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Market Basket leaders make effort for deal this week

Warring factions of the Demoulas family made the commitment following several hours of negotiations late Sunday.

National Guard troops arrived at a mall complex that served as a staging center for police in Ferguson, Mo.

National Guard, AG sent to tense Ferguson, Missouri

President Obama will send Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to Ferguson, while the governor deployed the National Guard.

Officers and protesters were on the streets in Ferguson, Mo., Monday night.

Ferguson protesters split on tactics, agree life must change

The divide among protesters in Ferguson, Mo., echoes those in previous generations of civil rights struggles.

Pedestrians crossed at Beach Street and Harrison Avenue in Chinatown.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Most Boston pedestrian accidents go unreported

The state’s records on pedestrian accidents in Boston capture only a fraction of such accidents here, putting a crimp in safety efforts.

Spectators watched skydivers through cameras and binoculars at Jumptown in Orange.

Fatal plunge shakes but cannot halt fellow skydivers

At Jumptown in Orange, skydivers were undeterred by the recent death of a 37-year-old Boston man.

The Nation

National Guard, AG sent to tense Ferguson, Missouri

National Guard troops arrived at a mall complex that served as a staging center for police in Ferguson, Mo.

By Monica Davey and John Eligon

President Obama will send Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to Ferguson, while the governor deployed the National Guard.

Credibility concerns arise over prosecutor in shooting case

By David A. Lieb

The Missouri prosecutor overseeing an investigation into the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has deep family roots among police.

Revolt recalled in corruption trial of former Va. governor

By Jonathan Weisman and Ken Maguire

A longtime aide portrayed the governor’s wife as an unstable, angry woman who flirted with businessmen.

The World

Aided by US air support, Iraqis retake key dam

A peshmerga fighter flashed the sign for victory on top of an armored vehicle during fighting Monday east of Mosul.

By Helene Cooper

Iraqi and Kurdish special forces, backed by US warplanes, had retaken a strategically critical dam near Mosul Monday.

Rebels shelled convoy of refugees, Ukraine says

Refugees in Ukraine waited to board a bus on Monday before traveling to a camp in the Russian Siberian city of Irkutsk, where they are being relocated.

By Nataliya Vasilyeva

Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday.

Israel, Hamas to keep talking

By Mohammed Daraghmeh

Egypt late Monday announced a 24-hour extension in talks between Israel and the Hamas militant group.

Editorial & Opinion

TOM KEANE

Hillary is inevitable no longer

Hillary Rodham Clinton signs her book in Vineyard Haven last week.

By Tom Keane

Who will be the first to mount a challenge against Clinton?

PAUL MCMORROW

A shift in the waterfront tower wars

By Paul McMorrow

People who live in Harbor Towers are setting up the final round in a development battle that has dragged on for years.

Tim Cockey

Noms de mom

By Tim Cockey

Inanimate objects take on a kind of life of their own when they’re given names.

Metro

Most Boston pedestrian accidents go unreported

Pedestrians crossed at Beach Street and Harrison Avenue in Chinatown.

By Nestor Ramos

The state’s records on pedestrian accidents in Boston capture only a fraction of such accidents here, putting a crimp in safety efforts.

Fatal plunge shakes but cannot halt fellow skydivers

Spectators watched skydivers through cameras and binoculars at Jumptown in Orange.

By Billy Baker

At Jumptown in Orange, skydivers were undeterred by the recent death of a 37-year-old Boston man.

Massachusetts lawmakers stiffen animal cruelty penalties

By Brian MacQuarrie

The new regulations come nearly a year after a pit bull dubbed Puppy Doe was discovered starving and tortured in Quincy.

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Nantucket stunned by drowning of man who dived from building

By Matt Rocheleau and Travis Andersen

KEVIN CULLEN

Honoring the not so great and the not so good

By Kevin Cullen

FALMOUTH

Human remains found in woods in Falmouth

By Trisha Thadani

Business

Market Basket leaders make effort for deal this week

Market Basket employees and supporters continue their protest outside company headquarters in Tewksbury.

By Casey Ross

Warring factions of the Demoulas family made the commitment following several hours of negotiations late Sunday.

On banks, Mass. gives new agency an earful

File photo

By Megan Woolhouse

Massachusetts ranked among the top 10 states in lodging complaints about banks and other financial institutions.

Watertown golf course again site of insider trading case

Oakley Country Club was at the center of another SEC investigation in July.

By Deirdre Fernandes

For the second time in as many months, federal authorities have charged Oakley Country Club members with insider trading.

Obituaries

James Jeffords, 80; Vermont senator who left GOP

James Jeffords

By Paul Kane

Mr. Jeffords bent the arc of politics in a different direction when he switched parties in 2001, a time when the Senate sat deadlocked 50-50.

Fernand St. Germain, 86; R.I. congressman helped deregulate savings, loans

Mr. St Germain cosponsored a 1982 bill that deregulated savings and loans.

By Adam Bernstein

Mr. St Germain rose to chair the banking committee during 14 terms in the US House of Representatives.

Sports

ANGELS 4, RED SOX 2

Red Sox’ late rally comes up short

Red Sox relief pitcher Junichi Tazawa’s throwing error allowed two runs to score in the eighth inning.

By Peter Abraham

The Red Sox had the tying run at the plate in the ninth inning but could only score once.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Slumping Xander Bogaerts continues to plug away

Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts takes the throw from catcher Christian Vazquez as he cuts down the Angels’ Erick Aybar trying to steal second base to end the top of the fourth inning. Jim Davis/Globe staff

By Peter Abraham

Unlike fellow rookie Jackie Bradley Jr., Bogaerts has been spared a return trip to the minors.

Jackie Bradley Jr. takes demotion in stride

Jackie Bradley Jr. has been outstanding in center field but his struggles at the plate forced the Red Sox to send him back to Triple A Pawtucket. Elise Amendola/Associated Press

By Peter Abraham

“My confidence will never waver,” Bradley said after being demoted in favor of Mookie Betts.

G: Living

White-water rafting in Western Mass.

Rafters enjoyed white water during a trip on the Deerfield River.

By James Sullivan

Forget making the trip to Colorado. You can shoot rapids right here in Massachusetts.

Music Review

At Tanglewood, remembering Bernstein in bronze and music

Bramwell Tovey leading the BSO in Tanglewood’s first-ever performance of Leonard Bernstein’s  “Candide” on Saturday night.

By Jeremy Eichler

The benign spirit and generous artistry of Leonard Bernstein permeated a Tanglewood Music Festival weekend in which his presence was felt.

Stage Review

Potent ‘Sister Play’ explores the ties that bind

Brenda Withers (left) and Stacy Fischer in “Sister Play” at Harbor Stage Company in Wellfleet.

By Loren King

Familiar tropes are given a fresh and potent rendering in “Sister Play” by John Kolvenbach, which is having its world premiere in Wellfleet.

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By Steve Morse

Book Review

‘One Kick’ by Chelsea Cain

By Daneet Steffens

Events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

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