Romney’s early push paying off in Arizona

Mitt Romney has the superior organization, establishment backing, and a natural base of support in the state’s sizable Mormon population.

Mitt Romney addresses a Tea Party town hall event in Milford, Mich., Thursday.


A McGovern moment?

A general election disaster could give the Republican party a reason to rethink its message.

Police stood around car behind Starbucks at the shooting scene on Enon St. in Beverly.

Police sergeant found dead in SUV

A Hamilton police sergeant was found dead inside his car last night, hours after he allegedly shot and seriously injured a Beverly police officer.

NATO staff recalled after 2 killed at Afghan ministry

Personnel are being recalled from Afghan ministries following the killing of two US advisers in the continuing backlash over the burning of the Koran.

Ben & Jerry’s missteps on new Jeremy Lin flavor

Ben & Jerry’s committed an ethnic faux pas by including “fortune cookie pieces’’ in the “Taste the Lin-Sanity’’ frozen yogurt.

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A sign of better times

Smartphones that come with video-chat capability have been life-changing for deaf people, who primarily communicate by sign language.

Vacationers seek joy in mudville

With snow in short supply, school vacation hordes are finding the fun of winter where they can.

Dan Shaughnessy

Ortiz identifies critical error

In a case of mistaken identity, David Ortiz ripped Dan Shaughnessy at spring training this week for comments made by the Globe’s hockey writer.


He’s a workaholic

Her boyfriend may be more committed to his job than to her.

In ‘Circa,’ Australian circus comes to town

The Australian troupe blends traditional circus and contemporary acrobatics.

“We’ve survived every up and down in the economy, but the snow is our economy, and there’s nothing we can do without it.”

Mike Miller,  ski and snowshoe proprietor

Globe Insiders

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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 The unusually warm waters and a plentitude of plankton may have enticed the endangered species to return ahead of time.

Whales return early to Cape Cod waters

The North Atlantic right whale, among the world’s rarest mammals, has returned to Provincetown waters weeks ahead of schedule and in stunning numbers.


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Regulators scrutinizing Oppenheimer

Federal and state authorities are examining how private equity funds, such as Oppenheimer, value the investments in their portfolios.

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Man on a mission

When Rajon Rondo is orchestrating the offense and his teammates are peaking, the Celtics are difficult to contain. But that has hardly been the case this season.


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Television Review

PBS documentary sells Cab a little short

The PBS series “American Masters’’ profiles Cab Calloway, a bandleader and singer of the ’30s and ’40s, but ignores biographical basics.