Boston 2024 organizers carefully sell bid to locals

Officials said they have no plans to launch stirring TV spots, laced with patriotism and athletic glory, to garner support for the bid.

Deval Patrick met Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel, on a visit in 2011.

Patrick’s overseas trips yielded mixed results

Are gubernatorial trade missions worth it? A Boston Globe review of Patrick’s 10 missions suggests there is no firm answer.

Derrell Fisher (left) and Epshod Jeune were arraigned on murder charges Monday.

After slaying, Backpage.com urged to drop ‘adult’ section

The Mass. attorney general said that most human-trafficking cases her office has prosecuted involve advertisements on the website.

Flash flood watch issued for Boston, R.I.

The watch is in effect from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., a meteorologist from the National Weather Service said.

Protesters Ames Siyuan and Christina Wang objected to the MFA's

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MFA backs down over kimono event in response to protests

The Museum of Fine Arts is hastily pulling back on an event that protesters labeled latter-day form of racist minstrelsy.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_robert_caret.jpg Former UMass president made $300,000 on condo sale

Taxpayers didn’t see any benefit from Robert Caret’s sale, even though he drew on his taxpayer-funded housing stipend for the harborfront unit.

The lawsuit filed asserts that the MBTA failed to comply with state public bidding law in negotiating a sale price of $6 million.

New lawsuit challenges Wynn casino on land

The lawsuit filed asserts that the MBTA failed to comply with state public bidding law in negotiating a sale price of $6 million.

Approved state budget provides for T oversight panel

Taxes and fees are frozen, but the big victory for Governor Charlie Baker came in the ability to revamp the transit agency.

Recovering heroin addict, Rebecca Kaczynski, 23, recently celebrated two years free of illicit drugs and works as a recovery aide.

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Heroin use is soaring, moving into new demographics

A federal report found a significant increase in heroin use among women, people age 18 to 25, and those with higher incomes.

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A 15-year-old discovered errors in the formula for the Golden Ratio at the Museum of Science, but an MIT professor says that’s not accurate.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Lawsuit aimed at student injured at Allston apartment fire

There’s been movement on Boston’s problem with overcrowded student housing — but it’s aimed at the wrong person.

Senator Bernie Sanders.

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The Bernie Sanders surge

What began as a quixotic left-wing quest has become a movement with unmistakable momentum.

07/07/15: Boston, MA: The Red Sox Xander Bogaerts brings the crowd out of their seats as he rips a three run single in the bottom of the 7th inning to give Boston a 4-3 lead. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Miami Marlins in an inter league MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Red Sox-Marlins (1)

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Red Sox 4, Marlins 3

Bogaerts 3-run single lifts Red Sox over Marlins

The All-Star fan Final Vote candidate paced Boston to a 4-3 win over the Marlins at Fenway Park.

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Authorities removed electronics from Jared Fogle’s property, but wouldn’t disclose the nature of the investigation.

Sean “Diddy” Combs.

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’s arrest a lesson for sports parents

A childproofed experience shelters us from reality: We’re not perfect and life isn’t always fair.

Golden State Warriors' David Lee passes the ball against the Los Angeles Clippers during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Warriors won 110-106. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Danny Ainge finds Golden ticket with David Lee trade

The Celtics were able to acquire a two-time All-Star forward, hungry to prove he’s more than the emergency replacement he was in the NBA Finals.

A orange-brown, split-colored lobster showed up at the Pine Point Fisherman's Co-Op.

Rare split-colored lobster caught off Maine coast

According to research by the Lobster Institute, the chance of finding a split-colored lobster is one in 50 million.

The Big Picture

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Greece rejects austerity

The Greek people voted to reject the creditors’ deal for more austerity measures in exchange for rescue loans.