John McCain is remembered as a hero, patriot, and inspiration

Former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush were among the speakers, and a range of politicians, foreign leaders, and friends attended a memorial service at the National Cathedral in Washington.

This combination photo shows former President Bill Clinton speaking at the funeral for Aretha Franklin in Detroit on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, left, and the flag-draped casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., lies in state at the U.S. Capitol, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 in Washington. CNN, Fox News Channel and MSNBC each tried to keep viewers caught up on people paying respect to McCain as his body was lying in state in the U.S. Capitol, as well as the lengthy service for the Queen of Soul. (AP Photo)

McCain, Franklin tributes show 2 Americas and cultures

The contrast between the two events was striking, coming at a time when the country is experiencing extreme divisions on politics and race.


// Mark Leibovich on his new Patriots book: ?I don?t know why the guys let me in the way they did?

The book is a 349-page grenade guaranteed to rattle cages in Foxborough and across the NFL.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 30: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots stands on the sidelines 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)

Cyrus Jones, Mike Gillislee among cuts as Patriots whittle down roster

The roster will undoubtedly change several times over the next few days and it?s likely a handful of players cut will land on the practice squad.

CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 24: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots huddles with his teammates against the Carolina Panthers in the second quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on August 24, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)


NFL analysts talk Patriots offense, new helmet rule, state of quarterbacking, and more

We also talked to league analysts about the new kickoff rule, CBS?s national anthem policy, and how networks will handle gambling coverage.

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 31: Members of the Oakland Athletics congratulate each other after defeating the Seattle Mariners 7-5 at Oakland Alameda Coliseum on August 31, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)


The A?s are the team you don?t want to face in the playoffs

Perceived to be a year ahead of schedule, the Athletics are poised to make the postseason and nobody is eager to meet them.


// LeBron James just the beginning in Lakers? plans for a renaissance

Magic Johnson will tap into the superstar?s talents, which include leadership and a keen knowledge of the league?s personnel.


// Can 19-year-old Jack Studnicka make the Bruins?

If he can?t stick on the Boston roster, he must spend what would be a fourth and final season with Oshawa.

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// BC routs UMass in football season opener

By halftime, BC had a 48-7 lead, and coach Steve Addazio benched several starters at the beginning of the second half.

// Local candidates for Congress talking up impeachment

With just days to go before the Sept. 4 primary election, congressional candidates in Massachusetts are jumping on the impeachment bandwagon.

// The Democrats? gubernatorial candidates hit the road seeking voters

Days before Democratic primary voters head to the poll to pick their nominee, Jay Gonzalez and Bob Massie spent Friday making some of their final pitches.

McNeven, J., The Foreign Department, viewed towards the transept, coloured lithograph, 1851, Ackermann (printer), V&A. The interior of the Crystal Palace in London during the Great Exhibition of 1851. CREDIT: Wikimedia Commons

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Ideas | Nick Andersen

When you couldn?t bring technology to people, ambitious cities brought people to World?s Fairs

In an era before mass commercialization, it wasn?t easy to present new products to the public; the public had to travel to them. A forward-looking city could reap the benefits.

// Saturday night rodeo to raise money for fallen bull rider?s family

Evaldo Silva, 35, died after falling from a bull Wednesday night at New England Rodeo in Norton.

// Actress in ?ER? and ?Stand and Deliver? is fatally shot by police

Vanessa Marquez, who had a recurring role in ?ER? on television and who starred in the film ?Stand and Deliver,? was killed in a incident involving police officers.

// Gisele Bundchen met her doppleganger at the Boston wax museum

"Look who I saw in Boston today. Another me!" Bundchen captioned her Instagram post.

// 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.

Music fest in Boston is abruptly canceled, sparking many questions

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The ?Rock the Roots? concert at Boston City Hall Plaza, scheduled for today, was canceled Friday. Ticket holders and bands were left with more questions than answers.

Meredith Santaus helped a friend, who is a Boston University student, move into an apartment on Linden Street in Brighton.

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In Allston, it?s the annual move-in (and out) day. And it?s a circus

Furniture, suitcases, and bewildered-looking parents lined the streets of Allston on Saturday as college students took part in an annual rite ? it?s move-in day.

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It was move-in day for many college students in Greater Boston on Saturday.

Sunrise over Boston.

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Labor Day weekend is expected to get steadily hotter

After Saturday started out with a low of 63 degrees in Boston, Labor Day is likely to see a high in the low 90s, according to the National Weather Service.

// Trump administration withholds 100,000 pages of Kavanaugh records

Senator Chuck Schumer called the disclosure a ??Friday night document massacre.?

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

// Trump?s Space Force is a silly but dangerous idea

President Trump?s new branch of the military is a rehash of a troublesome old idea: that we can just take whatever we want.

// US agents tried to turn Russian oligarch into an informer

The FBI and the Justice Department unsuccessfully tried to turn Oleg Deripaska into an informant.

// Families split at border endure anguished wait for reunion

In more than 500 cases, children are still separated from their parents, including 22 under the age of 5.

// Pastor at Aretha Franklin funeral apologizes to Ariana Grande for how he touched her

The bishop who officiated Aretha Franklin?s funeral was criticized for how he put his arm around her and for a joke he made about her name.

Legionnaires? cases in Hampton, N.H., rise to 14; two unrelated cases in Nashua

The two Nashua residents who fell ill have no connection to the string of Legionnaires? cases in Hampton, officials said.

Starts & Stops

// At last, Somerville?s getting the Green Line, but road closures come with it

By early next year, the first of a series of disruptive road closures will occur in Somerville, when a bridge along the border with Medford is torn down.

Officers in Sterling treated for opioid exposure after responding to overdose

The officers and trooper described ?feeling dizzy and nauseous with a tingling sensation,? according to police.

// Venomous rattlesnake found near Braintree go-kart track

Police responding to a Massachusetts go-kart track found a venomous snake wrapped around a tree in the parking lot.

Opinion & Ideas

Editorial Board Endorsement

// Endorsement: Katie Forde would bring new energy to Suffolk Registry of Deeds

The Globe editorial board endorses Katie Forde in the Suffolk Registry of Deeds race.

Editorial Board Endorsement

// Endorsement: Stephen Lynch, and his independent streak, deserve another term

The Globe editorial board endorses Stephen Lynch in the Eighth Congressional District primary.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// 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.

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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.

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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.

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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