Patrick seeks Mass. solutions in US border crisis

Governor Patrick said the federal government has asked the state what it could do to help shelter children coming over the border.

US increases sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

US officials described the sanctions as the most punishing measures to date for Moscow?s intervention in Ukraine.

// Israel agrees to ?humanitarian? pause in Gaza airstrikes

Israel warned it will retaliate ?firmly and decisively? if Hamas or other militant groups launch attacks during the pause.

Mass. Senate rejects bill to raise charter school limit

The vote on the politically fraught issue dooms, for now, the legislative effort to increase the limit.

A shopper stops to read a sign in support of ousted Market Basket president Arthur T. Demoulas

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Evan Horowitz

The saga of Demoulas? Market Basket

The Demoulas family story is like a drama from antiquity, with warring cousins, hand-to-hand combat, and a wayward son.

// Flash flooding reported in Boston area

The National Weather Service said a flash flood warning expired, but a watch is in effect until 8 p.m.

Luciano Rebay

Man found off Martha?s Vineyard was prominent scholar

Luciano Rebay taught a range of courses at Columbia University and wrote several books on Italian poetry.

Condos in neighborhoods like Boston?s Back Bay are fetching record prices.

Boston condo prices hit new highs

The average price of Boston condos in the second quarter of 2014 soared to almost $728 per square foot.



// The way to alter the Constitution is by amendment, not interpretation

A fundamental altering of the Constitution should come not from judges but from the people, through the act of amending the Framers? text.



// MIT spinout targeting clean sanitation for Kenya

A nonprofit startup looks to spark entrepreneurialism as a way to combat inadequate sanitation.