Mitt Romney’s advisers say lead is ‘insurmountable’

Fresh off six victories on Super Tuesday, Mitt Romney’s campaign suggested it would only be a matter of time before he wins the Republican nomination.

President Barack Obama promoted his energy policies during a visit to the Daimler Trucks North America Mount Holly Truck Manufacturing Plant in Mount Holly, N.C., today.

Obama: Fuel efficiency is antidote to pricey gas

The president argued that grants to spur efficiency will decrease demand for oil and drive down gas prices.

Scot Lehigh

Releasing fuel could pump economy

Tapping the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve would help moderate fuel prices in the economically crucial months ahead. Hurd--90x90.jpg Sole survivor of Mattapan massacre testifies

Marcus Hurd, who is paralyzed from the neck down after being shot in the head, was only able to provide a vague description of his attackers.

Michele McDonald for The Boston Globe

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Dad, can you put away the laptop?

Parents have long been worried about how much time their children spend online. But if you ask the children, mom and dad are the ones who can’t turn away from the screen.

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced the new iPad during an Apple event in San Francisco.

Apple unveils newer, faster iPad

In the first unveiling of new hardware since co-founder Steve Jobs died in October, Apple CEO Tim Cook showed off a new tablet with many upgrades.

Peyton Manning spoke as Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay listened during a press conference Wednesday announcing that the Colts will release Manning.


Manning’s decision will reverberate in New England

The image of Peyton Manning leaving the Colts should have Patriots fans considering what will happen when Tom Brady departs the scene.

Jeff Jacoby

Apologize like you mean it, Rush

Rush Limbaugh’s millions of fans deserved better than his disgraceful performance last week, when for three days running he insulted liberal activist Sandra Fluke in coarse and ugly terms.

“The Democrats are savoring every day it doesn’t come to a conclusion. You’re in a circle shoot, and everybody keeps taking potshots at everybody else.”

Dennis Hastert,  on the GOP race

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Happy berth day for Harvard coach Tommy Amaker

Princeton’s victory over Penn put the Crimson in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1946.


“As if this misogynistic dredge through the gutter wasn’t reprehensible enough, Limbaugh compounded his offense with an apology that rang false.”

Jeff Jacoby 


“The story of St. John’s University reflects the power — and the threat — that such an education still represents to a proud nation that nevertheless hungers for new ideas.”

Patricia Wen  on the lost liberal arts university of China