Turmoil engulfs Egypt, death toll rises

As the death toll of clashes between protestors and police soared to 638, relatives in search of loved ones uncovered the faces of the bloodied, unclaimed dead.

Jane Richard, who lost her older brother Martin and her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, is recovering and using a prosthetic.

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Richard family continues recovery

Four months after the Boston Marathon bombing took their youngest son’s life and severed their daughter’s left leg, the family is doing its best to resume a normal life.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/08/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/maeda_24trooper_met2--90x90.jpg Night duty for trooper who released capture photos

Athol residents welcomed Sergeant Sean Murphy, who released the photos of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s capture in response to a Rolling Stone cover.

Movie Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/08/09/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/16butler1.jpg ‘The Butler’ examines civil rights history from a new perspective

Lee Daniels’s star-studded film is remarkable for its unerring social portrait of a black middle class torn by the era.

Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs is one of the few redeeming features of Joshua Michael Stern’s biopic “Jobs,” out on Friday.

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‘Jobs’ gets pulped in laborious film

Ashton Kutcher as the late founder of Apple is one of the few redeeming features of Joshua Michael Stern’s Steve Jobs biopic.

An artist's composite of the Kepler telescope is seen in this undated image.

NASA officials give up on fixing Kepler telescope

Scientists have spent months trying to repair the planet-hunting telescope’s positioning mechanism.

Edwin Alemany was arraigned in the murder of Amy Lord at West Roxbury District Court today. His lawyer said he tried to commit suicide scratching open the arteries on his neck and arms.

Alemany attempted suicide, lawyer says

Edwin Alemany, accused of killing Amy Lord of South Boston, had scratches on his arms and neck today as he entered his arraignment.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/08/15/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/nburns_90.jpg Obama has an opening with Iran

The president now has the opportunity to open talks with Iran for the first time in 34 years.

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‘The Realm of Last Chances’ by Steve Yarbrough

In “The Realm of Last Chances,” Yarbrough takes a calm, somewhat relaxed attitude toward his characters’ decay.