Jeb Bush enters the final days of his last stand

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush greets supporters after a campaign event in Bedford, N.H.

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

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Jeb Bush sounded optimistic ahead of tonight’s GOP debate and Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary.

Businessman Donald Trump (R) shakes hands with Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney after announcing his endorsement of Romney at Trump International Hotel & Tower on February 2, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada ahead of the February 4 Nevada caucus. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

ground game

Three endorsements that would matter in N.H.

While a number of politicians have endorsed candidates ahead of the New Hampshire primary, three notable people have yet to weigh in.

Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, speaks as Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker applauds at a campaign event, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Bedford, N.H. Baker announced his endorsement of Christie for president. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Christie, backed by Baker, makes his pitch in N.H.

Chris Christie, appearing with Mass. governor Charlie Baker, asked New Hampshire voters to pick the underdog.

Michael Moran, Democrat in Mass. House, endorses Sanders

Moran, one of Speaker Robert DeLeo’s top deputies, is the most senior elected official in the state to back Bernie Sanders.

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

Man is critically injured by falling tree after storm

A six-year-old girl was earlier killed by a falling tree limb. Meanwhile, on Saturday, thousands remained without power.

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.

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.

Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly leads the NFL in tackles since entering the league.

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CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

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

A guy whose job is to creates collisions for the Carolina Panthers 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.

STANFORD, CA - FEBRUARY 04: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos throws the ball during practice at Stanford Stadium on February 4, 2016 in Stanford, California. The Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on February 7, 2016. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Everyone is picking at Peyton Manning’s carcass instead of celebrating his career

The narratives surrounding Manning in Super Bowl 50 are unusual for one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Capturetyler.JPG 10 Super Bowl ads everyone will be talking about

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

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

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.

Boston City Hall.

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64 City of Boston workers earn more than $250,000

The City of Boston’s municipal payroll swelled to a new high of $1.6 billion last year.

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

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A 6-year-old girl died after being struck by a falling tree limb while playing in her backyard in Canton Friday.

Buzzsaw

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/06/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/girls.jpg 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.

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

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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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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.