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Primary rivals primed to spend in governor’s race

Charlie Baker’s camp hopes Martha Coakley is forced to overspend in the primary.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff; AP

Candidates are positioned to run a wave of political spots in a compressed period of time just before the Sept. 9 primary.

Protective gear was employed at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Two Americans with Ebola are getting an experimental drug.

Few preparations in event of Ebola in US

Medical ethicists warn that US medical facilities and states have few plans in place to allocate limited supplies.

Judge Patti B. Saris declared the mistrial after more than 30 hours of deliberations by the jury in the trial of Dr. Joseph P. Zolot.

Mistrial in Needham doctor’s drug case

Dr. Joseph Zolot is accused of irresponsibly prescribing drugs that resulted in the deaths of six patients.

Market Basket workers picketed at the company’s distribution center in Andover, where a job fair was held on Monday. Some part-time workers hurt by the dispute have been hired by rival Hannaford.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

Market Basket workers picket, defy job threat

Protesting employees held a boisterous demonstration at a company job fair, where few applicants showed up.

Jon Lester’s endorsement contract with People’s United ended upon his trade, representatives for the pitcher said.

With Jon Lester gone, so is Mass. Pike billboard

The People’s United Bank billboard featuring the former Red Sox ace was a sore reminder of Boston’s loss.

James Brady, 73; Reagan spokesman became champion of gun control

Mr. Brady, a White House press secretary, was wounded in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.

The Nation

Infected aid workers given experimental Ebola drug

An American aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus while in Liberia arrived in the United States from West Africa August 2 and was able to walk from an ambulance into an Atlanta hospital for treatment in a special isolation unit.

By Marilynn Marchione

The workers, Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly, are improving but the reason is unknown.

Judge rules Ala. abortion clinic law unconstitutional

By Jay Reeves

In a statement, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange said he disagreed with the ruling and would appeal.

Behind Toledo’s water crisis, a long-troubled Lake Erie

By Michael Wines

The mayor of Ohio’s fourth-largest city declared on Monday that the water was now safe and took a sip.

The World

Israel slows Gaza attacks, says tunnels destroyed

By Steven Erlanger

Israel claimed it had achieved most of its objectives, and was pressured by Western allies to stop causing civilian casualties in Gaza.

Ukrainian soldiers enter Russia

Ukrainian soldiers rested in a camp near the Russian town of Gukovo, several miles from the Ukrainian border. Russia and Ukraine split on the reason the forces entered Russia.

By Laura Mills

More than 400 Ukrainian soldiers crossed into Russia, although the two sides gave conflicting accounts as to why they did it.

Summit tackles African concerns

By Deb Riechmann

The Obama administration sought to strengthen ties with Africa at an unprecedented summit with dozens of African leaders.

Editorial & Opinion

Derrick Z. Jackson

Pricing out state university students

Richard Freeland, higher education commissioner, warns of the increasing debt burden on state university students.

By Derrick Z. Jackson

Lower funding from Mass. means that students at state universities will see higher bills.

Farah Stockman | third in a six-part series

Climbing the socioeconomic ladder out of Mission Hill

By Farah Stockman

Two people who succeeded did so in large part because of their support network.

editorial

Walmart check-cashing serves the ‘underbanked’

Walmart is the dominant check-cashing operation in Mass. and charges $3 per transaction, much less than some competitors.

Metro

Primary rivals primed to spend in governor’s race

Charlie Baker’s camp hopes Martha Coakley is forced to overspend in the primary.

By Jim O’Sullivan

Candidates are positioned to run a wave of political spots in a compressed period of time just before the Sept. 9 primary.

Few preparations in event of Ebola in US

Protective gear was employed at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Two Americans with Ebola are getting an experimental drug.

By Deborah Kotz

Medical ethicists warn that US medical facilities and states have few plans in place to allocate limited supplies.

Mistrial in Needham doctor’s drug case

Judge Patti B. Saris declared the mistrial after more than 30 hours of deliberations by the jury in the trial of Dr. Joseph P. Zolot.

By Maria Cramer

Dr. Joseph Zolot is accused of irresponsibly prescribing drugs that resulted in the deaths of six patients.

More Stories

City DPW worker held in heroin case

By Zachary T. Sampson

3 stabbed in S. Boston; homophobic slur alleged

By Trisha Thadani and John R. Ellementand John R. Ellement

Worcester

Three men found dead in apartment

By Rachel Riley

Waldoboro, Maine

Teen cyclist killed by truck

Newton

Worker injured in collapse of wall

By Kiera Blessing

Anderson bridge proposal backed

By Travis Andersen

Business

Market Basket workers picket, defy job threat

Market Basket workers picketed at the company’s distribution center in Andover, where a job fair was held on Monday. Some part-time workers hurt by the dispute have been hired by rival Hannaford.

By Jack Newsham and Casey Ross

Protesting employees held a boisterous demonstration at a company job fair, where few applicants showed up.

With Jon Lester gone, so is Mass. Pike billboard

Jon Lester’s endorsement contract with People’s United ended upon his trade, representatives for the pitcher said.

By Deirdre Fernandes

The People’s United Bank billboard featuring the former Red Sox ace was a sore reminder of Boston’s loss.

Steven Syre

Note to Demoulas cousins: It’s not all about you

Protesters gathered Monday in Andover ouside a Market Basket job fair.

By Steven Syre

While the Demoulas family wages an internal war, Market Basket employees are paying the price.

Obituaries

James Brady, 73; Reagan spokesman became champion of gun control

By James Barron

Mr. Brady, a White House press secretary, was wounded in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.

Charles Larson, 77; twice led Naval Academy

By Paul Vitello

Admiral Larson was awarded seven Distinguished Service Medals, two of them for his command of the nuclear attack submarine Halibut.

Sports

New Red Sox Joe Kelly eager to face ex-teammates

New Red Sox Joe Kelly’s fastball sits at 96 miles per hour and he throws one of the hardest sinkers in the game. Lenny Ignelzi/Associated Press

By Peter Abraham

Kelly will start against one of his best friends, Shelby Miller. “It’s going to be fun,” he said.

Christopher L. Gasper

Redskins name needs to be changed

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder is at the center of a controversy over the team’s name. Alex Brandon/Associated Press

By Christopher L. Gasper

What’s in a name? If you’re the Redskins it’s a disregard for the feelings of Native Americans.

Ben Volin | On football

Patriots DBs must be aware of new emphasis on rules

There was no shortage of contact at practice Monday — but there were no officials on site, either. AP Photo/Jay Paul

By Ben Volin

Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner love to get physical, but the NFL is cracking down this season.

G: Living

Do you suffer from RSVP rage?

Kerri Garbis, the president of Ovation Communication in Littleton, is a self-described RSVP vigilante.

By Beth Teitell

With the summer entertaining season in full swing, and the fall social swirl looming, hosts are fuming as guests don’t reply to invitations.

Frame by Frame

A colorful scene in masterful shades of gray

By Sebastian Smee

The work, which was painted by Louis-Leopold Boilly in 1810 and hangs in the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, is painted in shades of gray.

Album review | ROCK

Spoon, ‘They Want My Soul’

By Sarah Rodman

Quirky Austin combo Spoon returns with a brisk, blithe new album.

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