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Rick Santorum wins Kansas GOP caucuses

Santorum overwhelmingly won the Kansas contest, as rival Mitt Romney was showing strength in Wyoming, the second state to hold caucuses today.

Washington’s Brooks Laich celebrated after scoring a power play goal to increase the Capitals’ lead in the second period.

Capitals 4, Bruins 3

Down early, Bruins lose at home

The Bruins tied the game after Washington jumped out to a two-goal lead, but weren’t able to complete the comeback today.

Red Line weekend service resumes between Harvard and Alewife

The northernmost three Red Line stations had been closed every weekend since Nov. 5 due to an $80 million repair project.

Assaults continue in Syria as regime rejects talks

Troops launched an attack against the opposition in the north of the country today, as President Assad rejected the possibility of immediate negotiations.

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Why Republicans and Democrats will never agree

Psychologist Jonathan Haidt says that many of our political positions are intuitive and irrational at their core — driven by passions that we didn’t choose, don’t understand, and can’t articulate.

Pad See Ew with handmade rice noodles at Long Grain in Camden, Maine. (Jonathan Levitt for The Boston Globe)

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10 meals worth the mileage

In Maine, there are bright spots up and down the coast. Here are 10 dishes worth a drive.

“I’m not saying he’s not going to be in Heaven. I desire candidates who respect the teachings of the church.”

Roy McMillan,  a Mississippi voter, on Mitt Romney

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Kayak offers gateway to vanishing culture

Alutiiq warriors’ kayaks were normally buried with their owners, but this one is now the focus of a preservation project at Harvard University.


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Romney, aides used private e-mail while he was governor

The communications were legal, even though Mitt Romney’s administration warned state agencies against the practice due to cyber security concerns.


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Celtics 104, Blazers 86

Celtics make quick work of clearing out Trail Blazers

The Celtics set season highs for points in a quarter and a half in running up a 43-point advantage in the third quarter, while celebrating Paul Pierce’s 1,000th game.


“Patient, committed diplomacy is the only way to realize the long term and durable objectives of an Iran without nuclear weapons and a region without war.”

William H. Luers and Thomas R. Pickering 


“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