Boston’s bid for 2024 Olympics

Olympic planners unveil ambitious new plan

The proposal recasts the Olympics as part of an 18-year economic development plan that will shape the city.

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Organizers highlighted transportation improvements, but it’s unclear how many would result from hosting the Olympics.

A view from the 29th floor at 10 Hudson Yards, the first building as part of a revedevelopment project.

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Hudson Yards shows promise and pitfalls for Widett Circle

The residential and retail district rising on Manhattan’s West Side represents what could be accomplished in South Boston.

Boston issues subpoenas in lawsuit against Wynn

The subpoenas are for state police officers, a former Patrick administration official and private business people.

US Marine is mourned in Weymouth

Private First Class Peter Handibode died June 20 at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida.

This image was posted to Instagram with the hashtag “#takeitdown.”

Stephen Allsop

Why a Confederate flag was put on 54th Regiment memorial

One of the people who hung the flag said it was not intended as a racist comment, but rather a statement in protest of the flag.

// Boston man accused of stabbing girlfriend’s three children

“I wanted you to shoot me,” Rock Aurelien told police when he was arrested Saturday afternoon, according to court records.

Betty Kallister (left), Joseph Richard Kalister, and daughter Nicole Kallister (right) were believed to have been killed in the crash in Plainville.


Three members of Tenn. family believed to be on plane

The private aircraft crashed into a home, triggering a fire that eventually consumed the upper levels of the house.

// Pilot reported engine problem before Plainville plane crash

The pilot wanted a place to land and was directed to I-495, but he didn’t make it.

A large bag of heroin and three handguns were displayed during a briefing held at MSP Troop A Headquarters.

$2 million in heroin and fentanyl seized in drug bust

Jose Casellas, 37, of Lawrence, was arrested in a joint investigation involving multiple agencies.

Donald Trump has said he is no longer appearing in the television show “The Apprentice.”

NBC ending business relationship with Donald Trump

“At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values,’’ NBC said in a statement.

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David Sweat, 35, was hospitalized in serious condition after being shot twice in the torso by a trooper.

Traders worked on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the closing bell Monday.

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Dow plunges 350 points amid Greek debt crisis

US stocks closed with their biggest losses of the year as investors worry about fallout from Greece.

Alex Speier

// Should the Red Sox keep or trade Clay Buchholz?

The team may be tempted as the deadline approaches, but it also sees the righthander as part of the solution.

Philadelphia Flyers' Zac Rinaldo during warm-ups prior to the start of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

Bruins trade for center Zac Rinaldo

Rinaldo is a hard-hitting, agitating player, but he does not score goals — an area in which the Bruins could use help.

Rob Gronkowski with Les Racquet in Savannah, Ga., over the weekend.


Gronk shows off his rap skills with band in Georgia

His lyrics were difficult to understand, but we think he said something about “looking for chicks as hot as crocodiles.”

// WEEI suspends morning show host Kirk Minihane

The one-day suspension was punishment for an on-air argument Friday with midday co-host Christian Fauria.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Why is the GOP presidential field so large in 2016?

The 2016 GOP field is the largest ever since the modern presidential primary system began in 1952.



// On Boston Olympics bid, it’s Charlie Baker’s call

Getting his seal of approval for an Olympics that was forced to grow its venues beyond Boston is essential for Boston 2024.

The Big Picture

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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.