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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/conference-13102.jpg Patrick delivers forceful speech on migrant children

Governor Patrick began to weep as he paraphrased a Biblical exhortation while unveiling his plan to provide temporary shelter.

Market Basket workers from two Fitchburg stores cheered as they left the rally in Tewksbury.

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Market Basket workers stand up for ousted CEO

More than 2,000 employees left their jobs to rally outside the company’s headquarters, despite threats of being fired.

Low-tech methods hinder BRA’s work

The agency’s compliance division, targeted in a recent audit, is largely run out of a single cubicle and with a crude database.

The Nation

Hillary Clinton backers try to woo left at Detroit conference

“There is no wiggle room. I am not running for president,” Senator Elizabeth Warren said.

By Noah Bierman

Few people at the gathering sounded hostile to Clinton, but several said they weren’t enthusiastic either.

Hillary Clinton backers try to woo left at Detroit conference

Vice President Joe Biden addressed Democratic activists at Netroots Nation in Detroit on Thursday.

By Noah Bierman

Few people at the gathering of liberals sounded hostile to Hillary Clinton, but several said they weren’t enthusiastic either.

Okla. same-sex marriage ban voided

Sharon Baldwin (left) and her partner, Mary Bishop, filed the case in federal court in Denver.

By Jack Healy

A federal appeals court said the law denied gay couples basic legal rights.

The World

Obama points at Russia as he calls for crash probe

President Obama said that one US citizen – Quinn Lucas Schansman – was on the flight.

By Matt Viser and David Filipov

President Obama said Russia supplied Ukrainian separatists with weapons that could have brought down the Malaysian airliner.

In this invasion, a less isolated position for Israel

Gaza City residents salvaged belongings from the rubble after an apartment building was hit by an Israeli missile strike.

By Jodi Rudoren

Western leaders appear more patient with this incursion into the Gaza Strip than on past occasions.

Leaders split on response to downing of Malaysian jet

Pro-Russian fighters walked at the site of the crashed jet.

By Alan Cowell, James Kanter and Dan Bilefsky

Beyond calls for an international inquiry, European leaders showed few signs of pushing for harsher sanctions on Russia.

Editorial & Opinion

opinion | Luke O’Neil

Problems with late-night revelers are not caused by the time of day

Customers sat at a Boston bar.

By Luke O’Neil

Maybe instead of pushing back last call we should curtail first call instead?

LAWRENCE HARMON

Ed-tech is the answer in Roxbury’s Dudley Square

The Ferdinand Building in Dudley Square.

By Lawrence Harmon

The area offers one significant advantage: its future as a center of educational policy and operations.

RENÉE LOTH

Don’t like gun violence? Stop funding it

State Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Steven Grossman ordered a review of the state’s pension portfolio in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting and reported that $27.8 million was invested in the gun industry — less than 1 percent of the total.

By Renée Loth

Millions of Americans hold retirement funds that include gun company stocks.

Metro

Patrick delivers forceful speech on migrant children

Patrick spoke on the immigration crisis.

By Michael Levenson and Oliver Ortega

Governor Patrick began to weep as he paraphrased a Biblical exhortation while unveiling his plan to provide temporary shelter.

Just 16, Karina Moreira battles cancer in her own style

Karina Moreira, shown celebrating her 16th birthday recently, has continued her fashion blog as she endures another round of chemotherapy.

By Kathleen Burge

The Malden High School sophomore has continued her fashion blog even as she endures more chemotherapy.

Market Basket workers stand up for ousted CEO

Market Basket workers from two Fitchburg stores cheered as they left the rally in Tewksbury.

By Erin Ailworth and Jack Newsham

More than 2,000 employees left their jobs to rally outside the company’s headquarters, despite threats of being fired.

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Thomas Farragher

Open Hearts Camp is a retreat for little survivors

By Thomas Farragher

Business

Low-tech methods hinder BRA’s work

Ayanna Pressley, city councilor at large, said she is angered by the lack of data collection.

By Casey Ross

The agency’s compliance division, targeted in a recent audit, is largely run out of a single cubicle and with a crude database.

Shire deal is year’s biggest in US

By Robert Weisman

By purchasing the Lexington biotech, AbbVie can claim an Irish address and a lower tax rate.

Students call on Dunkin’ Donuts to end use of foam cups

Scott Murphy, chief supply officer for Dunkin’ Brands, responded to a question by Maya Rubin of the Park School’s Styrofoam Club.

By Nina Joy Godlewski

The youngsters delivered a petition with more than 230,000 electronic signatures to company executives.

Obituaries

Elaine M. Brody, 91; expert researcher on elderly

By William Yardley

Mrs. Brody, a sociologist, began her research on the elderly in the 1950s.

Alice Coachman Davis, 90; first black woman to win Olympic gold

Alice Coachman, clearing the bar at five feet to win the high jump in National Track Meet.

By Richard Goldstein

Ms. Coachman captured the high jump for the United States at the 1948 London Games.

Kenneth Gray, 89; embraced serving as ‘Prince of Pork’

Kenneth Gray, shown traveling to campaign events in a helicopter, served in the House for 24 years.

By Emily Langer

Mr. Gray, an Illinois congressman, was known for the profuse federal spending he directed to his district during 24 years in Congress.

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Sports

Red Sox 5, Royals 4

Red Sox start second half with win over Royals

Jonny Gomes received a high five from Stephen Drew after pinch-hitting a two-run homer in the sixth inning.

By Julian Benbow

Xander Bogaerts and Jonny Gomes both hit two-run homers in the sixth inning to lift the Red Sox.

Rory McIlroy holds commanding lead at British Open

Rory McIlroy (12-under 132) is halfway home to his third major championship.. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

By Doug Ferguson

With a second-round 66, Rory McIlroy could turn the British Open into a runaway. Tiger Woods barely made the cut.

ON BASKETBALL

New Cavaliers coach David Blatt is used to pressure

Framingham’s David Blatt was hired by Cleveland after a successful run as coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv. David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

By Gary Washburn

David Blatt, who is from Framingham, now is charged with guiding the league’s most dominant player, LeBron James.

G: Family

Young ImprovBoston campers get lessons in timing — and confidence

Onstage at ImprovBoston’s ComedyCamp in Cambridge are (from left) Sophia Thomas, 11, Tommy Margaris, 12, Harrison Coiley Massing, 13, and Max Agigian, 13.

By Ethan Gilsdorf

Among the most popular of the theater group’s array of classes are its weeklong improv sessions for children and teens.

Television REview

In ‘The Lottery,’ extinction is not just science fiction

Marley Shelton (second from left) plays the head of a fertility laboratory in Lifetime’s new series “The Lottery.’’

By Matthew Gilbert

The Lifetime show gives us a world paralyzed by infertility.

Dance REview

A glamorous who’s who in ‘BALLET 2014’ at Jacob’s Pillow

New York City Ballet dancers Daniel Ulbricht, Tyler Angle, and Robert Fairchild in Jerome Robbins’s “Fancy Free” on Ulbricht’s program at Jacob’s Pillow.

By Janine Parker

The program includes a marvelous performance of Jerome Robbins’s “Fancy Free.”