Deadline for deal with Iran pushed back again

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, front, and U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman met with foreign ministers of Germany, France, China, Britain, Russia and the European Union at a hotel in Vienna.

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The US and other world powers are blowing past yet another deadline, extending nuclear talks to Friday.

Retired justice Stephen Martin posed under the bridge (since rebuilt) from which Vermont farmer Orville Gibson’s body tumbled into the Connecticut River in late 1957.

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Nearly 60 years after Vt. man’s death, an unsettling new theory

If a retired Vermont Supreme Court justice is right, a forsaken farmer found a way to haunt the fields in Newbury forever.

People lined up Tuesday to withdraw cash from a bank machine in central Athens. Limits remain on ATM withdrawals in Greece, and banks in the country are still closed.

Greek leader heads to Brussels for new negotiations

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is hoping to secure a rescue from European leaders and keep his country in the euro.

Police prepared to began a recovery operation on Monday for 7-month-old Aaden Moreno.

Search for baby in Conn. river turns to recovery operation

A man jumped off a bridge into the Connecticut River with his 7-month-old son, police said Monday.

// In Boston, a surge in affordable housing

Nearly half of the 2,461 apartments, condos, and homes permitted in the first half of 2015 will target low- or middle-income renters.

Comcast to boost download speeds for many customers

The company said Tuesday that it would be boosting the download speeds of certain customers without raising their bills.

Hot and humid Tuesday, but cool air and rain approaching

Forecasters say an approaching cold front will cut through the heat and humidity by Wednesday.

Scientist David Whitlock says AOBiome’s products help keep him clean, and he has used them in place of showering for the last 15 years.

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He hasn’t showered in 15 years. Here’s why

David Whitlock of AOBiome says his company’s spray-on bacteria keeps skin clean and fresh.


BU professor teaches a lesson in offensive speech

Boston University should stand by Saida Grundy, whose race-based views have sparked controversy.

Brock Holt earned an All-Star selection by giving the Red Sox a shot in the arm — no matter what position he is asked to play.

Alex Speier

Brock Holt’s unusual path to Red Sox stardom

How did the Red Sox end up with a man who has added new dimensions in Boston to the meaning of the term “superutility player”?

Juice bars have exploded as a business and culinary trend in the Boston market.

At $10 a glass, craft juice bars find a market in Boston

In the past six months, shops selling high-end juice have opened in Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Chinatown, Coolidge Corner, and Harvard Square.

The largest US television audience for a soccer match tuned in Sunday to see the American side win the Women’s World Cup.

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Shira Springer | Fair Play

Women’s Cup winners paid $2m, far below men’s $35m

The 2014 men’s World Cup winner received $35 million; the US women got just $2 million for their title.

Ren You.

Want $10,000? Find this man a girlfriend

“If you introduce me to a girl and I date her for more than 6 months, I’ll pay you,” wrote Ren You, a Harvard MBA graduate.

Evan Solomonides, 18, has a patent pending on his discovery, a plastic made from potato starch.

After coma, teen invents eco-friendly plastic from potatoes

“One of my goals during my recovery was to make it so that the accident wouldn’t be the most important thing about me.”


// Separating trash from sports treasure is a chore

Trying to declutter an office full of a lifetime’s worth of sports memorabilia has Dan Shaughnessy feeling a bit like a hoarder.

Bill Cosby in 2014.

Bill Cosby said in 2005 he got drugs to give women for sex

Cosby admitted that he obtained quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with.

Ground Game

// In N.H., Chris Christie says he’s ‘Telling It Like It Is’

Christie is trying to win over voters with charm and personal rapport.



// Hillary Clinton ropes reporters

Shielding the former secretary of state from reporters’ questions has become something of a specialty for her political operation.

The Big Picture

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Greece rejects austerity

The Greek people voted to reject the creditors’ deal for more austerity measures in exchange for rescue loans.