Obama, challenging Congress, announces immigration action

In a prime time address tonight, the president outlined a plan that would temporarily protect qualified immigrants from deportation.

Evan Horowitz

Obama’s immigration plan. Can he do that?

What makes the president’s plan so controversial is that he is largely acting alone.

Ty Burr

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Our own long-delayed response to allegations that have been out there for a decade might be scarier than Cosby’s career meltdown.

Tommy Lee Jones and Hilary Swank cross the Nebraska territory in “The Homesman.’’

Movie Review

Hilary Swank, Tommy Lee Jones shine in ‘The Homesman’

The odd, ungainly western is harsh in its details, yet increasingly powerful as it wends its way back East toward civilization.

What happened to those who ran for Boston’s mayor

Marty Walsh has been in the news nearly nonstop, but the others have largely disappeared from the public stage.

Matanov, friend of Tsarnaev, gets new lawyer

Khairullozhon Matanov claims he has been subjected to harsh treatment at the jail where he was being held in solitary confinement.

Snow was piled high on a vehicle and houses in the south Buffalo area on Thursday.

Why Buffalo’s blizzard could never happen in N.E.

With no giant lake, New England will never see lake-effect snow. But the Atlantic can still pack a punch.

Scott Brown on FOX

Scott Brown rejoining Fox News

The former US senator from Massachusetts, who lost to Democrat Jeanne Shaheen in N.H. this year, will be a contributor on the network.