Baker declares state of emergency, statewide travel ban

Governor Charlie Baker held a press conference at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency in Framingham.

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The travel ban will be effective at midnight, and there will be no MBTA service on Tuesday, Governor Baker announced.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/150124_delay_020a.jpg Most Logan flights canceled as of 7:30 p.m.

Domestic flights will be canceled at 7:30 p.m., while the airport expects international flights to continue operating until after 10:30 p.m.

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New York and New Jersey may be the hardest hit, while Baltimore and Washington may get as much as 6 inches.

Boston’s 10 biggest snowstorms

Only eight storms have dropped more than 20 inches of snow on Boston since 1935.

NFL playoffs

“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.

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Molly_l226801.jpg 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.

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Patriots, fans rally in Boston

“We have the best fans in America,” Tom Brady said at the rally held before the team heads to Arizona for the Super Bowl.

Henry Thomas steps down as UMass board chairman

Thomas said he wants to give Governor Baker to opportunity to pick the leader of the panel as it searches for a new president.

Aaron Hernandez

Jury selected in Aaron Hernandez trial

A group of 13 women and five men were selected to serve as jurors in the first-degree murder trial.

Climate change skeptic accused of violating disclosure agreement

Harvard-Smithsonian scientist Willie Soon apparently failed to disclose conflicts of interest in a new paper.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

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Christie gears up for presidential run

Chris Christie has filed paperwork that allows him to pay for travel and hire staff.

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.

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.

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.

Opinion

Jodi Beggs

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0126beggsweb.jpg ‘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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