Voters hit polls as S.C. campaign draws to close

South Carolinians battled stormy weather to vote in today’s primary, while Mitt Romney urged Newt Gingrich to release records related to his work for Freddie Mac.

President Barack Obama spoke at a campaign event Thursday in New York.

Obama to outline economic vision in State of the Union

President Obama will outline a plan he hopes will lead to a lasting economic recovery that will ‘‘work for everyone, not just a wealthy few.’’

A plow cleared snow from Route 128 in Manchester-by-the-Sea today.

Up to 6 inches of snow expected in parts of Mass.

Boston is expected to get up to 4 inches of snow today and the southern coast about a half-foot.

Patrice Bergeron tried to redirect  a shot into net the against the Rangers on the first period.

Rangers 3, Bruins 2

Bruins lose in final seconds of OT

The Rangers scored with 3.6 seconds left in overtime to top the Bruins in a matchup of the top two teams in the Eastern Conference.

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A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.




Welcome to Megaboston

The little-known story of how a small city almost became gigantic.

for Travel - 22italian - Refrigerated food display cases circle the large interior of Costantino's Venda Ravioli in Providence. (David Lyon for the Boston Globe)

Explore New England

Boston’s North End vs. Providence’s Federal Hill

Both neighborhoods have been the Little Italies of their respective cities for well over a century, yet they couldn’t look more different.

for Travel - 22peru - Aguaymanto - Golden Berry or Gooseberry. (Jerome Levine)


The history and culture of Peru through its foods

Peruvian cooking recently was called “the next big thing’’ in gastronomy, and it’s easy to see why.

FROM MERLIN ARCHIVE, DON NOT RESEND TO LIBRARY Cambridge, Ma., 4/25/07: At the American Repertory Theatre, Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge director David Wheeler on the right and his son actor Lewis Wheeler working together on the Harold Pinter play NO MAN'S LAND at the ART starting May 12th.( David L. Ryan Globe staff photo ) section : ARTS slug : 06wheeler reporter Terry Byrne Library Tag 05062007 Arts & Entertainment


Remembering director David Wheeler

The death of legendary Boston stage director David Wheeler on Jan. 4 at age 86 unleashed a flood of tributes from actors and theater professionals about his impact and legacy.

“I’d like to see what he actually told Freddie Mac.”

Mitt Romney,  speaking today about Newt Gingrich


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Critic’s Notebook

Ethel Skakel Kennedy, center, subject of the documentary film

Gift from daughter to mother: ‘Ethel’

A small army of Kennedys descended upon Park City, Utah, yesterday for the premiere of “Ethel,’’ documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy’s love letter to her mother.

Nation & World

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Political Notebook

Brown sees a wealth of difference

Even as he defended Mitt Romney’s decision not to release his tax returns until April, Senator Scott Brown expressed astonishment yesterday at Romney’s vast wealth.


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A jolt for morning news

Boston television stations are revamping their programming in the fight for morning ratings, which are significant revenue generators.


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Flacco is ready to get past the questions

After being doubted by teammates and fans, will this be the year Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco breaks through in the postseason?