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Woman badly injured in Fenway files suit

The 22-year-old continues to recuperate from her injuries, including traumatic brain injury, facial and spinal fractures, and lung contusions.

Specialist believes kidnapped N.H. teen can heal, move on

A trauma expert said there is every reason to believe that the teen who was sexually assaulted over nine months will not only recover but thrive.

Philanthropist Lee gives ICA $10 million gift of women’s art

The Institute of Contemporary Art received 43 works of art by big-name artists such as Cindy Sherman and Amy Sillman.

Authorities caution people against imposter ride-share drivers

The warnings come after a spate of recent attacks, including several women who said they were assaulted after ordering an Uber.

Mysterious Boston woman wields influence as Amazon’s top reviewer

Ali Julia has written more than 2,800 reviews, revealing much about her tastes. But she remains something of an enigma.

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After hearing the news from Washington, Ida Lopez, 79, took out a

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Local Cubans express hope for island nation

The news of thawed diplomatic relations brought optimistic and skeptical words from local Cuban-Americans.

Doctor in stem-cell probe sues Brigham, Harvard

Brigham and Women’s and Harvard Medical are investigating the conduct of a heart stem-cell scientist and his collaborator.

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A school’s pride, punishment

This is what great educators want, what we all want: Kids who feel passionately about what is wrong with the world.

Deanne Hamilton

Council reduces inmate’s sentence

Deanne Hamilton, 49, is the first person in Massachusetts to have a sentence commuted in 17 years.

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Coverage of Thomas Menino


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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.

The 2014 election


Full Boston Globe coverage, results, and analysis of the 2014 midterm elections.

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// Boston homicides in 2014

Information about victims of homicides in Boston in 2014.

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Special Report: The Longest Road


At 17, the shadow fell: a devastating diagnosis of mental illness. Trouble, hospital, home, into the depths again. Now, he aims to make his way back.


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// Newcomers on Beacon Hill

November’s election swept in a bevy of new Beacon Hill denizens, from freshly minted legislators to top aides.

Arrest of Aaron Hernandez



Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is charged with the murder of Dorchester man Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.