Romney appears confident as Fla. primary nears

With polls showing Mitt Romney with a double-digit lead in Florida ahead of tomorrow’s primary, the former Massachusetts governor continued to mock Newt Gingrich today.

Florida seniors hear little from candidates on entitlements

Older voters in Florida said they don’t know what distinguishes the Republican contenders from each other on Medicare and Social Security.

Tom Brady is heading into his fifth Super Bowl in 11 seasons.

Tony Massarotti

Confident Patriots have restored that special feeling

They’re not the most talented team in the NFL, but they’ve won their way to the Super Bowl. And the Patriots are evoking memories of their three championship-winning clubs.


Opinion | Jennifer Graham

The omnichild’s dilemma

America’s only children may slowly go mad from the stress of dealing with our long-lived but health-challenged parents.

The late Senator Edward M. Kennedy and his late mother, Rose, walking by the house in 1979.

Kennedy family transfers Hyannis Port home to institute

The $5.5 million property in the middle of the Kennedy compound will be used by the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate as a study center.

Carbonite’s David Friend, shown logging on to his firm’s site, sees his company struggling in New York.

Boston trailing NYC in number of online-based firms

A new survey says New York, with twice the number of digital firms and a larger base of venture funding, could pull even further ahead of the Hub in the years to come.

“The idea of the moon as the 51st state is not what would come to my mind as a campaign basis here in Florida.”

Mitt Romney,  joking about recent Newt Gingrich comments

Globe Insiders

Globe Insiders Video hc c--90x90.jpg Globe Insider video: Behind ‘The Real Romney’

Boston Globe reporters Michael Kranish and Scott Helman talk about their new biography of GOP presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.


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The Patriots coach Bill Belichick said there was no place he’d rather be right now than in Indianapolis, a city in which his team has waged some of its fiercest battles and has left in heartbreak more than once.

Relaxed Bill Belichick ready for Super week

The Patriots head coach was in high spirits yesterday, and as he embarks on his fifth Super Bowl even some of his players noticed his jovial mood.

Health and wellness

G Force

“Every time someone comes to the hospital with a stab wound, a gunshot wound, an assault, it’s an excellent opportunity to educate them,” said Dr. Selwyn O. Rogers Jr.

Violence as health problem

Acts of violence should be treated as a chronic health problem, according to Dr. Selwyn O. Rogers Jr., an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.


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Sophie Michaux in Helios Early Opera’s staging of “David et Jonathas’’ on Friday  at First Church Congregational.

Helios debut full of promise

A month after Opera Boston’s self-extinguishment, Helios Early Opera debuted its first full operatic staging, of Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s 1688 “David et Jonathas.’’