Video said to show death of American stokes calls for US response

The video that purports to show the killing of Steven Sotloff increases pressure on President Obama to take action in Syria.

Receiver Wes Welker spent six seasons in New England from 2007 to 2012.

AP

Wes Welker suspended four games, reports say

The former Patriots receiver is said to have tested positive for the drug MDMA, or Molly, that he took at the Kentucky Derby.

MIT fraternity suspended after woman falls from window

The suspension by the fraternity’s international organization came after the woman fell Sunday night.

Double mastectomy doesn’t help most women, study shows

Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn’t boost survival for most women, a large study suggests.

Daniel Nava hit a three-run home run in the third inning.

Kathy Willens/Associated Press

Red Sox 9, Yankees 4

Red Sox batter Yankees in the Bronx

The Red Sox hit three home runs and Joe Kelly earned his first win with the team as the Sox won the first game of a three-game series.

endorsement | Democratic primary

Marian Ryan for Middlesex District Attorney

The Globe’s editorial board writes that Ryan should be given the opportunity to show that she can be the DA that her admirers envisioned.

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You’re tired, they’re cranky, and it may seem impossible. . . but, cheer up, here are some easy dinner ideas.

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The MBTA subway station opened in Somerville and is the first new stop since 1987.

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endorsement | Democratic primary

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The Globe’s editorial board writes that Ryan should be given the opportunity to show that she can be the DA that her admirers envisioned.

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