Gun groups are up in arms over a . . . hearing aid bill?

US Senator Elizabeth Warren.

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How does a hearing aid bill turn into a fight about gun rights? Have Elizabeth Warren as the lead legislative author, apparently.

Memorial Day weekend

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// We owe our veterans quality education and good jobs

Education and training play a key role in easing the transition from military to civilian life.

Activists chanted in the Texas Capitol Rotunda to protest a bill to ban the donation of aborted fetal tissue to medical researchers.

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A new look for women’s rights protests: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ cloaks and bonnets

Across the country, women’s rights advocates are using costumes straight out of Margaret Atwood’s story of a dystopian society.

// 44 stranded by high tide on Provincetown breakwater

People often walk along the Long Point breakwater, a mile-long stone jetty that protects the salt marshes from ocean currents.

The Trump presidency


// For Trump, some lessons about family ties from the Kennedys

The current president would do well to study the lessons of his predecessor of half a century ago.

// Kushner’s Russia ties questioned as Trump cites media ‘lies’

Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from White House adviser Jared Kushner.

// 8th graders from N.J. refuse to be photographed with Ryan

About half of the 150 students refused to have their photo taken with Ryan when he briefly joined them outside the Capitol Thursday.

// ‘I ain’t fit to live’: Police say Mississippi gunman killed eight people

A man who got into an argument with his estranged wife over his children was arrested Sunday in a house-to-house shooting rampage.

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“I always hoped they would get it back before they passed away,” said Eva Glaser, 84.

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Lexington family settles claim for Nazi-looted art

The painting, stolen by Nazis during World War II, will be auctioned this July.

// P-town fire at start of tourist season could prove costly for 3 restaurants

A dramatic fire damaged several restaurants in Provincetown Saturday evening just as the summer tourist season gets underway. No one was injured.

Two developers have sued the city, alleging the rules conflict with state regulations.

‘Somerville’s the worst for condo conversions’

Somerville’s housing wars have a new battlefield: a city ordinance that controls conversions of apartments to condominiums.

// Here’s how Boston is trying to control the geese population

Every spring, park rangers converge on the Esplanade and other Boston parks to carry out a process called egg addling.

// Home solar power becomes a brighter prospect for many

Historically, installing solar panels was a pricey proposition, but more homeowners are doing it now.

Cambridge, MA - 5/28/2017 - After visiting her husband's (Horace Cutler (cq)) grave, Emmy Cutler (cq), 83, her son Brian Cutler (cq), 48, and his 13-year-old son David Cutler (cq) go in search of her brother-in-law's grave, in Cambridge Cemetery (cq). In the mid 1990s, mother and son found out the secret behind mysterious flowers that would appear each year on the grave of Burton Cutler (cq), who died in action June 24, 1943 at age 24. People visit cemeteries on the eve of Memorial Day. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 29cemeteries Reporter: Steve Annear

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At Cambridge Cemetery, a mystery solved — and remembered

For decades, Brian Cutler’s family had no idea who was leaving flowers on his uncle’s grave at each Memorial Day weekend.


// This 14-year-old from Grafton wanted an alternative to Tommy John surgery. So he went to Alabama.

Sammy Rosenfield of Grafton chose a UCL repair, which has a 100 percent success rate to date.

// Obama hung out with Prince Harry this weekend

Fresh off an Italian jaunt, former president Barack Obama apparently made a stop to visit Prince Harry in London.


// Red Sox’ six-game win streak snapped

Boston was shut out by four Seattle pitchers and hit into four double plays.

Coco Douglas, 8, leaves a handmade sign and rocks she painted at a memorial in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, May 27, 2017, for two bystanders who were stabbed to death Friday while trying to stop a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs and acting aggressively toward two young women. From left are Coco's brother, Desmond Douglas; her father, Christopher Douglas; and her stepmother, Angel Sauls. (AP Photos/Gillian Flaccus)

Men who died while protecting women from anti-Muslim rant in Oregon are called heroes

Two men were stabbed to death when they intervened after a suspect yelled slurs at two women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland, Ore., train.

// ‘Without them, we’d probably be dead right now.’

Destinee Mangum tearfully thanked the two men who were killed after trying to intervene when a man went on an anti-Muslim tirade aboard a train.

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// Suicides plague Mass. county jails

Suicides have doubled at county jails in Massachusetts over the last 10 years.

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// Doctor who faced retaliation for double-booked surgery worries wins lawsuit

Dr. James Holsapple had “vehemently objected” to doctors doing two operations at once.


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// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// Trump wasn’t always so linguistically challenged. What could explain the change?

A striking decline in Trump’s speech could reflect changes in the health of his brain, some experts say.