Residents able to return after Fenway chemical scare

Buildings near a Kilmarnock Street market were evacuated Tuesday after unknown chemicals were found in the market?s basement.

//[1]-4615.jpg Developers may be called on to help subsidize transit

Cambridge is proposing to levy a fee on real estate projects to help fund transit ? an idea that could conceivably keep the Green Line extension alive.

Shirley Leung

// Subsidizing the MBTA may be the new normal

That may be the price developers will have to pay if they want a world-class transit system.

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

Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff

Heat wave raises concerns for students

Some districts said they would end classes early Wednesday as temperatures were again forecast to reach into the 90s.

// Gary Sampson case judge insists he?s impartial

Prosecutors had asked US District Judge Mark Wolf to step aside after he disclosed that he knew a potential defense witness

// Newcomer tops incumbent in City Council preliminary

Andrea Campbell easily beat 32-year council veteran Charles Yancey in Tuesday?s low-turnout election.

Spygate, revisited


// Amid raft of allegations, only a few points are salient

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

Patriots owner Robert Kraft said in July he regretted accepting the team?s penalty for Deflategate.

Jim Davis/Globe Staff/File 2015

Patriots once again portrayed as cheaters

An ESPN report Tuesday cited several former team coaches and staffers describing a culture of unethical trickery, such as stealing play sheets.

George Clooney (left) was Stephen Colbert?s first guest on ?The Late Show.?

Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS/AP

Matthew Gilbert | Critic?s Notebook

Stephen Colbert eases into the ?Late Show? chair

The first edition of the revamped ?Late Show? was promising if not perfect, ranging from sharp meta-late-night humor to bland chitchat.

Harvard seniors Olivia Miller (left) and Tess Davison said they are frustrated with being excluded from stage roles.

Hasty Pudding?s men-only tradition challenged

At least 17 women at Harvard have signed up to audition for the group after a quick-moving social media campaign.


// Pie shop may get KO?d by more condos in Southie

KO Pies? tiny locale, at A and West Third streets, is threatened by a huge condo project.

Scrambled eggs should cook over low heat until they form tender curds. If you leave the pan on a burner too long or on too high heat, you may see liquid seeping from around the edges of the golden mixture. This is called syneresis (pronounced sin-er-EE-sis). Eggs in chafing dishes on breakfast buffets often weep like this.

Syneresis and other geeky jargon for cooks

Ordinary cooks are learning the science behind how we cook and what we eat, transforming our approach to cuisine.


// Despite success without him, Dustin Pedroia still a keeper

The former MVP has been injury-prone the past few years, but remains the leader of this team ? whether he?s playing or not.

These days, the north face of 26 Trull St. is just a wall of siding. Decades ago, a fire destroyed half of the duplex that was originally built at 24-26 Trull.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

The tale of a half-duplex in Dorchester

Decades after a fire turned 24 Trull St. into an empty lot and left its neighbor awkwardly standing, the city is hoping to rebuild its other half.


// Serena Williams continues march toward historic Grand Slam

Williams beat her sister Venus in a tough three-set match Tuesday in the US Open?s quarterfinals.

// Men of color greet Boston students returning to school

Participants were sharply dressed to demonstrate that black and Latino men can be successful professionals, organizers said.

A crew worked outside the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, as preparations continue for the Apple event.

Top things to watch for at Apple?s iPhone event

A new iPhone, a larger-screen iPad, and upgrades to Apple TV are on the menu at the annual splash event.

Who has the worst commute?

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

Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

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.