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Clinton calls for ‘durable outcome’ to Gaza violence

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton nd  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands after their joint press conference in Jerusalem on Wednesday.


Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with the Israeli prime minister and pushed for a truce that recognizes the “legitimate aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians alike.”

// Judge suspends sex change surgery for convicted killer

US District Judge Mark Wolf decided to suspend a taxpayer-funded sex change operation for Michelle Kosilek pending an appeal by the state.

Suraj Sharma as Pi Patel, adrift in a lifeboat with a tiger, and amid oceanic bioluminescence in Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi.”

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Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’ is a marvel

Lee’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel shouldn’t work at all, but it does, writes Globe film critic Ty Burr.

From left: Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson, and Chris Hemsworth in the remake of “Red Dawn.”

Movie Review

New geography, but same old ‘Red Dawn’

As a combat action spectacle, the movie makes for mostly solid viewing, but the filmmakers’ nominal handling of political commentary is another matter.

Phoebe Baker Hyde’s book “The Beauty Experiment” will be published Dec. 25.

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Taking a break from beauty

Phoebe Baker Hyde spent a year away from makeup and fashion and came away with a book — and a better sense of herself.

Sheila Burgess, the top safety officer since 2007, is on medical leave recovering from an Aug. 24 one-car accident in Milton in which she drove off the road and suffered a head injury.


A shameful act of patronage

The hiring of Sheila Burgess as state highway safety director showed a lack of regard not only for taxpayers’ wallets but their physical safety as well.

Opinion | Farah Stockman

Don’t break up, America

Talk of secession could be a sign of irreconcilable differences in our relationship to the federal government.


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