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Rivals warn Partners’ growth will raise costs

Competing health care providers have “grave concerns” about a tentative pact allowing Partners HealthCare to acquire at least three more hospitals.

Adrian Walker

Evidence of bias against black judges

Black judges are rated far more negatively compared with their white counterparts.

Patrick airs $20m plan to combat opioid use

The multi-pronged approach includes expanding treatment programs, Governor Patrick said.

The Nation

Local names hard to find in Clinton’s book

HiIlary Clinton held a book signing Tuesdayat Barnes and Noble bookstore in New York.

By Matt Viser

None of the 635 pages in Hillary Clinton’s new book mentions Elizabeth Warren or Deval Patrick.

Hillary Clinton defends comments on her cash woes

People waited in line Tuesday in New York for a signing event with Hillary Rodham Clinton for her new book, “Hard Choices.” The tour will travel across the country.

By Jonathan Allen

The stumble on personal wealth plays into concerns among some Democrats that Clinton is out of touch with Americans on the issue of income inequality.

Tea Party-backed David Brat topples GOP heavyweight Eric Cantor

“Obviously, we came up short,” Representative Eric Cantor (with his wife, Diana) told his supporters Tuesday night.

By Jonathan Martin

Insurgent David Brat delivered a devastating loss to the second most powerful Republican in the House.

The World

Insurgents overrun Iraq army, seize key northern city

A woman was among the thousands who fled the northern Iraq city of Mosul as insurgents pushed toward Baghdad.

By Suadad Al-Salhy

Sunni militants spilling over the border from Syria seized control Tuesday of the northern city of Mosul.

Friendly fire kills 5 US troops in Afghanistan

A university lecturer was treated for his injuries after being kidnapped, then released, by Taliban fighters Tuesday.

By Ernesto Londoño

The airstrike hit a team of Afghan and US troops conducting a security operation ahead of Saturday’s presidential runoff election.

Taliban attack Pakistani airport again amid military raids

Remnants of a building damaged Sunday by Taliban mili-tants stood near planes at Jinnah International Airport.

By Declan Walsh

The assault caused no casualties and ended with the gunmens’ fleeing into a nearby slum.

Editorial & Opinion

JOANNA WEISS

Can a simple idea mean big change for women?

By Joanna Weiss

A conference will take up the topic of women’s pay and leadership opportunities.

SCOT LEHIGH

The Kayyem difference

Gubernatorial candidate Juliette Kayyem: “When did we become so dainty?’’

By Scot Lehigh

A first-time candidate impatient with political pieties, Juliette Kayyem is a big, lively personality.

JEFF JACOBY

Palestinians must accept Jews as neighbors

Construction crews still buid at the Jewish settlement of Brukhim, located near the West Bank village of Kufr al-Deek.

By Jeff Jacoby

What peace requires, above all else, is acceptance by the Palestinians that Jews are not interlopers.

Metro

Adrian Walker

Evidence of bias against black judges

By Adrian Walker

Black judges are rated far more negatively compared with their white counterparts.

Patrick airs $20m plan to combat opioid use

Governor Patrick outlined his plan at the William J. Ostiguy High School, a recovery high school in downtown Boston this morning.

By Brian MacQuarrie

The multi-pronged approach includes expanding treatment programs, Governor Patrick said.

Democrats forced to choose as convention conflicts with Boston pride parade

A gay pride flag was hoisted at Boston City Hall on Friday to open the city’s celebration of Pride Week through events including the Pride Parade on Saturday.

By Michael Levenson

The conflict is creating a genuine knot of angst and hurt feelings among gay and lesbian activists and Democrats forced to choose.

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Trial begins for brothers accused of One Fund scam

By Evan Allen and Martin Finucane

Wrentham woman charged with stealing $2.7m

By Martin Finucane and Jacqueline Tempera

Masked man enters 3 Brighton homes in early morning

By Jacqueline Tempera and John R. Ellement

Business

Rivals warn Partners’ growth will raise costs

The planned Partners expansion “takes an organization that’s already three times larger than everyone else and makes it four times larger,” said Dr. Howard Grant, Lahey’s chief executive.

By Robert Weisman

Competing health care providers have “grave concerns” about a tentative pact allowing Partners HealthCare to acquire at least three more hospitals.

Residential tower to join offices on Boston’s skyline

The proposed building is seen in center in this rendering.

By Casey Ross

Four Seasons will open a second Boston location in a 60-story tower that is slated to be the city’s largest residential building.

Harvard endowment chief Jane Mendillo to leave post

Jane Mendillo

By Beth Healy

Mendillo spent six years overhauling the world’s largest university investment fund after it lost billions in the financial crisis.

Obituaries

Lee Hyla, at 61; melded energy, complexity of rock, classical music

Lee Hyla, a former professor at the New England Conservatory of Music, wrote bracingly original scores.

By Jeremy Eichler

Mr. Hyla refused to turn his back on the genres he first loved, but also resolutely avoided any facile attempts at fusion.

Bob Welch, at 57; pitcher won 27 games, Cy Young Award

By Antonio Gonzalez

Mr. Welch was the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season.

Mona Freeman, at 87; actress got start as ‘Miss Subways’

By Margalit Fox

Ms. Freeman was 14 when she was named Miss Subways, a title bestowed on about 200 young women before the competition was retired.

Sports

Red Sox 1, Orioles 0

Brandon Workman shines as Red Sox shut out Orioles

Brandon Workman let neither the rain nor the Orioles get to him, allowing only one hit in the Red Sox’ 1-0 win in Baltimore.

By Peter Abraham

Brandon Workman allowed only one hit in 6 innings and Koji Uehara picked up his 13th save.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Does Will Middlebrooks have a place with Red Sox?

A string of injuries has been a source of great frustration for Will Middlebrooks.

By Dan Shaughnessy

Boston’s best hitter in spring training now looks as though he might be gone before the July 31 trading deadline.

Spurs 111, Heat 92

Spurs beat Heat, take 2-1 Finals lead

Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 29 points to help the Spurs seize a 2-1 series lead.

By Gary Washburn

Kawhi Leonard’s 29 points highlighted San Antonio’s impressive Game 3 win over the Heat in Miami.

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US OPEN

Pinehurst has retro look for US Open

By Michael Whitmer

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Red Sox don’t plan to be trade deadline sellers

By Peter Abraham

ON BASEBALL

Ben Cherington defends Stephen Drew deal

By Nick Cafardo

NBA Finals notebook

Rashard Lewis is seeking redemption with Heat

By Gary Washburn

BOYS LACROSSE

Hingham defeats Beverly in OT

By Emily McCarthy

Stanley Cup notebook

Rangers desperate for a win

By Amalie Benjamin

Massachusetts Open

Tim Ailes leads Massachusetts Open

By Jim Hoban

US OPEN NOTEBOOK

US Open notes: Bubba Watson plans to dial down driver

By Michael Whitmer

G: Food

A taste of Southern cooking in Acton

MAY 14, 2014--Acton, MA - Jim Willis cuts out doughinto biscuits (globe staff photo :Joanne Rathe section: food reporter: Michael Floreaktopic: 11dad)

By Michael Floreak

Jim Willis, father of two and grandfather of two, a retired chemist, joins his wife in the kitchen to make their Southern specialties.

Recipe for fried chicken

MAY 09 ,2014- ACTON, MA.- A platter of just fried fried chicken. Fried chicken Hoppin John, pickled shrimp, cheese sticks by John and Barbara Willis, originally from Charleston, SC, now living in Acton. (globe staff photo :Joanne Rathe section: food reporter Michael Floreak topic: )

Barbara Willis’s prefers liquid Crisco or Wesson oil and saves a bit of the fat for the next time to aid in browning.

Recipe for buttermilk biscuits

Kneading the dough gently for only about 10 strokes keeps them from getting tough in the oven.

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Cookbook Review

‘Fried & True’: chicken fried and the sides

By T. Susan Chang

sunday supper

Artichoke boil mimics crab boil, then come quesadillas

By Karoline Boehm Goodnick

Book Review

‘Third Rail’ by Rory Flynn

By Daneet Steffens

events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Names

Mass General draws stars

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Jack White to play Fenway Sept. 17

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Mocked by The Onion, MFA responds

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

LBJ show ‘All the Way’ headed for TV?

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

If the ring Fitz, wear it

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Sandra Bullock on Chris Evans: ‘We filed for divorce’

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein