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Resignation won’t fix Secret Service woes

What’s needed is a reexamination of an internal culture that permitted serious security breaches and a failure of communication.

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Following heroin death, UMass Amherst right to suspend policy of informants

A 20-year-old’s health and well-being got lost in the process.

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Hong Kong protests demand face-saving solution

A Tiananmen Square-style reaction is unlikely, but not impossible.

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‘Hyatt 100’ get some justice after 5 years

Gaining a reputation for mistreating workers carries its own cost.

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With consumer genetic testing, buyer beware

Research in the field is advancing at a pace that makes it hard to predict what secrets might be unlocked in the future.

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End-of-life care needs concrete reforms, not sweeping rhetoric

Treating high-intensity hospital care as the norm during the final stage of life is expensive and conflicts with what most patients actually want.

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Paul Guzzi leaves a strong Greater Boston chamber — now, for the next step

The group’s next leader has much to learn from Guzzi.

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Drop in US funding of science thwarts dreams of the next generation

Congress must recommit to vital research.

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Gifted researcher shows value of mentoring others

A commitment to giving younger scientists a chance to flower is evident in Sangeeta Bhatia’s lab.

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Peculiar firings hint at woes in Patrick’s justice policies

Though criminal justice is one of the oldest functions of government, it too evolves, or should evolve, as knowledge advances.

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Circle The City celebration: Blue Hill Avenue joins the party

This party with a purpose offers Bostonians a chance to refresh and re-engage.

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Brigham and Women’s nurses need flu shots

State rules shouldn’t stand in the way of more widespread vaccination.

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Indian spacecraft is off to Mars, on a lean budget

The project took a mere 18 months to complete and only cost $74 million.

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Sean Hannity and the military: Keep politics out

The allegiance of members of the US armed forces is to the Constitution, not to any president or party or policy.

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Obama pulls off balancing act on ISIS, but dangers await

Even if Obama’s plan wins broad international support, Americans should not expect a quick or easy resolution to this conflict.

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No need to panic over PARCC test in Boston

There’s good reason to give schools a little slack as they implement a complex new testing system.

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Bill Linehan’s City Council raises are too much too soon

The proposed pay increase would significantly outpace inflation.

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Apple and privacy: Bigger phone isn’t the only milestone

New measures from the tech giant provide more options for people with special concerns about protecting their information.

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Marriott tipping plan draws attention to housekeepers’ needs

For guests who sleep better knowing that the hotel workers are treated fairly, it’s always safest to tip.

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Bicyclists need their own rules: Brookline police won’t pursue ‘Idaho stops’

Permitting the practice would gratify a lot of cycling advocacy groups.

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Scotland vote is a big win for democracy

The fight between competing ideals — and the passion of an electorate that turned out in droves — caught the world’s attention.

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Martha Coakley, Charlie Baker take note: Head-to-head debates help

The gubernatorial campaign has now reached a stage that could be termed “the debate over debates.”

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Containing Ebola: Better late than never

Voluntary efforts cannot substitute for a concerted multinational response.

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Congress must break the green gridlock

The promise of the Land and Water Conservation Fund has been broken.

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Air Force suddenly forgets religious freedom

The right of Americans to substitute a nonreligious affirmation for a required oath is well-established.