Harpoon president leaves Harvard club role amid criticism

Charles Storey.

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Charles M. Storey had suggested that admitting women to the secretive final clubs could increase sexual assaults.

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Joanne Peterson has been the grass-roots face of the fight to stem the epidemic that is killing four people a day in Massachusetts.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/Boghosian_31latenight24_MET.jpg T?s pension fund will continue fight to keep records secret

The attorney for the fund briefed board members Friday on ?constitutional? reasons for privacy.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AFP_9Q7C0.jpg Earthquake in Ecuador kills hundreds

The 7.8-magnitude quake killed at least 238 people and injured 1,557.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/200_donald_trump_pageant.jpg The pageant of Donald Trump?s dreams

A pin-up calendar competition was one of Trump?s first show business forays. Claims of sexism and lawsuits came next.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_thomas_larrabee.jpg Nantucket cranberry grower dies after falling into mud

Thomas Larrabee was suffering from hypothermia after being stuck chest deep in mud overnight Friday.

Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in East Boston

The victim was struck at Saratoga and Bennington streets at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday and died at the scene, police said.

Meteorologists fill a weather balloon with hydrogen before it is released at the US Weather Bureau, Washington, D.C., circa 1935.
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IDEAS | James Rodger Fleming

Oysters, beer, and a meteorological breakthrough

Meet the MIT bon vivant genius who revolutionized weather.

Defending champion Joshua Cassidy, of Canada, fifth front right, starts the wheelchair division of the 117th running of the Boston Marathon, in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)


Josh Cassidy looks to beat the course, the competition, and the conditions. Again.

Cassidy was three weeks old when doctors diagnosed neuroblastoma, a cancer of the spine and stomach.


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Both countries have a deep list of marathon contenders for this summer?s Rio Games.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_patrick_downes.jpg He lost a leg in the bombings and now will run the Boston Marathon

Everyone at Walter Reed wanted to know: When would Patrick Downes start running again?


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jacoby-1738.jpg The Obama Doctrine has made the world more dangerous

In Libya, Iraq, and Syria, the Obama Doctrine has been a disaster.

Avery Bradley injured his hamstring in the fourth quarter of Game 1 against the Hawks.

Avery Bradley ?very unlikely? to return for rest of Celtics-Hawks series

Coach Brad Stevens said the guard?s hamstring strain is ?pretty significant.?


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To get a date, take up space

An expansive posture pays dividends in the dating world.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/17/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_botor4_spts.jpg Blue Jays hold off Red Sox? late push

The Sox struck for a pair of runs in the ninth but had their three-game win streak end.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/12/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/wiggs_Feature_583950.jpg A Boston story in 50 words

A fateful trip to Logan changes a sister?s life.

Yvonne Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/abrahamy-10586.jpg What is Charlie Baker waiting for?

The governor is now way behind the curve on the pending transgender rights bill.

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/15/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/05259452.jpg Biggest moments in the 9 Democratic debates

The matchup between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in Brooklyn Thursday night may well have been their final one.

The Big Picture

Return to Palmyra

Syrians returned to the destroyed city of Palmyra this week after being forced to flee almost a year ago during intense fighting.