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.

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.

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.

Dr. Carolyn Kaelin, inspiration as surgeon, patient, dies at 54

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.

There were no injuries reported, but 35 gallons of diesel fuel were spilled onto the road from the gas tank of the flat bed truck.

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Truck stuck under Somerville bridge slows rail trains

An asphalt tanker being hauled by a tractor trailer struck the bottom of the Washington Street Bridge.

Large fire destroys winery and farm in Charlton

“This was total destruction,” said a fire official about the blaze at the Charlton Orchards Farm & Winery on Sunday.

A colorful line of kayakers headed down Broad Canal in Cambridge from the Kendall Square home of Charles River Canoe & Kayak on Sunday, taking advantage of a sunny summer day to get a surface view of the Charles River.


Steamy start to the week expected in Mass.

Relief from the heat should arrive Wednesday as temperatures drop to the upper 70s.

// Ex-trader given 14 years for Libor manipulation

Former UBS Group AG and Citigroup trader Tom Hayes is the first person to stand trial for manipulating the benchmark rate.

// 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.

Cab driver Michael Gervais stopped his taxi and stood in the middle of Massachusetts Avenue Monday to protest ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Cambridge taxi drivers strike to protest Uber, Lyft

Some taxi drivers attempted to block traffic along Mass. Ave. as part of a one-day protest against ride-hailing services.

// 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.

// 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.”

Alex Speier

// Could having the AL’s worst record actually help the Red Sox?

The team will have the first crack at any players exposed to waivers by AL teams.

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.

Andris Nelsons conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff


Music director Andris Nelsons extends BSO contract

The orchestra and Nelsons are now planning to make music together through the 2021-22 season.

opinion | Molly Goodwin

// Jen Welter’s NFL job speaks to women’s strength

It is vital that girls and women are able to participate in football – on and off the field.

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

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

Does birth order impact your personality traits?

Some studies have shown sizable differences by birth order, while others have found no such effects.

// 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.

Ground Game


// Who’s on top in the race for the GOP nomination?

The Boston Globe has revised its rankings of the top 10 Republican presidential candidates in New Hampshire.


Stephen Kinzer

// When US intervention turns from bad to worse

Deposing oppressive regimes sometimes leads to greater oppression.

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.


// After car hack, Internet of Things looks riskier

The revelation that hackers could remotely seize control of 1 million Chrysler automobiles delivers a stark warning.


On Spirituality

// The unflappable faith of Marty Walsh

Mayor Walsh says his faith is strong and solid. It always has been.