Electing a new pope

Winning styles of 2 US cardinals

Boston’s Sean O’Malley inspires papal talk with his reserved manner, while New York’s Timothy Dolan captivates many with an ebulliently religious mien.


Cardinal O'Malley's rise in the church

Vatican analysts for the leading Italian newspapers have repeatedly listed Cardinal Sean O'Malley as one of the contenders to be the next pope.

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Cardinals remained divided over who should be pope on Wednesday after three rounds of voting.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/03/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cars-4898--90x90.jpg Modern car technology shows an ability to annoy

Some of the new systems can be so intrusive that drivers are experiencing mild road rage toward their own cars.

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SJC denies father’s attempt to block daughter from having sex

The state’s highest court also updated its legal definition of a dating relationship to include romantic liaisons that happen mostly over the Internet.

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senatewas under construction in early February.

Kennedy Institute diversifies its board

The additions of Republicans and senators could help calm some tensions within the Kennedy family over the makeup of the board.

Medical marijuana regulations to be unveiled March 29

The eagerly anticipated draft regulations will be filed with the Secretary of State’s office before the end of the month.

Taxi fleet in Boston sues over app that hails rides

The operators of one of Boston’s largest cab companies are suing the app maker Uber Technologies Inc.