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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 or Mississippi tomorrow could lay to rest nagging doubts about his ability to win in the Deep South.

Warren attacks AIG tax deal

Democratic US Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren said a tax exemption given to American International Group amounts to another bailout for the insurance giant.


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.

Chris McKenzie


Finding the personal drama in ‘Recent Tragic Events’

Craig Wright’s play, at the Factory Theatre, is sweet and poignant and, in the end, heartbreaking. And the acting is superb.

Wild animals moving farther into human spaces

We should get used to bears, beavers, and fishers, never mind the already common deer, wild turkeys, coyotes, and, to a lesser extent, bald eagles, wildlife specialists say.

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.

Study: Eating less red meat may lengthen lifespan

For heavy red-meat eaters, having one less serving a day could lead to a longer life, according to a Harvard study released today.

“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.

http://c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/03/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/12302009_30lfenway.jpg ‘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.

Nation & World

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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.