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Fourth-grader Juan Taylor wound up for the throw during recess for students from Eliot School in the North End.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Advocates call recess a crucial part of education

A bill on Beacon Hill could mandate at least 20 minutes of daily recess for students in kindergarten through grade five.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher-9366.jpg Governor Raimondo begs for a stronger media

Wouldn’t it be great if Gina Raimondo has awakened a sleeping tiger?

The world once laughed at North Korean cyber power. No more

When North Korean hackers tried to steal $1 billion from the New York Federal Reserve last year, only a spelling error stopped them.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/blanding04121713judge3met.jpg Report says staff undermined Suffolk probate chief

A retired judge hired to review Felix D. Arroyo’s performance found he was inexperienced, but also subject to a mismanaged office.

The Nation

The world once laughed at North Korean cyber power. No more

Staffers at the Korea Internet and Security Agency in Seoul monitored cyberattacks that some blamed on North Korea.

By David E. Sanger and David D. Kirkpatrick

When North Korean hackers tried to steal $1 billion from the New York Federal Reserve last year, only a spelling error stopped them.

Drug industry quashed DEA efforts to block opioids

By Scott Higham

The agency lost its most poent weapon against companies suspected of spilling prescription narcotics onto the streets.

Sessions behind move to help prosecute transgender case

By Matt Apuzzo

The Justice Department sent a hate crimes lawyer to Iowa to help prosecute a man charged with murdering a transgender student.

The World

Truck bombings kill 276 in Somali capital

Bodies and bloodied slippers and shoes scattered in the aftermath of the bombings in Mogadishu, and windows of nearby buildings were shattered.

By Hussein Mohamed

Emergency crews pulled more bodies from burned cars and demolished buildings after the blasts.

New picture emerges of Mata Hari, who faced firing squad 100 years ago

Police photo of Mata Hari in 1917, before her execution as a spy at the age of 41.

By Rachel Siegel

Trial archives kept confidential by the French have been released to the public, and a cache of her letters was published.

Iraqi forces launch operation for Kurdish-held oil fields

Kurdish fighters took up positions Monday in downtown Kirkuk.

By Philip Issa

Kurdish officials said federal forces and state-backed militias launched a “major, multi-pronged” attack Monday on Kirkuk.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | George J. Mitchell

Israeli experts defend the Iran nuclear deal

“It would be a mistake for President Trump to decertify the Iran nuclear deal,” said Ehud Barak, the former Israeli prime minister and defense minister. Above: Barak with then-Pentagon chief Leon Panetta in 2012.

By George J. Mitchell

Many who have served in senior positions in Israel’s defense establishment are at odds with Benjamin Netanyahu’s stance.

Opinion | Chelsea Clinton

Young people are taking on the world’s most pressing challenges

BLACKSBURG, VA - MAY 27: Virginia Tech mechanical engineering students (L-R) Lakshitha Dantanarayana, Chris Nogales, James Burton and James Paterson work all night to test the ESCHER robot the TREC (Terrestrial Robotics Engineering and Controls) Lab May 27, 2015 in Blacksburg, Virginia. Unlike many of the other 24 international teams competing in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Robotics Challenge, the students of Team Valor have built most of the semi-autonomous ESCHER (Electromechanical Series Compliant Humanoid for Emergency Response) robot from the ground up over the last three months. The winner of the simulated disaster-response course will take home a $2 million prize next week in Pomona, California. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

By Chelsea Clinton

Students are launching and expanding projects to address the difficult issues facing their generation.

Alex Beam

In defense of the Confederate dead

Boston, MA - 8/15/17 - The boarded-up Confederate war memorial on Georges Island on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. A DCR employee declined to comment on why the monument to 13 Confederate soldiers who died here was boarded up. (Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston Globe) Topic: 16confederate(2)

By Alex Beam

Not everyone who fought for the South was either a slaveholder or a racist.

Metro

Advocates call recess a crucial part of education

Fourth-grader Juan Taylor wound up for the throw during recess for students from Eliot School in the North End.

By James Vaznis

A bill on Beacon Hill could mandate at least 20 minutes of daily recess for students in kindergarten through grade five.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Governor Raimondo begs for a stronger media

Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo giving the oath of office last week at a swearing in ceremony for Melissa A. Long (not pictured) as an associate justice of the Rhode Island Superior Court.

By Thomas Farragher

Wouldn’t it be great if Gina Raimondo has awakened a sleeping tiger?

Boy Scouts vote to enroll girls, but will they sign up?

Venturers Akima Khuong (left) and Jessica Morabito of Venturing Crew 42 (Quincy) painted wooden pumpkins while preparing for Pumpkin Fest at the New England Base Camp in Milton.

By Laura Crimaldi

The Boy Scouts of America recently voted to let girls join Cub Scouts and establish a program for older girls that will let them attain the rank of Eagle Scout.

Business & Tech

Millennials drag their bosses into the 21st century

Jim Jehle, 66, a senior project manager, meets monthly with his younger mentor at Sachse Construction in Detroit. Some companies call it reverse mentoring.

By Kevin Roose

Junior workers once had a fairly predictable set of tasks. Now, many young professionals have a new mandate.

Cambridge biotech signs deal to take on ‘superbugs’

“We’re very excited,’’ said Laurence Reid, chief executive of Warp Drive. “There’s an ongoing and growing global crisis in treating drug-resistant pathogens all over the world.”

By Jonathan Saltzman

Warp Drive Bio will get as much as $87 million up front from drug giant Roche.

STAT

The potential of gene therapy is breathtaking. So is the price tag.

Nick Leschly, the CEO of Bluebird Bio, which is developing gene therapies for rare diseases.

By Meghana Keshavan

A FDA panel’s recommendation clears the way for the approval of a breakthrough treatment, but will desperate patients be able to get it?

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Obituaries

Marian Cannon Schlesinger, 105; offered wisdom about feminism, creativity, and life

By Bryan Marquard

Mrs. Schlesinger had a front row seat during the Kennedy administration — and sometimes history happened in her household.

Richard Wilbur, 96, of Cummington, Pulitzer-winning poet

Cummington, MA - 4/20/1981: Poet Laureate Richard Wilbur and the converted silo which serves as his studio in Cummington, Mass., on April 20, 1981. (Richard Carpenter/Freelance) --- BGPA Reference: 170516_ON_036

By Mark Feeney

Mr. Wilbur, a former US poet laureate, won a pair of Pulitzers.

William Lombardy, 79, chess grandmaster turned priest

Mr. Lombardy, pointing, observed chess matches near his home in New York in 2016.

By Dylan Loeb McClain

Mr. Lombardy was one of the most talented and promising chess players of his generation, but all but gave up the game.

Sports

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Patriots won, but it wasn’t satisfying

East Ruthford NJ 10/15/17 New England Patriots Kyle Van Noy sacking New York Jets Josh McCown during fourth quarter action at MetLife Stadium. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) Topic: Reporter:

By Christopher L. Gasper

The Patriots are in first place, but they haven’t lived up to their own expectations or anyone else’s.

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Tom Brady is into results, not records

East Ruthford NJ 10/15/17 New England Patriots Tom Brady throws a pass against the New York Jets during fourth quarter action at MetLife Stadium. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) Topic: Reporter:

By Ben Volin

Brady set the all-time wins mark Sunday, but that wasn’t his focus after a tight victory.

Jim McBride

Key takeaways from the Patriots’ win over the Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 15: Tight end Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots scores a touchdown against the New York Jets during the third quarter of their game at MetLife Stadium on October 15, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

By Jim McBride

Solid performances from Dion Lewis, Rob Gronkowski, and Malcom Brown played an important part in Sunday’s win.

Healthy Life

NAMES

Boston Landmarks Gala raises money for free summer concerts

From left: Emerson Kington, technical director for the orchestra; Jo Frances Meyer; Peter Fiedler; Gene Dahmen; and music director Christopher Wilkins.

By Maddie Kilgannon

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra Gala at the Omni Parker House Saturday evening raised money for their annual free summer concert series at the Hatch Shell.

NAMES

Actor Cary Elwes surprises fan at 30th anniversary screening of ‘Princess Bride’

Cary Elwes attended a screening of

By Maddie Kilgannon

Fans were surprised with an appearance from the film’s prince charming at a special screening of the film.

Stage Review

‘Lost Tempo’ hits the right notes

Evelyn Howe and Omar Robinson in “Lost Tempo” at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre.

By Don Aucoin

A gifted but troubled saxophonist gets a second chance at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre.