Q&A CHRIS LONG
This season, Shelby Stevens of Natalie’s at Camden Harbour Inn began without her co-chef and fiance, Chris Long, by her side in the kitchen. He was recovering from a fractured skull he suffered in April.
After setbacks, New Bedford eyes other projects
Plans for a wind farm, casino, and Olympic sailing have fallen through, and officials are considering less glamorous improvements.
Joe Biden’s case for Joe Biden
Who is a better antidote to the guarded Hillary Clinton and the safe campaign she is trying to run?
State officials ask for criminal justice analysis
With an eye toward trimming prison populations and reducing recidivism rates, top officials in state government want an independent review.
Cambridge taxi drivers strike to protest Uber, Lyft
About two dozen taxi drivers snarled traffic, honked horns, and demonstrated outside Cambridge City Hall on Monday.
Forrest Bird, inventor of medical respirators, dies at 94
Dr. Forrest Bird, an eccentric aviator and inventor who studied high-altitude breathing problems of World War II pilots and later created medical devices that saved lives and aided thousands of people with respiratory ailments, died Sunday at his home in Sagle, Idaho. He was 94.
Kerry wins Persian Gulf states’ cautious support for Iran deal
Persian Gulf monarchies issued a cautious endorsement Monday of the accord Secretary of State John Kerry negotiated last month to constrain Iran’s nuclear program.
Please, no more posthumous awards!
Celebrate the living while we have them. Post-mortem festivities benefit only ourselves.
Berklee-honed Jersey boy Charlie Puth heads to the top
Puth, a New Jersey singer-songwriter whose neighbors include Springsteen and Bon Jovi, seems destined to join their ranks in his starry ascent.
Obama plan to slash emissions sparks sharp debate
Opponents of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan prepared Monday for all-out war against the carbon-cutting regulation, blasting the measure publicly while accelerating behind-the-scenes efforts to stop its implementation.
Judge rebukes Walsh in fight with Wynn over casino
A Suffolk Superior Court judge rebuked the Walsh administration Monday for using litigation as a public relations tool.
Uber to launch new carpooling product this summer
Uber is launching a new product that would halve the price of a customer’s ride in the coming weeks, just as the battle over regulations for such companies heats up again this summer.
Richard Schweiker, liberal Republican who served served in Reagan’s Cabinet, dies
Richard Schweiker, the former senator who helped reveal the US intelligence community’s shortcomings in the investigation of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, has died. He was 89.
Cofounder of Mr. Coffee company dies in Ohio at age 91
Vincent Marotta, one of the cofounders of the iconic Mr. Coffee brand that helped revolutionize how Americans make their morning brew, died Saturday at his home in suburban Cleveland. He was 91.
Taxi drivers have a legitimate beef — but it’s not with Uber
Regulation doesn’t exist to protect one sort of transportation service over another; it’s there to protect consumers.
US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians in year
US-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have probably killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday.
Family owned winery destroyed in Charlton fire
A large fire engulfed a winery in Charlton, leaving a family in disarray.
Syrian air raids, warplane crash kill at least 27 people
Government air raids in a northwestern town in Syria and a subsequent crash by a Syrian warplane that slammed into a residential area there killed at least 27 people on Monday, activists said.
Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds
The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown.
Maker of proton radiation system raises $200 million
Mevion Medical Systems Inc., a maker of equipment that treats cancerous tumors, has raised $200 million from investors.