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A shocking turn as DA drops charges against nanny

Aisling Brady McCarthy, 37, had maintained since her 2013 arrest that she did not murder an infant in her care.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady left federal court in New York on Monday.

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Judge could rule on Deflategate as soon as Tuesday

“The parties tried quite hard” to reach a settlement but couldn’t find common ground, US District Judge Richard Berman said.

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Al Cohen is still peddling Fuller Brush products door to door, after four decades.

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Officials said that figure could grow as they refine their understanding of the scope of the problem.

Isabella Cimato, 17, Arianna Schaden, 14, and Sofia Harrison, 15, checked their phones at Roosevelt Field shopping mall in Garden City, N.Y., as they did some back-to-school shopping.

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Companies want to know how Gen Z thinks

Generation Z, those people between the ages of 14 to 20 years old, are starting to spend their own money, and businesses are noticing.

The Nation

US makes appeal for climate change action at Alaska conference

President Obama, joined by Governor Bill Walker of Alaska, landed in Anchorage on Monday.

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Steven Lee Myers

The Obama administration cautioned that the consequences that have hit the Arctic the hardest would soon engulf the world.

Specialists see no criminal trouble for Clinton in e-mail flap

By Ken Dilanian

Based on the public evidence, specialists in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides.

Trump’s tax promises have some in GOP wary

Donald Trump spoke to reporters at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn.

By Alan Rappeport

Donald Trump’s populist tax proposals are jangling the nerves of some of the party’s most traditional supporters.

The World

Grenade kills officer outside Ukraine Parliament

 Smoke rose near Ukraine’s Parliament building in Kiev as nationalists clashed with police Monday.

By Efrem Lukatsky and Yuras Karmanau

As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists, nationalist protesters clashed with police outside parliament on Monday.

Migrants stalled at Austrian border

By Alison Smale and Melissa Eddy

The Austrian police began checking vehicles crossing from Hungary overnight, finding 200 migrants and arresting at least five people.

Migrants trekking to remote outpost

As Europe grapples with record-breaking numbers of migrants, a trickle of asylum seekers from Syria have found an unlikely route: biking from Russia.

Editorial & Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

Time for Hillary Clinton to cut through the noise

Hillary Clinton.

By Joan Vennochi

Ads and high-profile endorsements can still be undermined.

DANTE RAMOS

Wes Craven, slasher of suburbs

Wes Craven, pictured arriving at the 2010 Scream Awards, died Sunday at 76.

By Dante Ramos

Movies like “A Nightmare on Elm Street” required a generation of understimulated suburban teens.

JOANNA WEISS

Give it up, Ohio: Denali is back

By Joanna Weiss

Laying claim to another state’s landform seems more than a little presumptuous.

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editorial

Grandstanding on tuition hike won’t help UMass

By The Editorial Board

letters | Verdict in school rape trial, but little resolved

Imagine if the genders were reversed in St. Paul’s case

letters | Verdict in school rape trial, but little resolved

The lines blur, especially for adolescents

letters | Verdict in school rape trial, but little resolved

Kids are not too young to say what they mean and mean what they say

letters | Verdict in school rape trial, but little resolved

These teens are casualties of a faulty school culture

Metro

Changing times can’t sweep him out

Al Cohen, 64, has been selling Fuller cleaning products for 40 years. Cohen estimates that he still has about 1,000 regular customers.

By Linda Matchan

Al Cohen is still peddling Fuller Brush products door to door, after four decades.

Price tag to fix T buses, trains, stations now at $7.3b

Rob Cunningham  worked on the coupling of a railcar at the MBTA’s Riverside maintenance facility in Newton.

By David Scharfenberg

Officials said that figure could grow as they refine their understanding of the scope of the problem.

A shocking turn as DA drops charges against nanny

Aisling Brady McCarthy appeared in court in Woburn in July.

By Peter Schworm, Patricia Wen and Travis Andersen

Aisling Brady McCarthy, 37, had maintained since her 2013 arrest that she did not murder an infant in her care.

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Victim in P.F. Chang’s stabbing ‘never saw it coming’

By Peter Schworm and John R. Ellement

Southeastern Mass. road incidents snarled Monday commute

By George Rizer and John R. Ellement

Business

Companies want to know how Gen Z thinks

Isabella Cimato, 17, Arianna Schaden, 14, and Sofia Harrison, 15, checked their phones at Roosevelt Field shopping mall in Garden City, N.Y., as they did some back-to-school shopping.

By Jessica Geller

Generation Z, those people between the ages of 14 to 20 years old, are starting to spend their own money, and businesses are noticing.

Stocks see worst month in 3 years

Stock indexes from Asia and Europe were displayed at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The rout in global equities this month erased more than $5 trillion from the value of shares.

By Beth Healy

Investors were still sorting out conflicting messages on when the Federal Reserve Bank will raise interest rates.

Hacker known for work with Anonymous launches digital news service

Gregg Housh (front) is co-founder and CEO of Rebel News. With him in their Malden office is Anna Geoffroy. managing editor, and James Curcio, editor in chief.

By Callum Borchers

Gregg Housh, a hacker who went to prison for illegal online activity, is recasting himself as a journalist.

Obituaries

Robert S. Neuman, 88; abstract expressionist

Artist Robert S. Neuman, born in Idaho, divided his time between Winchester and Mount Desert Island in Maine.

By Bryan Marquard

Mr. Neuman taught at several New England colleges and chaired the art department at Keene State College.

Marvin Mandel, 95; powerful Md. political figure, ex-governor

Marvin Mandel and his wife, Jeanne, walked to the courthouse in Baltimore.

By Brian Witte

Mr. Mandel was widely acknowledged as a creative, effective governor, but made more headlines in a corruption scandal that sent him to prison.

Sports

Judge could rule on Deflategate as soon as Tuesday

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady left federal court in New York on Monday.

By Ben Volin

“The parties tried quite hard” to reach a settlement but couldn’t find common ground, US District Judge Richard Berman said.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Don Orsillo makes his return to Fenway Park

Ben Gould of Boston was outside of Fenway Park handing out

By Dan Shaughnessy

Monday’s game was Orsillo’s first at Fenway since he learned last week he was being replaced in the booth.

Red Sox 4, Yankees 3

David Ortiz hits homer No. 495 as Red Sox beat Yankees

David Ortiz crosses the plate after banging out home run No. 495 into the Monster seats in the fourth inning.

By Peter Abraham

Mookie Betts added a two-run shot for Boston and Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits.

Tuesday Stories

Providing insights into overcoming disaster

Daniel Aldrich in his office at Northeastern University.

By Bella English

A Northeastern professor and Katrina refugee speaks about post-disaster recovery and his field of expertise, academically and personally.

Movie Review

Seeing Rijksmuseum’s 10-year renovation in stops and starts

Renovation work from the documentary “The New Rijksmuseum.”

By Mark Feeney

Oeke Hoogendijk’s documentary “The New Rijksmuseum” looks at the renovation of the great Amsterdam museum.

@large | Michael Andor Brodeur

Tips for an online age: What not to share

By Michael Andor Brodeur

These days, sharing has graduated from the intimacy of a simple person-to-person gesture into something more like a public performance.