Approaching blizzard could be ‘historic’

Children at the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain put their sleds and the hill there to good use Sunday.

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Forecasters have issued a blizzard warning for a snowstorm that could bring up to 3 feet of snow to southern New England.

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.

NFL playoffs

Foxborough, MA - 1-10-15 - New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones (95) and the Patriots defense weren't able to get pressure on Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) early in the first quarter. AFC Divisional Playoff Game - Ravens at Patriots - 1st quarter action. (Barry Chin / Globe staff)

Patriots notebook

Despite distraction, Patriots believe practices have them prepared

Deflategate had little impact, if any, on the Patriots’ practices and meetings last week in preparation for the Super Bowl.

Bill Belichick (left) and Ravens coach John Harbaugh met after their AFC Divisional playoff game Jan. 10 at Gillette Stadium.

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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.

// Plan to expand natural gas pipline is met with protest

Residents in West Roxbury demonstrated against a proposal to build a pipeline into their neighborhood.

Author and blogger Johanna Stein with her daughter — only a bed between them and terra firma.

book Excerpt

How not to calm a child on a plane

All I can do is chalk this one up to experience.

Airline complaints to the US Department of Transportation rose 30 percent over the past five years, according to an analysis by a consumer advocacy group.

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?

Boston, MA 121914 Newly acquired pitcher Rick Porcello (cq) spoke to the media at Fenway Park, Friday, December 19 2014. (Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff) section: Sports slug: RedSox reporter: Peter Abraham

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Red Sox avoid arbitration with Rick Porcello, Junichi Tazawa

Porcello settled on a one-year deal for $12.5 million, and Tazawa a one-year pact worth $2.25 million.


Why we need to learn to trust robots

A new study shows we prefer human guides even when algorithms work better. That’s a problem, say researchers.

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.

The Word

Linguists are like, ‘Get used to it!’

Why a new way to quote people has taken English by storm.

// Craft beer fans go to great lengths to buy top-rated brew

Craft beer is exploding, and Heady Topper and the Vermont town where it was born are at the movement’s liquid-gold center.

A Douglas DC-3 from the era of roomy cabins, attentive flight stewards, and air travel as a luxury.

Old planes refurbished to offer taste of luxury

Intricately restored vintage aircraft, complete with all the elegance and service of a bygone era, fly in Canada, Africa, Australia, and Europe.



// 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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