?Here we go again?: Boston?s female firefighters say little has changed

Yvette Ram said a Boston Fire Department personnel chief refused to accept some of her complaints.

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Women are a tiny fraction of the Boston force, and they say they?re subjected to harassment, discrimination, and sexism. The fire commissioner says he does not ?tolerate any type of intimidation or any type of discrimination.?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/12/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Rex_Afghan_Army_soldiers_graduation_9629947B.jpg The Pentagon is tight-lipped about what?s up in Afghanistan

Just as the Pentagon began sending thousands more troops to Afghanistan in 2017, it also began classifying key war metrics it had made public.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/13/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AP18132752890157.jpg Authorities were keeping an eye on Paris attacker

A judicial official says the Chechen man had been on the radar of police because of radicalism.


Yvonne Abraham

Sadness, frustration ? and, at the end, hopefully joy

For women who have trouble conceiving, today can be rough. For those who finally have a child, it?s a true blessing.

St. Paul's School is a private school in Concord, N.H.

Another St. Paul?s student sues over an alleged sexual assault

The student says a classmate forced her to perform sex acts against her will and that other boys groped her without consent.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Chin051218MtIdaGraduation_Met1.jpg ?They can never take our memories, our connections?

Newton?s Mount Ida College held its final commencement ceremony Saturday, and graduates asked the school?s president and board of trustees not to attend.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Rinaldi07jpshooting01.jpg Police arrest Dorchester man in killing of 2 men in JP

Wilvin Guity, 28, will be arraigned Monday in Roxbury District Court on two counts of murder for the deaths of Christopher Joyce, 23, and Clayborn Blair, 58.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_olderpriests_metro086.jpg Age hasn?t diminished the spirit of these senior priests

A group of priests in their 80s and 90s gathered at Boston?s Regina Cleri to reflect on the decades that they served in the church.

Starts & Stops

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner040518METRO08RailEngineers57b.jpg State Senate backs study on electrification of T rail system

The chamber?s proposed budget would set the stage for the T to run electric service on two commuter lines.

A vial of a compound inside a lab at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

This Cambridge nonprofit is seeking every drug ever developed

A local biomedical institute wants to see if drugs can be used to treat diseases besides those for which they were intended.

NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers at Celtics | 3:30 p.m. (ABC)


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_celts1_spts-001.jpg LeBron can be a one-man show, but he has a capable supporting cast

The Celtics must neutralize Kevin Love, J.R. Smith, and Kyle Korver if they want to claim the Eastern Conference title.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-19351.jpg The Patriot Way doesn?t usually work in the NBA. The Celtics are different

It?s supposed to be straightforward ? you lose your stars, you lose games.

Connections | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/01/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Boston_allfamilyFinal02.jpg A mother discovers she may be related to her adopted son

Years after adopting a baby boy in Lithuania, I discovered my ancestors may have walked the same cobblestone streets as his.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Hats_07.jpg Ahead of royal wedding, women make fascinators in Winthrop

?A hat to me is a really important piece of clothing,? said Sandra Joneck-Schiff.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tara_sullivan_20171204.jpg Getting rid of cheerleading is not the solution for the NFL

Taking aim at the women rather than their bosses further punishes the victims.

A Palestinian refugee and her child separated from their home by the ?green line? after the 1948 war.

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The Palestinians? real ?nakba?

In the months that followed the birth of Israel, hundreds of thousands of Jews became refugees. Palestinians can learn from their example.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/PrivateEquity2.jpg Private equity is losing its luster; too bad you?re already invested.

Most of the easy money has been plucked.

Bella English

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/07/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/BellaEnglish_13zobella_03_zo.jpg When the trail hits back

A plan to hike the trail that runs the length of Rhode Island seemed like a good idea at the time.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/11/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_TI2OQ.jpg Missing for 48 hours: Pentagon details Army sergeant?s final moments in Niger

No figure in the ambush in Niger has commanded more attention than La David Johnson.

Devra First

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/07/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/Boghosian_09spyce15_LIFE.jpg Robots made me lunch. I enjoyed it. Is that so wrong?

What happens when machines take over the kitchen? At Spyce in downtown Boston, we are about to find out.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/08/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/17321_LL_Podcast_Episode_8_Tease.png Why can?t we be friends?

It?s easy to say you?ll remain chummy with your ex. It?s much harder to actually do.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Opinion & Ideas

Rachel Slade

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/10/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/el%20faro.jpg How cheap is too cheap?

The global economy, which drives prices ever lower, depends on global shipping. So if shipping companies can?t survive relentless competition, who can?


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