Islamist candidate wins Egyptian presidential election

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi was elected Egypt’s first Islamist civilian president, capping an acrimonious race that divided the nation.

NATO to discuss downing of Turkish plane by Syria

NATO leaders will meet this week to discuss how and whether to respond to Syria’s downing of a Turkish jet on Friday.

Headmaster leaves English High in turmoil

Hired as a savior, Sito Narcisse was a young, new principal who upended everything at the Boston school but this: the pattern of failure.

Senator John F. Kerry defended his work as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the accomplishments of the panel. “We have issued some very constructive reports,” he said in an interview.

Senator Kerry’s closeness to Obama draws fire

Critics say the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has his eye on the secretary of state’s job and, as a ­result, has been too lenient on oversight of the administration’s policies.

Romney spends weekend with top fundraisers, donors

Mitt Romney is meeting with about 500 fundraisers and contributors who are doing the most to help him, at a retreat this weekend in Park City, Utah.

Steve Rosenthal

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Tanglewood & the Berkshires Experience

The music festival celebrates its 75th anniversary in a region with a bounty of cultural attractions. Just pack a picnic basket and enjoy.

Filis Casey greeted 11-year-old Bernadine with a lollipop on a return visit to an orphanage in Kenscoff, Haiti.

Newton woman brings hope to orphans in Haiti

Filis Casey has traveled the world, lifting children out of the shadows and into adoptive homes, but she has never seen anything like the problems plaguing the country.

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman isn’t worried about not having chips to deal if he needs to make a trade-deadline move.

Sunday Baseball Notes

Yankees in a position to build healthy lead

If there is one team capable of pulling away in the AL East, it’s probably the Yankees. But general manager Brian Cashman doesn’t quite see it that way.

Guide to upcoming MBTA changes

The price of all passes and fares is rising an average of 23 percent, though some riders will see a much steeper increase. Here is a guide to the changes, which take effect next Sunday.

Bob Ryan

Statue a fitting tribute for PawSox owner

Thirty-five years ago, Ben Mondor took a bankrupt franchise and turned it into as important a social and cultural institution as there is in all of Rhode Island.


All-Scholastics: Honoring the area’s best

It’s time to toast local athletes for their achievements. Led by Carla Forbes of Newton North, the season’s best shined bright.


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