After much anticipation, first votes cast in N.H.

Bernie Sanders and John Kasich topped the field in Dixville Notch and Hart’s Location, two of the three towns with midnight voting.

Dixville Notch town moderator Tom Tillotson announced results early Tuesday.

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Dixville Notch town moderator Tom Tillotson announced results early Tuesday.

Terry Tillitson applauded after results were announced.

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Terry Tillitson applauded after results were announced.

Jeff Stevens (center) cast the first ballot in the first-in-the-nation primary.

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Jeff Stevens (center) cast the first ballot in the first-in-the-nation primary.

A resident of Hart’s Location reviewed a sample ballot.

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A resident of Hart’s Location reviewed a sample ballot.

Voters in Hart’s Location didn’t just vote. They also shared cake.

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Residents in Hart’s Location didn’t just vote. They also shared cake.

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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders seemed to reverse roles as they made their final pitches to N.H. voters.

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Republicans on Monday hunted for undecided voters, tossed snowballs for the cameras, and made last-minute digs at their rivals.

Laconia, NH - 2/7/2016 - Traffic makes its way through downtown Manchester, NH, February 7, 2016. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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A N.H. city that’s notably good at picking winners

Since 2000, the results in Laconia have almost perfectly reflected the statewide vote in the primaries for both parties.

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Hours after two trains collided head on, rescuers were still trying to reach people trapped in the wreckage.

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Tokyo stocks were down 5.4 percent at the close Tuesday as anxiety over the global economy intensified.

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Boston College won the lowest-scoring final in Beanpot history when Alex Tuch scored 1:57 into the extra session.

Ruben Amaro Jr., who was recently fired as GM of the Phillies and is now the Red Sox new first base coach, leads a baseball clinic at the Curtis Hall Community Center in Jamaica Plain. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Sports, abrahamp)

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Ruben Amaro Jr. eager to try new role in baseball

The former Phillies general manager made an unusual move in becoming the Red Sox’ first base coach.

Mass. had highest rate of abused children in nation

Officials attributed the high number of reported cases to greater public awareness and increased vigilance by the state.

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Blizzard conditions and power outages did take place, but feared snowfall totals didn’t materialize.

Ben Volin | On football

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If the Patriots ever lost a Super Bowl like the Panthers did Sunday, boy would New Englanders be upset.

Stat | Pharmalot

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Rising prices are a problem for every drug maker. Blaming a few outliers fails to tell the whole story.

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Trump’s tactic of mostly staying out of the fray is an indication that he may have evolved as a politician.

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Primary push in New Hampshire

All across New Hampshire, crowds are gathering to hear and see the Democratic and Republican candidates for president before Tuesday’s primary.

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A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

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Grace Xiao received a Thiel Fellowship that gives her company, Kynplex, funding over two years.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

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An outspoken member of an abuse commission headed by Cardinal Sean O’Malley said he won’t leave unless the pope asks him to.

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