Jobs report poses challenges for Obama

Republicans seized on the jobs report as evidence of the president’s failure to deliver on promises of fixing the broken economy.

Democratic National Convention | analysis

President’s goals rely more on resolve than specifics

President Obama tried to shift the conversation away from Republican Mitt Romney’s stinging rebukes over the economy.

// Obama vows bold steps if reelected

President Obama said the election will be a “choice between two fundamentally different visions for the future.”

Romney, Obama to visit tossup N.H. today

Dueling visits to New Hampshire by President Obama and Mitt Romney on Friday signify the importance of the state and its four electoral votes in November.

Elizabeth Warren disagrees with judge’s sex-change ruling

In a radio interview, the Senate candidate also defended her claims to Native American heritage.

Boston University‘s hockey team celebrated their Beanpot title after beating Northeastern University in 2009. The team later went on to win the national championship.

Globe File/2009

BU hockey report rife with sex, drinking

An investigation into the hockey team found reports of debauchery that included a party at Agganis Arena in which people went naked on the ice and had sex in the penalty box.

Martin’s Restaurant in Great Barrington favors ingredients from nearby farms. Dishes include scrambled tofu and vegetables with home fries.

Exclusive Sunday Preview | Globe Magazine

Where to eat in Great Barrington

If you’re visiting the Berkshires, try these Great Barrington attractions that emphasize local food.

Brian McGrory

// Concord bottled water ban is all wet

You can buy a tin of Skoal, a carton of Marlboros, and a package of Suzy-Q’s, all while scraping $10 instant game tickets in Concord. But soon enough, not a bottle of cold, crisp spring water.

Christopher L. Gasper

// Actually, it is time for Valentine to check out

Bobby Valentine’s radio rantings were yet another sign that the marriage of the manager and the Red Sox has become a dead-end relationship.

Globe Insiders

From the Archives | Photo gallery

// Sacco and Vanzetti

The controversial trial and execution of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in Massachusetts in the 1920’s caused much tension in the US and around the world.


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Who will handle kickoffs for the Patriots this year, Julian Edelman, Matthew Slater, Danny Woodhead or Stevan Ridley?

Who will return kickoffs for Patriots?

Julian Edelman, Matthew Slater, Danny Woodhead, and Stevan Ridley seem in the mix to try and improve an area where the Patriots ranked 29th last year.


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Jeff Bezos,’s CEO, introduced the new Kindle Paperwhite in Santa Monica, Calif. It’s designed to look like print on paper.

Amazon unveils more powerful versions of Kindle Fire tablet

With an eye on affordability — and using the latest technology from E Ink in Cambridge — unveiled new Kindle tablets designed to challenge iPads.

Nation & World

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On Thursday, French authorities were at the campsite where a British family was believed to be vacationing before they were attacked and three people were shot to death. The campsite is near Lake Annecy, an area in the Alps not far from France’s borders with Switzerland and Italy.

After shooting in France, girl, 4, hid beneath dead kin

Apparently frozen in terror, a 4-year-old girl crouched silently for eight hours beneath her dead mother and grandmother in the back of a BMW on a forest road in the French Alps.