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Postal Service to cut Saturday mail

The plan, which would need the approval of Congress, is aimed at saving about $2 billion.

Boy Scouts delay decision on admitting gays

A spokesman for the Boy Scouts of America said the organization “needs time for a more deliberate review of its membership policy.”

Up to 14 inches of snow expected Friday

Forecasters are increasingly certain that the largest snowstorm in two years will hit Massachusetts starting Friday morning.

2 children, 1 woman killed in Denver shooting

A third child was wounded in critical condition after an apparent shooting at a house in the northeast part of the city.

Racial bias alleged in Google’s ad results

A research project concludes that searches of names more likely associated with black people often yielded ads for a criminal records search in that person’s name.

John Lackey said he had no regrets about coming to Boston and vowed to change the narrative.


John Lackey vows to rebuild image, career

The Red Sox pitcher said he had no regrets about coming to Boston and vowed to change the narrative.

Rob Gronkowski needs to get his head on straight when it comes to the nightlife and endangering his well-being.

Christopher L. Gasper

Rob Gronkowski’s antics are growing old

There are two things that can stop the Patriots star: injuries and himself. They crashed together on the floor of a Las Vegas nightclub this week.

// An evolution in Chinese food in eastern Mass.

As Chinese New Year approaches — the Year of the Snake begins on Feb. 10 — it’s a good time to look at how Chinese food has changed in the Boston area.

J. Chris Romero, director of operations at Albuquerque’s R. Greenleaf Organics, inspected bud development.

Mexico marijuana program a guide for Mass.

Industry watchers say New Mexico, with one of the country’s strictest medical marijuana programs, provides a model for Massachusetts.