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Patriots take lead in first half

Foxborough, MA 01/22/17 Patriots Stephen Gostkowski makes a field goal in the first quarter. The England Patriots host the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Jan. 22, 2017 (

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This is it: The Patriots against the Steelers. Whoever wins tonight in Foxborough punches their ticket to Super Bowl LI.


// Falcons crush Packers to reach Super Bowl for second time

Matt Ryan accounted for five TDs (four passing, one rushing) as Atlanta jumped on Green Bay early and never let up.

// Your guide to Super Bowl LI

Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Super Bowl, as well as some history behind the game.

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Tom Brady: Superfreak?

We break down, body part by body part, what science suggests the average 39-year-old human encounters, and how Brady might be defying those expectations.

Gary Bosworth, 64, watched the inauguration Friday at the Toy Town Pub. He has lived in Winchendon his whole life.

Forgotten and forlorn, a Mass. town finds hope in Donald Trump

Winchendon hadn’t voted for a Republican presidential candidate since 1988, but in Trump residents have vested their hopes for revival.

David Epstein

Nor’easter will bring heavy winds, rain

A nor’easter is expected Monday, and along with it eastern Massachusetts will see strong winds and heavy rain.

// Matt Damon says he’ll pitch clean water to Trump

Matt Damon took the cause of clean water to the Sundance Film Festival, where he said he’s hoping to pitch President Trump on the issue.

Opinion | Jeffrey D. Sachs

// The shifting global landscape

A new chapter of globalization will require a rethinking of foreign policy by the United States and other world powers.

Protests and President Trump

Tillerson picks up support in the Senate

Former ExxonMobil executive Rex Tillerson, US President-elect Donald Trump's pick for US Secretary off State, attends the Chairman's Global Dinner a black-tie, invitation-only dinner aimed at introducing foreign diplomats to the team tasked with implementing the

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Rex Tillerson saw his prospects of becoming secretary of state brighten Sunday.

// Trump’s messages are mixed after Saturday protests

President Trump struck a more unifying tone as he got down to business on his second full day in the White House.

// Trump singles out FBI’s Comey at reception

President Trump called James Comey up to offer a handshake and hug before joking the FBI director has ‘‘become more famous than me.’’

// Trump takes to Twitter to weigh in on demonstrations

Donald Trump is president, but that doesn’t mean he has halted his Twitter messages.

// Israeli leader accepts invitation from Trump to visit US

Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit the White House next month.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 22: Counselor to President, Kellyanne Conway, prepares to appear on the Sunday morning show Meet The Press, from the north lawn at the White House, January 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. Conway discussed President Trump's recent visit to the CIA and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's first statement. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Trump won’t release his taxes, despite campaign promise, aide says

“People didn’t care. They voted for him,” Kellyanne Conway said.

Jane Patrick, right, has helped her son with his college student loan debt obligations and her roomate Annette Pelaez still has some debt from her college years.

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This is the fastest-growing segment of borrowers burdened by student loans

Since 2005 the number of consumers over age 60 with college debt has quadrupled to 2.8 million.


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// Trump (inadvertently) succeeds where Clinton failed

The new president has triggered a massive women’s movement.

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// As Obama departs, black youth question place in Trump’s America

As President Obama leaves office, a generation of black youth confront the paradox of his historic ascension and the start of the Trump era.

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// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

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.