Drug makers seek to blunt criticism of price hikes

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Two big industry groups launched advertising that highlights how their breakthroughs can improve or safe lives.

Police made local pickups and checked on flooded areas in Marshfield as a powerful winter storm hit the state on Monday.

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Storm brings coastal flooding south of Boston

The arrival of a powerful storm Monday coincided with the late-morning high tide.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/customhousetower-10779.jpg How much snow has fallen in your town?

Here are unofficial snow totals for various towns and cities in the state, as reported by the National Weather Service.

Pittsfield man, daughter found dead

The father died of an overdose, but officials say his 11-year-old daughter probably died “as much as a month before her father.”

David Drumm entered the US Bankruptcy Court in Boston in 2010.


David Drumm is a man without a country

Drumm, being held without bail in Mass., was head of Anglo Irish Bank when its collapse cost Irish taxpayers more than $30 billion.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/John_WyattA.jpg John Wyatt, cofounder of Boston Retinal Implant Project, dies at 69

Dr. Wyatt, a retired MIT professor who died Wednesday, worked to improve the lives of millions affected by blindness.

02/01/16: Boston, MA: BC goalie Thatcher Demko is visited by Harvard's Jimmy Vesey, just before a second period shot by Harvard's Adam Baughman (not pictured) got by him. He lost his stick during this pileup in front of the net, and when the puck suirted loose, Baughman had a goal, which was looked at on replay, but was allowed to stand. Boston College met Harvard University in the first round of the annual Benapot Hockey Tournament at the TD Garden. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Beanpot

Live updates: 2016 Beanpot Tournament

Boston College faces Boston University in the title game Monday. Here’s the latest from TD Garden.

Manchester, NH - 2/8/2016 - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton hugs her husband former U. S. President Bill Clinton as their daughter Chelsea(R) claps during a campaign rally in Manchester, NH, February 8, 2016. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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Bill Clinton, speaking carefully, makes the case for Hillary Clinton

Bill Clinton treaded lightly on Monday, a change from the harsh tone he used a day earlier to criticize Bernie Sanders.

Merrimack, NH - 2/8/2016 - U.S. Republican presidential candidate John Kasich walks from a town hall meeting at Fidelity Investments in Merrimack, NH, February 8, 2016. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

As if on cue, snow arrives in time for the primary

Presidential candidates like to talk about campaigning through the snows of New Hampshire. On Monday, they actually did.

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at a town hall-style campaign event, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Barrington, N.H. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Cruz confident in last-minute swing through N.H.

Ted Cruz asked undecided voters for their support during a three-county campaign blitz.

A crowd waited in the snow Friday to enter an event in support of Hillary Clinton in Manchester, N.H.

ground game

Four things to watch in the N.H. primary

There’s a sense on the ground that anything can happen.

How to listen in an age of infinite music

The New York Times critic Ben Ratliff offers insights into his new book, which considers “Twenty Ways to Listen in an Age of Musical Plenty.”

Cam Newton vs. Bill Belichick: Who said it best?

Cam Newton once again found himself dominating the news cycle, but this time it wasn’t for his on-field prowess.

Boston--12/31/14 Bruins vs Toronto- Bruins Milan Lucic has his arms around goalie Niklas Svedberg and Brad Marchand as they watch the overtime shootout from the bench in which the Bruins lost 4-3.Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)

Remember Milan Lucic? He remembers everything

Lucic, now with the Kings, has a unique ability to recall numbers from years gone by.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Sarah Richardson and Rene Almeling

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/shutterstock_198668720.jpg The CDC risks its credibility with new pregnancy guidelines

In telling all women who aren’t on birth control to avoid drinking, the CDC gives into the fear surrounding pregnancy and alcohol.

Ground Game

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/07/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/52bf081c53ee4dd393fb7905ea41df14-52bf081c53ee4dd393fb7905ea41df14-0.jpg In GOP debate, it’s a different Donald Trump

Trump’s tactic of mostly staying out of the fray is an indication that he may have evolved as a politician.

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.


Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/11/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/kirsner_new_20150111.jpg Racing 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'

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/spotlight-9497.jpg 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.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/06/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/Peter-Saunders-C-717x450-1298-ksp--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg 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.

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Design New England

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/03/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/bath.jpg 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.