Boston area could now see up to 6 inches of snow

The National Weather Service?s 3 a.m. prediction of Saturday?s snowfall totals.

National Weather Service

More moisture allowed snow to start accumulating earlier, resulting in an increased forecast.

//$large-5946.jpg Logan ranked among worst airports in US

The Boston airfield was tied with Chicago O?Hare for the fifth worst on the list, according to a J.D. Power survey.

// More woes for Boston?s troubled ?taxi king??

Developer Jay Doherty says Edward Tutunjian reneged on a series of business deals and violated an exclusivity agreement.

// T board criticized for secret talks on new Red Line cars

Critics say the transit agency may have violated the state?s opening meeting law in agreeing to the $277 million deal.

// Boston police body camera pilot reaches halfway mark

The cameras have generated nearly 1,500 hours of footage, according to the department?s spokesman.

// Catholic bishops join push to overhaul in state sentencing

Bishops wrote earlier this month to Governor Charlie Baker and legislative leaders expressing their concerns on the reforms.

The transition to Trump

?We?ve lost track of what it is that we?re about and what we stand for,? President Obama said at the news conference.

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Partisan divisions make US vulnerable, Obama warns

Obama also warned President-elect Trump to be less casual in his dealings with foreign leaders.

Opinion | John Shattuck

// Donald Trump raises specter of treason

Why is Trump rejecting a bipartisan proposal for a congressional investigation into Russian election-related hacking?

// FBI agrees with CIA that Russia aimed to help Trump win

The revelations could put to rest suggestions that the CIA and the FBI weren?t on the same page.

An investigation into a ?labor-inducing cream cheese?

The owner of Eric?s La Patisserie in Worcester, the creator of the cream cheese, claims a 100 percent success rate. We decided to test it out.

Globe Santa

A plea for a ?normal? holiday for a 10-year-old Eritrean boy

A refugee grandmother from Eritrea asks for holiday presents for her grandson.

// Auction offering coffee with Ivanka Trump is canceled

The auction offered a 45-minute private meeting with the president-elect?s daughter in exchange for a charitable donation.

?Heatzone 1000 TurboDown? parka by Columbia Sportswear, $650, at

When did parkas become a status symbol?

Does anyone need to wear a $1,700 down jacket to make a coffee run? More shoppers are saying yes, you do.


// If dorm life grew up and got a job

Fulfilling the desire for a tight-knit community, cohousing is gaining a foothold.

// Companies band together in fight over crucial gene-editing tool

The agreement allows the firms to share the science behind CRISPR-Cas9.

Dr. Joseph Russo says that 90?percent of his breast implant patients choose stable silicone ?gummy bear? implants.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

For the ?selfie generation,? a different kind of breast implant

Avoiding the oversize implants of the 1990s, they favor a stable silicone implant commonly referred to as the ?gummy bear.?

// Want a hippopotamus for Christmas? The story of a girl who got one.

All a cute, curly haired 10-year-old girl named Gayla Peevey wanted for Christmas in 1953 was a hippo.

Special reports

special report

Every doctor told the Lacey family their son would die ? except one

Pat and Dina Lacey had been parents for only a few months when doctors discovered a tumor in their new baby?s chest. Told to take their son home to die, they put their faith in a young doctor who wouldn?t accept death as the answer.

Opinion & Ideas


// After hedge-fund debacle, change MBTA pension system

The lack of public oversight at the agency, even as taxpayers pick up the bill, has no justification.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

// The San Antonio solution

How one Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Real Estate

Home of the week: A five-bedroom fully restored Victorian in Dorchester

Everybody needs options, the opportunity to see what life is like on the other side of the door. This fully restored Victorian in Dorchester?s Meetinghouse Hill neighborhood offers choices, particularly for where the master can lay his or her head.