Wynn agrees to concession on traffic penalties

Wynn Resorts agreed to pay up to $20 million toward penalties on traffic in Sullivan Square if it wins the casino license.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/riot150-10271.jpg Pussy Riot, supporters gather at police station after protester’s arrest

Harvard police arrested Roman Torgovitsky on trespassing allegations, and he was booked at the Cambridge station.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/16/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/hagel150-1425.jpg Obama strategy for ISIS defended at Senate hearing

Army General Martin Dempsey and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel faced multiple questions from lawmakers.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/2014-04-05T163008Z_1406119117_LR1EA4519TXZ3_RTRMADP_3_BRITAIN-8350--90x90.jpg Compact Boston may have Olympic advantage

In contrast with its rivals’ spread-out plans for the 2024 Summer Games, Boston is offering itself as a city with a close array of venues.

Elizabeth Swartz (left) of Westwood prepares to leave her puggle, Fenway, with pet sitter Rachel Askew in her North End apartment.

Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff

Forget hotels and kennels — now there’s Airbnb for dogs

Online sites match vacation-bound pet owners with sitters who will host their prized pooches.

QB Tom Brady’s actions on the sideline late in Sunday’s game point to his dissatisfaction with the Patriots offense. Jim Mone/Associated Press

Ben Volin | On football

Patriots offense is dysfunctional right now

The Patriots are 27th in total yards, are committing penalties at an alarming rate, and they have absolutely no vertical stretch to their offense.

opinion | Alan M. Dershowitz

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/16/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/part3-dershowitz-1143--90x90.jpg Detentions of war

How can the US keep suspected terrorists with no hope of being brought to trial, but espouse due process?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/hazmat150-10176.jpg More serious charges may be next for Blackstone mother

The more serious charges could be filed after examinations are completed of the remains of three infants found in the house.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/12/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/LaurenBeukes_UlrichKnoblauch.jpg ‘Broken Monsters’ by Lauren Beukes

Beukes’s novel opens with the discovery of a super-yucky, interspecies corpse, kicking off a murder investigation.