Boston’s bid for 2024 Olympics

Boston 2024 wants huge tax break for Widett Circle deal

The hundreds of millions of dollars in property tax breaks would probably be the largest deal of its kind in the city’s history.

Governor Charlie Baker.

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Will Governor Baker back the new Olympic plan?

Getting his seal of approval for an Olympics that was forced to grow its venues beyond Boston is essential for Boston 2024.


// A bunch of Boston 2024 venues still up in the air

This is what happens when Olympic renderings run up against realities.

Betty Kalister (left), Joseph Richard Kalister, and daughter Nicole Kalister (right) were believed to have been killed in the crash in Plainville.


‘We have no engines, I need help,’ doomed pilot pleaded

A Tennessee couple and their teen daughter, who were coming to town for a college visit, died in Sunday’s crash in Plainville.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

// Greece, Puerto Rico turbulence unlikely to hurt US economy

American markets, so calm for so long, are getting a jolt this week. But that’s all it is so far.

// Salaried workers could get overtime pay

Proposed regulations would more than double the current threshold at which many salaried employees stop getting overtime pay.

// Mom’s alleged affair cited in stabbing of 3 children

After allegedly stabbing his former girlfriend’s children, the suspect pleaded with a police officer to kill him.

Adult coloring books tap into desire to unwind, unplug

Coloring books for grown-ups, many with detailed and intricate designs, have exploded in the publishing world.

If Tuesday feels a second longer, that’s because it will be

A “leap second” will be added to our clocks on Tuesday to account for a decline in the speed of the Earth’s rotation.

Closer Koji Uehara and catcher Sandy Leon congratulated each other after the Red Sox won Monday’s game, 3-1, in Toronto.

Nick Cafardo | On baseball

Can the Red Sox make things interesting in the AL East?

The Red Sox have their issues, but so do the Rays, Orioles, Yankees, and Blue Jays.

One of the bedrooms in a Mattapan group home operated by Bay Cove Human Services.

Redesign aims to help developmentally disabled adults

A local nonprofit asked Boston Architectural College to reimagine one of its group homes to better serve its clients.

// Rebel flag hung on monument to protest use, organizer says

One of the people who hung the flag said it was not intended as a racist comment, but rather a statement in protest of the flag.

Tammy Kraus walked on the roof of the State House with a view of its iconic dome.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

Tammy Kraus is a crisis fixer at the State House

Kraus, superintendent of the landmark, makes sure a building that dates to the 18th century keeps functioning.

Emilia Clarke (left) and Arnold Schwarzenegger in a scene from “Terminator: Genisys.”

Movie review

Robotic leads, convoluted plot weigh down latest ‘Terminator’

“Terminator: Genisys” is entertaining but, more often than not, simply exhausting.

Danny Ainge has his work cut out for him in drawing a known product to the Celtics.

Gary Washburn | On Basketball

Celtics remain a tough sell for free agents

Boston has cap space and a terrific young coach, but it’s a struggle to bring marquee names to town.


When an e-mail won’t do, Boston bike couriers deliver

After all, legal documents must be delivered by hand and architectural drawings can’t be easily viewed on a smartphone.

// Boston issues subpoenas in lawsuit against gambling panel

The city is trying to block Steve Wynn’s casino project in neighboring Everett.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Why is the GOP presidential field so large in 2016?

The 2016 GOP field is the largest ever since the modern presidential primary system began in 1952.


Steve Pagliuca

// Bid 2.0 is a winning plan

This combination of sound fiscal management, contingencies, and insurance provides multiple layers of protection for taxpayers.

The Big Picture

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Same-sex marriage legalized in US

The US Supreme Court made a historic decision Friday in a 5-4 ruling establishing same-sex marriage across all 50 states.