Romney expects Colo. win; Nov. results uncertain

While Mitt Romney expects to win tomorrow’s caucuses in Colorado, it’s less certain whether Republicans can count on the state in November.

Valets’ aid sought on drunk drivers

City Councilor Rob Consalvo is pushing for new legislation that will use valet parking attendants and companies to keep intoxicated drivers off Boston roads.

At Harvard, teachers get a lesson

A new initiative seeks to eventually improve education beyond Harvard Yard.

Boston University's Sahir Gill, left, battled with Harvard's Eric Kroshus during the opening game of the 60th annual Beanpot hockey tournament today at TD Garden. The Terriers won, 3-1.

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BC, BU to meet for Beanpot title

Boston College defeated Northeastern University and will meet top-ranked Boston University, which defeated Harvard, for the title in the annual local college hockey tournament.

Adele at the House of Blues last May.


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Why does ‘Someone Like You’ make people cry?

The Grammy for best pop solo performance will be announced Sunday. But even if Adele’s heart-wrenching hit doesn’t win, it still wears an unofficial crown: “Tearjerker of the Year.”

Patriots greeted by devoted fans at Gillette

Despite the Super Bowl loss, more than 200 fans erupted in cheers when the Patriots pulled into Gillette Stadium this afternoon on six team buses.

The defensive breakdown that led to Mario Manningham key catch in the fourth quarter last night was one of the plays that doomed the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI.

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Better balance must be Patriots’ priority

Their prolific offense allows them to beat up on the Bills and Broncos of the NFL. But for the Patriots to win the Super Bowl, they need more talent on both sides of the field.

“I have one word to describe how I feel: dejected.’’

Patriots fan Michael Laura, of Boston  

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Globe Talks | Feb. 15, 6 p.m.[1].jpg Oscar Talk

Join the Boston Globe’s movie critics, Ty Burr and Wesley Morris, for a conversation about this year’s Academy Awards.


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Spider webs catch MIT scientists’ eyes

Researchers have discovered why spider silk and the webs made of it can survive heavy damage, which could lead to new ways to build things like bridges and soldiers’ body armor.

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A violent crackdown against dissidents by Syria's President Bashar Assad has killed more than 5,400 people since March.

US closes embassy in Syria

The US closed its embassy in Damascus after continued violence by Syria's government that has reportedly killed more than 5,400 people since March.


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Gingrich didn’t push hard in Nev.

The former House speaker held five public events in the three days leading up to Saturday’s Nevada caucuses. Only one was outside Las Vegas.


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Red Sox settle on deal with Alfredo Aceves

The Red Sox avoided arbitration with the righthander, signing him to a one-year deal worth $1.2 million, with $100,000 available in bonuses.

Health and wellness

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Looking for love

Here are some facts scientists have recently uncovered about love, a few hunches about how it works, and some new survey data that may help your selection of a mate.