Baker taps wealthy donors in bid to shape Mass. GOP

Governor Baker has been fund-raising from unidentified donors to block the conservative wing of the GOP from controlling the Mass. Republican Party.

More scrutiny on Uber after Mich. shootings

Authorities are investigating whether the suspect, an Uber driver, picked up a fare between shootings during a rampage.

// Encounter between two teens ends with one dead, the other arrested

Authorities have charged a 16-year-old in Sunday?s stabbing death of another 16-year-old in Dorchester.

Ground Game

// Republicans are running out of ways to stop Donald Trump

The most pivotal day in the GOP contest will be the second Super Tuesday, March 15.

// Pound plunges as Cameron makes pro-EU case in Parliament

Many big businesses have warned that leaving the EU ? with its market of 500 million people ? would hammer the British economy.

Man who slept through his own trial loses appeal

Brendan T. Zammuto was sleeping on his couch during the afternoon session of his one-day trial.

Woman captured in connection with syringe attack on Revere officer

The arrest came after a brief State Police pursuit of a stolen car in Saugus that ended when the vehicle crashed, authorities said.

// What?s life like after legalization? Look to Colo.

In November, Massachusetts voters are likely to consider a ballot question legalizing recreational marijuana.

// Woman turns herself in after slamming car into Norwood Starbucks

The Brockton woman was not taken into custody but will face charges, police said.

The aftermath of the fire as seen in 1942.

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Gripping tale of Cocoanut Grove fire to appear on local stage

Decades after the tragedy, a Texan will present a drama on the notorious blaze.

// Taylor Swift gives $250,000 to Kesha, other celebs tweet their support

The mother of the pop star confirmed via Twitter that Taylor Swift donated $250,000 ?as a show of support during this difficult time.?

// Makeshift library appears under Longfellow Bridge

There?s certainly no library-type silence, what with the trains rumbling overhead and the cars beneath.

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Teammates, including David Price, welcome David Ortiz to final spring camp

The Red Sox? designated hitter arrived in Fort Myers on Monday looking trim and ready to play.


// Pablo Sandoval could be a really big problem

Sandoval smiled and talked a lot about winning, but he didn?t give fans what they likely wanted to hear.

// Matthew Perry gets nod from ?Friends? cast during NBC special

Perry couldn?t attend the much-anticipated tribute to sitcom director James Burrows, so Matt LeBlanc gave him a shoutout.

// State raises expectations, but not pay, for preschool teachers

Many preschool teachers in Mass. are paid wages equivalent to that of baby sitters, not what elementary teachers get.


// Fun and games aboard Rob Gronkowski?s cruise

Norwegian Cruise Line?s Pearl was re-christened Gronk?s Party Ship for the voyage from Miami to the Bahamas.

Ground Game

// Will the battle for the South decide both nominating contests?

The presidential race entered a new phase of states that will be covered by airplanes, not buses.

The Big Picture

Riot police officers try to close the gate to lock supporters of Kizza Besigye, the leader of the main opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and the main opposition candidateate, inside Besigye?s party headquarters in Kampala, Uganda, Feb. 19. Ugandan police on Feb. 19 stormed Besigye?s party headquarters and arrested him. Police also fired tear gas and arrested some of his supporters who took to the streets. Preliminary result by Electoral Commission shows incumbent President Yoweri Museveni taking a lead over his main opponent.

Dai Kurokawa/EPA

Elections in Uganda

Voting continued for a second day in Uganda amid riots and frustration during the presidential election.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.


Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

// Why entrepreneurs still bolt from Boston

The area must do a better job of retaining young entrepreneurs who feel the pull of California or New York.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.


JOHN L. ALLEN JR. | All things catholic

// Pope takes classic Vatican approach to Zika virus

Pope Francis suggested he?s open to the idea of artificial birth control as a means of combatting the spread of the Zika virus, while taking abortion off the table.