Woman who was killed may have been burned, authorities say

A State Police K-9 unit found the body of Vanessa Marcotte in the woods off Brooks Station Road in Princeton.

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Officials said Vanessa Marcotte, a BU grad, may have been sexually assaulted and they warned residents near Princeton to be watchful for suspicious activity.

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Senator Susan Collins of Maine is another person on the list of Republicans who say they won?t vote for Donald Trump.

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The senior national security officials signed a letter declaring Donald Trump ?would put at risk our country?s national security and well-being.?

Donald Trump delivered an economic policy address in in Detroit Monday.

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Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What is Donald Trump?s economic vision?

The speech was an anti-trade version of trickle down economics, as Trump proposed to tweak the global economy to benefit US businesses.


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Cameron Kerr has raised more than $50,000 in Donald Trump?s name in just five days. It?s money Trump will never see.

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.

Curt Schilling says he?s considering run for office in Facebook rant

The former Red Sox pitcher appeared to go on an expletive-filled political rampage in which he said he would soon run for elected office.

Business leaders want decision on South Coast commuter rail

The state has to decide whether to move forward with the project, and what routing it will use.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/8a715e445558477c80d0db6e94c7b10a-8a715e445558477c80d0db6e94c7b10a-0.jpg Lowell native said to be playing ?Pokemon Go? is killed in San Francisco

A former Lowell resident who was fatally shot was remembered by his college baseball coach as ?a fun-loving teammate.?

Boston officer quits, pleads guilty to gift card scheme

A Boston police officer resigned after pleading guilty to a federal fraud charge involving the use of illegally obtained gift cards.

2016 Olympics

Russia's Yulia Efimova reacts after competing in the Women's 100m Breaststroke Semifinal during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSGABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images



In Rio, Russians are seen as villains

After the Russian doping scandal, athletes from that country are hearing boos and criticism, and some are responding with more determination.

2016 Rio Olympics - Swimming - Victory Ceremony - Women's 100m Breaststroke Victory Ceremony - Olympic Aquatics Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 08/08/2016. Gold medallist Lilly King (USA) of USA and silver medallist Yulia Efimova (RUS) of Russia celebrate with their national flags. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.


Lilly King cleans up on Russian rival in 100-meter breaststroke

The American defeated suspended doper and bitter rival Yulia Efimova.

United States' Danell Leyva is checked by a team official after falling while performing on the horizontal bar during the artistic gymnastics men's team final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

John Powers

US men have a long way to go in gymnastics

The men have a competitive core, but unlike the US women, they have little help in the pipeline.

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Bring on those Olympic basketball blowouts

This is one American who sees nothing wrong with our teams crushing opponents by huge scores.

Boston, MA - 12/9/2015 - Passersby walk in front of Madison Park High in Boston, MA, December 9, 2015. The state has declared Madison Park to be

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Madison headmaster cited for improperly taking sick days

Absences by Shawn Shackelford, headmaster at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School, have caused frustrations at the troubled school.

Mick Phillips, photographed at his business in West Bend, Wisconsin. Sara Stathas for STAT


With long odds, cancer patients seek last chance in Cuba

The US embargo has led to a modern biotech enterprise in Cuba, and some American patients are making the trip.

Mel Brooks will host a special screening of


Mel Brooks is in the saddle again, en route to Citi Wang Theatre

The award-winning director will be in Boston for a screening and discussion of his classic comedy film ?Blazing Saddles.?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/09/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/200_tasty.jpg Tasty Burger squares off against Chipotle

Tasty Burger says Chipotle?s forthcoming Tasty Made burger concept bears an ?unmistakable? resemblance to Tasty Burger signage.

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The temporary enrollment center opens next week at Boston Marriott Copley Place.

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Some people couldn?t get over his wardrobe on Sunday ? but Martin Walsh saw nothing wrong with wearing the shorts.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160607_BH__ErikaSchickel3.jpg The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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

The Big Picture

Cod and community rebound in Newfoundland

Cod populations are making a comeback, and towns on the Canadian coast are feeling the impact.