Worcester jail helps inmates confront addictions

Inmate Thomas LaFrance says writing letters in his cell helps him meditate. He is seeking to enter the STOP program.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

The support does not stop when these inmates walk free, officials note.

(FILES) This combination of file photos shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton(L)on June 15, 2016 and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on June 13, 2016. Two head-to-head polls released Sunday showed a resurgent Hillary Clinton taking a lead in the US presidential race, after a tumultuous month for Donald Trump, who has failed to rally confidence among voters or party leaders.If the presidential election were held today, 51 percent of poll respondents said they would vote for Clinton, versus 39 percent for Trump, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll on June 26, 2016. It was conducted Monday through Thursday of last week among 836 registered voters and had a margin of error of four percentage points. / AFP PHOTO / dskDSK/AFP/Getty Images

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Clinton leads Trump in two new polls

Weeks of provocative and outlandish behavior hurt Donald Trump’s standing in two polls released Sunday.

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Ten Boston Marathon bombing survivors visited an Orlando hospital to offer their support to eight of the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.

More Brexit Coverage

ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND - JUNE 25: Presumptive Republican nominee for US president Donald Trump visits Trump International Golf Links on June 25, 2016 in Aberdeen, Scotland. The US presidential hopeful was in Scotland for the reopening of the refurbished Open venue golf resort Trump Turnberry which has undergone an eight month refurbishment as part of an investment thought to be worth in the region of two hundred million pounds. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Trump supporters echo frustrations of Brexit voters

Britain’s departure from the European Union was in part about regaining control, themes that Donald Trump and his supporters have voiced.


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Brexit, in or out, will not cure what ails the former superpower.

More than 3,000 of the nurses at Brigham and Women’s had planned to walk off the job Monday.

Brigham, nurses laud agreement that averts strike

A deal was announced early Sunday morning that avoids what would have been the state’s biggest nurses strike.

Police ask for help identifying toddler found alone in Mattapan

The boy was found in apparent good health Saturday evening, but nobody had reported him missing by midday Sunday.

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MBTA pension fund’s money shortage worsens

The fund, with $1.5 billion in assets and $2.6 billion in future obligations, is just 58 percent funded.

An emergency department room in Taunton’s Morton Hospital.

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Yvonne Abraham

It’s not a system, it’s a tangled mess of impossible choices

When they closed the psychiatric hospitals, we were promised a humane, community-based solution. It’s not.

Part 1

Psychiatric hospitals replaced by patchwork

Those most ill, including people at risk of committing violence, are far too often left in the care of almost anyone except the professionals that could help.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/06/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Homeaway-016.jpg Trouble on the HomeAway front

Policy changes and new fees have led many longtime customers of the vacation rental behemoth to go in a different direction.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

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Time to let go of one of the world’s last colonies.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/15/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/ryan_mfa3_arts.jpg Matthew Teitelbaum’s gambit: a smarter, sexier MFA

Teitelbaum, approaching his one-year anniversary as director of the museum, has a vision that differs sharply from predecessor Malcolm Rogers.

Globe Magazine

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As Baby Boomers age, spending on joint replacements, bone-building drugs, and wrinkle creams could reach trillions.

22winthrop- Info from Reporter: The race is on for the right to build the tallest building in downtown Boston. Six major developers filed proposals Thursday for towers they want to put on the site of the Winthrop Square Garage, filling the sky above a tiny park in the heart of the Financial District with an array of condos, apartments, office space, and hotel rooms. (Accordia Partners, LLC.)


Affordable housing, cool architecture, or something else? Boston has to choose

Below-market housing, environmental sustainability, and other concessions that Boston demands from real estate projects all cost money.

Kit Harington as Jon Snow in a scene from

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Who is doomed on ‘Game of Thrones’?

We’re not quite done with the sixth season of ‘‘Game of Thrones,’’ but already we have enough dead to fill a cemetery.

Bob Ryan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/bob_ryan_20131006.jpg Coming to the defense of LeBron James

The King just had a series in which he led both teams in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals, and blocks.

Quiick Bite

Seafood is the star at Back Bay’s Saltie Girl

Crudo, platters, toasts, and tins: the ocean’s bounty, every which way

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Anthony Clay, 49, was shot just after midnight Saturday on Harvard Street.


Nantucket is getting small. Could the rest of Massachusetts be next?

Housing prices are sky-high on Nantucket, which could get a green light to allow for tiny homes.

Opinion & Ideas

david m. shribman | commentary

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_CE5CN.jpg Britain vote a defining moment in year of rebellion

2016 is set to be remembered as one of unusual tumult, with the political establishment reduced to rubble in the US and abroad.

Globe investigations

Families in fear

The state’s plan to close psychiatric hospitals has had unintended consequences.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.


People gather at a café in Melbourne where conversation

Traveling the world, with coffee

Coffee-centric destinations such as Melbourne, Seattle, Oregon’s Portland, and Columbus now have café tours organizers say primarily attract travelers.