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Boston Globe, Union Reach Tentative Deal

The Globe and the Boston Newspaper Guild issued e-mail statements late Tuesday announcing the deal. Guild members are set to vote on the agreement July 20.

700 NYC Teachers Are Paid to Do Nothing

Hundreds of New York City public school teachers accused of offenses ranging from insubordination to sexual misconduct are being paid their full salaries to sit around all day playing Scrabble, surfing the Internet or just staring at the wall.

Apple's Jobs Has 'Excellent Prognosis' After Transplant

Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs has an "excellent prognosis" after receiving a liver transplant at a Tennessee hospital, a doctor confirmed Tuesday.

Mousavi Expected to Attend Protest Outside Parliament

Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi is expected to attend at a rally Wednesday amid an intensifying government crackdown on protesters

Dems Strike Climate Deal

Key Dems reach agreement on bill limiting carbon gases emitted from power plants, factories and automobiles

Electric Car Company Offers Two-Hour Trips for $29

Ten cars will be available starting Wednesday in Baltimore through the new car-sharing Web site Altcar.org

Boy Who Fled Chemotherapy Angry About Treatments

A 13-year-old boy with cancer who fled Minnesota last month to avoid chemotherapy says he's angry that a judge has ruled he must continue getting the treatment.

'Guards' at Home, Terrorists Abroad

Revolutionary Guard, violently cracking down on protests in Iran, has record of supporting, funding terrorism

WWIII? British Release Secret Planning Manual

It's October 1968, and the Soviet Union has just landed cosmonauts on the moon. Warsaw Pact troops are massing on the Austrian border, and a nuclear showdown looms between east and west.