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Maura Healey deserves a second term as Mass. attorney general

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She has led an efficient office that’s always ready to do battle against institutional bullies on behalf of the powerless and the underprivileged.

Ideas | David Scharfenberg

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Forget Ewoks and X-wing fighter pilots. This is all about satellites — jamming them, fooling them with lasers, and blasting them to bits.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

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Archbishop Oscar Romero combined unique moral authority with a fierce determination to use it as a weapon of peace.

Michael A. Cohen

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The president is openly using fascist and authoritarian language to divide Americans.

JEFF JACOBY

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Any regime that imprisons, tortures, or kills people because of their opinions is by definition an enemy of the free world — our enemy.

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We all benefit from the wonders of Boston’s shoreline, and we all must share the burden of keeping the city and its people safe.

Opinion | Christopher Weyant

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After Elizabeth Warren’s recent DNA test, Donald Trump found time for his own.

Opinion | Reed Jobs and Eric S. Lander

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The “Count Me In” nonprofit empowers cancer patients as partners in improving care and treatment, and discovering future cures.

SCOT LEHIGH

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Some key takeaways from a sit-down with Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Opinion | Alan Berger

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The suspected killing of Jamal Khashoggi ought to alert US policy makers to the folly of harnessing Mideast policy to the whims of a prince deluded by hubris.

Editorial Board Endorsement

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The Globe editorial board urges a vote for yes on 3 to affirm equal rights protections for transgender individuals in Massachusetts.

Opinion | Jonathan M. Albano

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The civil rights of transgender Massachusetts residents depend on citizens voting yes on Question 3.

JOAN VENNOCHI

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If the “Pocahontas” slur hobbles Warren beyond Trump’s base, it’s a problem. And it looks like it might be.

Opinion | Indira A.R. Lakshmanan

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The Trump administration’s eagerness to whitewash an ally’s apparent extrajudicial killing of a critic is appalling but not surprising.

Editorial

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/16/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/49dd4b0eb61e4f8094c9a64cc47da28d-49dd4b0eb61e4f8094c9a64cc47da28d-0.jpg In wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, US moral leadership is missing

Congress need not follow the Trump administration into a moral wilderness, where the only thing that matters is the brute exercise of state power.

Ideas | A.J.B. Lane

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