Advocates speak out as suicides soar at county jails

Said the parent of one victim: ?They left him everything to hang himself. What a horrible mistake they made.?

Dr. Richard Field, left, and Dr. Lina Bolanos

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A last-second plea for help led police to slaying site

Drs. Richard Field and Lina Bolanos were anesthesiologists who were engaged, and their deaths left behind ?an inescapable void.?

// Will UMass Boston be able to maintain its unique mission?

With a massive budget deficit, some fear the university may be forced to abandon its focus on serving local students.


A man cast his ballot early Sunday in Saint Jean de Luz, in southwestern France.

French voters head to the polls to choose a new president

Polls are now open across the country, with preliminary results expected late Sunday.

// He hoped to reclaim his record at Everest, but paid for it with his life

Min Bahadur Sherchan, 85, wanted to once again be the oldest climber to reach the summit. He died Saturday at base camp, officials said.

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President Donald Trump.

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Scores of lawsuits against Trump clog up federal courts

This president has been sued nearly three times the number of his three predecessors combined at this point of their presidencies.


// Amid nudity flap, board member resigns at Children?s Theatre

Company staffers went on strike Saturday as the theater scrambled with the fallout from a dispute over a production of ?One Flew Over the Cuckoo?s Nest.?

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//[1]-10134.jpg All smiles as health care flatlines

In this world, what Republicans did on Thursday is cynical, but it?s not necessarily suicidal.

Clown Ivan Vargas showed Nathan Harrington, of Duxbury, how to spin a ball before Saturday?s performance in Providence.

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As the circus leaves town, they have the last laugh

Some 40 other former circus performers ? most of them clowns ? will be in Providence on Sunday to bid adieu to the Greatest Show on Earth.



// The Celtics, Red Sox, and what happens when rivalries get nasty

Rivalries inspire men of all ages to do stupid things based on nothing more than intensity and emotion.


// Belichick?s adaptability makes him brilliant. He?s shown it this offseason

It?s safe to say the Patriots have been aggressive and have exercised a more myopic view this offseason.

// An injured father, a powerful moment for BC softball

Star slugger Tatiana Cortez delivered for her paralyzed father in a game played in his honor.


// See it all on this boot camp-style tour of Berkshires culture

Follow these itineraries to maximize the dance, theater, and fine arts fun and still have time for a picnic.

Camden Hills State Park offers spectacular views of Camden, Penobscot, and the surrounding islands.

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Battle of the ?happiest seaside towns? in New England

Camden, Maine, and Orleans were named to the list of top happiest seaside towns. But which one is happier?

// Laura Poitras takes on the contradictions of Julian Assange in ?Risk?

The documentarian?s film on the controversial WikiLeaks founder took disturbing twists and turns.

// Why don?t we vote on weekends?

Supporters of weekend elections say Americans would also vote in greater numbers if they didn?t have to wait in lines at polling places before or after work.

// Unity, the answer to fighting bigotry, was theme at MIT gathering

The gathering of more than 100 people came amid an apparent rising tide of bigotry and prejudice.

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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 tiny fish that has helped unlock the mysteries of human disease

Through studying zebrafish, Harvard?s Leonard Zon has found genes that cause human diseases.