Female lawyers challenge ‘invasive’ searches at prisons

Several lawyers said prison officials in Norfolk had asked them to show their bras to prove they had no contraband.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tsarnaev-8200.jpg Court denies latest Tsarnaev request to move trial

The panel had rejected a request to intervene in January, but the defense made a second plea based on the jury questionnaire.

As Congress sought a way to fund the Department of Homeland Security, dusk fell and a midnight deadline loomed in D.C

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Congress averts Homeland Security shutdown with one-week extension

The last-ditch vote, which merely gives lawmakers a bit more time, capped a tense day of negotiations.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Tlumacki_igovbakerpanel_metro353A.jpg Baker’s choice to review T quits amid money woes

Paul Barrett, Governor Baker’s pick to lead an MBTA review, resigned after the Globe raised questions about his financial troubles.

Michelle Carter (left) allegedly texted back-and-forth with Conrad Roy III in the minutes before Roy killed himself.

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Plainville teen accused of urging friend to kill himself

Michelle Carter, 18, allegedly told Conrad Roy III to “get back in” his truck when he had second thoughts.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/150220_snowremoval_027a.jpg Snow pileup hampers commuter train inspections

An inspection pit at a Pawtucket, R.I., yard has filled with snow and ice, slowing workers during a crucial time.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/464656278.jpg Jeb Bush gets booed at conservative conference

The boos were a stark reminder of the challenges the former Florida governor faces as he attempts to seize front-runner status.

Shelley and Andreas Senai, shown with their daughter, Juniper, and dog, Ava, worry about the loud sounds they have been hearing outside their home in Framingham. It’s the first winter they have spent there. Credit: Michele McDonald for the boston globe

Snow anxiety hitting home for many

The stricken are consumed with thoughts of ice dams, water damage, snow-burdened roofs, and getting a roofer to return a call.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/27/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_space%20saver_met.jpg Two more snowstorms expected to hit Mass.

The weekend storm, which could dump up to 6 inches in some areas, will be followed by another storm early next week.

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Will Boston’s crazy snowfalls make people leave?

An endless winter has everyone threatening to flee for good. Who might really go — and how it could shift the population.

Leonard Nimoy gave a lecture to more than 1,000 people at Boston University in May 2011.

Leonard Nimoy, TV’s iconic Mr. Spock, dies at 83

Nimoy was a son of Boston who created one of the most enduring and beloved characters in modern pop culture.

South Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade may be buried by this winter’s onslaught of snow.

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Snow may bury St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The annual fete is scheduled to step off in two weeks, but stubborn snow berms clog the traditional route.

Movie Review

‘Focus’ starts strong, then blurs

There’s a terrific popcorn movie here — a con-game romantic comedy that bubbles along on a playful high.

The Dress

The dress color? Allow a professor to explain

Our interpretations of color can play out like a game of telephone, full of miscommunication.

The Big Picture

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Roll out the barrels

As demand for oil rises, photographers worldwide document how the barrels are used once the fuel is gone.