Long Reads

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The Committee to Destroy Elizabeth Warren

Inside conservative America’s scheme to end our senior senator’s presidential campaign before it even starts.

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Xed Out: Why Generation X Is Leaving Boston’s Workforce

Wedged between boomers and millennials, Gen Xers are getting pushed out of their jobs—and boy, is Boston gonna miss them.

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Five Years After the Marathon Bombing, Is Boston Still Traumatized?

Five years after my first and last Boston Marathon, I can’t help but wonder: Is Boston still traumatized?

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DraftKings CEO Jason Robins Regrets Nothing

He fearlessly defeated half a dozen attorneys general and the federal government on his way to building a billion-dollar startup and the most powerful consumer tech company in town. But now that the battle is over, is Robins still the right man for the job?

Arts & Entertainment

The Cheers Conspiracy

Before there was the place where everybody knows your name, there was the eerily similar Park St. Under. Was it the basis for the most famous TV show about Boston ever made?

Education

Is Harvard Broken?

The soul of the university is up for grabs as it faces questions about student life, PC culture, and how to manage its gazillion-dollar endowment.

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Koh, What a Life

Andover. The Ivy League. Mayor Marty Walsh’s number two. Is there anything Dan Koh can’t do? Now that he’s running for Congress, we’re about to find out.

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Aw, Rats! Boston’s Rats Are in Charge. We Just Live Here.

They nest in our homes. They breed faster than rabbits. Make no mistake: Boston’s rats are in charge. We just live here.

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Talk of the Town

If you’re not on with Eagan and Braude, you’re no one in this city. How WGBH’s dynamic radio duo became the only voices that matter.

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The Billion-Dollar Travel Agent

Tech wizard Paul English wrestled with bipolar disorder, cofounded Kayak, and transformed the way we travel. Now that he’s sold the billion-dollar business, everyone wants to know: Can he do it again?

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How Far Would You Go to Save Your Little Girl?

An Ipswich family’s quest to invent a cure for their youngest daughter’s rare genetic disorder.

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The Subtle Art of Being Ernie Boch Jr.

The auto tycoon and Trump supporter wants to save the arts in Boston—he thinks.

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Shot in the Dark

One local drug company is trying to end the opioid crisis with a single shot. But is the cure all it’s cracked up to be?

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Inside the Secret Lives of Massachusetts Gun Owners

Inside the secret lives of Massachusetts gun owners.

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Is Ed Markey Really the Best We Can Do?

Or in a political world gone mad, is Massachusetts’ other senator the only one in Washington who still knows the art of the deal?