Syria denies responsibility for attack that killed at least 90

The Syrian government blamed the killings on ‘‘hundreds of heavily armed gunmen’’ who also attacked soldiers in the area.

Two die in early-morning South Boston fire

Firefighters discovered a man and a woman dead at the scene of the 3 a.m. fire, in a third-floor apartment at 4 Linskey Barry Court.

Elizabeth Warren’s advisers and some seasoned political hands say she will have a difficult time blocking Marisa DeFranco, a North Shore immigration lawyer, from getting the 15 percent of delegate votes she needs to qualify for the primary ballot.

Primary rival may distract Elizabeth Warren

As Mass. Democrats head to a state convention, party leaders fear that Warren will be bogged down in a primary fight that will block her from fully engaging Senator Brown.

Mass. hospitals urged to apologize, settle

The ‘‘disclosure, apology, and offer’’ approach is the cornerstone of a new initiative to improve the state’s cumbersome and costly malpractice system.

Sean Rodriguez hit a two-run home run off of Alfredo Aceves in the ninth to put the Rays ahead.

Rays 4, Red Sox 3

Red Sox lose as Rays rally in the ninth

Alfredo Aceves gave up a two-run home run in the ninth, spoiling a strong effort by Clay Buchholz and preventing the Red Sox from moving above .500 for the first time this season.

Workers from Solect Energy Development installed solar panels on a commercial building in Northborough.


Solar energy industry is flourishing in Mass.

The state is undergoing an unlikely solar power boom, attracting solar companies from around the country that are installing systems for homeowners, businesses, and institutions.

Yvonne Abraham

Tending graves and memories of the departed

As people washed headstones, pulled weeds, and tended geraniums at Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn, the joy and pain of life with their loved ones flooded back.

opinion | dante ramos

Boston bar buzz-kill

Nightlife is a major part of the image a city presents to the world. Yet Boston’s anti-fun image isn’t just bad publicity; it’s written into the law.

Ideas | Interactive Graphic

How to look at the Prudential

What a much-maligned building tells us about the city.

Jacoby Ellsbury proved that you don’t have to play to make a lot of money. In the offseason after he made $490,000 and played in 18 games, his salary rose to $2.9 million.

Sunday baseball notes

Injury epidemic a pain in the neck for MLB

The disabled list reads like an All-Star team with the Red Sox, Phillies, and Yankees among the hardest hit.


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Allison Hammond and her daughter Lizzie, 4, now live in a new apartment. Lizzie has plans for “when Caleigh comes back.’’

Little Caleigh was gone, and so was family’s center

It’s been 5 weeks since a 2-year-old vanished on a Rockport beach, apparently swept away with the tide. Grief, anger, and a thread of hope have defined her family’s life since.


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