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February 10, 2015 7:48 AM EST

New England Digs Out

A relentless storm that dumped more than two feet of snow on parts of New England was finally expected to retreat on Tuesday but not before bringing Boston-area public transit to its knees and forcing some communities to consider dumping piles of snow into the ocean

Starbucks CEO Has Big Plans

CEO Howard Schultz has big plans for the future of his coffee empire. In a new cover story, he gives a preview of the company’s transformation

Axelrod: Obama Misled Nation

The president’s former political strategist writes in a new book that Obama misled Americans when he claimed to oppose same sex marriage in 2008

Spider-Man Is Now Part of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe

Marvel Studios has struck a deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment that will allow it to incorporate Spider-Man into films from the so-called Marvel Cinematic Universe while continuing to appear in movies produced by Sony

Hillary Clinton Supporters Fight for 2016 Position

The resignation of a high-profile Clinton ally from one of the groups supporting her likely presidential campaign signals a new phase in the jockeying for influence before the former Secretary of State launches a bid for the White House

Jury Seated in American Sniper Murder Trial

A jury was seated on Monday in the trial of a man charged with killing the Navy SEAL depicted in the Oscar-nominated movie American Sniper, with the judge estimating no more than two dozen people dismissed from service because of publicity about the case

Where Dietary-Fat Guidelines Went Wrong

A little fat may not be harmful, while too much of it can be unhealthy, and even fatal. But in the latest review of studies that investigated the link between dietary fat and causes of death, researchers say the guidelines got it all wrong

Better Call Saul Debut Most-Watched in Cable History

Sunday night’s launch of Better Call Saul was the highest-rated series debut in cable history. The prequel attracted 6.9 million viewers and a record-setting 3.4 adults 18-49 rating. Monday’s second episode should provide a sense of the show’s potential

World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Opens in California

The world’s largest solar-power plant officially opened in the Riverside County desert, in California, on Monday. The 550-megawatt Desert Sunlight Solar Farm will produce enough energy to power 160,000 California homes

Justice Thomas Slams SCOTUS’s ‘Signal’ on Gay Marriage

Justice Clarence Thomas criticized the Supreme Court’s decision not to postpone the start of same-sex marriages in Alabama Monday, in a dissent that suggested his colleagues had already made up their mind on gay marriage ahead of a ruling later this term

The Number of Top Movie Roles for Women Has Fallen

A study examining 23,000 roles found that in the top-grossing domestic films of 2014, women were severely underrepresented as protagonists. The actresses who did land leading roles also were of a younger age than their male counterparts

Hong Kong Court Hands Down Guilty Verdict in Abuse Case

A 44-year-old Hong Kong woman was found guilty on Tuesday of criminally abusing her Indonesian domestic helper, Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, whom she beat, refused to pay and starved. The case has drawn global attention to the plight of domestic workers

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