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Region scrambles to resume its routines today

South Boston’s Greg Polsen took the high road to attack the snow deposited on his car on M Street Sunday.

DAVID L RYAN/GLOBE STAFF

Side streets throughout Boston and surrounding communities remained snow-covered and choked off by plows trying to clear major streets.

Houses along the coast in Hull suffered severe damage from the weekend storm.

109,000 still awaiting return of power

National Grid expected to restore power to Brockton and Quincy by mid-Monday, while NStar said some might not have power until Thursday.

Snowballs flew in a Boston Common crowd.

ARAM BOGHOSIAN FOR THE GLOBE

Amid the toil, many find pure delight in snow

As Boston stirred back to life Sunday, the city was turned into a playground for young and old alike, under bright skies.

President Obama ordered the raid on Osama bin Laden at this hideout in Pakistan. The scope of the war on terrorism and presidential authority has come under new scrutiny.

Calls grow to revamp antiterror statute

As antiterror operations expand around the world, a rare bipartisan coalition is advocating that Congress apply a new set of checks on President Obama.

Police commissioner Edward F. Davis.

Leeway in policy to punish Boston police

The department has few set disciplinary guidelines, leading to wide-ranging punishments and tension in the rank and file.

The Nation

Calls grow to revamp antiterror statute

President Obama ordered the raid on Osama bin Laden at this hideout in Pakistan. The scope of the war on terrorism and presidential authority has come under new scrutiny.

By Bryan Bender

As antiterror operations expand around the world, a rare bipartisan coalition is advocating that Congress apply a new set of checks on President Obama.

Senator vows to hold up defense, CIA nominees

Senator Lindsey Graham

Senator Lindsey Graham said he wants more answers about the Sept. 11 attack against a US installation in Benghazi, Libya.

Obama to renew call for nuclear cuts

By David E. Sanger

President Obama will use his State of the Union speech on Tuesday to reinvigorate one of his signature national security objectives.

The World

New, likely final commander takes over in Afghanistan

Marine General Joseph F. Dunford

By Alissa J. Rubin

Marine General Joseph Dunford will oversee the final transfer of lead responsibility for security to Afghan troops.

Up to 30 dead in stampede at Hindu festival in India

An Indian man wept as he held his wife, who was killed in a stampede at the main railway station in Allahabad, India.

The stampede broke out at a train station in a northern Indian town where millions of devout Hindus gathered for a religious festival.

Islamists make surprise attack in Mali

A French soldier watched a French armored vehicle pass during gun battles with Islamist insurgents in Gao, Mali, on Sunday.

Armed Islamic extremists invaded Gao, the most populous city in northern Mali, Sunday two weeks after French and Malian troops ousted them.

Editorial & Opinion

Jennifer Graham

Our zombies, ourselves

By Jennifer Graham

Even in a country freshly unnerved by guns, zombie violence is safe and permitted because, well, they’re zombies.

JULIETTE KAYYEM

Snowstorm will provide a blizzard of lessons

By Juliette Kayyem

Mistakes made during this week’s cleanup will help drive preparations for the next storm. The cycle of learning and adjusting never ends.

JAMES CARROLL

Death comes out of nowhere

 Former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle was killed Feb. 2.

By James Carroll

Chris Kyle’s death highlights the moral dilemma for America regarding snipers, who kill enemy individuals without warning.

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Movie-related businesses are booming in Mass.

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Numbers matter in public safety reform

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Metro

Region scrambles to resume its routines today

South Boston’s Greg Polsen took the high road to attack the snow deposited on his car on M Street Sunday.

By Brian Ballou and Chelsea Conaboy

Side streets throughout Boston and surrounding communities remained snow-covered and choked off by plows trying to clear major streets.

109,000 still awaiting return of power

Houses along the coast in Hull suffered severe damage from the weekend storm.

By Erin Ailworth

National Grid expected to restore power to Brockton and Quincy by mid-Monday, while NStar said some might not have power until Thursday.

Amid the toil, many find pure delight in snow

Snowballs flew in a Boston Common crowd.

By Billy Baker

As Boston stirred back to life Sunday, the city was turned into a playground for young and old alike, under bright skies.

Business ǀ Science

Mass. emerging as robotics leader

Among Boston Dynamic’s robots is BigDog, a bot that can lumber across rough terrain and carry 340-pounds.

By Michael B. Farrell

Companies, including iRobot and Rethink Robotics, and schools in the state are at the leading edge of the next generation in robotics.

Thorny research problems, solved by crowdsourcing

Dr. Ramy Arnaout at Beth Israel Deaconess got help from computer programmers with a challenging data-analysis problem.

By Carolyn Y. Johnson

Dr. Ramy Arnaout at Beth Israel Deaconess got help from computer programmers with a challenging data-analysis problem.

Innovation Economy

Divining the future of real estate

By Scott Kirsner

Start-up Pricing Nation looks at an array of indicators about a property to produce a one-year price forecast on an individual home.

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Tech Lab Plus

Make any computer your own with USD device

By Hiawatha Bray

White Coat Notes

Pick for discipline panel is under fire

By Chelsea Conaboy

Obituaries

Richard Cross; taught at Bentley for almost 40 years

Richard Cross was also dedicated to the care of Boston’s Bay Village.

By Emma Stickgold

Mr. Cross, 70, was known in Boston’s Bay Village as a neighbor who helped others without fanfare.

Zhuang Zedong, 72, ‘Ping-Pong diplomat,’ champ

Zhuang Zedong (right) in action in 1961. His act of kindness 10 years later led to an ice-breaking meeting with a US team.

A three-time world table tennis champion, Mr. Zedong, 72, was a key figure in the groundbreaking diplomacy between China and the US.

David Hartman, 81; rabbi promoted inclusive Judaism

Rabbi Hartman also advanced interfaith dialogue.

By Tia Goldenberg

Rabbi Hartman was one of the world’s leading Jewish philosophers, and a promoter of both Jewish pluralism and interfaith dialogue.

Sports

Celtics 118, Nuggets 114

Celtics win triple-OT thriller

Paul Pierce, who had 27 points, 14 rebounds, and 14 assists, is especially happy as the final horn sounds in Boston’s triple-overtime victory.

By Baxter Holmes

Paced by Paul Pierce’s triple-double, the Celtics got past the Nuggets, 118-114, for their seventh straight win.

Bruins 3, Sabres 1

Bruins swarm Sabres for third straight win

Brad Marchand (right) broke a scoreless tie off an assist from Andrew Ference (left).

By Kevin Paul Dupont

The Bruins pinned a 3-1 loss on the Sabres, improving their impressive start to 8-1-1 in the lockout-shortened season.

Christopher L. Gasper

Duke wins on pedigree as much as performance

Mason Plumlee is called for an offensive foul against Eddie Odio on this drive in the first half of Duke’s 62-61 victory.

By Christopher L. Gasper

Duke beat Boston College because it’s Duke, and it expects to win. There is no stat in the box score for belief.

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Sabres’ Tyler Myers off to disappointing start

By Kevin Paul Dupont

On basketball

Celtics’ surge could make them buyers

By Gary Washburn

Celtics Notebook

Extra rest works out well for the Celtics

By Baxter Holmes

Red Sox Notebook

Jon Lester, Dustin Pedroia up for extensions?

By Peter Abraham

Beanpot final, 7:30 p.m., NESN

BC seniors shooting for a Beanpot sweep

By Nancy Marrapese-Burrell

BEANPOT NOTEBOOK

BC’s Michael Matheson makes a big impression

By Nancy Marrapese-Burrell

Boys high school basketball notebook

Boys’ basketball notebook: Mansfield thriving with a family concept

By Andy Deossa

Duke 62, BC 61

Eagles fall just short of beating Duke

By Julian Benbow

Columbia 78, Harvard 63

Columbia roars past Harvard in men’s basketball

By Elliott Denman

Boys high school hockey notebook

Boys’ hockey notebook: Wilmington stresses defense

By Alex Hall

G: Health

55th Grammy Awards

At Grammy Awards, a little something for everyone

Marcus Mumford (center) and the band Mumford & Sons revel in their Grammy for album of the year.

By James Reed

Mumford & Sons took home the big prize for album of the year, but it was truly an evening where everyone had a small piece of the pie.

Rule makers, rule breakers at Grammy Awards

If we had to pick the gold standard of the night, the award would undoubtedly go to Justin Timberlake.

By Rachel Raczka

More than any other award show, the Grammys always has a toe over the line when it comes to fashion.

Rule makers, rule breakers

A memo from CBS warning attendees about showing too much skin (namely buttocks, genital region, and “female breasts”) caused for some chuckles prior to Sunday’s Grammy Awards, but the real question was: Who would follow the rules? After all, more than any other award show, the Grammys always has a toe over the line when it comes to fashion. Men had few rules to fret about, but not all of them made it work.

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Romance Rumble: The best leading men

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Album Review | POP

Eels’ ‘Wonderful, Glorious’ fits its title

By Sarah Rodman

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Lost Animal, ‘Ex Tropical’

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Joe Budden, ‘No Love Lost’

By Ken Capobianco

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Yuto Kanazawa, ‘Earthwards’

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Nataly Dawn, ‘How I Knew Her’

By Marc Hirsh

Book Review

‘Bad Pharma’ by Ben Goldacre

By Dennis Rosen

Daily Dose

Which dietary fats are healthiest?

By Deborah Kotz

Daily Dose

Do diet mixers get you drunk faster?

By Deborah Kotz

MD MAMA

TdaP vaccine recommended during pregnancy

By Dr. Claire McCarthy

Health Answers

Do cavities in baby teeth need filling?

By Courtney Humphries

Annie's Mailbox

Ask Amy column

By Amy Dickinson

Chess Notes

Weekly chess column

By Harold Dondis and Chris Chase

Events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Names

Steven Tyler takes act to Hawaii Senate

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Despite storm, Kiefer Sutherland goes to Pot

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Ben Affleck wins big at British Academy Awards

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Hubnob hobnobbing at the House of Blues

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Bon Jovi plays free show for Mohegan guests

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Celebrities spotted in and around town

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein