New requirement keeps many older users off The Ride

A move by the MBTA to crack down on fraud has led to a sharp drop in the number of older users.

Save MB” is spelled out in packaging materials at the Somerville Market Basket.

Governors express hope in Market Basket standoff

A statement issued on behalf of Arthur T. Demoulas said “there is nothing that stands in the way of getting this done this weekend.”

Mass. reports first human case of West Nile virus this year

A man in his 60s who lives in Middlesex County is in a hospital but recovering, officials said.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lawyers seek dismissal of indictment

The attorneys cited concerns over the selection of grand juries in federal court in Boston.

MIT Style Lab makes clothes accessible for people with disabilities

Zippers, buttons, jewelry clasps, tight-fitting dresses, and jackets with linings are daily grievances for anyone with limited dexterity.

Patriots 13, Panthers 0 | 3rd quarter

Patriots build lead over Panthers in preseason match

Shane Vereen scored New England’s first touchdown of the game. Globe reporters have the latest from Gillette Stadium.

opinion | Philip S. Balboni

// Tribute to James Foley’s courage and dedication

GlobalPost’s Philip Balboni writes that Foley was among the most courageous journalists he has ever known.


// What’s it like to raise kids in the city?

Globe columnist Shirley Leung misses her life in Boston. But could she really handle city living with young children?


// MBTA’s Green Line to provide real-time updates

In a statement, spokesman Joe Pesaturo confirmed that “tracking equipment is being installed on the trolleys and in the tunnels.”


Movie Review

// More tales of ‘Sin City’ in ‘A Dame to Kill For’

Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s latest neo-noir anthology has cinematic juice.