Rick Gates testifies that he and Paul Manafort committed crimes

A courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates (right) answering questions by prosecutor Greg Andres as he testified in the trial of Paul Manafort (second from left).

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Gates admitted to concealing millions of dollars in foreign bank accounts on the former Trump campaign chairman?s behalf and to falsifying documents to help Manafort obtain more in bank loans.

James Pindell

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/002698b3f8c145c3953c28b147050a01-002698b3f8c145c3953c28b147050a01-0.jpg The Paul Manafort trial so far: What?s happened, what?s left, and what this has to do with Trump

The trial is now in its second week. Here?s a recap of where we?re at.

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State fire officials made the announcement late Monday.

Students walked through Smith College?s campus last week.

Globe photo


At Smith College, the racist incident that wasn?t

Americans are exhorted repeatedly: If you see something, say something. More often than not, ?something? turns out to be nothing ? just a kid having her lunch, for example.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/heckler150-18810.jpg Margaret Heckler made inroads for women in Congress

The former diplomat and eight-term Massachusetts congresswoman, who also served as US ambassador to Ireland, died Monday. She was 87.

Ashleigh Grampetro and her son Ramon Pena Jr. were forced out of their Webster apartment after it was damaged from Saturday?s tornado.

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People displaced by tornadoes uncertain about next steps

Residents in Webster and Dudley who lost their homes in Saturday?s tornadoes were still seeking help and answers Monday.

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/1000611760.jpg The humiliating demise of Paul Ryan

His legacy? Trillion-dollar deficits with no end in sight, the largest explosion of peacetime debt in memory.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_07gross-1_metro.jpg William Gross sworn in as 42nd Boston Police commissioner

Gross was sworn into office Monday in a historic first for the city where the child of Dorchester becomes the first African-American to lead the department.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/04/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/greenhouse_05hospitalmerger-6_business.jpg Lahey CEO Grant says he?ll retire next month

Dr. Howard Grant will retire on Sept. 30, a move that comes as the health care system pursues a merger with Beth Israel Deaconess Center.

Wayfair cofounders Steve Conine (left) and Niraj Shah posed near their desks at the Internet retailer?s Back Bay headquarters.

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Booming Wayfair wants to dominate online sales of home goods

The more Wayfair sells, the more it loses money. But the Boston Internet retailer is adding thousands of employees and notes that Amazon was once criticized for lacking profits.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumacki_patriotstrainingcampday3_sports182.jpg Projecting the Patriots roster: Are there actually 53 players worthy of spots?

There isn?t much separating players 40 to 70 on the roster, and several positions are wide open.

?It came right up, and opened its mouth?: Great white shark breaches water below boat

The sudden encounter made the shark expert himself jump backwards a bit.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Chatham_Shark_Images-18640.jpg Shark sightings force swimmers out of the water in Plymouth, Cape Cod

Sharks were spotted near shore in two locations Monday afternoon, forcing those beaches to be temporarily closed.

Lily Ward, 7, played in Rings Fountain on the Rose Kennedy Greenway earlier this summer. The fountain is just one place to beat the sweltering temps this week.

Beat by the heat? Chill at these 12 cool spots this week

Escape the sweltering temperatures at spots all around the city. 

Dave Epstein

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/image3-18757.jpg How long will this oppressive heat last?

We are on pace to have the warmest first week of August ever in Boston.

From left: Jad Torres, Zoe Bates, Ella Maher-Sintarpia, and Suriya Keshava conduct a test at America?s Test Kitchen.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

America?s Test Kitchen welcomes kids into the kitchen

The brand officially debuts with the ATK Kids Fest on Sept. 16, featuring cooking demos, food-related science experiments, and samples.

Stuck flip-flop causes SUV to roll on top of other cars in Cohasset parking lot

A woman said her flip-flop became stuck in the pedals of her SUV, sending her vehicle over a curb and onto two cars.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/e25731973fc14dc7b69f31e235178dab-e25731973fc14dc7b69f31e235178dab-0.jpg Serena Williams details struggle with postpartum depression: ?I felt like I was not a good mom?

The 36-year-old tennis star said she wants other new moms to know the emotions are ??totally normal.??

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner100417METRO06nestoramherst245.jpg UMass Amherst ranks No. 1 ? again ? for campus dining

Over the past decade, the school?s dining program has gone from fairly standard to something resembling a high-end casino buffet, offering a sushi bar, infused water, and locally sourced seafood.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/15/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Handout_names_02_art.jpg Former Patriot Jerod Mayo?s dog turns up dead in Rhode Island

The dog?s body was found in the home of its trainer, according to authorities.

Music Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/OTR2_Boston_080518_002.jpg Beyoncé and Jay-Z write a happy ending at Gillette

The emotionally charged show traced the romantic arc of their relationship ? the downs and the ups.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/895a20fce4834b6ea59b9b6834a00afa-895a20fce4834b6ea59b9b6834a00afa-3359-klND--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Apple, Facebook, and YouTube remove Alex Jones pages for hate, bullying

Google, Facebook, YouTube and Spotify, and other services have for weeks had faced calls that they remove Infowars content.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/AFP_1860QP.jpg Robert Redford is retiring from acting, says upcoming role opposite Casey Affleck will be his last

Redford and Affleck will costar in ?The Old Man & the Gun.?


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Slitz_DRK_001-1600x900.jpg Appalachian odyssey: Hunting for ALS genes along a sprawling family tree

Researchers have painstakingly assembled a family tree to aid their search for the genetic underpinnings of ALS.

Globe event

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/08/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/SeattleTimes_10kirsner02_biz.jpg Seattle?s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she?s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/FlfQGTy9_585.jpg More about Last Seen: The Largest Unsolved Art Heist ever

A true-crime podcast about the most valuable ? and confounding ? art heist in history: the theft of 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

Love Letters: The Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/lovelettersalbum.jpg Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Real Estate


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/stan-fellows-home-nest-illustration$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

The Big Picture

David L Ryan/Globe Staff

The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, July 2018

Here?s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: the Puerto Rican Parade, Taylor Swift performing at Gillette Stadium, and celebrating fourth of July.


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Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.