Harvard social club deals setback to bid to admit women

A proposal in favor of electing female members to the Fox Club in the upcoming academic year fell just short of the necessary two-thirds majority.

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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.

Watertown parents call for no confidence vote against schools chief

Superintendent Jean M. Fitzgerald?s critics say she fails to keep parents and staff updated on changes in the district.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher-11659.png For a justice of brilliance, a graceful step down

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

BOSTON, MA - 8/12/2016: Kelvin Martins with his uncle Luando Da Costa is led away to vehicle after being released by EMT's . The 9-year-old boy was located and is safe and sound after his father allegedly took him from a sooting scene in his car, police said. Juan Ayala-Powell, 27, left a shooting Thursday night on Blue Hill Avenue with his son, Kelvin Martins, in the green 2004 Ford Explorer. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: METRO TOPIC 13shooting(2)

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

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/princetonmurder_05-11709.jpg 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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/statehouse-12129.jpg 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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/11/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/iStock_000011991430Large.jpg Walpole High School will start day 15 minutes later

The start time for the high school has been pushed back 15 minutes -- from 7:15 to 7:30 a.m.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/Boghosian_31wemeadow2_REG.jpg Planting a meadow ? at the Waltham YMCA

Children get their hands dirty at day camp, and learn about biodiversity.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

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.

A rendering shows new facilities planned by the Boys & Girls Club of Marshfield.

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New pool, splash pad, ropes course planned for Marshfield

The Boys & Girls Club of Marshfield is upgrading its clubhouse on Proprietors Drive.

Ideas | Mitchell Zuckoff

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/IMG_1281.jpg Found in Shangri-La

The story of a plane crash, class ring, and the most remote US military burial ground in the world.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/09/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Advance/Images/moose.jpg The top of New Hampshire: Exploring the Great North Woods

Yep, in the Great North Woods, you can stand exactly halfway between the equator and the North Pole.

2016 Olympics

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/588641410-10029-kM4D--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Saturday at the Olympics: Moving on to Week 2

Track and field begins to take center stage, while Michael Phelps is about to exit.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/2016-08-05T214324Z_956219109_RIOEC851OBPOD_RTRMADP_3_OLYMPICS-RIO-OPENING[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.

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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.

Assorted photos of the Class of 1966 during their time at Scituate High School.


For Scituate?s Class of ?66, a chance to reconnect

Organizers are planning three days of events throughout town Oct. 7 through 9 to celebrate the anniversary in style.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/12/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Slattery_12familyreunion05_liv[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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/12/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/avery%20and%20dassey.jpg 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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/12/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/IMG_1911.JPG 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.

Opinion | Jon Garelick

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/08/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/screenshot-2016-08-08-101013jpg.jpg How ?fake news? got real

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

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'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg 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

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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.


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