?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.?


The Pentagon is tight-lipped about the war in Afghanistan

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

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.


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.

//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.

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/2011-2020/2018/05/06/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.

Students filed into into Blue Hills Bank Pavilion for the final commencement ceremony for Mount Ida College.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

?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.

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


//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.

?Saturday Night Live? moms to their kids: Quit it with the Trump jokes already!

?Saturday Night Live? allowed cast members to invite their mothers on stage, in honor of Mother?s Day. And those moms had something to say.

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.

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.

The Rev. Joseph Smyth, 89, knelt for a moment of prayer in the chapel at Regina Cleri.

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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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/02/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/IMG_1432.jpg Argentina?s capital is a seductive pleasure that transcends the tango and Evita

What?s it like to conquer Buenos Aires in 60 hours? Picture sitting down to a nine-course meal and being told that you have 15 minutes to consume it all.


//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.

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.

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.

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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