Utah is Romney’s key to West

While Utah may be the safest state on Romney’s electoral map, its population and location are turning it into a vital piece of his political strategy.

Senator Scott Brown voted for Wall Street overhaul, but emails suggest he sought a loose interpretation of a key rule.

Brown sought to loosen bank rules

After Scott Brown voted for the 2010 Wall Street overhaul, he worked to shield financial firms from some of its tough provisions.

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Girl, 16, shot to death in Cambridge

Authorities today formally identified the teenage girl who was shot to death Sunday night.

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Nearly one-third of kids experience sleep issues at some point in their lives, but about 2 to 4 percent have structural defects that cause breathing difficulties during sleep.

From Sunday’s Globe

For Auschwitz survivor, one last journey

Israel Arbeiter had to go back — to Auschwitz, where he survived, and Treblinka, where his parents were killed. He sought peace, but found little of it.


The Back Story: A survivor's journey

Globe reporter David Filipov and photographer Dina Rudick talk about their coverage of Izzy Arbeiter, who recently returned to Europe to unearth his past, and to say goodbye.

Christopher Reddy and Richard Camilli

Science out of context

Last week, we reluctantly handed over more than 3,000 confidential e-mails to BP, as part of a subpoena arising from the Deepwater Horizon disaster lawsuit brought by the US government.


Who will get PTSD?

Researchers are trying to predict one of war’s most unpredictable tragedies. But how we should use that information is anything but clear.

“Prometheus” is the latest sci-fi film from director Ridley Scott


Looking back at pre-‘Prometheus’ Ridley Scott

In his eagerly awaited film, Scott returns to sci-fi, the genre he helped to redefine with “Alien” and “Blade Runner.”


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On Baseball

Daniel Bard’s outing was a total mess (five runs, six walks in 1 2/3 innings).

What should the Red Sox do about Daniel Bard?

Bard’s conversion to a starter has been wildly unsuccessful, but making him a reliever again would disrupt one of the best bullpens in baseball.


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British flags festooned State Street near the Old State House in Boston, site of a party Sunday attended by more than 150 Anglophiles and others to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee.

Boston celebrates the queen’s diamond jubilee

On the stoop of the Old State House on State Street, more than 150 Anglophiles and others celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s diamond jubilee, marking 60 years of reign.


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Health and wellness

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“Soldiers who need the help the most are least likely to seek help, because they’ve been trained to be so independent and not weak in any way,” Dr. John A. Parrish said.

Finding the way home

Dr. John A. Parrish has just written a book about the traumatic legacy of his service in a military field hospital in Vietnam.