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  • Historical Society explores scandalous legacy of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

    Historical Society explores scandalous legacy of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
    The small wooden trunk is covered with red leather, painted with an ocher floral embroidery and studded with brass nails — and it couldn't have announced its owner's intention more clearly.
  • Court blocks Mississippi from closing state's last abortion clinic

    After a series of setbacks, abortion rights advocates claimed a small victory Tuesday after a federal appeals court blocked a law that would have closed the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi. The law required that all physicians associated...

    In 'Bizarro World,' gun laws actually make sense

    Last week, I woke up in Bizzaro World. I'm sure the good folks of Boston, or just about anyone who has ever visited Beantown, would dispute that characterization. But, I was in town for a National Association of Black Journalists convention, and the...

    'Upskirting' banned in Boston after governor signs bill

    Guys who just days ago didn’t have to worry about jail time if they took a picture of what’s inside the skirt of a female passenger riding on a Boston trolley better think again after Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on Friday signed a bill to...

    Teens Plead Guilty to Bullying Girl Who Hanged Herself

    Teens Plead Guilty to Bullying Girl Who Hanged Herself
    NORTHAMPTON, Mass. -- Two teens in a group charged with bullying a newcomer to their school who committed suicide last year, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to lesser charges in a deal expected to erase more serious allegations. The deal was expected for all...