The Deflategate ruling

Kraft says he regrets accepting Patriots’ Deflategate penalty

“I was wrong to put my faith in the league,” the Patriots owner said, denouncing the NFL’s decision on Tom Brady’s appeal.

PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Tom Brady of the New England Patriots with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the Super Bowl XLIX MVP trophy during a press conference folowing the Patriots Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks on February 2, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Tom Brady tells NFL ‘I did nothing wrong’

The Patriots quarterback responded to the NFL’s decision to uphold his suspension via Facebook.


// Tom Brady, with nothing to lose, should take NFL to court

At this point, given how badly the Patriots QB feels he is being mistreated, he might as well fight this thing to the end.


// Deal with it — Tom Brady and the Patriots are cheaters

Stop twisting yourselves into knots to justify the petty crimes and coverups of the Patriots and their quarterback.

Ray Mariano, head of Worcester public housing, outside Curits Apartments, where he spent some of his childhood.

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In Worcester public housing, residents given ultimatum

If you want to receive help from Worcester public housing, you’ll need to get a job, go to school, or get out.

//[1]-908--90x90.jpg US dentist accused of killing beloved lion in Zimbabwe

Dr. Walter Palmer, a hunter known for killing big game with a bow and arrow, is being sought on poaching charges.

//[1]-8479--90x90.jpg Swampscott man pleads innocent to charges tied to dog deaths

A 35-year-old accused of running an illegal kennel to train so-called designer dogs has been charged with killing three of the animals.

// Latinas’ gender wage gap is worst, study finds

The already yawning gender wage gap becomes a chasm in some lower-income jobs, especially for Hispanic women, research shows.

// Longfellow Bridge construction extended until late 2018

The delay is because of complications associated with preserving the historic nature of the structure, officials said.

// Threat video wasn’t first run-in for Medford detective

Stephen LeBert was admonished for a 2012 incident and also was disciplined in 1992 after he confronted a neighbor.

//[1]-8485--90x90.jpg Court reinstates ex-Bulger handler’s conviction

Former FBI agent John Connolly’s murder conviction for the 1982 shooting death of John Callahan had been overturned in 2014.

Olympics bid comes to an end

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, July, 29, 2015. Malaysia is hosting the 128th IOC executive board meeting where the vote for the host cities of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games and for the 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games will take place.(AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

Boston failed to deliver on ‘promises’ to USOC, IOC president says

Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for its aborted bid for the 2024 Olympics.

Woman killed in Dorchester may not have been targeted

A woman in her 30s who was fatally shot Tuesday night might have been hit by a bullet meant for someone else.

Kylee McLaughlin pushed a giant ice cream cone display to the front of the parking lot of the Sugar Hill Dairy at Hanson Farm in Bridgewater for the noon opening on Tuesday.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Summer scorcher hits region as temperatures soar into mid-90s

Boston may hit 94 degrees today and the heat index could be as high as 96.

Boston, Massachusetts - 7/27/2015 - Stalls are prepared for the opening of the Boston Public Market in Boston, Massachusetts,July 27, 2015. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Boston Public Market readies for Thursday opening

The 28,000-square-foot retail market features 37 vendors and an assortment of New England products.

//[1][1]%20(1).jpg Memorial Mass held today for child found on Deer Island

Investigators have run down hundreds of leads and received many tips since her body was found in June.

For 41 seasons, Artin Kouyoumdjian has been selling sausages outside of Fenway Park — but the competition is getting a lot tougher, he says.

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Despite grueling days, Fenway sausage vendor happy

After 41 seasons, Artin Kouyoumdjian wonders how much longer he can last.

// Taliban leader has been dead for two years, Afghan official says

Mullah Omar, the one-eyed, secretive head of the Taliban and an Al Qaeda ally, “died suspiciously” in a hospital, the official said.

Ground Game

// Inside the presidential primaries with James Pindell

Globe reporter James Pindell brings you the latest news from New Hampshire and beyond as 2016 presidential politics take shape.


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// Israel is the GOP’s new wedge issue

Mike Huckabee’s controversial remarks dramatize a far more disturbing development.

The Big Picture

A boy plays during breaktime at the Senator Obama primary school in the village of Kogelo, west of Kenya’s capital of Nairobi on July 16. US President Barack Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia this month.

Thomas Mukoya/Reuters

The Big Picture

Obama’s ancestral home

President Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia this month. His ancestral home of Kogelo is home to Sarah Hussein Obama, his step-grandmother.



// Amazon’s new storefront, Launchpad, takes on The Grommet

The company’s new storefront borrows heavily from Somerville-based e-commerce site The Grommet.


// ‘Kandhamal’ tells whole story of anti-Christian persecution

What happened to the Christians of Kandhamal, India, in 2008 almost defies belief. Here are six of their stories.

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