Donors from afar buoying Warren

Elizabeth Warren’s campaign is drawing on deep out-of-state support, with 61.3 percent of her donations coming from outside Mass. during the last quarter of 2011.

Brown supports limiting health coverage on moral grounds

Senator Scott Brown is co-sponsoring a bill that would allow employers to limit specific coverage, including contraception, based on religious objections.

Santorum surge forces Romney to shift focus

Rick Santorum’s rise in polls is prompting Mitt Romney to talk more explicitly about his conservative views, in an effort to blunt Santorum’s appeal to the GOP base.

Ariad wins key patent for leukemia drug

The Cambridge biotechnology company will disclose today that it has won a key patent on its cancer drug, giving it protection through 2026.

Caesars CEO dismisses concerns about casinos

Gary Loveman, chief executive of Caesars Entertainment Corp., offered an upbeat defense of his industry at Boston College’s Chief Executives’ Club of Boston.

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Home of the housing bust

The housing market’s collapse hit less affluent communities harder than Massachusetts as a whole, which is illustrated in Athol, where home values dropped 50 percent since 2005.

Experiencing Leonardo from cinema seating

“Leonardo Live” brings a rare exhibition at London’s National Gallery to area movie theaters, offering art lovers an experience that would otherwise be out of reach.

Parents, leaders to study school assignment process

Parents, business leaders, and academics will comprise an advisory committee that will make recommendations on changing the way Boston assigns students to schools.

dINING OUT[1]-1219--90x90.jpg Boston is full of new chances to drink and snack

With four new establishments serving cocktails, plus a revised bar menu at the renovated Clio, Boston has plenty new bar bites to try.

“It’s disproportionately low- and moderate-income families who saw these massive asset losses on their home.’’

Barry Bluestone, founding dean of the School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs at Northeastern University 

Globe Insiders

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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Powerball jackpot still unclaimed in R.I.

After a ticket purchased in a Newport Stop & Shop hit the jackpot, the question on everyone’s mind in this affluent community is: “What would you do with $336.4 million?’’


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A major shift for old Radisson

The Radisson on Stuart Street is undergoing a $27 million renovation and will be transformed into a luxury hotel called the Revere.


Major political donors can hide identities

“Dark money” allows anonymous donations, sometimes from corporations that exist on paper only, and the stream of such money is alarming watchdogs.