Road rage may have led to deliveryman’s murder

Brian G. Brito, 21, was arrested by police on Monday night.


A man facing gun charges in connection to the killing of a 24-year-old delivery driver in Lynn has now been charged with first-degree murder.

National Weather Service

Parts of Mass. could get up to 8 inches of snow this weekend

A potential storm could drop up to 3 inches in the Boston area, while there is the possibility for up to 8 inches in the far northwest part of the state.

// This weekend’s storm projections in graphics

Here’s a look at the upcoming storm, through the latest projections and graphics.

12 killed, 3 injured in Texas crash between church van, truck

Twelve people were killed in a crash between a church van and a pickup truck on a two-lane highway in southwestern Texas.

// Ivanka Trump, shifting plans, will become a federal employee

The move comes after her plan to be an informal adviser prompted criticism from ethics experts, who said it would allow her to avoid some rules.

// Senate panel vows to ‘get to the bottom’ of Russia interference

The stakes for the Senate investigation have been heightened given the disarray in the House investigation into Russia.

// Trump officials invited Lynch to speak with them, but he declined

Representative Stephen Lynch said he sees little benefit in cooperating with a White House he views as extreme.

Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone spoke about his city being a “sanctuary city” and the possible defunding by the current administration at a press conference in January.

Somerville mayor calls sheriff ‘jack-booted thug’ in sanctuary spat

After Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson called for the arrest of elected officials who support “sanctuary cities,” Mayor Joe Curtatone challenged him to “come and get me.”

Matt Pulley (top) is a sales and service consultant at a Wayfair call center in Bangor, Maine.

Yoon S. Byun for The Boston Globe

Maine is a mecca for call centers

Data science is transforming customer service, and Maine centers are on the forefront.


// Patriots inquired about Richard Sherman, report says

The Patriots reportedly asked about the Seattle cornerback’s availability before they signed Stephon Gilmore.

// Here are Globe staff predictions for the 2017 MLB season

Peter Abraham, Nick Cafardo, Alex Speier, Chad Finn, Dan Shaughnessy, and Christopher L. Gasper weigh in.


// Dave Dombrowski not alarmed by raft of pitcher injuries

The ailing arms are piling up, but Dombrowski says it’s not a lack of diligence, just part of the game.

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// NBC will air the 2018 Winter Olympics live for the first time

The network will air live coverage across all time zones rather than save the best material for prime time in the US.


// Members of the Patriots are busy having babies

Several players welcomed little ones in recent weeks.

Globe Magazine

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If millennials can’t afford to live in the Boston area, will they simply leave?

Millennials aging out of rental apartments are looking for affordable homes with a yard and room for kids. If they can’t find them here, they’ll look elsewhere.

Laptop computer being watched in the office by a security camera concept for big brother surveillance or internet computer security

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

Internet privacy—such as it is—loses another defense

Congress is poised to loosen online privacy rules, but we’ve never had full privacy in our Internet use.

TV Critic’s Corner

Louis C.K.: Busy, busy, busy

Coming up soon: A new Netflix stand-up special and a hosting gig at “SNL.”

Students demanding that Harvard University publicly declare it will no longer invest in coal and other “dirty energy” industries blocked doorways at an office building in Harvard Yard.

Anti-coal Harvard students block administration building doors

The students are pushing the school to declare it will no longer invest in the coal industry.

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Talking Points

NBCUniversal is moving to Needham

The new headquarters would join together NBC’s CSN sports group from Burlington and the local NBC, NECN, and Telemundo crews.

Munch Madness

// It’s the Final Four

We’re nearing the end of the tournament: Only four restaurants remain. Vote now for your favorite.

Opinion & Ideas


// Gorsuch’s narrow view of the law has cruel consequences

Judge Gorsuch’s narrow interpretation of law has harmful, nonpartisan, real-world consequences.

Trump Today

// Trump Today: Probing the cost of those trips to Mar-a-Lago

The Government Accountability Office will look into the costs after a request by Senator Elizabeth Warren.


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Special reports

Special report | Part 1

Fleeing Syria for Trump’s America

The trip was over for these refugees. They had found a new home in Mass. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// Mumps outbreaks are raising concerns about vaccine

Large and lengthy outbreaks have been recently reported and, worryingly, often among people who have been vaccinated.