Litany of problems led to officials’ ouster, Patrick says

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

Search continues for Afghan soldiers missing from Cape base

Governor Patrick said today that US officials speculated that the three men were simply seeking to defect.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/unnamed-10664.jpg Vehicles destroyed in fire at Sudbury car dealership

A large fire at a car dealership this morning destroyed 15 cars and left another five damaged.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_gov_tT3_metasdf.jpg Work at key T station progresses

The glass “head house” at Government Center is the most visible sign of progress at the underground transit hub.

Mice are being developed that can be implanted with human cancer cells, allowing for drug tests on those human cells.

Aram Boghosian/Boston Globe

‘Avatar’ mice help develop new cancer treatments

The new type of lab mouse is implanted with a patients’ actual cancer so scientists can develop a custom treatment plan.

Evan Horowitz

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/22/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/horowitz-122.jpg How dangerous is this new respiratory enterovirus?

Symptoms are usually mild but some children have serious breathing problems and need to be hospitalized.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kleinr_22sickpay(1)_02.jpg Sick leave measure divides workers, businesses

In November, Mass. voters will weigh in on a plan to let workers earn sick time.

Tom Brady struggled to take care of a fumbled snap just before halftime against the against Raiders on Sunday.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Even Tom Brady can’t save Patriots offense

Brady has covered up a lot of deficiencies over the years, but this time the Patriots have spread the offense too thin.

Ideas

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/15/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/iStock_000013303735XXLarge3.jpg How to fight bias

Psychologists are testing ways to reduce unconscious racial prejudice — not just in the police, but in all of us.