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At least 72 killed in assault by Egyptian authorities

The attackers “had orders to shoot to kill,” said a spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood, which supports ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

Stephen Drew (from left) was congratulated by teammates Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Mike Carp after hitting a three-run home run against the Orioles in the fourth inning.

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Red Sox, Drew power past Orioles

Stephen Drew drove in five runs and scored three times to power the Red Sox past the Orioles.

“If we don’t do anything, then growth will be slower than it should be,” President Obama said.

Income inequality fraying social fabric, Obama says

The income gap as well as lingering effects of the financial crisis had undermined Americans’ belief in opportunity, President Obama said.

Teresa Heinz Kerry (right) attended a speech delivered by her husband, then-Senator John Kerry, in Florida.

Teresa Heinz Kerry released from hospital

The wife of Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to make a full recovery after she suffered a seizure nearly three weeks ago at her home on Nantucket.

Boston’s own Session Americana performed at the Summer Arts Weekend in Copley Square.

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Music review

Summer Arts Weekend a world dance party

Pipers, drummers, horn players, and the sumptuous voice of headliner Angelique Kidjo transcended genre limits.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


Richard Ford.

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Richard Ford, without clutter and drudgery

Ford, who is at work on a new collection of short stories to be published next year, talks about his writing environment and rituals.

“The Promenade” shows artist Maurice Prendergast’s Armory Show-era style.

Art Review

From tender shore scenes to ‘sea-change’

Although the Bowdoin show “Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea” hinges on a single theme, it functions as a retrospective of the artist.


opinion | Peter Ubertaccio

// The state’s lost clout in Washington

No member of the Bay State’s congressional delegation holds a leadership position in either the Senate or the House.


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Analysis | Patriots camp report

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, center, gave instructions to players during the second day of training camp.

Patriots sharper on Day 2 of camp

Rob Gronkowski made an appearance, watching from the sideline, and Tim Tebow spent about 20 minutes after practice working on his throws.

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Love Letters

Choosing between Boston and ‘the one’

A reader is torn between returning to the city and getting married to a woman who is “the one.”