Democrats are searching for a clear message as they battle Trump

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi during a news conference at the Capitol earlier this month.

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The Democrats have hopes of winning the House of Representatives in November, but don’t seem to have a unifying vision other than being against President Trump.

// Trump says US team in N. Korea planning summit with Kim

President Trump’s tweet Sunday afternoon was the latest signal that his concerns about the North’s stance toward the summit had been allayed.

// George H.W. Bush back in the hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized Sunday in Maine after he experienced low blood pressure and fatigue, a spokesman said.

Teenager fatally shot in Worcester Saturday night

The 16-year-old boy, whose name has not been released, was found lying in the road with gunshot wounds, police said in a statement.

This undated photo provided by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office shows a note florida authorities say a woman slipped to a staff member at an animal hospital in Florida. Authorities say the woman was beaten and held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend, and escaped when she convinced him bring their dog to the animal hospital, where she slipped the note to a staff member. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 39-year-old Jeremy Floyd was arrested at DeLand Animal Hospital. (Volusia County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Volusia County Sheriff's Office via AP

Woman held captive slips note to veterinary employee

A woman who was held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend escaped when she convinced him to bring their dog to an animal hospital — and then slipped a note to a staff member.

// Mueller’s probe into Trump is a ‘rigged investigation,’ Giuliani says

Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that he does not see Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian involvement in the election as legitimate. “Not any more, I don’t,” he said.

// UMass Boston and Meehan: Where did it go wrong?

The UMass system’s move to buy the Mount Ida College campus — for UMass Amherst’s use — has further fractured the relationship between Marty Meehan and Harbor Point.

// Saturday’s heat a distant memory as clouds, wind, and chilly temperatures move in

A cold front has brought plummeting temperatures and potential rain, but the holiday should be rain free.

// Trump accused N.Y. Times of making up a source. It didn’t

The president said the Times quoted a White House official “who doesn’t exist.” Other outlets were in on the same conference call, though.

// Catholic Church is the big loser in Irish abortion referendum

First it was the same-sex marriage referendum in 2015, now it’s the vote to repeal a restrictive abortion ban. The landslide result is another step in the country’s shift to the left.

Boston, MA--5/27/2018-- Wade Boggs lifts his cap to the crowd as he is announced for the Red Sox alumni game. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Reporter:

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‘Somehow it still felt familiar’: Former Red Sox players return for alumni game

Julio Lugo absolutely crushed a home run off Pedro Martinez, as Team Luis Tiant beat Team Dwight Evans, 2-0.


// Chris Sale gets knocked around by Braves

Sale gave up six runs over 4 innings as the Red Sox were denied a three-game sweep at Fenway.


// Game 7 against LeBron James: It doesn’t get better than this

The young Celtics are getting the ultimate opportunity and a unique learning experience. Tonight, we’ll see if they have what it takes to end LeBron James’s reign in the East.

// Forget protein shakes. The newest workout supplement? Weed, man.

A growing number of people are toking up before hitting the weight room, sports field, or mixed martial arts gym.

Allston, MA - May 26, 2018: Jack White performs during the Boston Calling Music Festival in Allston, MA on May 26, 2018. With 45 musical acts, seven comedians, two podcasts, and one Natalie Portman performing on three stages and one arena over the course of three days, Boston Calling has never offered festival-goers so many options. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: arts reporter:

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music review

At Boston Calling, a missed opportunity to mix it up

The festival’s second day featured Jack White, St. Vincent, and other alt rockers at one end of the grounds, hip-hop and R&B artists at the other.

Boston, MA - 5/27/2018 - Singer Thundercat performs at the Boston Calling music festival in Boston, MA, May 27, 2018. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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Boston Calling

A chilly Day 3 to close out Boston Calling

The last day of the three-day festival brought chilly temperatures and rain, but that didn’t stop people from coming out.


Dorchester Marine’s name finally added to local Vietnam veterans memorial

A fallen Marine’s family succeeded in adding his name to the Dorchester memorial decades after he died in Vietnam.

Will Power, of Australia, leads Simon Pagenaud, of France, though the first turn during the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)


Will Power wins the Indy 500

Power took the lead with four laps to go, and gave team owner Roger Penske a 17th win in the Indy 500. Danica Patrick crashed in the final start of her racing career.

Pastry chef Joshua Livsey displays the Boston cream pie at Harvest restaurant.

Has the Boston cream pie changed for the worse?

The “Sweet Caroline” of desserts has been manipulated beyond recognition.

Globe Magazine

// From war-torn Somalia to Maine: An immigrant’s story of hope

“Exiting the plane felt like a historic moment, like when the first man walked on the moon. I wondered if gravity felt different in America.”

// No dirty water here: Boston beaches among best in US

We’ve come a long way from the bad old days. Area beaches were safe for swimming 94 percent of the time in 2017, according to Save the Harbor/Save the Bay.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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Opinion & Ideas


// Alternative needed for elderly, sick Mass. inmates

Lawmakers should reject the governor’s efforts to weaken a compassionate release measure for sick and elderly inmates.


// Calling all foodies

Our new weekly summer newsletter, “Eat. Drink. Eat some more,” gives you 15 weeks of recipes and restaurant tips. Find out more.

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Real Estate

Back Bay penthouse goes for $8 million

In our weekly roundup, the four priciest home sales were in Boston proper. A penthouse apartment on Huntington Avenue took the top spot, raking in $8,000,000, followed by a downtown high-rise that sold for $5,000,000, and units in the South End and the Seaport District that went for $3,000,000-plus.

Real Estate


//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

The activity of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has become destructive since early May, burning dozens of homes and forcing residents to flee.


// Play the crossword

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