Jacksonville shooting puts an entire state on edge

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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?We have got to change, we?ve got to really stop and say to ourselves, ?There?s something wrong,? ? said Governor Rick Scott.

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Said one neighbor of David Katz and his family: ?We have lived here for a long time, and we never talk to them.??

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_compost5_met.jpg In Cambridge, they?re not making a big stink over composting

The odor: unpleasant. The end result, the city hopes: a massive reduction in the amount of trash going to landfills.

John McCain: 1936-2018

Senator Edward M. Kennedy applauded as Senators John McCain and Russ Feingold accepted Profile in Courage awards at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in 1999.

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McCain remembered here as a ?true profile in courage?

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

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White House staff drafted a statement before the senator died, but President Trump told aides he wanted to post a brief tweet instead.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AP18235522395657.jpg More evidence of pot use found in moms? breast milk

Experts say THC could disrupt brain development and potentially cause harm, although solid evidence of that is lacking.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/6556.jpeg ?He?s going to be paralyzed from the waist down for life?

Patrick Landis, who survived a plane crash Friday in Hanson, remains in critical condition at Tufts Medical Center.

Siman Regmi, 18, made her bed, as her mother, Hira Regmi, watched. Brandeis is welcoming its largest-ever freshman class.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

At Brandeis, it?s a fresh start and a time for new beginnings

The Waltham university welcomed the largest freshman class in its history.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2011/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/30lawrence%2007.jpg 2 districts will close schools early during blistering heat wave

Lawrence and Haverhill students will be let out early as heat indices approach, or exceed, 100.

Shirley Leung

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This is my last column in the business section ? for a while.

A shark warning sign at Long Nook Beach in Truro, as pictured earlier this month.

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Another great white shark spotted in waters off Cape

Video footage showed a shark lurking in Buzzards Bay on Sunday. Beaches across Cape Cod have had periodic closures this summer as sharks become more common in the area.

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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.

Bob Massie prepared to speak at an event titled Race & Economy in Boston at St. Mary?s Episcopal Church in Dorchester on Aug. 2.

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Primaries 2018: Governor

Bob Massie brings a progressive agenda, eclectic background

The 1994 Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor is looking to pull off a political resurrection.

Jay Gonzalez talked to voters at a house party hosted by Tina and Jim Shinnick at their home in Walpole.

Debee Tlumacki for the Globe

Primaries 2018: Governor

From gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez, a promise to be bold

In these cynical times, the Democrat?s political style can be described as aggressively earnest.

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The playwright?s laugh-filled hits dominated Broadway for two decades. He died Sunday. He was 91.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumacki_patriotstrainingcamp_sports237.jpg ?It is time to hang my helmet up,? says Eric Decker

The Patriots wide receiver, who also had stints with the Broncos and Jets, struggled during training camp.

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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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rinaldi27teensmarch03.jpg Students take their demands to Smith & Wesson headquarters

Dozens of teens want the gunmaker to stop producing and exporting firearms that are not legal to use in Mass.

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 26: Brock Holt #12 of the Boston Red Sox strikes out swinging to end the top of the fifth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on August 26, 2018 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. All players across MLB will wear nicknames on their backs as well as colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs inspired by youth-league uniforms during Players Weekend. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)



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

Adrian Walker

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/walkera-19713.jpg Will it matter that Greg Henning skipped the last major debate for Suffolk DA?

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/11/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_splats4_met.jpg Unruly Studios aims to teach children coding ? and get them moving

Coding may soon be an essential skill for young people. At the same time, there is growing concern about their increasingly sedentary lifestyles.

//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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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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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.

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

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Beijing is pushing firms to trade more with other countries, but few nations buy as many imported goods as the US.

From the Sunday Boston Globe

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.

David M. Shribman | Analysis

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

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/galvin1-5542%20(1).jpg Endorsement: Secretary of State Bill Galvin deserves Democratic nomination

Democrats should nominate Galvin for a capstone term as Secretary of State.

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.


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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.