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Was Fall River’s mayor what he seemed?

The City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to oust Jasiel Correia, who calls himself a “Fall River kid made good.” Correia faces federal fraud charges.

Mila Makovec, suffering from Batten disease, has had fewer seizures since starting her individualized therapy.
Smiles have returned to the face of Mila Makovec, as she and her mother, Julia Vitarello, posed with Dr. Timothy Yu, who crafted her therapy through Boston Children’s Hospital.



Saving Mila: How a tailor-made therapy, developed in a flash, may have halted a young girl’s rare disease

Thanks to a remarkable effort on the part of Boston Children’s Hospital scientists, regulators, and the family of a girl, an experimental therapy was developed in record time.


// Yes, you can argue online without going crazy. Here’s how.

Step 1: Take a deep breath. Step 2: Remember there’s a human on the other end. *Unless it’s a bot.

Harvard defends its preferences for the relatives of alumni and donors, arguing they help fund financial aid programs.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Harvard’s well-off outnumber low-income students 23 to 1

Rich students outnumber lower-income ones, 23-to-1, at Harvard. How to close that gulf is an issue of deep disagreement.

// Saudis are said to have used body-double for Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul

New footage appears to show a Saudi suspect wearing Khashoggi’s clothing.