Snow mounting as blizzard continues

With 20.8 inches recorded in Boston so far, it appeared the storm was on track to make it into the Top 10 ever recorded in the city.

Snow totals in your town

How much snow has been dumped on your area? See a map of snowfall totals.

NFL playoffs

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Live updates

Patriots taking part in Super Bowl Media Day

Globe reporters are on the scene in Arizona providing updates throughout the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX.

// Patriots attendant took footballs into bathroom, report says

The locker room attendant was reportedly in the bathroom with two bags of footballs for 90 seconds.

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// Why free speech is fundamental

Humor often serves as an accelerant to social progress.

// Holly Black has created other worlds and a writers’ colony

The author, known for books such as “The Spiderwick Chronicles,” is considered a pack leader in the fantasy genre.



// Welfare-to-work isn’t working

When it comes to getting welfare recipients into jobs, Massachusetts is behind the rest of the country.

The Big Picture

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Massive snowstorm hits the Northeast

The storm blasted the region with wind-whipped snow that piled nearly three-feet high in some places.

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