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

// Laying low in N.H.

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

// Jeb Bush enters the final days of his last stand

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

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Live updates from the Republican debate

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

// Former education leader Malone resigns from Saugus schools

Matthew H. Malone, a former state education secretary, is resigning as interim superintendent of Saugus Public Schools.

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.


// In West Roxbury, the Lawlers help bury the poor and homeless

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.

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To control health costs and quality, Dolores Mitchell challenged status quo

Dolores L. Mitchell is rare among government appointees; she has kept a high-ranking job under seven governors, Republican and Democratic.


// Is Luke Kuechly the best to ever come out of Boston College?

He is on a collision course with Canton, Ohio.

// For Panthers GM Dave Gettleman, patience paved path to Super Bowl

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

// 10 Super Bowl ads everyone will be talking about

Advertisers are paying $4.5 million for a 30-second spot.

// Beyonce releases new song day before Super Bowl appearance

A day before her performance at Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show, Beyonce has dropped a new song.

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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.


// Zika shadows a maternity ward in Colombia

Colombia has seen the second-highest number of Zika cases, although no instances of microcephaly. But pregnant women and officials are worried.


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.


// In praise of almost-great TV shows

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

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Ground Game

// What is a N.H. independent voter to do?

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

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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

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

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


// Race to build mobile audiences in developing nations

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

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

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



// Pope Francis meets Iranian leader to discuss Middle East

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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// Immersed in the View

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