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Boston area expected to get 3 to 6 inches of snow

Boston-12/17/2016- The first significant snow blanketed the region, as a man beats the plows heading down Boylston Street in Copley Square. JohnTlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Snow will fall today until warmer air brings the possibility of rain this afternoon, according to meteorologist Dave Epstein.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_weymouth_snow.JPG Highs expected in 30s in Boston, with freezing later

Temperatures will fall below freezing later today, bringing the chance of slippery, icy roads.

Snow totals in Massachusetts and the Northeast

See which areas of New England had the most flakes falling.

In this undated photo released by the U.S. Navy Visual News Service, the USNS Bowditch, a T-AGS 60 Class Oceanographic Survey Ship, sails in open water. The USNS Bowditch, a civilian U.S. Navy oceanographic survey ship, was recovering two drones on Thursday when a Chinese navy ship approached and sent out a small boat that took one of the drones, said Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman. He said the Chinese navy ship acknowledged radio messages from the Bowditch, but did not respond to demands the craft be returned. (CHINFO, Navy Visual News via AP)

China says it seized US Navy drone to ensure safety of ships

China said its military seized a US Navy underwater glider to ensure the ?safe navigation of passing ships.?

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/WALKER_121316_14tutunjianpic_14685x.jpg 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.

The transition to Trump

Opinion | John Shattuck

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

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

Geoffrey Farmer?s ?Boneyard,? part of a solo show at the Institute of Contemporary Art.

Jean Vong, Courtesy of the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York


Much great art, many fine shows, but no blocks busted

Great art was on display this year in excellent shows in New England, although nothing caught fire in a way that had everyone talking.

New England Patriots cornerback Cyrus Jones (24) warms up before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)


Cyrus Jones isn?t going anywhere

The rookie has not performed well on special teams or at cornerback, but the Patriots believe in their second-round pick.

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

For millennial women, breast implant surgery is more popular

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

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

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.


The nine concentric circles of New England winter hell

In the central core of Hell, you won?t need your ice scraper.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/16/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_I4895.jpg 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.

This cream cheese is said to induce labor in pregnant women. Did it work?

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.

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 05: Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the third inning on September 5, 2016 at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)


Why Chris Sale?s delivery works for him

The lefthander?s throwing motion puts a lot of strain on his elbow and shoulder, but his results have been consistently stellar.

Robert Durst smiled as he was transported to prison after his arraignment on murder charges in 2015.

Robert Durst interrogation: ?worst fugitive? in the world

The comment was one of several that hinted at his involvement in three suspected killings chronicled in the documentary ??The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst.?

Shops and pedestrians along Edinburgh?s busy Royal Mile, as seen from above.

Edinburgh offers variety for budget travelers

There?s hardly been a better time to travel to Scotland ? Britain?s exit from the European Union has weakened the pound, meaning your dollar will go farther than it has in years.

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


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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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/20160923_SAMentalHealth_312.jpg The San Antonio solution

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

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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?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.