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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, adolescent or adult?

The Marathon bombing trial can be seen as a referendum on how we define adolescence. By Laurence Steinberg

// You react: The Tsarnaev trial

What do you think Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers will do to make him appear sympathetic?

Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish is the driving force behind Boston 2024.


John Fish is Boston 2024’s main force — and its liability

If you really want the Olympics to come to Boston, you have to be asking yourself: How do you solve a problem like Fish?


In-hospital care saves money — and lives

Hospitals that discharge patients to expensive skilled nursing facilities are raising costs and reducing care quality.

Demonstrators protested a controversial measure signed by Indiana Governor Mike Pence that allows businesses to cite religious beliefs when denying service to individuals.

morning opinion digest

‘Bigotry’ in Indiana, Chuck Schumer ascendant, and more

Check out five opinions trending online, from Britain’s short political season to a memoir that stings.


Boston needs legislative fix to aid English-language learners

School districts have been restricted in the way they teach English learners since 2002, when a ballot question crippled bilingual education.


Mass. Lottery vendors look the other way as minors gamble

The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission has a share of the responsibility in ensuring its games are played responsibly.

Editorial cartoon: Mitch McConnell and coal

Cartoonist Tom Toles examines the Kentucky senator’s dedication.

Calling on Elizabeth Warren


// Democrats need her voice in 2016

While Warren has repeatedly vowed that she won’t run for president herself, she ought to reconsider.

March Madness

Derrick Z. Jackson

// Top on the courts, but Wisconsin at bottom of graduation rates

Despite what Badger boosters may say, long-term data remain the best way to gauge a school’s commitment to student athletes.

Public records in Mass.


// Time for reform

Recent rulings have made a bad situation intolerably worse.

Meet the editorial board

// A guide to Globe Opinion

Explaining the various features of the opinion pages as well as staff contact information.

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