Two are killed, 15 injured in N.H. tent collapse

The circus tent, with about 250 people inside, collapsed in a strong storm in Lancaster, N.H., authorities said.

Several passing motorists honked in sympathy with the cab drivers, but most were not impressed with the protest.

In fight against Uber and Lyft, taxi drivers strike

About two dozen taxi drivers snarled traffic, honked horns, and demonstrated outside Cambridge City Hall Monday.

Voters First Presidential Forum

// Live updates: New Hampshire GOP candidate forum

Globe reporters will provide updates as 14 of the Republican presidential candidates answer questions.

New Bedford, MA - 7/31/2015: Mayor Jon Mitchell rides on the Harbor Masters Boat in New Bedford, MA on July 31, 2015. (Harrison Hill for The Boston Globe)

Harrison Hill for The Boston Globe

After setbacks, New Bedford eyes other projects

Plans for a wind farm, casino, and Olympic sailing have fallen through, and officials are considering less glamorous improvements.

//[1]-8496--90x90.jpg Argument allegedly turned violent for trooper, girlfriend

State Police Trooper Corey Benoit is facing domestic violence charges and was ordered held pending a dangerousness hearing.

Senate blocks bill to halt Planned Parenthood funds

The vote set the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown.

State officials ask for criminal justice analysis

With an eye toward trimming prison populations and reducing recidivism rates, top officials in state government want an independent review.

Aaron Hernandez.

Hernandez allegedly had ‘sexually explicit’ relationship with tipster

Prosecutors are seeking to discredit the claims of the woman at the center of an effort to disqualify a juror.

Judge rebukes Walsh in fight with Wynn over casino

A Suffolk Superior Court judge rebuked the Walsh administration Monday for using litigation as a public relations tool.

Atop Mt. Washington, N.H.- July 30, 2015- Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld- Four Navy SEALs and a Coast Guard member, descend Mt. Washington at the start of a reverse triathlon to raise money for Camp Sunshine, a year round resort for kids with life threatening diseases and their families. First they will run down the 7.6-mile Auto Road then SEALs for Sunshine team members wil lbike 83.4-mile cycle through Western Maine before swimming 3.9-miles to Camp Sunshine.

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

Servicemen go the distance for charity in grueling triathlon

Four Navy SEALs and a Coast Guardsman began their fund-raiser for Camp Sunshine by running down Mount Washington.

// The best of Jon Stewart: 5 vintage ‘Daily Show’ moments

Picking only five classic clips from 16 years of Jon Stewart and “The Daily Show”? It’s almost unfair.

// Diver in Ireland discovers note in a bottle from Nantucket

Rory Golden was returning from an annual diving trip off of the coast of Ireland when he saw the bottle bobbing in the water.

Hitchhiking robot HitchBOT  in Marblehead on July 17.

Canada’s cheerful hitchhiking robot destroyed at age 2

The harmless, cheerful little robot with a mission to hitchhike across the US was found brutally dismembered in Philadelphia.

Governor Charlie Baker.

Baker plans ‘thank you’ weekend for top fund-raisers at Cape resort

The two-day invite-only golf retreat includes a wine tasting, cocktail hour, and clambake.

Alex Speier

// Will Red Sox change their management model?

The team is arriving at a time of altered front-office dynamics and at a period when it requires a reshaping of its roster.

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans made a statement near the scene of a shooting.

Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe

Brazen daylight shooting injures 3 in Roxbury

A man, his sister, and another woman were in a car on Academy Terrace when a man walked up and opened fire.

// As Fla. governor, Jeb Bush asked George W. Bush for stronger state powers

The governor offered nine pages of advice on how to use the power of the Oval Office to in relations with the states.

The Verb hotel near Fenway Park.

Hojoko opening at The Verb Hotel

The highly anticipated Fenway venture from Tim and Nancy Cushman is a “rock and roll izakaya,” they say, with a menu of dishes under $10.

// French report documented crashes of plane type in Milwaukee crash

French authorities released a report last year documenting crashes involving the same type of plane that crashed last week, killing a Wenham father and daughter.

Ground Game

// Who’s on top in the race for the GOP nomination?

The Boston Globe has revised its rankings of the top 10 Republican presidential candidates in New Hampshire.



// Joe Biden’s case for Joe Biden

Who is a better antidote to the guarded Hillary Clinton and the safe campaign she is trying to run?

The Big Picture

A cyclist crossed a bridge in Christian A. Herter Park on the Charles River.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month: July, 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the Fourth of July celebration.


// After car hack, Internet of Things looks riskier

The revelation that hackers could remotely seize control of 1 million Chrysler automobiles delivers a stark warning.



// US Catholic bishops take on Donald Trump

Trump’s comments about illegal immigrants from Mexico has riled US bishops