Steward sues Globe, serves papers on patient

The hospital operator wants permission to release a patient’s medical records in order to rebut an upcoming Boston Globe story.

// Tsarnaev friend pleads guilty; prosecutors seek 7 years

The judge reserved the right to reject Dias Kadyrbayev’s plea in the obstruction case related to the Marathon bombing investigation.

Girls’ lives still in danger after near-drowning in hotel pool

The two sisters nearly drowned in a hotel pool in West Yarmouth Wednesday night, police said.

Boil-water order issued for Wellesley

The move comes after a test found contamination in the water supply.

St. George Condominiums at 36 St. George Ave. in Norwood, a 15-unit condo development in the former church, rectory, and convent.


Housing projects sprout at former Catholic churches

Three former churches — St. Mary in Marlborough, St. George in Norwood, and St. Joseph in Salem — have been recently reborn.

Slain journalist James Foley.

Militants sought $132.5m ransom for Foley, official says

The demands were sent in e-mails to James Foley’s family in New Hampshire, a US official said.

Evan Horowitz

Five years into recovery, Mass. economy still not on track

Recent data show a big gap between where we are and where we’d be if the recession never happened.

// Mo. governor orders withdrawal of National Guard

Governor Jay Nixon said order in the city had been largely restored and that the presence of the Guard was no longer needed.


Opinion | Andrew W. Lo and Tom Rutledge

// Boston’s intellect could boost Olympic bid

There’s no better place to look for solutions to the challenges of hosting the Olympics than to our academic expertise and innovation.


// PayPal girds for possible spinoff from eBay

PayPal, which has a notable office in Boston, could be spun off from its parent company as early as 2015.