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The Big Picture

51 stellar images from Super Bowl LI

Here?s a look at some of the best pictures taken at the big game by Boston Globe photographers and others.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper1-11572.jpg Tom Brady shows that love trumps Deflategate

The Patriots quarterback was fueled by affection, not revenge, in Super Bowl LI.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_return2_met.jpg More than 1,000 fans welcome home Super Bowl victors

The crowd broke into chants of ?Brady! Brady!? and whooped with joy as the team buses pulled into Gillette Stadium.

Houston, TX 2-1-17: Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett sports a NASA hat as he listens to a question from a reporter. The New England Patriots held a press availability at their hotel in Houston this afternoon. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) reporter: various topic: Super Bowl

Political divides seep into Patriots euphoria

A visit to the White House by championship teams used to be noncontroversial, but that?s no longer true.

Houston, Tx-February 5, 2017-Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff- Loid 8.3.1481249206 Super Bowl- Patriots vs Falcons- Patriots James White, who scored the OT touchdown to win Super Bowl 51 again takes the handoff from Tom Brady but this time to kiss the Vince Lombardi trophy.



James White is the latest Patriot to star on the sport?s biggest stage

The Patriots have a knack for introducing the world to unknown players in the Super Bowl, and it happened again Sunday.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/06/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/bradyscrum.jpg Upon reflection, some deeper thoughts on what was a classic

After covering a game such as this, an all-timer among all-timers, there are things that dawn on you the next day.

Houston, Tx-February 5, 2017-Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff- Loid 8.3.1481249206 Super Bowl- Patriots vs Falcons- Tom Brady gets the last laugh on Roger Goodell.


The real Super Bowl lesson wasn?t about revenge

This game was about not giving up, about not panicking, about believing in yourself and in each other.

Turmoil in Washington

Appeals court to host arguments on Trump?s travel ban

Attorneys from the Justice Department and attorneys general suing the administration will offer up oral arguments on Tuesday.

Attorney General Maura Healey spoke in Boston on Jan. 31. Healey?s office is joining a number of other states? attorneys general in legal action against the Trump administration regarding the travel ban.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

Healey, other Democratic AGs lead charge against Trump

Healey is part of a group of attorneys general pursuing multiple legal actions against the president.

Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke on the floor of the Senate on Monday.

Senate Democrats continue their around-the-clock protest

Democrats are trying to buy time before the full Senate votes on Betsy DeVos?s nomination as Education Secretary.

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The list was issued Monday night in response to an assertion earlier in the day by President Trump.

US District Court Judge Mark L. Wolf will appoint a special master in an investigation of law firms in Boston and elsewhere.

spotlight update

A federal judge is the latest to scrutinize Thornton Law

District Court Judge Mark Wolf will review whether Thornton and other prominent firms dramatically inflated bills.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff


A new life for one of Boston?s stalwarts

The new owner of the Custom House Block on Long Wharf is gutting the inside of the structure.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/07/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/helipad-4872.jpg Still up in the air: The site of Boston?s helipad

A state-funded helipad was part of General Electric?s relocation package. Two prominent Boston businessmen are opposed to one possible site.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/rosen_Hardy1_met.jpg ?She didn?t deserve this,? friend says after woman is killed in Dorchester

Brianna Hardy was killed and a another woman was injured Sunday evening in what police said was a targeted attack.

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Moving forward on Boston?s roads and bridges

In the first installment of a new series on local infrastructure, the current state of area roads and bridges is examined, as well as what?s being done to help improve it.

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Trump Today

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/05/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/05769017.jpg Trump Today: Travel ban is in limbo

President Trump?s attacks against a judge who has put his ban on hold could foreshadow years of battles.

? Schedule: Where the president is today

? News: A look at what happened yesterday

? Social media: What Trump has been tweeting

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/633957764.jpg Thank you, Patriots

Sunday?s Super Bowl victory was indeed one for the ages, a story of grit and skill and guts and never-say-die determination.

Special reports


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_29immigrationlocal20_MET.jpg How the backlash against Trump?s travel ban unfolded

On Friday, President Trump issued his immigration order. By the weekend, protests rocked cities around the nation.

Real Estate

Home of the week: A 3-bedroom in Avon that?s close to the highway and trains for under $400,000

Sometimes it pays to be open-minded. The current homeowners adopted that approach and removed the false ceiling above the dining room, revealing a visually dramatic space ? a cathedral ceiling framed by the home?s original exposed beams.