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Mike and Laura Cote died after they were rescued from a rip current at Seabrook Beach.

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Husband, wife die in Seabrook, N.H., rip current incident

The people who died after a powerful rip current swept a group of people out to sea at a Seabrook, N.H., beach on Sunday were identified as a husband and wife from Methuen.

// William Galvin faces strongest challenge in 2 decades

This is life back on the campaign trail for Galvin, in the thick of his most competitive challenge since he was elected secretary of state 24 years ago.

// Josh Zakim barnstorms across Mass. to raise his profile

“It’s tough to run for statewide office,” said Maurice Cunningham, a political science professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Catholics remain skeptical after Francis’ apology for abuse

The faithful wonder, will real reform follow?

// Beth Israel, Lahey attack report that predicts hospital merger will raise prices

Hospital leaders criticized the Health Policy Commission’s analysis and said it produced “extremely misleading and inflammatory estimates.”