Video is said to show beheading of American

The video released by Islamic extremists purportedly showed the killing of Steven Sotloff, a freelance journalist.

Receiver Wes Welker spent six seasons in New England from 2007 to 2012.

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Wes Welker suspended four games, reports say

The former Patriots receiver violated the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, according to reports.

MIT fraternity suspended after woman falls from window

The suspension by the fraternity’s international organization came after the woman fell Sunday night.

Double mastectomy doesn’t help most women, study shows

Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn’t boost survival for most women, a large study suggests.

Derek Jeter has no plans to skip the final series of the season — and of his career — at Fenway Park.

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Dan Shaughnessy

Will Derek Jeter play his last game at Fenway — or not?

The Yankee captain said “I don’t deal in hypotheticals,” but it would be unlike him to skip the season-ending series.

endorsement | Democratic primary

Marian Ryan for Middlesex District Attorney

The Globe’s editorial board writes that Ryan should be given the opportunity to show that she can be the DA that her admirers envisioned.

Steve Grossman and his wife, Barbara Grossman, were in Lynn Aug. 17.

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I’m with Grossman, but is anyone else?

Steve Grossman has spent his life thinking about how to create jobs and manage growth.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_newtrain2_met.jpg Assembly Station Orange Line stop now open

The MBTA subway station opened in Somerville and is the first new stop since 1987.

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TOM KEANE

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/02/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/keane9090.png Cool summer doesn’t invalidate climate change

If climate change is real, then how come last winter was so long and our summer so cool? It’s because our perspective is skewed.

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