Maura Healey.

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Maura Healey.

Maura Healey for attorney general

Her competitive drive is tempered by a deep understanding of complex and high-stakes issues.

editorial | endorsement

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Unlike her opponent, Goldberg has held elected office on the local level, gaining valuable political and fiscal experience.

Senator Elizabeth Warren listens during a committee hearing in Washington, D.C., in May.

JOAN VENNOCHI

Elizabeth Warren’s silence was Fidelity’s gain

Ideological purity is hard to sustain in the real world of politics.

A tour on the campus of Harvard University.

the podium | Rory Gerberg and MaryRose Mazzola

Harvard’s sexual assault policy highlights the need for clarity

To set a standard for the nation, Harvard must establish an affirmative consent standard.

Historian David McCullough.

opinion | David McCullough Jr.

David McCullough — Boston’s gem

In an era of the selfie and Snapchats and Facebook trends and Twitter feeds, David McCullough stands tall.

alex beam

Long live Great Books education

Bereft of a large applicant pool and perennially strapped for cash, St. John’s College and the Great Books soldier on.

dan wasserman

Editorial cartoons by Dan Wasserman

A look at the most recent illustrated viewpoints from Globe editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman.

Globe endorsements

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A roundup of the Globe editorial board’s endorsements for the Nov. 4 election.

Op/Extra

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Online-only charts, interactives, and quick hits from Globe Opinion writers.

Alan Dershowitz on fighting terrorism

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How should a democracy decide when to compromise its ideals in pursuit of victory over terrorists?

George Mitchell on Mideast peace

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The prospect of Israeli and Palestinian peace may seem more distant than ever. But a two-state solution is still the only path forward.

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