US fighting Afghan soldiers’ release, lawyer says

Federal officials are fighting the soldiers’ bid to be released from jail as they seek asylum, their lawyer says.

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Members of the Mass. congressional delegation have been asked to pony up at least $25,000 each from their political funds.

Teen charged in sex assault previously freed in other cases

Rashad Deihim is charged with participating in an alleged sexual assault that was captured on a social media application.

A clash of styles in contest to lead Boston’s NAACP

The fierce race to lead the Boston NAACP has awakened sections of the city amid a low-wattage governor’s race.

BetaBoston

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Wayfair-Series-B-IPO.jpg Wayfair goes public, will start trading Thursday

The Boston-based online retailer of home goods priced its shares at $29, giving it a market cap of $2.4 billion.

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The patient had told health care workers he was visiting from Liberia, but that information was not widely shared, an official said.

A rendering of a 47-story office tower, one of six buildings proposed for Government Center site.

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

High hopes raised for Government Center Garage site

Architect Cesar Pelli has designed a dramatic, 528-foot glass skyscraper for Boston’s Government Center area.

Ty Burr | Critic’s Notebook

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/gonegirl.jpg In ‘Gone Girl,’ a twisted view of modern marriage

Is the view of marriage promulgated by “Gone Girl” hopelessly bleak or more honest than a lot of us care to admit?

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

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New thermal imaging cameras turn iPhones or Androids into heat-seeking sensors that can spot warm bodies or objects.

christopher l. gasper

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In Foxborough, keen questions were asked, non-answers were interrupted, and accountability was sought.

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 29: Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs is tripped up by Logan Ryan #26 of the New England Patriots during the first quarter at Arrowhead Stadium on September 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

ben volin | on football

Patriots defense was just as bad as offense against Chiefs

Basic tackling was among the many issues that stood out on tape in New England’s loss to Kansas City.

Double Shot

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/JoeyKramer(4)%20(1)-4754--90x90.jpg Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer is Rockin’ & Roastin’

Kramer launched a new coffee company and recently began distributing it in single-serving cups for the Keurig.