3 dead, including gunman, in Jacksonville shooting

Police boats patrolled the St. John?s River on Sunday near Jacksonville Landing (right), where a gunman shot two people during a video game competition.

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The shooter was identified as David Katz, 24, of Baltimore, but law enforcement officials said it was too early to know his motive.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/6556.jpeg Man who survived Hanson plane crash is paralyzed

A man who survived the crash of a small plane that killed his brother, the pilot of the aircraft, is paralyzed and may never walk again, a family spokesman said.

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The risks don?t outweigh the benefits for most folks, according to research led by a Brigham and Women?s Hospital doctor.


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Blake Snell dominated the struggling Boston lineup, which scored only five runs in the three games.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1024066164-21425.jpg The AL East appears to be a race again

With the Red Sox slumping, the Yankees are quickly closing in on the divisional lead.

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The veteran receiver had struggled during his short stay in New England?s training camp.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/982397670.jpg Jemele Hill, known for being outspoken at ESPN, is leaving the network

Hill, who found controversy for her views on culture and politics at the sports network, will go in a different direction, according to reports.

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A spokesman said Governor Paul LePage is in stable condition at a Bangor hospital a day after experiencing discomfort.

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Simon?s laugh-filled hits such as ?The Odd Couple,? ??Barefoot in the Park? and his ?Brighton Beach? plays dominated Broadway for decades.

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For the first time, a drug has been shown to help people lose weight and keep it off for several years without raising their risk for heart problems.

Adrian Walker

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Henning said he objected to the debate?s format. Others suspected he was avoiding an audience more favorable to his opponents.

Cardinal Sean P. O?Malley said new procedures are urgently needed to address allegations of sexual abuse by bishops.

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O?Malley asks US dioceses to work with law enforcement

Speaking to the Globe, Cardinal Sean O?Malley said that new procedures are urgently needed to address allegations of sexual abuse or negligence by bishops.

editorial board endorsement

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/lee_040318_presley_met.jpg Endorsement: Democrats should choose Ayanna Pressley for the Seventh District

Calling her ?a proven advocate with an understanding of the needs of the district,? the Globe?s editorial board endorsed Ayanna Pressley over longstanding incumbent Michael Capuano for the Democratic nomination in the Seventh Congressional District primary on Sept. 4.

Jacob Rezendes, a trash collector in Cambridge, moved a compost bin.

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Something?s rotting in Cambridge, and it?s all good

Cambridge?s citywide composting offers clues as Massachusetts seeks to reduce the amount of trash going into landfills. The state has fallen behind its goals.

Performer fatally shot early Sunday in downtown Holyoke

A Holyoke man was fatally shot outside of a party in a vacant commercial building Sunday morning, police said. He was described as a ?young man,? a rapper with roots in Holyoke.

John McCain: 1936-2018

Flags around the Washington Monument were flown at half-mast on Sunday to mark the death of Senator John McCain.

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Obama, Bush expected to speak at McCain?s funeral

A day after McCain died, details of the farewell to the decorated Vietnam War hero, prisoner of war, and six-term senator were being worked out.

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His conservative politics didn?t play well in largely progressive Massachusetts, yet he was lauded over the weekend for his willingness to compromise.

Opinion | Alan Wirzbicki

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Ask McCain stupid questions and he?d tell you so ? but only because what he really wanted was for you to ask better ones.

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A statement praising John McCain was drafted before the senator died Saturday, but President Trump told aides he wanted to post a brief tweet instead.

After 19 years, the US has become home. But for how much longer?

For nearly two decades, the US government had given Patricia Carbajal permission to stay in this country, to work, to put down roots. But, now, in a moment, everything could change.

The Big Picture

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The Trump administration canceled the program that had allowed Patricia Carbajal to create a life as a mother, a construction worker, and a budding activist.

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Anthony Maxwell, 26, will face a number of charges, Atlanta police say.

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The romantic comedy sensation slid just 6?percent from its chart-topping debut ? an unheard of hold for a non-holiday release.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_sharks13_met.jpg Great white shark reportedly spotted in Buzzards Bay on Sunday

An expert from the New England Aquarium confirmed that a creature that was apparently caught on camera lurking in Buzzards Bay on Sunday is a great white shark.

President Donald Trump takes the stage at a rally in support of the Senate candidacy of West Virginia's Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W.Va. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)

Unable to shake collusion inquiry, Trump makes a game of it

Speaking to supporters in West Virginia last week, the president asked his audience if it could find the missing collusion.

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The former Trump lawyer issued his first tweet since pleading guilty to tax evasion, bank fraud, and campaign finance violations.

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Sunday?s contest was intended to give players and fans an appreciation of what life?s like for people who are blind or have limited sight.

Chicago police and protesters at the Democratic National Convention in 1968.


Chicago 1968: When it all changed

Fifty years ago, at the Democratic National Convention, anarchy eclipsed the democratic process and made it feel irrelevant.

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Globe Magazine

A superfan?s guide to seeing the Patriots at Gillette Stadium

Football season cometh! Here?s how to score tickets, park like a genius, tailgate like there?s no tomorrow, and more.

Miss Conduct

Advice: How can I get along with my grumpy co-worker?

Here?s what you can do if you?re thrown for a loop by a colleague who can be friendly one day, hostile the next.

If alcohol is taking on a bigger role in your life, if might be time to reassess your drinking.


Time to cut back on drinking? Here?s how

You can drink too much without necessarily being addicted to alcohol. And drinking less can make your life better.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jacoby-5003.jpg John McCain: New Hampshire?s third senator

A crowd in Salem hadn?t gotten up early to see just to see Mitt Romney. They were there for McCain, too.

Special reports

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She?s a social media manager for an arts-and-crafts company, and somehow became a target of a secret TSA surveillance program.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/statehouse150-3271.jpg This Week in Politics

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/collins03-1024x573.jpg Sacha Baron Cohen tried to prank Francis Collins ? and science won out

The latest public figure duped by Sacha Baron Cohen: the NIH director. Here?s how he kept his cool.

Globe event

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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.


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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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Uber's vision of self-driving cars begins to blur

Uber executives have been divided over what to do with the autonomous business since March 18, when one of Uber?s self-driving cars struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona.