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South, Midwest assess ruin after tornadoes that killed 38

Across the South and Midwest, survivors emerged to find splinters where homes once stood and communications halted after dozens of tornadoes leveled towns.

Mitt Romney campaigned today in Dayton, Ohio.

Romney wins Wash. GOP caucuses

Mitt Romney triumphed over Republican rivals Ron Paul and Rick Santorum, who were battling for second place in the Washington caucuses.

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After a wave of criticism that included President Obama, the radio host apologized to a law student he insulted for testifying before Congress about contraceptive coverage.

Syria hands over bodies of slain journalists

The Polish Foreign Ministry said the remains of two foreign journalists killed last month in Syria were placed on a Paris-bound French plane.

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A watercolor illustration made for the Esplanade Association.

Frank Costantino

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To make a better Esplanade, harness citizens’ passion

If we want great public parks in Boston, we’re going to have to help make them ourselves, writes Globe architecture critic Robert Campbell.

Tourism blossoms in Kuwait

In an ancient crossroads of desert and sea, a mixture of the 21st century and the timeless coexists in tiny Kuwait.

Whitney Houston waits for her first professional audition at CBS Records, circa 1982.

Whitney: Before we knew her

A Sudbury family offers a glimpse at Whitney Houston before the spotlight found her.

“Foxborough isn’t a place for neon and glitz. It’s a rural residential community, so this [design] is more of a lodge.”

Casino mogul Steve Wynn,  on his proposal for Foxborough

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Spain’s deficit tests Europe’s fiscal treaty

After leaders of 25 European countries signed a treaty to limit government overspending, Spain said it would miss deficit targets to spare itself from austerity overload.


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Harvard 67, Cornell 63

Harvard's Keith Wright attempted a shot against Cornell.

Harvard clinches share of Ivy League title

Harvard needs a Pennsylvania loss on Tuesday to earn an NCAA tournament berth for the first time since 1946.


“It would be a tragedy for all concerned if the popular uprising in Syria spawns yet one more cold monster of a state.”

Alan Berger 


“As criminal justice became a clash of mandates and bureaucratic rules, it became untethered from what was once its basic function: separating the guilty from the innocent and delivering fair punishment.”

Leon Neyfakh, on “The Collapse of American Criminal Justice”