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Mission: Turtle Rescue

The lecture at the New England Aquarium will highlight turtle rescues and the medical management of sea turtles.

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The Nation


Clinton e-mails provide unvarnished glimpse of life as secretary of state

A federal judge and a grudging State Department are doing what Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign has so far failed to accomplish: Humanize her.


As SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusual

The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire.


With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant licenses for gay marriages, a federal judge ruled they must follow court decisions allowing same-sex unions.

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The World


Militants linked to Islamic State launch major assault in Egypt’s Sinai

Militants linked to the Islamic State unleashed a wave of attacks on the military in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, briefly seizing key checkpoints and signaling a bold new campaign by insurgents in one of the region’s most stable countries.


U.S. Ready to Restore Ties With Cuba and Open Embassy in Havana

President Obama on Wednesday announced his plans to formally re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba.


Confidential UN report positive on Iran nuclear commitments

Iran has met a key commitment under a preliminary nuclear deal setting up the current talks on a final agreement.

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Editorial & Opinion



When judges corrode the law

Chief Justice Roberts isn’t the first “umpire” who decided to pinch hit.



US must signal support for Greece

Anti-austerity protesters marched in front of a destroyed EU flag during a demonstration in Thessaloniki, Greece.

With Greeks headed for a key referendum on Sunday, Obama should make clear that the United States will respect either outcome.


alex beam

The cult of ‘true’ — or getting the facts right

Of course writers and journalists try to get the facts straight. But we are not scientists, we are storytellers.

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New generation of Muslim leaders emerges in Boston

Nadeem Mazen, center, a Cambridge city councilor, started MassMuslims to teach community organizing and political campaign skills.

The young leaders have taken the helm of established religious institutions and formed new civil rights and political advocacy groups.


Is Donald Trump for real? N.H. thinks so

Businessman and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters during a back-yard reception in Bedford, New Hampshire, June 30, 2015. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Whether Trump is serious about running for president or just serious about publicity, his sudden support is hard to ignore.


Insurance for Olympics won’t cover every risk

A rendering of the proposed Olympic stadium.

Olympic organizers want coverage for nearly every possible cost overrun, but specialists say some taxpayer risk is unavoidable.

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Fort Point restaurants wait for neighborhood to grow around them

The flow of customers has been unpredictable at Pastoral, a neapolitan pizza restaurant on Congress Street.

Boston’s restaurant elite moved into Fort Point ahead of a critical mass of nearby residents that could help fill the establishments.


Gasoline prices poised to fall in Mass.

Kyle Downing of Dedham puts gas in his car at a Shell station in Sagamore Beach. Despite increases in recent months, summer gasoline prices are at a five-year low as drivers benefit from the boom in US oil production.

Despite increases in recent months, summer gasoline prices are at a five-year low as drivers benefit from the boom in US oil production.


Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

Apple Music worth the wait -- but not $10

Apple Music has enough firepower to challenge the leading music subscription services, but many will still choose a free option.

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James P. Cawley Jr., 58; political activist and career specialist for disabled

Mr. Cawley wrote scores of album reviews for the Globe.

He was head of community relations for Work Inc., which finds jobs for the disabled, and formerly had been a researcher and album reviewer for the Globe.


Nicholas Winton, 106; savior of Jewish children

A family picture of Nicholas Winton with one of the hundreds of Jewish children he saved.

He was credited with saving, through his personal initiative, the lives of at least 669 boys and girls.


Josef Masopust, 84; led Czechoslovakia to World Cup final in 1962

Josef Masopust participated in a training session with Dukla Prague in 1961. Later he became a successful coach.

The Czech soccer great led his national side to the final of the 1962 World Cup.

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Nick Cafardo | On baseball

Rick Porcello can’t keep the good feelings going

Jul 1, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello (22) delivers a pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

The first-year Red Sox starter has been abysmal over his last eight starts — 0-7 with an 8.18 ERA.


Blue Jays 11, Red Sox 2

Blue Jays rout Rick Porcello and Red Sox

Jul 1, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello (22) waits for a new ball as Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak (14) rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Porcello lasted only two innings, allowing three homers and seven runs to drop his seventh straight decision.


MLB roundup: Cleveland’s Carlos Carrasco loses no-hitter but sits down Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 1: Pitcher Carlos Carrasco #59 of the Cleveland Indians celebrates with teammates following a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on July 1, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Carrasco lost his no-hitter bid with two outs and a 3-2 count in the ninth inning. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Carlos Carrasco came within one strike of throwing the Cleveland Indians’ first no-hitter since 1981, giving up an RBI single to Joey Butler over leaping second baseman Jason Kipnis’s glove in an 8-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Thursday Scene


The latest wedding trend? Bridesmaid proposals

Danielle Vollmar (far left) with Amanda Guerra at Legal Harborside, where Vollmar asked Guerra to be in her wedding.

The modest phone call or simple, heartfelt request has become passe in the world of weddings.


Singer Peter Mulvey rallies peers with Confederate flag protest

Peter Mulvey wrote ”Take Down Your Flag” in the basement of the Calvin Theatre in Northampton.

In the wake of the Charleston, S.C., killings, “Take Down Your Flag” has become a musical call to arms.


All About That Look: Ch’ien Chan

Ch’ien Chan.

Ch’ien Chan, the head of creative at Wayfair, travels regularly to Europe with only a weekender bag.

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