Time tight to gather signatures for Senate race

Massachusetts candidates have rarely faced more major hurdles to get on a ballot than they do in the special US Senate race.

Christopher Dorner

Ex-officer’s license reportedly found in burned cabin

The charred remains found after a shootout in California last night are believed to be former police officer Christopher Dorner, who went on a killing rampage.

Pope Benedict XVI (right) saluted former Boston archbishop Bernard Law during his weekly general audience at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican.


Pope says he’s resigning for the ‘good of the church’

In his first appearance since announcing his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI spoke to an audience that included nuns, clerics, and former Boston archbishop Bernard Law (left).

A school bus navigated through South Boston streets Tuesday. Students are set to return to classrooms Wednesday.

No-school days test the patience of parents

After five days at home with their children because of the snowstorm, many parents were more than ready for the return to school.

State of the Union

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The president urged Congress to approve policies to strengthen the economy, overhaul the immigration system, and tighten gun laws.

Surfer Kenny Merrill of Dennis walked along dramatic dune erosion at Coast Guard Beach in Eastham. The weekend blizzard damaged many of Cape Cod National Seashore’s dunes.

Blizzard blasts away parts of beaches, dunes, cliffs

The weekend storm savaged the Mass. coastline, with many Cape Cod communities reporting that 15 to 20 feet of beach disappeared.

Dan Shaughnessy

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The Red Sox know you’ve lost that lovin’ feeling. They aim to win back the hearts of disgruntled fans.

Globe Insiders

Globe Talk

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Watch Globe journalists and subscribers discuss “68 Blocks,” a year-long project on the Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood.