Stormy Daniels beating Trump at his own game

Stormy Daniels (left) spoke with Anderson Cooper during an interview set to air Sunday.

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The adult film star has rolled out a textbook negative media campaign against the master of media manipulation. And the worst for President Trump is yet to come.

Dave Epstein

// How did all the forecasters get this nor’easter wrong?

The forecasting industry gets it right a lot, but in the face of ever-changing conditions, sometimes even the professionals get it wrong.

// Here’s why the forecast changed so fast

“For something to be so drastic within 12 to 24 hours of the storm, it’s something we haven’t seen in a while,” a meteorologist said.

Is this string of storms a harbinger of winters to come?

Winters will get warmer on average, but experts expect to see more frequent long-duration cold spells and heavy snowstorms.

// Will Real ID make the RMV slow again?

The new driver’s licenses, known as Real ID, require drivers to show more documents to prove US citizenship or lawful presence in the country, as well as Massachusetts residency.

Yvonne Abraham

// Trump bends the national opioid tragedy to bigotry

The president took a rolling tragedy in this country, one that killed 64,000 people last year, and bent it to his hateful world view.

// ‘Don’t threaten people,’ Trump tells Biden, who he says would ‘go down fast and hard’

President Trump responded to former vice president Joe Biden’s comments at a rally in Florida, saying he is “weak,” and “trying to act like a tough guy.”

// 70-year-old man arrested with assault rifle, 350 rounds in Dorchester

“There is no need for any citizen in the city of Boston to be carrying high powered weapons of this kind,” police Commissioner William Evans said.

// Austin bomber’s motive still unknown, despite recovered video, police say

A 25-minute cellphone video details the differences among the weapons he built and amounts to a confession, police said. But his motive remains a mystery.

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The Dating Issue | Magazine

How Meredith Goldstein became an advice columnist when her own love life was falling apart

An exclusive excerpt from Love Letters columnist Meredith Goldstein’s new memoir, “Can’t Help Myself.”

Peter Abraham

// Opening Day is next week. Here’s a projection of the Red Sox roster

Manager Alex Cora is set on the first five hitters in the order, while Chris Sale, David Price, and Rick Porcello are slotted to make the first three starts.

// Here’s how Globe writers are predicting the 2018 baseball season

Division winners, wild cards and five very different World Series projections from six Boston Globe sports writers.

Andrew Mahoney

// Your guide to the NCAA East Regional at TD Garden

Two games Friday and another Sunday will determine one of the Final Four teams headed to San Antonio.

Patrick Chung.

Patriots sign Patrick Chung to two-year extension

Chung, who turns 31 in August, was second on the Patriots with 78 tackles and nine passes defended in 2017.

Lemon tart, milk chocolate caramel dome, chocolate cake, cheesecake and Buche de Noel from Cafe Madeleine in Boston's South End, where Hana Quon creates impeccable croissants, tarts, macarons, caneles, and more.

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10 women pastry chefs you should know in the Boston area

In Netflix’s new “Chef’s Table: Pastry,” only 1 out of 4 pastry chefs is a woman. That’s not how it works in real life.

// Long hours, short leaves force moms to reconsider jobs as surgeons

Thirty-nine percent who became mothers strongly considered leaving their training programs,9 according to the survey by a Brigham and Women’s researcher.

// Student found dead in Mexico City ‘enriched our lives,’ his family says

Authorities have released few details about the death of Andrew Michael Dorogi, the Amherst College football player who died just days before his 22nd birthday.

// Unconscious man robbed and left to die on MBTA platform

A man allegedly spent a half-hour rummaging through an unconscious man’s belongings before leaving him to die alone at Downtown Crossing station Wednesday.

Christopher Muther

// Boston’s newest hotel dares you to go bare

The Alise Boston offers guests “the naked experience." It’s not as salacious as it sounds.

// Frank Avruch, former ‘Bozo the Clown,’ dies at 89

“Our dad loved the children of all ages who remembered being on his show and was always grateful for their kind words,” Avruch’s family said in a statement to WCVB.

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast


// The Love Letters podcast: How to get over an ex

Is rebound sex empowering, or does it leave you feeling lonelier? Meredith Goldstein investigates.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Vote in round 2 of Munch Madness

The results are in from Round 1 of this year’s Munch Madness restaurant tournament bracket. Appropriately for New England, seafood dominated.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Paul S. Grogan

// What could kill the Boston Renaissance — and how to avoid it

Boston needs resolve, as well as innovation, in facing the challenges of inquality, affordable housing, and public transportation.

Modeling’s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.


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// In Boston, the anxious launch of a gene therapy with a record price

Luxturna is a gene therapy for a rare, inherited retina disease that carries a list price of $850,000.

Special reports

// Inside the ‘cult’ that catapulted conductor James Levine’s career

At the beginning of the maestro’s 50-year career, Levine ran what some young musicians considered a cult, allegedly making members take loyalty tests and engage in group sex.

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The Big Picture

2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Scenes from the Paralympics taking place March 9-18 in PyeongChang, South Korea. 670 athletes with disabilities from around the world compete in 80 events in six different sports.


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