Obama unveils $3.8t spending plan

Republicans immediately attacked the president’s plan, which seeks to achieve $4 trillion in deficit reduction over the next decade.

Obama takes aim at soaring college costs

President Obama is pushing his multipronged college affordability plan in the midst of his campaign for reelection.

David Ortiz

Red Sox, David Ortiz reach one-year deal

The Red Sox avoided an arbitration hearing with the All-Star slugger by agreeing to a deal worth $14.6 million, halfway between the two sides’ proposals.

Court: Marijuana dealers not protected by possession law

The state’s highest court has ruled that people can be charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana even if they were caught with less than an ounce.

Bay State wary of Air Force base cuts

State and congressional leaders are bracing for a battle over a Pentagon plan to strip aircraft from one Air Force base in Western Mass. and possible personnel cuts at another.

A fast track to Fashion Week runways for local designer

Tomorrow night in New York, East Bridgewater’s Jackie Fraser-Swan will show her collection at one of Fashion Week’s most prestigious venues, Lincoln Center.


East Bridgewater mom readies for Fashion Week

Jackie Fraser-Swan, a mother of four who also runs a Newbury Street atelier, will show her new line at New York Fashion Week.

From Sunday’s Globe

A girl who soared, but longed to belong

Elizabeth Warren grew up amid the infinite expanse of Oklahoma, the finite expectations of her place and time, and financial pain at home. The lessons of those years drive her.

A dream exactly as old as Fenway

Charlie Gilbert, 100, who was born on the day of Fenway Park’s first game, wants to throw out the first pitch April 20 when the Red Sox commemorate the centennial.

“You can’t assume that you’ll just jack up tuition every single year.’’

President Obama, on runaway college tuition increases 

Globe Insiders

Globe Talks | Feb. 15, 6 p.m.

http://c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/02/01/BostonGlobe.com/Special/Images/greenhouse_movies2_business[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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Blaze destroys business block in Brighton

Emergency crews yesterday were forced to raze four Brighton businesses after the block was engulfed in a fire that resulted in four firefighters being sent to the hospital.

Nation & World

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Beanpot: BC vs. BU, 7:30 p.m.

BU seeking to reclaim territory in Beanpot

The Terriers, who lost to UMass on Friday, are out to avoid three straight years without a title for the first time since 1983-85 when they play BC tonight.

Health and wellness

G Force

Kelley Tuthill of WCVB-TV, a breast cancer survivor

Kelley Tuthill, a news reporter for Channel 5, spoke openly five years ago about her breast cancer diagnosis and this week she will be updating her story.


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Music Review

Die Antwoord delivers edgy show at Paradise

The South African trio Die Antwoord’s vulgar concoction of underground art and street culture resulted in a show that was unexpectedly uplifting.