The calm before the (next) storm

Whitman, MA -- 3/05/2018 - Crews work to remove a tree that fell on a Commercial Street home in Whitman. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 06stormpic Reporter:

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Even as some areas continued cleaning up from a powerful weekend nor?easter, another storm is forecast to hit on Wednesday, walloping the state with up to a foot of snow.


Nor?easter left path of destruction along coast

On Cape Cod, one house?s foundation ?ripped apart and fell into the ocean? before washing out to sea.

// Hundreds of trees were knocked down by Friday?s powerful nor?easter

The full extent of the storm?s power has not yet been tallied in most Massachusetts communities.

Dave Epstein

Dave Epstein?s forecast for Wednesday?s snowstorm

If the storm moves slowly enough and the cold air sticks around long enough, some places could see more than a foot of snow.

// Here are the best and worst case scenarios for snow on Wednesday

There?s snow coming ? and there?s the possibility that it?ll be a substantial amount.

// Marshfield resident becomes meme sensation after drinking Bud Light in flooded streets

Chad Blackman was just biding time as the storm hammered the coastline. But a picture of him weathering the nor?easter seemed to resonate with residents across New England.

Academy Awards

Frances McDormand.

Man has been arrested for allegedly stealing Frances McDormand?s Oscar

Authorities say the Oscar was allegedly stolen during the Governors Ball after party. The suspect had a ticket for the event.


Robert Kraft makes the rounds at Oscar parties

The Patriots owner was joined by girlfriend Ricki Lander.

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Nor?easter uncovers 160-year-old Maine shipwreck

The vessel, most likely a sailing ship from anywhere between 1750 and 1850, is usually buried in the sand, but has appeared a handful of times after stormy weather.


// MFA ships a patriot to Philly to satisfy Super Bowl bet

The Museum of Fine Arts sent a portrait of Mercy Otis, one of the fiercest advocates for independence prior to the Revolutionary War ? to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

// Dramatic video shows officers save a choking puppy in North Reading

Officers were able to save a choking 9-week-old Saint Bernard puppy?s life after a dramatic 10-minute struggle that was captured on video.

// MBTA chief opposes raising fares before July 2019, but board members won?t commit to that

The MBTA?s general manager is urging the transit agency not to increase fares next winter, but its governing board is reluctant to table the idea.


// Hope Hicks not taken seriously, but could face serious trouble

Young and beautiful is a double-edged sword for women in politics or business.

Protesters on both sides of the gun issue appeared at a gun show in Wheaton, Ill., on Sunday. A Globe photographer was not allowed to take photos at a gun show in Massachusetts on Saturday.

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Nestor Ramos

I went to a gun show to find answers. All I was shown was the door

What does a gun show in a state with some of the country?s toughest gun-control laws look like?

// How do we make our schools safer? It?s not as simple as cameras and locks

With each mass shooting, experts say they are learning more. The rebuilding of Sandy Hook has offered particularly apt lessons.

MIchael A. Cohen

// Trump ?unraveling?? What else is new?

Even by President Trump?s standards for irrational behavior, last week?s events were impressive.

// Watch: Longtime Trump associate says he will defy Mueller subpoena

Special Counsel Robert Mueller sent a subpoena requesting that Sam Nunberg appear before a grand jury. Nunberg called it ?a fishing expedition.?

Mandatory Credit: Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/POOL/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9449229av) US President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive to greet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Sara Netanyahu of Israel at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 05 March 2018. Israeli Prime Minister visits the White House, Washington, USA - 05 Mar 2018

ground game

On tariffs, as on the border wall, Trump is consistent ? but don?t hold your breath.

He isn?t backing off, but don?t expect it to happen any time soon.

// West Brookfield reeling after family slain

Residents are on edge after Thursday?s killings of a 38-year-old mother and her three children inside their home.

Weston officer faces OUI charge ? after crash outside police station

Leo Richards allegedly drove his car into another car at the Boston Post Road station.

// Welp. ?Dumpster fire? is among the 850 entries Merriam-Webster is adding to its dictionary

?Subtweet,? ?hate-watch,? and ?glamping? are just a few other examples.

Modeling?s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.

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Opinion | Richard North Patterson

// Trump?s misbegotten trade war

Trump?s global tariffs are a blunderbuss ? at once comprehensive and misdirected.


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Parkland. Las Vegas. Sutherland Springs. Newtown. On and on: In America, mass shootings have become so familiar that they seem to follow the same sad script.

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// Despite push for universal flu vaccine, the ?holy grail? stays out of reach

The White House science office said the goal of a universal flu vaccine is ?closer than ever.? Not really, say experts.