BPS accounts rife with questionable spending, sloppy bookkeeping

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh talks to middle schoolers during a tour of their school in June 2017.

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A review found problems at nearly every Boston public school, as well as a pattern of schools dipping into student activity accounts or other funds to pay school or city employees.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AFP_18Q4E2.jpg Authorities find 20 firearms at Calif. home of man who allegedly threatened the Globe

Prosecutors say Robert Chain made 14 threatening calls to the Globe that were ?profane, lewd, and peppered with antigay slurs? after the paper launched a campaign in support of the free press.

A staff member for President Donald Trump blocked a camera as a photojournalist attempted to take a photo of a protester during a campaign rally in Evansville, Indiana.

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Trump volunteer blocks news photographer's shot of protester

A volunteer member of the advance team for President Trump blocked a photojournalist's camera as he tried to take a photo of a protester during a campaign rally in Indiana.

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Bruce Ohr says a former British spy told him at a breakfast meeting two years ago that Russian intelligence believed it had Donald Trump ??over a barrel.?


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/b83e65d63f29472992cafaebe8f67b59-6d95074687c64ddfb272413542660a0a-0.jpg President Trump?s baseless claim of ?fudged? NBC tape

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.

Cohasset middle school teacher charged with indecent assault on female student

Jeffrey Knight was charged with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and two counts of indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or over.

Sunrise in Boston Friday, as an early morning front passed over the region.

Dave Epstein

Don?t get used to this cool respite

It?s going to feel hot and humid again on Sunday afternoon and on Labor Day.

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The US Justice Department on Thursday said that Harvard University?s admissions process ?may be infected with racial bias.?

??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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/eb75f01010f34a02807bf9283c8b04d8-eb75f01010f34a02807bf9283c8b04d8-0.jpg Five of the most powerful quotes from Joe Biden?s eulogy for John McCain

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

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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?They didn?t have a chance?

Having just found a buyer for their house, a couple was on the verge of escaping a toxic neighbor. Now, that neighbor is accused of running the pair down, killing one.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shutterstock_117858124.jpg What to do if your dog bites someone

What happens after the family pet bites someone? Veterinary clinicians and animal control officers in Boston say knowing what to do next is valuable.

The casket of Senator John McCain lie in state at the Capitol Rotunda in Washington.

John McCain?s casket arrives at Capitol

The late senator?s wife, Cindy McCain, and other members of his family watched from the steps of the East Plaza as John McCain?s casket was carried into the Capitol.

Pallbearers carried the gold casket of legendary singer Aretha Franklin.

Mourners gather for Aretha Franklin?s high-profile funeral

Organizers of Aretha Franklin?s funeral insist it will be a service, not a show. Yet the Queen of Soul?s final send-off on Friday certainly will encompass many elements, emotions and grand entrances.

Ideas | Chelsea Conaboy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/sqkondrich.jpg The abortion debate doesn?t change, but the science of abortion does

In the 45 years since Roe v. Wade, the political lines defining the abortion fight have barely moved. But as a new Supreme Court battle looms, scientific advances could change everything.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1016850026.jpg The Red Sox bullpen is gassed. But relief for the relievers is on the way

The coming roster expansion and the addition of a few key healthy pieces will distribute the workload across a larger group of arms.

Boston-8/03/17-Red Sox vs White Sox- NESN announcer and former Red Sox hall of fame pitcher Dennis Eckersley (left)was back in the announcers booth with Dave O'Brien as they stand for the national anthem. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(sports)


What the heck is The Eck talking about? A guide to his unique vocabulary

Here?s a guide to understanding the words and phrases used by Dennis Eckersley during Red Sox games.

New England Patriots quarterback Danny Etling (5) throws a touchdown pass to running back Ralph Webb, left, as New York Giants linebacker Avery Moss (91) attacks during the second half of an NFL preseason football game, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in East Rutherford. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


17 thoughts on the Patriots? preseason finale win over the Giants

Here?s to this being the last time we?re talking about a Patriots quarterback other than Tom Brady this season.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/05/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1e90dc6bd0ea4f65b1dea1f2ef25c178-1e90dc6bd0ea4f65b1dea1f2ef25c178-0.jpg Patriots trade safety Jordan Richards to Falcons

Atlanta sent a conditional seventh-round pick to New England in return.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/rosies2x-19930-U842957867857OM--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg 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.

Eminem (left) and Joyner Lucas.

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Worcester rapper Joyner Lucas featured on Eminem?s new album ?Kamikaze?

For the last few years the rapper has been on Slim Shady?s radar. Now he?s part of his legacy.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/1025491448.jpg Law enforcement must clean up the Catholic Church

It?s clear that outside law enforcement needs to clean up the sexual abuse scandal that the church can?t.

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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Patel_31namesLeDinerEnBlanc_001.jpg This massive Boston party will take place in a secret location

Le Diner en Blanc will take place on Sept. 9 this year.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/30/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Advance/Images/15roxburypot202d.jpg Mass. cannabis commission shouldn?t let towns shake down pot retailers

The commission is shirking its responsibility by failing to enforce clear legal limits on community host agreements.

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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/stan-fellows-home-nest-illustration$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

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.