Released e-mails help humanize Hillary Clinton

Then-secretary of state Hillary Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a military plane in 2011.


Thousands of e-mails provide a bracing dose of authenticity to one of the country’s most scripted and careful politicians.

Shots reported on Washington Navy Yard campus, official says

Shots have been reported in a building on the campus and a lockdown is underway, a Navy spokesman said.

Businessman and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters during a back-yard reception in Bedford, New Hampshire, June 30, 2015. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Is Donald Trump for real? N.H. thinks so

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

Yvonne Abraham

// Boston 2024 panel’s Widett Circle plan carries a huge risk

If Boston actually gets the Olympics, the Widett Circle proposal goes from an intriguing exercise in planning to super scary.

People surround and attend to a 68-year-old man that was bit by a shark in waist-deep water off Ocracoke Island, N.C., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The man suffered wounds to his ribcage, lower leg, hip and both hands as he tried to fight off the shark. (Laura I. Hefty via AP)

Associated Press

Mass. man is latest shark attack victim in North Carolina

Andrew Costello, 67, of Wareham, was in fair condition after being bitten several times by a shark.

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

// Apple Music worth the wait -- but not $10

Apple Music has enough firepower to challenge the leading music subscription services, but many will still choose a free option.

Rockport cottage owners win ruling in dispute with beachgoers

Rockport homeowners who have million-dollar coastal views received a ruling that will keep beach-goers from stepping on their privacy.

// In financial limbo, Greece braces for more chaos

Athens and its creditors halted talks on resolving the country’s deepening financial crisis until a referendum this weekend.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are calling it quits after 10 years of marriage.


Rumors abound, but Affleck’s career isn’t hitting the skids

If Ben Affleck could salvage his career after the fiasco that was “Bennifer,” divorce should be a breeze.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

// Rick Porcello a disaster and Red Sox have no answers

The Red Sox signed Porcello to a four-year, $82.5 million extension hoping he’d emerge as an ace. Right now, he’s far from it.

fluto shinzawa | on hockey

// Dougie Hamilton’s decision forced Bruins to execute Plan B

In the face of no-no-no answers to three different offers, the Bruins quickly assembled a post-Hamilton plan.

// Professor asks: Was citation mistaken identity or racial profiling?

An Emerson professor received a citation for driving without a license, but said he was not in his car at the time.

Nadeem Mazen, center, a Cambridge city councilor, started MassMuslims to teach community organizing and political campaign skills.

Erik Jacobs for the Boston Globe

New generation of Muslim leaders emerges in Boston

The young leaders have taken the helm of established religious institutions and formed new civil rights and political advocacy groups.

// Fort Point restaurants wait for neighborhood to grow around them

Boston’s restaurant elite moved into Fort Point ahead of a critical mass of nearby residents that could help fill the establishments.

// Insurance for Olympics won’t cover every risk

Olympic organizers want coverage for nearly every possible cost overrun, but specialists say some taxpayer risk is unavoidable.

 Wynn Resorts has sought an OK from a Boston commission that controls road changes for Wynn’s planned casino.

Boston, casino developer at odds over roads

Mayor Walsh is using a little-publicized commission that controls road changes to exert its influence over Wynn Resorts’ casino project.


// Could artificial intelligence run amok?

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk gave $10 million to the Boston-based Future of Life Institute to lead a global research program into AI safety.

Ground Game

// Bernie Sanders will use proximity to N.H. to his favor

Sanders, the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate, finds himself on the doorstep of the nation’s first primary.



// More rejection for Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen?

Life among the elites in Brookline can be tough.

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.