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Eastern US storms kill 13, cut power

The death toll continued to mount after violent storms swept through the Mid-Atlantic region on Friday evening.

Storms possible through holiday in Boston area

The highest chance of thunderstorms this week could occur on July 4, according to the National Weather Service.

(FILES)- An October 31, 1991 file photo shows Israeli Premier Yitzhak Shamir looking up during a session of the Middle East peace conference, which started 30 October 1991 in Madrid. Ex-prime minister Yitzhak Shamir, a former soldier, spy and statesman, has died at the age of 96, Israeli officials said on June 30, 2012. head of the right-wing Likud bloc, which Netanyahu now leads, he served as premier from 1983 to 1984 and from 1986 to 1992. Shamir had withdrawn from public life over the past decade, silenced by Alzheimer's disease. AFP PHOTO/PATRICK BAZPATRICK BAZ/AFP/GettyImages

Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir dies at 96

His term was marked by the Palestinian uprising against Israeli occupation and the 1991 Gulf war.

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.

Mohamed Morsi sworn in as Egypt’s president

Morsi took the oath of office Saturday to become the country’s first freely elected president.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


7 hit Hollywood reboots

Leave it to Hollywood to remake the term “remake.” These days, “reboot” is the label that the film industry rushes to slap on seemingly every concept reintroduced to multiplexes.

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// The Brattle keeps cinema alive in Harvard Square

The shuttering of the AMC/Loews Harvard Square cinema leaves the venerable Brattle as the last theater standing in the Harvard/Central Square areas of Cambridge.

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.

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Shipping up to Boston

The Globe guides you through activities as tall ships and Navy vessels pull into Boston Harbor for Operation Sail.


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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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Thrill of Cyclone ride never gets old

The 85-year-old New York City landmark and international amusement icon will be feted Saturday with a birthday party including 25-cent rides.