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Jaleesa Jackson and Chiedozie Uwandu were looking forward to their out-of-town sojourn, but it turned into a nightmare.

Katherine Taylor for The Boston Globe

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

An Airbnb guesthouse of horrors

One Los Angeles rental had excellent reviews and a host who had so impressed Airbnb that he was ranked as a “super host.” Then the nightmare began.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/clark_canvas_082918_06.jpg Transgender ballot activists make their pitch: ‘I’m a human being’

The results of Question 3 will determine whether a state law continues to protect them from discrimination in public places like restaurants and restrooms.

Not all schools follow Harvard’s lead on race-conscious admissions

On the eve of Harvard’s court trial over affirmative action in admissions, scheduled for Monday, many colleges continue to wrestle with whether — and how much — race should be considered.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_cyberreason2_biz.jpg How hackers could disrupt Election Day — and how the bad guys could be stopped

The US elections system is rife with technological weak spots, but election security experts say they have identified plenty of ways to fend off threats.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/09/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rinaldi25ColumbiaGas11.jpg Gas is shut off to hundreds of homes in Woburn due to spike in pressure

National Grid said a worker “inadvertently introduced excess gas into a portion of our system” during routine maintenance work near Wyman and Hart streets.