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Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell get something right: criminal justice reform

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It’s a rare day when both Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell earn praise for pushing forward bipartisan legislation.

Renée Graham

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President Trump has no sense of humor.

Michael A. Cohen

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If Trump and those around him did nothing wrong, why have they consistently lied about it?

Opinion | George Q. Daley, Ashish Jha, and Aaron Bernstein

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Health care professionals know that climate change has made providing care for our patients more difficult.

JEFF JACOBY

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Conservatives shouldn’t condemn a liberal who expressed a conservative insight — that the Constitution protects us from overreaching politicians.

FILE-- In this Sept. 13, 2018 file image taken from video provided by WCVB in Boston, flames consume a home of Lawrence, Mass. police officer Ivan Soto in Lawrence, Mass, a suburb of Boston. Officials announced that most have been connected back to their service following the fires, explosions and loss of their main heating utility, but there are many issues which still need to be solved. (WCVB via AP)

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Opinion | Ayanna Pressley, Darlene Lombos, and Jessica Tang

Governor Baker, it’s time to hold gas utilities accountable

The safety of our communities depends on the governor using his power to intervene with National Grid.

EDITORIAL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/17/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Advance/Images/Clipboard-0244.jpg Time to rein in Russian trolls on social media

Techno-giants and government need to unite in a battle to save future elections from the next disinformation campaign.

Opinion | Terry Wilcox

/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/28bizPills2.psd A dangerous plan for rationing essential prescription drugs

Restricting prescription drugs for those with chronic diseases is not the solution to lower prices.

Letters

Letters

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President Trump and members of Congress are staring at a partial government shutdown Friday if they don’t reach accord.

Letters

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“Newbury had no choice but to provide bigger and bigger discounts to their stated tuition in order to attract students.”

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Newbury College is another casualty of our runaway student loan dependence

“Newbury had no choice but to provide bigger and bigger discounts to their stated tuition in order to attract students.”

Letters

With each site’s closing, Harvard Square loses its flavor

“It appears the battle is over, and the chains, which can afford outrageous rents, are ever increasing and likely here to stay.”

Michael A. Cohen

President Trump’s house of lies

If Trump and those around him did nothing wrong, why have they consistently lied about it?

Renée Graham

Trump is a better punchline than president, and he hates it

President Trump has no sense of humor.

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Brainiac

Big Data: the broiler chicken is the most numerous bird on the planet

22.7 Billion chickens — that’s how many broiler chickens are being raised for food at any given time.

Ideas | Daniel Grant

You can buy a painting, but it’s not really yours

If you buy a book or a t-shirt, you can do with it what you like. Art? Not so much.

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