Smoke-filled train causes panic, severe delays on Red Line

Bystanders kicked in windows to help passengers out of a smoke-filled Red-Line train at Quincy Station.

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Bystanders kicked in windows to help passengers out of a smoke-filled Red Line train at Quincy Station, according to witnesses.

Blizzard of 2015

// Hudson wins Mass. snowfall jackpot

The Blizzard of 2015 and 36 inches of snow brought this small community a state championship.

On Chester Street in Allston on Tuesday, a group of friends played beer pong during the blizzard.

Allston parties hard, glad for snow day

When a weekend arrives unscheduled in the middle of a week, Allston has a long history of charging hard at it.

// Runner clears a space in Boston Marathon history

Christopher Laudani shoveled snow off the finish line out of his love for the race and the symbol of unity that the strip brings to the city.

School buses in Charlestown were covered in snow after the blizzard.

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Working parents fret over 3rd no-school day in Boston

For parents forced to return to work while their children had another snow day, the announcement was frustrating.

// Two more storms headed for Mass.

The storms are set to hit Thursday and Sunday night, though they won’t have the impact of this week’s blizzard.

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//[1].jpg Remembering social activist Sidewalk Sam

Bob Guillemin came to prominence at a time when a broken city desperately needed more magic.

Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, outside of Bristol Superior Court on Thursday.

Start of Hernandez trial hits snag over jurors

Opening statements in the Odin Lloyd murder case have been delayed this morning.

The cause of the fire, which caused an estimated $250,000 in damage, is under investigation.

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Woman dies in two-alarm Dorchester fire

A woman rescued from her home by Boston firefighters died Thursday morning, in the first fire fatality of 2015.

// Surge in heroin overdoses puzzles health workers

Overdoses rose last month in Mass., prompting health workers and police to scramble to curb the crisis.

Gas explosion at Mexican hospital kills 3, injures dozens

A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children’s hospital in Mexico City.

// Father asks Calif. school district to bar unvaccinated students

Carl Krawitt’s son Rhett, 6, has leukemia and is vulnerable to infection and unable to be vaccinated.

Dartmouth to ban hard alcohol, forbid Greek life pledging

The school will also roll out a mandatory sexual violence prevention program as part of a slew of policy changes.

Super Bowl XLIX

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Patriots use their smarts as their key intangible

Dumb jocks? You’d better do your homework before slapping that tag on these Patriots, because they do theirs.


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// Remembering Auschwitz

On the 70th anniversary of liberation, a survivor’s journey is a reminder to recall each victim’s story of strength.

The Big Picture

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Massive snowstorm hits the Northeast

The storm blasted the region with wind-whipped snow that piled nearly three-feet high in some places.

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