On to Minneapolis

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New England trailed, 20-10, in the fourth quarter, but Tom Brady bailed out his team.

Chris Hogan lifted Danny Amendola after he made a touchdown in the fourth quarter as the Patriots took the lead.

The Big Picture

Photos: Patriots win the AFC championship

The Patriots beat the Jacksonville Jaguars and are headed to the Super Bowl once again.


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Nick Foles threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns as Philadelphia breezed past Minnesota.

Foxborough, MA 1/21/2018 Patriots Chris Hogan lifts Danny Amendola after he made a touchdown in the fourth quarter. The New England Patriots host the Jacksonville Jaguars in an NFL AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Jan. 21, 2018.(Barry Chin/Globe Staff)

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Ben Volin | On Football

Danny Amendola saved the day for the Patriots

He came up big in the clutch once again with two TDs and a key conversion in the fourth quarter.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/21/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/AFCslider1.jpg Here’s a closeup photo of Tom Brady’s un-bandaged hand injury

It wasn’t until after Sunday’s game that we actually got a clear view of the injury.


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It was only a matter of time before the Patriots overtook Jacksonville.

Brigham and Children’s hospitals each get $50m gift

Robert Hale Jr. and his wife, Karen, will donate $50 million for Children’s and $50 million for Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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The donations by Robert Hale Jr. and his wife, Karen, are among the largest received by each hospital.

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A new Washington Post-ABC News poll is a sign that two groups that have recoiled from Donald Trump’s presidency will play a decisive role in November.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 22: The U.S. Capitol can be seen as traffic moves in and out of the city, on January 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. On day 3 of the government shutdown, lawmakers are convening to try to resolve their differences and reopen the government. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senate adjourns without a deal to end shutdown

The parties couldn’t reach an agreement Sunday, meaning 1 million civilian federal workers are now temporarily unemployed.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/22/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/ba812dea4c7448cba5a360f93977865d-ba812dea4c7448cba5a360f93977865d-0.jpg German nurse charged with 97 more murders at hospitals

Niels Hoegel said during his trial he intentionally brought about cardiac crises in about 90 patients because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/15/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/BEDFORD_20180115_MLK_029.jpg Warren’s claims about her ancestry still draw scrutiny

There’s a ghost haunting the US senator as she ramps up for this year’s reelection campaign and a possible 2020 presidential bid.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_120217_BC_BU_1450x-13265.jpg Boston College hockey player assaulted near Fenway Park

A 6-foot 5-inch defenseman for the Boston College men’s hockey team is “out indefinitely” after being assaulted at Domino’s on Boylston Street.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/19/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Saglio_Solar-4.jpg Is Eversource throwing shade on solar users?

The utility will soon start charging customers for the privilege of soaking up sun, and the solar industry is fighting back.

Ashland Fire Department

Dozens of animals die in barn blaze on Holliston farm

A blaze destroyed a barn, killing most of the animals trapped inside at a Holliston farm Sunday morning, fire officials said.

Periods of light rain will accompany a generally warm Monday.

Light rain, overcast skies to start the work week

Periods of light rain will accompany a generally warm Monday in Greater Boston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/586113592-5912.jpg Walsh aims to rein in short-term rental market

Boston’s mayor wants new rules to limit how frequently landlords can offer rentals through Airbnb and similar services.

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Jackie Bradley Jr. On Yankees' Splashy Offseason: 'Paper Doesn't Win Ballgames'

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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Margery Eagan

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They’re underpaid, exploited, and objectified — in a game with a lousy history of violence against women.


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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/22/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Kimmelman.jpg Experts struggle to predict clinical trial outcomes

Researchers might not be as great at determining the likelihood of a clinical trial’s success as they think they are.

Real Estate

What your money rents in Cambridgeport

A sampling of the market in this neighborhood between Harvard and MIT includes a condo with high ceilings and an apartment with river views.