Tsarnaev friend to plead guilty in obstruction case

Dias Kadyrbayev, a college friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, originally pleaded not guilty to federal obstruction charges.

Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriages in Virginia

The court granted a request from a county clerk to block same-sex marriages in the state while the issue is appealed.

Attorney General Eric Holder shook hands with Bri Ehsan, 25, after meeting with students at St. Louis Community College Florissant Valley in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday.

With Eric Holder in Ferguson, focus turns to investigation

A grand jury was scheduled to begin hearing evidence in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/08/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/WT106(3)A.jpg Brady wants to play much of game vs. Carolina

Tom Brady is hoping he’ll be on the field more Friday night when New England hosts Carolina.

Obama condemns ‘brutal murder’ of James Foley

President Obama pledged renewed determination to confront the Islamic State militant group.

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James Foley was ‘compelled to be a witness,’ mother says

The slain war correspondent’s parents spoke today about their deep belief in the importance of their son’s work.

INTERACTIVE GAME

Choose your own Patriots 53-man roster

Choose the players at each position and find out how you fared with a video analysis from Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy.

Meat clerk Eric Cabral, Market Basket store No. 39, Nashua.

Magazine

Anatomy of the Market Basket meltdown

Local CEOs, the former US secretary of labor, a MIT Sloan professor, and more offer their reflections on the company’s disastrous summer.

Opinion

Derrick Z. Jackson

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As unjustified as the shooting of Michael Brown was, white America has barely shrugged its shoulders.

BetaBoston

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_parkingapps4_met.jpg City Council votes to ban parking apps

The Boston City Council passed an ordinance aimed at the startup Haystack that prohibits the selling, leasing, or reserving of public ways.