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Governors try to broker a Market Basket deal

Massachusetts’ Deval Patrick and New Hampshire’s Maggie Hassan brokered negotiations Sunday, but a deal remained elusive.

Change at the top in bid for marijuana permits

The executive director of a firm that won provisional licenses for two Mass. dispensaries resigned this weekend.

Teen jobs fall short of Boston’s target

Thousands of teens have found jobs this summer, but thousands more remain unemployed and looking for work despite the efforts of political leaders.

Helen Shaw talked to people during a rally in Ferguson, Mo., on Sunday.

AP

Many strive to put violence-torn Ferguson on new course

Residents and visitors are searching for ways to bring about the change that has often eluded the nation after similar crises.

UMass Amherst’s Eric Poehler plans to downsize an archeological project in Pompeii.

Researchers decry limits on drones

Scholars are warning the FAA’s rules on drones jeopardizes their work and undermines basic education.

The Nation

Researchers decry limits on drones

UMass Amherst’s Eric Poehler plans to downsize an archeological project in Pompeii.

By Jessica Meyers

Scholars are warning the FAA’s rules on drones jeopardizes their work and undermines basic education.

Many strive to put violence-torn Ferguson on new course

Helen Shaw talked to people during a rally in Ferguson, Mo., on Sunday.

By Akilah Johnson

Residents and visitors are searching for ways to bring about the change that has often eluded the nation after similar crises.

Autopsy shows Mo. teen was shot at least 6 times

By Francis Robles

A preliminary private autopsy performed Sunday found an unarmed black teenager was shot twice in the head.

The World

Buoyed Kurds try to retake strategic dam

Kurdish forces approached the Mosul Dam and the city of Mosul Sunday.  The dam, which fell to the insurgents this month, supplies electricity to a large part of Iraq.

By Azam Ahmed

The Kurds are seizing on the momentum of focused US airstrikes in recent days.

Liberian clinic for Ebola patients plundered

Health workers in protective clothing prepared to remove an abandoned body with Ebola symptoms from the Duwala market in Monrovia on Sunday.

By Jonathan Paye-Layleh

Residents of a slum raided a quarantine center, and took items including bloody sheets and mattresses.

Ukraine army advances on key rebel stronghold

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany spoke in Berlin about talks held over the weekend on the Ukraine conflict. The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, and France also participated in the meetings.

By Andrew E. Kramer

The Ukrainian military is chipping at one of the cornerstones of the pro-Russian rebels’ disintegrating virtual state.

Editorial & Opinion

JOHN E. SUNUNU

College sports should be taxed

By John E. Sununu

Why on earth does a multibillion-dollar enterprise get nonprofit status?

opinion | Gina Ford and Steve Brittan

Plan better, give new life to waterfront

From the Charles River to the central harbor to the burgeoning Seaport District, much can be done to create the 21st-century waterfront that residents crave.

By Gina Ford and Steve Brittan

Much can be done to create the 21st-century waterfront that residents crave.

JAMES CARROLL

US vs. Islamic State: Don’t out-zealot the zealots

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivers a sermon at a mosque in Iraq in this image posted on a militant website in July.

By James Carroll

Aware that no nation is ordained by God, we must rededicate ourselves to international structures of democratic politics.

Metro

Change at the top in bid for marijuana permits

By Kay Lazar, Shelley Murphy and Todd Wallack

The executive director of a firm that won provisional licenses for two Mass. dispensaries resigned this weekend.

Democrats vying for governor power up primary effort

On Sunday, Democratic rivals geared up for the gubernatorial primary in September. Don Berwick attended the August Moon Festival in Quincy, where he cuddled two rabbits with a sun conure parrot perched on his shoulder. Martha Coakley greeted voters in the community room of Inwood West Apartment Homes in Woburn. And Steve Grossman spoke at an ice cream meet-and-greet with seniors in Lynn.

By Joshua Miller

After months of a quiescent gubernatorial race, a wide swath of voters are on the precipice of finally tuning in.

Mattapan man dies making sky dive in Pepperell

By Nestor Ramos and Oliver Ortega

It is unknown whether an equipment malfunction led to his death, according to authorities.

Business ǀ Science

Teen jobs fall short of Boston’s target

Keturah Brewster has a 25-hours-a-week summer job at the Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation. A  recent Boston Latin School grad, she heads to college soon.

By Megan Woolhouse

Thousands of teens have found jobs this summer, but thousands more remain unemployed and looking for work despite the efforts of political leaders.

Governors try to broker a Market Basket deal

Governor Deval Patrick continued negotiations between factions of the Demoulas family into the night on Sunday.

By Casey Ross

Massachusetts’ Deval Patrick and New Hampshire’s Maggie Hassan brokered negotiations Sunday, but a deal remained elusive.

Market Basket rival chains treading carefully

Competitors have kept quiet about the Market Basket boycott, wary of alienating customers loyal to the company, some of whom held a rally Saturday.

By Dan Adams

Loyal Market Basket customers have brought sales to competitors, as well as business and public relations challenges.

Obituaries

John Frechette, 71; went extra yard for BC

Mr. Frechette, shown celebrating BC ’s 10-8 victory over Holy Cross in 1964, was a two-way starter at tackle during three winning seasons

By Marvin Pave

Mr. Frechette cherished his time on the gridiron for Boston College in the early 1960s and the teammates who became lifelong friends.

Sophie Masloff, at 96; first woman to serve as mayor of Pittsburgh

Mrs. Masloff was kissed by a sea lion during a visit to the Ptitsburgh Zoo & Aquarium in 2011.

By Kevin Begos

Mrs. Masloff rose from a tax clerk to become Pittsburgh’s first female mayor.

Terence Todman, at 88; ambassador overcame US Foreign Service bias against blacks

By Emily Langer

Mr. Todman served as US ambassador to six nations during a four-decade career in which he became the senior African-American diplomat.

Sports

Astros 8, Red Sox 1

Astros rough up Red Sox in series finale

Marwin Gonzalez (9) pursues Daniel Nava in a rundown at second base after he tried to stretch a double during the third inning.

By Julian Benbow

Jose Altuve hit his first career grand slam as the Astros took advantage of Red Sox mistakes.

ben volin | on football

Projecting the Patriots’ 53-man roster

The Patriots should consider trading backup quarterback Ryan Mallett.

By Ben Volin

Will Ryan Mallett make the cut? Ben Volin predicts the players the Patriots will carry into the season.

Polo isn’t just for those on their high horses

The Globe’s Shira Springer, aboard her borrowed polo pony Doc, tries her hand at polo at the Joseph F. Poor Memorial Arena.

By Shira Springer

While the wealthy gain notoriety for their polo games, the sport remains accessible to the middle class, too.

G: Health

Innovative Museum of Science programs help workers get healthier

Jennifer Sullivan, who has lost more than 70 pounds, tries out an interactive walking display at the Museum of Science.

By Karen Weintraub

The museum’s workplace weight-loss program has helped employees drop more pounds than similar efforts.

Sheldon Krimsky

Q&A with Sheldon Krimsky

By Karen Weintraub

Krimsky, a longtime Tufts University professor, has written or edited 13 books about science and society.

Daily Dose

Screening for new breast cancer genes leaves women with tough choices

By Deborah Kotz

There are a host of more recently identified mutations which can make prevention choices much more complex.

More Stories

Health Answers

Can migraines be prevented without drugs?

By Courtney Humphries

Television Review

Pamela Smart documentary challenges familiar narrative

By Matthew Gilbert

Music Review

Jackson Browne running on full tank

By Sarah Rodman

Opera Review

Philharmonia Baroque revives ‘Teseo’

By David Weininger

Book Review

‘The Organized Mind’ by Daniel J. Levitin

By Michael Andor Brodeur

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Critic’s corner

By Sarah Rodman

Medfield’s Uzo Aduba wins an Emmy

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Matthew McConaughey visits Fenway Park

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Jenny Dee plays for Lawn on D

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Bob Kraft helps Jon Bon Jovi with Ice Bucket Challenge

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Cape Ann Museum celebrates a new look

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Michael Sheen stops in at Cheers

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Celebrity News

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