Obama tells Netanyahu he has concerns about casualties

Israeli soldiers fired toward the Gaza Strip from their position near the border.

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The Washington Post and CNN have reported that Hamas says it has captured an Israeli soldier. Israel has not confirmed the report.

Jon Lester threw eight shutout innings against the Royals.

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Red Sox sweep series against Royals

Jon Lester pitched eight shutout innings as the Red Sox moved to six games below .500.

Roger Goodell is overseeing an NFL undergoing a tremendous amount of change.

Sunday Football Notes

A look at the NFL in the near future

The NFL in 2015 definitely won?t be your father?s NFL.

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The lottery suspects the Brudnick family may be ?Ten Percenters,? people who claim others? prizes for a fee.

Kerry ties Russia to crash of Malaysian jetliner

Secretary of State John Kerry said he believes the missile system suspected in the crash ?was transferred from Russia.?

A rescue worker walked across a field carrying a flight data recorder at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Hrabove.


Rebels take control of bodies in crash

A separatist leader said the bodies would remain in refigerated rail cars until the arrival of international investigators.

Market Basket supervisor is fired, protest organizer says

The company fired a warehouse supervisor who encouraged his staff to abandon their posts.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/1alk_191.jpg Motorcycle by Orange County Choppers honors fallen firefighters

The bike honors firefighters Edward Walsh and Michael Kennedy, who died in a Back Bay blaze March 26.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/09/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/072014modernkugel.jpg Modern homes build on Cape traditions

Architecture on Cape Cod has always been imbued with a sense of impermanence. Every type of building has an element of the ephemeral.