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3d rain delay for Red Sox

Groundkeepers pulled the tarp over the field before a game between the Red Sox and the Yankees in New York, the first of three rain delays.


The Red Sox game against the Yankees has been delayed again in the sixth inning as the remnants of a storm system that spawned deadly tornadoes in Okla. crosses the Northeast.

Rami Hamdallah was appointed on Sunday as the new Palestinian prime minister.

Palestine’s president names new prime minister

The Palestinian president on Sunday picked a little-known academic as his new prime minister, according to the official government news agency.

A boarded up home in a housing development in Warrensville, Ohio.

Dustin Franz for The New York Times

Ideas | Q&A

Poverty finds the suburbs

Our tools haven’t caught up to the shifting map of social need, says a new report

The number of Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks locations in communities north of Boston.

Globe North

Coffee giants battling it out

If you think there are a lot of Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks stores in Greater Boston, just wait. The competition is about to get a lot more caffeinated.

People walked by a musician on South Street.

Travel | Budget FriEndly

Frugal Philly: Travel tips to match cheap new flights

What good is a bargain on flights if you end up spending too much on lodging, meals, and entertainment in the City of Brotherly Love?

The “Before Sunrise/Sunset/Midnight” trilogy bucks the American film’s persistent desire to elide the reality of aging and the ravages of time. Pictured, “Before Sunrise” 1995.

Improving with age — or at least changing

“Before Midnight” is the latest member of the relatively rare but longstanding subset of films interested in depicting the passage of time through the revisiting of familiar roles.

New England travel

// 8 beauty spots in Vermont

Vermont’s fall color is legendary, of course, but the state shines in summertime, when the hillsides are carpeted in emerald velvet and seem to roll on forever.

Nation & World

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