Housing inspector Rosemary Decie, hired by the Globe Spotlight team, found faulty window seals in the kitchen and a dead rodent in the basement, among other violations, at 85 Linden St.

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Housing inspector Rosemary Decie, hired by the Globe Spotlight team, found faulty window seals in the kitchen and a dead rodent in the basement, among other violations, at 85 Linden St.

Act now to counter overcrowded student housing

The city needs to attack the problem at its source. By Lawrence Harmon

opinion | Neal Gabler

How will historians view us?

Our era will be seen as a bleak period — another Gilded Age but worse.

The State House dome stood out on Beacon Hill during a foggy day.

Derrick Z. Jackson

On gun laws, Mass. emerges as a model

Beacon Hill experienced a surreal day.

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Were you paying attention this week? Test your knowledge of public indecency in Uxbridge and old-timey presidential sexting.

Gordon president D. Michael Lindsay was among 14 religious leaders who wrote to the White House requesting an exemption to an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating in their hiring based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

editorial

Gordon College case shows need to contain Hobby Lobby ruling

If religious companies can wriggle out of health care laws they dislike, why not religious colleges out of employment law, too?

A street performer shows his stuff at Faneuil Hall.

editorial

Faneuil Hall: As Sam Adams knew, noise is OK

The vitality that street performers bring is also part of the landmark’s history.

House Speaker Robert DeLeo.

editorial

Robert DeLeo’s misplaced indignation at probation trial

Just because the speaker hasn’t been charged with a crime doesn’t mean his conduct hasn’t damaged the Commonwealth.

Editorial cartoon: GM’s morals

Cartoonist Jim Morin takes a look at corporate responsibility.

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