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Tamara Lanier, who is suing Harvard University for ownership of daguerreotypes of slaves whom she counts as ancestors, at home in Norwich, Conn. in February.

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Harvard is sued over use of photograph of slave

A Conn. woman is suing Harvard for allegedly profiting from a photo of her ancestor, an African slave forced to pose in what is believed to be one of the oldest images of a slave in the US.

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The oldest baby boomers, born after World War II, will be entering their 80s in the coming decade, boosting demand for independent living, assisted living, and memory care.

State medical examiner’s office in danger of losing accreditation, records show

In late January, the National Association of Medical Examiners told chief medical examiner Dr. Mindy J. Hull that her office will “most likely” lose its fully accredited status.

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Kraft, who has denied engaging in any illegal activity, is said to have rejected a plea offer in relation to the solicitation charges against him, and his attorneys moved to keep any videos from being released.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/2b7a56ab8b654494a95f8507763586fc-2b7a56ab8b654494a95f8507763586fc-0.jpg With $28.6 million gift, MIT will establish center for Down syndrome research

The Alana Down Syndrome Center will encourage interdisciplinary research between biologists, engineers, and students.

The World

Indian court acquits 4 Hindu activists in train bombing that killed more than 40 Pakistani nationals

The case was the most prominent example of Indian authorities bringing charges against alleged Hindu extremists accused of planning attacks on Muslims.

EU officials agree to delay Brexit — if Parliament backs May’s plan

By Stephen Castle

The officials tossed Prime Minister Theresa May a lifeline, saying they’d allow Britain to push back its departure date — if Parliament votes for her twice-rejected withdrawal plan.

Karadzic sentenced to life for Bosnian war crimes

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic waited for his sentence in court in The Hague.

By Marlise Simons

His trial, followed by the three years of appeals, was the most important in the 23-year history of the UN tribunal and was widely seen as a test of whether the modern international criminal justice system could impose accountability on wartime leaders.

Editorial & Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

Advocates want Kraft to say he’s sorry

Credit: Globe staff photo illustration; Globe file photo

By Joan Vennochi

They should care more about the principle behind their causes than the man with all the money.

EDITORIAL

Boston shouldn’t make promises it won’t keep

Boston, MA--10/15/2018-- People held signs onstage as Mayor Walsh hosted a rally supporting immigrant families to speak out against the Trump Administration's change to the

What happened to Jose Martin Paz Flores raises uncomfortable questions about whether rules like the Trust Act are really protecting immigrants in Boston.

Opinion | Alissa Quart

A bigger scandal at colleges — underpaid professors

Photo illustration by Lesley Becker/Globe Staff; Adobe.

By Alissa Quart

Why are we not distraught by the ordinary scandal of adjunct mania at universities?

Metro

Robert Kraft asks judge to keep video from public view

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has rejected a plea deal offered by Florida prosecutors that would have required him to admit that he was guilty of soliciting prostitution when he twice visited a day spa in January, a Kraft ally said Wednesday.

By John R. Ellement and Danny McDonald

Kraft, who has denied engaging in any illegal activity, is said to have rejected a plea offer in relation to the solicitation charges against him, and his attorneys moved to keep any videos from being released.

Yvonne Abraham

It’s time for Kraft to own this

Houston, TX 2-1-17: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is pictured after he arrived and took his front row seat where NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (not pictured) held his annual Super Bowl press conference this afternoon in the Bush Ballroom at the Media Center in downtown Houston. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) reporter: various topic: Super Bowl

By Yvonne Abraham

Say this for Robert Kraft: His being charged with soliciting prostitution has done more to raise awareness of sex trafficking in a couple of weeks than he could have achieved with a lifetime of philanthropy.

Chilling details emerge in Boston kidnapping, rape case

Victor Pena in court earlier this month.

By Travis Andersen

Victor Pena, 38, accused of abducting a 23-year-old woman outside a Boston bar in January and holding her captive in Charlestown for three days, pleaded not guilty Wednesday.

Business & Tech

Chesto Means Business

State tax credits help cosmetic laser maker establish new HQ in Marlborough

By Jon Chesto

The Economic Assistance Coordinating Council approved $500,000 in state tax credits on Wednesday for Candela, a maker of cosmetic lasers, to help offset its relocation costs.

WORK SPACE

Dorchester church provides home for social entreprenuers

BOSTON, MA - 2/06/2019: Resonant Energy co-founder Isaac Baker works seated on a couch which they rehabilated, a slate table which an intern rehabilated with his feet ontop and a blackboard behind with the logo drawn on it. The company is a startup focused on providing solar power to low and middle income communities as well as non-profits including churches. Their office is in a wing of the 2nd Church of Dorchester, which they have installed solar panels on. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: BUSINESS TOPIC xxworkspace

By Max Reyes

Resonant Energy, a startup focused on providing solar power to low and middle income communities, is at home in the annex of the 2nd Church of Dorchester.

Flagship Pioneering raises $824m in VC round, its most ever

Flagship Pioneering CEO Noubar Afeyan (left) and the venture capital firm’s chief medical officer, Michael Rosenblatt.

By Jonathan Saltzman

The Cambridge firm said the money will be used to further boost companies it’s already launched.

Obituaries

Barbara Hammer, filmmaker of lesbian sexuality, dies at 79

By Richard Sandomir

Barbara Hammer was an experimental filmmaker who began celebrating lesbian sexuality and history in her work in the 1970s.

Charles ‘‘Chuck’’ Harmon, Cincinnati Reds’ first African-American player, dies at 94

Mr. Harmon had remained a familiar figure in Cincinnati as a participant in fan events. Among his Reds honors is a bronze plaque near their stadium entrance.

Okwui Enwezor, curator who remapped art world, dies at 55

Okwui Enwezor prepared his show “The Short Century” in New York in 2002.

By Jason Farago

Okwui Enwezor was an influential Nigerian curator whose large-scale exhibitions displaced European and U.S. art from its central position as he forged a new approach to art for a global age.

Sports

TARA SULLIVAN

Conor McGregor is not one we should be celebrating, and other thoughts . . .

Conor McGregor was cheered at TD Garden before the Bruins-Blue Jackets game Saturday.

By Tara Sullivan

The MMA star with a dubious history was a big hit at a Bruins game and the St. Patrick’s Day parade.

When it comes to an extension, Mookie Betts wants to be ‘treated fairly’ by Red Sox

Mookie Betts has two seasons remaining before free agency.

By Peter Abraham

The MVP outfielder has already turned down long-term offers from the Red Sox but remains open to further discussions.

CHAD FINN

When will we know what it is Mookie Betts wants?

Fort Myers, Fl- Feb 18, 2019-Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff--Red Sox Spring Training at JetBlue Park. Mookie Betts poses for pictures.

By Chad Finn

Though other pieces of the financial puzzle are falling into place now, he still may test the market in two years.

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