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Helping survivors of military sexual trauma

“When you bury things for so long, it damages you internally,” said Jennifer Norris, who says she was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, severe depression, and anxiety, resulting from military sexual trauma.


With the US Department of Veterans Affairs calling military sexual trauma “an epidemic,” the rising number of women veterans affected by MST brings a need for specialized care.

Edward Brian Halloran, murdered in 1982.

Court won’t hear appeals from Bulger victim’s family

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal over whether the estate of a man allegedly killed by James ‘‘Whitey’’ Bulger should get millions from the government.

Opinion | Dr. Donald M. Berwick

In health care, cheaper can mean better

Can the state’s health care be universal, excellent, and far less expensive? Absolutely, writes the former head of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

“American Masters” profiles Johnny Carson, who as host of “The Tonight Show” from 1962 to 1992 commanded the world of late-night television.

Television Review

Closer look at the ‘King of Late Night’

“American Masters” profiles Johnny Carson, who as host of “The Tonight Show” from 1962 to 1992 commanded the world of late-night television.

Mattapan housing nonprofit faltering

The Mattapan Community Development Corp., founded in 1996 to create more affordable housing for low- and middle-income residents, is all but defunct.

Massachusetts cuts county jails’ HIV programs

The state has eliminated more than $1 million for HIV testing and education in county jails, alarming sheriffs who fear the cuts threaten inmates’ health.

JPMorgan chief investment officer retiring after $2b loss

Ina Drew, one of the highest-ranking women on Wall Street, oversaw the trading group responsible for the bad trade.

Court warns on jurors’ Web use

The Massachusetts Appeals Court has called on judges to better police jurors’ use of social media to make sure they do not discuss cases online, and thus risk a mistrial.

For 38 minutes Saturday night, Kevin Garnett had his hands on every aspect of the game.

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Kevin Garnett’s move to center key to Celtics’ success

Garnett, who turns 36 Saturday, has been turning back the clock with his performances since moving to the center position for the Celtics in February.


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Yahoo’s Thompson reportedly has thyroid cancer

Scott Thompson, who was pressured to give up his CEO post because of resume embellishments, has thyroid cancer, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Nation & World

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Chances for Greek pact dim

Prospects grew worse for a unity coalition in Greece, with a key left-wing party balking at joining forces with those who favor the loan agreement with foreign creditors.