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Massachusetts college cancels sale of Native objects

A Massachusetts theology college has abandoned plans to sell off art from 52 Native tribes, including Tlingit and Haida items, as the federal government investigates.

HUBweek presents its third day of events

The first-ever HUBweek, a weeklong event series dedicated to the intersection of art, science, and technology, launches Saturday and will last through Oct. 10 at venues throughout Greater Boston.

HUBweek forum a meeting — and battle — of the minds

The week-long ideas festival’s marquee event, which included Yo-Yo Ma and Arianna Huffington, was a philosophical think-off.

Adrian Walker

Another governor vows to fix DCF, but will this one stay the course?

Governor Charlie Baker has pledged to take on the problems at the embattled Department of Children and Families. But to succeed he will need what his predecessors have lacked: a willingness to stay the course.

N.H. police seize seven guns from apartment of naked man

Police said they also found 10,000 rounds of ammunition in the apartment of a naked man who had fired into the walls.

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Boston residents protesting the city’s housing  situation marched Saturday along Charles Street in Fields Corner.

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Neighborhood activists unite to protest crisis in housing

Hundreds gathered in Dorchester as corporate landlords, they said, displace the poor and traditional communities of color.

// Sanders draws big crowds in Mass. campaign swing

Bernie Sanders addressed a near-capacity crowd of 20,000 in Boston, with a few thousand more in an overflow area.

Tobias Vanderhoop heads the Aquinnah Wampanoag.

Martha’s Vineyard casino proposal splits island

The Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe says it needs the revenue from a casino on Martha’s Vineyard, but others say it would be out of place.

Developer turns to Revere mayoral challenger

Charles Lightbody, a felon whose involvement in the Everett casino project triggered a criminal investigation, has turned on his friend, Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo.

Rabbi Liza Stern (center) gaves students at Congregation Eitz Chayim a lesson in honey extraction and a sampling of the sweet honey.

Cambridge synagogue pledges to open arms to refugees

For members of Eitz Chayim Congregation, the scenes of refugees’ desperation struck a chord.

Yvonne Abraham


Abraham is a Metro columnist. Her work appears on Thursdays and Sundays.

Kevin Cullen


Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Thomas Farragher


Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Adrian Walker


Walker has been a columnist for the Metro section since 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.