State, Hingham at odds on housing

The town says it will press its claim it has reached an acceptable affordable-housing threshold.

David Weaver, an electrical engineer,  conducted a thermal test on a prototype at Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.

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In Cambridge, looking for life in deepest space

A team from Harvard is refining instruments that will power what will be the largest telescope in the world.

// Does Clinton really need Warren on the ticket?

Not every Democrat is impressed with the Massachusetts senator.

// Lynch to accept FBI recommendations in Clinton e-mail inquiry

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch conceded her meeting with Bill Clinton had cast a shadow over a federal investigation.

Bangladeshi security forces block the road after militants took hostages at a restaurant popular with foreigners in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, July 2, 2016. Bangladeshi forces stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's Gulshan area where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage Saturday morning, rescuing some captives including foreigners at the end of the 10-hour standoff. (AP Photo)


Police kill 6 militants, rescue 13 hostages in Dhaka attack

Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage Saturday morning.

// Tired of burgers? How about a bao.

BaoBao, an offshoot of a popular chain with 200 restaurants in China, is opening its first US outpost in Cambridge.

Opinion | Joan Fitzgerald

// Is Boston ready for climate change?

Sea-levels are rising, but the regulations around real estate development aren’t keeping pace.

// Mass. woman must stand trial in teen friend’s suicide

The Supreme Judicial Court unanimously approved the prosecution of a Plainville woman who allegedly convinced a friend to commit suicide in 2014.

// In R.I., an unpaid debt and a death in a cemetery

A dispute over an unpaid loan turned deadly in Tiverton, according to police.

The patio at the Summercamp Hotel in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard, Ma.

Courtesy of Lark Hotels

Ready or not, chic comes to the Vineyard

An old Victorian hotel in Martha’s Vineyard is transformed into a boutique hotel with Scandinavian flair and midcentury design influences.

Fourth of July

// Fireworks producers promise a more ‘nuanced’ display on Fourth

Boston’s loudest, most colorful show of the year begins quietly, a few days before the Fourth of July.

// Shark experts launch ‘Sharktivity’ app for beachgoers

It was perfectly timed for the July 4, holiday weekend.

// System mulls changes to exam school admission rules

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh says it’s premature to look at making any changes to admissions requirements.

Red Sox 5, Angels 4

//[1].jpg David Ortiz, Brock Holt energize Red Sox

Ortiz’s solo homer in the fifth moved him past Willie McCovey, Frank Thomas, and Ted Williams for 18th place on the all-time list

The violations found by MLB occurred during the tenure of former Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington.

Red Sox penalized for international signing violations

Five prospects were declared free agents after the Sox were found to have circumvented the rules last year.

NBA draft coverage

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 06: Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks reacts after hitting a three-point basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on May 6, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Celtics’ meeting with Al Horford went well

The Celtics’ delegation to meet Horford included Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder.

// Mr. Hawthorne will see you in his study now

Once home to some of Concord’s famous authors, The Wayside has reopened after major renovations.

// Voke school has one last chance to save $145m project

Minuteman High will hold a districtwide election in 16 towns on whether to build a new school.

Uncommon Knowledge

// Inclusion nurtures innovation

And more suprising insights from the social sciences.

Opinion & Ideas


// Bureaucratic passive aggression only makes the student debt crisis worse

Many schools won’t provide official transcripts to students who owe them money.

Globe investigations

Families in fear

The state’s plan to close psychiatric hospitals has had unintended consequences.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.