UN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-fire

The UN Security Council met at midnight to adopt the statement calling for an immediate truce.

Super PAC backing Grossman releases ad targeting Coakley

Martha Coakley’s campaign released a video in response.

Murder-suicide suspected as family of five found shot in Maine

The bodies were discovered by a worker for the apartment complex, who called police around 1:24 p.m.

 Susan Trachik said her son’s heroin habit led him to steal, lie, manipulate, and do his best to keep his drug use secret.

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Heroin deaths galvanize Scituate familes, authorities

Officials fear more fatalities before the region’s drug crisis abates.

King Arthur’s in 1982, the year of a fatal brawl involving police.

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Chelsea closes notorious strip club King Arthur’s

The site of a legendary police brutality case has long been a kind of unofficial Wild West for Greater Boston.

The second page of a document released by the US State Department allegedly shows self-propelled artillery on the Russian side of the border oriented in the direction of Ukraine.

Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine, US says

The US released images it says shows that rockets have been fired from Russia.

Black smoke was blasted from Craig Wedge’s Ford F-350 Power Stroke pickup truck.

Diesel truck enthusiasts ‘roll coal’ to protest rules

Coal rollers disable or discard their trucks’ pollution controls and modify their engines to maximize power.

By 2012, the average annual premium had climbed to $974, just $9 below the average in 2007, the year before the state opened the market to competition.

Auto insurance rates bounce back up

Despite the increase in premiums, the state says deregulation still brings benefits.

Ideas

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/25/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/boston-skyline150-848.jpg How Boston was shaped by what it didn’t win

The city tried and failed to host the 1980 alterna-Olympics, the 1976 World Expo, and NASA Mission Control. They ended up changing the landscape anyway.