President Obama, Mitt Romney vie for female support

Both campaigns are trying to exploit very different issues as they stake their claim on women, a coveted group of swing voters who will play a pivotal role in the fall election. Senator Brown steps up focus on women

Senator Scott Brown’s emphasis on women follows his vote on March 1 in favor of a failed measure that inflamed many women’s groups.

The angular single-story innovation center in the Seaport District will include 9,000 square feet of meeting space and a restaurant.


Seaport District adding innovation center

Mayor Menino will unveil plans for a $5.5 million innovation center in the Seaport District, part of a broader effort to transform the area into a hotbed of entrepreneurship.

Debate over tax law marks start of health care case

Rapid-fire questioning from Supreme Court justices appeared to indicate they would allow the case to proceed despite an arcane 1867 tax law that threatened a delay until 2015.

Disabled veterans hit ice with passion on display

Sled hockey and other sports for the disabled have become popular with wounded veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, requiring them to think, react, and move in new ways.

Sled hockey offers wounded veterans an outlet

The sport gives amputee veterans an opportunity to be active and competitive.

Delivery of T’s new fleet beset by delays

The MBTA’s $190 million order for 75 commuter rail cars designed to replace part of the aging fleet are at least a year and a half late.

Hyde Park residents get rightful ZIP code

A section on the neighborhood’s border won a battle with the US Postal Service to establish that they are, in fact, in Hyde Park, not in Mattapan, where poverty rates and crime are higher.

The Globe’s new ePaper is formatted the same as the print version, with the sections, articles, and photographs laid out just as in the paper, meaning readers will be able to browse through it in the same familiar fashion but using digital scroll features.

Boston Globe debuts digital facsimile of print version

The Globe’s new ePaper allows subscribers to read the newspaper electronically exactly as they would the print version, but on a laptop, tablet, or mobile phone.

Globe Insiders

Video copy-018--90x90.jpg Globe Talk: Boston, a Comedy Capital

Watch the video of this Globe Talk event, featuring local comedians Dave Russo, Anthony Scibelli, Tony V, Jimmy Tingle, and Lenny Clarke sharing stories about the Boston comedy scene. Laughs guaranteed. (Editor’s note: This video contains strong language.)


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Group is pressed over Chinatown tract

The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England is facing criticism for sitting on a prime piece of property intended for affordable housing.


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A123 to spend $55m to fix faulty batteries

Fixing this latest defect could hurt the Waltham battery maker, which recently had millions of dollars in orders canceled by one of its biggest customers.

Nation & World

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New allegations complicate Fla. slaying case

The Trayvon Martin controversy escalated with a revelation that he had been suspended for marijuana possession and an allegation that he had been the aggressor in his fatal encounter.


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Celtics 102, Bobcats 95

The Celtics' Paul Pierce is fouled as he drove to the basket in the second half of the Celtics’ 102-95 victory.

Paul Pierce pours in 36 for Celtics

The Celtics took a 102-95 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats Monday night, and Pierce, with a season-high 36 points and 10 rebounds, led the way for Boston.


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From Russia with musical savoir faire

Having surveyed the music of Eastern Europe and Vienna in the first two concerts of their season, the Boston Symphony Chamber Players turned to Russia on Sunday.


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Daily Dose

Training for a marathon? Consider chi running

Most novice runners who decide to train for a marathon focus on finishing the race, but they might be better off paying more attention to the process, rather than the race itself.