With many federal workers now losing hope that they'll get a paycheck this week, stress is mounting. But so are some efforts to help the hundreds of thousands affected by the ongoing shutdown — including about 8,000 in Massachusetts. In Boston this week, a pop-up food pantry opened for men and women of the Coast Guard, the only branch of the armed services working without pay. Coasties, as they're called, who usually rush to rescue others in peril, stepped up to help their own, forming a...
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