Storm brings coastal flooding south of Boston

Police made local pickups and checked on flooded areas in Marshfield as a powerful winter storm hit the state on Monday.

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The arrival of a powerful storm Monday coincided with the late-morning high tide.

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Southeastern Massachusetts as well as the Cape and Islands are expected to be hardest hit by Monday’s storm, which is forecasted to bring up to 8 inches in Boston.

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A blizzard warning is in effect for parts of Mass. as a winter storm is expected to drop as much as 18 inches in some areas.

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The Dow Jones industrial average fell nearly 300 points by early Monday afternoon.

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According to ESPN, talks have begun to try and convince the longtime assistant coach to come out of retirement.

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Cambridge officials plan to celebrate the grand opening of the toilet, which is a first of its kind for the city, on Friday.

Cruise ship damaged during storm to return to N.J.

The ship, with more than 4,500 guests and 1,600 crew members, was sailing from New Jersey to Florida.

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The former mayor’s casket was taken through Providence streets by horse-drawn carriage.

A TV viewer’s guide to campaign ads

Since the beginning of February, 2,345 political ads have aired in the New Hampshire market, which includes Boston.

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Trump said he hasn’t asked the Patriots quarterback to endorse him so he does not risk any of his sponsorships.

ground game

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There’s a sense on the ground that anything can happen.

NAMES

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Dead and Company, featuring former members of the Grateful Dead along with John Mayer, will play July 15 and 16.

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It took Manning two seconds to accomplish the game’s biggest plug.

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What else can a Patriots fan do but set his thoughts to the Nationwide jingle?

Matthew Gilbert

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Fans win because now we know the show will not peter out in disgrace like too many other network series.

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Many postpartum specialists now believe that nurseries are not the best, or most natural, way to provide care.

Opinion & Ideas

Marjorie S. Rosenthal

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Local physicians didn’t see the problems with the water. Will their shortsightedness have nationwide repercussions?

Ground Game

Ground Game

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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.

The Big Picture

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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.

Globe investigations

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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.

BetaBoston

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

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Facebook, Google, and Boston-based Jana pursue strategies to connect consumers in emerging economies to mobile Internet — and advertisers.

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.

Crux

crux

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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.

The Globe Collection Promo

Globe Insiders

Design New England

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A seaside location sets the tone for a free-flowing master bathroom with partitions and angles — but no doors to restrict sightlines.