Officer allegedly videotaped beating handcuffed man

Felix Rivera Jr. (left) listened as his lawyer Keith Nicholson made a statement after his arraignment at Suffolk Superior Court on Tuesday.

Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe

The Chelsea officer apparently left the victim with injuries to his lip, jaw and forehead during the 2014 incident.

// Father, daughter killed in N.H. circus tent collapse

The state fire marshal said it wasn’t clear why the circus operator continued with the show despite the severe weather.

Applicants seek to expand, add new charter schools in Mass.

The charter school proposals represent every section of the state except Berkshire and Franklin counties in Western Mass.

// Regan Communications alleges hack by IT contractor

A contractor who was fired for making inappropriate comments to female staffers is accused of hacking the PR firm’s system.

Aaron Hernandez.

Hernandez had ‘explicit’ relationship with tipster, prosecutors say

Prosecutors are seeking to discredit allegations that a juror in Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial misled the judge.

MassChallenge to open innovation center in Newton

The startup accelerator will use the former Newton Corner branch library under a licensing agreement with the city.

// Shire makes unsolicited bid to buy Baxalta for $30 billion

The Lexington drugmaker made its offer public Tuesday and accused Baxalta’s management of not taking the deal seriously.

Lightning strikes damage two Mass. homes

The incidents caused thousands of dollars in damage to the structures in Quincy and Halifax.

// Want to have fun in Greater Boston? Open up your wallet

“Plain and simple, it costs more to have fun in Boston,” said Ken Stewart, an economist at the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

// Three airlines ban shipment of hunting ‘trophies’

Delta, American, and United all made the announcement, although it is unclear how many they have been carrying recently.

Governor Charlie Baker.

Aram Boghosian for the Globe/File

Top Baker fund-raisers rewarded with golf, wine, food

The two-day, invite-only “thank you” replete at a Cape Cod resort will feature a wine tasting, cocktail hour, and clambake.


// NFL’s actions on Deflategate reek of bias, pettiness

The league’s tactics in investigating and punishing the Patriots and Tom Brady are fairly deplorable.

// Patriots pay part of Rob Gronkowski’s bonus early

The move pays Gronkowski $4 million now, $6 million in March and triggers the final four years of his contract.

// Uber’s car pool option may ratchet up competition

Boston will be the fifth US city to offer UberPOOL, which allows two customers going in the same direction to share a ride and split the cost.

The candidates mingled after the event.

5 take-aways from Monday’s GOP presidential forum

The swift format failed to give candidates much opportunity to break from the pack by delivering memorable moments.

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

At East Boston Y, little hands grow it and cook it

Ten young students are participating in the East Boston YMCA’s “Urban Farm to Kitchen,” one of a range of healthy cooking classes offered.

// Human settlement on Mars? MIT researchers join debate

Two researchers will debate the merits of the ambitious Mars One mission with the nonprofit’s founder at a convention.

//[1]-7102--90x90.jpg Kansas batboy killed in tragic accident remembered for his spirit

Kaiser Carlile, 9, died after he was hit in the head during a practice swing at a semi-pro game.

Matthew Gilbert | Critic’s notebook

// Jon Stewart’s ironic, idealistic approach to news will survive

On “The Daily Show,” Stewart’s news wasn’t fake; it was a real look at the farcical comedy that politics inherently is.

Ground Game

// Who’s on top in the race for the GOP nomination?

The Boston Globe has revised its rankings of the top 10 Republican presidential candidates in New Hampshire.



// Joe Biden’s case for Joe Biden

Who is a better antidote to the guarded Hillary Clinton and the safe campaign she is trying to run?

The Big Picture

Wildfires burn thousands of acres in California

Drought and extreme weather have fueled numerous wildfires in California that have destroyed property and forced evacuations.



// Drone racing takes off

Crashes and other miscues are part of the drill when running a race for flying drones.



// US Catholic bishops take on Donald Trump

Trump’s comments about illegal immigrants from Mexico has riled US bishops