Brazen daylight shooting injures 3 in Roxbury

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans made a statement near the scene of a shooting.

Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe

A man, his sister, and another woman were in a car on Academy Terrace when a man walked up and opened fire.

//[1]-8496--90x90.jpg Argument allegedly turned violent for trooper, girlfriend

State Police Trooper Corey Benoit is facing domestic violence charges and was ordered held pending a dangerousness hearing.

State officials ask for criminal justice analysis

With an eye toward trimming prison populations and reducing recidivism rates, top officials in state government want an independent review.

Voters First Presidential Forum | 7 p.m.

// Presidential candidates flock to N.H. for forum

Fourteen White House hopefuls are scheduled to participate in the Voters First Forum this evening.

// Hernandez allegedly had ‘sexually explicit’ relationship with tipster

Prosecutors are seeking to discredit the claims of the woman at the center of an effort to disqualify a juror.

// Obama unveils new power plant regulations

President Obama says the new regulations are “the single most important step” the US has ever taken in the fight against climate change.

//[1]-8469--90x90.jpg O’Malley urges Senate to pull Planned Parenthood funding

In a letter Monday, Cardinal O’Malley accused the organization of a “willingness to traffic in fetal tissue from abortions.”

Judge rebukes Walsh in fight with Wynn over casino

A Suffolk Superior Court judge rebuked the Walsh administration Monday for using litigation as a public relations tool.

Charlton firefighters picked through debris at the scene of a fire that destroyed a barn at the Charlton Orchards Farm & Winery in Charlton.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Large fire destroys winery and barn in Charlton

A couple’s 15-year-old family-owned winery was destroyed in the powerful blaze.

Jon Stewart during a taping of

AP Photo/Brad Barket, File

The best of Jon Stewart: 5 vintage ‘Daily Show’ moments

Picking only five classic clips from 16 years of Jon Stewart and “The Daily Show”? It’s almost unfair.


// 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?

Hitchhiking robot HitchBOT  in Marblehead on July 17.

Canada’s cheerful hitchhiking robot destroyed at age 2

The harmless, cheerful little robot with a mission to hitchhike across the US was found brutally dismembered in Philadelphia.

Governor Charlie Baker.

Baker plans ‘thank you’ weekend for top fund-raisers at Cape resort

The two-day invite-only golf retreat includes a wine tasting, cocktail hour, and clambake.

Joseph and Anna Trustey, together on the day of her school prom in April, were killed in a plane crash Wednesday.

French report documented crashes of plane type in Milwaukee crash

French authorities released a report last year documenting crashes involving the same type of plane that crashed last week, killing a Wenham father and daughter.

New England Patriots strong safety Jordan Richards slaps hands with fans during an NFL football training camp in Foxborough, Mass., Friday, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Jordan Richards picking up Patriots defense

The rookie out of Stanford has been impressive early on at training camp.

Alex Speier

// Will Red Sox change their management model?

The team is arriving at a time of altered front-office dynamics and at a period when it requires a reshaping of its roster.

The note was intact when pulled from the bottle. Above, the sender’s contact information is covered.

Rory Golden

Diver in Ireland discovers note in a bottle from Nantucket

Rory Golden was returning from an annual diving trip off of the coast of Ireland when he saw the bottle bobbing in the water.

// In fight against Uber and Lyft, taxi drivers strike

About two dozen taxi drivers snarled traffic, honked horns, and demonstrated outside Cambridge City Hall Monday.

DraftKings cofounders (from left) Jason Robins, Paul Liberman, and Matt Kalish say their company is not in the gambling business.

Are fantasy sports sites like DraftKings just gambling?

Thanks to a legislative exemption, daily fantasy games do not meet the federal legal definition of gambling.

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.



// Jeb Bush goes out on a limb for James K. Polk

Bush named Polk as one of the presidents he admired most — and generated controversy for the 11th commander in chief.

The Big Picture

A cyclist crossed a bridge in Christian A. Herter Park on the Charles River.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month: July, 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the Fourth of July celebration.


// After car hack, Internet of Things looks riskier

The revelation that hackers could remotely seize control of 1 million Chrysler automobiles delivers a stark warning.



// US Catholic bishops take on Donald Trump

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