Judge’s ruling favors Globe in Steward complaint

A judge ruled that Steward Health Care System has no right to see any reporting or records collected by Globe for an upcoming story.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/dias150-9682.jpg Tsarnaev friend pleads guilty; prosecutors seek 7 years

The judge reserved the right to reject Dias Kadyrbayev’s plea in the obstruction case related to the Marathon bombing investigation.

Girls’ lives still in danger after near-drowning in hotel pool

The two sisters nearly drowned in a hotel pool in West Yarmouth Wednesday night, police said.

Boil-water order issued for Wellesley

The move comes after a test found contamination in the water supply.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Five things to watch in Patriots-Panthers game

The third preseason game can be very telling, so here is what to look for Friday night.

Patriots release Marcus Forston and D.J. Williams

The defensive lineman and tight end were both cut Thursday.

Isabelle Huppert in a scene from “Abuse of Weakness.”

Movie Review

Pros in being conned in ‘Abuse of Weakness’

Catherine Breillat has transformed her worst experiences into one of her best films.

Slain journalist James Foley.

Militants sought $132.5m ransom for Foley, official says

The demands were sent in e-mails to James Foley’s family in New Hampshire, a US official said.

Evan Horowitz

Five years into recovery, Mass. economy still not on track

Recent data show a big gap between where we are and where we’d be if the recession never happened.

Opinion

Opinion | Andrew W. Lo and Tom Rutledge

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There’s no better place to look for solutions to the challenges of hosting the Olympics than to our academic expertise and innovation.

Movies

Movie Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/12/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/sc2-df-07006_r6_lg.jpg More tales of ‘Sin City’ in ‘A Dame to Kill For’

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