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Jobs report shows robust hiring

US employers added 195,000 jobs in June and more than previously estimated in April and May. The unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent.

Supporters of the ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi carried a person who was shot during clashes next the headquarters of the Republican Guard in Cairo.

At least 1 dead after Egyptian troops fire on protesters

Troops opened fire on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi marching in Cairo.

With humidity, it will feel as hot as 100 degrees today

The season’s second heat wave became official this afternoon as temperatures reached into the 90s again.

// John Paul II cleared for sainthood

Pope Francis has cleared John Paul II for sainthood, approving a miracle attributed to his intercession.

At Maxwell’s Green, a newly completed development in Somerville that is near the Red Line, developers asked city officials to reduce the number of required parking spaces.

City’s cutback on new parking roils some residents

Boston officials are significantly reducing the amount of new parking required with building projects.

New Celtics coach brad Stevens (center) was introduced Friday in Waltham.

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Celtics welcome Brad Stevens

“I couldn’t be more thrilled for the opportunity,” Stevens said as he was introduced Friday as the new head coach of the Celtics.

A  Hamilton Project report encouraged policy makers to provide more US  grants to low- and middle-income student to help fund their education.

Wealth gap limits equality of education

High-income families are spending more time and money on education, widening the gulf between rich and poor students.

// Secure, scorching, and festive Fourth

Security measures were intense, and memories of the Marathon bombings lingered, but devoted revelers still crowded along the Charles River.

Tyler Seguin has been traded to the Dallas Stars.

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Bruins just lost faith in Tyler Seguin

Among their frustrations with Seguin, the Bruins stopped believing he could be a bona fide NHL No. 1 pivot.


opinion | H.D.S. Greenway

// The temptation of other people’s civil wars

Every Muslim country the United States has become involved in militarily just creates more recruits for extremists.


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Jacoby Ellsbury rounded first base after hitting a home run against the Padres during the eighth inning.

Red Sox complete sweep of Padres

Jacoby Ellsbury’s home run led the way for the Red Sox, who closed a sweep of the Padres and an 8-1 homestand with a holiday victory.


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Movie Review

“Despicable Me 2” centers on reformed baddie Gru (left, voice of Steve Carell) and his interactions with Anti-Villain League operative Lucy Wilde (right, Kristen Wiig), as well as his Minions.

Less ‘Despicable,’ still funny

Steve Carell’s animated villain Gru shows a near total lack of despicability in “Despicable Me 2,” but this sequel is plenty funny.