NATO recalls Afghan staff after 2 US officers killed

NATO pulled military advisers from Kabul ministries after the attacks as the crisis over the burning of Korans at a military base deepened.

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Romney blasts Santorum on conservative credentials

Mitt Romney intensified his criticism of rival Rick Santorum as the crucial Michigan primary race entered its final days. North Shore communities reeling after police shooting

Residents expressed shock today after a Hamilton sergeant allegedly shot a Beverly police officer before taking his own life last night.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett says he has a successor

The renowned Berkshire Hathaway CEO told shareholders he has a replacement in mind, but emphasized he has no plans to leave.

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A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.



Sox park puts new spring into a Florida visit

This year, there is even more excitement in the warm Fort Myers air: the Sox have a new, $78 million spring training facility, JetBlue Park.

Christian Bale (left), who won last year’s best supporting actor Oscar, and Mark Wahlberg made ‘‘The Fighter’’ in Massachusetts.

Bay State a bit out of focus

While some think the 2012 Oscars dearth is a bad omen and others insist the state’s film industry has never been better, it appears the truth lies somewhere in the middle.


Where American criminal justice went wrong

Diagnosed with cancer, a Harvard law professor raced to issue a powerful final indictment.

Does winning an Oscar open doors for black actors?

Viola Davis has repeatedly defended herself and her movie after playing a maid in “The Help.”

“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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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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Henry sorry for Crawford comments

Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford said today that owner John Henry apologized to him for declaring publicly that he was initially opposed to his signing.


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Movie Review

There is no joy in no-frills Tyler Perry

“Good Deeds’’ tries a one-tone-fits-all approach. Sadly, that tone is funereal, and it’s always a beat out of step with the rhythms of both real life and most movies.