New requirement keeps many older users off The Ride

A move by the MBTA to crack down on fraud has led to a sharp drop in the number of older users.

Save MB” is spelled out in packaging materials at the Somerville Market Basket.

Governors express hope in Market Basket standoff

A statement issued on behalf of Arthur T. Demoulas said “there is nothing that stands in the way of getting this done this weekend.”

Koji Uehara gave up five runs in the ninth inning.

Mariners 5, Red Sox 3

Koji Uehara fails to protect Red Sox’ lead

The reliever gave up five runs in a disastrous ninth inning at Fenway Park.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lawyers seek dismissal of indictment

The attorneys cited concerns over the selection of grand juries in federal court in Boston.

Tom Brady (right) celebrated after he connected with Shane Vereen for a touchdown in the second quarter.

Barry Chin/Globe staff

Patriots 30, Panthers 7

Tom Brady shines as Patriots rout Panthers

The quarterback completed 17 of 21 passes for 204 yards and a pair of touchdowns to Shane Vereen in the Patriots’ 30-7 victory.

Ioannis Smanis measured Mike Benning’s prosthetic arm.

MIT Style Lab makes clothes accessible for people with disabilities

Zippers, buttons, jewelry clasps, tight-fitting dresses, and jackets with linings are daily grievances for anyone with limited dexterity.

opinion | Philip S. Balboni

// Tribute to James Foley’s courage and dedication

GlobalPost’s Philip Balboni writes that Foley was among the most courageous journalists he has ever known.

Cynthia Riggs and Howard Attebery wrote notes to each other in a simple code in 1950. Inside an envelope that traveled from his house in San Diego to her post office box on Martha’s Vineyard, he added one new message, also in code. “I have never stopped loving you.”

More than 60 years later, a love note from a familiar stranger

Separated by distance and time, a couple found the words to connect again.


Movie Review

// More tales of ‘Sin City’ in ‘A Dame to Kill For’

Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s latest neo-noir anthology has cinematic juice.