The stakes are high for Clinton in the swing state of Pa.

US President Barack Obama speaks during a rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Eakins Oval in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 13, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEBSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

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Hillary Clinton?s strong, post-convention lead in national and many battleground state polls has evaporated over the past three weeks.

US Representative Frank Guinta greets voters at a polling station on Tuesday in Manchester, N.H.

Frank Guinta locked in close N.H. fight

Unlike the presidential primaries, the state?s voters selected more traditional politicians in the state?s primaries for governor and US Senate.

Ivanka Trump, right, watches as her father Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a policy speech on child care, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, in Aston, Penn. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump unveils plan to ease burden on working parents

Donald Trump called for six weeks of mandatory paid maternity leave and expanded tax credits to help pay for child care.


// Hillary needs a Dutch uncle (or aunt)

Um, Hillary, Whiskey Tango Hotel?

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, and Republican presidential candidate Donal Trump in these 2016 file photos. Young people across racial and ethnic lines are more likely to say they trust Hillary Clinton than Donald Trump to handle instances of police violence against African-Americans. But young whites are more likely to say they trust Trump to handle violence committed against the police. (AP Photo)

In Maine, Clinton, Trump are in a tight race

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in Maine by three percentage points, a new Colby College-Boston Globe poll shows.

// Maine man posts ?Black Rifles Matter? sign. Controversy ensues.

The sign, placed at a private residence in Boothbay Harbor, has brought a lot of attention to one man?s yard.

Hundreds of drug cases at risk in Braintree scandal

Braintree officials will soon release results of an audit that found missing drugs, guns, and money from the police evidence room.

// Gloucester police chief, honored by White House, placed on leave

Leonard Campanello is considered a pioneer in treating, rather than jailing, opiate addicts.

On student loan defaults, a tale of two New Englands

In a region of top colleges, low-income, first-generation, and minority students struggle disproportionately to repay their debt.

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Craft brewers don?t want to turn into ?Dad?s Beer?

Young beer drinkers are committed to craft beer, says Rob Martin, president of Ipswich Ale Brewery. But the crowded industry demands that brewers stay ahead or get left behind?in the back of dad?s fridge.

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Boston Harbor pilots climb from motorboats onto foreign vessels via ladders the ships let down.

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Accused of stealing thousands, captain says Boston Harbor pilots drank on the job

Long a tight-knit group, the Boston Harbor Pilot Association ? a centuries-old nautical brotherhood ? is now in turmoil.

09/13/16: Boston, MA: Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts made a nice play in the top of the third inning, as he slid to stop a ball headed up the middle hit by the Orioles Mark Trumbo, the from his knees he fed the ball to 2B Dustin Pedroia, who forced Manny Machado at second, then fired to first to complete the double play. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Baltimore Orioles in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: metro topic: Red Sox-Orioles

Orioles 6, Red Sox 3

Orioles flex muscles, KO Sox

Baltimore hit two homers in the second inning off Drew Pomeranz to move within two games of the Red Sox in the AL East.

Debate on Question 2

Boston Ma 09132016 Ballot Question debate on Question 2 was held at UMass-Boston campus . The debate was sponserd by the Boston Globe and WBUR. Left to right are Co- Moderator David Scharfenberg (cq) and Moderator Meghna Chakrabarti (cq) Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson (cq) and Former State Rep. Marty Waltz (cq) listens at far right.. Globe/Staff Photographer Jonathan Wiggs

Charter debate focuses on funding, equity issues

A charter school supporter accused officials of not adequately educating all students, during a tense debate Tuesday.

With iOS 10, users can send animated doodles and handwritten notes, though recipients without compatible phones will see a static image.

Six key things to know about Apple?s new iOS 10 software

Your iPhone will look and feel different with the iOS 10 software update.

CNBC anchor Bill Griffeth


TV news anchor?s DNA test revealed ?deep dark family secret?

When Bill Griffeth?s cousin asked him to take a DNA test, he never would have guessed what the results would be.

FILE -- A housing development in Santa Clarita, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014. For American families, household incomes rose strongly in 2015, breaking a years-long pattern of income stagnation. The median householdÕs income in 2015 was $56,500, an increase of 5.2 percent over the previous year, the Census Bureau reported. (Monica Almeida/The New York Times)

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Has the American economy hit a turning point?

It finally happened. Americans got a raise in 2015. A big one.

Arrest warrant issued for ex-boyfriend of slain Methuen mother

Years before Wanda Rosa was found dead, Emilio Delarosa had threatened her life, put a gun to her head, and smothered her until she saw black.

The Patriots? Jimmy Garoppolo


Jimmy Garoppolo gets the Broadway treatment (and it?s hilarious)

The Patriots quarterback (played by comedian Rob Riggle) sings his heart out in ?Garoppolo: A Second String Musical.?

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh sits on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

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Ben Volin | On football

Not much has changed for struggling Dolphins

The Dolphins (0-1) come to Foxborough this Sunday having lost seven in a row at Gillette Stadium.

// Two Mass. schools ranked among top 10 colleges in US

Move over Crimson; the Tigers are No. 1 on US News & World Report?s 2017 university rankings.

Ilene Mitnick, at left, and Alli Baldwin

Couples attempt to set world record for largest lesbian wedding

The owners of a Provincetown inn are organizing the Oct. 15 effort.

Opinion & Ideas


// What if Hillary collapsed after winning?

No president-elect has died or become incapacitated between the election and the Electoral College vote. Yet if the 2016 cycle has taught us anything, it is to rule nothing out.

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

Terezinha Guilhermina of Brazil competes with her guide Rafael Lazarini in the men?s 400m T54 heat two at Olympic Stadium during day five of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on Sept. 12.

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Paralympics 2016

More than 4,000 athletes from 170-plus nations are competing at many of the same Rio venues as participants in the Olympics.