Mitt Romney was hesitant to reveal himself

A Globe review finds many reasons for the presidential candidate’s failure, none greater than how slow he was to tell his own story.

Nursing home chief Madeleine Biondolillo

Mass. fails to rein in sedating of seniors

Regulators rarely take action against nursing homes that, contrary to federal guidelines, use anti-psychotic sedatives to control unruly residents.

// Group seeks to block N.H. hydroelectric project

The conservation group is using unusual tactics in hopes of blocking a proposed transmission line that would carry hydropower from Canada to Southern New England.

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NRA defends call for armed guards in every school

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre said in a televised interview that the gun rights group would push Congress to pay for the measure.

Danny Woodhead (39) and the Patriots will be in Jacksonville on Sunday.

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Patriots at Jaguars, 1 p.m. Sunday, CBS

Patriots’ keys to a win vs. Jaguars

The Patriots will look to improve their playoff positioning in Jacksonville on Sunday. Jim McBride’s scouting report has the keys to a win.

Over the last two games, Brandon Lloyd has been the player the Patriots thought they were acquiring.

Jaguars coach connected with Patriots’ Brandon Lloyd

Lloyd and current Jaguars receivers coach Jerry Sullivan spent just 16 games together in 2005, but a special, lasting bond was established.

2012, the Massachusetts year in review

Political ambitions, business flops, love affairs, and one wicked set of biceps.

The Christmas spectacular at Highrock raised enough to fund a part-time social worker for Arlington.

An Arlington evangelical church reaches out

Each December, Highrock Church puts on a huge Christmas concert and gives all the money — $15,000 this year — to the town of Arlington.


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Finding the right credit cards for travelers

To help make sense of the wide range of credit card deals, the Consumer Reports Money Lab developed a computer model for evaluating cards.