Clinton working to shore up Southern ‘firewall’

Hillary Clinton is furiously shoring up her so-called firewall in the Southern states that vote next, like South Carolina.

Yvonne Abraham

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It’s a lousy time to be an American Muslim. It’s especially lousy in New Hampshire.

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Without a major comeback, he will face increasing pressure to bow out of the race.

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Interim superintendent Matthew Malone and the school committee cited a difference of vision for the decision.

Falling tree limb claims second victim in Canton

A 48-year-old man died Saturday after being struck by a falling tree limb in Canton Friday night.

KEVIN CULLEN

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When George Whelan died at Boston Medical Center, at the age of 82, there was nobody to claim his body.

Seven evacuated after carbon monoxide leak in Charlestown

Firefighters were called when carbon monoxide alarms went off early this morning, and no one was injured.

North Andover fire kills 62-year-old woman

No other injuries were reported in the two-alarm house fire.

Easton man injured in NYC crane collapse released from hospital

The crane collapsed in New York City on Friday morning.

GOP presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Donald Trump participated in the debate.

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Underway

Live updates from the Republican debate

Globe writers are providing live updates as the Republican candidates meet for their final debate before the New Hampshire primary.

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The debate got off to a discordant start.

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After 29 years leading the state’s Group Insurance Commission, 86-year-old Mitchell is stepping down.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

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He is on a collision course with Canton, Ohio.

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Gettleman’s faith in head coach Ron Rivera and the front office trickled down to the locker room.

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The pop star’s “Formation’’ is available as a free download on her artist page for the streaming service Tidal.

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DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Two teams, one writer and a legendary year in Boston sports

The longtime Globe writer got to cover, and travel with, the 1985-86 Celtics and ’86 Red Sox.

crux

Vocal member of Vatican abuse panel to depart

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

Buzzsaw

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Over the next few months, a number of really, really good series are returning, and they deserve some eager anticipation.

Ground Game

Ground Game

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Four days from the primary, there is no obvious path for them to take and no obvious candidate for them to back.

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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The meeting marked the first time ranian President Hassan Rouhani has visited the West since a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran last year.

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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.