Mass. military jet crashes in western Virginia

A search is underway in the Shenandoah Mountains for the pilot of an F-15C fighter jet from the Mass. Air National Guard.

Shark sighting in Marshfield closes town’s beaches

Beaches are being evacuated after a reported sighting of a shark that officials say is “probably a great white.”

Bakery manager Meghan Crepeau works the cash register at a mostly empty Market Basket store in Billerica.

Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff

What’s taking so long with Market Basket?

Red-lined versions of the stock purchase agreement are flying back and forth among attorneys in Boston and elsewhere.

Opinion | JEFF JACOBY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jacoby-1066.jpg Your strategy was wrong, Mr. President

President Obama’s foreign policy didn’t lead where he expected it to, and there’s no shame in admitting it.

Kurdish fighters stood guard last week at the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq.

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Opinion | Nussaibah Younis and Robert Caruso

US needs to destroy Islamic State

The Obama administration must build international momentum to confront and defeat the militants.

Mookie Betts has made a positive impression on scouts, so he would have trade value. Barry Chin/Globe Staff

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

What do the Red Sox do with Mookie Betts?

He’s not playing second base, so where does he wind up: in center field, at third base, or as trade bait?

Peter Theo Curtis talked to reporters near his mother's home in Cambridge.

Peter Theo Curtis grateful to those who won his release

“I had no idea that so much effort was being expended on my behalf,” the former captive said in brief remarks.

Opinion

SCOT LEHIGH

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/lehigh-1063.jpg Baker, Fisher debate the way forward

In a discussion Monday, the two Republican gubernatorial candidates laid out starkly different strategies for how to rebuild the party in Mass.

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/wigo150-4406.jpg WiGo aspires to coordinate social life on campus

The app was born on the campus of Holy Cross in Worcester.