Patrick seeks more power to cut budget

The request, unveiled as the governor signed into law a $36.5 billion state budget, took lawmakers by surprise.

Brock Holt (right), Christian Vazquez, and Stephen Drew all scored on David Ortiz’s double in the sixth inning. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)


Red Sox win their third straight

David Ortiz and Christian Vazquez drove in three runs apiece to support John Lackey on Friday night.

Eric McPhail allegedly got information about American Superconductor Corp. from an executive.

Golf buddies charged with insider trading

The seven friends allegedly made more than $500,000 by sharing information about a local company.

Ethen Lam, 7, made a sign for classmate Sayuri Sak, who was one of seven people killed in a fire Thursday.

Lowell fire hits heart of Cambodian community

Though many have little to give, donations of money, clothing, and food have poured in to help the survivors.

Seagulls flew above Plymouth Harbor as the moon rose Friday.

John Tlumacki/Globe staff

‘Supermoon’ on the rise tonight

Today’s full moon, expected to take place at 7:25 a.m., will appear to be unusually big.

Johnny Cammarata (left) and Joey Buceta had coffee at My Cousin’s Place on Hanover Street as summer campers looked on through a window.

World Cup overflows with memories of a bygone North End

For some residents, this year’s competition is as good a time as any to take stock of the changing neighborhood.

Alvin Smith held up a poster across the street from Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena heralding the return of LeBron James.

Dan Shaughnessy

LeBron James, the Prodigal Son

Four years ago, LeBron Hate ruled the day. Now, he is loved throughout the land, especially in Cleveland.

// Smell of bleach, air of hope at Boston’s animal shelter

The interim director said the city was taking steps to support staff at the overburdened pound.


// Take the Globe Opinion news quiz, July 11, 2014

Were you paying attention this week? Test your knowledge of public indecency in Uxbridge and old-timey presidential sexting.


// ‘Tammy’ no masterpiece, but may leave you smiling

The movie doesn’t showcase Melissa McCarthy at her crassly funny best, like “Bridesmaids” or last summer’s “The Heat.”