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SUNDAY'S CHILD

Joziah is active and likes to play sports

Sunday’s Child is a weekly column featuring a child or teen currently in foster care awaiting adoption.

Delays in financial aid leave high school seniors in limbo for college decisions

An overhaul of the form used for financial aid took longer than expected, and a calculation error in inflation rates pushed back financial information about prospective students that colleges and universities use to assemble aid packages.

In pictures: ‘RunKings,’ Superheroes take over last few legs of Boston Marathon course

A good chunk of the Boston Marathon course Saturday looked like it was hosting a Comic Con as hundreds of runners took to the icon race’s last 17 miles as part of CharityTeams Superhero 17 run.

Candlelight vigil on Boston Common honors nonbinary teen who died following fight at Okla. high school

Attendees, who stood wrapped in winter coats against the breezy cold night air, brought small electronic candles while others used the flashlight on their mobile phones and held them up in the air, creating a scene of sparkling light on Boston Common.

On Boston Common, hundreds rally to support Ukraine on 2nd anniversary of Russian invasion

Dozens of blue-and-yellow flags fluttered in a cold wind outside the Parkman Bandstand. Some brandished signs. “Return our kidnapped children,” read one. “Crimea is Ukraine,” read another. A third: “I miss home.”

11-year-old girl dies; another girl, two adults injured in Middleborough house fire

Heavy fire was coming out of the first and second floors out of the home at 27 Pearl St., when fire crews arrived around 2 a.m. Saturday, officials said.

Early voting kicks off in Massachusetts

Massachusetts residents are able to vote early through Friday.

In Lewiston, chief enforcer of gun laws says Americans may become numb to violence with each mass shooting

ATF director Steven Dettelbach met for nearly two hours at Central Maine Community College with relatives of those killed and survivors of the Oct. 25 Lewiston shooting.