G-8 summit stresses growth

A statement by the group reflected President Obama’s wish for Europeans to go beyond austerity measures, but said little about how to fund new spending.

3 arrested in NATO terror plot

The men had been planning to attack President Obama’s campaign headquarters, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s home, and other targets in Chicago, prosecutors said.

Members of Mary Richardson Kennedy's family remove the casket holding her, the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., at St. Patrick's Church in Bedford, N.Y., Saturday, May 19, 2012. Kennedy was found dead of an apparent suicide this week at her home in Bedford. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Mary Kennedy mourned at private funeral

A service was held at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in New York for the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

New Hampshire Episcopalians elect new bishop

Bishop V. Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the history of the Anglican Communion, is scheduled to retire in January.

Car repair bill goes to House

The Right to Repair bill would give independent auto mechanics in Massachusetts access to repair data and diagnostic codes now available only to dealerships.

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Creative Cause should win Preakness

Jockey Joel Rosario should be able to find good position and then make his move.

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A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


TurtleTrek is a new 3-D experience in a domed theater at SeaWorld. The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man ride has burnished its 3-D powers at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.



Universal, Disney, Sea World vie for your dollars

Refusing to be overshadowed, these giant theme parks in Orlando are offering new rides, shows, resorts, and activities.


Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones suit up for ‘Men in Black 3’

Those darkly dressed defenders of the Earth return in this remarkably detailed film.

Living Longer, Living Better | Real Estate

‘Villages’ help seniors remain in their homes, communities

Largely organized by elderly volunteers, Village to Village services allow many aging Boomers to remain in their long-time homes after they lose mobility.

Ideas | The Word

A golden age of proverbs

Though we think of proverbs as hoary old chestnuts, a new book argues that we’re minting new ones all the time.


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Todd English left restaurant in shambles

English, the celebrity chef who owes more than $1 million in back rent for his Kingfish Hall restaurant, left the space with thousands of dollars in damage.

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Losses mount for Red Sox season ticket holders

In the wake of the Sox’ collapse last fall, their last-place standing, and on-going excitement gap, financially and socially, season ticket holders’ currency has plummeted.