Clinton, Sanders spar on scope of plans

The debate was the first time Hillary Clinton has been on stage since Bernie Sanders beat her by 22 points in the N.H. primary.


// Slow and steady won Clinton the debate

Hillary Clinton, wrapping herself in President Obama’s legacy, stressed realism over idealism in Milwaukee.

// With flurry of data, this app is a snow day predictor

The calculator considers weather predictions, number of school days already used up, and media hype about a storm.

// For the first time, the universe is heard

A team from MIT spearheaded the landmark discovery, which marked the first time scientists had detected gravitational waves.

Latte, a 1-year-old Maltese Yorkie.


Need some puppy love? App allows users to borrow dogs

Bostonians appear smitten with the idea: There have been about 1,500 active users each month here since Bark’N’Borrow’s launch.

// Anti-violence message sent through postcards

Emily Blistein is trying to tackle the epidemic of gun violence in America through postcards.


// We’re awaiting the call on Mike Carey

The ex-NFL official has gained a reputation — perhaps unfairly — for being Mr. Wrong, and may not be back on CBS.

// Julia Marino wins women’s World Cup at Fenway

Marino, 18, of Westport, Conn., was the Big Air star with 169.25 points.

// Weekend temperatures could hit record lows

The low Saturday night is expected to be near 0 degrees in the Boston area. The record is minus 3.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, right, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attended a news conference after the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) meeting in Munich.

Matthias Schrader/Associated press

Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

Secretary of State John Kerry said diplomats have agreed to work with Syrian parties to implement a ‘‘nationwide cessation of hostilities.’’

The Internationalist

// Does peace in Syria stand a chance?

Ending civil wars can be a long and messy process.

Shirley Leung

// Suffolk overhaul must follow McKenna’s sacrifice

Did the apocalypse just hit Suffolk University?

Harvard Business Review Group publisher Josh Macht, editor-in-chief Adi Ignatius, and creative director James deVries looked over mock-ups.

Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe

Harvard Business Review successfully adapts to the digital age

The publication has seen a trend-defying 21 percent surge in paid circulation from 2010 to 2015.

// Officials vow to protect East Boston after gang slayings

Mayor Martin J. Walsh pledged during a public meeting in East Boston on Thursday night to work to protect the neighborhood.

// Drug kingpin seeks early release from prison

Darryl Whiting, a once-feared drug dealer, choked back tears as he pleaded with a federal judge for mercy.

Adrian Walker

// Throw the book at Darryl ‘God’ Whiting

The potential release of Whiting worries a lot of people who remember his reign of terror.

// Parents sue nanny for wrongful death

The couple allege in the lawsuit that Aisling Brady McCarthy is responsible for the 2013 death of their 1-year-old girl.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// It’s South Carolina’s turn to sort out the GOP field

New Hampshire was supposed to pick a favorite of the establishment GOP field. They didn’t, and now it’s South Carolina’s turn.

The Big Picture

Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday 2016

Historians say Mardi Gras dates back to Roman times, when the newly converted Christians retained vestiges of a pagan festival as a period of celebration before the penance of Lent.

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.



// MassChallenge program for entrepreneurs opening in Mexico City

The Boston-based accelerator program that gives office space and grants to emerging companies is opening its fifth location.

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.



// Vocal member of Vatican abuse panel to depart

An outspoken member of an abuse commission headed by Cardinal Sean O’Malley said he won’t leave unless the pope asks him to.

Globe Insiders

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.