Voters split on sheltering migrant children in Mass.

On national immigration initiatives, respondents in a new Boston Globe poll were more skeptical.

Close friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces gun charge

A firearm in the case is the same model alleged to have been used in the shooting of MIT police officer Sean Collier.

US Secretary of State John Kerry (center) walked with US embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Bill Grant at Ben Gurion airport as he arrives in Israel.

Kerry cites progress in cease-fire talks

‘‘We certainly have made steps forward,’’ said US Secretary of State John Kerry, who flew to Israel despite the FAA ban.

Wellesley Police Chief Terrence Cunningham held up pictures of rifles during a press conference on Tuesday to advocate for police chief discretion in the issuance of FID cards as a critical public safety provision that should be included in final gun violence prevention legislation.

Police chiefs rip change in Mass. gun control bill

The state Senate stripped a provision from the bill aimed at keeping rifles and shotguns out of the hands of dangerous people.

Market Basket customers taped receipts from purchases at rival supermarkets toawindow at the Lowell store.

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Market Basket regulars find ready alternatives

Supermarkets across Mass. are experiencing a rush of business from customers once loyal to Market Basket.

Bill Belichick will have to pare the Patriots roster from 90 to 53 by the regular season.

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Money may dictate Patriots’ roster moves

There’s only about 18 roster spots up for grabs this camp, and financial considerations may be a big factor in who makes the squad.

In July 1974, a woman’s remains were found in the National Seashore in Provincetown. Her hands were amputated, and she had been nearly decapitated.

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The mystery of Provincetown’s Lady of the Dunes, 40 years later

She was found dead in the sand, and even now police want to know who she was and what happened to her.

Sawyer Nunes (left) and Thayne Jasperson rehearse “Finding Neverland.”

Anticipation high as ART debuts ‘Finding Neverland’

The musical teams artistic director Diane Paulus with film titan Harvey Weinstein in what could be ART’s biggest Broadway-bound production yet.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/lehigh-1766.jpg Enough with the niceties with Russia

The US needs to speak with force about the evidence surrounding Russia’s role in the downed jetliner and its role in fueling the war in Ukraine.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Bizo-2asdf--90x90.jpg LinkedIn acquires Bizo for $175 million

Bizo, which has one of its three US offices in Westford, has been acquired by LinkedIn for $175 million in cash and stock.