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Up to 10 inches of snow possible on the Cape

About 6 to 8 inches of snow are expected in the Boston area and North Shore Sunday, with a possible 10 on the Cape.

Warren, Menino to discuss impact of federal budget cuts

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Mayor Thomas Menino will meet to highlight how the sequester could affect medical research in the region.

Smoke rose after a bomb attack in a Shiite Muslim area of the Pakistani city of Quetta.

Bomb explodes in southern Pakistan market

Dozens of people were killed after a bomb went off in a Shiite Muslim-dominated neighborhood of the city of Quetta.

Pilgrim nuclear plant is back on-line

The Pilgim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth went back in service late Friday night after being off-line since last weekend’s storm.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


Swordfish parmigiana at Capricci Siciliani, Sicilian fare in a 12th-century Roman palazzo.



When in Rome, eat as the Ligurians and Sicilians do

Romans just can’t get enough of their country’s time-honored grub, which remains a reflection of the potpourri of regions that make up Italy.

Sunday Baseball Notes

// Tampa Bay Rays still show swagger despite personnel losses

They may have lost B.J. Upton and James Shields, but the Rays are armed and dangerous with the best and deepest pitching staff in baseball.

Quvenzhané Wallis (a nominee for best actress in a leading role) was only 6 years old when she starred in “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”

academy awards

History is front and center at this year’s Oscars

The 2013 Oscar lineup is about actual history — the topical events of then and now, writes Ty Burr in his Oscar picks.


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 Sam Lapides (left) and Nick Veo kept a close eye on 2012 DA14 through a giant telescope at the Clay Center Observatory at Dexter and Southfield Schools.

Brookline students track asteroid, set up live feed

As a massive asteroid made its way toward Earth, three students closely tracked the 150-foot-wide object through one of the largest telescopes in the Boston area.

Nation & World

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Markey ahead of Lynch in new election poll

US Rep. Edward Markey is ahead of Rep. Stephen Lynch by seven percentage points, not as wide as some political insiders would have predicted.


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The triangular site would get a tower that would include homes and retail.

Residential tower pitched for the Fenway

A developer is proposing a 22-story residential tower with 320 residences and stores at the corner of Brookline Avenue and Boylston Street.