Obama wins votes needed to secure Iran nuclear deal

Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland became the crucial 34th vote needed to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive in Congress.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/01/16/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Boghosian_25mislabel1_HS.jpg Boston bars charged with violating ‘pay-to-play’ rules

The five bars allegedly took cash and other inducements to stock products from one distributor while excluding its competitors.

AG rejects proposed ballot question on fireworks

Ballot intiatives on raising taxes on the wealthy and legalizing marijuana were among those certified by Maura Healey.

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Prosecutors say the texts show Michelle Carter brainstorming with Conrad Henri Roy over the best way for him to kill himself.

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‘I am sorry,’ murderer says after promising not to seek parole

Marvin Cathey broke down in court when he learned a family member of a woman and a nine-year-old girl he killed took his own life.

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Six officers are facing charges in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody.

Aisling Brady McCarthy was in court in Woburn on July 30.

Nanny says she’s happy to be back in Ireland

Aisling Brady McCarthy broke down in tears Wednesday after arriving at Shannon Airport.

Day after another plunge, US stocks are higher

The Dow was up more than 100 points in mid-day trading, a day after the index dropped 470 points on worries about China.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/02/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/snuka-big-1591--90x90.jpg Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka charged in girlfriend’s 1983 death

The former pro wrestling star was charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his mistress.

Donald Trump spoke at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies on Saturday in Nashville.

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Opinion | SCOT LEHIGH

Does Donald Trump really think he’s this great?

For all his showmanship, the current GOP front-runner seems to be serious in his inflated self-appraisal.

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis.

Why hasn’t the Kentucky clerk been fired?

Kim Davis has refused to issue any marriage licenses after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of nationwide gay marriage.

Tom Brady quips offseason was ‘enjoyable’ at charity event

Brady may have been sarcastic, but Patriots owner Robert Kraft called Deflategate the “most overblown story in recent NFL history.”

Alex Speier

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The righthander’s overall season has been poor, but the last two games have showed the talent is still there.

The Avett Brothers will headline at Boston Calling on September 25.

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Boston Calling announces September lineups

A roster of mostly indie-rock and Americana artists will take over City Hall Plaza from Sept. 25-27.

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Brian Wildeman, of Franklin’s Remington Middle School, turned the school’s front entrance into a dance floor.

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After a hearing to discuss ways to make outdoor performing more inviting, a mix of artists gave an impromptu performance at City Hall.

opinion | JEFF JACOBY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/01/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Jeff_Jacoby_150px-1224.jpg Bikes don’t belong on busy city streets

Cyclists and traffic don’t mix. It’s not just foolish to pretend otherwise — it’s deadly.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/02/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Was8950682[1]-4313--90x90.jpg Does Kermit have a new girlfriend or not? The plot thickens

A month ago, ahead of a new Muppets docu-series on ABC, Kermit and Miss Piggy split in what seemed like an amicable break-up.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_ted_cruz.jpg Ted Cruz sells himself as antiestablishment candidate

The US senator from Texas stopped in N.H. on Monday to open his campaign office in Manchester.

Opinion & Ideas

Ronald S. Sullivan Jr.

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This country has been silent for decades as citizens of color have been killed by those sworn to protect and serve.

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month for August 2015

A look at some of the best images taken by Boston Globe photographers in August.

BetaBoston

Innovation Economy

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Here are Scott Kirsner’s favorite ideas from the showcase.

Crux

Crux | John L. Allen Jr.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/08/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/allen.jpg Reflections on a daring double play by the ‘Pope of Mercy’

On Tuesday, Francis reached out to women who have had abortions as well as the Society of St. Pius X.