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I-Team: Heroin's Stronghold On Unlikely VictimsThe epidemic of heroin addiction knows no demographic boundaries.
Boston Restaurant STRIP By Strega Serves Up $75,000 Valentine's DessertThey say money can't buy you love. Thank goodness, because this dessert will cost you.
Justice Antonin Scalia Dead At 79Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.
Lawrence House Fire Leaves Over A Dozen Residents Out In Record ColdA frigid February fire breaks out in Lawrence, leaving more than a dozen residents out in the cold.
With Christie Out Of Race, Gov. Baker Not Planning New Presidential EndorsementBaker said this week he's not thinking about making another endorsement after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the race following a disappointing finish in New Hampshire's primary Tuesday.
'No Major Issues' Found In Highway Inspections After Manhole Cover DeathMassachusetts State Police say their investigation into the death of a driver who was killed by a flying manhole cover on Interstate 93 in Boston is ongoing.


I-Team: The Roots Of Opioid AddictionFor many people who become addicted to opioids, their problem starts with a prescription from a doctor.
I-Team: On The Front Lines Of The Opioid Crisis In Mass.The I-Team spent time on the front lines of the battle to get a better understanding of its scope, and to see how personnel in our hospitals and police departments are fighting back.
During Pregnancy, Tylenol May Increase Kids' Asthma Risk , Chocolate May Be BeneficialThere's evidence that taking Tylenol during pregnancy or giving it to young infants could increase a child’s risk of developing asthma by age 3.
Gov. Baker Signs Bill Barring Teens From Tanning SalonsMassachusetts law now bans anyone under 18 from using tanning beds.
Running Club Helps Drug Addicts On Road To RecoveryA Boston running club gives an outlet to people recovering from drug addiction.
Research At Lahey Could Help Tailor Weight Loss Therapies Based On Patients' GenesResearchers at Lahey Hospital say they have found a way to better your chances of losing weight.


Keller @ Large: Obamacare A Major Issue In 2016 ElectionSomething tells me this Obama-less election could nonetheless be another one of those referendums on the incumbent.
Keller @ Large: Clinton Vs. SandersTo paraphrase Dorothy from "The Wizard of Oz," this campaign isn't in New Hampshire anymore.
Mass. Senate Forms Initiative To Get Millennials Involved In GovernmentSenate President Stan Rosenberg said he launched the Millennial Engagement Initiative to do something about the lack of participation by the millennial generation in the political process.
Keller @ Large: Lessons From Christie CampaignJon explores what lessons can be learned from Chris Christie’s run for president, which ended Wednesday after a poor showing in New Hampshire.
Keller @ Large: Some Things About Political Process Are UnfairJon says that unfairness in the political process just places greater importance on how you, the voter, factor fairness into your decision-making.
Keller @ Large: Presidential Race Just Getting StartedWhile it may seem as if this presidential race has been going on forever, the truth is it's just getting started.


Cheap Cupid: Online Dating Over 50The online dating services have begun to pay attention to the 76 million boomers out there who may be looking for a valentine.
Cheap Cupid: Online ValentinesThis is big business. Over $2.4 Billion a year is spent looking for a date or a mate.
Cheap Cupid: A Sweet ToothValentine’s Day is synonymous with chocolate and chocolate is big business!

CBS Boston Blogs

Brutal Cold Rolls Into New England On Valentine's Day WeekendTemperatures feel like between -20 and -35 degrees this weekend in New England.
Dangerous Cold: Wind Chill Warning This WeekendWe’ve pretty much dissected the cold every which way this week. It’s here. It’s going to be brutal for a couple of days. And then it’s out as quickly as it came in. Don’t underestimate the power of this arctic air mass.
Jay Talking: Spring ThingSpring really is coming. What is your Spring thing?


Massachusetts Teachers Earn Good Grades In State Evaluation SystemAbout 86 percent of teachers earned a proficient rating in their performance reviews for the 2014-15 year.
Eye On Education: Dog Makes Big Difference In Special Needs ClassroomHe could be the most loved, tail wagging student in all of Plymouth. His name is Beamer, a 2-year-old yellow lab assistance dog.
Mayor Walsh Demands Investigation Into Racism At Boston LatinMayor Marty Walsh is promising to look into allegations of racism at Boston’s most elite exam school, Boston Latin.


Valentine's Day Gifts: Report Shows What Mass. Residents Are SeekingThis Valentine’s Day isn’t just about chocolate and roses.
After Challenging Holiday, Sears To Speed Up Store ClosingsSears Holdings Corp. has struggled for years with weakening sales.
Honda To Recall 2.2 Million More Vehicles For Takata Air Bag TroubleThe company will notify owners by mail and replace the inflators for free with new ones made by manufacturers other than Takata.


Conan's Biggest Regret At Harvard? Skipping EconomicsConan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom.
Dead And Company To Play Two Fenway Park ShowsA supergroup made up of singer and guitarist John Mayer and members of The Grateful Dead will play two shows at Fenway Park this summer.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Gets Some Roast With His Hasty PuddingJoseph Gordon-Levitt is getting a little roast along with his pudding.

CBS National News

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CBS World News

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Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Patriarch sign unity deal

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