In Mass. and elsewhere, a push for custody reform

Massachusetts is considering a measure for more equal custody arrangements for divorced and separated parents.

Eastham and Orleans are divided on jurisdiction over a barrier beach known as the Nauset Spit, which originated in Orleans but grew over the Eastham border.

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On Cape Cod, shifting sands divide two towns

Eastham and Orleans share Nauset Spit but disagree on whether vehicles should be allowed to drive there.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Copy%20of%2023gambling03.jpg Walsh fight with Wynn escalates

A recent “he said, he said” episode is likely to add mistrust in a relationship of two men that is already marked with suspicion.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/trustey-photo-8539[1].jpg NTSB reviews air traffic data in fatal Wis. plane crash

A Boston executive indicated he did not feel comfortable landing before his plane crashed in Wis. Thursday, according to air traffic audio.

3 cities being contacted for 2024 Olympic bid, USOC says

US Olympic leaders have started contacting Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington about bidding for the 2024 Games.

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Boston Beer Co.

Jim Koch says he will be ‘the last American owner of Boston Beer’

Even a company that named its top beer after a hero of the American Revolution may eventually forsake its home country.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/31/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/0801_loc_primary_bank_DSC_8799A.jpg New N.H. bank bucks the trend

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, simply opening a brick-and-mortar, community bank is enough to make national headlines.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/31/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/77d1232c27d74a2da247f2326368280e-77d1232c27d74a2da247f2326368280e-0[1]-1359--90x90.jpg Climate change a challenge for GOP hopefuls

Most of the 17 GOP presidential candidates are skeptical about climate change, which could prove costly in the general election.

By waiting to make a deal, the Sox’ll have more time to evaluate their own pitching inventory, including Eduardo Rodriguez.

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ALEX SPEIER

What did Red Sox learn about pitching market at trade deadline?

The sense of obligation for the team to fix its pitching missteps of the last two years is immense.

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DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Tom Caron, as cancer survivor, appreciates Jimmy Fund even more

The popular NESN broadcaster had a mass removed from his chest in late March and learned that it tested positive for lymphoma.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady heads to the practice field during an NFL football training camp in Foxborough, Mass., Friday, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Brady, players union want fast verdict

Tom Brady’s attorneys said both parties believe a resolution can be reached on his disputed four-game suspension by Sept. 4.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher-8679.jpg Take away this bully’s badge

It’s hard to imagine Mayor Michael J. McGlynn welcoming Stephen LeBert back to the police force after what he did on Sunday night.

Six Flags’ Wicked Cyclone.

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Wicked Cyclone coaster is ahead of the curve in Agawam

Topped with a new type of metal track, the Wicked Cyclone at Six Flags New England is one of five such wood-steel hybrid coasters in the country.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Beachcomber%202-326713-8627.jpg Beachcomber joins the ranks of local venues to close

The popular Quincy bar that’s been a mainstay for music on the South Shore since 1959 will shutter its doors in September.

Dr. Howard Jones explained the in vitro fertilization process during a news conference in Norfolk, Va. in 1981.

Doctor who pioneered in vitro fertilization dies at 104

The work of Dr. Howard Jones and his late wife led to the nation’s first child born as a result of in vitro fertilization in 1981.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/cmet0303b-631600.jpg CVS drives another nail in film’s coffin

The “1-Hour Photo” signs have come down outside CVS Pharmacy stores in Boston and throughout the US.

Hike the Whites

Vote for your favorite White Mountains adventure

Voting is down to the final two. Cast your vote and see which hike makes the final cut.

Ground Game

Video

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/paul.jpg Conversations with the 2016 presidential candidates

The Globe’s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.

Opinion

Editorial

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/circle-big.jpg With Widett Circle, can Mayor Walsh reshape Boston?

If the city’s failed Olympics bid accomplished anything, it was to kindle a conversation about the future of the circle.

The Big Picture

A cyclist crossed a bridge in Christian A. Herter Park on the Charles River.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month: July, 2015

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the Fourth of July celebration.

BetaBoston

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/SMK_9850A.jpg ‘Fishiness’ led to HubSpot firing, but few details revealed

CEO Brian Halligan and cofounder Dharmesh Shah spoke about the events that led to an executive’s firing amid a book scandal.

Crux

Margery Eagan | On Spirituality

Witnessing an abortion

With an abortion, there is no happy ending. That doesn’t mean the government should outlaw the practice.