New doubt about firm Scott Brown advised

An Airtronic executive said in a court document that an announcement of a $95 million deal with Global Digital Solutions was false.

// Man dies after Seattle shooting, hospital says

Police said a student disarmed the suspect, who shot four people this afternoon, killing one of them.

DEA targets doctors linked to medical marijuana

Investigators have told doctors to sever all ties with marijuana companies or relinquish federal licenses, several physicians said.

Peter Welsh

Top executive leaves Suffolk Construction

Peter Welsh was unwelcome in Walsh’s City Hall, several people briefed on the departure said.

“I hoped the kids would read it and think about why this foreigner was writing this,” Henry DeGroot said.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff

Newton student penalized for democracy notes in China

Henry DeGroot was reprimanded by officials in China as well as at his school for what he wrote during a semester in Beijing.

Martha Coakley met supporters at a union rally.

Capital | Weekly poll

A close race for governor ahead

Republican Charlie Baker has narrowed the gap with Democrat Martha Coakley in the Mass. governor’s race.

Movie Review

// ‘Edge of Tomorrow’: Tom Cruise rebooted

In the pretty good summer-kablooie movie, the star is better than pretty good in it.



// D-Day’s meaning

Since that day, the connective tissue in American policy has been our commitment to human freedom in every part of the world.


// The week in politics

Expanded coverage of politics and issues from the Globe’s veteran political team.


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Book Review

John Waters, shown at his Provincetown home, writes about his three hitchhiking treks — two imagined and one real — in “Carsick.”

‘Carsick’ by John Waters

The true and untrue tales of the director’s cross-country hitchhiking jag offers a panoramic view of Waters’s twisted American landscape.