Divided Nation

Suspicion of US government reaches a new level in Texas

Jim Dillon, who spoke out against the Jade Helm 15 military exercise, keeps a couple of pistols in each car.

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The conflict about the Jade Helm 15 exercise illustrates some of the most confounding political divisions in the country.

Navy Blue Angels performed a fly-over to begin the graduation and commencement ceremony for the US Naval Academy.

Navy’s Blue Angels to fly over Boston at noon

The jets will fly at least twice over the east side of the city and twice over the west for a team photo shoot, the Navy said in a statement.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/dogs150-8829.jpg In these offices, every day is bring your dog to work day

At 51 Melcher St. in Fort Point, some 30 dogs are registered at one of the growing number of dog-friendly workplaces in the US.

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Alchemy & Science, an incubator created by Boston Beer chairman Jim Koch, has major plans for four new brands of craft beer.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy-7116.jpg Deflategate a stunning fall for Tom Brady

It’s getting tougher every day to separate the deeds of Brady from the sins of the Patriots franchise.

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The boy who burned inside

There was no one to protect Marco Flores, and, just 9 when it started, he couldn’t protect himself. But then one day he realized that others he loved were in danger, and that it was up to him to end it.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/02/26/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/bus%20inspections1-1536865.jpg Fung Wah bus line may shut down for good

The bus line was unable to find a pickup and drop-off location in the Boston area following regulatory action.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_21BPL-2_metro[1]-8692.jpg Walsh to meet with library officials about missing art

Mayor Walsh vowed that any audit of the BPL’s collection will be controlled by his office, not the library system.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/shootings_03.jpg Boy shot in Dorchester improving as police try to curb violence

The police commissioner is mapping out a strategy to deal with gun-related violence in the city this summer, Mayor Walsh said.

Boston-05/22/15- Chinatown-worst restaurant is Best Bar B Q Restaurant on Beach Street. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki (metro)

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Widespread violations found at Boston’s food spots

At least two violations that can cause food-borne illness were discovered at more than 1,350 restaurants during 2014.

Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav.

Media CEOs are the highest-paid US executives

David Zaslav, head of Discovery Communications, earned $156.1 million in 2014.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/06nanny202-8812.jpg New doubts are cast on shaken-baby diagnoses

Some defense lawyers have seized on research that questions the links to certain types of brain injuries.

Warm with chance of showers for rest of week

High levels of humidity will bring a chance for showers and thunderstorms to the area, the National Weather Service said.

A BRA sketch from 1965, the year of the first planning effort, of a recast Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Like Mayor Walsh, Menino had his eye on 2030

Major planning exercises from the past can offer important insights as Walsh tries to build a vision for the future.

Assets at Boston’s five biggest family nonprofits rise to $3.5b

The top five foundations are funded by fortunes made in cable television, hedge funds, real estate, and baseball.

The Big Picture

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Oil spill in California

The governor declared a state of emergency after about 105,000 gallons of oil were spilled, affecting nine miles of the scenic coast.