As blizzard nears, travel ban looms

The travel ban will be effective at midnight, and there will be no MBTA service Tuesday.

Snow fell in Copley Square as a massive winter storm approached Monday.

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Snow fell in Copley Square as a massive winter storm approached Monday.

Governor Baker held a press conference Monday afternoon.

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Governor Baker held a press conference Monday afternoon.

Snow removal equipment was at the ready on the tarmac at Logan.

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Snow removal equipment was at the ready on the tarmac at Logan.

Most Monday night flights at Logan were canceled.

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Most Monday night flights at Logan were canceled.

A shopper in Winthrop bought a shovel ahead of the storm.

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A shopper in Winthrop bought a shovel ahead of the storm.

Shoppers in Pennsylvania stocked up as the snow began to fall.

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Shoppers in Pennsylvania stocked up as the snow began to fall.

Double Shot

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/16/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Tlumacki_dunkindonutscoffeetaster_business172.jpg Making powerful coffee with no power

Have no fear: Coffee has a centuries-long record of being made without electricity. And it can still be done.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/maeda_30recipebox_g8--90x90.jpg Recipes to make during the blizzard

While you take shelter from the storm, find solace in these comforting dishes.

Curl up with “Cheers” — starring (from left) Shelley Long, Ted Danson, and Rhea Perlman — during this week’s snowstorm.

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Maura Johnston

What to binge-watch during the blizzard

Get ready to be trapped indoors with full seasons of TV shows.

SJC updates definition of reasonable doubt

The state’s highest court reworked the definition of reasonable doubt used in Mass. courthouses since 1850.

Boston’s bid for 2024 Olympics

Conceptual drawing of the Olympic Stadium at Widett Circle.

Boston lawmakers elevate concerns over Olympic costs

The lawmakers said they were concerned that the infrastructure costs to the state would top $5 billion.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

Healey to sue Partners if judge rejects settlement

Attorney General Maura Healey said she’ll file an antitrust suit if a state judge rejects the pact Partners signed with Martha Coakley.

NFL playoffs

Umpire Carl Paganelli holds a football on the field after a play during the AFC Championship game.

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NFL eyes Patriots’ locker room attendant in probe, report says

The attendant had access to the Patriots’ game footballs after the officials inspected them, Fox Sports reported.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-6879.jpg This time, it’s the Patriots against the world

Around here, fans believe Bill Belichick gave the Patriots their swagger back; everywhere else, the view is harsher.

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Patriots, fans rally in Boston

“We have the best fans in America,” Tom Brady said at the rally held before the team heads to Arizona for the Super Bowl.

Harvard-Smithsonian scientist Willie Soon apparently failed to disclose conflicts of interest in a new paper.

Climate change skeptic accused of violating disclosure rules

Harvard-Smithsonian scientist Willie Soon apparently failed to disclose conflicts of interest in a new paper.

Opinion

Nancy Gertner

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Copy%20of%20461041518.jpg Assuring fairness during jury selection

It matters who questions a potential juror — a lawyer, on the juror’s level, or a robed judge, on an elevated platform.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Unrest in Yemen

The future for Yemen is uncertain after the president resigned this week following a rebel takeover of the country.

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