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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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Spotlight

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.

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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.”

The Nation

Elizabeth Warren releases results of DNA test

According to family lore, Senator Elizabeth Warren’s great-great-great-grandmother was at least partially Native American.

By Annie Linskey

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.

Elizabeth Warren builds expansive Democratic campaign effort ahead of likely 2020 bid

Senator Elizabeth Warren has raised or donated $7.6 million for other candidates and committees this cycle.

By Matt Viser

Warren has operations in 50 states and closely coordinates with more than 150 campaigns.

Editorial & Opinion

Opinion | Niall Ferguson

Among so many killings of journalists, why does the fate of Jamal Khashoggi stand out?

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. -

By Niall Ferguson

Twenty-seven journalists have been murdered this year. Why is Jamal Khashoggi the only one making front-page news?

Obituaries

The Rev. F. Washington Jarvis III, headmaster who treated Roxbury Latin ‘like his parish,’ dies at 79

The Rev. Jarvis led Roxbury Latin for 30 years.

By Bryan Marquard

Colleagues said the Rev. Jarvis helped shape the lives of students while they attended the boys’ school and the approach each took to his adult life.

Sports

MATT PORTER

Five games in, the Bruins offense looks as good as advertised

Boston MA 10/11/18 Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) and fans reacting after he recorded his third goal of the game (hat trick) against the Detroit Red Wings during third period action at TD Garden. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

By Matt Porter

Their top line is producing at a high rate and David Pastrnak is developing into a more complete player.