‘Dear Jared’: Harvard alums rip Kushner in 15th reunion notes

“I, for one, am actually glad that our Class of ’03 finally has a real, live fascist among us,” one alumnus wrote. “Who says Harvard isn’t diverse?”

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President Trump’s Wednesday morning tweet referred to the FBI’s reliance on an outside informant to determine whether campaign aides were working with Russia.

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President Trump’s tweets aren’t as spontaneous as they appear. Some are written by White House staffers, who mimic the president’s style, including his suspect grammar and syntax.

Nahant selectman Enzo Barile (left) and state Senator Brendan Crighton toured the coastline last week. They looked at a sidewalk near Short Beach that was damaged by winter storms.

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Our beaches are beaten up, and the recovery will be slow

“Widespread beach and dune erosion” and damaged buildings and sea walls line the Mass. coastline.

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The decision represents a reversal by the agency and follows sharp questioning by a federal judge in Boston over the strategy.

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Roland Fryer Jr. is at the center of probes by the university and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.

Once again, state pension fund is one of the nation’s best

The fund is tops in its field when it comes to picking winners in the difficult world of private equity investments.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Walker_080917_feature_6745x.jpg Let the sunshine in — and enjoy it while it lasts

The next few days will provide a sunny and warm kickoff to Memorial Day Weekend.

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The outdoors are calling: Where and how to spend time outside

All the best spots for hiking, gardening, picnicking, and more—and advice on how to tackle the stains that come with them.

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What's going on at UMass Boston?

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Columnists Shirley Leung and Adrian Walker weigh in on the strife engulfing the Dorchester campus.

Adrian Walker

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University management and labor need to find a way to get on the same page, Mayor Martin Walsh said.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/22/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shirley-8071.jpg It’s hard to know whom to blame more

No one is a winner, and how to move forward isn’t evident.

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The Patriots owner also said he expects tight end Rob Gronkowski to be at the team’s mandatory practices in June.

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If you’re taking public digs at the city, expect to get some blowback.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/23/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/IMG_5670.jpg Philip Roth, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, dies at 85

Roth won the Pulitzer for fiction in 1998 for his book “American Pastoral.”

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In a real-life case of “Failure to Launch,” an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents’ house after they went to court to have him ejected.

NBA East Finals | Game 5: Cavaliers at Celtics, 8:30 p.m.


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At 89, the NBA legend is keeping a sharp eye on his old team, and for the most part, he likes what he sees a lot.

Lonise P. Bias wrote

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Len Bias’s mother still shares a message of hope

“I’m a firm believer that every young person is reachable, teachable, lovable, savable,” said Lonise Bias.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/23/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/HughesComp.jpg 6 local biomed researchers hit the jackpot

The researchers each will receive $8 million in unrestricted funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/WoodsHoleOceanographicInstitution_23ship_01_met.jpg This robot submarine found a 300-year-old Spanish galleon that may contain billions in treasure

The Woods Hole autonomous underwater vehicle, the REMUS 6000, located the wreck of the San José in 2015.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/22/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Handout_cougar_01_met.jpg Bicyclist who died in cougar attack had strong ties to Boston

S.J. Brooks, who was killed by a cougar while riding a bike in the Seattle area, had attended a doctoral program at Boston University.

A classic undated file photo of a shadowy shape some say is the Loch Nes monster.

The legend of the Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

An international team is taking samples of the murky lake water and will conduct DNA tests to determine exactly what species live there.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/lovelettersalbum.jpg Getting over a breakup

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

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Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Paul Tremblay

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/23/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/semlec3-11479-4327.jpg A new history of violence

The lockdown drill is at 12:45 p.m. The rest of the faculty and I know it is coming. The students do not.


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Recent home sales west of Boston (May 23)

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