Supreme Court Justice Scalia found dead

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the intellectual cornerstone of the court’s modern conservative wing, died Saturday.

// Republican threats complicate Obama replacing Scalia on court

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would block President Barack Obama from getting a nominee confirmed to replace Scalia.

// Why the death of a Supreme Court justice in office is unusual

Before Justice Rehnquist died in 2005, the last time a justice died in office was Robert H. Jackson in 1954.

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// GOP candidates set sights on South in presidential debate

Republican presidential candidates turn their sights on the South in Saturday night’s debate.

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// Who will take home the Grammy Gold?

Sarah Rodman predicts who might win — and who should win.

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Ideas | Kelly Kasulis

Asian Barbie’s evolution wasn’t intelligently designed

Last month, Mattel announced a new collection of Barbie body types, but for all the good intentions, some of the changes miss the mark.

Hanley Ramirez and Cam Newton.


Let’s ease up on Hanley Ramirez, and pile on Cam Newton

How did Hanley become the poster child for everything that was wrong with the Red Sox? And where do we start with Cam?

Bob Ryan

// While the NBA has four true contenders, the NCAA is up for grabs

Unlike the pro circuit, where only four elite teams have a shot at the title, the college game is wide open.

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 24: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots speaks in a post game press conference after being defeated by the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Patriots 20-18. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Tom Brady for president gets four write-in votes in N.H.

Maybe Brady has a future in politics when his playing days are completed.

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// Movies to fall in love over — or not

Ty Burr hears from family and friends about films used to put a potential significant other to the test.


Wind chill warning is issued as deep freeze hits in Mass.

Windchill temperatures below zero are forecast for this afternoon, tonight, and on Sunday.

Aisling Brady McCarthy departed Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn on July 30, 2015.


Lawsuit against nanny may force harsh details to surface

The story of Rehma Sabir, the 1-year-old Cambridge girl who died three years ago, was tragic. Now it could get ugly.

Vehicles pile up at the site of a fatal crash near Fredericksburg, Pa., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. The pileup left tractor-trailers, box trucks and cars tangled together across several lanes of traffic and into the snow-covered median. (James Robinson/ via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT

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3 killed, scores injured after huge Pennsylvania pileup

At least three people died and 70 were injured in the pileup, which may have been caused by snow squalls.

Lowell police seek driver of truck that hit 15-year-old

The driver of the truck apparently deliberately struck the boy, witnesses said.


// Who are the top franchise tag candidates across the NFL?

Franchise tags and transition tags will affect what happens in free agency

John Farrell, Ned Yost, Terry Francona, and Joe Maddon.

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A comprehensive ranking of all 30 major league managers

The opinions are based on track record, as well as last year’s success or failure.

// Officials complete inspection of roadway covers

The inspections happened a day after a manhole cover smashed through a car’s windshield, killing the driver.

Ground Game

// Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton spar over Obama’s legacy

President Obama’s name was mentioned 33 times during the debate, the first since Sanders trounced Clinton in the New Hampshire primary.

The Big Picture

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Winter white

Across the globe, snow blankets the landscape, giving photographers a new perspective on their surroundings.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.



// RunKeeper acquired by ASICS for $85m

One of Boston’s original mobile success stories is now part of a big sports-apparel company.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.



// Pope dons sombrero as he travels to Mexico

A Mexican journalist presented Pope Francis with a traditional hat as the pontiff departed from the Vatican Friday.

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Design New England

// Immersed in the View

A seaside location sets the tone for a free-flowing master bathroom with partitions and angles — but no doors to restrict sightlines.