Blizzard hits Eastern Mass. hard

// Another Nor?easter unleashes fury on Mass.

Governor Charlie Baker said he expects the power outages will increase until the high winds and blowing snow ease Tuesday evening.

// Here?s what people buy before a snowstorm

Demand tends to spike for specific products ? some of which may surprise you.

// Treacherous roadways cause at least 9 tractor-trailer crashes

Hazardous blizzard conditions caused officials to close lanes and lower speed limits to as low as 20 miles per hour.

// Snowplows answer the call to duty in blizzard

Hundreds of snowplows and other vehicles were deployed to clear roadways in Boston and surrounding areas.

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Danny Amendola is expected to sign with the Dolphins

The receiver appears to be headed to Miami with a two-year deal after five seasons in New England.


// Tom Brady can?t be pleased to lose his best clutch receiver

After inconsistency and pay cuts, Danny Amendola made himself into a valuable asset for the Patriots.

// Puppy dies after flight attendant insists it be stored in an overhead bin

A United flight attendant insisted that a dog be stored in an overhead bin on a flight from Houston to New York. By the time the plane landed at LaGuardia, the dog was dead.


// Tommy Harper says Yawkey?s philanthropy doesn?t outweigh the racial harm

The former Red Sox outfielder and current consultant said the team?s former owner ?stood on the wrong side of history.?


// Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, child care expert and pediatrician, dies at 99

Dr. Brazelton changed the way pediatric care and child development are practiced and taught, from Boston?s renowned Children?s Hospital to remote corners of the Third World.

// A whiteout outside; an ocean-themed fish convention inside

As the wind whipped snow into drifts along Summer Street, few ventured out in the Seaport District on Tuesday. Except for the fish people.

// Vote is near on tax breaks for Amazon?s big expansion in Seaport

A key panel in Boston is poised to vote Thursday on tax breaks for Amazon?s growth plans in the Seaport district.

Dining out

// Seaport eateries offer an escape from the known city

What does the Seaport offer diners who actually live in Boston? An escape from the known city, and ourselves.

// Trump fires White House assistant, who promptly rejoins Trump's campaign

President Trump?s personal aide is leaving the White House, reportedly because of a security issue.

In statement, Tillerson praises State Department after firing

Appearing in the State Department briefing room for likely the last time, Tillerson?s voice wavered as he described successes of his roughly one-year tenure.

// Pompeo?s new role reignites Muslims? worries

Mike Pompeo?s past comments are again triggering concern among Muslims after President Trump named him on Tuesday as his pick to take over the State Department.

// 11 times Trump and Tillerson haven?t been on the same page

When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was abruptly fired by President Trump, it was shocking but, at the same time, not unexpected.

// 6 things to know about Gina Haspel

Gina Haspel, President Trump?s pick for new director of the CIA, was involved with the now-banned practice of waterboarding terror suspects.

Michael A. Cohen

// The sad state of the State Department: from dreadful to even worse?

One would be hard-pressed to identify a single notable diplomatic accomplishment that Tillerson has achieved.

Ground Game

// Tillerson is out, but this question remains

Despite persistent rumors that Trump was set to fire Tillerson at different points throughout his tenure, most recently in December, the president didn?t do it until now.

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One boy?s mental health treatment has transformed him and his family

A team of caregivers rallied around Owen. As a result, he?s on a new path with a fresh outlook on life.

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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.

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast

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

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

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Opinion & Ideas


// Senate must stop State Department?s collapse

Senate hearings on Mike Pompeo should extract commitments to reverse the collapse of the State Department.

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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// Amid efforts to expand naloxone access, a new study questions its value

The study has raised the question of whether the push for expansion may be doing more harm than good.

Special reports

// Inside the ?cult? that catapulted conductor James Levine?s career

At the beginning of the maestro?s 50-year career, Levine ran what some young musicians considered a cult, allegedly making members take loyalty tests and engage in group sex.

The Big Picture

Quincy-03/02/18- A rescue worker holds a crying baby rescued with her mother from a flooded home on Post Island Road. Many water rescue evacuations took place at residences flooded on Post Island Road in the Houghs Neck section of Quincy. Quincy firefighters used beats and front end loaders to rescue many residents. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

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The Big Picture

Back to back nor?easter storms slam Massachusetts

Two nor?easter storms in the past week have brought snow, power outages and flooding to towns across Massachusetts.


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