Secret Service director criticized at House hearing

Julia Pierson acknowledged that the agency fell short in protecting the White House when an intruder entered the mansion this month.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/cranney150-4421.jpg Ex-Belmont businessman arrested on fraud charges

Jack Cranney was arrested in Texas for allegedly stealing $6 million in investments from 15 of his clients.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/marina150-10375.jpg Marina in Charlestown to be sold to developer

The owner of the marina will also pay up to $450,000 in penalties to settle environmental and public safety violations.

Sea rise could bring a Clarendon Canal and other flood controls.

Report offers ideas for a Boston beset by rising seas

A Back Bay canal system was among the more imaginative solutions in a new climate change report.

Ben Volin | On Football

Patriots starting to look smart for drafting Garoppolo

Everything should be on the table now with Tom Brady and the Patriots, if Bill Belichick truly wants to do what’s best for the team.

The team that’s not “all in” couldn’t get out of Arrowhead Stadium fast enough after getting its doors blown off in a game they were never in. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Chiefs loss was a complete failure of Patriots system

The Patriots right now are all out of “In Belichick We Trust” platitudes to explain their gaping roster holes.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chiefs150-8509.jpg NFL says penalty on Chiefs’ Husain Abdullah not warranted

An NFL official said Abdullah’s religious expression did not merit an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty Monday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/jack150-10371.jpg New Jack Kerouac monument in Lowell

Literary tourists have long come to the author’s gravesite, identified for years only by a simple plaque.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/tlumacki_quincyoldcityhallfire129.jpg 3-alarm fire damages Quincy’s Old City Hall

The 170-year-old building is undergoing a restoration project that was expected to cost more than $8 million.

Double Shot

My Morning Cup

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/30/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/morning-cup150-4653.jpg How does James Rosen take his coffee?

The chief Washington correspondent for Fox News shares his coffee drinking habits.