For a justice of brilliance, a graceful step down

Justice Robert J. Cordy questioned an attorney in 2014.

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On the state?s highest court, Robert Cordy wrote hundreds of majority opinions with an intellectual curiosity.

//[1]-5291.jpg In Lynn, a reunion 10 years in the making

After a decade and a vast ocean apart, a mother and son reunite in Lynn.

// Court-appointed Mass. attorneys still waiting to be paid

Emergency funding that was allocated last month to cover a budget shortfall to pay court-appointed attorneys was not enough.

// For veterans, home and a community in Bedford

A new apartment complex at the Bedford VA campus is on the front lines of the fight against homelessness.

Police are asking the public to report any vehicles they may have seen moving or parked on Brooks Station Road in Princeton between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Police get more than 500 tips in Princeton slaying

There has been a ?steady flow? of tips coming in, but State Police want the public to continue calling the tip line.

Judge overturns conviction of man featured in 'Murderer'

Brendan Dassey, featured in the Netflix documentary, was ordered freed within 90 days unless the case is appealed.

// Boston taking 385-square-foot apartment for a spin

The Urban Housing Unit, a tiny modular house that sells $75,000, will be touring the city over the next few weeks.

// Edward Daly, priest noted for heroism during Bloody Sunday, dies at 82

Father Daly tended victims of Northern Ireland?s Bloody Sunday killings and became a defining image of the massacre.

Lifeguards save 7-year-old from Hyde Park pool

The 7-year-old was revived at the scene and taken to Boston Children?s Hospital.

// Boy found safe after being taken by his dad from shooting scene

After a frantic 12-hour search, family and police found the boy.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

In Worcester, Mandaeans seek their own temple

The 2,500 refugees make up what is believed to be the largest Mandaean community in the United States.

2016 Olympics

// Katie Ledecky sets world record in 800m freestyle

Katie Ledecky of the United States has set a world record to win the 800-meter freestyle in Rio.

// A stunner in Rio: Phelps beaten by 21-year-old in 100 fly

A stunner at the Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps was beaten.


//[1].jpg How a writer?s reckless sexual tourism put Olympians at risk

A story by Nico Hines for The Daily Beast potentially outed and jeopardized the safety of multiple athletes.

US 94, Serbia 91

// US men struggle, barely hang on to beat Serbia in basketball

It was the second straight difficult game for the star-studded American team.

// Thanks for all the fish!

The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy shared a photo that captured a giant school of fish with a shark lurking nearby.

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Opinion | Eric Fisher

Here?s why you tune in to the weather

The relationship built between the meteorologist and the viewer is a strong one.

// Davis Square Theatre renamed as The Rockwell

The refreshed space will feature new flooring, paint, and lighting and will start producing original content in the fall.

Music Review

// Landmarks and friends, dancing beneath the meteors

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra enjoyed a lot of help during its Hatch Shell concert, planned and otherwise.

Red Sox 9, Diamondbacks 4

// Hanley Ramirez, David Ortiz power Red Sox? win

The duo combined to hit three homers and David Price went eight innings for the victory.


// Scrutiny on John Farrell increases, but he?s not the real problem

Farrell hasn?t managed perfectly, but the Red Sox are slipping because they are not hitting.

Opinion | Jon Garelick

// How ?fake news? got real

The Pulitzer Prize Board calls this kind of thing ?explanatory journalism,? and they give awards for it.


// The Weekender: Cosplay, dirty dogs, and the return of Tracy Morgan

Everything fun to do in Boston and beyond this weekend.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

// 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'

// 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.

The Big Picture

Jessica Rinaldi/globe staff

Farmer Olympics in Vermont

With the world?s attention focused on the Olympic Games in Brazil, a decidedly different type of competition was held in a small corner of New England.