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In the Merrimack Valley, a vital experiment in criminal justice reform

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Court officials and a plucky nonprofit reimagine probation.

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SCOT LEHIGH

Prominent economists step up on climate change

A carbon tax-and-dividends plan gains favor with the economic experts.

JEFF JACOBY

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If religion in this country is shrinking, charitable giving and volunteering are likely to shrink too.

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Burnout among physicians has reached alarming levels, threatening public health, according to a recent report.

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It looks like it might be the same old game of musical chairs for problem priests — and that’s a problem for Cardinal Sean O’Malley.

Opinion | Niall Ferguson

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The Pythons were never very good at ending their sketches, and so it is with Brexit.

Opinion | John E. Fernández

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We can build better. Why? Because the United States is still the leader in new technologies of all kinds.

Dan Wasserman

Will Purdue answer for opioid deaths?

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has several addictions.

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A host of prescriptions for physician burnout

Burnout among physicians has reached alarming levels, threatening public health, according to a recent report.

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In the Merrimack Valley, a vital experiment in criminal justice reform

Court officials and a plucky nonprofit reimagine probation.

SCOT LEHIGH

Prominent economists step up on climate change

A carbon tax-and-dividends plan gains favor with the economic experts.

Renée Graham

White America, come get your children

Many are defending the Covington Catholic students, as if racist behavior is just another childhood phase.

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MICHAEL A. COHEN

The road to Trump’s impeachment takes a dramatic new turn

BuzzFeed’s report that President Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress is a qualitatively different story from everything we’ve learned up to this point.

Ideas | Kelly Kasulis

Is there a monogamy gene?

In only a few species do males stick around long enough to protect and help raise their young — and for years, that rare phenomenon has left scientists puzzled.

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