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The feud between cousins Arthur S. Demoulas and Arthur T. Demoulas has been going on for years.

Joanne Rathe/Globe staff/file 2008

Market Basket board meetings the stage for family strife

The feud between Demoulas family cousins that has torn apart the Market Basket supermarket chain is on display in transcripts of company board meetings obtained by the Globe.

Carla Sheffield with her daughter, 10-year-old Zyariah, held a picture of her son, Burrell Ramsey White, who was fatally shot by Boston police in August 2012. Sheffield was on Boston Common Thursday evening, where people gathered as part of a national rally to protest the death of Michael Brown, 18, who was fatally shot by police in Ferguson, Mo.

Mo. teen’s killing reverberates in Boston

Black leaders and residents reacted Thursday with sharp questions about the fatal police shooting in a St. Louis suburb.

President Obama appeared before live television cameras on Thursday to address the crises in Iraq and Ferguson, Mo.

Obama vacation punctured by international, domestic strife

Not even a week into his Martha’s Vineyard vacation, President Obama has twice had to address crises.

About 400,000 in Mass. must seek new health plan

Those affected don’t have employer-sponsored health insurance and instead sought insurance through the state.

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‘Whitey’ Bulger appeals, calling conviction unfair

Lawyers for James “Whitey” Bulger urged an appeals court to overturn his conviction for participating in 11 murders.

The Nation

Obama vacation punctured by international, domestic strife

President Obama appeared before live television cameras on Thursday to address the crises in Iraq and Ferguson, Mo.

By Noah Bierman and Tracy Jan

Not even a week into his Martha’s Vineyard vacation, President Obama has twice had to address crises.

Mo. teen’s killing reverberates in Boston

Carla Sheffield with her daughter, 10-year-old Zyariah, held a picture of her son, Burrell Ramsey White, who was fatally shot by Boston police in August 2012. Sheffield was on Boston Common Thursday evening, where people gathered as part of a national rally to protest the death of Michael Brown, 18, who was fatally shot by police in Ferguson, Mo.

By Akilah Johnson, Brian MacQuarrie and Faiz Siddiqui

Black leaders and residents reacted Thursday with sharp questions about the fatal police shooting in a St. Louis suburb.

Highway patrol takes over security in Ferguson, Mo.

By David A. Lieb

Missouri highway patrol took over security operations from local police, and authorities agreed to accept Justice Department help in handling protests.

The World

Iraq’s al-Maliki gives up post to rival

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Thursday he would relinquish his post to another member of his Dawa Party, Haider al-Abadi.

By Sameer N. Yacoub

The embattled prime minister’s announcement ends a political deadlock that plunged the country into uncertainty.

Ukraine at odds with Russia over relief convoy

A Russian aid convoy drove just outside the Ukrainian border Thursday. Ukraine officials want the convoy’s cargo inspected by the Red Cross before it enters the country.

By Alexander Roslyakov

A Russian aid convoy of more than 200 trucks pushed up to Ukrainian border but then stopped, provocatively poised to cross into rebel-held territory.

Pope hails China from aloft

By William Wan

Pope Francis sent a telegram to the Chinese people, which was seen as a possible sign of thawing relations between China and the Vatican.

Editorial & Opinion

JOANNA WEISS

Marisa DeFranco enlivens race against John Tierney

Marisa DeFranco spoke at the state party convention in 2012.

By Joanna Weiss

Her candidacy raises an interesting idea: If Congress had a critical mass of absolute outsiders, what would it do?

SCOT LEHIGH

Super PACs — wealthy, loud, and not to be trusted

By Scot Lehigh

Because these entities will try to play a big role this year, it’s important to understand what they are really about.

CARLO ROTELLA

Where the data are driven by the tides

By Carlo Rotella

A brief stretch of information underload in a beach town is an antidote to the relentless stimulation by screens.

Metro

Slain teen’s parents describe grief as killer sentenced to life

Seth Mazzaglia was convicted of killing 19-year-old Elizabeth “Lizzi” Marriott.

By Claire McNeill

In their victim impact statements, “Lizzi” Marriott’s family and friends called Seth Mazzaglia an evil coward.

About 400,000 in Mass. must seek new health plan

Nearly 400,000 people in Massachusetts will need to reapply for health insurance before the end of the year, and many of them probably do not even know it.

By Felice J. Freyer

Those affected don’t have employer-sponsored health insurance and instead sought insurance through the state.

‘Whitey’ Bulger appeals, calling conviction unfair

James

By Shelley Murphy

Lawyers for James “Whitey” Bulger urged an appeals court to overturn his conviction for participating in 11 murders.

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Boy, 12, hit and killed by truck in Brockton

By Evan Allen and Travis Andersen

Adrian Walker

Ted Landsmark deserves to be on BRA board

By Adrian Walker

Tsarnaev defense seeking D.C. trial

By Milton J. Valencia

BOSTON

7 hurt in bus-vehicle collision in Roxbury

By Derek J. Anderson

Brentwood, N.H.

Man gets up to 67 years for beating, burning boy

By Holly Ramer

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MFA to celebrate Malcolm Rogers with parties

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Business

Market Basket board meetings the stage for family strife

The feud between cousins Arthur S. Demoulas and Arthur T. Demoulas has been going on for years.

By Casey Ross

Transcripts lay bare the enduring ill will among the feuding Demoulas family members and others vying for control of the grocery chain.

Convention center to debut area for lawn games

Outdoor furniture awaits the grand opening of the Lawn on D on Saturday.

By Callum Borchers

The Boston Convention & Exhibition Center is about to reveal a more spontaneous side.

Walmart lowers forecast as US sales remain weak

Sales at existing US stores were flat last quarter. Above, a supercenter in Rogers, Ark.

By Elizabeth A. Harris

Walmart reported a tepid quarter Thursday, with continued disappointing performance at its existing stores in the US.

Obituaries

Helen Johns Carroll, 99; was gold medalist in 1932 Olympics

Mrs. Carroll kept many Olympic mementos.

By Marvin Pave

Then known as Helen Johns, the 17-year-old won the gold medal mere weeks after graduating from Medford High School.

Pioneering Chicano artist Emigdio Vasquez; at 75

Mr. Vasquez, who used bold colors, had an uncanny ability to capture everyday people in dramatic moments.

By John Rogers

Mr. Vasquez was one of the most influential pioneers of the Chicano art movement.

Mary MacCracken, 88; writer on children with disabilities

Mary MacCracken in 1976. Her memoirs were made into television movies.

By Paul Vitello

Mrs. MacCracken’s memoirs were made into TV movies.

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Sports

RED SOX 9, ASTROS 4

Red Sox rally past Astros

Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez dove to tag out Houston’s Jake Marisnick in the 7th inning.

By Julian Benbow

A seven-run sixth inning allowed the Red Sox to open their home stand with their fourth straight win.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Roger Clemens sticks to his guns on PED issue

Roger Clemens made it into the Red Sox Hall of Fame but Cooperstown is a different story. Globe Staff/Photographer Jonathan Wiggs

By Dan Shaughnessy

“I know what I did in my career and how I did it,” the new Red Sox Hall of Famer said of his Cooperstown chances. “And I did it right.”

Rob Manfred is elected MLB commissioner

Rob Manfred.

By Ronald Blum

Manfred, the front-runner, beat out Red Sox chairman Tom Werner in the first contested vote in 46 years, and will succeed Bud Selig.

Capital

Two new mayors, two different paths

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh were seen following a meeting with President Obama and other newly-elected mayors.

By Andrew Ryan

Mayors Bill De Blasio in New York and Marty Walsh in Boston both campaigned on a message of economic populism.

Weekly poll

Voters support expansion of bottle deposit law

By David Abel

A new poll by the Boston Globe found that 62 percent of likely voters support expanding the state’s bottle deposit law.

For Markey’s Senate challenger, an uphill battle for ‘political reform’

US Senate candidate Brian Herr campaigns at the Bolton Fair in Lancaster.

By Bryan Bender

Brian Herr believes he has a chance to tap into disaffection with Washington — and that he does not need a big war chest to do it.

G: Arts & Movies

Stage review

Standout performances elevate ART’s ‘Finding Neverland’

Jeremy Jordan (left) and Laura Michelle Kelly play J.M. Barrie and Sylvia Llewelyn Davies in the musical “Finding Neverland” at American Repertory Theater.

By Joel Brown

Director Diane Paulus and the other creators of the headed-for-Broadway show are after an earthbound kind of magic.

Movie Review

‘The Giver’ repackages a classic

Brenton Thwaites (right) as Jonas. Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges (above) as the Chief Elder and Giver, respectively.

By Ty Burr

The market-driven retrofit almost but doesn’t quite kill what makes the story special.

Movie Review

Sampling Kuti in ‘Finding Fela!’

Director Alex Gibney (left) traces the life of Fela Kuti (above) and goes behind the scenes of the musical “Fela!”

By Ty Burr

A fine documentary about Fela Kuti, the outrageously charismatic Nigerian pop star who lived a life of high drama until his 1997 death.

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Movie Review

In documentary ‘The Dog’ gets his day

By Peter Keough

Art REview

Abstract art made approachable at the Clark

By Cate McQuaid

Book REview

‘Beethoven’ by Jan Swafford

By Colin Fleming

Classical Notes

ACRONYM brings early-Baroque to Electric Earth

By David Weininger

Scene & Heard

Pope joins the Arcitype in STL GLD

By Martín Caballero

Noisy Neighbors

Statik Selektah, ‘What Goes Around’

By Martín Caballero

Night Watch

Madame Burlesque at Cambridge YMCA Theatre

By Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Names

‘Gone Girl’ with Affleck grabs Entertainment Weekly cover

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Harvey Weinstein supports ‘Finding Neverland’

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Anna Shinoda gets quality time in Boston

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Jimmy Tingle’s video for Robin Williams

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Foodies lament Hamersley’s Bistro closing

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein