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FILE - In this July 1, 2010 file photo, Dr. Charmaine Yoest testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing Yoest, the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to a senior position at the Health and Human Services Department. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Trump names anti-abortion leader to high post at HHS

Dr. Charmaine Yoest was president of Americans United for Life, which campaigned at the federal and state level for tough restrictions on abortion.

US facing shortage of yellow fever vaccine for travelers

Americans who need a yellow fever shot for travel may soon have a harder time getting it.

Mysterious illness kills 11 in Liberia, where Ebola raged

The symptoms appear to mimic those of Ebola in the early stages, specimens came back negative for the virus.

Abdisamad Adan (left) attends Harvard and Mubarik Mohamoud is enrolled at MIT.


‘60 Minutes’ story has Massachusetts connections

Sunday’s edition will feature Jonathan Starr, a former hedge fund manager from Worcester who founded a high school in one of the poorest places in the world.

How 7 Northeastern students got profiled in Wired, and the blowback that followed

The story about talented freshmen hackers gained momentum quickly, although probably not for the reasons Wired hoped.

Callie Crossley (left), Paul English, and Lyndia Downie.


Paul English revealed a surprise at the Pine Street Inn’s fund-raising breakfast

The cofounder of Kayak.com made a generous pledge.

Style Watch

Updating an ’80s galley kitchen in a Southie condo

Removing a wall separating the kitchen and living room was the first step toward a more modern design.


NECN apologizes for racially insensitive graphic

In a statement, the NBC-owned station said language in the graphic “was highly inappropriate and we regret the error.”

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘I asked her a weird physics question and she got it!’

Can two Vonnegut-loving engineers overcome a digital error?


How to make the Bristol’s Javelina cocktail

Cachaça and gin? The combination might be a new standard.

My Instagram: Nick Guadagno

Between college applications, prom, and staving off senioritis, 12th graders have a lot on their plates. That hasn’t stopped Nick Guadagno from honing his photo skills.

quick bite

Les Sablons pulls into Harvard Square. All aboard!

The restaurant comes from a team behind the likes of Eastern Standard, Island Creek Oyster Bar, and Row 34.

The VIP Lounge with JoJo

We caught up with singer-songwriter JoJo, born Joanna Levesque, to talk about all things travel.

Cyclists on a section of the Island Line Trail along Vermont’s Lake Champlain.

Happy (bicycle) trails to you

In honor of the bicycle’s birthday, here’s a look at some of the best bike trails in the United States, including two rail trials you’ll find here in New England.

The Menuett movement pavilion in the Toronto Music Garden, with the city’s signature CN Tower looming in the distance.

Toronto Music Garden embodies harmony on the lake

One of the quiet gems of the city park system, the Toronto Music Garden was originally proposed by cellist Yo-Yo Ma for Boston.

Brianna Moody displayed a poem’s score at the recent Louder Than a Bomb festival.

Louder Than a Bomb poetry festival seems more political than ever

The young poets who showcase at the annual Boston-area version of the poetry slam are predisposed to social consciousness. This year more than ever.

Eric Cacciatore of Restaurant Unstoppable.

Hot ticket

Freepoint Hotel to host podcast series

Visit the ultrachic Freepoint Hotel in Cambridge on May 10 for their inaugural podcast series.

Love Letters

‘I snatched my Tupperware away from him’

After a few more dates, I tried to add him on social media, but a google search pulled up wedding registries and pictures. I was shocked and texted him. He explained that he was married and separated, and that it was likely leading to a divorce.

Tim Wiechmann


Self-Portrait opens, Boston Calling eats well, and other food news

Plus: North Square Oyster Bar is slated to open May 15 in the North End.

Everything you positively need to know to have fun in Montreal

Here’s Christopher Muther’s semi-complete, and somewhat random list of must-see, must-do, and must-eat suggestions.

Le Smoking BBQ truck at the Montreal Poutinefest.

Montreal Poutinefest celebrates ‘fries with that’

As the name suggests, it is a gathering of the tribes — or the food trucks, in most cases — to celebrate the aesthetic and gastronomic possibilities of spuds, gravy, and cheese.

Aux Anciens Canadiens.

A food lover’s tour of Quebec City

In Quebec City, young chefs are changing the food scene.

Meet Miss Massachusetts 2017

Julia Scaparotti hosts NESN’s “Dirty Water TV,” has been a Patriots cheerleader for two seasons, and bungee-jumped in the Alps.


The Wright Stuff

New collaboration is evidence that timeless design endures

Cuyana founders Karla Gallardo and Shilpa Shah.

Retailer Cuyana brings ‘less is more’ strategy to Newbury Street

Clutter crusader Marie Kondo would enjoy shopping here.

Dr. Paul Farmer, cofounder of Partners in Health, with Simmons College Provost Katie Conboy.


Paul Farmer speaks at Simmons

The Partners in Health cofounder shares his expertise and experience with students.

Here, there, and everywhere

Hand over your cellphone or tablet when you check in to the Element Boston Seaport and you can earn a free night’s stay — good for a future trip — if you make it 24 hours without retrieving your device.

AdventureWomen excursions have taken travelers whale watching off Mexico’s Baja Peninsula.

Meet the adventurous woman at the helm of AdventureWomen

Judi Wineland launched and operated Overseas Adventure Travel from a tiny “converted bathroom” office in Cambridge in 1978. Recently, her focus has shifted to women-only travels, leading she and her daughters, Nicole and Erica, to acquire AdventureWomen.

Travel Troubleshooter | Christopher Elliott

The Travel Troubleshooter: Why won’t Air Canada let me fly home?

After Reena Roshgadol’s daughter gets injured, she has to change her flight schedule. But then she finds out the airline might cancel her return ticket. Can she fix that without spending a lot of money on change fees?

Stress levels for airline passengers begin to rise at the security checkpoints.


Despite United’s apology and settlement, don’t expect air travel to get any smoother

As the number of people flying reaches record levels this year, stress among passengers and airline staff will only get worse.

WCVB-TV news director Paige Harrison


WCVB-TV reporters told to ‘move it’ while on camera

News director Paige Harrison wants reporters to “start walking and talking.”

Industry hopes Trump will back off food labeling rules

The food industry is moving to capitalize on the administration’s anti-regulation agenda by seeking to revoke Obama-era rules.

Perspective | Magazine

When it comes to litter, let’s be like Mike (Dukakis)

The former Massachusetts governor has long been a one-man cleaning crew. Imagine if we all were.

Miss Conduct

After being laid off, is it OK to skip the office farewell?

A downsized worker wants to bypass the obligatory goodbye party. Plus, what to say when you’ve heard that story before.

Love Letters

I don’t think I love her

She’s great to me, my kids, my family, and everyone loves her. I have yet to express love to her though. I expressed it in past relationships, but not this one. I don’t know what it is.

How to make Tony Iamunno’s A Dishonest Heart cocktail

Otherwise known as drink No. 366.

Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment

Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors.

High numbers of humpback whales dying off Atlantic coast

Federal officials say humpback whales have been dying in unusually large numbers along the Atlantic Coast.

Ask Amy

She wonders how to disclose family member’s alcoholism

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Globe Magazine

A Vermont nature diary documents down-to-earth signs of climate change

Are the seasons really different now than they used to be? A Vermonter’s notes over 40 years reveal what can be hard to see.

Love Letters

She kissed her married co-worker. Now what?

They agreed to forget it, but then she found out there was more to the story.

Maple-bacon doughnuts from Union Square Donuts in Somerville.

UberEATS is bringing Union Square Donuts and Toro directly to your door

The food-delivery service launches in Boston on April 27.

From The Bar

What wine to pair with Vietnamese food?

At Marblehead’s Soall Bistro, a German white with “hints of lime and honey.”


Five brews you should be drinking right now

Will you be having the perfect lager or the road trip-worthy double IPA?

From left: Lorrie Higgins, Mayor Walsh’s longtime girlfriend; Mayor Martin J. Walsh; and Huntington trustee Betsy Epstein.


Billy Porter keeps it real at Huntington Theater gala

The Tony winner received the Wimberly Award.

Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work.