Groups demand BPS interim superintendent be barred from permanent job

Laura Perille, the former head of the Boston nonprofit EdVestors, has never run a school system before and never worked as a teacher or principal.

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, spoke about the iPhone XS at the Steve Jobs Theater on Wednesday in Cupertino, Calif.

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Apple unveiled three new iPhones today. Here?s a look at what?s new

Apple unveiled upgrades to its iPhone models on Wednesday, including larger storage, a longer battery life, a bigger display screen, and upgrades to its camera.

// Suffolk DA Conley to step down later this month

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley is resigning to take a position at a Boston law firm.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// Incomes are up, poverty is down ? but we should be doing better

New data show today?s median household is doing no better than in 2007, or 1999, once you adjust for changes in the way this survey has been run over time.

// Massachusetts Lottery raises nearly $1 billion for cities and towns

It was the second-highest profit total in the lottery?s 47-year history.

// Growth in state health care spending drops to lowest level in five years

Total spending in Massachusetts increased 1.6 percent in 2017, but costs remain a burden for many consumers.

//[1]-20525.jpg Mass. congressional candidate swims in Merrimack River as recount looms

The fact that the Republican candidate is beginning a full-fledged campaign is notable because Democrats are still waiting to see who officially won the party?s primary in the district.

// Trump OKs sanctions for foreigners who meddle in elections

President Donald Trump has drawn widespread criticism for not taking threats to the US electoral system seriously enough, particularly Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race.


// ?60 Minutes? chief Jeff Fager out at CBS

CBS ?60 Minutes? executive producer Jeff Fager says he?s leaving the company, after being named in recent stories that accused him of fostering an abusive workplace.


// Mark Wahlberg gets up at 2:30 a.m. to work out

There are early risers. And then there?s Mark Wahlberg.

// Trump?s former lawyer wrote a letter to a Cape Cod newspaper to complain about sharks

John M. Dowd, who resigned as the president?s lead counsel, wrote a letter to a Cape Cod publication about the seal population and presence of sharks.


// Olympic medalist Ashley Wagner is skating into Boston

The 27-year-old announced on Instagram that she was moving to the area, where she will coach at The Skating Club of Boston.

A view underneath the Storrow Drive overpass which runs roughly from Clarendon to Berkeley Street.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

A Boston bridge has had a zero rating for 17 years. No long-term fix is in sight

The bridge along Storrow Drive has held a score of zero out of 100 for nearly two decades.

Uncertainty over Florence?s path spreads worry across Southeast

Hurricane Florence put a corridor of more than 10 million people in the crosshairs Wednesday as the monster storm closed in on the Carolinas.

//[1].jpg These maps shed light on Hurricane Florence?s new projected path

Hurricane Florence?s projected track shifted somewhat south and west on Wednesday, with forecasters predicting that it could throw Georgia into peril.

// Hurricane Florence by the (frightening) numbers

Forty inches of rain, 13 feet of storm surge, millions without power. It all adds up to one devastating storm.

The Globe?s front page on Sept. 13, 1960.

58 years ago: Hurricane Donna wreaked havoc in New England

Hurricane Donna killed five people in New England and left thousands homeless.

Julie Huber, an associate scientist in marine chemistry and geochemistry at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, inside the Inner Space Center Mission Control area at the University of Rhode Island in Narragansett. NASA is preparing for future space missions by exploring underwater volcanoes off Hawaii.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

To find life on other planets, scientists are exploring submerged volcanoes on Earth

Scientists, working from the University of Rhode Island, have been overseeing an expedition to survey the remote netherworld of the Pacific Ocean.


// My niece who played on the WTA Tour says Serena Williams was not mistreated

Meghann Shaughnessy, a 19-year tennis pro, believes the umpire did nothing wrong at the US Open.

Dez Bryant is an eight-year NFL veteran who has averaged 14.0 yards per reception in his career.


The receiver the Patriots should be targeting is Dez Bryant

He comes with baggage but also proven ability, and they?d have nothing to lose by bringing him in.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 09: Head coach Doug Marrone of the Jacksonville Jaguars looks on in the first half against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 9, 2018 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jaguars coach Doug Marrone claims he hasn?t watched a Super Bowl in decades

?I don?t know why everyone doesn?t believe that,? Doug Marrone said on a conference call.

Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively in ?A Simple Favor.?

Movie Review

Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively encounter trouble in ?A Simple Favor?

Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively play young mothers in Paul Feig?s thriller, ?A Simple Favor.?


//[Converted].jpg Had sex on a plane? Who?s most likely to get drunk on a flight? It?s the wonderful, clickable world of travel surveys

There are studies released nearly every week about some of our most despicable travel habits, and they?re impossible to resist.

Opinion & Ideas


// Fifteen years? Figure out a faster way to fix the T

Massachusetts deserves better. Reliable transit is ? and will be ? a key to the region?s continued success.

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.