Hurricane Hermine batters Florida and heads north

Hermine touched down as a Category 1 Gulf Coast storm in the northwestern part of the state before weakening and heading into Georgia.

The Mashpee Wampanoag broke ground in April for its casino in Taunton.

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Second ruling gives Mashpee new hope

The ruling breathes new life into the tribe?s long-deferred quest for a resort casino.

The counter sat empty at the Howard Johnson?s in Bangor, Maine on August 31.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Closing time for New England?s last HoJo?s

The last Howard Johnson?s restaurant in New England is scheduled to close Tuesday.

FOR DAVID SCHARFENBERG HOUSING STORY PLEASE DO NOT PUBLISH PRIOR 06/18/2016 -Boston, MA- Shantel Young (cq) looks over the living room of her new home in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, MA on June 18, 2016. She and her husband Rob and their two children moved from a two bedroom apartment to a three bedroom home just over a mile apart in Dorchester. Shantel said she is looking forward to having more room,

In Boston?s suburbs, tension and resistance over affordable housing

Politics and inertia have conspired to create a lopsided geography of affordable housing in Greater Boston.


// I support Israel, which is why I don?t support US aid to Israel

The Jewish state, with its booming economy, doesn?t need American charity.

Woman killed when husband hits her with car in Quincy

The 52-year-old woman was killed Friday afternoon in Quincy when her husband backed up over her.

// Where in the world is Marty Walsh?

There?s a reason you haven?t seen Mayor Martin J. Walsh at too many dedication ceremonies, book signings, and ribbon cuttings this week.

// Uber driver charged with sexually assaulting passenger

The alleged crime reignited a debate about whether Uber is adequately vetting its drivers.

Au pair agency sues for Mass. workers law exemption

Cambridge company says au pairs are here on a ?cultural exchange? that exempts them from wage requirements.

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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FBI releases notes of its interviews with Hillary Clinton

Just weeks after news broke in 2015 that Hillary Clinton had kept a private e-mail account, an employee deleted some of her e-mails.

//[1].jpg Joe Biden invokes late son after protester interrupts speech

?My friends died!? the man yelled as Biden was campaigning for Hillary Clinton.

// American football more than a passing interest in Ireland

There is still intrigue in the game 28 years after BC played in the first college football game in the Emerald Isle.

// MBTA contract janitors file federal complaints against employers

The companies that supply the MBTA with janitors laid off more than 70 employees to comply with contracts with the T.

// Rob Ninkovich suspended 4 games over banned substance

The Patriots cocaptain said he took an over-the-counter product without realizing it contained a banned ingredient.


// No. 1-ranked Jason Day was not quite at the top of his game

Day opened with a 1-under-par 70, but his caddie believes he got some bad breaks.

In this Oct. 15, 2015 photo, members of the Graduate Employee and Students Organization-Unite Here deliver a petition bearing the names and faces of hundreds of Yale University graduate student employees during a protest on campus in New Haven, Conn. Efforts to unionize graduate students at private universities are gaining momentum as the National Labor Relations Board shows new openness to arguments that they are not just students, but also school employees. A recognized union for teaching assistants is in place at only one private U.S. school, New York University, where the administration gave its blessing in 2013. (Ryan Flynn/AP)

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Grad students should organize, but unions aren?t a panacea

All workers have a stake in labor advocacy that?s actually effective.

// David Ortiz?s heroics began against Oakland

Ortiz made his first significant postseason mark as a member of the Red Sox against the A?s in 2003.

// Sox rookie Yoan Moncada prepared for major step

The 21-year-old Cuban will make his first start with Boston on Saturday night.

// Cardinal O?Malley remembers Mother Teresa before her canonization

Cardinal Sean O?Malley said he will celebrate Mass for her in Dorchester on Sunday.

// Vandal damages Justin Bieber sand sculpture at N.Y. state fair

Police are looking for the vandal who defaced a sand sculpture of Justin Bieber at the New York State Fair.

Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

// The broken covenant

Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades ? and continues.

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

Brighton, MA., 08/12/16, At the end of the camp day, camper Sylvia Snider, 5, of Belmont, snuggles up next to the camp councelors. In addition to the recreational camp offered as part of the Kennedy Day School, Franciscan Childrenâ??s also offers an Adaptive Sports Program that provides children with special needs the opportunity to participate in sports in a fun and safe environment. The Program promotes the learning of new skills, social opportunities and moderate to vigorous physical activity to maintain and improve health and fitness. Franciscan Childrenâ??s provides a compassionate and positive environment where children with complex medical, mental health and educational needs can receive specialized care â?¦ so that all children can reach their fullest potential and live their best life. Suzanne Kreiter\Globe staff

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

A camp of care

At Franciscan Children?s in Brighton, several weeks of summer camps are offered so that children with special needs and their families feel supported year round.