Romney emphasizes Michigan roots to Tea Party crowd

Mitt Romney spoke to Tea Party members in his birth state tonight and focused his comments on President Obama, with only a passing reference to Rick Santorum.

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Santorum’s faith is too extreme

The Republican primary campaign has revealed that Rick Santorum is too governed by faith to lead a diverse country, writes Scot Lehigh.

Obama assails GOP as gas prices soar

President Obama insisted today there is no short-term solution to the high prices, and predicted Republicans would offer no solutions other than more drilling.

Postal Service to keep Boston plant open, close others

Under a plan released today, the Postal Service will close the Waltham and Shrewsbury facilities and shift mail processing from Wareham to Providence.

Jose Iglesias (left) and Adrian Gonzalez found something to laugh about before heading out for a practice at the Red Sox’ JetBlue Park facility.

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Jose Iglesias makes a strong impression

The young shortstop excelled with his glove when tested by Bobby Valentine yesterday. But the big question remains: can he hit?

Live batting practice begins at Red Sox camp

Jon Lester, Daniel Bard, and Clay Buchholz were among the pitchers who faced batters for the first time today.


Oscar nominee ‘Bullhead’ strays from its strengths

Michael R. Roskam’s dramatic descent into the “hormone mafia underworld’’ has too many parts.

Some parts of Mass. could get up to eight inches of snow

Today’s warmer temperatures will disappear overnight as clouds move in, bringing colder air and snow into the region.

‘‘The American people aren’t stupid.’’

President Obama,  on Republicans’ energy strategy

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Globe Insider Event | March 5, 5:30 p.m.[1]--90x90.jpg ‘The Real Romney’

Globe editorial page editor Peter S. Canellos moderates a discussion with Globe writers Scott Helman, Scot Lehigh, and Frank Phillips on the Republican presidential candidate.


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Kofi Annan named UN-Arab League envoy to Syria

The former secretary-general of the United Nations will work with parties inside and outside Syria to end the violence and the humanitarian crisis, according to a statement.


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No reasoning was given for today’s decision by a baseball arbitrator to overturn Ryan Braun’s 50-game suspension.

Ryan Braun’s suspension overturned

The National League’s Most Valuable Player successfully challenged the 50-game suspension he faced after testing positive for elevated testosterone.