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Senate OK’s bill to fund government through Sept.

The bill would avert a potential government shutdown later this month, but leave in place $85 billion in broad federal spending cuts.

President Obama and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands at a joint news conference at the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem.

US will ‘do what is necessary’ on Iran, Obama says

In a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Obama said the US is committed to preventing Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

Andrew Stratis pushed his snowblower through deep snow after a storm on Feb. 9, 2013.

Worcester is nation’s snowiest city this year

The city stands atop the snowpile at 108.9 inches of snow, more than second-place Syracuse, which has received 96.5 inches so far.

Boston Common magazine presented Fashion Forward, a runway show of Fall 2012 collections by the world's leading designers.

Brian Feulner for the Boston Globe

Exclusive Thursday Preview | Style

StyleWeek NorthEast arrives in Boston

Boston Fashion Week’s hold on the city’s style scene finally faces competition. On Thursday night, StyleWeek NorthEast will debut at the W Hotel.

// NFL rescinds tuck rule

The controversial rule that helped boost the Patriots past the Raiders in the playoffs in 2002 has been killed by NFL owners.


The green movement’s green tactic

A deep-pocketed environmentalist is threatening to use his money to forward his beliefs. Could this signal a new tack for the environmental movement?

Adrian Walker

// Gerard Leone steps away from government

The outgoing Middlesex DA is an uncompromising old-school prosecutor who takes deep satisfaction in getting bad guys off the streets.


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From “The Game’s Afoot,” at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery, Anthony Montuori’s “Into the Void With Yves Klein” (above) invites the player (as Klein, the artist) to jump across rooftops.

What’s up at Boston-area art galleries

With the PAX East gaming convention coming, “The Game’s Afoot: Video Game Art” at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery features art games for viewers to play.

Globe Insiders

Editorial Event | March 21

/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/03/20/ The story behind ‘Whitey Bulger’

Hear Globe reporters Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy discuss their new bestseller and win a free copy of the book at a VIP signing.