Storm could bring up to 3 feet of snow to eastern Mass.

National Weather Service

The storm could be “not only historic but also catastrophic,” a forecaster said.

Demonstrators gathered on the steps of the State House in Montpelier on Dec. 18 for a rally in favor of single-payer health care, following Governor Peter Shumlin’s decision to pull the plug on Vermont’s single-payer plan.

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Costs derail single-payer health plan in Vermont

A financial report that showed the cost of the program would nearly double the size of the state’s budget in the first year alone.

NFL playoffs

Bill Belichick defended the way the Patriots handle footballs on game day, and said his players aren’t cheaters.


Bill Belichick blinds NFL with science on Deflategate

Bill the Science Guy made an impassioned, entirely plausible and convincing case for why Deflategate is a bunch of hot air.


// Ravens’ Harbaugh sounds like he’s pleading for forgiveness

Inside Patriots circles, the blame for Deflategate rests with John Harbaugh and Colts counterpart Chuck Pagano.

//}seqn}.jpg Bill Belichick ‘100 percent’ sure Patriots met NFL rules

New England’s coach flatly denied any wrongdoing and explained the team’s gameday football preparations.

Malcolm Rogers, outgoing director of the Museum of Fine Arts, received a $60,096 annual housing allowance, according to the museum’s latest tax filing. It was part of a total compensation package worth $906,897.

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Leading nonprofit jobs hold big perks

Many nonprofit heads are not only well-paid, but receive perks like housing allowances, club dues, and free travel for spouses.

Theodore Postol

How a nuclear near-miss in ’95 would be a disaster today

Twenty years ago, a string of coincidences nearly set off a US-Russia nuclear crisis, but calmer heads prevailed. The risk is much higher today.

Patrick and Jess.

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Her decision, their life

A Boston Marathon survivor’s journey as she debates whether to live with pain or become a double-amputee.

Jose Bautista is coming off another big season for the Blue Jays, and he’ll have more lineup help in 2015.


Better days have been building in Toronto

Jose Bautista is coming off another big season for the Blue Jays, and he’ll have more lineup help in 2015.

Branford Marsalis, taking the long view

Branford Marsalis brings his quartet to the Sanders Theatre in Cambridge on Thursday.

Hingham 12/292014: Mark and Dolly DeNyse's Hingham home ,is illuminated with the use of the Control 14 Home Automation system. Photo by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe (business)

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Studying up on ‘smart homes’

Transforming your property into a ‘smart home’ is a lot less expensive than you think.

// Passengers find complaints to airlines can go nowhere fast

After years of growing complaints, high-profile incidents, and media outrage, the mystery remains: How do airlines keep getting away with it?

Samira Wiley (left) in “Orange Is the New Black.”


On TV, dramatic acting is flourishing

For decades, TV acting was considered the cousin to film and theater acting, but that’s changing on the small screen.



// US should foot part of the bill for Olympics

When an American city is selected, the Games should be considered a national event of sorts.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Unrest in Yemen

The future for Yemen is uncertain after the president resigned this week following a rebel takeover of the country.

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