Obama defends health care law in Vt.

President Obama vigorously defended his health care overhaul Friday during a fund-raising speech at the University of Vermont in Burlington.

US moves on sanctions targeting Iranian oil

President Obama announced his decision today to move ahead with sanctions on foreign banks that continue to purchase oil from Iran.

Mega Millions winning numbers announced

Lottery officials expected to release details about possible winners within the next few hours.

NStar to pay significantly more for Cape Wind power

The starting price for power would add about $1 to customers’ monthly bills in the first year the wind farm generates electricity.

 Jake Uhlenkott posts signs in Sparta, Wis., before a Rick Santorum visit.

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Meadows versus metros

The failure of Congress to agree on a $109 billion transportation bill is a powerful example of a growing fissure in US politics: the rural-urban divide, writes Renée Loth.

In a statement posted online, Keith Olbermann  said, ‘‘The claims against me implied in Current’s statement are untrue and will  be proved so in the legal actions I will be filing against them  presently.’’

Current TV ousts Keith Olbermann

Olbermann’s show, “Countdown,” will be replaced by a program hosted by former Governor Eliot Spitzer of New York.

Kevin Garnett slammed one down in the third quarter.

Celtics 100, Timberwolves 79

Celtics crush Timberwolves

Kevin Garnett had 24 points, 10 rebounds and four assists against his former team as the Celtics won their fourth straight.

Kirsten Greenidge wrote a play inspired by her grandparents’ efforts to buy a house in a white neighborhood.

Playwright Kirsten Greenidge weaves family history into ‘Luck of the Irish’

Greenidge was inspired by the stratagem her black grandparents used to buy a house in overwhelmingly white Arlington in 1967.

Exclusive Sunday Preview | Globe Magazine’s Food Issue

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From homey to haute, here is where to go for the Most Important Meal of the Day.


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Victoria Kennedy, widow of Senator Edward M. Kennedy, attended the Boston University commencement ceremony last year.

Under pressure, college cancels Kennedy speech

A Worcester bishop pressured Anna Maria College in Paxton to disinvite Victoria Kennedy, saying her political views clash with Catholic teachings.


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Curt Schilling

Curt Schilling the analyst is finding trouble

The former Red Sox pitcher, now an analyst for ESPN, is fielding criticism for what some say are hypocritical comments about Bobby Valentine.