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DraftKings cofounders (from left) Jason Robins, Paul Liberman, and Matt Kalish say their company is not in the gambling business.

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An uncertain line between fantasy sports, gambling

Thanks to a legislative exemption, daily fantasy games do not meet the federal legal definition of gambling.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_7817.jpg New staff to help pathologists clear up unfinished cases

The state’s medical examiner’s office hopes the addition of staff will help reduce a staggering backlog.

Program to manage care of poor, disabled sustains losses

The financial losses deal a setback to the state’s efforts to control rising medical spending through more coordinated care.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/gopcomp-1351.jpg GOP hopefuls to take center stage this week

Republican candidates will confront two strong opportunities to break free of the field.

Cyberbullying on rise, particularly for teen girls, study says

The percentage of local students who experienced cyberbullying jumped from 14.6 percent to 21.2 percent over six years.

The Nation

GOP hopefuls to take center stage this week

Top from left: Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Rick Santorum. Bottom from left: Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Rick Perry.

By Matt Viser

Republican candidates will confront two strong opportunities to break free of the field.

Elizabeth Warren says she’ll back Iran nuclear deal

Senator Elizabeth Warren said Sunday night that she plans to support the Iran nuclear deal.

By Matt Viser

The senator offered her most explicit comments yet on the controversial agreement.

Donald Trump fires adviser over racially charged Facebook posts

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has fired campaign aide Sam Nunberg after racially charged Facebook posts surfaced on the aide’s account.

By Lisa Lerer

Donald Trump has fired a campaign aide after racially charged Facebook posts surfaced on the aide’s account.

The World

John Kerry prods Egypt on protecting rights in terror fight

Secretary of State John F. Kerry said the United States and Egypt are moving back to a “strong base” in their relationship, despite tensions.

By Michael R. Gordon and David D. Kirkpatrick

The secretary of state said Egyptians would not be able to defeat terrorism unless they showed greater respect for human rights.

Netanyahu vows zero tolerance for Jewish extremists

The tough talk follows a pair of attacks last week that shocked Israelis.

Attack by Kurds in Turkey kills two

A tarpaulin covered the military police station targeted by members of the separatist Kurdistan Workers’ Party after Sunday’s suicide attack in Dogubeyazit, Turkey.

By Ceylan Yeginsu and Anne Barnard

Kurdish militias carried out a suicide attack on a Turkish military police station on Sunday, killing two soldiers and wounding 31 others.

Editorial & Opinion

opinion | Stephen Kinzer

When US intervention turns from bad to worse

By Stephen Kinzer

Deposing oppressive regimes sometimes leads to greater oppression.

John E. Sununu

Puerto Rico must remake its finances

The US and Puerto Rican flags flew in Old San Juan.

By John E. Sununu

If the island can’t get the job done, then Congress should create a financial control board that will do it for them.

opinion | Molly Goodwin

Jen Welter’s NFL job speaks to women’s strength

Jen Welter put her helmet on at a Texas Revolution practice in 2014. Welter has been hired by the Arizona Cardinals as a coaching assistant intern.

By Molly Goodwin

It is vital that girls and women are able to participate in football – on and off the field.

Metro

New staff to help pathologists clear up unfinished cases

Rich Turner, 53, said it took nearly nine months before the medical examiner’s office finalized a death certificate for his husband.

By Matt Rocheleau

The state’s medical examiner’s office hopes the addition of staff will help reduce a staggering backlog.

Cyberbullying on rise, particularly for teen girls, study says

By Monica Disare

The percentage of local students who experienced cyberbullying jumped from 14.6 percent to 21.2 percent over six years.

Battle to preserve historic Dearborn school seems at end

Some community members have long objected to knocking down the Dearborn school building, which they say is crucial to the history of women’s education in Boston.

By Monica Disare

Boston is moving ahead with plans to raze the century-old school building in Roxbury this fall and replace it with a new school.

Business

Program to manage care of poor, disabled sustains losses

“We are committed to trying to make sure [the rates] are as adequate as possible,” said Daniel Tsai, assistant secretary for the state’s Medicaid program.

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

The financial losses deal a setback to the state’s efforts to control rising medical spending through more coordinated care.

After car hack, Internet of Things looks riskier

Network engineers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek are displayed on the navigation screen of a Jeep Cherokee, which the duo successfully hacked.

By Hiawatha Bray

The revelation that hackers could remotely seize control of 1 million Chrysler automobiles delivers a stark warning.

Assembly Square complex in the works

Housing, a hotel, and office and lab space are proposed.

By Tim Logan

Housing, a hotel, and up to 1 million square feet of office and lab space are proposed for the Somerville redevelopment.

Obituaries

Dr. Carolyn Kaelin, inspiration as surgeon, patient, dies at 54

Twenty years ago, Dr. Carolyn M. Kaelin became founding director of Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Brigham and Women’s, the youngest woman to hold a post of that distinction at a top Harvard teaching hospital.

By Bryan Marquard

The founding director of the Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Brigham died after battles with breast and brain cancers.

Cilla Black, 72; was beloved British singer, TV fixture

Ms. Black had success with Burt Bacharach-Hal David songs in the 1960s.

By Jill Lawless

Ms. Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool, became a UK treasure during her 50-year career.

Sports

An uncertain line between fantasy sports, gambling

DraftKings cofounders (from left) Jason Robins, Paul Liberman, and Matt Kalish say their company is not in the gambling business.

By Bob Hohler

Thanks to a legislative exemption, daily fantasy games do not meet the federal legal definition of gambling.

Dan Shaughnessy

And then there were two

Red Sox fans and the media won’t have Larry Lucchino to kick around anymore.

By Dan Shaughnessy

Larry Lucchino’s upcoming departure means John Henry and Tom Werner will have final say over everything Red Sox-related.

Rays 4, Red Sox 3

Rays rally past Red Sox to avoid sweep

It was a rough outing for reliever Junichi Tazawa, who gave up a pair of runs in the eighth inning.

By Julian Benbow

Reliever Junichi Tazawa was hit hard in the eighth inning as the Red Sox squandered a 3-2 edge.

Monday Family

Scott Strode finds his way back

Scott Strode, who founded peer-to-peer recovery organization Phoenix Multisport after getting clean, pictured in an area in Boston where he used to buy drugs.

By Ray Glier

Strode helps others climb out of the abyss of addiction.

Our kids’ friendships, our friendships

By Katharine Whittemore and Jeff Wagenheim

In the early years, your kids somewhat call the shots about who you hang out with, simply because of the tidal pull of playdate reciprocity.

Music Review

Newport Jazz lineup left no gaps unbridged

Jon Batiste’s Stay Human band included Grace Kelly on alto sax, Julian Lee on baritone sax, and Jon Lampley on trumpet at Newport Saturday.

By Jon Garelick

The Newport Jazz Festival, now 61 years old, opened on Friday at Fort Adams State Park with an imperative to broaden its reach, musically and demographically.