Jeb Bush shaped by troubled Phillips Academy years

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

George Bush Presidential Library

Bush almost ran aground at the Andover prep school, and it would take four years for him to straighten out.

// Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016

The former Mass. governor suddenly dropped a three-week flirtation that seemed to be gaining momentum.

Initial interviews suggest that in the Romney coalition will likely diffuse among several candidates including, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

In N.H., suddenly a wide-open Republican primary

Initial interviews suggest that the Romney coalition, built over eight years, will likely diffuse among several candidates.

Super Bowl XLIX

Alex Speier

// Patriots-Seahawks a dream Super Bowl matchup for NFL

The two teams have been almost inarguably the league’s best to this point this season.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference ahead of Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix, Arizona January 30, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)


It’s Game On between Roger Goodell and Robert Kraft

In his remarks at the Super Bowl, the NFL commissioner pledged to get to the bottom of Deflategate.

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 03: Alexi Ogando #41 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Houston Astros in the first inning at Minute Maid Park on April 3, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Red Sox close to deal with Alexi Ogando

If Ogando passes a physical, he would receive a $1.5 million salary with incentives that could double the value of the deal.

Remains found in Swampscott belonged to missing woman, DA says

The remains belonged to Swampscott woman Jaimee Mendez, 25, who was last seen on Nov. 6.

Chris Laudani, a bartender at the Back Bay Social Club, shoveled snow from the Boston Marathon finish line.

Tsarnaev defense cites finish line shoveler in seeking venue change

The coverage of the man “symbolizes the unprecedented level of public feeling” over the Marathon bombing, Tsarnaev’s attorneys said.

Mass. could see up to a foot of snow following Sunday storm

Meteorologists had enough confidence in the forecast to issue a winter storm watch for areas south of the Mass. Pike.

The Koran once owned by Thomas Jefferson, shown at the Library of Congress.

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How a Christian Congress embraced an ‘atheistical’ library

Two centuries ago, a religiously uniform legislature planted the seed for a wide-ranging Library of Congress.

Frantic passengers kicked out windows to escape a smoking train.

Baker disappointed in MBTA response to Red Line incident

Following the chaotic scene at Quincy Center Station, the MBTA seemed to suggest the passengers overreacted.

Richard MacLean

Man who died outside Yarmouth home survived WWII

The 97-year-old Yarmouth man who died outside his home Wednesday night was a “tough guy right up until the end,” his son said.

Kieran Kesner


Did the MBTA’s late-night experiment really work?

The one-year pilot program, meant to usher Boston into a new cultural era and pump up the economy, is about to wrap up.


Colin Nickerson

// Super Bowl’s ad glory doesn’t reach Canadian TVs

Canada mandates “simultaneous substitution’’ for local commercials aired on cable and satellite television.

The Big Picture

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

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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