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Caution urged as Boston, southeast battle storm

A punishing snowstorm prompted school closings and the postponement of Governor Patrick’s final State of the Commonwealth address.

Jeremy Grantham has become Boston’s fourth-largest benefactor.

Leading investors leaving mark in city philanthropy

These investors, well-known in their business but not household names, are funding grass-roots works as well as traditional Boston institutions.

WPI named Laurie Leshin its first female president.

Space scientist scores another first as WPI’s new chief

Laurie Leshin will lead Worcester Polytechnic Institute as the first woman president in its 149-year history.

Safely back at Harvard, the jade censer was carefully unpacked on Tuesday. It will eventually be displayed again.

JESSICA RINALDI FOR THE GLOBE

Stolen jade returns to Harvard after 35-year hunt

A global effort helped recover the $1.5 million Chinese jade artwork stolen from Harvard’s Fogg Museum in 1979.

Christian M. McFadden (left) in Worcester District Court on Tuesday during his arraignment. He is charged with assaulting his 11-month-old cousin (right).

Capability at issue in shaken baby case in Auburn

Relatives said the 18-year-old accused of shaking his 11-month-old cousin has special needs and was not capable of the act.

The Nation

Chicago Archdiocese sheds light on abuse

Abuse victims and their families took part in a news conference Tuesday in which thousands of documents from the Archdiocese of Chicago were released.

By Tammy Webber and Rachel Zoll

Top leaders helped hide the sexual abuse of children as they struggled to contain a growing crisis, according to documents.

Former Va. governor, wife indicted in ethics inquiry

Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, appeared at a news conference Tuesday after learning that they were indicted on charges of illegally accepting gifts and loans.

By Rosalind S. Helderman and Carol Leonnig

Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted on charges of illegally accepting gifts and loans.

Removal of gay juror ruled bias

By Lisa Leff

An appeals court ruled that potential jurors may not be removed from a trial during jury selection because of sexual orientation.

The World

Russians hunt possible suicide bombers

A police leaflet states Ruzanna Ibragimova is at large in Sochi and could be plotting an attack.

By Nataliya Vasilyeva

Security officials are hunting down three potential female suicide bombers, one of whom is believed to be in Sochi.

Iraq to create provinces from three contested regions

By Sameer N. Yacoub

The move is an apparent attempt by Iraq’s government to address Sunni grievances and counter the expansion of the Kurdish self-rule region.

Thailand declares emergency over protests, attacks

The government declared a state of emergency to cope with protests that have stirred up violent attacks.

Editorial & Opinion

JEFF JACOBY

Blessed by an ‘amazing community’

By Jeff Jacoby

When Jeff Jacoby’s son, Caleb, disappeared, a community of supporters from throughout Brookline and Boston, and indeed much farther away, stepped forward to help.

SCOT LEHIGH

Baker, Kayyem lead pack on transparency

By Scot Lehigh

Gubernatorial candidates Charlie Baker and Juliette Kayyem pledged to make public questionnaires they complete for any business, labor, or other advocacy group.

Charles Derber and June Sekera

An invisible crisis

By Charles Derber and June Sekera

We’re seeing disinvestment in “public goods” — infrastructure, social welfare, public safety, and public education — at an alarming rate.

Metro

Caution urged as Boston, southeast battle storm

As the snow began to accumulate Tuesday night, a bicycle commuter pedaled through Coolidge Corner in Brookline.

By Travis Andersen

A punishing snowstorm prompted school closings and the postponement of Governor Patrick’s final State of the Commonwealth address.

Capability at issue in shaken baby case in Auburn

Christian M. McFadden (left) in Worcester District Court on Tuesday during his arraignment. He is charged with assaulting his 11-month-old cousin (right).

By Evan Allen and John R. Ellement

Relatives said the 18-year-old accused of shaking his 11-month-old cousin has special needs and was not capable of the act.

Adrian Walker

Why is Carlos Henriquez waiting to resign?

By Adrian Walker

The clock is ticking on his opportunity to show that he cares about the interests of the people of the Fifth Suffolk District.

Business

Leading investors leaving mark in city philanthropy

Jeremy Grantham has become Boston’s fourth-largest benefactor.

By Beth Healy

These investors, well-known in their business but not household names, are funding grass-roots works as well as traditional Boston institutions.

Space scientist scores another first as WPI’s new chief

WPI named Laurie Leshin its first female president.

By Matt Rocheleau

Laurie Leshin will lead Worcester Polytechnic Institute as the first woman president in its 149-year history.

Shirley Leung

Molten Metal revisited?

Bob Braunsdorf used an X-ray fluorescent machine, which does elemental metals’ analysis, at Continuum Energy Technologies.

By Shirley Leung

Continuum Energy Technologies, which is being sued by a Swiss heiress, shares similarities to Molten Metal, a high-flying startup that eventually went bankrupt.

Obituaries

Donald Morton, 79; pioneered cancer node surgery

By William Yardley

In the late 1970s, Dr. Morton helped develop the sentinel lymph node biopsy.

Roy Campbell, 61, trumpeter in hard bop, free jazz styles

By Nate Chinen

Mr. Campbell carried the soulful swagger of hard-bop trumpet into the jazz avant-garde, of which he became a pillar.

Sports

Heat 93, Celtics 86

Celtics fight hard, but fall to Heat

What Rajon Rondo gives up in height he appears to make up for in tenacity as he guards the Heat’s LeBron James in the first half.

By Baxter Holmes

The Celtics now have the fourth-worst record in the NBA, a fact that is hard to escape even after they gave the Heat a tough game.

On Basketball

Danny Ainge more focused on the long term

The decisions facing Danny Ainge will increase exponentially over the next few months.

By Gary Washburn

The decisions facing the Celtics president will increase exponentially over the next few months.

On football | Midweek Report

Broncos were far better than the Patriots

Tom Brady has struggled in recent playoff performances, and once again he was less than sharp on Sunday.

By Ben Volin

After reviewing the game film, Ben Volin says the Patriots just didn’t belong on the field with the Broncos.

G: Food

New ways to balance the restaurant business and family

Bistro du Midi chef/partner Robert Sisca with his twin 4-month-old boys, Hunter (left) and Jameson.

By Kara Baskin

How do chefs with families make it work? The keys are creativity and a strong supporting cast.

Stolen jade returns to Harvard after 35-year hunt

Safely back at Harvard, the jade censer was carefully unpacked on Tuesday. It will eventually be displayed again.

By Geoff Edgers

A global effort helped recover the $1.5 million Chinese jade artwork stolen from Harvard’s Fogg Museum in 1979.

dining out

Back Bay Harry’s is good — some of the time

Top: Buttermilk fried chicken, served with potato puree, spinach, barbecue syrup, and plump doughnut holes. Above: the house salad board with greens, tomatoes, green beans, goat cheese, and bacon.

By Devra First

With its convivial neighborhood spirit, the restaurant from Jason Santos is always a good time. It’s just not always a good restaurant.

More Stories

Cookbook Review

Weeknight supper recipes are ‘Keepers’

By T. Susan Chang

Sunday Supper

Roast chicken thighs and veggies become hearty soup

By Karoline Boehm Goodnick

food | travel

Listen for sizzle of Korean street food

By Cristin Nelson

Book REview

‘The Geek’s Guide to Dating’ by Eric Smith

By Ethan Gilsdorf

A tank away

Midwinter charm in Hanover, N.H.

By Eric Wilbur

events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Ask Amy

The tricky world of cyberparenting

By Amy Dickinson

Names

Caroline Kennedy joins Red Sox victory tour

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Sundance festival spotlights films with area ties

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Fun and war in ‘Monuments Men’

By Sarah Rodman

Names

Star power at first lady’s birthday bash

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Donald Trump tackles politics and eggs

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Revs’ Scott Caldwell mentors at Little Wanderers

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein