Syria says it was warned before US strikes against ISIS

An American-led military coalition pounded the extremists’ strongholds across northern and eastern Syria.

// Patrick ousts two, with the motive partly personal

Governor Deval Patrick said the sex offender registry officials’ problems included the handling of a case involving his brother-in-law.

Timothy McDaid had pleaded guilty to theft from a charity in 2011.

Maynard Police Department

No alarms as Maynard pension official took $739,000

Timothy McDaid was able to steal from two organizations thanks to lax oversight, small-town politics, and poor communication.

Carlos Ramos (left) and Francisca Alvarado, immigrants from El Salvador, have permission to stay in the United States, but immigration officials are trying to deport their son Carlos (with his back to camera).

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

US deporting children of parents allowed to stay

The Obama administration is deporting the children of adults they have allowed to remain in the United States.

Major Jan Mohammad Arash, Captain Noorullah Aminyar, Captain Mohammad Nasir Askarzada.

Afghan soldiers left Cape, headed for Canada

The mystery surrounding their whereabouts drew national attention and sparked concerns about the three men’s motives.

Charlie Baker, who ran for the corner office in 2010 and lost women by 24 percentage points, has taken several steps in an attempt to avoid repeating mistakes of the past.

Charlie Baker calls for Roger Goodell to quit

As headlines swirl with allegations against NFL players, the issue of domestic violence has found prominence in the governor’s race.

Lauren LaFortune (left) of Winchester sailed off North Beach in Chatham. Kate E. Iaquinto (right), a marine biologist at the Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

On Monomoy Beach, it’s kiteboarders vs. piping plovers

Federal authorities want to ban the sport on the beach, saying the plovers perceive the kites as predatory birds, prompting them to abandon their eggs.

My Morning Cup

// Ayr Muir, founder of Clover Food Lab

My Morning Cup features the coffee rituals that most of us have. Here, Muir shares his coffee drinking habits.

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