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.

Jabari Asim was surprised to find the criminal citation for driving without a license in the mailbox of his Newton home last week.

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Professor asks: mistaken identity, or racial profiling?

An Emerson professor and editor of the NAACP’s magazine received a citation for driving without a license, but said he was not in his car at the time.

Man seriously injured in N.C. shark attack

The 68-year-old man is the seventh person attacked along the North Carolina coast in three weeks.

// 2 Boston men indicted in boat accident in which woman lost arm

The men were indicted on charges including negligent operation of a boat and furnishing alcohol to minors.

Biogen plans $1 billion plant in Switzerland

The manufacturing investment would triple the Cambridge company’s capacity to produce drugs known as biologics.

Marty Meehan started his tenure as the president of the University of Massachusetts with a roundtable discussion in the Integrated Sciences Complex at UMass Boston.

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Meehan pledges to raise UMass system’s stature

Martin Meehan stepped down as president of UMass Lowell to take the university’s top job.

Man is arrested in daylight shooting in Mattapan

“Quite frankly, everyone’s tired of these acts of violence,” said William Gross, Boston police superintendent in chief.

Harvard says data breach occurred in June

Security officials do not believe personal data, research data, emails or PIN numbers were exposed.

Are dating apps causing a rise in STDs?

With rates of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia at a 10-year high, state officials are looking at the new technologies.

July 4th fireworks crew gets ready for big show

Saturday’s fireworks in Boston will twinkle, whistle and spin, match the music, and feature a new, 800-foot display that says “USA.”

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen.


More rejection for Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen?

Life among the elites in Brookline can be tough.

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Paul Pierce to reunite with Doc Rivers in L.A.

Pierce agreed to a three-year, $10 million deal to play for the Clippers, said a person with knowledge of the deal.

// A butcher’s grilling advice

Michael Dulock of M.F. Dulock Pasture-Raised Meats gives some advice for Fourth of July revelers looking to light up the grill.

Jul 1, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello (22) delivers a pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

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Nick Cafardo | On baseball

Rick Porcello can’t keep the good feelings going

The first-year Red Sox starter has been abysmal over his last eight starts — 0-7 with an 8.18 ERA.

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Six takeaways from the Hillary Clinton e-mails

The presidential candidate’s fax skills and White House angst were on display in e-mails from 2009 that were made public Tuesday.

Laser light can prove a dangerous distraction for pilots.

Pilots say they’re contending with lasers pointed at cockpits

FAA records indicate that these beams are hitting aircrafts at increased rates in recent years.

US President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, at Taylor Stratton Elementary School in Nashville, Tennessee, July 1, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEBSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Obama takes Twitter questions on health care, music, guacamole

President Obama fielded questions about the Affordable Care Act, his music preferences, and more during a Twitter chat.

// MassDOT begins Youth Pass program aimed at young people

The year-long pilot effort is meant to help young people use public transportation get to work, school, and other activities.

// Brandon Spikes pleads guilty in hit-and-run crash

The former Patriots linebacker was sentenced to a year of probation and will lose his right to drive for one year.

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.

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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.