Tropical Storm Arthur likely to bring rainy Fourth

The first named system of the hurricane season could bring heavy rains midweek through Independence Day.

Rev. Bruce Prescott (left) applauded during a vigil outside a Hobby Lobby store in Edmond, Okla., on Monday.

Hobby Lobby ruling could end up hurting GOP

As popular as the Supreme Court?s decision will be with the party?s base, it will be just as unpopular with women and younger voters.

Budget boosts pay for sheriffs, district attorneys

District attorneys get a 15 percent raise as their staff remain among the nation?s lowest-paid prosecutors.

// Mario Batali to open restaurant at Fan Pier

The acclaimed chef will serve wood-fired pizzas and pastas in Boston.

The scene at Backbar by Journeyman in Union Square.

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PAUL MCMORROW | Commentary

Boston needs ideas ? from Somerville

Somerville realizes change is coming, so civic leaders have rolled up their sleeves to make that change work for the city.

US coach Jurgen Klinsmann created a stir by saying he isn?t happy with FIFA?s choice of referee, Algeria?s Djamel Haimoudi.

Jurgen Klinsmann dislikes referee choice for US-Belgium game

The US coach is skeptical of the choice of an Algerian official for Tuesday?s game.

16th-century depiction of the universe, with earth at the center

Evan Horowitz

Studies show many studies are false

There are good scientific reasons to think that lots of published research is actually false.

Jake Arrieta acknowledges the cheers from the Fenway crowd after allowing only one Red Sox hit in 7?
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Fenway fans give Cubs? Jake Arrieta standing ovation

Arrieta, who took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, received an honor he called ?pretty rare? at Fenway.


Book Review

//$james_hres.jpg ?Warburg in Rome? by James Carroll

Unfortunately, ?Warburg in Rome?? does not sustain the promise of its conception.


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Teammates converged on Jake Arrieta after Stephen Drew (7) broke his no-hit bid in the eighth inning.

Cubs nearly no-hit Red Sox

Stephen Drew?s two-out single in the eighth inning highlighted the little offense the Red Sox could muster Monday.


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Cape Wind gets $150m boost

The US government is promising to back the controversial project, a sign that the offshore wind farm will move forward.