Revere battered by rare tornado

One resident said the city looked like a “war zone.”

Tornado was brief, destructive

Residents wandered through their neighborhoods in a daze.

Scot LaPierre/Globe Staff

Photos: Damage was ‘all over’

There were no reports of major injuries.

Shoppers encountered empty shelves at a Haverhill Market Basket last week.

The state of Market Basket

A look at where things stand as the protest movement enters its second full week and the board considers offers to buy the $4.6 billion company.

// Maine community reeling after family found slain

A day after the discovery of five bodies in an apartment, some in Saco could not hold back tears.

Abigail Hernandez thanked her supporters in a statement.

Abigail Hernandez grateful ‘beyond words’ for help in search

Also, in a NBC interview this morning, the N.H. teen’s mother dismissed speculation that she left because she was pregnant.

Israeli media commentators have leveled almost nonstop criticism at Secretary of State John Kerry in recent days.

Obama administration angry at Israeli criticism of John Kerry

US officials said the secretary of state had in no way abandoned key Israeli needs in his latest bid to secure a cease-fire.

Peter Abraham | Beat Writer’s Notebook

// Baseball needs more David Ortiz bat-flips, not fewer

There’s nothing wrong with a little celebrating, no matter what Rays pitcher Chris Archer and the unwritten rules say.


// How Boston was shaped by what it didn’t win

The city tried and failed to host the 1980 alterna-Olympics, the 1976 World Expo, and NASA Mission Control. They ended up changing the landscape anyway.