Region braces for up to 18 inches of snow

Parts of Plymouth County and Cape Cod could see up to a foot and a half of snow, while 8 to 12 inches are expected to fall in Boston.

Snow fell in Jamaica Plain on Centre Street on Friday.

Boston schools to close Monday due to winter storm

The announcement comes as the region braces for a winter storm that is expected to arrive in Massachusetts as early as midnight.

Charlie Baker soon learned the meaning of lucky money.

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For Charlie Baker, it’s a matter of outreach — with a stash of luck

Everywhere the governor goes, he carries with him a secret.

// Newton tour operator accused of gambling customers’ money

Bret Gordon fraudulently transferred more than $3 million from his business to himself between 2013 and 2015, a lawsuit says.

// UMass Dartmouth launches campaign to deter heroin use

After two apparent heroin overdoses, one fatal, the school is launching a campaign to educate students about the dangers of the drug.

UMass Amherst student dies after campus fall

James Tilley, 21, fell from the fourth floor of a building on the school’s campus, officials said.

General Electric’s LED lighting is among the divisions — in addition to energy storage, electric-car charging, and solar power — that are now under one corporate umbrella called Current.

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GE’s new Current division warms up to Boston’s clean-tech community

Current aims to use high-tech solutions to help customers rein in their electric bills.

// Jobcase targets blue-collar workers left out of LinkedIn

The Cambridge company is trying to become the networking site for a large but overlooked segment of the labor market.

SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers is tackled by DeMarcus Ware #94 of the Denver Broncos in the fourth quarter during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)



Wrath of Broncos’ defense paralyzed Panthers

The Broncos teed off on the Panthers’ shaky offensive line, hitting Newton 13 times.

Beyonce, Chris Martin of Coldplay, and Bruno Mars performed during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show.


Coldplay lets Beyonce, Bruno Mars overshadow band

It takes a certain lack of ego for musicians to essentially let themselves be upstaged at their own Super Bowl halftime show.

// Offbeat humor, upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads

From a strange creature called “Puppymonkeybaby” to a tear inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages.

”It’s like a circus, a three-ring circus,” said Judi Waldert, a middle-of-the-road Republican.

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N.H. voters try to decide as bold rhetoric changes primary

It’s a scrambled political world — one that, at least in New Hampshire, looks almost nothing like the one people imagined back, say, a year ago.

The former Florida governor had the advantage of more TV spots on New Hampshire and Boston channels in the last two months than any other candidate in the New Hampshire primary.

Bush TV ad spending in N.H. hasn’t paid off in polls

The numbers reflect one of the lessons of the 2016 primary: that bankrolling huge advertising buys has become less important than media coverage.

// Donald Trump stands by comments on waterboarding

Trump reiterated what he said at Saturday’s debate: he would seek to employ a technique that many define as torture.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// 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

// 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.


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// 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'

// 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.



// 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

// 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.