• This image provided by the Museum of World War II Boston shows the operations order for Hiroshima, dated Aug. 5, 1945. According to the museum, this operations order was carried on the Enola Gay in the flight log of Jacob Beser, the radar and electronics specialist. The original copy of the operations order for dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima is on display at the private museum in the Boston suburbs as the deadly attack marks its 70th anniversary. (Museum of World War II Boston via AP)

    Hiroshima bombing order offers glimpse into fateful day

    BOSTON (AP) — It’s just a few cryptic notations on a badly yellowed sheet of paper, but it changed the course of world history.

    Updated: 11:50 pm

  • Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Mikie Mahtook leaps but can't get to an RBI double by Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz during the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

    Cabrera’s double in 8th helps Rays to 4-3 win over Red Sox

    BOSTON (AP) — Asdrubal Cabrera had a game-tying RBI double and scored on James Loney’s single in the eighth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-3 comeback victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.

  • Red Sox exec Lucchino issues statement on stepping down

    BOSTON (AP) — Larry Lucchino, who is stepping down as president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox, says “the end of the year is a good time for this change.”

  • RHP Porcello goes on DL; newly acquired RHP Cook recalled

    BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have placed struggling right-hander Rick Porcello on the 15-day disabled list because of soreness in his right triceps.

  • Rays LHP Moore demoted after rough outing

    BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have demoted left-hander Matt Moore to the minors to continue his comeback from Tommy John surgery.

  • Lucchino stepping down from position with Red Sox

    BOSTON (AP) — Larry Lucchino is stepping down this year at the Boston Red Sox’s president and CEO.

  • Boston Red Sox's Travis Shaw watches his second home run of the game, a two-run homer against the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

    Shaw’s big day carries Red Sox past Rays11-7

    BOSTON (AP) — Travis Shaw’s teammates teased him about going for the cycle in his last at-bat. He finished with an even better hit by belting his second homer of the day.

  • Red Sox recall INF Shaw from Triple-A; option RHP Aro

    BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox recalled infielder Travis Shaw from Triple-A Pawtucket for Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

  • Rays recall OF Sizemore from Triple-A; option Mahtook

    BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays recalled outfielder Grady Sizemore from Triple-A Durham for Saturday’s game against the Red Sox.

  • In this Feb. 5, 2015, file photo, people hold up placards in Boston, against the Olympic Games coming to the city, during the first public forum regarding the city's 2024 Olympic bid. Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics flamed out in spectacular fashion earlier this week, with local organizers and the U.S. Olympic Committee deciding to part ways after the Boston mayor and the Massachusetts governor refused to be rushed into a decision putting taxpayers on the hook if the games went over budget. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

    Questions remain after Boston’s Olympics bid ends

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics flamed out in spectacular fashion this week, with local organizers and the U.S. Olympic Committee deciding to part ways after the mayor and Massachusetts’ governor refused to be rushed into a decision putting taxpayers on the hook if the games went over budget.