Assistant Night Editor

Michael J. Bailey

Bailey has been an assistant night editor for news since January of 2013. At the Globe since 1995, he previously worked on the business desk and as assistant national political editor.

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John P. White, deputy secretary of defense under Clinton; at 80

, Globe staff and news services

Dr. White held high-echelon positions in government and the private sector and faculty positions at Harvard University.

FDA backs gene therapy for cancer

By Denise Grady , New York Times

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the second in a radically new class of treatments that genetically reboot a patient’s own immune cells to kill cancer.

Trump administration rejects study citing benefits of refugees

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Somini Sengupta , New York Times

Trump administration officials rejected a study that found refugees brought in $63 billion more in government revenues during the past decade than they cost.

Trump blasts white supremacists

By Glenn Thrush , New York Times

President Trump bowed on Monday to overwhelming pressure that he personally condemn white supremacists who incited bloody demonstrations in Charlottesville, Va.