March for science

?In science we trust?: Rainy Boston rally draws thousands

Boston MA 04/22/2017 Some of the crowd at the March For Science on the Boston Common. Jonathan Wiggs /GlobeStaff) Reporter:Topic

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Scientists, doctors, and supporters gathered on the Boston Common in coordination with large gatherings in Washington, D.C. and across the country.

// Photos: The best signs from science marches around the world

Perhaps it shouldn?t surprise anyone that a worldwide coordinated effort of scientists and their supporters produced some of the wittiest and most creative rally signs.

// Trump pledges to protect environment while reducing ?burdens? on workers

President Trump said he would protect natural resources while ?reducing unnecessary burdens on American workers.?

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// Teaching a driverless car to turn left

In a perfect world, cars and trucks would never turn left. So imagine teaching a machine to turn left ? in Boston?s infamous traffic, no less?

American Airlines grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger on Friday.

Another day, another cellphone video of a conflict on an airplane

In an age of cellphone videos and social media, airlines are learning the hard way that it is essential to deescalate tense situations.



// Dustin Pedroia out of Red Sox? lineup for tonight?s game vs. Orioles

Steven Wright and Jayson Aquino (season debut) take the mound in this 7:05 p.m. game.

BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 21: Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox lays injured on the field after colliding at second base with Manny Machado #13 of the Baltimore Orioles in the eighth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 21, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

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Was Pedroia?s spiking overblown? We take a closer look

The incident forced Pedroia to exit Friday?s game in the eighth inning and kept him out of the lineup Saturday.


// The Garden won?t go dark for the Celtics or Bruins

Boston sports fans endured a rough bunch of days in the hours leading up to Friday?s wins.


// Hernandez funeral set for Monday in his Conn. hometown

A private funeral for convicted killer and former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has been set for Monday afternoon.

// Hernandez?s fiancee may sue prison for failing to prevent suicide

The attorney for Hernandez?s fiancee said she may sue state prison officials for failing to prevent his suicide.

// Trump says he?ll mark 100 days with Pennsylvania rally

President Donald Trump will hold a ?BIG? rally in Pennsylvania to mark his first 100 days in office.

// Body of man in his 20s found near Esplanade

The body of a man believed to be in his mid-20s was found early Saturday morning on the bicycle path near the Charles River Esplanade.

Debra Sarjeant, the wife of murder victim Charleston Sarjeant, placed flowers on her husband's casket at Oak Lawn Cemetery as their three children looked on.

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25 years later, the fallout from a Boston murder remains

Even in the blood-soaked early ?90s, Charleston Sarjeant?s beating stood out for its shocking pointlessness.

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When are some of the area?s best clam shacks and ice cream stands opening?

Here is the skinny on some clam shacks, ice cream shops, and more.

// Rare Declaration of Independence copy found ? in UK

Harvard researchers uncovered the document in a tiny records office in the town of Chichester archives.

// Marijuana panel chair aims to kill off black market quickly

A key state senator wants to kill the black market for marijuana by keeping the tax on the drug low when it is sold legally next year.

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// How to help Massachusetts retailers

Retail stores have taken a real hit in the last several years ? and Massachusetts should look for ways to help.

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// The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn?t immune. But something was happening here.


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// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// The 31 best signs people are carrying at the March for Science

One of the best parts of any march is the signs ? and today?s march is delivering on that front.