Alleged misconduct at Brighton seminary prompts inquiry

Cardinal Sean O'Malley.

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

Marijuana on display at a dispensary in Las Vegas.

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How will Boston pick its marijuana stores? That, it seems, is still a mystery

Will marijuana companies owned by local residents get a leg up on out-of-state operators? City Hall?s not saying.

// A Boston-based voting app is facing its first test

The state of West Virginia this week said it would use the mobile phone balloting system developed by Boston-based Voatz for military personnel deployed overseas to vote in November.

// Plane stolen by ?suicidal? employee crashes near Seattle

A ?suicidal? airline employee stole an empty turboprop plane and took off, doing stunts in the air before crashing near an island in Puget Sound on Friday night.

Actor Bill Murray.

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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.

// GOP Congressman Collins will suspend re-election campaign after indictment

Chris Collins, who represents a New York district in Congress, was indicted Wednesday on insider-trading charges.

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

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

// 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.

// 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.

// 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.

// 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.??

Miami Dolphins defensive end Robert Quinn (94) raises his right fist during the singing of the national anthem, before the team's NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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COMMENTARY | Jeneé Osterheldt

NFL players know why they protest, and Trump does, too

It?s a new NFL season, but it?s still the same old song.

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer speaks at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football Media Days in Chicago, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Annie Rice)


Urban Meyer is not the victim at Ohio State

The victim. Let?s make sure we remember who that is. In this case, it?s Courtney Smith, not the coach.

// Alewife garage was at risk of ?imminent failure? even last year, T consultant found

In late 2017, a T consultant rated the condition of multiple parts of the garage as risking ?imminent failure? and recommended ?immediate corrective action.?

Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts doubles in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Baltimore. Brock Holt, Steve Pearce and Jackie Bradley Jr. scored on the play. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)


Sure, the Red Sox won, but this was an ugly baseball game

Both the Red Sox? and Orioles? pitching staffs were battered in Boston?s 19-12 victory.

Billy Joel performs at Fenway Park.

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At Fenway, Billy Joel comes out swinging

The singer piled on the hits ? and added some some surprises ? for his fifth show in five years at Fens.

//[1]-8820.jpg Need a refrigerator? Or a backyard grill? This weekend might be a good time to buy

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.

Dave Epstein

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

Here?s the outlook for Saturday and Sunday.

07/18/2018 BROOKLINE, MA Jackie Feldman (cq) 68, buys a discounted senior ticket to a movie at Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Brookline businesses work to become senior-friendly

BrooklineCAN encourages seniors to patronize businesses that are sensitive to their needs.

// 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.

// 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.

// ?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.

Dinner with Cupid

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

Will one dater?s mobile home be a no go?

// 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.


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

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

// 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.

Opinion & Ideas


// Baker can afford to support a waiver of the Pacheco law

So why did the governor let it lapse?

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.


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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.

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// 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.


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

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

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Summertime festivals around the world

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


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