Boston’s bid for 2024 Olympics

Olympic plan would remake parts of Boston

The Boston 2024 plan involves dramatically remaking parts of the city, including Widett Circle and Columbia Point.

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Organizers highlighted transportation improvements, but it’s unclear how many would result from hosting the Olympics.

A view from the 29th floor at 10 Hudson Yards, the first building as part of a revedevelopment project.

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Hudson Yards shows promise and pitfalls for Widett Circle

The residential and retail district rising on Manhattan’s West Side represents what could be accomplished in South Boston.

Boston issues subpoenas in lawsuit against Wynn

The subpoenas are for state police officers, a former Patrick administration official and private business people.

Dow plunges 350 points amid Greek debt crisis

US stocks closed with their biggest losses of the year as investors worry about fallout from Greece.

This image was posted to Instagram with the hashtag “#takeitdown.”

Stephen Allsop

Why a Confederate flag was put on 54th Regiment memorial

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.

// Boston man accused of stabbing girlfriend’s three children

“I wanted you to shoot me,” Rock Aurelien told police when he was arrested Saturday afternoon, according to court records.

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


Three members of Tenn. family believed to be on plane

The private aircraft crashed into a home, triggering a fire that eventually consumed the upper levels of the house.

// Pilot reported engine problem before Plainville plane crash

The pilot wanted a place to land and was directed to I-495, but he didn’t make it.

Donald Trump has said he is no longer appearing in the television show “The Apprentice.”

NBC ending business relationship with Donald Trump

“At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values,’’ NBC said in a statement.

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David Sweat, 35, was hospitalized in serious condition after being shot twice in the torso by a trooper.

06/02/15: Boston, MA: Clay Buchholz gets a hand from injured catcher Christian Vazquez after pitching 8 shutout innings. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Minnesota Twins in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Red Sox-Twins (1)

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Alex Speier

Should the Red Sox keep or trade Clay Buchholz?

The team may be tempted as the deadline approaches, but it also sees the righthander as part of the solution.

// WEEI suspends morning show host Kirk Minihane

The one-day suspension was punishment for an on-air argument Friday with midday co-host Christian Fauria.

Philadelphia Flyers' Zac Rinaldo during warm-ups prior to the start of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

Bruins trade for center Zac Rinaldo

Rinaldo is a hard-hitting, agitating player, but he does not score goals — an area in which the Bruins could use help.

Rob Gronkowski with Les Racquet in Savannah, Ga., over the weekend.


Gronk shows off his rap skills with band in Georgia

His lyrics were difficult to understand, but we think he said something about “looking for chicks as hot as crocodiles.”


// Root beer with alcohol? Mysterious brewer toys with dessert

Not Your Father’s Root Beer is selling like mad in Massachusetts. But is it really made by a small, independent company?

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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.



// On Boston Olympics bid, it’s Charlie Baker’s call

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

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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.