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Officials ‘shocked’ over report US spied on EU

The European Parliament president said he was ‘‘deeply worried,” and Germany is investigating whether the US broke German laws.

// John Kerry says progress made in peace talks

The secretary of state said the resumption of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians could be “within reach.”

Ecuador president says Biden called him about Snowden

President Rafael Correa said that the two had a “cordial” conversation on Friday initiated by US Vice President Joseph Biden.

Overseas buyers flood region’s realty market

Wealthy investors, many from China, are adding to the housing market’s revival but also crowding out local bidders.

// Aaron Hernandez associate will waive rendition hearing

The attorney for a man wanted in connection with the slaying of Odin Lloyd said his client will be sent to Mass. “as soon as possible.”

The St. Anthony Monastery began as an industrialist’s mansion.

Patricia Harris for The Boston Globe

Kennebunk surprise where frugality and artistry meet

The Franciscan Guest House is an alternative to more expensive lodgings on this pricey stretch of the Maine coast.

Divers and staff at the New England Aquarium worked to move a bonnethead shark to its new home in the renovated Giant Ocean Tank.

Aquarium’s giant tank is a renovated marvel

The completion of the Giant Ocean Tank was the last step in the New England Aquarium’s $43 million renovation and expansion.

Missourian Dan Bohannon, who had never been to Boston or run this late at night, trudged along with his escort.

A long night’s journey with One Run for Boston

Moved by the Marathon tragedy, a few young Brits dreamed up a cross-country relay to raise money and spirits. In the Ozarks, Dan Bohannon held down leg 173.

As their No. 2 all-time scorer, Paul Pierce’s place in Celtics history is assured.

Christopher L. Gasper

Celtics’ trade hurts, but it was time

Taking a wrecking ball to the New Big Three era was the right move. There is no such thing as growing old gracefully in the NBA.



// Civil-rights generation prisoner to its fears

For many people, the chains of remembrance make it difficult to believe that the old racist impulses aren’t still smoldering, ever ready to ignite.


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Thalia Zedek and the rest of the original lineup of her band Come performed a reunion show Thursday at the Sinclair.

Come reunion is dark and celebratory

Thalia Zedek and the rest of the original lineup of her band performed a reunion show Thursday at the Sinclair.