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Huntington Theater Company Will Remain At BU Theatre

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined leaders of the Huntington Theatre Company to announce the company’s new home, which will be its old home.

Police Investigate, Students Mourn Following Shooting Near Dorchester School

Students at Jeremiah Burke High School in Dorchester are mourning the loss of one of their own.

Steel-helmeted police pull a demonstrator toward police van as they arrest him during rioting in Philadelphia's North Side, August 1964. (AP)

Did Mass Incarceration Begin With The War On Poverty?

In her new book, “From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America,” Hinton argues that for all of Johnson’s important programs designed to fight poverty, his “war on crime” kicked off decades of mass incarceration in the U.S. that continues today.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh in Beijing with Mark Watts, executive director of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. (Courtesy C40)

Walsh Talks Climate Change, Transit, Emissions In Beijing

The summit included leaders from more than 50 U.S. and Chinese cities focused on creating strategies that put cities at the forefront of efforts to curb climate change.

Slavery In Colonial New England

Slaves were an integral part of the founding of America and of the colonial society, so seamlessly woven into the everyday experiences of the New England elite, that they were not often written about. Until now.

The MTA is pushing for a three-year moratorium on high-stakes tests like PARCC. (dcJohn/Flickr)

Can There Be A ‘Third Way’ In Education?

Some advocates say there’s a “third way” in education, one that incorporates the best ideas and practices from charter schools and district schools in an attempt to make all schools better. Can a “third way” work?

Muhammad Ali, center, leaves the Armed Forces induction center with his entourage after refusing to be drafted into the Armed Forces in 1967. (AP Photo)

The Boston Attorney Who Fought For Ali In U.S. Supreme Court

In 1971, Jonathan Shapiro was a young lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

Week In Review: Priority Enforcement Program, Transgender Bill And Public Records

Our Week In Review panelists — Shira Springer and Richard Tisei — go beyond the headlines.

Children’s Books And ‘New Yorker’ Covers: Chatham Artist Bob Staake On His Wide Range Of Illustrations

Bob Staake will be speaking on Saturday at Hubbub Children’s Book Festival in Copley Square.

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