Mass. expected to join foreclosure abuse settlement

Massachusetts is expected to agree to a national settlement with five major mortgage lenders over foreclosure abuses that could be worth $25 billion to $30 billion.

Doctors often aren’t truthful to patients, survey reveals

Most physicians paint overly optimistic prognoses for their patients, and many have told lies or withheld information, according to a national survey by Massachusetts General Hospital.


Despite Romney’s struggles, he’s still on track for GOP nod

Yesterday’s results were a blip, not a stumble. Despite Rick Santorum’s strong showing, there is still no clear alternative to Mitt Romney.

DeLeo rejects Patrick’s tax proposals

House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo will not support Governor Deval Patrick’s proposal to raise $260 million with various taxes and fees, including a tax on candy and soda.

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Kam Man gets ready to open new store in South Bay

Wincent International, which operates the Kam Man Market in Quincy, will open its first Boston location Saturday on the site of a former Super 88.

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Sealed with a kiss: Valentines Day gift guide

Go for something a bit more elegant this Valentine’s Day. A gift doesn’t have to break the bank, but it does require a thought or two.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers a question in Trenton, N.J., Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, about gay marriage issues being considered by the legislature. Christie says that he is personally opposed to same sex marriage and the issue should be decided by voters, not the legislature. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Globe Insiders | To Grammar’s House

A copy editor’s dilemma: What to do about coarse language?

Newspapers, and their copy editors, usually draw a line against obscenities and crude language, but what about when a public official calls a legislator “numbnuts?”

Jason Pominville of the Sabres swept the puck into the net against Tuukka Rask of the Bruins for Buffalo's second goal at First Niagara Center tonight in Buffalo, New York. Rask gave up three goals in 10 minutes and Pominville scored twice in the Sabres’ 6-0 win.

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Bruins are pummeled in Buffalo

Tuukka Rask of the Bruins gave up three goals on 10 shots before being pulled after 22 minutes, and the Sabres didn’t stop there.

“What else will I do if that resume doesn’t work?’’

Barbara Bobea, laid off from a human resources job two years ago 

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Globe Talks | Feb. 15, 6 p.m.[1].jpg Talk movies with Ty and Wesley

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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Residents turn to towns for help battling coyotes

In Brookline, Newton, and Belmont, where coyote sightings have become more frequent, residents are urging town officials to take steps to control the population.


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Fans flock to Schilling’s midnight delivery

More than 250 people waited Monday night for Curt Schilling to autograph their copies of “Kingdoms of Amalur,” the first release from his video game company.

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Mitt Romney spoke at a rally yesterday in Denver.

Romney’s returns revive scrutiny of complex tax shelters

On Capitol Hill, Mitt Romney’s returns have caught the eyes of both parties for what appears to be his use of a type of complex shelter that has been debated for years.


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Women's Beanpot

Huskies work OT for all the beans

Northeastern’s captain converted a feed from Kendall Coyne 5:27 into overtime to lift the Huskies past BU, 4-3, in the Beanpot championship game.


“For American enthusiasts of the Kagame regime, the Ingabire case points to a dilemma: Rwanda’s remarkable reconciliation and success have gone hand in hand with severely curtailed freedom of speech.”

Peter Canellos,  on free expression in Rwanda