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Focus shifts to averting government shutdown

After another round of finger-pointing over budget cuts required by the sequester, Republican leaders on Sunday rejected Democratic calls for tax hikes but indicated they would like to reopen negotiations for a grand bargain that cuts spending on entitlement programs.

Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace spoke with Mitt and Ann Romney

FOX NEWS SUNDAY

Mitt Romney rues errors, says loss ‘kills me’

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney said Sunday that “it kills me” to have lost the election to President Obama, but said he made a series of campaign mistakes, saying his failure to win over minority voters and “did real damage to my campaign.”

The Nation

Focus shifts to averting government shutdown

By Tracy Jan

GOP leaders expressed a willingness to call a long-enough truce with their Democratic colleagues to allay fears of a shutdown at the end of the month.

Mitt Romney rues errors, says loss ‘kills me’

Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace spoke with Mitt and Ann Romney

By Bryan Bender

In a TV interview, the former presidential candidate reflected on topics ranging from Washington gridlock to what he sees as Obama’s failings.

Voting rights march remembered

Vice President Joe Biden and US Representative John Lewis led a group across the Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to mark the 48th anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday” march

By Phillip Rawls

Thousands walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Alabama to commemorate the bloody civil rights march of 1965.

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Metro

YouthHarbors finds shelter for homeless adult students

Clarice Maloney, 21, and several fellow students gathered in the cafeteria at Boston Day and Evening Academy.

By Meghan E. Irons

The program fills an urgent need in student homelessness and provides assistance to young adults struggling to make it on their own.

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Mansfield

Dog, ordered euthanized, bites again

By Gal Tziperman Lotan

Boston

Peabody man charged in hit-and-run

By Gal Tziperman Lotan

Boston

6 arrested on drug charges after chase

By Matt Rocheleau

Lawrence

Police dog fires gun hidden in snow

By Sarah Mattero and Jaclyn Reiss

Science in Mind

Tadpoles see with eyes on tails in Tufts experiment

By Carolyn Y. Johnson

Science in Mind

Geneticist critiques DNA patent argument

By Carolyn Y. Johnson

Science in Mind

Free, open access to taxpayer-funded studies in spotlight

By Carolyn Y. Johnson

Business ǀ Science

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Obituaries

Stanley Snadowsky, 70; ran noted music club

Stanley Snadowsky (left) and his business partner, Allan Pepper, were lifelong friends.

By Paul Vitello

Mr. Snadowsky, a founder of landmark Greenwich Village nightclub Bottom Line, had a reputation for staging high-quality shows.

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Sports

on hockey

Bruins pay big for Zdeno Chara’s fight

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara sizes up Canadiens counterpart Brian Gionta and sends him for a ride in the first period.

By Kevin Paul Dupont

The Bruins captain stuck up for Tyler Seguin, then watched Montreal score 2 goals during his 17-minute penalty.

Christopher L. Gasper

Mike Napoli shows why Red Sox wanted him

Mike Napoli

By Christopher L. Gasper

Napoli’s prodigious home run Sunday was a good sign that the Red Sox didn’t end up with damaged goods.

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Malden Catholic 3, Springfield Cathedral 2

Malden Catholic tops Springfield Cathedral

By Anthony Gulizia

BC High 3, CM 1

Patience is key in BC High win over CM

By Jason Mastrodonato

Austin Prep 2, Reading 1

Austin Prep holds off Reading in Super 8

By Seth Lakso