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David Abel

A Globe staff writer since 1999, Abel has written extensively about Latin America, national security, higher education, poverty, travel, and many other subjects throughout New England. He was part of the team that won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News for the paper’s coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. He now covers the environment for the Globe.

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Former Sharon rabbi to be arraigned Tuesday

By , Globe Staff

Barry Starr is charged with borrowing and stealing nearly $500,000 from his temple and its congregants.

Former Sharon rabbi to be arraigned in Norfolk Superior Court

By , Globe Staff

Barry Starr is charged with borrowing and stealing nearly $500,000 from his temple and its congregants.

Team begins moving venerable Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse

By , Globe Staff

The delicate process will save the iconic Gay Head lighthouse from the steady erosion of the surrounding cliffs.

US, Canadian fishermen at war over lobster waters

By , Globe Staff

The rising price of lobster is fueling the tension in a centuries-old conflict over 277 square miles of disputed waters.