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Job-seeking twin sisters Deja and Dominique Singletary, 15, were at the Interfaith Youth Jobs Coalition.

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Walsh makes push to get struggling teens summer jobs

Mayor Walsh’s efforts come as economists describe the nation’s teen job crisis as a problem of Great Depression proportions.

Mitchell Chester, elementary and secondary education chief, disagrees the state is stagnating.

Mass. schools require dramatic change, report says

More than two thirds of employers in Mass. report difficulty hiring employees with the appropriate skills.

Besieged rail firm planning another MBTA bid

The Korean company accepts the blame for its 2½-year delay in delivering rail cars, but still plans to bid on a $1 billion subway contract.

In airwaves war, N.H. Democrats fret

In a sign of potential trouble for her campaign, Jeanne Shaheen and her supporters have been overwhelmed by the opposition’s barrage of ads.

Satellite spots more debris in search for Flight 370

China’s media reported that a plane crew spotted an object in the area identified by satellite imagery as possibly containing debris.

The Nation

In airwaves war, N.H. Democrats fret

“I’ve asked Scott Brown to sign the same pledge — his pledge,” US Senator Jeanne Shaheen wrote in the Conway Daily Sun.

By Matt Viser

In a sign of potential trouble for her campaign, Jeanne Shaheen and her supporters have been overwhelmed by the opposition’s barrage of ads.

Death toll rises to eight after massive mudslide

A massive mudslide Saturday between the towns of Darrington and Arlington in Washington state killed at least eight people and left more unaccounted for. Authorities said Sunday that searchers were flying over the 1-square-mile area in helicopters. Governor Jay Inslee (right, second from right) talked with Barbara Welsh, whose uncle was among the missing in Arlington. The slide blocked Highway 530 and destroyed as many as 30 homes.

By Donna Gordon Blankinship

At least eight people have died after a wall of debris swept through a riverside neighborhood in Washington state.

Health care law fight goes to justices

By Mark Sherman

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a religion-based challenge from companies that object to covering certain contraceptives.

The World

Satellite spots more debris in search for Flight 370

Search planes headed back to a desolate patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday.

By Thomas Fuller and Michael Forsythe

China’s media reported that a plane crew spotted an object in the area identified by satellite imagery as possibly containing debris.

Ukraine says top commander held after base stormed

By Jim Heintz

A Ukrainian air force commander was being held in jail Sunday after his base in Crimea was stormed by pro-Russian forces.

Ukraine to be focus of Hague nuclear summit

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov of Russia is attending the Nuclear Security Summit in place of President Vladimir Putin.

By Toby Sterling

Nuclear terrorism is officially the main topic for world leaders at a two-day summit in the Netherlands starting Monday.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Jennifer Graham

Massachusetts and moose: Meant for each other

By Jennifer Graham

It’s no wonder that N.H. and Maine promote moose-watching so aggressively, but it’s Massachusetts that protects them.

Opinion | Mike Ross

Be my banker, not my buddy

By Mike Ross

Some say that corporations are people, but last time I checked, they weren’t my buddies.

Opinion | Nathaniel P. Morris

In medical school, ‘the boards’ are a rigid hurdle

By Nathaniel P. Morris

The United States Medical Licensing Examination is a set of standardized tests that every doctor-in-training must complete to practice in this country.

Metro

Mass. schools require dramatic change, report says

Mitchell Chester, elementary and secondary education chief, disagrees the state is stagnating.

By James Vaznis

More than two thirds of employers in Mass. report difficulty hiring employees with the appropriate skills.

Besieged rail firm planning another MBTA bid

A Hyundai Rotem commuter rail car sat in South Station.  The state of Massachusetts spent $190 million for the cars.

By Matt Viser and Martine Powers

The Korean company accepts the blame for its 2½-year delay in delivering rail cars, but still plans to bid on a $1 billion subway contract.

GOP ballot may face challenge

Mark R. Fisher fell six votes short of winning a spot on the Republican primary ballot.

By Joshua Miller

A gubernatorial candidate aligned with the Tea Party threatened to sue the state GOP over the ballot process at the convention.

Business ǀ Science

Walsh makes push to get struggling teens summer jobs

Job-seeking twin sisters Deja and Dominique Singletary, 15, were at the Interfaith Youth Jobs Coalition.

By Megan Woolhouse

Mayor Walsh’s efforts come as economists describe the nation’s teen job crisis as a problem of Great Depression proportions.

A brain connected by Bluetooth to an artificial hand

Shiva Nathan built a robotic arm that moves based on signals generated by two mental states, attention and relaxation — a key first step in developing a functioning prosthetic.

By Hiawatha Bray

Westford teen Shiva Nathan has created a prosthetic arm that uses a headset and Bluetooth transmitter to move based on brain waves.

Lender Earnest opens in Boston with new approach

By Callum Borchers

Earnest is a new small-scale lending company that scrutinizes your income potential, habits.

Obituaries

Ronny Zinner, 70; Boston philanthropist

Mrs. Zinner served as president of the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation.

By Bryan Marquard

Mrs. Zinner never had to look far to see traces of her family’s lasting legacy.

Adolfo Suárez, 81; first Spanish prime minister after Franco

Mr. Suárez (left) aided his deputy prime minister, Manuel Gutiérrez Mellado, during a short-lived coup attempt in 1981.

By Raphael Minder

A lawyer by training, Mr. Suárez led a new generation of Spanish politicians who filled the power vacuum left by the death of General Francisco Franco.

Murray L. Weidenbaum, Reagan economist who pushed deregulation; at 87

Dr. Weidenbaum resigned because he was unhappy with the 1983 budget.

By Robert D. Hershey Jr.

Dr. Weidenbaum elevated government regulation of business to the forefront of public policy debate.

Sports

on baseball

David Ortiz gets peace of mind with extension

David Ortiz.

By Nick Cafardo

Ortiz settled again for a hometown discount for an assurance that he’s where he wants to be for the remainder of his career.

Red Sox may only have one spot open in bullpen

Will Brandon Workman win a spot on the regular-season roster?

By Maureen Mullen

With Craig Breslow likely to start the season on the disabled list, there appears to be a spot up for grabs in the Red Sox bullpen.

Red Sox notebook

Felix Doubront struggles again in Red Sox’ loss to Rays

By Maureen Mullen

Doubront went 4 innings, giving up eight runs on 10 hits, including a homer and two walks, with six strikeouts and a balk.

G: Health

Patients, advocates hope to ease a visible burden

John Wallace in his South Boston apartment, which he rarely leaves. Wallace has lipodystrophy, atypical distribution of fat caused by the interaction of HIV and the medications used to treat it in the 1990s.

By Jeremy C. Fox

Lipodystrophy — caused by a reaction to HIV medication — can cause pain and isolation, but treatment often is not covered by insurance.

Medical Mysteries

The itching hour

By Dr. Sushrut Jangi

Surprisingly, the most basic elements of the body’s suffering — pain, nausea, and a night of nocturnal itching — remain mysterious.

Daily Dose

Study fuels debate on linking dietary fats to heart disease

Getting a clear picture on how the body handles dietary fats is very complex.

By Deborah Kotz

Decades after Americans have switched from whole milk to skim, from butter to olive oil, nutrition researchers concluded saturated fat might not be so bad.

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