Campaign signs lay on the ground at Manchester’s dropoff center the day after the New Hampshire primary.

evan horowitz | quick study

Forget ‘one person, one vote.’ That’s not how primaries work

Nominations are made during party conventions, where the voices of a few hundred party insiders can outweigh millions of citizens.

ground game

// N.H. rejects America’s two foremost political dynasties

By picking Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, the Granite State sent a message to voters in other upcoming primary states.

Manchester, N.H.-02/09/16 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at the Executive Court Banquet Facility after the results came in for the New Hampshire Primary. His wife is Melania. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(metro)

Opinion | Steve Almond

How to talk to your kids about Donald Trump

An easy-to-follow guide for what to do when your young child brings up Trump.

Michael A. Cohen

// Donald Trump proves it’s his race to lose

As good a night as it was for Trump, it was that much better when you consider what happened to the rest of the Republican field.


// New Hampshire Republicans sink their credibility

In handing victory to Donald Trump, N.H. voters stained, perhaps permanently, their reputation for discernment.

// Bernie Sanders raises more than $2 million following N.H. win

In the middle of his victory speech, the senator from Vermont plugged his website and asked his supporters to donate money.

Third justice to step down from SJC

Justice Fernande R.V. Duffly said in a statement she is retiring this summer to help her husband recover from surgery.

// To bring a mountain to city, New England’s experts pitched in

Killington, HDK Snowmakers of Natick, and others all helped make Big Air at Fenway become reality.

Corned beef hash at Mul’s Diner in South Boston.

Anthony Tieuli for the Boston Globe

Where to find 10 perfect breakfasts in Boston

A tasty list including everything from North African Shakshuka to the best blueberry pancakes in town.

// Priests distribute ashes on the go on Boston Common

Three priests and two lay people marked the first day of the Lenten season by giving out ashes for near Park Street Station.

Man, 70, shot to death in Wareham

John Williams was found in his Glenn Charley Road home on Tuesday.

Audit finds about 25,000 ‘over-income’ families in public housing

Federal officials are pondering how to tighten regulations, which would affect several hundred in Mass.


// Berklee musician Johnson plays with Beyoncé at Super Bowl

Trumpeter Arnetta Johnson said of her Super Bowl experience, “I’ve just never seen that many people at once.”

// Canada Goose jackets mysteriously take flight at BU

The winter garments, which can cost $900, are a hot item on campus — and they’re disappearing when left unattended.

// Airbnb offers a starry night in Van Gogh’s bedroom

The Art Institute of Chicago is renting out a stay in a replica of the artist’s chambre for $10 a night.

Ground Game


// N.H. sends message to the next states in line

Granite State voters rejected the two foremost political dynasties in modern US politics in favor of anti-establishment candidates.

The Big Picture

Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday 2016

Historians say Mardi Gras dates back to Roman times, when the newly converted Christians retained vestiges of a pagan festival as a period of celebration before the penance of Lent.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

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



// Harvard junior drops out after getting $100k in startup cash

Grace Xiao received a Thiel Fellowship that gives her company, Kynplex, funding over two years.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

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



// Vocal member of Vatican abuse panel to depart

An outspoken member of an abuse commission headed by Cardinal Sean O’Malley said he won’t leave unless the pope asks him to.

Globe Insiders

Design New England

// Immersed in the View

A seaside location sets the tone for a free-flowing master bathroom with partitions and angles — but no doors to restrict sightlines.