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‘Fishiness’ led to HubSpot firing, but few details revealed

CEO Brian Halligan and cofounder Dharmesh Shah spoke about the events that led to an executive’s firing amid a book scandal.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/06/28/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/T1-8739-4293.jpg Wynn Resorts offers to bolster MBTA’s Orange Line

The company agreed to add trains during certain hours, a plan that will cost nearly $7.5 million over the next 15 years.

Boston, MA, 09/20/06 - John Hancock Tower photographed on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006. (Globe Photo/ ) - OUTTAKE

So, what should we call the John Hancock Tower now?

You can still call it the John Hancock, but the company that paid $930 million for New England’s tallest building can’t.

Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, announced Beijing as the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Malaysia’s capital city of Kuala Lumpur on Friday.

Beijing picked to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, were the only two candidates left after four European cities pulled out for political or financial reasons.

Joseph Trustey and his daughter, Anna.

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Father-daughter college trip turns tragic in Wisconsin

Joseph Trustey was flying his own plane when it crashed, killing the Boston executive and his daughter, Anna.

An elephant ate at the Tsavo West National Park in 2009. Five elephants were killed at the park Monday night.

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Poachers infiltrate African park, kill 5 elephants

While the world mourned Cecil the lion, another devastating poaching incident was quietly carried out in Kenya.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/AP100604133643.jpg Business veteran put in charge of MBTA’s finances

The Baker administration is following through on its promise to overhaul the way the debt-ridden transit agency is run.

Olympics bid comes to an end

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Editorial

With Widett Circle, can Mayor Walsh reshape Boston?

If the city’s failed Olympics bid accomplished anything, it was to kindle a conversation about the future of the circle.

Adrian Walker

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/walker-8642.jpg What can we salvage from the Olympic bid?

The debate over hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics prompted a healthy discussion about where the city is headed.

Bill Plaschke

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/olympic-hearts-WEB.jpg Good effort, Boston, but please leave the big-boy sporting events to LA

Thank you, Boston, for perhaps bringing the Olympics back to the only place in the world that is already built for them.

Governor Charlie Baker at the opening of the Boston Public Market.

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Walsh laughs off Baker’s Olympics joke as ‘good timing’

“So what do you think?” Baker asked at a ribbon cutting for the Boston Public Market. “A market like this, or a velodrome?”

Christopher L. Gasper

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-7124-7049--90x90.jpg Tom Brady finds a safe haven on practice field

The Patriots’ beleaguered quarterback got back to football business as he tries to leave distractions behind.

Officers on the island of Réunion carried an object that appeared to be a wing flap from a jetliner Wednesday. US investigators say the object came from a Boeing 777, and the only such plane missing is Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Linking debris to missing jetliner may take a week

It may be a week or more before investigators determine whether a piece of debris found on an island came from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Ideas

Is the skills gap real?

As the skills gap lights up teleprompters and fills editorial pages, a growing number of economists are sounding a sharp, skeptical note.

Capital

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/bush2--90x90.jpg Who’s on top in the race for the GOP nomination?

The Boston Globe has revised its rankings of the top 10 Republican presidential candidates in New Hampshire.

Ground Game

Video

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/29/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/paul.jpg Conversations with the 2016 presidential candidates

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

Opinion

Meredith Warren

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Merredith_Warren-1272.jpg ‘Sanctuary cities’ defy immigration law

The term sounds warm and fuzzy but it leaves people like us vulnerable to known threats to public safety.

The Big Picture

Jae C. Hong/Associated Press

2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles

About 6,500 athletes with intellectual disabilities from 165 nations are competing throughout the city.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/bray-4682.jpg With Windows 10, Microsoft gets back on track

After one of the biggest fiascos in its history, Microsoft is back on track with its new operating system.

Crux

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/crux150-8546.jpg US welcomes Christians and Jews. Atheists and Muslims? Not so much

Americans are all for religious freedom — but disagree on who can claim it.

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With Olympics bid dead, who’s ahead? And who took a hit?

In the aftermath of Boston’s Olympic bid, Frederick Law Olmsted’s dream is dead — again. But the prospects for Widett Circle remain bright.