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Pro-bailout party projected to win Greek election

The winning party immediately proposed forming a pro-euro coalition government, a development that eased fears of potential widespread economic turmoil.

Military makes move as Egyptians vote

The ruling military issued an interim constitution Sunday that gave it the lion’s share of power over the new president.

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Webb Simpson wins the US Open

Simpson won the US Open Sunday for his first major title.


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What women want in the maternity ward

From aromatherapy to jacuzzis and acupuncture, hospitals are using a range of personalized services to woo mothers-to-be.

In Pescadero, Calif., a restored lighthouse keeper’s quarters is a family hostel next to one of the tallest lighthouses in the country. On the French Riviera in Nice, the Villa Saint Exupéry hostel has a restaurant and lounge.

Kid friendly

Nine family-friendly hostels in the US and beyond

Today, hostels are more boutique hotel than dirty digs, where vacationing families, with children of all ages, are welcome.

 President Obama said, “the private sector is doing fine.”

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Panic sets in at the White House

The White House and the Obama campaign have been exposed as adrift and out of touch, writes John E. Sununu.

 Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Chief of Commonweath Development Doug Foy attend a press conference in 2003, where Romney announced a plan to redirect the focus of the Renewable Energy Trust.

opinion | tom keane

Is good Gov. Romney still there?

The Mitt Romney who strides the national stage today is almost unrecognizable from the man who was once Massachusetts’s governor.


Introducing the human computer

How a circuit made of people could be the building block of a new field.


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Andrew Wheating is chasing an Olympic berth

Recent injuries and up-down-up performances make Wheating an unpredictable quantity, very similar to the way it was in 2008, when he secured a spot on the US Olympic team.


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A father’s sacrifice is his son’s calling

For the sons and daughters of the nine firefighters killed in the 1972 Verdome Hotel fire, including BFD District Fire Chief Richard Magee Jr., Father’s Day remains bittersweet.


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book review

‘The Obamians’ by James Mann

Mann’s “Obamians” is the successor volume to “Rise of the Vulcans,” his sketch of the foreign-policy worldview of those surrounding George W. Bush.