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Mass. native mocks Donald Trump at rally

Zach Etkind, a Cohasset native, pretended to fall asleep and mocked Trump as he gave a speech.

Woburn hit-and-run suspect is arraigned

A Winthrop man who allegedly assaulted a police officer and hit a man with his car was arraigned Friday in Woburn District Court, prosecutors said.

Judge orders new trial for man convicted of killing 10-year-old in 2002

A man convicted of fatally shooting 10-year-old Trina Persad was granted a new trial Friday.

Political Happy Hour: February 12, 2015

Political Happy Hour: Massive manhole inspection underway | Mass. presidential primary coming | ‘Delicate with a sparkling complexity containing flavors of sweet melon and jasmine’

A blind date with books in Harvard Square

Some recommended titles at the Harvard Book Store are wrapped in brown craft paper, asking readers to put their trust in the tales within.

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Life lessons

Former homeless student teaching peers to understand true cost of college debt.

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Jaime Cordoba rested in a common area at the Pine Street Inn in Boston on Thursday.

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Homeless shelters prepare for bitter weekend cold

The Pine Street Inn will expand capacity and outreach to bring the homeless indoors.

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Dr. Paula Johnson, a professor at Harvard Medical School, will become the 14th president of the women’s college in July.

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Darryl Whiting, a once-feared drug dealer, choked back tears as he pleaded with a federal judge for mercy.

Adrian Walker

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The potential release of Whiting worries a lot of people who remember his reign of terror.

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh pledged during a public meeting in East Boston on Thursday night to work to protect the neighborhood.

Yvonne Abraham

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Abraham is a Metro columnist. Her work appears on Thursdays and Sundays.

Kevin Cullen

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Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Thomas Farragher

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Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Adrian Walker

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Walker has been a columnist for the Metro section since 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

Globe investigations

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A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder

Coverage

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The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.