Boston City Council to consider body cameras for police

The police commissioner is lukewarm to the idea, however. “I don’t want to firmly commit us until it’s vetted across the country.”

KEVIN CULLEN

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen_20131018.jpg Isaura Mendes remembers, and she forgives

Motivated by the violent deaths of her sons, Mendes regularly reaches out to those behind bars.

From left: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Scott Walker lined up before a candidates forum at Saint Anselm College. Three other candidates participated remotely from Washington.

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14 GOP candidates try to make mark at N.H. forum

A scattershot debate format and a blizzard of issues prevented any of the participants from standing out.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/06/12/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/RTRELRC.jpg 2001 letter shows common politics between Bushes

As Florida’s governor, Jeb Bush offered brother George W. Bush nine pages of advice on how to use the power of the Oval Office to revitalize American federalism.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/wiggs_Nelsons_410529-001[1]-4436--90x90.jpg Andris Nelsons excited about extension with Boston Symphony

The orchestra’s music director has signed a deal that will keep him in the post until 2022.

Authorities were at the scene of the tent collapse in Lancaster, N.H.

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Two dead, more than 20 injured in N.H. circus tent collapse

The tent, with more than 100 people inside, collapsed during a strong storm in Lancaster, officials said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/taxi-tease.jpg ‘You’re the minority,’ striking Cambridge taxi drivers told

Dozens of drivers said ride-hailing services openly flout existing regulations and undercut taxi owners.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

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Tom Brady and the Patriots have made missteps, but the league’s actions appear to be petty and vindictive.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-7166.jpg Aren’t we all sick of Deflategate?

US District Judge Richard Berman, who is pushing the sides to settle, seems to be as sick of the saga as the rest of us.

Edward Wagner relaxed at Walden Pond, where parking fees have gone up to $8 from $5.

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Price increases take fun out of having fun in Boston

The cost of recreation and leisure activities here rose 3.7 percent in May, while the rest of the country enjoyed a decline.

Jon Stewart, shown lampooning senator-elect Scott Brown in 2010, has made the appropriation of political and media clips a way of life.

Matthew Gilbert | Critic’s notebook

Jon Stewart’s game-changing legacy

The Stewart Effect will survive long after the comic has moved on from “The Daily Show.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/HAHL0518.jpg After setbacks, New Bedford eyes smaller projects

New Bedford officials say they’re determined to pursue less glamorous improvements to raise the city’s appeal and vitality.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/seals889-7134--90x90.jpg Servicemen go the distance for charity in grueling triathlon

Four Navy SEALs and a Coast Guardsman began their fund-raiser for Camp Sunshine by running down Mount Washington.

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Joking on Twitter: Who’s on first?

Twitter is a horrible habitat for the notion of old-school authorship.

 Boat volunteers Richard Ryder (left) and Don St. Pierre.

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Boat in heroic 1952 rescue gets a second life

Lovingly tended over decades, the Cape Cod lifeboat that saved 32 men in 1952 prepares for a Boston visit.

A racer fixed one of the pool noodle hoops that formed the course for the flying drones. The drones were required to negotiate three laps of a figure-eight course.

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Drone racing takes off

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

A screenshot of a faux Harvard Crimson editorial endorsing Donald Trump for president.

Parody Harvard Crimson editorial endorses Donald Trump

The Crimson denies any connection to the parody editorial, which seems to be courtesy of the Harvard Lampoon.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/11741250_932012143507858_7070427837226433665_o.jpg 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.

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

Owner upset after massive fire destroys Charlton winery

“Someone has to answer for why [firefighters] let my building burn to the ground,” Nathan Benjamin said.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/bush2--90x90.jpg 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.

Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Joan_Vennochi_150px-1246.jpg 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.

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/02/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/4cf061d4-193b-4303-a467-e7aba1d28639.jpg 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.

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Crux

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/trump150-1327.jpg US Catholic bishops take on Donald Trump

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