- For pair, a long fight on military sexual assault: Representative Niki Tsongas teamed up with a Republican colleague to combat what they saw as an epidemic of predation virtually ignored by Pentagon leaders. Bryan Bender reports from Washington.
Menino transit aide takes state post: Thomas J. Tinlin will become chief of operations and maintenance for the state's roads and highways, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced.Eric Moskowitz reports.
- Sometimes, the system works: Cases like that of Jeremiah Oliver, the missing boy from Fitchburg, become a symbol of dysfunction, but one little girl is a reminder that the foster care system can help children. Columnist Joanna Weiss details.