Is The Country Club too exclusive even for Brady?

The Country Club, in Brookline, is considered one of the premier golf courses in the world.

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Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen reportedly want to join the 133-year-old institution, which prizes privacy and discretion.

After tornado warning, storms move off Cape Cod

The National Weather Service called off a tornado warning in southwestern Barnstable County at 9:30 a.m.

// Hernandez was properly convicted in 2013 slaying, judge rules

The judge rejected a defense request that she overturn Aaron Hernandez’s convictions in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd.

// Greek prime minister continues push for ‘no’ vote in referendum

Creditors have fiercely opposed the referendum, and it is unclear what would happen if voters reject the proposals.

Column on race by Berkshires official sparks debate

The inflammatory column penned by a local Republican official — and a newspaper’s decision to print it — has created an uproar.

// US, Cuba agree to open embassies in each other’s capitals

It’s the biggest tangible step in the countries’ historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of hostilities.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo surveryed a manhole near the prison in Dannemora, N.Y., with other officials.

Office of the N.Y. Governor via AP

Killers practiced escape before breakout from N.Y. prison

David Sweat and Richard Matt apparently conducted a dry run of the breakout the night before they fled.

// Fire that destroyed S.C. black church wasn’t arson, official says

The Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church was a target of the Ku Klux Klan 20 years ago.

A shipping container is being used for an outdoor bar at Cinquecento Roman Trattoria in the South End.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Shipping containers take on new life in Boston

From bars to offices to urban farms, old shipping containers are being customized to take advantage of their “cool” factor.

Red Sox rookie Eduardo Rodriguez held the Blue Jays, who had been batting .311 against lefties, to just one run.


Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez continues to learn, evolve

What a difference between the rookie pitcher’s last start vs. the Blue Jays and his start last night.


// Bruins hurt themselves with hasty trade of Dougie Hamilton

The defenseman wanted out — possibly because he clashed with Claude Julien — but the move didn’t have to be made.

Danielle Vollmar (far left) with Amanda Guerra at Legal Harborside, where Vollmar asked Guerra to be in her wedding.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

The latest wedding trend? Bridesmaid proposals

The modest phone call or simple, heartfelt request has become passe in the world of weddings.

Shirley Leung

// Will Boston 2024’s plan make us feel better about Olympics?

The new plan is a start, but a lot will ride on the insurance the group buys for unexpected costs.

Campers filled the top deck of the ferry en route to Long Island for the first day of Camp Harbor View.

Bridge gone, but thanks to ferry, Camp Harbor View open

A ferry carried hundreds of Boston youths to Long Island on Tuesday for the 2015 opening of Camp Harbor View.

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck at Game 1 of the World Series in Boston in 2004. The couple have decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage.

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner splitting up

“After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce,” the actors told E!

// Tsarnaev capture was risky, Watertown chief says

“Everyone responded for the right reason . . . but they didn’t see the big picture of someone getting hurt down there,” Edward Deveau said.

// South Boston residents object to latest condo proposal

The plan calls for a nine-unit complex on the site of a garden and shrine to the Virgin Mary.

Ground Game


// Conversations with the 2016 presidential hopefuls

The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.


Barack Obama

// Why America needs the Export-Import Bank

Congressional leaders should call a vote to reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank, President Obama writes in an op-ed for The Boston Globe.

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.

David Gray/Reuters

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.