Candidates split votes on Super Saturday

Republicans Ted Cruz and Donald Trump each captured two states. For the Democrats, Bernie Sanders won two caucuses, while Hillary Clinton won in Louisiana.

Donald Trump?s brash campaign has stunned GOP operatives. ?It destroys the Republican Party brand,? said Katie Packer.

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For some, Donald Trump?s golden brand has lost shine

Trump?s party takeover has spurred some longtime Republican leaders to mount a last-ditch effort to stop him.

// Results from Saturday primaries and caucuses

Voters in Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, and Maine weighed in on the presidential nominating contests Saturday.

7 wounded in Chelsea shooting

One person was critically injured and taken to a hospital, according to the fire department.


// After life of sacrifice and love, a couple reunited in death

Bill and June Bratton, children of the Depression, always went the extra mile for their family.

// Body found in submerged car behind UMass Boston

The car appeared to have broken through the chain-link fence near the shoreline, authorities said.

// UMass Dartmouth won?t let bombings movie film there

Hosting filming of ?Patriots Day? ?would be too disruptive to our campus community,? a school official said.

Lany Ruiz comforted her son, Alex, 5, in her bedroom at their home in the lower South End of Boston.

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Boston?s struggle with income segregation

The surge in affluence in some areas and poverty in others has wiped out scores of mixed-income neighborhoods.

// When baby is due, genetic counselors seen downplaying false alarms

Parents question the independence of the counselors as more of them work for the companies that make the tests.


// Belichick, girlfriend dine with ?good friend? Trump

The Patriots coach joined quarterback Tom Brady and owner Bob Kraft in having connections with the GOP frontrunner.

// Clinton authored 104 sensitive emails using private server

The analysis showed the practice of using non-secure email systems to send sensitive information was widespread.

// For Boston, a crash course in Ai Weiwei?s art and activism

Starting in April, the Chinese dissident and international art star will have three massive sculptures on view here.

Eileen Marum, a retiree who serves on the Marion Planning Board, lives at Marconi Village, one of three affordable-housing complexes built in Marion in recent years.

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Income falls sharply in some Eastern Mass. towns

At least 10 Greater Boston communities saw income fall 15 to 30 percent, while two-thirds saw smaller declines.

// Chelmsford man allegedly hired hit man to kill undercover trooper

Gordon hired a man he believed to be a gang member from New Hampshire, but who was actually another undercover law enforcement officer.

// John Farrell won?t comment on story about relationship with reporter

Jessica Moran, who had covered the team, resigned from Comcast SportsNet on Friday.

// Conor McGregor, Holly Holm upset at UFC 196

McGregor and Holm, undefeated champions, were both beaten for the first time on Saturday in Las Vegas.

Opinion & Ideas

IDEAS | Roberto Lovato

// El Salvador?s archives of death

The legacy of El Salvador?s brutal civil war lies in a shallow grave. Today, some people are starting to dig.

Ground Game

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// When ?Never Trump? became ?Maybe Trump?

Instead of stopping Donald Trump?s momentum last night, the other candidates on the stage stopped the #NeverTrump movement.

The Big Picture

Globe photos of the month, February 2016

A look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.


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The St. Patricks Day parade route was almost cut in half by the city to save costs.

The battle over Dorchester Heights ? again

The Allied War Veterans Council of South Boston is angered that this year?s St. Patrick?s Day Parade will not pass Dorchester Heights, but that was not always the case.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.


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// Next-gen bike technology still peddling uphill

The story of electric-powered wheels is another example of how tough it is to turn game-changing concepts into products.



// An Australian lesson in telling the whole Catholic story

There are salt-of-the-earth folks, who quietly carry out a staggering variety of good works.