Shortcomings in air war
Serbian troops strong in face of NATO's raids
(By Fred Kaplan, Globe Staff)
WASHINGTON - After five weeks and 4,400 sorties, the NATO bombardment of Yugoslavia appears to have had little effect on Slobodan Milosevic's control over his military forces, or on his ability to wage war and terror in Kosovo.
Laws holding parents liable gaining ground
(By Mary Leonard, Globe Staff)
WASHINGTON - When a recent under-age beer party in suburban Washington got a little rowdy, the police came and gave warning citations to the teenage drinkers while slapping a $1,000 fine on each of the parent-hosts.
Leaders OK offer to Patriots
$70m would go for infrastructure at a new stadium in Foxborough
(By Tina Cassidy and Meg Vaillancourt, Globe Staff)
In a goal-line stand to keep the New England Patriots from moving to Hartford, the state's top leaders agreed to a stadium plan last night that includes $70 million in public money for infrastructure improvements around a new Foxborough facility.
Single-payer health plan saves money, reports show
(By Dolores Kong, Globe Staff)
Two independent groups commissioned by the Massachusetts Medical Society to explore switching the state's health care system to a Canadian-style single-payer approach have found that between $170 million and $1 billion a year could be saved while coverage is extended to hundreds of thousands of uninsured residents.
Brookline students on Hub border find chairs pulled from under them
(By Beth Daley, Globe Staff)
For the past four years, Sophie and John Chryssavgis believed they lived in Brookline. Mail came to their house with a Brookline ZIP code; their phone had a Brookline exchange. The town accepted car excise taxes from them and their two young boys learned in Brookline classrooms.
Also in today's Globe