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President Donald Trump criticized The Boston Globe in the wake of a push from hundreds of newspapers around the country condemning the president’s attacks on the news media.

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Long Nook Beach in Truro remains closed Thursday, one day after a 61-year-old man was bitten by a shark while he was swimming less than 100 feet from shore.

State biologist Greg Skomal.

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‘We need more details’ about Cape shark attack before determining species, shark expert says

Greg Skomal, a senior biologist with the state Division of Marine Fisheries, would like to meet with the victim to get more information about Wednesday’s attack.

Map: Here are the 473 bridges in ‘poor’ condition in Mass.

About 9 percent of bridges statewide were rated in “poor” condition as of last year.

Former CIA director John Brennan.

Brennan says Trump is ‘desperate to protect himself’

President Donald Trump revoked former CIA director John Brennan’s clearance and defended the move by saying he believes Brennan is responsible for Robert Mueller’s investigation.

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Known as John Doe in court documents, the man alleged that Hefner, 31, sexually assaulted him at least three times in 2015 and 2016.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/17chicken.jpg Westford police seek new home for hitchhiking chicken

Westford residents looking for a new feathery friend are in luck.

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A 3-year-old boy and his 16-month-old sister were safely removed by their mother who saw smoke, a North Andover fire official said.

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Police said they arrested a man believed to be connected to at least some of the overdoses on the New Haven Green.

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For starters, despite the name, it does not actually contain marijuana.

Aretha Franklin.

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Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Aretha Franklin’s prodigious vocal gifts and landmark recordings in the 1960s and early ’70s made her a voice of an era and an awe-inducing presence in American popular culture.

Renée Graham

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For many of us trying to find our way in a nation too often hostile to our race and gender, Aretha was a guiding light.

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Boston Beer founder Jim Koch is learning that talking politics can be tricky under a deeply polarizing president.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/20180815_095553.jpg A close encounter of the public service kind: Mike Dukakis, at 84, still walking the walk

The Duke is doing what he has done for decades: cleaning up after others, looking after his city, without anyone looking.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/giardi.jpg Mike Giardi’s even-handed coverage will be missed on NBC Sports Boston

While Giardi moves to the NFL Network and his profile will grow with the national audience, the new job should seem fairly familiar.

Jim McBride

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/11/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/wiggs_OTA_04-19985.jpg Five things to watch in the Patriots’ preseason game vs. Eagles

Can Eric Decker make a push? Will Jason McCourty play? And other things to keep an eye on.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/15/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/gasper-21046.jpg The message was clear with Tom Brady’s tweaked contract: Bill still reigns

Brady was no doubt looking for a more lucrative and longer-term restructuring. Score one for Bill Belichick.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/88b56eeec730411bab7729265ea31085-88b56eeec730411bab7729265ea31085-0.jpg Aly Raisman, at odds with USA Gymnastics, isn’t backing down

In an interview with the Globe, Raisman talked about her fractured relationship with the governing body and her survivor advocacy.

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A couple dances right into Boston Harbor

A man and a woman lost their balance dancing to “Footloose” and fell into Boston Harbor on Tuesday night.

Artist Ruben Ubiera (left) is silhouetted chatting with a passerby near the wall he painted for the second annual Beyond Walls Mural Festival in Lynn.

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Mural festival seeks to make Lynn a destination for public art

The theme for the second annual Beyond Walls mural festival, which continues through Saturday, is love.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Stantec_16Exchange_002.jpg Flowers out, tech in: Massive Kendall Square-like development in South End nears approval

A huge development that could transform an old corner of the South End is poised to win key city approvals Thursday night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/15/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/32f00b22-3c5b-4780-9834-206f2a03ad39.jpg These are the highest-paying jobs in the US right now

The Glassdoor report, which was released Wednesday, gathered salary data from millions of employees and used algorithms to estimate the median annual base pay.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/08212008_21nwcycle(3)-6837649.jpg How to make the most of New England’s rail-trail system

Ready to hit the trail? Here are five top-ranked rail-trails in New England.

Opinion & Ideas

Editorial Board

Journalists are not the enemy

A central pillar of President Trump’s politics is a sustained assault on the free press. Journalists are not classified as fellow Americans, but rather “the enemy of the people.”

Special reports

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The 111 is a rolling case study of all that ails MBTA bus service: overcrowding, delays caused by traffic and passengers who pay in cash, and frequent cancellations.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/statehouse150-3271.jpg This Week in Politics

A convenient digest of the top political news of the past week, delivered every Saturday. Sign up now.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/16/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/CF3A0977.jpg A women’s health firm pitched a much-needed drug. Men didn’t get it

Antiva Biosciences is getting a front-row view of the challenges involved in pitching a company focused on women’s health.

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.


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SEC is said to subpoena Tesla after Elon Musk's tweet

Federal securities regulators have served Tesla with a subpoena, according to a person familiar with the investigation, increasing pressure on the electric car company as it deals with the fallout from several recent actions by its chief executive, Elon Musk.

Love Letters: The Podcast

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Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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.

The Big Picture


The Big Picture

Summertime festivals around the world

Photographers capture communities gathering at events organized to celebrate a variety of cultural observances.


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