Insurers lost $54 million in program for poor, disabled

The financial losses deal a setback to the state’s efforts to control rising medical spending through more coordinated care.

Housing, a hotel, and office and lab space are proposed.

Somerville Office Associates

Next big Assembly Square project may be at old cinemas

Housing, a hotel, and up to 1 million square feet of office and lab space are proposed for the Somerville redevelopment.

// Elizabeth Warren says she’ll back Iran nuclear deal

The senator offered her most explicit comments yet on the controversial agreement.

// GOP hopefuls to take center stage this week

Republican candidates will confront two strong opportunities to break free of the field.

DraftKings cofounders (from left) Jason Robins, Paul Liberman, and Matt Kalish say their company is not in the gambling business.

DraftKings toes line between fantasy sports, gambling

Lawsuits are targeting the Boston-based company’s marketing as the industry tries to upend prohibitions on betting.


// The woman behind Mission Main’s turnaround

Adline Stallings does not care for surprises, even when the surprise is a tribute to her work at Mission Main.

// New staff to help pathologists clear up unfinished cases

The state’s medical examiner’s office hopes the addition of staff will help reduce a staggering backlog.

State Police trooper facing domestic assault charges

The trooper was taken into custody and relieved of duty pending a duty status hearing expected to take place early this week.

// Calendar for school is fixed — but not for back-to-school sales

The strategy of holding special sales well before the start of a season is catching up with stores.

Twenty years ago, Dr. Carolyn M. Kaelin became founding director of Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Brigham and Women’s, the youngest woman to hold a post of that distinction at a top Harvard teaching hospital.

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Doctor who was inspiration as surgeon, patient dies at 54

Dr. Carolyn Kaelin, the founding director of the Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Brigham, died after battles with breast and brain cancers.

// Wit, kind hearts of father and daughter remembered

Joseph and Anna Trustey, both of Wenham, died when the plane he was piloting crashed in Milwaukee.

Dan Shaughnessy

// Larry Lucchino made enemies, but he was good for Red Sox

Without hard-charging Lucchino stalking the halls of Fenway, there will be less accountability and lively debate in the front office.

// Robot hitchhiking across US meets its end in Philadelphia

Researchers declined to provide a photo of the vandalized hitchBOT, saying they were “afraid to upset young fans.”

Patriots training camp

// Long snapper Joe Cardona juggles Patriots job, Navy duties

Cardona, the first US Naval Academy player drafted in more than 20 years, is rolling with the punches.

Some believe Tom Brady has a compelling argument and a chance to have his suspension vacated; others believe he has no shot.

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

What are Tom Brady’s chances in Deflategate lawsuit?

Brady’s case is one of the more unusual lawsuits in sports history and is nearly impossible to handicap, even for the sharpest legal minds.

Does birth order impact personality?

Some studies have shown sizable differences by birth order in personality traits such as extraversion, while others have found no such effects.

// Battle to preserve historic Dearborn school seems at end

Boston is moving ahead with plans to raze the century-old school building in Roxbury this fall and replace it with a new school.

Joshua Fitzgerald pointed out some of the vibrant crop his family farm, Mann Orchards in Methuen, expects to harvest.

New England growers excited about apple harvest

Some say the crop may rival that of 2013, which was one of the best harvests in the region in decades.

// Our kids’ friendships, our friendships

In the early years, your kids somewhat call the shots about who you hang out with, simply because of the tidal pull of playdate reciprocity.

The Big Picture

A cyclist crossed a bridge in Christian A. Herter Park on the Charles River.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month: July, 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the Fourth of July celebration.



// CVS drives another nail in film’s coffin

The “1-Hour Photo” signs have come down outside CVS Pharmacy stores in Boston and throughout the US.


John L. Allen Jr. | All things Catholic

// Sainthood cause for victims of anti-Christian pogroms in India stalls

Seeing the martyrs of Kandhamal declared saints is “my wish and my people’s wish,” said Archbishop John Barwa.