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‘My sole motive is to inform,’ says source of surveillance leak

An NSA contract worker was identified by The Guardian today as its source in revelations about the US government’s surveillance programs.

Heat 103, Spurs 84 | Game 2

Heat roll over Spurs to even NBA Finals

The Heat amassed a stunning team effort to pound the overwhelmed Spurs, evening the series with Game 3 set for Tuesday night in San Antonio.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s three-run, seventh-inning home run landed in the same spot as his solo blast the previous inning, the center-field bleachers.

Red Sox 10, Angels 5

Red Sox rout Angels in series finale

The biggest lifts for Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster came from David Ortiz and Jarrod Saltalamacchia as the team beat the Angels.

The power outage in Back Bay was due to a problem at the Scotia Street substation.

NStar to cut power after midnight in Back Bay

The utility will shut power to customers affected by this morning’s outage for a few hours after midnight while crews repair a problem at a substation.

“Pippin” won Tonys in four categories, including best revival of a musical.

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ART’s Diane Paulus, ‘Pippin’ win big at Tony Awards

American Repertory Theater artistic director Diane Paulus won her first Tony for directing the revival of “Pippin,” which also won best revival of a musical.

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Hazards of his profession

One question remains unasked and unanswered each day when my firefighter husband steps out the door: Will he return home safely?

Doc Rivers was on the sideline in the May 3 playoff game against the Knicks.

Doc Rivers silent on a 10th season as Celtics coach

The head coach did not give any indication whether he will be back, although Danny Ainge said last month that Rivers had planned to return.

Mourners embraced as they left a memorial Mass in honor of Martin Richard at St. Ann's Church in Dorchester.

Bombing victim Martin Richard is remembered on his birthday

Hundreds of people filled St. Ann Parish in Dorchester to remember Martin Richard on what would have been his ninth birthday.


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// The Wild West in South Sudan

The streets are teeming with what Americans believe makes the US great: the entrepreneurial spirit, in overdrive.


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Rafael Nadal defeated David Ferrer to claim the French Open men’s singles title.

Nadal defeats Ferrer to win 8th French title

Rafael Nadal has become the first man to win eight titles at the same Grand Slam tournament after beating fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the French Open final, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.


Spring and fall are the best times to visit Cap d’Antibes in the south of France.

An idyllic escape in the south of France

A playground for the rich and famous, Cap d’Antibes has been drawing the global 1 percent since well before the 1920s.