FDA approves first skin cancer drug

Lexington biotech Curis Inc. co-developed Erivedge, the first treatment for advanced cases of basal cell carcinoma, the most common type of skin cancer.

http://c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/01/31/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/508544816--90x90.jpg 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 his aggressive criticism of 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.

Boston Garden- 4/19/95- Former mayor Kevin White in the Boston Garden where he has fond memories of JFK speech.

Close friend of Kevin H. White recalls his legacy

Robert Crane, a friend of the late mayor for decades, remembers a pivotal figure whose expansive vision and grassroots appeal helped elevate the city of Boston.

Needham, MA 1/24/12 Story is on WcVB's Chronicle news magazine show, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this month. The show is the oldes locally produced news magazine program in the country and one of the few left. Host Anthony Everett in the studio before the start of the show on Tuesday evening.

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‘Chronicle’ marks 30 years on the air

The oldest local news magazine show in the country, WCVB's "Chronicle" is a news magazine that has survived the changing landscape of the Boston television market.

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.

Mayor Menino is offering dinner at Top of the Hub as part of a “Super Tour” to be given to a family of Ginats fans if the Giants beat the Patriots in the Super Bowl.

Menino, Bloomberg make their Super Bowl bet

The mayors of Boston and New York announced the Super Bowl stakes: A lucky family from the winning city will be treated to a free trip to the losing city.

“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

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http://c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/01/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Advance/Images/IMG_2882--90x90.jpg The Back Story: Covering the Patriots

Greg Bedard, the Boston Globe’s Patriots reporter, gives us a glimpse inside the minds of our favorite players.


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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.’’