Jenna Russell

A contributor to award-winning Globe projects including “68 Blocks: Life, Death, Hope,” based on a year of reporting in a Boston neighborhood, Jenna Russell is a co-author of two Globe books: “Last Lion,” a biography of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, and “Long Mile Home,” about the Boston Marathon bombing. As a member of the Spotlight investigative team, she helped expose failures of the state’s mental health care system, work that was recognized as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2017.

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The world, the stage, the way ahead

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Lost and alone, Deb made a decision to reclaim the only home she’d ever had, whatever the risk.

At the church she called home, she found her own quiet way to protest

By , Globe Staff

Rebecca Shipman Hurst, like many ordinary Catholics, had to navigate her own faith to find a way to signal her disapproval of more revelations of abuse in the church.

Just after 4:30, the Lawrence police radio sounded: ‘All right, get every civilian out of this area.’

By , and Milton Valencia , Globe Staff

It was a stunning response to the unimaginable series of explosions and fires in Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover, events that unfolded with shocking speed and total lack of warning.

In Falmouth, two officers are shot, and suspect is ‘hit a number of times’

By Danny McDonald, and Jackson Cote , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The suspect sustained multiple gunshot wounds, police said.