Political Headlines - March 18, 2013

  • Research giants win on federal funding: Harvard, MIT, and a coalition of other research institutions fended off a bid from the Obama administration to cut the amount each school receives for overhead costs. Globe politics reporter Tracy Jan details. 
  • A war's misleading anniversary The narrative of the Iraq war has a prologue and an epilogue whose lessons are as valuable to the United States as those derived from what came in between. Globe columnist Juliette Kayyem writes.