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Black Lives Matter supporters hold vigil in Jamaica Plain

The gathering of about 40 people was the third consecutive monthly event in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Latin School headmaster in spotlight amid racial controversy

Boston Latin School’s headmaster faces scrutiny following allegations that she failed to act on students’ racist comments.

Victim in North Andover fire was retired professor

Elaine Donovan, 63, died in her home on Park Street when a fire broke out after she fell asleep while smoking a cigarette on her living room couch.

Bloomberg, put those presidential dreams to bed

Just say no, Michael Bloomberg.

Retirements mean Baker will reshape state’s high court

Governor Charlie Baker has a chance to put his influence on the Supreme Judicial Court, one of the most influential state courts in the country.

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Voters hit the polls in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, including this polling location in Chichester.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe staff

Finally, it was time for N.H. voters to choose

After months of taking measure of the candidates, voters flooded the state’s polling places Tuesday.

Thomas Farragher

// Mass. public records law needs some teeth

We easily have one of the most anemic public records laws in the US, and it’s a disgrace.

// Richard ‘Dic’ Donohue to retire from Transit Police

Donohue was wounded in 2013 during the shootout with the Boston Marathon bombers.

// Ex-St. George’s School chaplain now target of N.C. abuse probe

The Rev. Howard White Jr. was fired by the school in 1974 after he was accused of abusing a male student.

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.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

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

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.