She was given up anonymously 8 years ago. Now, she wonders where she came from.

It’s a complex question for 8-year-old Caitlyn, one of 27 newborns surrendered anonymously under the state's safe haven law since 2005.

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// United defends decision to bar two teens from flight for wearing leggings

United Airlines barred two teenage girls from boarding a flight and required a child to change after a gate agent decided their leggings were inappropriate.

Images of the “Fearless Girl” statue have gone viral.

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That ‘Fearless Girl’ statue isn’t going anywhere, for now

The statue, which shows a girl looking defiantly at the Wall Street bull, was installed this month by Boston-based State Street Global Advisors.

// Rescuers rush to coast after unusually high number of dolphins stranded

Ten dolphins off the Duxbury coast were trapped by low tide in what was an unusually large event.

Opening Day at Fenway Park is just one week away.

Fast Forward: Tax code changes and the foresight of Sherlock Holmes

Opening Day at Fenway Park is just one week from today, and more of the news you need to know.


// Is less parking in the suburbs possible?

An increasing number of communities dotting Boston’s inner ring have taken steps to revisit parking requirements in certain areas.

// Will Boston’s waterfront get a new public park?

The Trustees of Reservations are considering five locations along Boston Harbor for a public park.


Celtics guard Marcus Smart was surrounded by Heat players (from left) Hassan Whiteside, Goran Dragic, and Josh Richardson in the fourth quarter.


As Celtics surge, Marcus Smart becomes indispensable

Is Smart a dependable shooter? No — but his critical plays on defense will be a boon come the postseason.

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// Don’t get caught up: Christian Vazquez should be the starter

Red Sox manager John Farrell said Vazquez is “a special player defensively.”

Michael Che says he loves Boston, after all

The “Saturday Night Live” comedian had described Boston as “racist,” but he reached out to the city on Instagram.

Spotlight Update

// Beyond state care, safety often lacking

People with mental illness under the supervision of the Department of Mental Health have endangered themselves or others recently, including one who died.

The Trump administration

Jared Kushner to be questioned over meetings with Russians

Senate investigators plan to question President Trump’s son-in-law as part of their broad inquiry into ties between Trump associates and Russian officials.

President Donald Trump (right) with son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner.

Trump Today: A special office for the president’s son-in-law

The Office of American Innovation will be staffed by former business executives and is intended to bring new thinking to Washington.

Ivanka Trump (left) was invited to a summit on the economic empowerment of women by German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right).

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Angela Merkel invited Ivanka Trump to a women’s economic empowerment summit

The German chancellor invited the first daughter to the W20 summit, a women-focused effort within the Group of 20 countries, in Berlin.


Lynn Crisci, who felt the bombs’ shock waves, worries about missing ways to ease her lingering emotional injuries.

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‘I have felt invisible from the beginning,’ one survivor says

Some Marathon bombing survivors say organizers of commemorative events exclude them from gatherings and tributes.

// Club promoter may testify in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

The judge may let Jeff London tell jurors about two hostile encounters with Hernandez at a Boston nightclub.

// Industries hope to cash in on cannabis

Possibilities abound for contractors, lobbyists, scientists, and chefs now that marijuana is legal.

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Munch Madness

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We’re nearing the end of the tournament. Cast your vote today and see who makes it to the semifinals.

Opinion & Ideas

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// China takes the baton of technological leadership

President Trump’s war on science could gut America’s capacity for innovation.


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Special reports

Special report | Part 1

// Fleeing Syria for Trump’s America

The trip was over for these refugees. They had found a new home in Mass. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.


// 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 supporters blame anyone but president for bill’s failure

They blame the establishment. They blame the Democrats. They blame the media.