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A history of abortion in the US: How we arrived at the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Those who’ve been watching the abortion rights debate closely were not surprised that the conservative majority Supreme Court would eviscerate what has been a constitutional right for nearly 50 years. Here are the key moments that brought us to this point.

LOVE LETTERS

He has a sexual function problem. Could this scare potential partners away?

His fear of rejection has prevented him from reaching out and making social connections.

PARENTING UNFILTERED

Vaccines for little kids are finally here. Why aren’t we more excited?

After more than two years of COVID, who has the capacity for glee?

CHRISTOPHER MUTHER

An ABBA-obsessed guide to Stockholm

I may have gotten drenched by persistent rain in Stockholm, but no amount of rain could dampen my excitement over this long-overdue ABBA pilgrimage.

A guide to some of the best beaches on Cape Cod

As the region eases into another reliably gorgeous season, we’ve rounded up some of the best beaches to go visit, and what to expect when you get there.

A guide to some of the best beaches in Rhode Island

For such a tiny state, Rhode Island certainly carries its weight in beautiful beaches.

A guide to some of the best beaches in Greater Boston

If venturing slightly outside the city limits is within your wherewithal, we’ve rounded up a few destinations worth checking out.

A guide to some of the best beaches in Maine

The water may be colder, the coastline rockier, and in some spots you might as well be in Canada — but Maine’s beaches are well worth a visit.


TABLES

Blue Ribbon Sushi opens in Kenmore Square; Fresh Pond gets a beer garden

Plus, Pasta Beach Rowe's Wharf returns after a 2019 fire — and other restaurant news you can use.

Biden administration moves to expand Title IX protections

The Biden administration proposed a dramatic overhaul of campus sexual assault rules on Thursday, acting to expand protections for LGBTQ students, bolster the rights of victims and widen colleges’ responsibilities in addressing sexual misconduct.

TRAVEL

The urge for going: Choosing to return to Europe after a two-year hiatus

As we weighed risks and rewards, we decided we wouldn’t be comfortable in a completely foreign place. So we settled on Spain because we know the country and speak the language and could spend much of our time outdoors.

THE VIP LOUNGE

Linda Powell on wearing the hotel robe, reading the free paper, and finally exhaling

We caught up with the actress – currently in the Broadway-bound “A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Story,” at the Emerson Colonial Theatre – to talk about all things travel.

TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER

I booked my JetBlue tickets on Orbitz. Now they’re gone.

When Benjamin Eckstein shows up at the airport for his flight from Boston to San Jose, his airline says he doesn’t have a ticket. Whose fault is this mess, and how does he clean it up?

HERE, THERE, AND EVERYWHERE

New cabins in Maine, a Cape bucket list book, and foldable trekking poles

Travelers looking for the next-new-thing may want to check out The Wanderer Cottages, debuting this month in Kennebunk, Maine. Plus, more travel news you can use.

LOVE LETTERS

I’m so afraid of getting pregnant

"How do I get over this particular mental hurdle?"

TRAVEL

Don’t drink the hotel’s muddy swill. Pack a coffee kit.

This travel-friendly coffee gear helps you stay well caffeinated on the road.