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Is Boston’s Wayfair the next Amazon?

The more Wayfair sells, the more it loses money. But the Boston Internet retailer is adding thousands of employees and notes that Amazon was once criticized for lacking profits.

Andrew Benintendi is surrounded by his teammates after his game winning walk off hit against the New York Yankees during 10th inning.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff

Rampaging Red Sox are winning at a historically high rate

Teeming with chemistry, Alex Cora’s group is on pace to shatter the franchise record for victories.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/heckler150-18810.jpg Margaret M. Heckler, former US health services chief and ambassador to Ireland, dies at 87

The former diplomat and eight-term Massachusetts congresswoman championed HIV awareness and women’s rights.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/07/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_1865G7.jpg Rick Gates testifies that he and Paul Manafort committed crimes

Gates admitted to concealing millions of dollars in foreign bank accounts on the former Trump campaign chairman’s behalf and to falsifying documents to help Manafort obtain more in bank loans.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/sharkconservatory1-18749.jpg ‘It came right up, and opened its mouth’: Great white shark breaches water below boat

The sudden encounter made the shark expert himself jump backwards a bit.

The World

Major explosion on highway near Bologna, Italy, kills one; up to 70 injured

This photo released by the Italian firefighters shows a helicopter view of the explosion on a highway in the outskirts of Bologna, Italy.

By Colleen Barry

A tanker truck carrying flammable material exploded near the northern Italian city of Bologna as it partially collapsed the raised roadway.

At least 98 dead, 20,000 homeless in Indonesia earthquake

An injured woman was transported Monday in North Lombok, Indonesia. Officials said 236 people were hurt in the quake.

By Richard C. Paddock

Hundreds of tourists remained stranded, hotels were filled to capacity, and rescuers search for survivors in the ruble.

Senator Rand Paul invites Russians to Washington in unofficial bid to boost ties

Senator Rand Paul (center) and his communications director Sergio Gor (right) enter a hall during their meeting with Russian lawmakers Monday in Moscow.

By Amie Ferris-Rotman

The Kentucky Republican was “visiting Russia as part of a private group,’’ said a representative of the US Embassy in Moscow.

Editorial & Opinion

EDITORIAL

Bringing the emoluments clause to bear on Trump’s D.C. hotel

The Trump International Hotel in Washington is at the center of a legal test of the emoluments issue.

There may yet be justice for the capital city’s hotel operators.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Democrats need a slogan? Better call Morgan & Morgan

The Democratic Party has replaced its old slogan, “A Better Deal,” with one lifted from a personal injury law firm’s ads.

By Joan Vennochi

The Democrats borrowed their new slogan from a personal injury lawyer. Will anyone buy it?

Michael A. Cohen

Trump escalates a dangerous war on the press

President Trump spoke Saturday during a rally in Lewis Center, Ohio.

By Michael A. Cohen

In his escalating war on the news media, President Trump is putting lives at risk.

Metro

‘It came right up, and opened its mouth’: Great white shark breaches water below boat

By Steve Annear

The sudden encounter made the shark expert himself jump backwards a bit.

People displaced by tornadoes uncertain about next steps

Ashleigh Grampetro and her son Ramon Pena Jr. were forced out of their Webster apartment after it was damaged from Saturday’s tornado.

By Amelia Nierenberg

Residents in Webster and Dudley who lost their homes in Saturday’s tornadoes were still seeking help and answers Monday.

Shark sightings force swimmers out of the water in Plymouth, Cape Cod

A sign warns beachgoers of the presence of great white sharks at Lighthouse Beach in Chatham.

By Andres Picon

Sharks were spotted near shore in two locations Monday afternoon, forcing those beaches to be temporarily closed.

Business & Tech

Is Boston’s Wayfair the next Amazon?

Wayfair cofounders Steve Conine (left) and Niraj Shah posed near their desks at the Internet retailer’s Back Bay headquarters.

By Janelle Nanos

The more Wayfair sells, the more it loses money. But the Boston Internet retailer is adding thousands of employees and notes that Amazon was once criticized for lacking profits.

Massport spends $1 million to lure Korean Air to Logan Airport

Logan’s international growth was boosted by the arrival of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The lighter, more fuel-efficient jet enabled flights from Boston to Japan to launch in 2012; Korean Air will use a Dreamliner here as well.

By Jon Chesto

The announcement of five-times-per-week service between Logan and Seoul was the culmination of more than a year of talks.

Lahey Health CEO Howard Grant says he’ll retire next month

Dr. Howard Grant, chief executive of Lahey Health, at a Public Health Council hearing earlier this year.

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey

Grant will retire on Sept. 30, a move that comes as Lahey pursues a merger with Beth Israel Deaconess Center.

Obituaries

Margaret M. Heckler, former US health services chief and ambassador to Ireland, dies at 87

Senator Edward Kennedy gave Ms. Heckler, his former colleague, an Irish flag at her confirmation hearing as ambassador.

By Brian MacQuarrie and Travis Andersen

The former diplomat and eight-term Massachusetts congresswoman championed HIV awareness and women’s rights.

Charlotte Rae, 92, star of ‘The Facts of Life’ and ‘Diff’rent Strokes’

Ms. Rae played a warmhearted housemother in the popular ’80s sitcoms.

By David Belcher

Ms. Rae was a fixture on Broadway and television for six decades and found her greatest success in sitcoms.

Nancy Tuckerman, 89, Jacqueline Kennedy’s trusted aide

Nancy Tuckerman (center) looked on as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis played a a board game with Roger Tuckerman, Ms. Tuckerman’s brother. At rear was Letitia Baldridge, who had preceded Ms. Tuckerman as social secretary to the first lady.

By Neil Genzlinger

Ms. Tuckerman, a lifelong friend of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, served as her spokeswoman until her death in 1994.

Tuesday Stories

Music Review

Beyoncé and Jay-Z write a happy ending at Gillette

Beyoncé and Jay-Z onstage at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.

By Maura Johnston

The emotionally charged show traced the romantic arc of their relationship — the downs and the ups.

NAMES

Jennifer Lopez, at Fenway, sings along to ‘Sweet Caroline’

Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez (center) sat in the stands during a game between the Red Sox and Astros earlier this season. Lopez was at Fenway Park on Sunday.

By Hayley Kaufman

While her boyfriend Alex Rodriguez was in the booth covering the Red Sox-Yankees game, Jennifer Lopez grooved to “Sweet Caroline.”

TV Critic’s Corner

Returning ‘Insecure’ stays true to the script

Issa Rae and Y’lan Noel in “Insecure.”

By Matthew Gilbert

This season, despite a fan campaign, Jay Ellis’s Lawrence will not be back on the show.