Primary battle could cost Santorum the war

The far-right stances of the GOP presidential candidate is fueling his primary surge, but could doom his chances with independents in a general election fight.

Romney again defends his wealth

Mitt Romney said in a television interview today that he had been “extraordinarily successful” and that he sees himself as an underdog in the Michigan primary Tuesday.

Special needs preschoolers on rise in Boston

The number of preschoolers with disabilities in the Boston public schools has surged more than 50 percent over the last three years.

Third monkey death reported at Harvard research center

A federal inspection report released today detailed the monkey death as well injuries other animals sustained at the primate research center.

Zdzilaw Marecki, inside the Polish American Citizen Club in South Boston, recently lamented the demise of the once bustling neighborhood and talked about the financial difficulties the club faces.

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Polish Triangle losing its ethnic identity

Boston’s ‘‘Polish Triangle’’ — a narrow slice of city sandwiched between South Boston and South Bay — is struggling to survive, as older residents die and demographics shift. Oscar nominees show men struggling to measure up

The lives of modern male providers, as these movies see them, are a minefield of anxiety, where one wrong move can bring the house crashing down. 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.”

Officers in fatal Beverly shooting had planned meeting

The two officers involved in a shooting Friday had arranged to meet in Beverly, where one left the other in serious condition before later committing suicide.

“Unfortunately, too many people in this country, also in academe, feel that a place or a space to discourse and debate race and democracy is passé.”

James Jennings,  a Tufts professor of urban environmental policy

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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Sullivan’s heralds spring in South Boston

In the surest sign since Truck Day that spring will soon replace an underwhelming winter, legendary Southie institution Sullivan’s opened its doors yesterday.


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Bruins 5, Senators 3

David Krejci, second from right, celebrated his game-winning goal with teammate Milan Lucic, center, and Benoit Pouliot.

Bruins battle for victory

The Bruins left Scotiabank Place with 2 points last night, but they also left with key defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Joe Corvo banged and bruised.


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Laura Latreille and Barlow Adamson in Lyric Stage Company of Boston's production of

On local stages, female leads challenge male assumptions

Four productions have arrived in Boston-area theaters at a political moment when traditional male authority seems to be looking for opportunities to reassert itself.


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