Newcomer tops incumbent in City Council preliminary

Andrea Campbell celebrated her victory in winning the District 4 preliminary election.

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Andrea Joy Campbell and Charles C. Yancey now have eight weeks to take their campaigns to the streets of District 4 before the November election.

Officials sought to help cool students by delivering about 100 fans to schools around Boston Tuesday, including Joseph P. Manning Elementary School.

Record heat, stifling schools raise concerns

City officials said they lack the criteria to judge when it?s so hot inside classrooms that there might be safety concerns.

// Chemicals found in basement force Fenway evacuations

Evans said initial testing showed the chemicals did not appear to be drug-related or explosives.

CEO of Joslin Diabetes Center abruptly steps down

John L. Brooks III?s sudden departure comes as Joslin faces financial challenges in a rapidly changing health care industry.

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Amid raft of allegations, only a few points are salient

The connections between Spygate and Deflategate are relevant, sour grapes and innuendo aside.

// Emerson professor has traffic citation vacated

A clerk magistrate found that a Newton police officer probably cited Jabari Asim?s wife, Liana, a licensed driver who was simply running errands.

Former Taunton teacher avoids trial in child rape case

Patrick Doyle, who pleaded guilty last week, will serve five to seven years in prison.


// New Jamie Bissonnette/Ken Oringer restaurant to open

The duo?s latest restaurant, Little Donkey, will serve globally inspired small plates for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Actress and comedian Amy Poehler performed with the male cast of ?Mean Girls? as she was honored as Hasty Pudding Theatricals? Woman of the Year in January.

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Women to audition for men-only Hasty Pudding troupe

At least 17 women at Harvard have signed up for auditions this weekend after a quick-moving social media campaign.

// Judge refuses to recuse himself from Sampson case

Prosecutors asked the judge to step aside after Wolf disclosed that he had a professional relationship with a potential defense witness.

// Scientists find ?superhenge? only 2 miles from Stonehenge

The approximately 100-odd stones sit beneath three feet of earth and are thought to be 4,500 years old.

Live updates

?The Late Show With Stephen Colbert? premieres

Stephen Colbert debuts as host of the ?Late Show? on CBS now. Globe writers Michael Brodeur and Matthew Gilbert are providing updates.

Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1

// Blue Jays defeat Red Sox in 10 innings

The game went extra innings and luck ran out when Alexi Ogando allowed four runs in the 10th.


// Brazil routs US men?s soccer team in Foxborough

Neymar scored two second-half goals to help Brazil pull away in the international friendly at Gillette Stadium.

Serena Williams embraced her sister and compatriot Venus Williams after defeating her in their quarterfinals match.

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Serena takes down Venus in quarterfinals

Serena Williams continued her march toward history with a 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 victory over older sister Venus Williams in the US Open quarterfinals in New York Tuesday night.


// Southie pie shop may be overshadowed by a condo development

KO Pies? tiny locale, on the corner of A and West Third streets, is being threatened by a huge condo development.

Who has the worst commute?

Do commuters from north, west, or south of Boston have it the worst? Vote for who you think has the toughest ride into the city.

Ground Game


// Conversations with the 2016 presidential candidates

The Globe?s James Pindell sits down with presidential candidates and hopefuls to discuss the race.

Opinion & Ideas

William J. Bennett and John P. Walters

// Bring back the war on drugs

The heroin epidemic is inflicted upon us by criminal acts that produce an abundant supply of inexpensive drugs.

The Big Picture

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Migrant crisis in Europe

A record number of migrants, most of them refugees fleeing war and crisis in the Mideast and Africa, are seeking asylum in Europe.


Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

// Hellotoken eyes new way for sites to make money

The Boston-based company allows researchers to ask questions of website users, allowing those sites to collect revenue.



// Pope streamlines process for granting annulments

It?s long been criticized for being complicated, costly, and out of reach for many Catholics.