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Opinion

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Commentary

Black Dads Are Doing Best of All

One of the most persistent statistical bludgeons of people who want to blame black people for any injustice or inequity they encounter is this: According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2013 in nearly 72 percent More...

Obituaries

Claire G. Hurd

Claire Greenlaw Hurd was born in Bangor, Maine, on Aug. 17, 1927. She lived in Franklin, MA and Maine for most of her youth. She believed strongly in education and was dedicated to graduating from high school. More...

Nation/World

Data shows abortion rate in New England is declining

PROVIDENCE, R.I.   The number of abortions performed annually in New England is declining, according to an Associated Press data analysis, echoing a nationwide trend. But at least two groups attribute the drop to different factors.  More...