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US, Arab allies strike militants in Syria

The US and allies unleashed a torrent of cruise missiles and precision-guided bombs from the air and sea.

Major Jan Mohammad Arash, Captain Noorullah Aminyar, Captain Mohammad Nasir Askarzada.

Fox News

Afghan soldiers left Cape, headed for Canada

The mystery surrounding their whereabouts drew national attention and sparked concerns about the three men’s motives.

 Governor Deval Patrick, shown Monday at an early childhood learning center in Quincy, defended his decision to remove two members of the Sex Offender Registry Board.

Patrick ousts two, with motive partly personal

Governor Patrick acknowledged that the sex offender agency shakeup was due in part to the handling of his brother-in-law’s case.

Carlos Ramos (left) and Francisca Alvarado, immigrants from El Salvador, have permission to stay in the United States, but immigration officials are trying to deport their son Carlos (with his back to camera).

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

US deporting children of parents allowed to stay

The Obama administration is deporting the children of adults they have allowed to remain in the United States.

Timothy McDaid had pleaded guilty to theft from a charity in 2011.

No alarms as Maynard pension official took $739,000

Timothy McDaid was able to steal from two organizations thanks to lax oversight, small-town politics, and poor communication.

Charlie Baker, who ran for the corner office in 2010 and lost women by 24 percentage points, has taken several steps in an attempt to avoid repeating mistakes of the past.

Domestic violence becomes issue in Mass. governor’s race

As headlines swirl with allegations against NFL players, the issue of domestic violence has found prominence in the governor’s race.

The Nation

White House intruder had ammunition, police say

A Secret Service officer stood guard near tourists outside the White House on Monday. Earlier President Obama praised the work of the Secret Service. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

By Michael D. Shear

Officers found 800 rounds of ammunition, two hatchets and a machete in the car of Omar Jose Gonzalez.

Protesters stage Wall Street sit-in over climate crisis

 Demonstrators staged a march and sit-in on Broadway Monday inacall for action on climate change. EPA/ANDREW KELLY

By Jennifer Peltz

There were reports of some isolated arrests of protesters, who police said did not obtain a permit for the rally.

Pa. police reportedly closing in on suspect in troopers’ shooting

By Dan Barry

The search for Eric M. Frein has narrowed to a few square miles near Canadensis, where he lived with his parents.

Editorial & Opinion

PAUL MCMORROW

Suffolk Downs’s silver lining: Location, location, location

The Suffolk Downs site is the largest open parcel in or around Boston.

By Paul McMorrow

The Gaming Commission’s decision clears the way for the largest development site in Boston to finally get on with its next act.

Farah Stockman

Ebola outbreak begs the question: Are cities hazardous to health?

People shop on Sept. 6 in Monrovia’s West Point slum.

By Farah Stockman

Today, the virus spreads in Liberia’s slums, where people have flocked from all over the country to find jobs.

TOM KEANE

Allston’s Green District: High-end housing without high-end prices

By Tom Keane

Boston could use a lot more developers like Bruce Percelay.

Metro

Domestic violence becomes issue in Mass. governor’s race

Charlie Baker, who ran for the corner office in 2010 and lost women by 24 percentage points, has taken several steps in an attempt to avoid repeating mistakes of the past.

By Akilah Johnson and Jim O'Sullivan

As headlines swirl with allegations against NFL players, the issue of domestic violence has found prominence in the governor’s race.

Afghan soldiers left Cape, headed for Canada

Major Jan Mohammad Arash, Captain Noorullah Aminyar, Captain Mohammad Nasir Askarzada.

By Peter Schworm and Bryan Bender

The mystery surrounding their whereabouts drew national attention and sparked concerns about the three men’s motives.

US deporting children of parents allowed to stay

Carlos Ramos (left) and Francisca Alvarado, immigrants from El Salvador, have permission to stay in the United States, but immigration officials are trying to deport their son Carlos (with his back to camera).

By Maria Sacchetti

The Obama administration is deporting the children of adults they have allowed to remain in the United States.

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Casino law ad focuses on jobs

By Mark Arsenault

Boy, 8, is killed in shed fire in Hyannis

By Derek J. Anderson and Travis Andersen

WAREHAM

Plymouth man killed in Wareham car crash

By Trisha Thadani

HYANNIS

Child, 8, killed in shed fire in Hyannis

By Derek J. Anderson

Business

No alarms as Maynard pension official took $739,000

Timothy McDaid had pleaded guilty to theft from a charity in 2011.

By Beth Healy

Timothy McDaid was able to steal from two organizations thanks to lax oversight, small-town politics, and poor communication.

EMC talked with HP, Dell

By Hiawatha Bray

The Hopkinton-based data storage giant EMC Corp. has been looking to make a deal with two titans of enterprise computing.

Kendall Square’s Volpe Center is a site with suitors

The US government is looking for developers to build at the Volpe Center in Kendall Square.

By Robert Weisman

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. is the second developer to express interest in building a life sciences complex on the 14-acre site.

Obituaries

Rosaria Hodgdon, at 92; broke through ceilings as architect, professor

Mrs. Hodgdon was the first female professor in the University of Oregon’s architecture department.

By Kathleen McKenna

Mrs. Hodgdon was a pioneering woman on the staffs of two prominent Boston architectural firms.

Eric ‘The Actor’ Lynch, at 39; Howard Stern’s irascible foil

By John Rogers

Mr. Lynch’s angry and often foul-mouthed rants endeared him to fans of Howard Stern’s radio show for more than a decade.

Kenny Wheeler, at 84; quietly influential jazz artist

Mr. Wheeler’s compositions were melodic but often veered in unexpected directions.

By Peter Keepnews

Mr. Wheeler was a jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist, and composer who was as comfortable improvising as he was writing challenging arrangements.

Sports

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

On review, Patriots offense wasn’t all that bad

Brandon LaFell was targeted eight times Sunday, which is a good sign. Jim Davis/Globe Staff

By Ben Volin

Yes, the line needs to improve, but Tom Brady spread the ball better vs. Oakland and there is a lot to build on.

GARY WASHBURN

Adrian Peterson’s actions reflective of cultural differences

Adrian Peterson remains away from the Minnesota Vikings while he awaits a trial date for reckless or negligent injury to a child. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson, File)

By Gary Washburn

Were the means by which Peterson disciplined his child fueled by tradition, ignorance, or both?

Red Sox aren’t giving up on Will Middlebrooks

The Red Sox say Will Middlebrooks has improved significantly at third base. It’s his offense — with a .522 OPS this year — that needs work this offseason. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

By Peter Abraham

Middlebrooks has a minor league option left and the Sox could retain him for one last shot at recapturing his 2012 swing.

G: Living

iFest offers a fresh take on the auld sod

Riverdance cast members will offer master dance classes at iFest at the Seaport World Trade Center.

By Juliet Pennington

Going beyond tartans and step dancing, iFest offers samples of contemporary Irish music, dance, literature, sports, and cuisine.

Frame by Frame

Iznik dish demonstrates Ottoman achievement

By Sebastian Smee

Attempting to satisfy a 16th-century demand for Chinese porcelains, Turkish potters achieved a breakthrough in decorative ceramics.

ALBUM REVIEW | JAZZ/POP

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, ‘Cheek to Cheek’

By James Reed

On their first album together, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga explore the Great American Songbook to charming effect.

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ALBUM REVIEW | ROCK

Tweedy, ‘Sukierae’

By Sarah Rodman

ALBUM REVIEW | ROCK

John Mellencamp, ‘Plain Spoken’

By Ken Capobianco

ALBUM REVIEW | ROCKABILLY

Imelda May, ‘Tribal’

By Steve Morse

Album Review | Jazz

Otis Brown III, ‘The Thought of You’

By Siddhartha Mitter

Book review

‘The Fame Lunches’ by Daphne Merkin

By Clea Simon

Events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Ask Amy

Ask Amy column

By Amy Dickinson

Love Letters

His ex is on the couch

Names

Earls bring ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ to Dana-Farber

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Harvard to honor nine with Du Bois Medal

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Neville brother jams with music students

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Kayla Harrity watches herself at The Greatest Bar

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Project Smile hosts date auction

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Celebrity News

‘Lion King’ has made more than $6.2 billion

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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Joey McIntyre checks out ‘The Boxtrolls’

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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‘Frozen’ producer Peter Del Vecho speaks at BU

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein