Kennedy murder a breakpoint in time: That awful day in Dallas retains enormous symbolic importance as a touchstone: marking a boundary between a pre-assassination then and a post-assassination now. The first in a multi-part series on the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination. Mark Feeney reports.
- Independents may complicate Baker's bid: Even if independent gubernatorial candidates only capture a small percentage of the electorate, they could draw key votes from Charles Baker. State House bureau chief Frank Phillips reports.
Ethnic tensions flair over governor's judicial nominee: The charged struggle centers around the leadership role that nominee Joseph S. Berman has played in the Anti-Defamation League.Michael Levenson reports.
- The contender: Columnist Joan Vennochi says Elizabeth Warren isn't running for president, but she should.
- How about AmeriCanada?: A professor at a university in Toronto argues that there are good reasons why the US and Canada should merge. Contributing columnist Alex Beam questions, how great is Canada?