Harvard admissions ?may be infected with racial bias,? DOJ says

The Justice Department is weighing in on a case that could eventually overturn the use of affirmative action in higher education.

Power outages close Maverick Station, delay Blue, Orange, and Green lines

The power outage happened about 7:30 p.m. and caused signal system interruptions on the Green, Orange, and Blue lines.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Sayles_31threat_006.jpg Calif. man charged with making threatening calls to Globe

Robert Darrell Chain was arrested without incident by an FBI SWAT team for allegedly making threats to the newspaper after the Globe launched a national newspaper campaign in support of the free press.

Stephen VanDalinda and his wife, Erin, were on Pine Street with their dog when Catrina Costello allegedly deliberately drove into them.

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Man dies after woman allegedly drove truck into N.H. couple walking dog

A husband and wife were on the verge of escaping the dog attacks, the swearing, and the threats that their next-door neighbor had directed at them since 2016. Now, Catrina Costello is accused of driving into the pair, killing one.

??This represents an unacceptable targeting of people based on their ethnic heritage,?? said Representative Joaquin Castro, a Texas Democrat.

Democrats call for hearings into denial of passports to Americans

Texas congressmen said the government?s policy is part of a systemic anti-Hispanic bias that has guided the Trump administration?s immigration policy.

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President Donald Trump told Congress he is canceling the pay raise that most civilian federal employees were due to receive, citing budgetary constraints.


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There is no evidence of the NBC interview having been ??fudged?? or doctored in any way, and the White House didn?t immediately respond to requests regarding what Trump was referring to.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/MA07-3497.jpg Locked in a tough fight, Capuano and Pressley face final sprint on a long holiday weekend

Michael Capuano and Ayanna Pressley face a monumental challenge to ensure voters show up for their unusually timed primary, the day after Labor Day.

Braintree, MA - 08/29/18 - Bertha Glavin, 92, visits with her sister Mary Kennedy, 95, (right, both cq). The National Parks of Boston will celebrate the role of women workers at the Charlestown Navy Yard during World War II with a ceremony, walking tour, and special exhibit on Labor Day, Monday, September 3, 2018. During World War II over 8,000 women worked in the Boston Naval Shipyard. They were welders, clerks, painters, electrician and machinist helpers. On Monday the Ring a Bell for Rosie Ceremony will take place on board the USS Cassin Young. Bertha Glavin will ring the bell. She worked in a factory when she was 17 at a company that made raincoats for the Navy. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff) Reporter: (Cristela Guerra) Topic: (31Rosie)

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On Labor Day, a celebration of ?Rosies,? the women who kept the factories churning during WWII

The National Parks of Boston will hold a ceremony Monday at 1 p.m. at the Charlestown Navy Yard to honor and remember the women who, during wartime, took over jobs traditionally done by men.

One dead, 12 infected with Legionnaires? disease in Hampton, N.H.

The 12 people likely acquired the illness at the end of July or beginning of August in a localized area of Hampton, public health officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/31/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/MickeyRivera.jpg Mashpee police chief says chase that ended with fatal crash should have been ?terminated?

The Cape Cod police chase in late July that ended in a car crash that killed two should have been called off, according to a statement from the Mashpee police chief.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 30: Danny Etling #5 of the New England Patriots rolls out against the New York Giants during a pre-season NFL game at MetLife Stadium on August 30, 2018 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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Danny Etling?s fake-and-run highlights Patriots? preseason finale win

Etling had an 86-yard TD run and J.C. Jackson was the star on defense with two interceptions.

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The former vice president dabbed at tears as he remembered his colleague during a memorial service at a Phoenix church Thursday.

Former Vice President Joe Biden wipes a tear while giving a tribute during memorial service at North Phoenix Baptist Church for Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York, Pool)

John McCain memorialized as hero, fighter, imperfect friend

A former vice president, an NFL star, and other friends remembered the late senator as a ??true American hero?? during a crowded church service Thursday in Phoenix.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rinaldi30busses02.jpg Walsh voices frustration, apologizes for missing, late school buses

As school bus routes ran late or went uncovered for a third day, Mayor Martin J. Walsh voiced frustration Thursday afternoon, apologizing to families, schools, and students for the hardships they are experiencing.

Opinion | Walter V. Robinson

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/2d00740dd2e84ab59261ea020035b207-53a4c991ab154eb9b6cc7f757df017ee-0.jpg Every attorney general in the country must force the Catholic Church to tell the truth

The truth we can handle. It?s the continuing cover-up we must no longer abide.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/09/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/02112009_met11casinos.jpg Smoking drinks and tower drops: Unexpected activities amp up the action at Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun

Connecticut casinos, facing competition from Massachusetts projects, are doubling down on amenities.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/clark_shark_sighting_070819_1225-19145-19726.jpg Orleans official issues warning on sharks: ?It is time for beachgoers to change their behavior?

Nathan Sears, harbormaster and natural resources director, wrote that if beachgoers don?t take heed, ?something terrible is going to happen.?

talking points

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City officials are planning to put the entire 18-acre property along Frontage Road out to bid in what could become a massive redevelopment opportunity.


What the heck is The Eck talking about?

Here?s a guide to understanding the unique vocabulary used by Dennis Eckersley during Red Sox games.

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Just days after a French tennis official said her black catsuit with clot-preventing compression tights ??will no longer be accepted,?? Serena Williams wore tutus at the US Open.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin083018DellTechGolfProAm_Spt10.jpg Jay Monahan returns to TPC Boston as Tour commissioner, with his vision a reality

Sixteen years ago, Monahan was in charge of the PGA event in Norton, and he witnessed uncertainty turn into success.

Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/graham-1622.jpg Starting with Louis C.K., the creeps are creeping back into the spotlight

Yesterday?s #MeToo perpetrators are inching back toward the spotlight. Anyone short of Harvey Weinstein, it seems, can hope for redemption.


Is Netflix becoming un-binged?

What?s behind the streamer?s apparent desire to snuff out the word it practically invented? We have some theories.

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In an emotional Facebook post Thursday, Rossum said playing her complex character was a ??gift?? and called the past eight years the best of her life.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/lehigh-5060.jpg The Great Trumpkin peers into the mirror of truth

?Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is biggest golfer ever to have occupied the White House??

Real Estate

Recent home sales south of Boston (Aug. 29)

DEDHAM: 39 Court St.; One-family Antique, built in 1825, 4,075 square feet, 12 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, on 15,807-square-foot lot.

Love Letters: The Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/200_love_letters_bonus.jpg Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and ?Wet Hot American Summer? creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Real Estate


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

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.


//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.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

A home, but for how long?

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