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 Ryan Perry took a group photo with Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Monday at Dennis Street Park in Roxbury, where Walsh and other officials gathered to announce public safety measures for the summer. The plan will include an increased police presence in Roxbury, Mattapan, and Dorchester to counter a heightened potential for violence.

Displays of unity

Ryan Perry took a group photo with Mayor Martin J. Walsh at Dennis Street Park in Roxbury, where officials gathered to announce public safety measures for the summer.

Chef Mario Batali at Eataly's in New York City.

Mario Batali to open restaurant at Fan Pier

The acclaimed chef with more than 20 restaurants worldwide, will serve wood-fired pizzas and pastas in Boston.

Duchess, a Poitou donkey, gave birth to a baby at Davis Farmland in Sterling. There is a naming contest for the baby.

Fanfare greets rare baby donkey

Although he has no name yet, the purebred Poitou donkey has many admirers in Sterling and beyond.

Supreme Court limits birth control coverage rule

The 5-4 ruling lets family-owned firms decline to include contraceptive coverage for religious reasons.

Rivals to biotech sector sprout all over

Now that Mass. is the undisputed leader in biotech and life sciences research, it faces a new challenge: staying on top.

Budget boosts pay for sheriffs, district attorneys

District attorneys get a 15 percent raise as their staff remain among the nation’s lowest-paid prosecutors.

Study finds top male scientists tilt toward hiring men

The most prominent male faculty in the life sciences at top US research institutions are training fewer women scientists than others, a study found.

The Nation

Supreme Court limits birth control coverage rule

Antiabortion advocates cheered in front of the Supreme Court after the decision was announced on Monday.

By Tracy Jan

The 5-4 ruling lets family-owned firms decline to include contraceptive coverage for religious reasons.

Obama plans new steps to revamp immigration

By Erica Werner

President Obama blamed a Republican ‘‘year of obstruction’’ for the demise of sweeping immigration legislation on Monday

Supreme Court clears ban on gay conversion therapy

By Lisa Leff

The first-of-its-kind California law would bar psychological counseling aimed at turning gay minors straight.

The World

Three abducted Israeli teenagers found dead

Mourners lit candles in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv after it was announced the bodies of three missing Israeli teenagers had been found.

By Jodi Rudoren

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened an emergency Cabinet meeting as calls for a tough response escalated.

Islamic state declaration could lead to split in Sunni ranks

Islamist fighters participated in a military parade through the streets of Syria’s northern Raqqa province, celebrating their declaration of an Islamic caliphate. An Iraqi militant with a US bounty on his head was proclaimed leader.

By Ryan Lucas

One uneasy ally has vowed to resist if the militants try to impose their strict interpretation of Shariah law.

Ukraine ends unilateral cease-fire

By David McHugh

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday that he is halting a unilateral cease-fire in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists.

Editorial & Opinion

PAUL MCMORROW

Boston needs ideas — from Somerville

The scene at Backbar by Journeyman in Union Square.

By Paul McMorrow

Somerville realizes change is coming, so civic leaders have rolled up their sleeves to make that change work for the city.

TOM KEANE

The First Amendment, loved and loathed

Abortion protesters stand in front of the Planned Parenthood clinic in Boston after the U.S. Supreme Court voided the state's buffer zone law that kept protesters 35 feet away, saying it violated freedom of speech.

By Tom Keane

As we’ve seen from recent court cases, the government can’t shield us from disturbing speech.

FARAH STOCKMAN

Why income inequality threatens world order

Demonstrators in front of the White House speak out against US intervention in Syria.

By Farah Stockman

Americans’ recent isolationism has more to do with income inequality than war fatigue.

Metro

Budget boosts pay for sheriffs, district attorneys

By Michael Levenson and Frank Phillips

District attorneys get a 15 percent raise as their staff remain among the nation’s lowest-paid prosecutors.

Study finds top male scientists tilt toward hiring men

By Carolyn Y. Johnson

The most prominent male faculty in the life sciences at top US research institutions are training fewer women scientists than others, a study found.

Gubernatorial candidates back campaign disclosure bill

By Jim O’Sullivan

All three Democratic candidates are backing a bill imposing new disclosure requirements on outside contributions.

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Bridgewater hospital suit delayed

By Michael Rezendes

KEVIN CULLEN

Atlantic City sees our folly of casinos

By Kevin Cullen

Fanfare greets rare baby donkey

By Zachary T. Sampson

Business

Mario Batali to open restaurant at Fan Pier

Chef Mario Batali at Eataly's in New York City.

By Casey Ross and Callum Borchers

The acclaimed chef with more than 20 restaurants worldwide, will serve wood-fired pizzas and pastas in Boston.

Cape Wind gets $150m boost

By Erin Ailworth

The US government is promising to back the controversial project, a sign that the offshore wind farm will move forward.

Employment opportunities expand for disabled workers

Neil McGrath answers phone calls about insurance claims and benefits for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. He uses a wheelchair and works from home in Marshfield.

By Katie Johnston

Technology is giving people with limited mobility, vision impairment, and other disabilities an increasing ability to work.

Obituaries

Hope Coffman, at 71; ushered in new era at Rockport library

Hope Coffman expanded offerings for patrons at the Rockport Public Library.

By Melissa Hanson

Ms. Coffman expanded offerings for the community.

Frank Cashen, at 88; architect behind the Mets’ 1986 World Series championship

Frank Cashen introduced Davey Johnson as the Mets’ manager in October 1983.

Mr. Cashen fashioned a New York Mets team that rollicked its way to the 1986 World Series championship.

Sports

CUBS 2, RED SOX 0

Cubs nearly no-hit Red Sox

Teammates converged on Jake Arrieta after Stephen Drew (7) broke his no-hit bid in the eighth inning.

By Julian Benbow

Stephen Drew’s two-out single in the eighth inning highlighted the little offense the Red Sox could muster Monday.

On soccer

US should have the stuff to beat the Belgians

Jurgen Klinsmann has plans to stay in Brazil until at least July 13 -- and he’s hoping those plans don’t change.

By John Powers

The US team is more experienced on the global stage than the Belgians, and they faced tougher rivals in World Cup group play.

on hockey

Bruins await Jarome Iginla’s decision

Jarome Iginla

By Fluto Shinzawa

The first line right winger must decide on whether to stay in Boston or seek a multi-year deal elsewhere.

G: Living

Jan Cellucci continues to fight against ALS

Paul Cellucci, the former governor at the Nov. 18, 2002, unveiling of his portrait, painted by Ronald N. Sherr, which was added to the Great Hall at the State House.

By Linda Matchan

After losing her husband Paul Cellucci to ALS, Jan Cellucci carries on his work -- raising money for research and a cure.

A Sunny Day in Glasgow gives breezy pop a noisy edge

Band members (from left): Adam Herndon, Ben Daniels, Jen Goma, Annie Fredrickson, Ryan Newmyer, and Josh Meakim.

By Maura Johnston

“Sea When Absent,” the just-released third album by the chaotic pop outfit A Sunny Day in Glasgow, is noisy and joyful and full of hooks.

Album review: POP

Robin Thicke, ‘PAULA’

By Sarah Rodman

Thicke makes a record that simultaneously listenable and repellent in an attempt to reconcile with his wife.

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Ab-Soul, ‘These Days...’

By Julian Benbow

Album review | EXPERIMENTAL POP

OOIOO, ‘Gamel’

By Maura Johnston

Album review | JAZZ

Carsie Blanton, ‘Not Old, Not New’

By James Reed

album review | roots-country

Corb Lund, ‘Counterfeit Blues’

By Stuart Munro

Book Review

‘Warburg in Rome’ by James Carroll

By Miles J. Unger

Movie Stars

Movie capsules

Events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Names

Brady and Bundchen get close in New York

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Shakespeare & Company’s has a Midsummer Night’s Celebration

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

ART founder Brustein feted on the Vineyard

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Back to the ’90s with Somerville Local First

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Local comedians competing for TV success

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein