Outmoded T trains no match for winter?s fury

The primary problem that plagued the MBTA?s subway cars this week is a challenge that other cities solved years ago using technology.

Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler (above left) brought a smile to patient Damian Ortiz at Children?s Hospital Friday but there were no smiles as people continued to dig out in Boston.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Super Bowl glow, but still sick of snow

The Super Bowl came, which was nice, but now the Super Bowl is gone, and everything is just a mess.

Workers removed snow from the roof of the Seabrook Inn in Seabrook, N.H., on Friday.

Storms headed for Mass. could leave more than a foot of snow

The additional snow could place even more stress on overloaded roofs and already-clogged city streets.

Firefighters rushed to 79 Reservoir Avenue around 5:49 a.m.

Amid heroic rescue in Revere fire, a family?s loss

A deputy fire chief was able to save one of his two uncles caught in a roaring three-alarm blaze on Friday.


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In the name of judicial rigor and the interest of protecting the rights of a defendant, it?s the proper and less risky thing to do.

TurboTax is working with security company Palantir to investigate the problem.

Mass. suspends refunds over fraud, ID theft

The move follows reports of identity theft and fraud tied to the country?s most popular tax preparation software, TurboTax.

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was invited by House Speaker John Boehner to speak to Congress.

Netanyahu speech has lawmakers in quandary

Mass. delegates have voiced irritation over the Israeli prime minister?s plans to address Congress, but none have vowed to skip it.

Distraught family and friends gathered outside the home of Ariana Rosa-Soares and her daughter.

Mother, daughter found dead in Brockton home

Police found the bodies of the woman and her 9-year-old daughter hanging in the basement of their home Friday.

Actor Chris Pratt, 35,  didn?t hesitate to participate in the Hasty Pudding buffoonery on Friday.

Chris Pratt honored as Hasty Pudding?s Man of the Year

The Harvard theater group poked fun at everything from Pratt?s roles in box office flops to his marriage to Anna Faris.

Chara said he and his wife, Tatiana, shown with their daughter Elliz Victoria at a 2012 ceremony honoring his 1000th NHL game, both value education highly.

Zdeno Chara sets stage for life off the ice

The towering Bruins captain was recently issued his license to sell real estate in Massachusetts.

Bruce Jenner in 2013.

Matthew Gilbert

Don?t expect reality TV to tell Jenner?s story with sensitivity

Bruce Jenner is reportedly recording an E! reality series on his transition, in addition to an ABC interview with Diane Sawyer.

Peter Post | Etiquette

20 percent tip? Easier math makes paying the bill a snap

Figuring tips and paying the bill with a minimum of fuss is essential for business meals.

At Harvard?s Gordon Indoor Track, marathoner Brian Harvey runs with his latest Garmin GPS watch (right) keeping track of his time and mileage ? and his pace and his elevation.

Fitness tracking devices can hurt rather than help

Exercise specialists warn that dependence or improper use can render the equipment counterproductive or possibly lead to injury.

The state has a high vaccination rate, but health officials worry the rates have fallen in some communities.

Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press

State braces for measles after Disneyland outbreak

The outbreak has spread to New York, which borders Mass., and sickened seven in Arizona, where the Super Bowl was held.

A doctor administered a measles vaccine to a Yemeni child at a health center in November.

opinion | Michael A. Cohen

Why vaccines matter

In many places around the world the choice on vaccinations is a life or death decision.


?A great team, a great group of competitors?

Chris Gasper, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and other voices provide the soundtrack of this Super season for the Patriots.


Flemming Rose

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The foreign editor of the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten argues that living by the principle of ?do not offend? will end in a tyranny of silence.

The Big Picture

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Globe photos of the month for January

A look at just some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month.