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Retired justice Stephen Martin posed under the bridge (since rebuilt) from which Vermont farmer Orville Gibson’s body tumbled into the Connecticut River in late 1957.

Corey Hendrickson for The Boston Globe

Perplexing death still troubles Vt. town, decades later

If a retired Vermont Supreme Court justice is right, a forsaken farmer found a way to haunt the fields in Newbury forever.

Juice bars have exploded as a business and culinary trend in the Boston market.

How much artisinal juice can Greater Boston drink?

The question is gaining urgency as Boston neighborhoods fall to craft juice bars, and a glass of juice passes $10.

More permits issued for nonluxury housing in Boston

Nearly half of the units permitted in the first half of 2015 will target low- or middle-income renters.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_boston_2024_logo.jpg Boston 2024 counting on corporate America for $1.52 billion

Some critics say the revenue estimate could be too ambitious — with no way to insure against shortfalls.

Shira Springer | Fair Play

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/07/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_womens_world_cup.jpg Despite World Cup glory, respect and equality elusive

The 2014 men’s World Cup winner received $35 million; the US women got just $2 million for their title.

The Nation

S.C. Senate votes to remove Confederate flag

A demonstrator waved a Confederate battle flag Monday at the South Carolina State House as legislators took up a bill to remove the flag from state grounds.

By Alan Blinder

Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the Statehouse.

As Republican infighting grows, donors call for calm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a fundraising event.

By Steve Peoples

The sprawling GOP field shows signs it could tip into a bare-knuckles struggle for the nomination.

NASA nearing Pluto, and the end of an era of exploration

A combination of images from July 1 to July 3, 2015, provided by NASA, showed Pluto at different distances from the New Horizons spacecraft.

By Dennis Overbye

After a journey of 9½ years and 3 billion miles, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is expected next week to sweep past Pluto.

The World

Obama defends strategy against Islamic State

At the Pentagon on Monday, President Obama warned of the Islamic State’s movements to recruit Americans.

By Josh Lederman

In the face of sharp criticism, President Obama portrayed the US-led coalition as gaining ground against militants.

Hundreds of thousands hear Francis at first Mass in Ecuador

Pope Francis greeted exuberant crowds of admirers as he traveled in his protected vehicle to the altar to celebrate Mass at Samanes Park in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Monday.

By Jim Yardley

Hundreds of thousands of faithful waited for hours under a broiling sun in a large dirt field in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city.

Egypt antiterrorism bill would speed trials, tighten grip on press

A crowd looked on at the site of a suicide bombing on June 10 in Luxor, Egypt.

By Sarah El Deeb

The draft raised concerns that officials are taking advantage of heightened public shock at last week’s audacious attacks.

Editorial & Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

BU professor teaches a lesson in offensive speech

By Joan Vennochi

Boston University should stand by Saida Grundy, whose race-based views have sparked controversy.

JEFF JACOBY

Hillary Clinton ropes reporters

By Jeff Jacoby

Shielding the former secretary of state from reporters’ questions has become something of a specialty her political operation.

opinion | Andrew J. Bacevich

Jim Webb brings a crucial voice to presidential race

Former Senator Jim Webb.

By Andrew J. Bacevich

The former senator’s stands apart from the one-dimensional career politicians cluttering the field.

Metro

Perplexing death still troubles Vt. town, decades later

Retired justice Stephen Martin posed under the bridge (since rebuilt) from which Vermont farmer Orville Gibson’s body tumbled into the Connecticut River in late 1957.

By Nestor Ramos

If a retired Vermont Supreme Court justice is right, a forsaken farmer found a way to haunt the fields in Newbury forever.

Boston 2024 counting on corporate America for $1.52 billion

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh spoke at a news conference at TD Garden.

By Mark Arsenault

Some critics say the revenue estimate could be too ambitious — with no way to insure against shortfalls.

Wynn Resorts threatens to file defamation suit against Mayor Walsh

Wynn Resorts chief executive Steve Wynn.

By Andrea Estes

The company behind the Everett casino says Walsh made “false statements and untrue innuendo” in filings for the city’s lawsuit against the state gaming commission.

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Business

More permits issued for nonluxury housing in Boston

“It clearly shows a bit of a trend happening here in the affordable and middle-income area of housing,” Mayor Martin J. Walsh said.

By Dan Adams

Nearly half of the units permitted in the first half of 2015 will target low- or middle-income renters.

Steven Syre | Boston Capital

Few fears about Greek crisis spreading

By Steven Syre

The once-common thought that events in Greece would tip other nations into crisis proved untrue.

Brewster Ambulance’s emergence spurs fierce competition

Brewster Ambulance Service employees Christopher Groleau (left) and Kim Cordeiro.

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

The service has won lucrative contracts from Brockton and Quincy, but long-established competitors have cried foul over how the bids were handled.

Obituaries

Burt Shavitz, 80; Maine man co-founded Burt’s Bees

Mr. Shavitz lived for years in a tiny cabin in the small town of Parkman in central Maine.

By Martin Weil

Mr. Shavitz, a reclusive beekeeper, pursued a simple life in a tiny cabin in a small central Maine town.

Jerry Weintraub, 77; successful Hollywood producer

Weintraub, seen here in 2013, is known for such films as

By Jake Coyle

Mr. Weintraub pushed the career of John Denver and produced such hit movies as “Nashville” and “Ocean’s Eleven.”

Sports

Shira Springer | Fair Play

Despite World Cup glory, respect and equality elusive

The largest US television audience for a soccer match tuned in Sunday to see the American side win the Women’s World Cup.

By Shira Springer

The 2014 men’s World Cup winner received $35 million; the US women got just $2 million for their title.

Brock Holt chosen as Red Sox’ All-Star

Brock Holt has played every position this season except pitcher and catcher.

By Julian Benbow

Xander Bogaerts was also chosen to be one of five candidates for the fans’ final vote for the AL roster.

MLB roundup: John Lackey outduels Jon Lester

It took 67 at-bats, but Cubs pitcher Jon Lester finally got his first major-league hit, reaching on an infield single in the second inning.

In a battle of former Sox starters, Lackey was victorious, despite Lester taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning.

Tuesday Stories

How much artisinal juice can Greater Boston drink?

Juice bars have exploded as a business and culinary trend in the Boston market.

By Beth Teitell

The question is gaining urgency as Boston neighborhoods fall to craft juice bars, and a glass of juice passes $10.

Boylston teen goes from coma to winning science fair

Evan Solomonides, 18, has a patent pending on his discovery, a plastic made from potato starch.

By Linda Matchan

A little more than a year after suffering a traumatic brain injury, Evan Solomonides took top honors for inventing an eco-friendly plastic made from potatoes.

Stage Review

Writing and living with an eye on the future in ‘Legacy’

Jessica Hecht (Suzanne) and Eric Bogosian (Neil) in “Legacy.”

By Don Aucoin

Daniel Goldfarb’s smartly layered new play examines our need to strive for some kind of immortality, however illusory.

More Stories

Scene & Heard

Ambition, unity on show at Boston Hip-Hop Fest

By Martín Caballero

Album Review

Album review: EK, ‘Hands of Time’

By Martín Caballero

Match Book

By Nicole Lamy

Clickworthy

Paint by User reveals the Web’s true colors

By Michael Andor Brodeur

Movie Stars

Recent movie reviews

Music Review

Death Grips brings explosive performance to Paradise

By Martín Caballero

NAMES

Harvard MBA offers $10,000 for a girlfriend

By Meredith Goldstein

Names

Papi, Gronk chill and shill for Dunks

By Mark Shanahan