Santorum, Romney split wins as Southern primaries loom

Rick Santorum overwhelmingly won the Kansas Republican caucuses, while rival Mitt Romney won seven of the 12 delegates at stake in Wyoming.

Bobby Valentine shared time with fans before a spring training game on Wednesday.

Bobby Valentine: ‘I hope that I’m unpredictable’

The Red Sox manager remarked on his coaching style and spoke about his respect for the Tampa Bay Rays’ Joe Maddon.

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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 César Alvarez at a rehearsal of ‘‘Futurity: A Musical by the Lisps,’’ which premieres Friday at Oberon.


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Civil War meets sci-fi in rock musical ‘Futurity’

It’s a love story of sorts: Julian Munro, a Union soldier, meets Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron’s mathematician daughter, and they find they have a lot in common.

Many hands lifted ‘Undefeated’ to Oscar victory

Skeptics might look at the premise of the film as the product of a particularly unimaginative screenwriter. Yet the emotions conjured by the movie are brutally true to life.


Impressions of Debussy

A show at Smith College marks the 150th anniversary of Claude Debussy’s birth with an atmospheric sampling of marvelous art, writes Globe critic Sebastian Smee.

“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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Florida State 62, Duke 59

The second-seeded Florida State Seminoles ended a run of three straight ACC tournament championships for Duke on Saturday.

Seminoles stun Duke

Florida State lost a 10-point lead in the second half but recovered to defeat Duke and advance to its second ACC tournament final in school history.


“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