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Roxbury boy expected to recover from shooting

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“This is nothing short of a miracle,” said the 13-year-old boy’s pastor as the community rallied around him Saturday.

Aaron Swartz, left, and business partner Simon Carstensen in Cambridge.

Web activist Aaron Swartz, charged with hacking MIT, dies at 26

Internet entrepreneur Swartz, who was charged with stealing millions of documents from MIT, took his life Friday.

Vince Wilfork was named to the Associated Press All-Pro first team, a first for the nine-year veteran.

Wilfork, Mankins named to AP All-Pro

Patriots Vince Wilfork was named to the Associated Press All-Pro first team, and Logan Mankins was named to the second.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


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Having a devil of a time onscreen

What better antidote to winter than a series of movies that highlight the devil’s starpower? The repertory series Dead of Winter: Satan on Screen starts at the Brattle Friday.

Sunday Baseball Notes

Valentine says Piazza belongs in Hall

In his Sunday notes column, Nick Cafardo writes that the former Sox skipper went to bat for Mike Piazza, whom he managed in New York.


Patriots’ playoff success in the Belichick era

Look back on the highlights of the Patriots’ remarkable run of postseason appearances since 2001.


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Texans at Patriots | Sunday, 4:30

Arian Foster rushed for 1,424 yards this season for the Texans.

Texans’ hopes largely rest on Arian Foster

One of the NFL’s most impressive running backs, Foster is the key cog that Houston must engage if it is to upset the Patriots.


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Paul Mason teaching some youngsters at Wachusett Mountain, which takes pride in being classified as a “feeder hill,” a ski area where “first-timers” can hone their skills.

Ten great places to learn to ski

January is “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month.” These 10 New England spots each have their own philosophy and teaching method.