Pentagon asks to cut $334.6m from Taunton program

The significant cut in funding from a military communications network developed by General Dynamics C4 Systems could endanger hundreds of jobs.

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6-9-12: Miami, FL: Celtics center, and free agent to be Kevin Garnett is pictured on the floor late in what could have been his final game in a Boston uniform. The Boston Celtics visited the Miami Heat for Game Seven of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at the American Airlines Arena. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Celtics-Heat

Kevin Garnett agrees to extension with Celtics

Garnett, who was considering retirement, has agreed to return on a three-year contract, sources have confirmed.

In this handout picture made available by the Egyptian presidency on June 30, 2012, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi (R) shakes hands with Faruq Sultan, head of the presidential election commission, after taking the oath of office at his swearing-in ceremony at the Constitutional Court in Cairo to become the country's first freely elected leader and its first president since Hosni Mubarak's overthrow last year. AFP PHOTO / HO ==RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT

Mohamed Morsi sworn in as Egypt’s president

Morsi took the oath of office Saturday to become the country’s first freely elected president, succeeding Hosni Mubarak who was ousted 16 months ago.

Rep. John Tierney bridles at another attack

A second brother-in-law said Tierney was fully aware of the family’s illegal gambling operation, a charge the congressman strongly denied.

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OpSail is an excuse to explore the new Boston waterfront

As the waterfront evolves, it’s adding restaurants, green space, and other attractions at a breakneck pace. Consider this your reintroduction.

Jeff Briggs created the characters for a Boston-themed carousel featuring replicas of local fauna.

Boston-themed carousel designed for Greenway

Riders will sit atop replicas of a right whale, a harbor seal, and an Atlantic cod created by Jeff Briggs for the attraction.

Authors of Affordable Care law astounded by its trials

Two nonpoliticians from Mass. who helped transform the state’s health overhaul into national legislation expressed incredulity at how close the law came to being overturned.

Life is difficult enough without losing the weekend some service of the Green Line E train, people say.

Loss of weekend E train service worries riders

Some Green Line riders said it will be an inconvenience that will complicate their lives at a time and in an area where no one wants to see life become more difficult.


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Violent storms wreak havoc in mid-Atlantic

Strong storms swept through the mid-Atlantic Friday night, killing a woman and knocking out power to nearly 2 million people across the region.