St. Patrick?s parade organizers allege Walsh coercion

An attorney provided an apologetic voicemail from Mayor Walsh intended to prove he engaged in a profanity-laden rant.

// Somerville won?t appeal Wynn ruling to DEP

The City of Somerville may still seek a court review of the permit granted to the Wynn casino planned for Everett.

// Trump refuses to endorse Ryan, says he is ?not quite there yet?

Paul Ryan has cautiously endorsed Donald Trump, but that doesn?t mean Trump is ready to return the favor.

// Trump says he?s ?always wanted? a Purple Heart

Donald Trump made the comment at a Virginia rally after a veteran gave him his medal.

Obama calls for GOP to repudiate Trump

President Obama said Donald Trump is ?unfit? to lead the country in the wake of the Republican nominee?s soldier controversy.

Biogen?s stock jumps on takeover speculation

Shares rose nearly 10 percent following a report that two larger drug makers made overtures toward acquisition.

// City Council president backs marijuana legalization

Michelle Wu, along with Councilor Tito Jackson, plan to formally endorse the state ballot push to legalize marijuana.

2 arrested on weapons charge after threatening Salem police

One of the suspects made references to police ?being shot all over the country,? according to Salem police.

A photographer who happened to be standing nearby captured a woman jumping into the Fort Point Channel to rescue a seagull that appeared injured.

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Woman plunges into Fort Point Channel to save a seagull

A photographer who happened to be standing nearby captured the dramatic rescue.

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Pro golfers turned business pros

Professional golfers Joe and Jennifer O?Connor took a blind shot with a small business loan and ended up owning a successful Cape Cod golf club.

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Researchers spotted the shark close to the family?s boat.

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Meet the pilot who takes those viral photos of Cape sharks

Wayne Davis is modest about his photography skills, but his images of great whites off the coast of Chatham speak for themselves.


// Dwight Evans has been in Andrew Benintendi?s shoes

In 1972, Evans was the young outfielder called up by the Red Sox, and he has advice for this year?s phenom.

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// Is Mookie Betts an MVP candidate?

Betts has joined Mike Trout as the preeminent five-tool players in the American League.


// Vineyard preps for another visit from Obamas

It?ll be with mixed emotions that summer denizens of Martha?s Vineyard welcome the president and his family this weekend.

Dinner with Cupid

// Two beautiful people walk into a sushi bar

Can a foodie hit it off with someone who thinks eating is a hassle?

// Apple replacing gun emoji with water pistol

There appears to be one place where gun control is catching on: the ever-more-political world of emoji.

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// Cape Cod?s big drinking water problem

When you live on what?s essentially a sandbar, pollution, septic systems, and political roadblocks add up to one tough challenge.

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art gala in New York in 2014.

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Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen are buying a new condo in NYC

Page Six reports that the Patriots quarterback and his supermodel wife are buying a 5,000-square-foot unit for more than $20 million.

// Do you really have to floss to prevent gum disease, cavities?

It?s one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health, but there?s little proof flossing actually works.

// West Bridgewater?s Charlie Horse closes after 25 years

The restaurant?s last night of service was Sunday.


// Anton Yelchin?s parents file wrongful death suit

The Associated Press reports that the?Star Trek? actor left behind a nearly $1.4?million estate.


// ?The Dirty Girls Social Club? is coming to TV

It?s taken a while ? like a decade ? but the best-selling book by former Boston Globe reporter Alisa Valdes is finally headed for TV.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

// The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

A bicyclist is reflected at sunset in a large puddle in the parking lot of Scusset Beach in Sandwich.

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Globe photos of the month: July 2016

From the July Fourth celebration to the start of Patriots training camp, a look at some of the best images last month.