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.

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Photos: Damage was ‘all over’

There were no reports of major injuries.

// 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.

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// 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.

// Chelsea closes King Arthur’s, ending a tawdry 37-year era

The strip club’s location just over the Mystic River made it irresistible to certain men on lunch break and criminals alike.

Palestinian men gathered things they found in the rubble of destroyed buildings Sunday in the Shejaiya residential district of Gaza City.

Israel denies striking hospital, nearby park in Gaza

The Israeli military says rockets misfired by Palestinian militants were to blame.


// 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.