1. JOAN VENNOCHI

    After hostage release, Kerry and Brown compete for credit

    John Kerry and Scott Brown both worked for the release of the hostages, among them a pastor from Dorchester, but Brown was in contact with family members before Kerry was, showing his instinct for retail politics.

    (REUTERS)

     
  2. Mass. hostages released, Egyptian official says

    The Dorchester pastor and Everett woman who were taken hostage Friday in Egypt have reportedly been released.

    (AP)