Tsarnaev friend arrested on drug, gun charges

A firearm in the case is the same model alleged to have been used in the shooting of MIT police officer Sean Collier.

No evidence of direct Russian link to plane, US says

The US said Ukrainian separatists likely shot down the Malaysian jetliner without direct Russian involvement.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/hernandez150-13012.jpg Investigators in Abigail Hernandez case reviewing video

Authorities are asking for the public’s help as they investigate the disappearance of Abigail Hernandez.

Police chiefs criticize Senate for weakening gun control law

Top officials blasted the removal of a provision intended to keep rifles and shotguns from dangerous people.

Court rulings differ on key component of health care law

The conflicting rulings were the latest in a series of legal challenges to central aspects of the law.

Market Basket executives saw ‘no alternative’ to firings

“We strongly encourage all associates to return their focus to Market Basket’s customers,” the co-chief executives of the chain said in a statement.

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Who’s right, who’s wrong in Market Basket controversy?

Employee arrested at Market Basket in Epping, N.H.

The employee was arrested for reckless driving in the store’s parking lot Tuesday morning.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/coach150-13520.jpg Ex-UNH women’s hockey coach charged with assault

UNH fired Brian McCloskey after he physically reprimanded a player during a Nov. 30 loss to Ohio State.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/04326377-1871--90x90.jpg US to address Hamas demands only after cease-fire, Kerry says

Secretary of State John Kerry said talks on Egypt’s cease-fire proposal were constructive, but no deal was imminent.

Books

Book Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/16/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/JudithFrankAuthorphoto_creditSamuelMasinter.jpg ‘All I Love and Know’ by Judith Frank

A young, gay couple must deal with both grief and transformation when one of them becomes the guardian of an orphaned infant and a 6-year-old.