Greig to plead guilty, won’t be forced to testify

Catherine Greig, the girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger, plans to plead guilty Wednesday to charges that she helped him escape capture, according to an agreement filed in federal court today.

Romney close with Santorum, Gingrich in Southern states

Victories for Mitt Romney in Alabama and Mississippi tomorrow could lay to rest nagging doubts about his ability to win in the Deep South.


Killings threaten Afghan mission

The fatal shootings of 16 civilians could undermine US support and reinforce Afghan suspicions that foreigners seek to conquer the country.

Family of D.J. Henry releases documents in shooting

A passenger said he assumed police wanted the Easton man’s car moved before Henry was shot and killed in 2010, documents show.

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United by ‘A Separation’

War fever always blinds one party to the other’s humanity. But in this Oscar-winning film, we see ordinary people in Iran who have lives, families, and struggles similar to our own.


Tough poses in a political theater

The need for some sort of action to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions is widely accepted. But determining how to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear-weapons capability won’t happen on a convention organizer’s calendar.

Adrian Walker

Off course in Cambridge

Those who hoped that the election of Henrietta Davis as mayor might bring change to Cambridge — especially in the wake of the Malvina Monteiro case — should think again.

Abigail and Alex Cebula of Weston donned flip flops and went for ice cream today in Wellesley.

Temperature breaks 110-year-old record in Boston

The mercury hit 71 degrees in Boston shortly before 3 p.m. as a spell of unusually warm and snow-free weather continued.

“This is clearly a tragedy, but it should not be allowed in any way to change the mission."

NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu  

Globe Insiders

Globe Insiders event | April 3, 6 p.m. ‘100th Anniversary Fenway Park’ book release

Join the Globe’s Dan Shaughnessy, John Powers, and other writers for a discussion on the fabled home of the Red Sox, moderated by Bill Littlefield of WBUR’s Only a Game.


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Rahul Yarala is executive director at Wind Technology Testing Center in Charlestown.

Harnessing the winds of change

The sprawling Wind Technology Testing Center in Charlestown aims to help the wind industry develop turbines better able to survive blizzards and other tests of nature.

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Civilians ‘massacred’ in Syria, activists say

Syrian activists said Monday that pro-government gunmen killed at least 16 people, including children, in a rebel stronghold in the embattled city of Homs.


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Opera Review

Soprano Sarah Coburn as Rosina and baritone Jonathan Beyer as Figaro in Boston Lyric Opera’s ‘‘The Barber of Seville.’’

BLO returns to the familiar with amiable ‘Barber of Seville’

Unlike the more experimental BLO productions of “Carmen’’ and “Macbeth,’’ this one has no interpretive agenda for Rossini’s timelessly effervescent comedy.

Health and wellness

G Force

“So many people [in the Dominican Republic] are affected by arthritis — people who want to be able to walk without continuous pain, just to get a job,” said Dr. Mercedes Concepcion.

Mission of healing is joint effort

Dr. Mercedes Concepcion is a leader of Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s annual, weeklong orthopedic surgery mission in the Dominican Republic.

Spring Style Magazine


Spring Style

The season’s freshest fashion feels airy and easy — think fluttery shapes, pretty prints, and nothing too structured or serious.