boston just felt it was the best fit for me.?

// Joe Perry ?better than we all first feared?

Aerosmith bandmate Tom Hamilton updated the public on Perry?s condition after collapsing at a show.

epa05421557 (FILE) A file picture dated 11 May 2015 shows an areal view of alleged artificial islands built by China in disputed waters in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines. The tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague has ruled on 12 July 2016 against Chinese claims to rights in South China Sea, declaring that a 'nine-dash' line the Chinese government used to delineate South China Sea claims contravenes a United Nations convention on maritime law. The PCA said there was no evidence that China had historically exercised exclusive control over the waters or resources. EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO/POOL

Tribunal rejects Beijing?s claims in South China Sea

The landmark case was seen as a crossroads in China?s rise as a global power and in its rivalry with the United States.

Novelist Emma Donoghue will be among the speakers at the Boston Book Festival.

Boston Book Festival announces lineup

This year?s event, Oct. 14-15, will feature more than 100 authors across a series of genres.

Andrew Bissel, Mary Baker, and Travis Bissel played ?Pokemon Go? as they walked through the Boston Public Garden Monday.

Police respond to suspicious activity ? and find Pokémon players

Police urge ?common sense? when playing the augmented reality game.


// Keeping up with Kourtney Kardashian on Nantucket

Nantucket has a reputation for being something of corporate hangout in the summer. Make that korporate hangout.

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// Democrats finally unite, but will it be enough?

They need to pull out all the stops to elect Democrats ? particularly progressive Democrats.

Globe investigations

?When the EMTs arrived, Dave was laying like this.? Gerry Hill said, offering to show where his suicidal son was fatally shot after a tense encounter with police.


When despair meets deadly force

Nearly half of people killed by Massachusetts police over the last 11 years were suicidal, mentally ill, or showed clear signs of crisis.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.