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Gun rights are different from your travel rights

What if the National Rifle Association is right that the no-fly list shouldn’t be used for denying people guns, as President Barack Obama has...

Boston doesn’t need all that Olympic attention

Boston’s world-class universities and hospitals make it a globally significant metropolis. But its residents have rejected the cosmopolitan dream of hosting the 2024 Summer...

An execution awaits Tsarnaev for Boston bombing

In retrospect, it seems inevitable that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev would get the death penalty. He’s a self-acknowledged terrorist who killed and maimed...

Should victims say how the Boston bomber will pay?

Should Bill and Denise Richard, who lost their 8-year-old son Martin in the Boston Marathon bombing, have a special say in whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...

Aaron Hernandez and Dark Side of ‘Boston Strong’

The big murder trial that’s been obsessing Bostonians has ended with a guilty verdict. No, you’re not having déjà vu. Today’s jury decision came...

If businesses can legally talk, they can pray too

Do corporations have a right to religious liberty? The contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act has made this abstract-sounding question into the hottest...
IN RHODE ISLAND, a pension-reform plan hailed as a national model is being challenged as unconstitutional, says Harvard professor and Bloomberg News Columnist Noah Feldman. / COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

R.I.’s needed pension cuts pass legal test

BOSTON - From Athens to Rome to Providence, the painful truth about pensions is the same: Unfunded liabilities need to be reformed, and unions...
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