Boston’s bid for 2024 Olympics

USOC praises Boston 2024 on new Olympics plan

While expressing support for the revised plan, the chairman of the USOC said he wants to see public approval rise to more than 60 percent.

Baker raises prospect of earlier Olympics vote

Moving the vote from the November presidential election to early 2016 could dramatically reshape the politics of the referendum.

The boat where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hid in Watertown.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Officers raised risks during Tsarnaev capture, chief says

Officers who responded without supervision got in the way and put themselves and others at risk, Watertown’s police chief said.

UMass to implement new measures for Iranian students

The moves will ensure the university does not discriminate against Iranian students while complying with federal sanctions against Iran.

Employees of a restaurant talk on an empty street in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis confirmed that the country will not make its payment due later to the International Monetary Fund. Capital controls began Monday and will last at least a week, an attempt to keep the banks from collapsing in the face of a nationwide bank run. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)


Greece defaults on debt repayment as bailout expires

The development means that Greece no longer has access to existing financing from its eurozone partners and the IMF.

US, Cuba to announce embassy openings Wednesday

The move marks a major step in re-establishing diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Partners to close Union Hospital in Lynn

The plan calls for consolidating services and adding 58 beds at the North Shore Medical Center’s Salem Hospital campus.

Amid terror concerns, July 4 security to be tight

Among other measures, authorities have banned drones from the Esplanade for July 3 and July 4, saying they cause undue concern.

Healey finds fault in Mass. mental health treatment

Mental health treatment in the state is uncoordinated and short on data, a new report from Attorney General Maura Healey says.

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board photographed the crash site.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Officials examining hole found in crashed plane’s engine

The Plainville crash killed a couple from Tennessee and their daughter, who planned to attend an orientation for Northeastern students.

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck at Game 1 of the World Series in Boston in 2004. The couple have decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage.


Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner getting divorced

“After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce,” the couple told E!

opinion | Barack Obama

// Why America needs the Export-Import Bank

Congressional leaders should call a vote to reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank, President Obama writes in an op-ed for The Boston Globe.

// Hunt for N.Y. inmates was hampered by missed signals

New details have surfaced about the three-week manhunt for two convicted murderers that gripped northern New York.

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Bruins hurt themselves with hasty trade of Dougie Hamilton

The defenseman wanted out — possibly because he clashed with Claude Julien — but the move didn’t have to be made.

The Celtics introduced draft picks Jordan Mickey, Terry Rozier, R.J Hunter, and Marcus Thornton (left to right) on Tuesday.

Adam Himmelsbach

Seven takeaways after Celtics introduce draft picks

Here’s what we learned Tuesday about the players chosen in the draft last week.

Tech Lab | BetaBoston

// A first bite of Apple Music

Apple has come late to streaming, goaded into action by fading sales of digital music at its iTunes store.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Will you be affected by the new overtime rules?

Any salaried employee earning less than $50,440 would automatically be eligible for overtime pay under Obama’s plan.

Ground Game


// Conversations with the 2016 presidential hopefuls

The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.


Ban Ki-moon

// Norman Rockwell’s big worldview

In celebration of the United Nations’s 70th anniversary, Rockwell’s “We the Peoples” is on display at the UN’s headquarters.

The Big Picture

Doug Mills/The New York Times

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.