Some big names on Mass. unclaimed money list

President Obama, Tom Brady, and Snoop Dogg are just some of the celebrities to top the semiannual update.

// Superintendent finalist’s record unclear

Guadalupe Guerrero said he hadn’t “wrapped up” his Harvard dissertation, but a Globe review found he was terminated from the program.

// US and media failed our son, James Foley’s parents say

‘‘We had no one who was accountable for Jim,’’ Diane Foley said at an event in Arizona.

Then-Olympic chief Mitt Romney explained the ups and downs of funding to the Salt Lake City Olympic board in 1999.

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Mitt Romney’s ties key to Boston’s Olympic push

Romney has been a quiet, but influential behind-the-scenes player, offering his connections to further the bid.

//[1]-8092.jpg Keolis chief apologizes for failings, but no solutions offered

The commuter rail operator said passengers are owed an explanation, but only after regular, reliable service is restored.

Massachusetts Department of Transportation board chair John Jenkins.

Shirley Leung

Baker should remake transportation board

If Charlie Baker is going to take ownership of the problems at the T, he needs to take control of the wheel.

Evan Dobelle withdraws lawsuit against Westfield State

The former university president claimed officials violated his rights by forcing him to retire after reports of his lavish spending.

Record snowfall hampers Boston trash collection

Picking up the garbage has become an incredibly challenging mission following weeks of debilitating storms.

Bill O’Reilly has been a dominant force on Fox News.

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Critic’s Notebook

O’Reilly controversy spotlights partisan media’s growth

It’s nearly impossible to imagine Bill O’Reilly being ousted from Fox News, despite accusations that he exaggerated stories.

Uno Pizzeria and Grill has spent more than $10 million to remodel dozens of locations, including this one in Braintree, and start a rebranding campaign.

Once again, Uno puts its pizza first

The chain’s traditional fare, including its 2,300-calorie Chicago Classic individual pie, is back near the front of the menu.

// Brave swimmers take icy dip at outdoor Winter Championships

A 25-meter, two-lane race course has been carved out of a frozen Vermont lake by chainsaws — and there are no wetsuits allowed.

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// Oscar acceptance speeches: let ’em talk, already!

Permit me to stake out an unpopular position: People should be allowed to say whatever they want.

Last year, Christian Vazquez threw out 15 of 29 runners attempting to steal.

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Christian Vazquez is in a good position to contribute

The catcher’s defense is unquestionably an asset, and he aims to help the Red Sox on offense, too.

Generation Boston

// Homebuying a goal for many Boston-area young adults

About 20 percent of Boston young adult households are owner-occupied, compared to 40 percent nationally, a survey found.

What color is this dress? It’s driving people crazy

White and gold, or black and blue? A $77 dress sold by British clothing retailer Roman Originals Ltd. has divided the Internet.

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Know the lingo and you can follow the budget process

Governor Charlie Baker is set to file his budget plan Wednesday, which will be the starting gun for a drawn-out, deeply political process.


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// Democrats should boycott Netanyahu’s speech

To attend would legitimize Boehner and Netanyahu’s actions and give a boost to the Israeli prime minister’s reelection effort.

The Big Picture

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Wintry woes for the MBTA

A look back at our recent public transit woes, due to an unusually harsh winter.