5.6 magnitude earthquake hits Great Plains

The earthquake was one of the largest ever recorded in Oklahoma.

The Connecticut coast and areas off Nantucket and Martha?s Vineyard are under a tropical storm watch.

National Weather Service

Hermine will bring rip currents, high gusts of wind to Mass.

The tropical storm will make the ocean dangerous and could topple trees, according to the National Weather Service.

FOR DAVID SCHARFENBERG HOUSING STORY PLEASE DO NOT PUBLISH PRIOR 06/18/2016 -Boston, MA- Shantel Young (cq) looks over the living room of her new home in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, MA on June 18, 2016.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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The ruling breathes new life into the tribe?s long-deferred quest for a resort casino.

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Judge Lisa Ann Grant released Michael Vedrine without bail and ordered him to stay away from his accuser.

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.


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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/walsh1-11971.jpg 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.

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/2011-2020/2016/08/30/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.

Customers line up for tacos outside a taco truck in Iowa.

Kevin Schmidt/Quad City Times via AP

Trump supporter?s ?taco trucks? remark draws mockery

Ridicule, and hunger, spread across the Internet Friday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/03/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/7320d1d20ff848aeab544c3826544683-7320d1d20ff848aeab544c3826544683-0.jpg Angry protesters greet Trump in Detroit

Protesters waited for Donald Trump as he was set to make what appeared to be a late attempt to woo black voters roughly two months before the election.

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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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/03/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/goldstein-5143.png He might need to be with more women

He?s worried that he hasn?t had enough sexual experience to settle down and move in with the woman he loves.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Turin_03beach01_tvl.jpg Why September is the best beach month

Here?s a beach bucket list of reasons September is the best time to visit the shore for a getaway.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160412_WALKER_feature_xs_3080.jpg 20 ways to make the most of Labor Day weekend

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_pats4_spts-001.jpg CB Cre?Von LeBlanc cut as Patriots begin trimming roster to 53

The Patriots must get their roster to 53 players before the 4 p.m. deadline.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/03/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/b34ffce5794b4a05aecccdb7c41f6df3-b34ffce5794b4a05aecccdb7c41f6df3-0.jpg Vikings trade for quarterback Sam Bradford

Minnesota needed a starter after losing Teddy Bridgewater to a season-ending knee injury.

Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price works against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)


Alex Speier

This David Price is just what Red Sox need

Long outings by their ace pitcher go a long way toward easing the Red Sox? eighth-inning issues.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/01/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/fairy.jpg Looking for a reason to wear glittery wings? You?re in luck.

Grab your wands and tiaras - Fairy Day is coming to Boston.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/09/03/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/namesKrasinski_01.jpg John Krasinski says ?The Hollars? is all about family

The Newton native talks about how he chooses a movie, what he thinks of movies set in Boston, and, of course, the Patriots.

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In an interview with Lena Dunham, Amy Schumer again addressed the controversy about a writer and friend?s rape comments.

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.