Smoke-filled train causes panic, severe delays on Red Line

Bystanders kicked in windows to help passengers out of a smoke-filled Red-Line train at Quincy Station.

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Bystanders kicked in windows to help passengers out of a smoke-filled Red Line train at Quincy Station, according to witnesses.

Blizzard of 2015

// Hudson wins Mass. snowfall jackpot

The Blizzard of 2015 and 36 inches of snow brought this small community a state championship.

On Chester Street in Allston on Tuesday, a group of friends played beer pong during the blizzard.

Allston parties hard, glad for snow day

When a weekend arrives unscheduled in the middle of a week, Allston has a long history of charging hard at it.

// Runner clears a space in Boston Marathon history

Christopher Laudani shoveled snow off the finish line out of his love for the race and the symbol of unity that the strip brings to the city.

School buses in Charlestown were covered in snow after the blizzard.

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Working parents fret over 3rd no-school day in Boston

For parents forced to return to work while their children had another snow day, the announcement was frustrating.

// Two more storms headed for Mass.

The storms are set to hit Thursday and Sunday night, though they won’t have the impact of this week’s blizzard.

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//[1].jpg Remembering social activist Sidewalk Sam

Bob Guillemin came to prominence at a time when a broken city desperately needed more magic.

Aaron Hernandez, 25 and a native of Bristol, Conn. has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Aaron Hernandez murder trial set to start today

Opening statements in the Odin Lloyd murder case have been delayed this morning.

Woman dies in two-alarm Dorchester fire

An older woman rescued from her home by Boston firefighters died Thursday morning, in the first fire fatality of 2015.

Christine Hedding held open a blanket with pictures of her daughter, Kerri, who died of a heroin overdose in her bedroom  in Brockton.

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Surge in heroin overdoses puzzles health workers

Overdoses rose last month in Mass., prompting health workers and police to scramble to curb the crisis.

Mitt Romney outlines economic, foreign policy vision

Romney called for a war on poverty and tested attack lines directed at presumptive Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

// In reversal, DeLeo opposes term limit

The House speaker successfully championed the limit on his post in 2009.

Super Bowl XLIX


// With football, Gronkowski’s serious side emerges

The Patriots tight end has near total recall of defensive coverages and encyclopedic knowledge of the playbook.

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Patriots use their smarts as their key intangible

Dumb jocks? You’d better do your homework before slapping that tag on these Patriots, because they do theirs.

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// For the Super Bowl, an inside look

Technology is enhancing the fan experience both for the couch-bound and those who pony up the money to see the game in person.


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// Remembering Auschwitz

On the 70th anniversary of liberation, a survivor’s journey is a reminder to recall each victim’s story of strength.

The Big Picture

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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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