High-end housing market cooling off

The AVA Theater District apartment building on Stuart Street is one of many luxury developments new to the market in Boston.

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With so many new luxury apartments in Boston, landlords are competing for tenants who can afford the high rents.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/04/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shirleyleung_150-4886.png Back to work only days after giving birth? Don’t judge

Here’s the long and short of maternity leaves: A woman should be able to choose what’s right for her without fear of criticism.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/04/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/04911995.jpg Jailed Kentucky clerk’s husband says she won’t resign

The husband of Kim Davis, jailed for refusing to grant marriage licenses to gay couples says, said she’s in good spirits after spending the night in jail.

Millis officer may face charges after sparking manhunt

Police said Thursday the officer who claimed he was fired on by a passing pickup truck driver had fabricated the account.

Harvard Square water main break could snarl traffic for days

A major water main break in Cambridge could complicate traffic in and around Harvard Square into Sunday, a police spokesman said.

Labor Day weekend may be the busiest stretch of summer at the Clam Box, where owner Chickie Aggelakis (left) supervised as Mackenzie Colbert served.

Ipswich’s Clam Box booms as summer days fade

Summer without fried clams, after all, would hardly be worthy of the name.

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The photo captures everything we don’t want to see: a vicious civil war, a surge of refugees, the death of an innocent.

The Deflategate ruling

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‘The NFL handed this case to the union on a silver platter’

One significant misstep by the NFL would have been enough to vacate Tom Brady’s suspension. Instead, a judge found three.

Andrew (left) and Luke Sheridan of Hanover worked on a tribute to Judge Richard Berman at Gillette Stadium.

From courts to classrooms, fans relish another comeback win

Patriots fans, who never once doubted their hero, celebrated Judge Berman’s ruling as a restoration of the rightful order in the NFL.

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Even for a team known for saying very little publicly, the Patriots were especially mum Thursday night.

Next week, officials will send letters to the affected employees saying their transponders or pass cards will be deactivated on Sept. 11.

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For 600 retirees, no more free rides on Mass. Pike

State officials are ceasing a toll-free benefit for the former employees, saying they had inadvertently continued the practice.

Art Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/-St.JohntheEvangelist,ChristPreaching,St.Paul.jpg Making the case for the importance of John La Farge

A new exhibition at Boston College showcases La Farge, an artist renowned in his life, and forgotten after his death.

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Attorney General Maura Healey has certified a proposal to allow a second slots casino to be built at a horse racing track.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health are discussing a possible merger.

Rising costs, changing payments driving hospital mergers

These trends have only added to hospitals’ urgency to find efficiencies through mergers, analysts said.

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

Marty Meehan

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For public higher education, the biggest factor governing cost and affordability is state funding.

The Big Picture

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Migrant crisis in Europe

A record number of migrants, most of them refugees fleeing war and crisis in the Mideast and Africa, are seeking asylum in Europe.

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/02/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/071814_BUS_Blake11A.jpg Friendly’s visionary inspires at Techstars

The 100-year-old did not let a 17-foot fall or swarm of bees keep him from the tech showcase.

Crux

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/02/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/Pope-Francis-Primer.jpg Where Pope Francis stands on gays, divorce, abortion

Pope Francis is expected to raise a range of issues when he visits Cuba and the United States Sept. 19-27.

Lifestyle

Love Letters

She’s stringing him along

I asked her on multiple occasions if she would date me exclusively, and she claimed that while it was easy and convenient to do, she wasn’t interested but never fully explained why.