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John Thurner, who’s looking for a job in education, has driven for ride-hailing services in the meantime.

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Workers stuck in ‘old person jobs’ pin hopes on tight labor market

Economists caution that employees in their 50s and 60s still face formidable hurdles from companies that are chasing young talent and are wary of gray hair.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/clark_capuano_kennedy_082818_06.jpg Michael Capuano follows ‘all politics is local’ mantra while still attacking Trump

The question is whether Capuano’s record, a traditional recipe for success for Mass. politicians, is enough to satisfy Democrats’ restive mood.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rinaldi30pressley01.jpg Ayanna Pressley wants to be known for advocacy for women and girls

Pressley’s city council agenda represented a dramatic shift on the traditionally parochial body that had only one other female member when she was first elected.

At many small colleges, administrative spending is surging

Student enrollment is rising, but administrative salaries and wages are growing even faster at many private colleges across New England.

“Search is not used to set a political agenda and we don’t bias our results toward any political ideology,” Google said.

Benjamin Quinton/New York Times

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

Trump is out to get Google. But is Google out to get him?

The president accused the search engine of producing search results that are biased against him. How would we know?