Approaching blizzard could be ‘historic’

Children at the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain put their sleds and the hill there to good use Sunday. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

New Englanders are bracing for a blizzard starting Monday that could bring up to 3 feet of snow to the region.

// Lawyers hunt too-eager Tsarnaev jurors

Attorneys are watching for those trying too hard to get on the panel in one of the most watched cases in Boston history.

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“Professor Belichick got it exactly right,” said Richard P. Binzel, professor of planetary science at MIT.

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Scientists find Belichick’s explanation plausible

Four of Boston’s best scientific minds agreed: If you take a ball from a warm place to a cool place, it will lose air pressure.

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// Seahawks only too happy to let Patriots deal with Deflategate

“I didn’t even notice,” Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung said. “I kind of missed that one.”

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// Despite decline, bitcoin fans keep the faith

The value of bitcoins fell 13 percent in just two weeks, but loyalists remain confident in the future of digital money.

Patrick and Jess.

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Her decision, their life

A Boston Marathon survivor’s journey as she debates whether to live with pain or become a double-amputee.

The city currently offers residents a free parking pass for every vehicle they own, despite a limited number of spots. Pictured: Cars parked on Rutland Square in Boston.

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Boston vows to review process for parking permits

The city offers residents a free parking pass for every vehicle they own, despite a limited number of spots.

Boston Police Superintendent Robert Merner spoke to resident assistants at Wheelock College about the dangers of MDMA, also known as Molly.

Father of Molly victim speaks to students about its dangers

The death of Brittany Flannigan, who overdosed while at a 2013 House of Blues concert in Boston, still haunts her father.

Ben O’Sullivan-Pierce, owner of Fresh Start Construction in Belmont, said winter is usually a slow period, but now he has several home remodeling projects.

Homeowners tap into equity as refinancing surges

A recent mini-refinancing boom is leading homeowners to pump extra cash into remodeling projects and other investments.

Author and blogger Johanna Stein with her daughter — only a bed between them and terra firma.

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How not to calm a child on a plane

All I can do is chalk this one up to experience.

John Wilson often explored politics and justice in his print and sculptures.


John Wilson, artist spurred by social realities, dies at 92

Mr. Wilson, who grew up in Roxbury, painted, sculpted, and made prints out of his home studio in Brookline.

Tyler Seguin of the Dallas Stars, playing for Team Toews, scores against Brian Elliott of the Blues in the third period.

Team Toews 17, Team Foligno 12

Bergeron, Seguin find room to renew scoring connection

The former Bruins teammates joined forces on a goal in the All-Star Game.

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SAG Awards win sends ‘Birdman’ Oscar hopes soaring

Oscar hopes for ‘‘Birdman’’ got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds.

The Word

Linguists are like, ‘Get used to it!’

Why a new way to quote people has taken English by storm.


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// ‘Equal pay for equal work’ isn’t so simple

Women’s pay will be most helped by paying attention to the details.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Unrest in Yemen

The future for Yemen is uncertain after the president resigned this week following a rebel takeover of the country.

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