Top US general caught up in Petraeus scandal

General John Allen allegedly had ‘‘inappropriate communications’’ with a woman who received threatening e-mails from the mistress of General David Petraeus.

// Kerry may be choice for secretary of defense

President Obama is considering asking Senator Kerry to serve as his next defense secretary, part of an extensive rearrangement of his national security team.

Martin Baron

Globe editor Martin Baron going to Washington Post

Baron, who oversaw The Boston Globe when it won six Pulitzer Prizes over the past decade, will become the executive editor of The Washington Post.

Group’s faith rule stirs clash at Tufts University

Tufts is considering whether an evangelical Christian student group should be stripped of its official status for requiring that its leaders adhere to the faith.

Eric Fehrnstrom (middle) worked on Mitt Romney’s presidential run.


Critical eyes on team behind Mitt Romney, Scott Brown

Republican insiders have raised questions about whether The Shawmut Group spread itself too thin with two of the biggest races in the country.

// Owner of Framingham drug firm faulted

Pharmacist Barry Cadden, co-owner of the pharmacy blamed for the deadly national meningitis outbreak, has a long history of not cooperating with federal regulators.

Thomas Glynn had also worked in the Labor Department.

Major tasks face new Massport chief

Thomas Glynn says the agency’s biggest challenges are adding international routes out of Logan, modernizing port facilities, and developing the East Boston waterfront.

// For some, doping case hurts Livestrong image

After the fallout from the Lance Armstrong scandal, the wearers of the 80 million Livestrong bracelets sold face a dilemma: Wear them, or ditch them?

The Globe’s Brian McGrory takes the pet memoir to a hilarious new place.

Book Review

Man vs. rooster in Brian McGrory’s ‘Buddy’

The Globe columnist takes the pet memoir to a hilarious new place as a crazed rooster competes with him over who will rule his new family’s suburban roost.


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Kevin Garnett scored 15 points — none easier than this late dunk — as Boston earned its third road win in four games.

Celtics hang on to beat the Bulls

Kevin Garnett scored 15 points — including a critical dunk late in the fourth quarter — as Boston earned its third road win in four games.


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The exterior of Ford’s Transit Connect Wagon has the tapered nose and trapezoid grill of Ford’s cars.

Ford calls new Transit Connect a ‘people mover’

To the average buyer — or, in fact, to everyone outside of Ford Motor Co. — it will appear that Ford is getting back into the minivan business.