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Split widens over Kosovo

The US and the European Union's largest countries recognized the independence of Kosovo yesterday, a major boost for the fledgling state, which still faces intense opposition from Russia, Serbia, and some Western European countries over its status. (By Peter Finn and Peter Baker, Boston Globe)

Clinton's struggle vexes feminists

As Hillary Clinton struggles to regain her momentum in the presidential race, frustrated feminists are looking at what they see as the ultimate glass ceiling: A female candidate with a hyper-substantive career is now threatened with losing the nomination to a man whose charismatic style and powerful rhetoric are trumping her decades of experience. (By Susan Milligan, Boston Globe)
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Colleges scramble to offer Mormon curriculum

Harvard Divinity School has long prided itself on the diversity of its curriculum - it currently features classes in American Buddhism, Jewish Apocalypticism, and Classical Sufism - but it took until this semester for the venerable school to offer a course on one of the fastest-growing faiths in the world: Mormonism. (By Michael Paulson, Boston Globe)

Wheeling and dealing

The foreclosure crisis has come to this in Massachusetts: guided bus tours of bank-owned properties for sale, led by real estate agents drumming up business in a slow market. (By Kimberly Blanton, Globe Staff and Bob Carroll, Boston Globe)

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