Boston Globe

23 articles
Avatar_57x57

Church Allowed Abuse by Priest for Years

The original article that inspired the movie Spotlight.

Avatar_57x57

The Life and Times of Strider Wolf

When he was 2, Strider was severely beaten by his mother’s boyfriend. Today, at 6, Strider lives with his grandparents in rural Maine, in and out of poverty, trying to make it.

Avatar_57x57

The Boy Who Burned Inside

After years of sexual abuse by a neighbor, a teenager takes matters into his own hands.

Avatar_57x57

How We’re Failing Our Female Veterans

From equipment that doesn’t fit to an ill-equipped VA medical system.

Avatar_57x57

Defending Those Accused of Unthinkable Crimes

On the lawyers who defend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Jared Loughner and Whitey Bulger.

Avatar_57x57

How Could a Woman Just Vanish?

On July 22, 2013, 66-year-old Gerry Largay began hiking a 32 mile section of the Appalachian Trail. She hasn’t been heard from since.

Avatar_57x57

The Secret World of the Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Kings

Why America, and every other street in Massachusetts, runs (or will eventually run) on Dunkin’.

Avatar_57x57

They Heard the Call of Freedom, a Summons that Still Haunts

“They thought they were going to change the world,” he says of the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project volunteers. “They didn’t expect that white folks would be so vicious.”

Avatar_57x57

The Unforgotten

The people who go missing while crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, and the people who attempt to identify their remains.