- No sprint to the finish yet in Senate race: Boston.com politics editor Jim O'Sullivan and political reporter Joshua Miller report that there was no sense of urgency yesterday as Markey and Gomez campaigned, even though the election is only six days away.
- John, Cam Kerry first brothers together in Cabinet: Throughout his life, Cameron Kerry has been in the shadow of his older brother, but now he is briefly on closer-to-equal footing. He recently became acting Secretary of Commerce while waiting confirmation of a new nominee, marking the first time two brothers are serving at the same time in a presidential Cabinet. Matt Viser reports from Washington.·
Boston's gang wars, 2013: Even political leaders and top law enforcement officials sound resigned to what is now viewed as a typical lead-in to summer in the inner city - a surge in violence, writes columnist Joan Vennochi.