Library’s safeguards are lax, audit finds

The Special Collections Lobby at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square.

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The Boston Public Library, which said two artworks are missing, inadequately protects its special collections, a city audit found.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher-8781.jpg Cape Cod treasure hunter may have found Captain Kidd’s loot

Barry Clifford, who found a pirate ship off Wellfleet in 1984, was searching off Madagascar when he says he located something big.

David Ortiz entered Tuesday night’s game in Minnesota hitting .163 on the road this season.

NICK CAFARDO I ON BASEBALL

David Ortiz not yet in full swing

“I’ve got to go back to being patient and swinging at a pitch that I can drive,” said Ortiz, who was dropped to No. 5 in the order.

A UMass study found that tanning salons were among the vendors accepting school cash cards at 14 percent of colleges.

Colleges cautioned on tanning salons

Some colleges are moving to prevent campus-sponsored cash cards from being used at tanning salons, which have been associated with an elevated cancer risk.

Aerials of the US Postal Annex, Fort Point Channel, and South Station railroad tracks.

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Postal service move still on hold despite Olympics push

The stalled progress may jeopardize a new boulevard that would let spectators walk along Fort Point Channel to the main stadium.

At Zo in Boston: a chicken gyro (above); pitas and rotisseries of meat (below).

Where to indulge in authentic gyros

Gyros are stars of Greek cuisine, and full of contradictions: sandwiches that are hot but refreshing, and crispy yet soft.

Divided Nation

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/helm150-1415.jpg Why are some in Texas suspicious of Jade Helm 15?

The conflict about the military exercise illustrates some of the most confounding political divisions in the country.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_bestbarbquerestaurant_metro344.jpg Widespread violations found at Boston’s food spots

At least two violations that can cause food-borne illness were discovered at more than 1,350 restaurants during 2014.

Eddy Maria Taveras used a hand-crank Singer sewing machine to make a repair on a running shoe at the New Balance factory in Lawrence.

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New Balance’s voice heard on tariffs

The Pacific trade pact is likely to include a gradual phaseout of tariffs on imported sneakers, protecting jobs held by New Balance workers.

Two people are killed in Mattapoisett car crash

A high school senior and a standout employee at a family restaurant died Monday night in the crash.

Brookline to vote on whether to oppose Olympics bid

Town Meeting members are set to vote on Thursday on a proposal that would put Brookline on record against Boston’s Olympic effort.

Chilling video shows boy, 7, shot in Dorchester

The surveillance video shows the moment when Divan Silva was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon as he rode his cousin’s bicycle.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ceos-comp-4306.jpg How salaries of top-paid Mass. CEOs compare to workers

The top 10 highest-paid executives in the state are most handsomely compensated. But how does it compare to more common jobs in their industries?

Cindy Lord, mother of Amy Lord, testified Tuesday during the trial of Edwin Alemany.

At trial, Amy Lord’s mother describes learning of death

Cindy Lord wept on the witness stand while jurors saw a video of Amy Lord’s body in the murder trial of Edwin Alemany.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/083995ce5f0049988cebd412949da0b2-083995ce5f0049988cebd412949da0b2-0.jpg ‘That’s the first time I lived through something like this’

Flood waters in Texas and Oklahoma inundated homes and roads, and left at least 14 dead and 13 missing.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/150526_kdb_PUBLIC_RECORDS0003.jpg Public records law blasted at State House hearing

“Public officials know they just ignore the public records law and get away with it,” said Carol Rose, executive director of the state’s ACLU chapter.

The Big Picture

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Oil spill in California

The governor declared a state of emergency after about 105,000 gallons of oil were spilled, affecting nine miles of the scenic coast.