Supporters of Abigail Hernandez ask for patience

Authorities are probing the nine-month disappearance of the N.H. teen, who was reunited with her family Sunday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/art150-7830.jpg Ousted leader makes offer to buy Market Basket

Arthur T. Demoulas will try to buy the 50.5 percent of the company now controlled by family members who fired him.

Empty shelves at the Chelsea Market Basket Thursday morning.

Protesters excited, cautious about Arthur T. Demoulas’s offer

Market Basket workers and protesters were buoyed by the offer from the ousted chief executive to buy out his relatives.

The effects of climate change are “threat multipliers for the man problems faced by the poor around the globe,” Dorothy Boorse writes.

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What would Jesus do (about climate change)?

A Gordon College professor wants evangelical Christians to connect their faith with caring for the environment.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/driver150-13214.jpg MBTA bus driver in Newton crash won’t get license back

A former T driver who drove her bus off the road in May can’t regain her driving privileges, a state board has ruled.

“These years spent nurturing my joyful and kind-hearted daughter have been such comfort,” Natalie Crate blogged.

Natalie Crate, former aide to Romneys, dies at 41

When Mrs. Crate was diagnosed with a brain tumor, doctors told her she might live another year, two at most. She lived for more than seven.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/2014-07-23T162758Z_1245676192_GM1EA7O00M601_RTRMADP_3_USA-ARIZONA-EXECUTION.jpg After inmate takes 2 hours to die, renewed debate on death penalty

Joseph Rudolph Wood gasped for about 90 minutes during his execution in Arizona.

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/oculus_web-580x372%20(1).jpg The virtual reality revolution arrives in Boston

Oculus Rift puts you inside a virtual world, with the ability to look around in all directions as if you’re really there.