Following boy’s death, center’s director on leave

Mayor Martin Walsh says the director of the community center 7-year-old Kyzr Willis went missing from has been placed on leave.

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Bedford-based iRobot Corp. is off to a strong start as it enters its new chapter as a consumer-focused company.

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Lori Boyd was credited this week with helping police arrest a murder suspect — and the Internet is thanking her.

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English, the cofounder of the travel app Lola, reminisced in an online post about the time he met Mayer, then a Google executive.

The new law would allow the MBTA to raise fares by 7 percent every two years, lowering the existing limit of 10 percent.

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Baker approves lower cap for T fare hikes

The law would allow the MBTA to raise fares by 7 percent every two years, lowering the existing limit of 10 percent.

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The MSPCA has received $57,000 in donations and over 1,000 requests to adopt Maverick after he recovers.

Man in Mashpee barricades himself in store, may be armed

Mashpee police emphasized that the incident is not an active shooter situation.

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Mr. Prior, of Arlington, was also an inductee into the Massachusetts Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Stephen Blyth, CEO of the $37.6 billion fund, had been on medical leave since May.

Teenagers taken to hospital after eating marijuana candy

Police are cautioning people to be careful of what they are consuming after a pair of teens in Hingham were taken to the hospital.

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All remaining charges in the 2015 death of a Baltimore man after he was injured in police custody have been dropped, bringing an end to the case without a conviction.

Democratic National Convention

Ground Game

Donald Trump steals the news. Again.

Hillary Clinton made history. Tim Kaine will be introduced to the nation tonight. President Obama will pass the torch. But did you see what Trump just said?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump National Doral, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump asks Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s e-mails

“Russia, if you’re listening,” Trump said, “I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 e-mails that are missing.”

Did Donald Trump as Vladimir Putin to cast the deciding vote in the presidential election?

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

Trump, Putin and the hacking of an American election

First Democratic Party e-mails were hacked. Could the computers that manage the nation’s voting systems be next?

TIGERS 4, RED SOX 3

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Miguel Cabrera hit a solo home run off reliever Brad Ziegler in the ninth inning.

Nick Cafardo

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The Red Sox could face a real dilemma over the potential cost of making a bid for the White Sox ace.

Names

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In Touch reports that the couple is taking a trip to the beaches of Turks and Caicos, the site of their 2005 wedding.

“Ghostbusters” stars (from left) Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon,  Kristen Wiig, and Leslie Jones.

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Meet the physicists who vetted the science in ‘Ghostbusters’

“I’m hoping this movie finds those girls [who are interested in science] and sends them to me at MIT,” said Lindley Winslow, a physicist.

★ ★ ½ | Movie Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/19/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/2465_FPT_00007AR_CROP.JPG_cmyk.jpg Matt Damon returns in entertaining ‘Jason Bourne’

From the no-frills title to the globe-hopping story line and the state-of-the-art action sequences, the movie’s a work of dogged professionalism.

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick stands on the field during an NFL football practice Monday, June 13, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BEN VOLIN I ON FOOTBALL

Bill Belichick’s to-do list during training camp

There’s a lot of work and preparation that needs to be done over the next five weeks.

New Bruin David Backes enjoys meeting 4-year-old Greta, who has been up for adoption at Angell Animal Medical Center since January.

New Bruin David Backes makes the rounds in Boston

Backes visited Angell Animal Medical Center and then proceeded to Fenway Park.

Globe investigations

“When the EMTs arrived, Dave was laying like this.” Gerry Hill said, offering to show where his suicidal son was fatally shot after a tense encounter with police.

spotlight

When despair meets deadly force

Nearly half of people killed by Massachusetts police over the last 11 years were suicidal, mentally ill, or showed clear signs of crisis.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

A battle against Islamic State fighters

“When everyone shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ (God is Great) I know that a tank or a cannon will fire,” Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic says.