What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1220013981The big day is finally here! Will John McCain pick Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, or a dark horse running mate? We should find out this morning. [Herald]

Yes, he can: Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination in a rousing speech before more than 84,000 supporters in Denver. [Globe]

Another Crockefeller identity: The alleged kidnapper apparently told his ex-wife and the authorities that ’40s child star Ann Carter is his mother. Not surprisingly, the actress says that’s not true. [Herald]

Tread carefully in the South End: A group of friends say they were attacked by four men who spat homophobic slurs at them. The suspects are still at large, and police are investigating the incident as a hate crime. [Globe]