One of many demonstrations highlighting what has been called a national epidemic of campus sexual assault. Wolfram Burner/Flickr hide caption

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Anti-abortion protester Eleanor McCullen stands at the painted edge of a 35-foot buffer zone outside a Planned Parenthood location in Boston in December. She says she'll fight Massachusetts' new bill just like she did the last one. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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For Most Kids, Nice Finishes Last

A Harvard researcher says teens feel their parents prioritize success and feeling good over kindness — and so they do, too.

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Tom Robichaud launched his business, Discreet Intervention, six months ago. Here, he works his dog in a vacant office building, hitting on a cylinder containing cocainelike drugs. Pat Greenhouse/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Many colleges are grappling with how to define consensual sexual activity between students. Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, mandates that students get verbal permission before making any sexual advance. Peggy Turbett/The Plain Dealer/Landov hide caption

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Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo addresses a crowd during a Democratic Party convention last year. DeLeo unveiled a comprehensive gun bill Tuesday. Aram Boghosian/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Bonauto celebrates on May 17, 2005, the one-year anniversary of legal same-sex marriage in Massachusetts. Bonauto argued the case that benefited couples like Hillary and Julie Goodridge (at right), here with their daughter Annie. Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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Dartmouth College is one of 55 colleges and universities on the Education Department's list of institutions being investigated for how they've handled sexual assault cases. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Heather Abbott of Newport, R.I., shows off her "high-definition" prosthetic leg, which allows her to wear high heels and skirts. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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The phrase Boston Strong sprang up after last year's marathon bombings and is now ubiquitous around town. But some wonder if the commercialization of the slogan also trivializes the tragedy. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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