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Aaron Hernandez: The secrets behind the smile

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Sports agent Brian Murphy and one of his top young clients, Aaron Hernandez, had a lot to celebrate in the late summer of 2012.

// Not all nurses back ballot question to regulate staffing

Many nurses, including some in the union, worry about loss of flexibility on the job if a ballot measure passes Nov. 6.

Harvard students gathered in Phillip Brooks House to make signs for a march planned for Sunday in support of affirmative action.

Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe

Unease sweeping the halls of Harvard on eve of race-based admissions suit

The high-stakes case accusing Harvard of discriminating against Asian-American applicants has reopened a sharp national debate over race, equity, and merit.


// Did Charlie Baker keep his campaign promises?

The Globe reviewed Baker’s 2014 campaign proposals, pledges from debates, hundreds of news releases, and media interviews; consulted policy experts; and found a mixed bag.