Huntsman attracts bigger crowds in N.H.

Jon Huntsman stood on a counter today at the Bean Towne Coffee House in Hampstead, N.H. Polls show Huntsman advancing ahead of Tuesday’s primary.

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Jon Huntsman today had to stand on a coffee shop counter in Hampstead, N.H., to be heard as more people take notice of his campaign.

Romney says he knows the fear of a pink slip

In an effort to connect with average voters, Mitt Romney said today that he knows what it’s like to worry about losing a job — although he didn’t provide details. Romney is the target in latest N.H. debate

Front-runner Mitt Romney came under withering attacks from his rivals this morning in the final debate before the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday.

A normal brain, left, is free of spots compared to a brain damaged by chronic traumatic encephalopathy, right.

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Derrick Z. Jackson

The black hole of sports

The donated brains of deceased former athletes are revealing the dangerous effects concussions take, even as we cheer on the gladiators of the gridiron.

Boston Globe will print and deliver Boston Herald

The Boston Globe will print and deliver the Boston Herald starting later this month as the tabloid seeks to cut costs and prepares to move from its headquarters in the South End, the two newspapers said.


Investors putting start-ups on diets

At the root of the emphasis on doing more with less is shrinkage in the venture capital industry: There are fewer venture capital firms with less money to dole out.

“It’s surreal how everything is going. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I’m not taking anything for granted.’’

Rob Gronkowski,  Patriots tight end


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Product Reviews

Tablet competition intensifies

The dominance of Apple’s iPad isn’t deterring the launch of new challengers — and at least one, Amazon’s Kindle Fire, could actually test the iPad’s reign.

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Giants 24, falcons 2

New York Giants wide receiver Mario Manningham (82) pulls in a 27-yard touchdown pass against Atlanta Falcons strong safety James Sanders (36) and Dunta Robinson during the second half of an NFL wild card playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Giants roll over Falcons in NFC wild-card game

Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes, and New York’s offense dominated, earning the Giants a game at Green Bay next week.


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Winter Getaways

Skiing from Lake Louise Ski Area to Skoki Lodge

Alberta, Canada’s Skoki Lodge, one of North America’s oldest - many say its first - backcountry ski lodges, has all the fixings to warm the soul.