Deficit threatens late-night T service

A Park Street-bound train stopped on a bitter cold night to pick up a passenger.

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Few political leaders and businesses appear ready to fight for the survival of the service.

Up to 12 inches of snow expected on Monday

A winter storm warning is in place from 9 tonight until 1 a.m. Tuesday with up a foot of snow forecast and cold temperatures.

// IOC leader says Boston is intriguing candidate

Thomas Bach cited Boston’s history and reputation as a center of higher education.

Tess Pearson of Family & Children’s Services said the suicides caught the island by surprise.

Middle-age suicides rattle Nantucket

Seven people have killed themselves since October, sending islanders scrambling for answers.

Jeb Bush and his grandfather, Prescott Bush, at Jeb’s graduation from Andover in June 1971.

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The education of Jeb Bush began with big troubles at Andover

Bush almost ran aground at Phillips Academy, and it would take four years for him to straighten out.

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// Exploiting voter amnesia

Political reversals from Mitt Romney and Robert DeLeo show just how short they think voters’ memories are.

//[1].jpg Property tax bills add to cost of living in the suburbs

A strong commercial base can offset a community’s municipal services and reduce property taxes, experts say.

Beyond superficial differences in personality and style, substantively Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis often are on the same page.


In some ways, Pope Francis follows in Benedict’s steps

Francis’s latest change is another instance in which the two pontiffs seem to be singing from the same songbook.

Super Bowl XLIX

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Patriots tackle unfinished business in Phoenix

Deep down, everybody knows that this game is much more about the Patriots than it is about the worthy champions from the Pacific Northwest.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick has the most postseason victories in NFL history.

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Bill Belichick’s legacy is complicated

Detractors point to Spygate and Deflategate, but supporters say that jealousy is behind much of the criticism.

The University of Phoenix Stadium can hold as many as 74,000 fans.

Complete guide to Super Bowl XLIX

A look at the matchup, game time, location, advertising, and history of the NFL championship game.

01/18/2015 - Boston, MA - Topic: 19patsfans - Indiana Colts fan Jack Cox, cq, of Nashville, TN (in blue) and Patriots fan Derek Keith, cq, of Hamilton, MA, watched the AFC playoffs matchup featuring their two teams while sipping beers at the Cask 'n Flagon (cq) in Boston on Sunday evening, January 18, 2015. The two met while in school at Indiana University. Story by Zolan Kanno-Youngs. Photo by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff.

How to be a fan for the big game

Where to watch, grab some grub, gear up, and show your team colors.

Essential recipes for the big game

From crispy salt and pepper wings to 7-layer dip, we have you covered.

New York Police Commissioner William Bratton (right), with Mayor Bill de Blasio, wants to give officers more time to engage with the community.

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Kevin Cullen

Another Bratton revolution for the New York City police

One year after Bill Bratton regained the reins of the NYPD, he is engaged in a battle that is both epic and personal.

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// Winter arts preview

Boston Ballet presents “Lady of the Camellias,” “Breaking Bad” prequel “Better Call Saul” premieres, and critics pick the best of the winter.

“It’s a challenge to keep clean,” Colleen Wells said of the coffered ceiling (and the tall baseboards and molding) in her family’s Topsfield contemporary.


House hunting and the cost of maintaining wish-list items

Before you open your home-buying wallet, find out how much it will cost to maintain the items you yearn to have.



// Curtail 529 college savings plans

The plans disproportionately benefit wealthier taxpayers who would likely be saving for their children’s college bills anyway.

The Big Picture

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The road to K-pop stardom

Some Koreans often put up with punishing schedules in the hope of one day making it big in the music industry.

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