Maine voters, some of whom waited more than five hours, stood in a line that stretched well over a half-mile long at Deering High School on Sunday.

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Amid long lines, Maine Senate Democratic leader wants primaries back

The lines are so long at some caucus sites that Senator Justin Alfond of Portland is calling for reinstating primaries.

// Marco Rubio wins Puerto Rico GOP primary

The Florida senator has won Puerto Rico?s Republican primary, his second win of the race for the GOP presidential nomination.


// 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.

First Lady Nancy Reagan waved after the inauguration of her husband, President Ronald Reagan, in Washington on Jan. 20, 1981.

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Nancy Reagan, widow of Ronald Reagan, dies at 94

The former first lady was a protector of her husband when he was president and then a caregiver while he battled Alzheimer?s.


// Kevan Miller?s absence limits Bruins? blue-line options

Miller had been performing well as Zdeno Chara?s right-hand man. Now the Bruins have to adjust their rotation of defensemen.

Mark Gilmore and Kyle Pribish sat on what used to be the bottom of Kingsbury Pond in Norfolk, where the water is vanishing.

Towns square off as a ?great pond? turns into a puddle

It?s a clash with roots in the 1960s, when Norfolk ? in a gesture of good will ? gave thirsty Franklin a patch of land for the well.

// York lobster dealer to open 2nd location at Boston Fish Pier

A Maine lobster dealer is adding a second location on the Boston Fish Pier.

Boston?s struggle with income segregation

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

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Affluence is surging in some areas of Boston, while poverty remains deep in others, creating a city of neighborhoods that are separated by more than distance.

// Deadly fire in Orange claims lives of two young children

Three other people were injured in the fire in western Mass. and taken to a hospital.

A Transit Police officer passed through South Station.

Transit Police to deploy more officers at peak travel times

Major crimes ? led by bike theft ? rose by 7 percent between 2014 and 2015, according to Transit Police statistics.

Bob Beaupre, a laid-off Oracle engineer, performed some yard work for a friend that lent him money.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Tech job market is hot, but older workers struggle

Tech workers are in high demand in Mass. and around the country, but experienced tech workers say this job market is passing them by.

Peyton Manning started for the Colts for 13 seasons before spending his final four years with the Broncos.


Manning walks away with a complicated legacy

Is he the greatest of all time? Is he genuine? The more we saw of him, on and off the field, the more uncertain the answers became.

// 1 dead, 7 wounded in Chelsea shooting

A teenager died, authorities said, and other people sustained wounds that were not life-threatening.

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

ground game

// 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.

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.


scott kirsner | innovation economy

// 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.