Walsh unveils new weapon against snow in Boston

Boston, MA - 11/24/2015 -One of the city's new snow blowers sits parked at a Department of Public Works facility in Boston, MA, November 24, 2015. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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The hard lessons from last winter explained why Mayor Martin Walsh posed with the city’s new 13-foot-tall snow blower.

12/11/2013 BOSTON, MA Passengers enter North Station (cq) after riding on the MBTA's Fitchburg/South Acton Commuter Rail line. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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MBTA to revise, delay changes to commuter rail schedules

Commuters complained about new timetables, saying they eliminated widely used trains and stops during rush hour.

epa05040620 Several hundred protesters take to the streets chanting and blocking traffic after the release of a video showing Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, shooting 17 year old Laquan McDonald on 20 October 2014, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 24 November 2015. A judge denied bond for Van Dyke who is accused of shooting McDonald 16 times on 20 October 2014. EPA/TANNEN MAURY

Protesters take to Chicago streets after video is released

A video shows the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, and an officer was charged.

Former officer pleads guilty to beating handcuffed detainee

A former Chelsea police officer admitted to beating a handcuffed detainee and filing a false report about the attack.

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Officials believe a Dorchester man killed the woman, whose body was found in Bridgewater, in retaliation for his son’s murder.

Catherine E. Williams was arraigned in Wrentham District Court on Tuesday.

Beverly driver, allegedly drunk, accused of hitting trooper

The woman was declared a threat to public safety and had her license revoked after the incident outside Gillette Stadium.

A Russian plane crashed in flames in a mountainous area in northern Syria after it was shot down by Turkish fighter jets near the Turkish-Syrian border on Tuesday.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Why Turkey shot down a Russian warplane

Russia and Turkey are working at cross-purposes in Syria, pursuing different targets, objectives, and goals.

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The company said Tuesday it closed on a deal to buy land in Fall River for a 1-million-square-foot fulfillment center.

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Atlantic salmon, roughly the same age, although the big one was genetically engineered to grow at twice the rate of normal salmon, at the Aqua Bounty Farms facility in Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada, July 26, 2007. (Paul Darrow/The New York Times)

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Salmon breakthrough driven by effort to solve a different problem

Officials last week said a type of salmon engineered for quick growth is safe to eat, the first genetically altered animal with that approval.

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher David Price throws against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning in Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Red Sox interest in David Price makes sense

Dave Dombrowski, when he was general manager of the Tigers, traded for Price only 16 months ago.

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Dann and Martha Paquette, owners of Pretty Things beer company, had said they were being shut out of area bars and restaurants.


John ‘Wacko’ Hurley, organizer of St. Patrick’s Day parade, dies

Hurley was a central figure in the dispute over whether gay advocacy groups could march in the South Boston parade.

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BetaBoston | Innovation Economy

Boston’s brand is the future

Boston isn’t about the past. It’s the place where the future happens first.

Amanda Santucci (right) has a more healthy take on Thanksgiving food than her aunt, Lauren.

These days, Thanksgiving pits traditionalists vs. foodies

Who wants to endure Mass. Pike traffic if a heart-healthy spread is all that’s waiting on the other end? Call it the War over Thanksgiving.

 9/17/15-- BOSTON -Doric Docents applaud Lauren Baker, First Lady of the Commonwealth after she gave brief remarks in the House Members Lounge at the State House. As First Lady Mrs. Baker is the president of the Doric Docents, who give tours at the State House.(globe staff photo :Joanne Rathe reporter: shirley leung topic: section: business )

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Shirley Leung

Lauren Baker practices patience as she defines her role

Baker is in search of her next chapter, but one has been thrust upon her: Being first lady of Massachusetts.

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A member of the NFL Referees Association says Gene Steratore’s crew mishandled three crucial plays in the Patriots-Bills game.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-9308.jpg Even as they win again, Patriots are looking vulnerable

Once dominant, once a bully, the perfect Patriots find themselves struggling to play at a championship level.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/24/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/boston%20globe66174.jpg Joanne Chang won’t rest until everything is perfect

Boston’s most famous baker is building an empire on flour, sugar, and an unrelenting focus on every last detail.

Senator Bernie Sanders at a campaign event Monday in Atlanta.

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Bernie Sanders is most popular senator, poll says

Senator Bernie Sanders is riding an 83 percent job approval rating in Vermont in a new poll that tested all US senators.

Ground Game

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New Hampshire remains the only reason Sanders has an argument that there is a Democratic contest at all.

Globe investigations

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A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

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Earthprints: How humans impact the landscape

Each site depicted has profoundly changed in the last 30 years.