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Death toll climbs in Gaza

A medic helped a Palestinian in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City, which was heavily shelled by Israel Sunday.

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At least 60 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers and officers were killed in one Gaza City neighborhood.

Dr. Ernest Amory Codman told his wife before he died in 1940 not to spend money on a headstone. Dr. Andrew Warshaw spent the last two years raising $20,000 from medical organizations for a granite and bronze memorial that will be dedicated Tuesday.

Honoring a once-scorned voice for medical openness

A group of doctors plans to make sure Dr. Ernest Amory Codman gets the wider appreciation he deserves this week.

At least 7 Market Basket employees fired, protesters say

The group of protesters posted a note listing a handful of people who had received termination letters.

Andrew Prince, a technician with the Boston School Department, installed a video camera in one of the school buses that will be used this fall.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff

Boston adds security cameras to school buses

Officials will be able to more thoroughly investigate reports of bullying, traffic accidents, and other issues.

Probation trial jury submitted 281 questions to judge

The submitting of questions has added a new dynamic to an already complex corruption case.

The Nation

A year after bankruptcy filing, progress in Detroit

The city of Detroit has threatened absentee landlords with the seizure of vacant derelict houses that violate city codes.

By Corey Williams

The results of a vote by creditors on whether to accept millions of dollars in cuts are expected to be released Monday.

Execution of Ariz. inmate is postponed

The preliminary injunction granted by the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a lower federal court.

Weather helping ease Washington wildfires

Mim Morris, seen through the windshield of a burned vehicle, searched the remnants of her house with her grandson and daughter near Malott, Wash.

Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are expected to descend on the wildfire-stricken state.

The World

Death toll climbs in Gaza

A medic helped a Palestinian in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City, which was heavily shelled by Israel Sunday.

By Anne Barnard and Isabel Kershner

At least 60 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers and officers were killed in one Gaza City neighborhood.

Kerry backs Israel but bemoans casualties

Secretary of State John Kerry will head to the Middle East to bolster regional efforts to reach a cease-fire.

By Brian Knowlton

In comments captured by a live microphone, Secretary of State John Kerry to express exasperation with the high civilian death toll in Gaza.

Iraq condemns Islamic State’s targeting of Christians

An Iraqi Christian family fleeing the violence in Mosul took refuge in Sacred Heart of Jesus Chaldean Church in nearby Telkaif.

By Sameer N. Yacoub and Sinan Salaheddin

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said the jihadists pose a threat to the minority community’s “centuries-old heritage.”

Editorial & Opinion

JEFF JACOBY

Democrats losing moral clarity on Israel

An Israeli soldier was silhouetted as he guarded a post overlooking Bethlehem last month.

By Jeff Jacoby

On the left, the Israeli-Arab dispute itself has been redefined.

JOHN E. SUNUNU

Harry Reid’s border problem

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks at a Democratic luncheon last week.

By John E. Sununu

The immigration crisis requires action from the reluctant Senate leader.

James Carroll

Sexual assault and a culture unmoored

Senator Claire McCaskill will soon introduce a bipartisan bill to strengthen federal protections of undergraduates.

By James Carroll

Why are the bureaucracies of academia so inept when it comes to keeping students safe?

Metro

Probation trial jury submitted 281 questions to judge

Former Probation commissioner John J. O’Brien and two top deputies are charged with unlawfully doling out jobs to the friends and family members of the politically connected in exchange for favors from state legislators.

By Milton J. Valencia

The submitting of questions has added a new dynamic to an already complex corruption case.

Boston adds security cameras to school buses

Andrew Prince, a technician with the Boston School Department, installed a video camera in one of the school buses that will be used this fall.

By James Vaznis

Officials will be able to more thoroughly investigate reports of bullying, traffic accidents, and other issues.

Honoring a once-scorned voice for medical openness

Dr. Ernest Amory Codman told his wife before he died in 1940 not to spend money on a headstone. Dr. Andrew Warshaw spent the last two years raising $20,000 from medical organizations for a granite and bronze memorial that will be dedicated Tuesday.

By Liz Kowalczyk

A group of doctors plans to make sure Dr. Ernest Amory Codman gets the wider appreciation he deserves this week.

Business ǀ Science

At least 7 Market Basket employees fired, protesters say

By Erin Ailworth and Dan Adams

The group of protesters posted a note listing a handful of people who had received termination letters.

Boston a big test for self-driving cars

Google’s self-driving car has radar, sensors, and mapping devices that identify common objects on roads and is programmed to navigate around obstacles such as orange cones.

By Jack Newsham

It could be a while before a self-driving vehicle can successfully navigate the treacherous streets of Boston.

Port of Boston said to add $4.6b to economy

By Megan Woolhouse

Businesses operating in the Port of Boston generated $1.2 billion in revenues in 2012, according to a report.

Obituaries

James Garner, at 86; antihero for whom viewers rooted

Mr. Garner starred on television as amiable gambler Bret Maverick and cranky sleuthJim Rockford. On screen, Mr. Garner, seen with his wife, Lois, usually got the girl.

By Bruce Weber

Mr. Garner was a wry and handsome leading man who slid seamlessly between television and the movies.

Otto Piene, at 86; created art installations that reached into the sky

In his “Lichtballett,’’ or “Light Ballet,’’ Mr. Piene assembled a continually changing arrangement of patterned light.

By Michael J. Bailey

Mr. Piene was the former director of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT.

Skye McCole Bartusiak, at 21; actress in ‘The Patriot’

Ms. Bartusiak played a militia leader’s daughter in the Revolutionary War epic.

Ms. Bartusiak was best known for her role in “The Patriot,” where she played the daughter of militia leader Benjamin Martin who struggled to speak with her father.

Sports

Rory McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy is headed to Augusta National next spring looking to join Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, Gary Player and Gene Sarazen as the only players to win all four of golf’s biggest events.

By Christopher Clarey

McIlroy hoisted the Claret Jug and claimed his third career major by shooting 70 Sunday for a 17-under tournament.

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Red Sox rolling after sweep of Royals

Jon Lester threw eight shutout innings to lead the Red Sox to a win on Sunday.

By Julian Benbow

Jon Lester pitched eight shutout innings as the Red Sox’ fourth straight win left them just six games below .500.

ACC’s John Swofford pleased with NCAA plan

By Michael Vega

“I don’t think it has to weaken the NCAA,’’ Swofford said of the restructured model that would give autonomy to the Power 5 conference schools.

G: Health

Specialty drugs transform lives — but at a cost

“If I didn’t have this medicine I’d probably be on oxygen all the time,” Cora Higson (with husband Bob at their Framingham home) says of Tracleer, a drug that lowers blood pressure in the lungs, easing Higson’s pulmonary hypertension.

By Felice J. Freyer

Expensive new specialty drugs offer hope to patients with rare and chronic illnesses — but also leave many worrying about paying for them.

Discussing egg freezing at Frost Ice Bar

Dr. Alison Zimon (left) and Dr. Rita Sneeringer of Boston IVF focused their message about egg freezing on the potential for “lifetime insurance” for having a child.

By Yasmeen Abutaleb

About 70 women were having drinks and learning about freezing their eggs as an option to prolong their child-bearing years.

Daily Dose

Survey says teens rank achievement above compassion

By Deborah Kotz

American teens value caring for others less than academic achievement and personal happiness.

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