A new rule allows discrimination against transgender individuals for medical care

President Donald Trump speaks to the March for Life participants from the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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The new rules appear to open the way for a doctor or nurse to turn away a transgender individual with a broken arm.


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One year after Trump upended the political world, 10 experts grapple with his presidency.

OPINION | Audrey Jiajia Li

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Michael Wolff’s book provides an insider account of Donald Trump’s misguided evolution on China.


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He’s your president, Donald Trump supporters. You need to speak up about his racism.


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Readers take a hard look at what we got by electing Donald Trump.


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The truth is that there’s no single path to homelessness, and no reason to believe that cities can reduce the level of homelessness in their communities by limiting resources.

Opinion | Barbara Lee

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Out of hardship has come a growing mandate for change.


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There’s a logjam in Allston that only Harvard can fix.


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Trump’s dream to destroy the press by undermining its credibility could become reality.

Opinion | Ohad Elhelo

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A solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict must come from new, younger leadership on both sides.

Opinion | Ward Sutton

White House staff cuts: Year Two

Which administration staffer will be next to go?

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‘What about Hillary?’ is the new ‘What about Chappaquiddick?’

As the Russia investigation pushes forward, President Trump brings back a Watergate classic.


Debating the doctor’s role at the end of life

Assisted-suicide measures are under consideration in the Massachusetts Legislature.

A lighter take | Debra A. Klein

Trump refuses to evolve, politically or otherwise

Humor columnist Debra Klein imagines how Trump might react to his chief of staff’s recent comments.


In the age of e-commerce, the ‘Quill rule’ is more vital than ever

The case against allowing states to exert their taxing power over sellers in other states is stronger than ever.

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Cynicism has a bad reputation, but it has its benefits.

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Not all atrocities are genocide

We toss this word around so lightly that it is losing its power to shock.

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