New generation of Muslim leaders emerges in Boston

The young leaders have taken the helm of established religious institutions and formed new civil rights and political advocacy groups.

People surround and attend to a 68-year-old man that was bit by a shark in waist-deep water off Ocracoke Island, N.C., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The man suffered wounds to his ribcage, lower leg, hip and both hands as he tried to fight off the shark. (Laura I. Hefty via AP)

Mass. man is latest shark attack victim in North Carolina

Andrew Costello, 67, of Wareham, was in fair condition after being bitten several times by a shark.

Jabari Asim was surprised to find the criminal citation for driving without a license in the mailbox of his Newton home last week.

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Mistaken identity or racial profiling, professor asks

An Emerson professor and editor of the NAACP’s magazine received a citation for driving without a license, but said he was not in his car at the time.

Insurance for Olympics won’t cover every risk

Olympic organizers want coverage for nearly every possible cost overrun, but specialists say some taxpayer risk is unavoidable.

Boston 2024 brings its Olympics campaign to BC

Bid organizers continued pitching their plan to the public, this time presenting details at Boston College.

// 2 Boston men indicted in boat accident in which woman lost arm

The men were indicted on charges including negligent operation of a boat and furnishing alcohol to minors.

Biogen plans $1 billion plant in Switzerland

The manufacturing investment would triple the Cambridge company’s capacity to produce drugs known as biologics.

Marty Meehan started his tenure as the president of the University of Massachusetts with a roundtable discussion in the Integrated Sciences Complex at UMass Boston.

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Meehan pledges to raise UMass system’s stature

Martin Meehan stepped down as president of UMass Lowell to take the university’s top job.

Harvard says data breach occurred in June

Security officials do not believe personal data, research data, emails or PIN numbers were exposed.

Businessman and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters during a back-yard reception in Bedford, New Hampshire, June 30, 2015. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

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Is Donald Trump for real? N.H. thinks so

Whether Trump is serious about running for president or just serious about publicity, his groundswell of support is hard to ignore.

The flow of customers has been unpredictable at Pastoral, a Neapolitan pizza restaurant on Congress Street.

Fort Point restaurants wait for neighborhood to grow around them

Boston’s restaurant elite moved into Fort Point ahead of a critical mass of nearby residents that could help fill the establishments.

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen.


More rejection for Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen?

Life among the elites in Brookline can be tough.

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Paul Pierce to reunite with Doc Rivers in L.A.

Pierce agreed to a three-year, $10 million deal to play for the Clippers, said a person with knowledge of the deal.

// July 4th fireworks crew gets ready for big show

Saturday’s fireworks in Boston will twinkle, whistle and spin, match the music, and feature a new, 800-foot display that says “USA.”

// A butcher’s grilling advice

Michael Dulock of M.F. Dulock Pasture-Raised Meats gives some advice for Fourth of July revelers looking to light up the grill.

Jul 1, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello (22) delivers a pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

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Nick Cafardo | On baseball

Rick Porcello can’t keep the good feelings going

The first-year Red Sox starter has been abysmal over his last eight starts — 0-7 with an 8.18 ERA.

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Six takeaways from the Hillary Clinton e-mails

The presidential candidate’s fax skills and White House angst were on display in e-mails from 2009 that were made public Tuesday.

Laser light can prove a dangerous distraction for pilots.

Pilots say they’re contending with lasers pointed at cockpits

FAA records indicate that these beams are hitting aircrafts at increased rates in recent years.

Ground Game

// Bernie Sanders will use proximity to N.H. to his favor

Sanders, the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate, finds himself on the doorstep of the nation’s first primary.



// Chief Justice Roberts isn’t the first ‘umpire’ who decided to pinch hit

The rule of law isn’t indestructible. It is corroded by judges who act like superlegislators.

The Big Picture

Tourists snorkel near a turtle as it looks for food amongst the coral in the lagoon at Lady Elliot Island north-east of the town of Bundaberg in Queensland, Australia, June 9.

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The Big Picture

Great Barrier Reef at risk

Some coral has been badly damaged and animal species, including dugong and large green turtles, are threatened.