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Trump is delivering the judiciary Republicans dreamed about

FILE - In this March 22, 2017, file photo, then-Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch speaks during his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Donald Trump’s unpredictable, pugnacious approach to the presidency often worked against him as Republicans navigated a tumultuous but ultimately productive year in Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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Trump appointees are building a conservative network intent on reshaping the law.

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The UK needs a do-over debate on leaving the European Union.

Opinion | Haider Warraich

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The Mass. Medical Society has dropped its opposition to medical aid-in-dying. So should the Legislature.

Opinion | John B. Kelly

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The state’s proposed “end-of-life options” bill would put my life and thousands in Massachusetts at risk.

Renée Loth

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Zoning reform would help create more affordable housing and repair the state’s longstanding economic and racial disparities.

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There are many things to like in the MBTA’s plan for a new fare collection system, if the T exercises vigilance over the contractor.

Alex Beam

The hypnotic simplicity of blue

America’s favorite color can be calm, authoritative, and of course, marketable.

Opinion | Margery Eagan

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Marijuana is helping pain sufferers get off opioids. The Mass. US attorney should declare it exempt from prosecution.

Opinion | Michael Rosbash

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Renée Loth

Zoning reform offers a path to economic equality and social integration

Zoning reform would help create more affordable housing and repair the state’s longstanding economic and racial disparities.

Opinion | Haider Warraich

Doctors should be allowed to help patients die

The Mass. Medical Society has dropped its opposition to medical aid-in-dying. So should the Legislature.

Opinion | John B. Kelly

The Mass. Legislature must say ‘no’ to assisted suicide

The state’s proposed “end-of-life options” bill would put my life and thousands in Massachusetts at risk.

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Tony Blair is right: Vote again on Brexit

The UK needs a do-over debate on leaving the European Union.

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