Columnist

Kevin Cullen

A columnist for the Metro section, Cullen previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. He was a member of the 2003 investigative team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandal. He is co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice.” His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

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KEVIN CULLEN

USOC lacked understanding of local culture

By , Globe Staff

The end of Boston’s Olympic bid was like watching the sun set at Menemsha on the Vineyard. One moment it was there, bright and shiny, hovering on the horizon. Seconds later, darkness. And like the sunset, it was inevitable.

KEVIN CULLEN

Home Base gives vets hope in PTSD battle

By , Globe Columnist

In its first six years, Home Base has treated more than 7,500 veterans and family members.

KEVIN CULLEN

Crime creeping into Savin Hill, and residents feel ignored

By , Globe Columnist

To talk with those who live near Savin Hill Beach is to experience the “broken windows’’ theory in practical terms.

Kevin Cullen

A smoking ban that’s close to the edge of silly

By , Globe Columnist

You can’t smoke Newports on Newport’s Cliff Walk.