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Elizabeth Warren releases results of DNA test

Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has been dogged politically for years by her past claims of Native American heritage, shared the results of a DNA test with The Boston Globe.

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How college helped fuel Aaron Hernandez’s rise and accelerated his fall

A rising star with a violent streak enabled by college football. Consequences did not necessarily apply to top athletes.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/14/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Swensen_181012_train_0001.jpg MBTA will replace North Station drawbridges, eliminating a chokepoint

By building a wider bridge with six rail lines, the project will allow an increase the number of platforms available for commuter-rail passenger service.

Airbnb is among the well-known short-term rental firms.

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State’s stalled plan to regulate Airbnb leaves cities in limbo

For two months, lawmakers and Governor Baker have been in a standoff over legislation — passed in the waning hours of the 2018 session — to tax and regulate short-term rentals.

09/25/2017 BOSTON, MA Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. (Aram Boghosian for STAT)

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Harvard, Brigham call for more than 30 retractions of cardiac stem cell research

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital said that research papers from the lab of Piero Anversa “included falsified and/or fabricated data.”