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Logan Airport murals honor Tuskegee Airman Enoch O’Dell ‘Woody’ Woodhouse II

Enoch O’Dell “Woody” Woodhouse II, a 95-year-old Roxbury native and one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, was honored for his service Monday with two murals in Logan International Airport and an appointment to the state militia.

Jeneé Osterheldt

Stop talking about Ime Udoka and start talking about Brett Favre

Welfare fraud in the poorest state in our country has gotten less attention than the inappropriate behavior of an NBA coach. We should ask ourselves why we care more about the latter than the former.

Crisis pregnancy centers are on the defensive but they’re pushing back

A newly formed coalition of faith-based crisis pregnancy centers warned the attorney general that any sanctions taken against them would be unconstitutional.

Jeneé Osterheldt

Serena’s serve

The great Serena Williams closed her career at the US Open. And even as she lost, she won.

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Here’s how abortion totals in Mass. changed after the ROE Act

Massachusetts is already seeing the effects of a law enacted in anticipation of the high court overturning Roe v. Wade.

Rachael Rollins pledges to protect trans rights in wake of threats at Children’s Hospital

US Attorney Rachael S. Rollins has vowed to “ensure equal protection of transgender people under the law” in response to threats and harassment against doctors and other staff at Boston Children’s Hospital who provide care for transgender children.

From Breonna Taylor to Brittney Griner: The brutality of being a soft target

It is imperative we witness Brittney Griner with the same persistence we continued to lift Breonna Taylor’s name. We cannot, as Griner pleaded, let her life end there.

Witness says pizza shop employee delivered the first blow in Mass. and Cass fight where her client was stabbed

The news reports sounded alarms — pizza shop employee attacked at Mass. and Cass. But like much of anything related to the area where the homeless are known to congregate, the issue is far more complicated.