Despite brutal cold, some people refuse shelter

Terri Ramirez (left) and Jason Martin said they would seek refuge from the frigid wind Saturday night in a doorway.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Dozens of homeless people in Boston have opted to stay outside, and volunteers have been helping them.

In this photo taken Nov. 18, 2015, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warren, the populist senator from Massachusetts, told The Boston Globe in September that she would likely endorse a presidential candidate during the primaries, but has since remained coy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Warren spars with McConnell over Scalia’s replacement

Senator Elizabeth Warren responded to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who urged a delay in the nomination of the next Supreme Court justice.

// GOP leaders say Obama must not fill Supreme Court seat

Justice Antonin Scalia’s death put control of the court in the forefront of the presidential campaign for both parties.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// What does Scalia’s death mean for Supreme Court, US politics?

Without Antonin Scalia’s distinctive conservative weight, several of this term’s highest-profile cases may turn in a new direction.

Donald Trump spoke to the media after Saturday’s debate in Greenville, S.C.

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Donald Trump didn’t win any fans with debate performance

The Republican front-runner repeatedly offered words that could be used against him all week.

Development of upscale housing in East Boston is affecting working-class people who have long populated the neighborhood.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

In East Boston, pinched between progress and pain

Some say gentrification in the neighborhood may be contributing to the rise of violent gangs.

Another college might terminate its Regan contract

Public relations firm Regan Communications Group stands to lose a lucrative deal with the UMass Building Authority.

The entrance to General Electric Co.’s Lynn plant.

Lisa Poole/Associated Press/File

From Lynn to Louisville, GE has disputed property taxes

General Electric Co., known for its skill at minimizing its federal taxes, also brings sophisticated local property tax challenges.

Norwegian Air (top) is focusing on Boston in 2016.

travel | Christopher Muther

Norwegian Air storms the US

The airline made a splash when it arrived in Boston in December, offering some improbably low fares to the Caribbean.

// Maine city teams with Colby to revitalize a college town

A struggling blue-collar city in Maine sees a reason for hope with help from an unexpected source — Colby College and its president.

Pinball wizards bring intensity at state championships

Sixteen people battled Saturday for the right to be named the state’s premier pinball player.

// The new Kanye record is finally here

The controversial rapper dropped “The Life of Pablo” early Sunday.

Grammy Awards | Monday, 8 p.m. (CBS)

// Who will take home the Grammy Gold?

Sarah Rodman predicts who might win — and who should win.


A matchmaker’s lessons on love

What a woman who sets up blind dates every week knows about the mysteries of compatibility.

Beef and ale stew with cheddar-mustard dumplings.


A beef stew to warm you up

A hearty meal sure to thaw even the coldest February nights.

KIm Salt

my first home

In-laws, in house, in harmony

A bond was never stronger among an extended family than when they shared a house.

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.



// RunKeeper acquired by ASICS for $85m

One of Boston’s original mobile success stories is now part of a big sports-apparel company.

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.



// Pope dons sombrero as he travels to Mexico

A Mexican journalist presented Pope Francis with a traditional hat as the pontiff departed from the Vatican Friday.

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.