In shift, Partners HealthCare seeking growth globally

Partners’ Harvard-affiliated hospitals are searching where growing, wealthy populations are demanding medical care.

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis in June.

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Greek finance minister resigns after bailout vote

Yanis Varoufakis said some eurozone ministers and Greece’s other creditors would prefer he not attend the ministers’ meetings.

“It’s now time to see whether or not we are able to close an agreement,” Secretary of State John Kerry said.

As Iran talks near a close, Kerry says deal still up in the air

“If there’s absolute intransigence . . . we’ll be prepared to walk away,” the secretary of state said Sunday.

Boko Haram blamed for Nigeria bomb blasts that kill 44

The bombs went off at a crowded mosque and an elite restaurant in the central city of Jos.

Maine town grieves after 3 in popular family found dead

Carol and Svend Jorgensen and their son, Eric, were found dead in Boothbay Harbor homes on Saturday.

State poised to add hundreds of spots to city charter schools

About 668 seats would be available for expanding existing schools or creating new ones, a top state official said.

From left: Emmett Hayes, former UMass president Jack Wilson, and former governor Paul Cellucci attended a party in 2005 at the University of Massachusetts Club.  The club will move to 1 Beacon St. this year and operate under new management.

UMass alumni club loses money, luster

The downtown Boston club has needed nearly $4.3 million in university subsidies and has fallen short of membership goals.

US 5, Japan 2

// Carli Lloyd’s hat trick leads Americans to their third Cup

The American women overwhelmed the defending champion for their first World Cup title since 1999.

// Women’s World Cup fans party in Boston after victory

About 500 people waving US flags and sporting red, white, and blue gathered at City Hall Plaza to cheer on the Americans.

Marblehead man grabs Guinness strength records

Ron Cooper has quietly thrown his hat into the ring as a contender for the pound-for-pound title of World’s Strongest Man.

The Mall at Chestnut Hill is redesigning the entrance to feature automatic doors, new finishes, glass lanterns, and an expanded vestibule.

New name, new look for Chestnut Hill mall

Simon Property Group Inc. wants the rechristened Shops at Chestnut Hill to reflect a more upscale vibe.


The unique bond of childhood cousins

You won’t see too many parenting books that focus on cousins, but they’re among the most special relationships our kids have.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

// A pen overflowing in red ink

John Farrell has turned to the bullpen time and again this season, and it’s showing signs of wear and tear.

Workers resurfaced a residential driveway. A Wilmington firm has created a plant-based compound that could replace traditional asphalt.

Chemists hope to make paving green

A new plant-based compound rejuvenates worn-out asphalt so it mixes better with new paving material.

At the Ocean State Job Lot in Westborough, Barbara Verzillo, field merchandiser, unpacked grill utensils.

Matthew Healey for the Boston Globe

At Ocean State Job Lot, the quest for bargains makes shopping fun

At the dollar stores, customers shop for things they need. At Ocean State Job Lot, they shop for things they want.

// Court lets Seaport plan for Yotel ‘micro hotel’ advance

The 326-room hotel will feature rooms as small as 176 square feet, about half the size of a standard room.

Home Life

Millennials most likely to work daily while on vacation

Americans are leaving more of their vacation time on the table, and even when they do get away, they often take work with them.

The last time the Williams sisters met at Wimbledon was 2009.

Serena, Venus Williams to square off at Wimbledon for sixth time on Monday

Serena owns a 3-2 edge in meetings at Wimbledon, and a 14-11 lead in matches against Venus.

Rasiel Carbuccia, 9, was taken to Boston Children’s Hospital after losing his hand in a firework blast.

Two boys seriously injured in Dorchester fireworks accident

The mishap blew off the hand of a 9-year-old and seriously injured a 5-year-old.

Ground Game

// N.H. thinks Donald Trump is for real

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


Swanee Hunt

// After Srebrenica massacre, agents of renewal

The women of the Balkans are finding strength in their calls for justice and their work for reconciliation.

The Big Picture

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month, June 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.