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Groups get funds for summer beach events

A non-profit that aims to restore the Boston area shoreline and boost community programs at beaches awarded $25,000 among 12 groups.

Senator Scott Brown (left) and his wife, Gail Huff, were photographed at the family's home in Wrentham on April 29, 2012.

Brown ads target female voters with Gail Huff

Huff, a former television reporter for WCVB, speaks about her relationship and family life with Senator Scott Brown in a series of new ads this month.

Sandusky juror: accusers’ credibility boosted case

Eight victims took the stand during the trial to describe encounters with Jerry Sandusky, who was found guilty of 45 counts of child sex abuse yesterday.

Egypt to announce election results Sunday

The country voted in a June 16-17 runoff vote between the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate and ousted leader Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister.

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A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.



opinion | Carol Rose and Matthew Segal

A challenge to Attorney General Eric Holder

At the beginning of his tenure, Holder wanted to “do the right thing.” It’s not yet too late.

Opinion | Joanna Weiss

// In ‘Brave,’ a Disney Princess for the modern girl

This movie is a love story — about the love between the princess Merida and her mom. As princess fare goes, that drives a very different narrative.

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Whatever happened to wallpaper?

Its heyday may be over—but behind the peeling stuff on our walls lie 500 years of history and ambition.


‘Superman’ reveals the history of America’s enduring hero

Larry Tye’s novel looks at the Man of Steel’s staying power as the heroic icon turns 75.


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Will Middlebrooks plays as Kevin Youkilis sits

The days of trying to wedge two third basemen into the same lineup and playing Adrian Gonzalez in right field appear to be over for the Red Sox.


 President Obama addressed a conference of Latino officeholders Friday, as polls indicated support for him among Hispanics was rising since his announcement of a policy shift.

Obama rips GOP at Latino meeting

President Obama aimed at Republican opposition to immigration reform on Friday and trumpeted his steps to make it easier for the children of illegal immigrants to stay in the country legally.

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The new guest at weddings: inescapable technology

Couples are live-streaming their nuptials so far-flung friends and relatives can watch, which brings time zones, tech, and, of course, more tension into the equation.