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As kin, survivors watch, Tsarnaev pleads not guilty

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s relatives left the courthouse shortly after his arraignment.

Alleged Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev shuffled into the courtroom, appearing confident despite ankle chains and an orange jumpsuit, and pleaded not guilty Wednesday.

Representative William Keating (right) at a hearing in early May on the Marathon bombings.

Lawmakers say FBI thwarts inquiry

“I went to Russia and was given more information,” Representative William Keating said during a congressional hearing Wednesday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/07/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/lyn7-10-13arraignment5.jpg Lynn man accused of beating 3-month-old boy to death

Anthony Gideika was having a “difficult time” accepting the news that he was not the boy’s biological father, officials said.

Governor losing fight for big tax hike

As Governor Patrick faces the impending defeat of his latest tax proposal to fund transportation programs, he finds himself largely isolated on Beacon Hill.

Jennette Chaput spoke with Quebec provincial police on Tuesday about when she would be allowed back in her home. Her son Luc Therrien is at right.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

After the fireballs, death and dread fill Quebec village

Five days after a runaway train jumped the tracks and exploded, killing at least 20 with 30 more missing and presumed dead, the residents of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, remain stunned.

The Nation

Lawmakers say FBI thwarts inquiry

Representative William Keating (right) at a hearing in early May on the Marathon bombings.

By Bryan Bender and Noah Bierman

“I went to Russia and was given more information,” Representative William Keating said during a congressional hearing Wednesday.

After the fireballs, death and dread fill Quebec village

Jennette Chaput spoke with Quebec provincial police on Tuesday about when she would be allowed back in her home. Her son Luc Therrien is at right.

By Brian MacQuarrie

Five days after a runaway train jumped the tracks and exploded, killing at least 20 with 30 more missing and presumed dead, the residents of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, remain stunned.

Work resumes after student loan bill fails

By Philip Elliott

The defeat of a student loan bill in the Senate clears the way for fresh negotiations to restore lower rates.

The World

Egyptian officials order arrests of Islamist leaders

By David D. Kirkpatrick and Rick Gladstone

Egypt’s military-led government took further steps to cripple the Muslim Brotherhood, issuing formal arrest warrants for the group’s spiritual leader and other officials.

Rainstorms flood China’s Sichuan province

By Andrew Jacobs

Rainstorms that are said to have been the worst in five decades flooded large areas of southwest China and have killed more than 50 people across the country.

Suicide bomber kills Pakistani president’s guard

By Adil Jawad

A suicide bomber attacked a vehicle carrying one of the Pakistani president’s guards, killing him and two police officers, police said.

Editorial & Opinion

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The PETA enthusiast

German TV presenter Tina Kaiser sat in a cage wearing a bikini and a fur coat and with her legs and arms painted red in Munich, Germany.

By Alex Beam

Extremism in defense of the furred and finny is never a vice where PETA is concerned.

JOANNA WEISS

Authenticity and scandals

Eliot Spitzer spoke to reporters at a campaign event in New York on Monday.

By Joanna Weiss

That voters want to know precisely what they’re getting goes a long way toward explaining why there’s hope for Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer.

Jim Stergios

Madison Park school needs autonomy to succeed

By Jim Stergios

Two-and-a-half years have passed since Mayor Menino promised to make Madison Park Technical Vocational High School a model for the city and state. We have seen no such transformation.

Metro

As kin, survivors watch, Tsarnaev pleads not guilty

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s relatives left the courthouse shortly after his arraignment.

By David Abel and Eric Moskowitz

Alleged Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev shuffled into the courtroom, appearing confident despite ankle chains and an orange jumpsuit, and pleaded not guilty Wednesday.

Boy killed after state left him at home

By Peter Schworm and Brian Ballou

Child welfare officials allowed a baby to remain in a home where prosecutors said he was fatally assaulted by his mother’s boyfriend.

Governor losing fight for big tax hike

Governor Patrick faces the impending defeat of his latest tax proposal to fund transportation programs.

By Michael Levenson and Jim O’Sullivan

As Governor Patrick faces the impending defeat of his latest tax proposal to fund transportation programs, he finds himself largely isolated on Beacon Hill.

More Stories

Cape state senator, treasurer to run for governor

By Jim O’Sullivan and Michael Levenson

Yvonne Abraham

Change now, pay later

By Yvonne Abraham

Kayaker finds body; may be missing girl

By Colin A. Young and Nicholas Jacques

Kevin Cullen

A tale of two terrorists

By Kevin Cullen

Business

Group effort landed Copa service

The inaugural Copa Airlines Flight 718 from Panama City was welcomed to Logan Airport with a traditional water canon salute.

By Katie Johnston

The airline’s Boston-Panama City flight hatched from a long courtship from Massport and the state.

Market Basket CEO faces vote on ouster

By Casey Ross

The board of the Market Basket food stores is poised to fire CEO Arthur Demoulas in a reprise of the fighting that has riven the family in charge of one of the state’s largest supermarket chains.

Bernanke says stimulus measures will continue

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke at the Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge.

By Megan Woolhouse

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, who spoke in Cambridge Wednesday, said the US economy will need the Fed’s help for the foreseeable future.

Obituaries

Arthur Rosenthal, publisher of academic books, dies at 93

Arthur J. Rosenthal, founder of Basic Books, led Harvard University Press in the 1970s and 1980s.

By Paul Vitello

Mr. Rosenthal published intellectual masterworks in an era of fast-buck publishing and led Harvard University Press to solvency in the ’70s and ’80s.

Former US Rep., Conn. Treasurer Donald Irwin dies

The Norwalk Democrat served three terms in Congress, two years as state treasurer, and four years as mayor of his hometown.

Michael Mastromarino, dentist guilty in organ scheme, dies at 49

By Daniel E. Slotnik

The former dental surgeon became a tabloid sensation when he was charged with running a $4.6 million enterprise that plundered tissue and bone from bodies at funeral homes.

Sports

Tuukka Rask gets eight-year, $56m extension

Tuukka Rask’s gamble netted a megadeal for the goalie.

By Fluto Shinzawa

Rask’s future looks assured in Boston now with a contract that puts him in the upper echelon of NHL goalies.

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Red Sox win as David Ortiz sets DH mark

David Ortiz, left, hit a double in the second inning for his 1,689th hit as a designated hitter, breaking the major league mark held by Harold Baines.

By Peter Abraham

Ortiz set the MLB record for hits as a designated hitter as the Red Sox won their second straight in Seattle.

On basketball

Danny Ainge happy, but Celtics’ salary cap a concern

Celtics boss general Danny Ainge is hitting back at the perception that his team will not be competitive next season.

By Gary Washburn

Ainge is satisfied with the team’s recent moves, but acknowledges the Celtics need to condense salary.

G: Style

Boston’s great hotelier retires

Room attendant Marie Latouche shares a laugh with Denis.

By James H. Burnett III

Serge Denis, who transformed Boston’s high-end hospitality scene as the general manager of the Langham Boston, has retired.

Movie Review

‘Pacific Rim’ a rock-’em, sock-’em revelation

From left: Rinko Kikuchi, Idris Elba, and Charlie Hunnam are project members tasked with stopping monsters from the deep called Kaiju.

By Ty Burr

“Pacific Rim” is, hands down, the blockbuster event of the summer — a titanic sci-fi action fantasy with a heart, a brain, and something like a soul.

Television Review

‘Orange Is the New Black’: Yuppie, interrupted

Taylor Schilling (front) with Vicky Jeudy (left) and Dascha Polanco in the Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black.”

By Matthew Gilbert

The Netflix series is about a sheltered but defiant woman who finds herself in a quicksand of criminals.

Globe North

Schools reporting the most concussions among students

Schools north of Boston that reported the most concussions and head injuries for the 2011-12 school year.

EVERETT

Casino tax agreement sparks debate in Everett

Wynn Resorts has produced a large 3-D model of the casino it proposes to build on land in Everett.

By Kathy McCabe

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. believes the tax deal would give Everett a predictable amount of revenue, but his opponents say it would really be a tax break for the developer.

Medford

Wynn official seeks to allay Medford fears

By Kathy McCabe

An executive with Wynn Resorts pledged to work with local officials in Medford and surrounding communities as the company pushes forward with a plan to build a casino in Everett.

Globe South

State turns attention to invasive weeds in area ponds

Mary Ellen Schloss, Weymouth’s conservation administrator, with a length of fanwort fished out of Whitman’s Pond last Thursday.

By Johanna Seltz

About a third of the approximately 3,000 freshwater lakes and ponds in the state are affected by invasive plants.

Troublesome weeds seen choking area ponds

Fanwort

Troublesome weeds choking area ponds include Eurasian milfoil, fanwort, hydrilla, water chestnut, and phragmites.

Steps to help stop the spread of invasive plants

Tips on what you can do to help stop the spread of invasive species.

Globe West

State revises concussion reporting after weak response from schools

State requirements for tracking head injuries in football and other high school sports are designed to help school officials address student safety.

By Lisa Kocian

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has revamped the mandatory school reporting form for head injuries ahead of the Aug. 31 deadline.

Brookline

Police want video cameras rolling again

Brookline Police Chief Daniel O'Leary.

By Brock Parker

Two years after Town Meeting passed a resolution requesting removal of the town’s surveillance cameras, police are seeking permission to use 11 cameras 24 hours a day.

Forever 128

Route 128 networking event a chance to press the flesh

By Scott Van Voorhis

From Reading to Newton, local chambers of commerce are joining forces on Aug. 6 to put on a monster business-networking event.