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Holder avoids daily furloughs for prison staffers

Attorney General Eric Holder says he has averted furloughs of 3,570 federal prison staffers, moving $150 million from other Justice Department accounts.

Senate budget doesn’t resolve differences with GOP

The budget the Democratic-majority Senate approved, its first in four years, includes nearly $1 trillion in tax increases over 10 years but shelters domestic programs.

Pirates 5, Red Sox 3

Pirates score four times in eighth inning

Clay Buchholz pitched four-hit ball into the sixth inning, but the Boston Red Sox lost 5-3 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.

// Pope Francis tells Benedict: ‘We’re brothers’

Francis met with the former pontiff at the papal summer residence, where Benedict moved after his resignation last month.

Christian Webster dribbled the ball in the final seconds of the game as the Crimson bench erupted in Salt Lake City.

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No. 14 Harvard vs. No. 6 Arizona | 6:10 p.m.

Pride and joy at Harvard after hoop upset

After its win over No. 3 New Mexico on Thursday, Harvard will take on No. 6 Arizona in Salt Lake City.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


Brian McCarthy lead a City Running Tours group downtown.

City runs, complete with history and views

On a running tour of Boston, the course provides a good mix of historical sites and scenery, and the pace is perfect for conversation and sightseeing.


// Australia’s cultural cities: Sydney and Melbourne

Australia’s culture cornucopia, centered in Melbourne and Sydney, is available regardless of what time of the year you choose to visit.


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Book Review

John Kenney, author of “Truth in Advertising.”

‘Truth in Advertising’ by John Kenney

The comedy in the New Yorker contributor’s debut novel sparkles while the drama proves formulaic and predictable.

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// Video tips with Dina Rudick

Attend a session on photography and videography with the host of’s “Back Story” series.