Police name victims in Conn. shootings

Mourners attended a vigil in Newtown, Conn., Saturday.

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President Obama will attend a memorial service Sunday in Newtown, Conn., as that community grapples with the aftermath of shootings that left 27 dead in an elementary school.

Portraits of Conn. shooting victims

Personal details about the victims in the Newtown, Conn., shootings are emerging.

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Adam Lanza, 20, seemed to do all he could to avoid attention, until Friday.


After Conn. massacre, despair must lead to action on gun control

In taking on the threat posed by disturbed, heavily armed individuals, this society needs far more restrictions on the weapons designed to kill.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/12/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/90x90graphic.jpg What happened at Sandy Hook Elementary

This graphic traces the events of Friday morning, when a gunman killed 26 people at the Newtown, Conn., school before turning the gun on himself.

Senator John Kerry arrived at Logan airport Friday.

Timing of Kerry announcement appears driven by other picks

The White House was said to have chosen Senator John Kerry as its nominee to be secretary of state but wants to roll out its new national security team all at once.

The Spurs' Tim Duncan felt pressure from Kevin Garnett in the first quarter.

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Celtics have little defense against Spurs

The Spurs pulled away from the Celtics in the fourth quarter as Boston lost its second game in two days.

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A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


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A look at the best albums of the year, in a range of styles, from six reviewers.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/12/13/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/16sinclair1.jpg Harvard Square ready to rock with opening of Sinclair

After more than a month of delays, the Sinclair in Harvard Square is open.


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Rockets coach Kevin McHale and Kevin Garnett embrace. McHale recently lost his daughter to lupus.

Garnett, McHale embrace

Kevin Garnett and Kevin McHale, who recently lost his daughter to lupus, embraced for several moments after the Celtics’ loss Friday.


Boehner offers millionaire tax hike, according to report

House Speaker John Boehner has proposed raising the top rate for earners making more than $1 million, but President Obama has not accepted the offer, an official said.


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Shoppers walked past holiday decorations at Downtown Crossing in Boston Thursday.

Holiday sales slump after big weekend

If shoppers don’t show up soon, more ‘‘70 percent off’’ signs will. After a promising start to the shopping season over Thanksgiving weekend, sales have slowed.