Trump poses ?threat? to GOP and country, Mitt Romney says

Mitt Romney trashed Donald Trump during a speech at the University of Utah earlier this month.

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The former presidential nominee said he?s become more alarmed about Donald Trump?s rhetoric and the damage he?s causing to the party.

// Donald Trump rally in Kansas City interrupted repeatedly

Protesters scattered throughout the theater disrupted the presidential candidate?s speech.

// Donald Trump accuses protester of having links to ISIS

Trump appeared to base his statement on an Internet video that was described as a hoax.

spotlight update

// Overlapping surgeries to face US Senate inquiry

The Senate Finance Committee?s chairman asked 20 hospital systems to provide records about surgeons who operate on two patients at once.

The BC men?s basketball team suffered a fifth consecutive losing season, the program?s longest slump since World War II. In addition, the program has lost thousands of paying customers since moving to the Atlantic Coast Conference from the Big East.

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BC?s big revenue sports hit bottom, stirring scrutiny

The state of the football and basketball teams has depleted morale, diminished the school?s national stature, and prompted calls for action.

Kevin Cullen

// Boston firefighters went where the heart leads

What?s evident from the reports on the 2014 Beacon Street fire: Ed Walsh and Mike Kennedy did nothing wrong.

// Mark Wahlberg feels ?huge pressure? to get Marathon bombings movie right

It?s with sensitivity and apprehension that the actor begins work on the film.

Catholic Memorial students chant anti-Jewish taunt at game

About 50 to 75 fans shouted ?You killed Jesus!? at Newton North High School fans during a state tournament basketball game.

Heavy rain approached the famed Sydney Opera House.


Yvonne Abraham

Lessons from Sydney?s clogged roads

Traffic in my beautiful hometown is its own special hell, making you want to eat your head.

// Clean energy industry goes mainstream amid investments

Global investments in clean energy hit a record $329 billion last year.

// Falmouth native serving as Fla. sheriff?s deputy killed in crash

John Kotfila Jr. died when his cruiser was struck by a wrong-way driver on a Florida highway.

Bob Ryan

// Is Stephen Curry a latter-day Pete Maravich?

What unites the sharp shooters is the ability to get off shots and handle the ball.

Among the bars celebrating St. Patrick?s Day will be Doyle?s Cafe in Jamaica Plain.

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Where to eat, drink, be merry on St. Patrick?s Day

Here?s a lineup of some of Beantown?s favorite taverns, pubs, and restaurants for digging into a traditional corned beef and raising a pint of Guinness.

// St. Patrick?s Day parade organizers may sue over route

City officials shortened the St. Patrick?s Day parade route this year after citing public safety concerns.

starts & stops

// Amid fare hikes, MBTA expands student pass program

The agency came under fire for raising fares for student passes by 23 percent to $32 in its original proposals.


// Holy Cross marches back into spotlight

The Crusaders are back in the NCAA Tournament, but it?s been 63 years since they won a game there.

Ground Game

ground game

// At debate, Trump rivals choose ?me first? over ?party first?

Their individual interests in playing nice got in the way of their collective interest in taking Donald Trump out.

The Big Picture

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Walls (Defined)

?Defined? is an occasional series exploring the definitions of words via photography.


Acadia National Park in Maine.

Ashes to ashes varies from park to park

Many of our national parks will grant permission for your loved ones, upon your death, to scatter your ashes in the setting that speaks to you like no other.

Globe investigations

//[1].jpg Key reports from Globe?s Spotlight team on clergy sex abuse

The Boston Globe?s 2001-2002 investigation into sexual abuses by clergy in the Catholic Church resulted in more than 600 stories.

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.



// Spark Capital?s Mo Koyfman departs as firm targets $370m fifth fund

One of Boston?s most notable venture firms is losing a New York-based investor as it hits the road to raise more cash.



// 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.

Design New England

Design New England

// Immersed in the View

A seaside location sets the tone for a free-flowing master bathroom with partitions and angles ? but no doors to restrict sightlines.