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Mike Stanton
Worcester Red Sox players held a scrimmage at their new Polar Park stadium on April 8.

Rhode Islanders, don’t go to Polar Park

It’s never good for fans when their local team becomes a pawn in a political game. Guess who loses?

H.D.S. Greenway
Security personnel stands guard as Independent Election Commission workers unload ballot boxes from a truck to be taken to a counting center the day after Afghanistan held presidential elections, in September, 2019.

Afghanistan and Vietnam: How did the US lose two wars?

In the end, our clients could never shake the impression that they were puppets fighting for foreigners.

Kimberly Atkins
Licensed vocational nurse Denise Saldan prepares the single-dose Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in Los Angeles, California on March 25.

I got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The pause makes me believe in it more.

The worst thing that could happen now is for the recommendation by the FDA and CDC to pause the vaccine’s administration to spur a new wave of vaccine hesitancy.

Joan Vennochi
A police officer from Prince George's County, Maryland, awaits a procession for Capitol Police Officer William Evans on April 13 in Washington, D.C. A ceremony honoring Evans was held in the rotunda of the US Capitol after he was killed in the line of duty when a car drove into security barriers on April 2.

‘Your dad was a hero’ — the clashing views about American police

More than relying on one jury to change the world of policing, it might be better to change how we think about police.

Leonard L. Glass, Edwin B. Fisher, and Lance Dodes
Yale University campus in New Haven, Conn.

Why did Yale dismiss Bandy X. Lee?

In dismissing Dr. Bandy X. Lee, the university cited the Goldwater Rule, which has been shown to be scientifically untenable.

Antiracism protesters chant at the Huntington Beach pier in opposition to a planned "White Lives Matter'" demonstration on April 11 in Huntington Beach, Calif. The march was organized by ultra-right groups that called for April 11 to be a national day of White Lives Matter.

Religion in America is fading, but true believers are everywhere

The passion of faith is increasingly channeled into politics and the culture wars.


Grading Massachusetts on COVID-19 vaccination

Grading the state on its vaccine rollout, compared with the rest of the nation.

Then-President Donald Trump speaks to the media with Florida Gov. Rick Scott at Eglin Air Force Base  in Fla. in 2018.

A GOP unity cruise hits the Great Trump-Barrier Reef

Not even a nifty new award can keep the bitter former president at intra-party bay.