After Irma, devastation in Fla. comes into focus

Millions of homes and businesses were without power, and 180,000 people were in shelters. At least five people died in Florida because of Irma and two in Georgia.

Two men looked for belongings in the rubbles of their restaurant on St. Martin.


Caribbean islands take stock after Category 5 storm

Caribbean officials struggled Monday to get aid to islands devastated by Hurricane Irma, which killed 34 people in the region.

// Hurricane Jose will do a loop-the-loop in the Atlantic. Then what?

Once it straightens out, it will be aimed at the East Coast, it could strengthen, and it bears watching, says one expert.

// No, a shark was not swimming on a flooded Florida highway this weekend

Talk about fake news.

// Elizabeth Warren raises concerns about Army secretary nominee

The Massachusetts senator said nominee Mark Esper?s employment as chief lobbyist at Waltham-based Raytheon raises questions about his fitness to lead the Army.

Michael A. Cohen

// A Trump pivot? No, he pivots only to himself

There is one ? and only one motivating factor ? that drives Trump?s behavior: ego.

book review

?What Happened?? A better question might be: Why write it?

Just as she failed in the campaign to offer a single cogent vision, in her new book Hillary Clinton seems unclear on what she really wants to say.

Pro-charter school group pays state?s largest campaign finance penalty

A wealthy New York organization poured $15 million into last year?s unsuccessful ballot question to expand charter schools in Mass.

Volunteers in Weston place 3,000 flags on the Weston Town Green to commemorate those who died on 9/11 in the terrorists attacks in 2001. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Victims of Sept. 11 attacks remembered at ceremonies around Mass.

?We honor them with our words, but sometimes it feels like our words can?t do justice to the amazing lives that they lived,? Mayor Walsh said of the victims.

Chaotic scene erupts after hearing in fatal hit-and-run of 11-year-old girl

Steven Toro was held on $50,000 bail after being accused of ?leaving an 11-year-old to die on the pavement.?

// Groton quadruple murder suspect allegedly killed mother, grandparents, caretaker

The man who allegedly confessed to murdering four people in a Groton home was ordered to undergo a mental competency evaluation.

// ?It?s going to make people pause?: Apple plans to sell new iPhone for $1,000

Apple has always priced the iPhone as a premium product, but now it?s is pushing into luxury territory.

Boston, MA - 8/05/2017 - (2nd inning) Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz (31). The Boston Red Sox host the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 06Red Sox-White Sox, LOID: 8.3.3282099613.


How is the Red Sox rotation shaping up for the stretch run?

Very little of it has gone as planned, but there is a lot of reason for optimism with this group.


// A dream dashed, now deferred, due to a deposit

A local college blames a clerical error for its refusal to return a $1,000 deposit.

Cutting Edge | Magazine

Can this local startup revolutionize sunglasses?

Each pair of shades from Boston?s Skelmet is designed to fit its wearer perfectly, thanks to 3-D scanning and printing.

// Fitness may lower breast cancer risk

The findings of a new study offer tantalizing new clues into the relationship between fitness, exercise, and malignancies.

Jim McGovern.


Jim McGovern: GOP?s marijuana moves have me smoking mad

The longtime Central Massachusetts congressman wants the feds to leave state-regulated marijuana alone.

// For some adults, fall means back-to-school shopping, minus the classroom

The start of autumn can trigger a primordial urge to go back-to-school shopping, even if school itself is a distant memory.

Developer Sandy Edgerley wants Haddon Hall to offer a setting where Boston?s old-money types can mix with rising young stars from the region?s tech, life sciences, health care, and arts scenes.

A new take on old Back Bay private clubs

This would be markedly different than the Union, Somerset, Algonquin, and St. Botolph clubs. It?d be where Boston?s old money types could mix with rising tech stars.

Fall house hunt: Newly built West Hyannis Port estate listed for $12.5 million

This waterfront home not only boasts views from many rooms, but also a private beach.

// Bannon calls Comey firing biggest mistake in modern political history

Steve Bannon said in a TV interview that Robert Mueller would not have been appointed special counsel in the Russia investigation if not for the firing.

Special reports

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// Priests? children live with secrets, sorrow

A Globe review finds the children are often denied love and support and pressured to keep the scandal secret. And the church has done absolutely nothing to help.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.

Opinion & Ideas


// Hate on Hillary, but she?s right about Trump

You don?t have to like her. But don?t settle for a less than full reckoning of what happened to her.

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Charlie Baker hits $10 million campaign finance goal

Governor Baker?s political team told its top fundraisers in May that the goal for the summer was to have $10 million on hand come September. And it looks like they made it.