Prosecutors worry they may have to drop Boston Calling case

Two city officials are accused of strong-arming organizers of the music festival in 2014. Federal attorneys say a judge?s proposed instructions to jurors are misguided.


// Here?s how the NFL?s concussion protocol really works

The league?s chief medical officer took the Globe through the game-day procedures, step by step.

// A usually unified D.C. delegation won?t fully back Michael Capuano

The 10-term Somerville Democrat is being challenged by Ayanna Pressley, and the silence of some colleagues is notable.

// Lawyers for mystery Powerball winner will claim windfall, announce donation

The New Hampshire woman isn?t giving up her name if she prevails in court, but she is giving away cash.

Shirley Leung

Happy Birthday, Fearless Girl

The debut of the 50-inch bronze statue ? commissioned by the investment arm of State Street ? has put all-male corporate boards on notice.

// Cyber threats are ?coming at us from all sides,? FBI director says

FBI Director Christopher Wray spoke at Boston College about a widening range of threats.

// Hundreds of Cambridge Rindge and Latin students walk out to protest gun violence

Students at Somerville High School helped plan the 8:17 a.m. walkout, which followed one at that school last week.

// Porn star challenges validity of 2016 agreement with Trump

A lawsuit filed by Stephanie Clifford, a.k.a. Stormy Daniels, also claims that the president?s attorney has tried to ??intimidate Ms. Clifford into silence.??

// Alleged gang member who was top Mass. fugitive nabbed in Newark

Jeffrey Baby Lopez, an alleged member of a violent Lynn gang, is facing several charges in Massachusetts, including kidnapping, armed robbery, and assault.

// WWII aircraft carrier found off the coast of Australia was built in Quincy 90 years ago

The USS Lexington, one of the first US aircraft carriers, was built at the former Fore River Shipyard.

East Bridgewater superintendent apologizes after girls? basketball team wins by 86 points

Elizabeth Legault called the outcome, a 93-7 victory over Madison Park, an ??unfortunate situation.??

Workers rushed to rebuild a breached seawall in the Brant Rock section of Marshfield that was damaged by the last Nor'easter. Roofers repaired a roof on one of the oceanfront homes in the background.

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Dave Epstein

Here?s how and when the nor?easter will affect Mass.

The storm is still on target to wallop much of Southern New England with snow and heavy rain.

// Evening commute will be ?long and challenging,? Baker warns

Wednesday?s storm is unique because it will create different challenges for different regions of the state.

Live updates

// National Weather Service nudges up snow forecast for Boston

Follow live updates as the storm sweeps across Massachusetts.

// Schools announce closings, early dismissals as nor?easter looms

Some schools already have announced their plans to deal with the storm.

ORLEANS -- 03/05/18 -- Erosion has eaten away at the dune in front of Liam's at Nauset Beach. Town officials will be discussing the future of Liam's at Nauset Beach after the recent storm damaged the dune that the snack shack sits on. Ohman has held the contact with the town to run Liam's since 1990. Merrily Cassidy/Cape Cod Times

Nauset restaurant owner says his shack is about to fall into ocean

The owner of Liam?s, the iconic fried clam shack, is just days away from losing his business.

// Hubway is changing its name to Blue Bikes

The switch is part of a partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. The program will add 1,000 new bikes and 100 additional stations by 2019.

// Tom Brady reveals a silver lining from the Super Bowl loss

In a clip from the final episode of ?Tom vs. Time,? Brady said he used the outcome as a teaching moment for his kids.

Nestor Ramos

// Why did Mass. tumble in US News rankings? Frankly, we?re still not sure

Lists of the ?Best States? are always confounding. So why do we get so worked up about them?

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast

// A breakup: Is it an end, or is it a beginning?

In Season One, Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein explores this question through intimate stories of love and heartbreak and confessions from her own life.

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Reporters? Notebook

// We tried to ask Charlie Baker a question. Here?s what happened

We lost; the governor won. If you call that winning.

// For backup power, batteries join the mix as prices come down

A new home-battery package known as Brightbox goes for $1,000, a fraction of what rival battery installations cost.

Munch Madness 2018: The top restaurants in Boston

A la March Madness, local restaurants are pitted against each other. Vote now to make sure your favorite place wins.

// Alex Cora knows he has ?a special one? in Rafael Devers

The 21-year-old Red Sox third baseman is drawing raves for his bat speed and quick hands, all while calling his manager ?sir.?

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.

Opinion & Ideas


// A report from the United States of Insanity

If chaos were a valued commodity, this would be the time to buy big.


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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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// How the ?right-to-try? movement muscled its way into Washington

The movement was born at a small lunch meeting of Republican health care experts. Now, it?s on the brink of a major victory.