Study: No rise in restroom crime with transgender access

Some activists are hoping to undo the state transgender antidiscrimination law through a ballot question.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/file

The UCLA research refutes the premise that the state?s transgender antidiscrimination law threatens public safety.

// No injuries reported after emergency landing at Logan

An Iberia Airways flight from New York to Madrid diverted to Boston because of an engine failure, according to an FAA spokesman.

// Hundreds of state workers use this policy to keep pay a secret

A broad 2007 edict allows workers to request their information be withheld if they or a family member have been victims of any crime prosecuted in court.

Hurricane Florence

// A ?big and vicious? hurricane closes in on Carolinas

Motorists streamed inland as about 1.7 million people in three states were warned to get out of the way. The storm could unload up to 2½ feet of rain.

// Local Red Cross volunteers mobilize as massive storm looms

The Massachusetts contingent will join more than 700 aid workers preparing for Florence.

Suzi Parks has a complaint about Avis' extra charge for use of toll roads.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Sean P. Murphy | Fine Print

Is Avis taking you for a ride with its toll ?service fee??

The rental car company charges $3.95 per day ? every day ? even if a customer goes through a toll just once during their lease.

Adrian Walker

// The color of justice in Suffolk County may soon be black

A year ago it would have been hard to envision Suffolk law enforcement led by a black district attorney, Boston police commissioner, and county sheriff.

// ?North of $10m?: That could be state?s cost to settle lab scandal cases

Tens of thousands of convictions have been vacated because of the misconduct of former state lab chemists Annie Dookhan and Sonja Farak.

// Archdiocese sidelines hospital chaplain after abuse allegation

The Rev. Christian Ohazulume was arraigned Tuesday for the alleged sexual abuse of a child in 2007 in Randolph.

// Similar group names, similar ads: confusion over Question 1 spots

The health care industry and nurses are squaring off over an initiative to mandate staffing ratios at hospitals.

UMass Boston bought the former Bayside Expo Center property out of foreclosure in 2010 for $18.7 million.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Could a smaller Kendall Square blossom in Dorchester?

UMass Boston sees the former Bayside Expo Center site as a bustling business district that will bring the school much-needed cash.

There?s a new kid in town! The Boston Globe now has a mobile app that provides access to all the award-winning journalism produced by the Globe?s newsroom. You?ll also find the ability to save articles to read later, receive push alerts on a variety of news topics, sync with your Apple Watch, and a host of other features. Available to digital subscribers, the app gives you a way to experience the Globe wherever you are, on your favorite device. Download the Globe app today using the buttons above.

Red Sox 7, Blue Jays 2

// It was fait accompli, now it?s official: Red Sox are back in the playoffs

Chris Sale pitched just one inning in his return to the mound, and Nate Eovaldi and the bullpen secured Boston?s 99th victory of the season.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

// 1 inning, 5 batters, 26 pitches: Chris Sale?s return was brief

Red Sox manager Alex Cora felt that the ace didn?t look like himself, so he pulled the plug on original plan, which had Sale pitching two innings.

// Ice cross downhill, an extreme winter sport, is coming to Fenway

Racers will reach 50 miles per hour as they hurtle down a course seven stories tall and careen around the basepaths.

// The smart money is on these researchers

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute named 15 post-doctoral researchers who won fellowships that provide each with up to $1.4 million. Seven are from the Boston area.

Matthew Reese, a bookseller at Porter Square Books, sorted through a stack of pre-orders for the Bob Woodward book ?Fear.?

Five key takeaways from Bob Woodward?s new book, ?Fear?

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist?s book on the Trump White House hits shelves today.

// Cynthia Nixon put lox on a cinnamon raisin bagel, and the Internet exploded

Kellyanne Conway?s husband tweeted ?Lox her up?? as #bagelgate took Twitter by storm.

10/09/2013 HYDE PARK, MA A school bus stopped to pick up students along Neponset Valley Parkway (cq) in Hyde Park. Boston Public School buses were on the roads again following yesterday's strike. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

It isn?t just Boston that has school bus problems

The company that oversees Boston?s school buses hired drivers from companies that serve neighboring communities, causing headaches in those places.

New Lions coach Matt Patricia didn?t have any answers for the Jets Monday night.


Matt Patricia?s dreadful debut, and other Week 1 observations

The Lions were dominated by the Jets? defense, which may have had an unusual advantage.

New England Patriots wide receiver Riley McCarron (17) fumbles the ball on a punt return during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

After costly muffed punt, Patriots release Riley McCarron

The receiver was released a day after making a major mistake in the season opener.

// Chris Pappas emerges as winner in crowded N.H. primary field

Pappas edged out 10 other Democrats seeking to replace retiring Representative Carol Shea-Porter. Also, Molly Kelly won the right to face incumbent Governor Chris Sununu.

// Rosenberg asks judge to dismiss parts of civil lawsuit against him

Stanley Rosenberg, former president of the state Senate, faces a lawsuit that alleges that he knew Bryon Hefner posed a risk.

// A town-by-town look at the most popular cars in Mass.

Jeeps on Nantucket. Subarus and Silverados in the Berkshires. Accords in Lawrence. We took a town-by-town look at the most popular cars in the state.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Laurence H. Tribe

// The chaotic aftermath of invoking the 25th Amendment

It could unleash a dangerously destabilizing power struggle over the presidency rather than decisively ousting Donald Trump.

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.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Real Estate

// Fall House Hunt: Tips for making that winning offer

Buyers who know what sellers want can craft a winning offer in a crowded field without putting themselves at risk.

Globe event

// 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

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

The Big Picture

Globe staff photos of the month, August 2018

Here?s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: staying cool in the summer heat, installing a new police commissioner, spotting sharks on the Cape, campaigning politicians on the trail, and flipping gymnasts at the US championships.


// Play the crossword

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