40% in survey support a state bailout for MBTA

The bailout won the backing of 40 percent of Mass. voters surveyed in a new Boston Globe poll, outstripping those who said they would oppose an infusion of aid.

Processor: Fewer than 1.5m credit cards affected by breach

Visa dropped processor Global Payments after the massive data breach last week.

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News Analysis

Mitt Romney emerges as solitary figure in GOP field

Tomorrow, when Wisconsin, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., award 98 delegates, Romney can further cement his standing as the inevitable nominee.


From Sunday’s Globe | Spring House Hunt

Common mistakes made by home buyers

Although new appliances or media rooms can add tremendous value, buyers should be careful not to fall in love with them.

Globe magazine

Dim sum’s delights

For variety of flavor and texture, and a lively scene — not to mention bang for the buck — it’s hard to beat China’s small plates tradition.


Six degrees of Bobby Valentine

You think Kevin Bacon is connected? The Hollywood actor has nothing on the Red Sox manager, whose world expands well beyond baseball circles.

Josh Beckett was originally penciled in to pitch the second game of the season.

Josh Beckett having thumb injury checked out

The consultation is for the pitcher’s “peace of mind,” Bobby Valentine said. The manager expects him to start Saturday, although Alfredo Aceves has been told to be ready.


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More than 140 firefighters responded to a blaze Sunday at 330 Chelsea St. in East Boston.

Seven-alarm fire destroys East Boston building

A seven-alarm blaze drew 140 firefighters to East Boston to quell the flames in a six-unit building. Thirty residents were displaced and three responders were injured.

Nation & World

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi waved to the crowd after speaking at the National League for Democracy  headquarters in Yangon.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hopes victory signals ‘new era’

The victory for the democracy icon in Parliamentary elections marks a major milestone in the Southeast Asian nation, which is emerging from an era of military rule.


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Gotye finds strength in numbers

Opting to be a part of a band, Wouter de Backer's Gotye sounded like a unit perfectly in synch with itself at the House of Blues.

Health and wellness

G Force

Dr. Omar Sultan Haque

He aims to humanize health care

Dr. Omar Sultan Haque wrote a piece with Adam Waytz in the current issue of Perspectives on Psychological Science about the dehumanization of medicine.