Red Sox stumble early, then club Orioles in 19-12 slugfest

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 10: Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates after teammate Brock Holt (not pictured) hit an RBI single to score two runs against the Baltimore Orioles during the sixth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 10, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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Boston erupted for 16 hits and a season high for runs after Nathan Eovaldi got rocked early by the lowly Orioles.


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// How to recycle the right way

Many of us aren?t very good at recycling, throwing items in bins that simply don?t belong there. Environmental advocates call that ?wish-cycling? or ?optimistic recycling,? and it?s not helping.

// School demolition crews unearth 124-year-old time capsule

Construction crews tearing down a former middle school in Swampscott have found a 124-year-old time capsule.

Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: ?He told me he lived in a van?

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// Gregory Long named as chief superintendent of Boston police

Less than a full week in to his new post, Police Commissioner William G. Gross appointed half of his top command staff Friday.

//[1]-8820.jpg Charlie Baker OK?s sales tax holiday for this weekend

Governor Charlie Baker approved this weekend?s sales tax holiday as part of a $1.5 billion economic development bond bill.

A driver with placards for both Lyft and Uber waited for a traffic light outside South Station.

New York is limiting Uber. Boston won?t. Here?s why

Don?t expect Boston to follow New York City?s aggressive clamp-down on Uber and Lyft.

Michael A. Cohen

// The biggest creature in the swamp? Wilbur Ross

The US Commerce secretary?s record of public corruption and grifting deserves far more public scrutiny.

Dave Epstein

// Just how wet is this weekend going to be?

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// For true costume fans, money, time are no object

At Fan Expo Boston this weekend, the costumes are elaborate ? and costly.

// Two Mass. artists painted this 1,275-foot-long panorama 170 years ago ? and it?s on display now

Long before movies, people were entertained by scrolling panoramas and panorama barkers, who narrated the harrowing tales depicted. One of the biggest of these paintings is now on view in New Bedford.

// Indie rock band Big Thief talks Berklee, Boston, and being vulnerable

Though all four members of indie rock band Big Thief attended Berklee at some point, it wasn?t until after graduation that they found each other walking the streets of Brooklyn.

// ?Tell Me What You Want? looks at sexual fantasies and the science of desire

The new book by researcher Justin Lehmiller attempts to dispel stereotypes and help people speak more openly about what they want.

// Hundreds see great black hawk in Maine

Bird enthusiasts have flocked to Biddeford, Maine, this week to get a glimpse of a hawk that has only been seen in the United States once before.

// Trump praises Kanye West after Kimmel appearance

President Trump tweeted his appreciation for Kanye West after the rapper talked about his support for Trump on ?Jimmy Kimmel Live!?


// Sorting ?misunderstanding? from ?malice? at Smith College

Readers respond to Jeff Jacoby?s column regarding an incident of alleged racism at Smith College.

// ?Goatscapers? hired to snack on invasive plants at Dorchester Park

To get rid of poison ivy and invasive plants park officials did not turn to the usual landscapers. Instead, they brought in goats.

// O?Malley orders probe of alleged misconduct at seminary

Cardinal Sean P. O?Malley said the accusations came from two seminarians who were enrolled at the theological school, which trains priests for ordination.

Actor Bill Murray.

Owner of Martha?s Vineyard restaurant defends Bill Murray in spat with photographer

The account from Katherine Domitrovich, owner of Lola?s in Oak Bluff?s, was starkly different from statements that photographer Peter Simon gave previously to police and the Globe.

New Hampshire State Police

Trump marker at N.H. state library destroyed

A granite block at the New Hampshire State Library that noted President Trump?s 2016 primary victory in the state was destroyed early Friday, police said.

// Trump used racial slur during ?Celebrity Apprentice,? Omarosa says

President Donald Trump frequently used the n-word and there are tapes that can confirm it, according to a new memoir by Omarosa Manigault Newman.

// A lifelong political scrapper, Roger Stone is fighting for his own legal future

For months now, Stone has been a key focus of the inquiry by the special counsel, Robert Mueller, into whether any Trump associates worked with Russian operatives who were secretly trying to tip the election in Trump?s favor.

Former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Joe Biden and Bill Clinton are both headed to Martha?s Vineyard this month

It seems Martha?s Vineyard is the place to be this summer, for politicos and celebrities alike.

// Woman escapes flames when car catches fire on Mass. Turnpike in Boston

The Cleveland, Ohio woman noticed flames coming out from under the hood of her 2013 Hyundai Sonata.

// Friends of woman killed in Somerset crash to hold candlelight vigil Friday evening

Twenty-year-old Hailey Allard of Somerset died after colliding with a police cruiser on Route 138.

// Man linked to reality TV star Bethenny Frankel found dead

Authorities are investigating the suspected overdose death at Trump Tower of a man romantically linked to reality TV personality Bethenny Frankel.

// Globe rallies newspapers to protect free press from Trump attacks

The Globe has reached out to editorial boards nationwide to write and publish editorials on Aug. 16 denouncing what the newspaper called a ??dirty war against the free press.??

Watertown man injured in West Roxbury crash

Officials received the call for the one-car crash at the intersection of Turtle Pond Parkway and Enneking Parkway at about 6:55 p.m., said Paul Sullivan, State Police spokesman.

Five people rescued from boat fire in Boston Harbor

The marine unit of the Boston Fire Department, the Coast Guard and Massport responded to the burning boat off Hull Friday night.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Martin F. Nolan

//[1].jpg The road to the White House runs through the Ivy League

Many potential 2020 contenders graduated from Ivy League schools. Historically speaking, that?s not unusual.

Special reports

// TSA tracking travelers like terrorists in secret surveillance program

Air marshals are conducting a new domestic surveillance program, tracking people as they fly and move through airports. It might be illegal.


// This Week in Politics

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// Can this man bring science back to the White House?

Meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier could soon become the country?s top-ranking scientist.

Globe event

// 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.


// 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.

Real Estate

Recent home sales west of Boston (Aug. 8)

WELLESLEY: 12 Nantucket Road; One-family Colonial, built in 2017, 6,101 square feet, 11 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 7 baths, on 21,110-square-foot lot.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

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

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//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

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The Big Picture


The Big Picture

Summertime festivals around the world

Photographers capture communities gathering at events organized to celebrate a variety of cultural observances.


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