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Clashes in Egypt after leader’s power expansion

Thousands of opponents of Egypt President Mohammed Morsi clashed with his supporters and burned offices in violent protests over his move to grant himself sweeping powers.

// 1 killed in first flare-up since Gaza truce

Israeli troops fatally shot a Palestinian man and wounded at least 13 others in the first violence since a truce that ended eight days of Hamas and Israeli fighting.

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From the Archives | Photo gallery

The Cocoanut Grove fire 70th anniversary

A shocking 492 people died in the famous nightclub fire, which led to changes nationally in fire safety codes.

Photo gallery

// Globe photos of the week

This week’s best photos include scenes from Plimoth Plantation, Thanksgiving football, and the Nutcracker.

// Bargain hunters hit stores for Black Friday

Shoppers flocked to malls across the region early Friday for the annual after-Thanksgiving retail tradition.

Exclusive Sunday Preview | Globe Magazine

// Bluefin Labs decodes social media chatter

This Cambridge start-up is betting it can change everything from product placement to how we elect our president.


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The Patriots were hungry for a win, and after they got it, Vince Wilfork (far left) was able to partake in a little snack.

Vince Wilfork was key man in Patriots’ win

Wilfork’s contributions don’t always show on the stat sheet, but he was the cog that fueled the Patriots’ romp over the Jets.


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The music gift guide

No other giftee can inspire fear in shoppers like the Music Fan. One false move, and you could be deemed uncool for decades to come. Avert this fate with our guide to the most giftable reissues, box sets, DVDs, music-related books, and holiday albums. (But hang onto that gift receipt, just in case.)


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Movie Review

Anthony Hopkins plays legendary director Alfred Hitchcock in the new movie “Hitchcock.”

A blunt stab at ‘Hitchcock’

The best way to better understand the man who made some of our greatest movies is simply to see them. There’s no case to be made for a mangy shortcut like this.