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Cape DA admits mistake in drunken driving case

Nearly two months before he led police on a chase that ended in a fatal head-on collision, Mickey Rivera was accused of driving drunk in Hyannis.

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Prayer, science, and everything in between: A miracle child comes to Boston for help

Zoey Grace Alford was born on April 20, 2015, in Memphis, and she defied doctors’ expectations: She lived. She thrived. But her complicated condition led her parents to Boston Children’s Hospital.

// Airbnb hosts criticize plan for short-term rental database

Airbnb says making the data publicly available imperils the privacy of hosts and guests alike.

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// Lawmakers demand answers on ‘Quiet Skies’ surveillance program after Globe report

After the Boston Globe revealed the program, officials agreed Monday to brief Congress this week.

Harvard University’s admissions policies are at the center of an affirmative action lawsuit brought by Students for Fair Admissions.

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Elite colleges come to Harvard’s defense in affirmative action case

Many selective colleges and universities made it clear in court filings that Harvard’s race-conscious practices are far from unusual and urged the court to uphold them.