She was given up anonymously 8 years ago. Now, she wonders where she came from.

It’s a complex question for 8-year-old Caitlyn, one of 27 newborns surrendered anonymously under the state's safe haven law since 2005.

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// Rain gear a prudent style choice for Monday

“On & off showers” will dominate weather conditions during Monday’s commutes.

// United defends decision to bar two girls from flight for wearing leggings

United Airlines barred two women from boarding a flight and required a child to change after a gate agent decided their leggings were inappropriate.

// Rescuers rush to save a dozen dolphins stranded off Mass. coast

Ten dolphins off the Duxbury coast were trapped by low tide in what was an unusually large event.


Celtics guard Marcus Smart was surrounded by Heat players (from left) Hassan Whiteside, Goran Dragic, and Josh Richardson in the fourth quarter.


As Celtics surge, Marcus Smart becomes indispensable

Is Smart a dependable shooter? No — but his critical plays on defense will be a boon come the postseason.

Dan Shaughnessy

// Don’t get caught up: Christian Vazquez should be the starter

Red Sox manager John Farrell said Vazquez is “a special player defensively.”

Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy’s Lovely Hoffman penned a song to teach students about self worth.

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Her black students struggled with beauty standards. So their teacher wrote a song.

For students, messages about their blackness were everywhere.

// New rules for long-term care insurance would not cap rate hikes

Regulators would increase oversight of the policies, but wouldn’t limit price increases.

//[1]-6216-8777.jpg Hundreds in Boston will protest Vermont ICE arrests

Prominent activists Zully Palacios and Enrique Balcazar were taken into custody last week in Burlington, Vt.

Spotlight Update

// Beyond state care, safety often lacking

People with mental illness under the supervision of the Department of Mental Health have endangered themselves or others recently, including one who died.

Industries hope to cash in on cannabis

Possibilities abound for contractors, lobbyists, scientists, and chefs.

Lynn Crisci, who felt the bombs’ shock waves, worries about missing ways to ease her lingering emotional injuries.

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‘I have felt invisible from the beginning,’ one survivor says

Some Marathon bombing survivors say organizers of commemorative events exclude them from gatherings and tributes.

The Trump administration

// Coming to Capitol Hill: Fights over taxes, climate policy

President Trump and Republicans in Congress are embarking on a legislative obstacle course that could be more arduous than the last one.

Ivanka Trump (left) was invited to a summit on the economic empowerment of women by German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right).

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Angela Merkel invited Ivanka Trump to a women’s economic empowerment summit

The German chancellor invited the first daughter to the W20 summit, a women-focused effort within the Group of 20 countries, in Berlin.


// Club promoter may testify in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

The judge may let Jeff London tell jurors about two hostile encounters with Hernandez at a Boston nightclub.

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Munch Madness

// Munch Madness: Welcome to the Round of 8

We’re nearing the end of the tournament. Cast your vote today and see who makes it to the semifinals.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Jeffrey D. Sachs

// China takes the baton of technological leadership

President Trump’s war on science could gut America’s capacity for innovation.


//$medium.jpeg Address: The week in real estate

Our weekly digest on buying, selling, and design, with expert advice and insider neighborhood knowledge.

Special reports

Special report | Part 1

// Fleeing Syria for Trump’s America

The trip was over for these refugees. They had found a new home in Mass. But uncertainty lay ahead: Tomorrow, Donald Trump would be sworn in.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// Trump supporters blame anyone but president for bill’s failure

They blame the establishment. They blame the Democrats. They blame the media.