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Boston, Mohegan Sun near deal on Revere casino

The deal has Mohegan Sun paying the city to offset a Revere casino, but would not allow East Boston residents to hold a binding vote.

US alleges Robert DeLeo had deal with probation officials

Evidence will be introduced confirming a quid pro quo agreement for jobs between the House speaker and probation officials.

In this file courtroom sketch, defendant Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, sat during a hearing in federal court in Boston.

Tsarnaev in spotlight at trial of college friend

Prosecutors say Azamat Tazhayakov had plenty of reason to suspect that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had played a role in the Marathon bombings.

James Merrill is accused of helping to mastermind a $1 billion business fraud, one of the biggest of all time.

Stunned, friends rally behind TelexFree cofounder

Neighbors called him the consummate family man, but James Merrill is now awaiting trial for allegedly helping run one of the largest pyramid schemes ever.

A student and a lab technician collected biomass core samples of sediment (at left) in Dorothy Cove in Nahant for the Northeastern University Marine Science Center.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

In Nahant, NU eyes federal funds for climate research

Northeastern’s pursuit of research money for its marine science center provides a case study of how universities are competing for federal dollars.

The Nation

In Nahant, NU eyes federal funds for climate research

A student and a lab technician collected biomass core samples of sediment (at left) in Dorothy Cove in Nahant for the Northeastern University Marine Science Center.

By Tracy Jan

Northeastern’s pursuit of research money for its marine science center provides a case study of how universities are competing for federal dollars.

Diocese faults abuse claim, settles anyway

By Alan Scher Zagier

The Archdiocese of St. Louis announced a confidential settlement but questioned the truth of a 22-year-old woman’s statement that she was molested as a girl.

N.Y. allows medical marijuana, with tough limits

New York officials and medical marijuana advocates joined Governor Andrew Cuomo for Monday’s signing ceremony.

By David Klepper

New York has become the 23rd state to authorize marijuana as a medical treatment — though it will have one of the more restrictive programs in the country.

The World

Israel calls up 1,500 troops, masses forces at Gaza

A ball of fire followed an Israeli airstrike Monday on Gaza International Airport in Rafah, southern Gaza.

By Isabel Kershner

Israel and the militant group Hamas seemed set on a collision course, with an escalation of cross-border clashes around the Gaza Strip.

Abuse victim calls meeting Pope Francis a ‘life changing experience’

Pope Francis.

By Inés San Martín

Peter Saunders, 57, was one of six abuse victims who met with the pope Monday at the Vatican.

Key access bridges in Ukraine destroyed

A Ukrainian government soldier Monday walked past wrecked vehicles left by pro-Russia insurgents in Slovyansk.

By Yuras Karmanau

After Ukrainian forces’ seizure of a key rebel stronghold in the east, the major cities of Donetsk and Luhansk could be the next focus of major fighting.

Editorial & Opinion

TOM KEANE

Walsh will meet obstacles in building a late-night city

By Tom Keane

Uh oh, it appears that Boston’s pell-mell rush to be party capital of the world is now on hold.

PAUL MCMORROW

Marty Walsh takes the reins on Allston toll plaza project

By Paul McMorrow

The mayor is inserting himself into a dustup between transportation officials and Allston residents.

OPINION | Kent Greenfield

The Supreme Court’s subterfuge

he Supreme Court ruled that some businesses can, because of their religious beliefs, choose not to comply with requirement that contraception coverage be provided to workers at no extra charge.

By Kent Greenfield

With the Hobby Lobby case, the public has been had. And so has Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Metro

US alleges Robert DeLeo had deal with probation officials

Robert DeLeo (above) has repeatedly denied he ever had an agreement with John O’Brien, and his office would not comment Monday.

By Milton J. Valencia

Evidence will be introduced confirming a quid pro quo agreement for jobs between the House speaker and probation officials.

Boston, Mohegan Sun near deal on Revere casino

Mayor Marty Walsh

By Mark Arsenault

The deal has Mohegan Sun paying the city to offset a Revere casino, but would not allow East Boston residents to hold a binding vote.

Tsarnaev in spotlight at trial of college friend

In this file courtroom sketch, defendant Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, sat during a hearing in federal court in Boston.

By Patricia Wen

Prosecutors say Azamat Tazhayakov had plenty of reason to suspect that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had played a role in the Marathon bombings.

More Stories

Patients sue Massachusetts for access to marijuana

By Shelley Murphy and Kay Lazar

Kevin Cullen

Joe Finn the right leader for Boston fire

By Kevin Cullen

Fire damages Revere building

By Trisha Thadani

Heavy winds, storms march through Bay State

By Martin Finucane, and Kiera Blessing & Derek J. Anderson

Business

Stunned, friends rally behind TelexFree cofounder

James Merrill is accused of helping to mastermind a $1 billion business fraud, one of the biggest of all time.

By Beth Healy

Neighbors called him the consummate family man, but James Merrill is now awaiting trial for allegedly helping run one of the largest pyramid schemes ever.

Motorcyclists due $15m in refunds

By Deirdre Fernandes

The settlement amount is the largest in an investigation by the attorney general’s office into motorcycle insurance practices.

Developer alters look of Middlesex Courthouse site

An architectural rendering of the new plan to redevelop the Middlesex Courthouse in East Cambridge. It is strikingly different from the original proposal for a glass-walled tower.

By Casey Ross

A prior proposal by the company was blocked by neighbors and city officials over concerns about its height and traffic impacts.

Obituaries

Eduard Shevardnadze, at 86; ex-Georgian president

By Misha Dzhindzhikhashvili

Mr. Shevardnadze was a key figure in revolutions abroad and the victim of one at home.

Sports

White Sox 4, Red Sox 0

Inept Red Sox fall to White Sox

David Ortiz, who was forced at second for the final out of the game, walks off the field as the White Sox celebrate their win in the background.

By Peter Abraham

In the kind of game that has become all-too-regular, the Red Sox were locked down at the plate in the loss.

Rajon Rondo says he’s OK with Celtics’ draft

Rajon Rondo

By Baxter Holmes

Rondo said he isn’t allowing the selection of fellow point guard Marcus Smart to affect him. “I don’t think nothing of it,” he said.

on basketball

Danny Ainge still working on Kevin Love deal

Danny Ainge hopes he can get Flip Saunders to part with forward Kevin Love (above). Ann Heisenfelt/Associated Press

By Gary Washburn

The Celtics have been quiet so far, but Ainge is convinced he can devise a package to land Love.

G: Living

Disc golf taking off in New England

Jeff Fleury (left) and Cooper Arnold watch a shot during the Eastern Massachusetts Championships of disc golfing at the Pye Brook Park Course in Topsfield.

By Patricia Harris and David Lyon

Like all deceptively simple games, the devil is in the details. Formalized in the 1970s, the sport has been growing exponentially ever since.

Some top Bay State disc golf courses

Some top Bay State disc golf courses

Frame by Frame

Bernardo Strozzi’s true calling confirmed by ‘Calling’

By Sebastian Smee

Strozzi’s “The Calling of Saint Matthew” is one of the most riveting paintings in the collection of the Worcester Art Museum.

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By Meredith Goldstein

Events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Ask Amy

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Names

MFA acquires Jamie Wyeth portait of JFK

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Zach Braff brings his new film to local Kickstarter supporters

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Emma Stone stays in Rhode Island for Woody Allen film

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Author to promote ‘Four’ in Framingham

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Addiction, recovery doc gets a screening

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein