Obama ramps up attacks on Romney ahead of DNC

Campaigning his way toward the Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama slapped a ‘‘Romney doesn’t care’’ label on his rival’s health-care views Sunday.

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Boston Brahmin scion killed by rogue wave off Newfoundland

Dr. Edmund B. ‘Ned’ Cabot, 69, a retired surgeon and scion of a Boston Brahmin family, was swept from his yacht, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Sunday.

Boston’s Scott Podsednik was tagged out at home plate by Oakland catcher Derek Norris in the sixth inning Sunday.

Athletics 6, Red Sox 2

Matsuzaka shelled; Red Sox drop 6th straight

Daisuke Matsuzaka gave up six runs in 3 2/3 innings as the Red Sox fell again to the streaking Athletics, who have now won nine in a row.

Magic Johnson, an NBA analyst for ESPN, keeps close tabs on the league and was thrilled that his former club acquired Dwight Howard.


Sunday Basketball Notes

New Dodgers owner Magic Johnson still happy to talk Bird

As schooled and passionate as the Dodgers co-owner sounded about baseball, his voice flowed with Larry Bird stories when he addressed kids at a recent charity appearance.

Yvonne Abraham

What Elizabeth Warren is missing

If even her fans on the campaign trail feel that the Senate candidate’s personality isn’t coming through in ads and media coverage, Warren has a problem.

Hillary Nangle of Paris, left, master chef Philippe Gobet, director of Ecole Lenôtre, and Hilary Nangle of Maine, right, on the Champs-Élysées. The Nangles met through Facebook.


Facebook spurs voyage to Paris to meet someone with the same name

It began when Canada’s Hillary Nangle stumbled upon Maine’s Hilary Nangle on Facebook, and ended with a tour of Paris, where the Canadian now lives.

Opinion | Tom Keane

At Harvard, a concerted effort to foster student innovation

A competition called the Innovation Challenge pairs up students who mentor each other, while the Harvard Innovation Labs incubates around 160 student startups.


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Deutsche Bank Classic

Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa on the 12th hole during the third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston in Norton on Sunday.

Oosthuizen birdies 7 straight, seizes lead at TPC Boston

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods played well, but were outshone by Louis Oosthuizen’s 8-under 63. McIlroy will be paired with the South African in tomorrow’s final.


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On the Hot Seat

Audra Parker, chief executive of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound.

Cape Wind fight isn’t over for staunch opponent

The offshore project keeps clearing regulatory hurdles, but that hasn’t shaken the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound CEO’s commitment to fighting Cape Wind’s construction.

Nation & World

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Cattle are stranded on a slim piece of dry land as floodwaters from Hurricane Isaac recede in Plaquemines Parish, La., Sunday.

Amid flooding and outages, La. awaits Obama visit

Five days after Hurricane Isaac hit, much of Plaquemines Parish was still covered with floodwater and more than 200,000 people across Louisiana still didn’t have any power.


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Channing Tatum as a male stripper in “Magic Mike.’’

9 top summer movie moments of 2012

The summer’s movie releases were a mixed bag, as always. But there were moments that we’ll carry with us long after the air turns cold with the rush of Oscar contenders.


Apex Orchards in Shelburne Falls, on the edge of the Pioneer Valley, was founded in 1828.

7 favorite Massachusetts apple farms

Every apple has a story, and the third- and fourth-generation family growers in the heart of the state’s apple country can tell you lots of them.


Book review

‘Telegraph Avenue’ by Michael Chabon

Chabon’s saga of two couples running besieged vinyl and midwife businesses rocks a big multicultural mix of love, loss, change, and how we live now.

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