Uber driver charged with sexual assault of passenger

Michael Vedrine spoke with his attorney Kristen Wheeler during his arraignment in Dorchester District Court.

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

FOR DAVID SCHARFENBERG HOUSING STORY PLEASE DO NOT PUBLISH PRIOR 06/18/2016 -Boston, MA- Shantel Young (cq) looks over the living room of her new home in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, MA on June 18, 2016.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.

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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.

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

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

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Closing time for New England?s last HoJo?s

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/03/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/08282010_28biztezes_photo1[1].jpg In years-long legal war, EMC faces setback

EMC Corp. of Hopkinton was dealt a setback in its years-long legal war against rival data storage company Pure Storage Inc. of Mountain View, Calif.

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/Boghosian_31latenight24_MET.jpg 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.

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The National Hurricane Center predicted Hermine would regain hurricane strength late in the weekend.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/Murphy_04noipswich01_no.jpg Ipswich school plan faces roadblock

The Building Committee wants two rejected sites reconsidered for a townwide elementary school.

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.

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Events and activities to check out ? with or without the kiddos ? during summer?s last hurrah.

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_priesthood3_met-11529.jpg Cardinal O?Malley remembers Mother Teresa before her canonization

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

RED SOX 16, A?S 2

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Travis Shaw (five RBIs) and the offense backed a strong effort by David Price.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/02/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Parable_KevinYaratola.jpg ArtsEmerson adds one show to season, postpones another

?Citizen: An American Lyric?? will not be presented in March as originally planned.

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I wonder whether Robert De Niro started this way.

Ideas | Beth Wolfensberger Singer

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A knitting project becomes very symbolic.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/hepburn.jpg Katharine Hepburn?s Connecticut

Hepburn describes Fenwick back then as a community of about 40 houses with a golf course and tennis courts.

Tepees at Bear Creek Campground.

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A campground for all comfort levels

Bear Creek Campground offers cabins and tepees for those who prefer to stay out of the dirt.


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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/02/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jacoby-1718.jpg 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.

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

Globe investigations

The desperate and the dead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight9090-11856.jpg 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'

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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

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.