The Trump presidency

Germany, US trade barbs at G-7 summit

President Donald Trump said Germans are ‘‘bad, very bad’’ for having a large trade surplus with the US, Der Spiegel reported.

// Milton Academy taps social justice expert to confront bias incidents

The prestigious school has faced a series of student protests this week about administrators’ response to bias incidents.

// Letters from teacher at elite Mass. private school track attempted seduction

Jane Marion was 16 when she got the first letter. It was from Rick, who was 11 years her senior and her teacher at Phillips Academy in Andover.

// Man who killed Acushnet school nurse in 1993 now charged with assaulting elderly father

David Taber is now charged with beating his 88-year-old father and later driving head-on into a Acushnet police cruiser as officers tried to arrest him.

Boston man charged with human trafficking

Corey Smith allegedly forced one minor and two women to perform sex acts for a fee and kept the money for himself, federal authorities said.

// Mass. men allegedly killed by roommate in Florida

Authorities said Devon Arthurs, a self-described former neo-Nazi and convert to Islam, fatally shot the men in a Tampa condominium.


// Joe Biden makes a surprise visit to the Seaport Hotel

The former VP crashed the 24th annual New England Women’s Leadership Awards.

“I did attend AA meetings, but I had a difficult time connecting with people to do fun things,” said Robin L., who created a Facebook page called New England Sober Events.


Traveling the world in search of good, sober fun

It’s a specialized but growing niche: alcohol- and drug-free travel.

// With state budget in crisis, Conn. governor says history will vindicate him

Connecticut is the wealthiest state in the country, but it faces a massive budget gap and the prospect of even higher taxes and more painful budget cuts.

Shirley Leung

// Dear Aetna. You won’t get big dough like GE, but Mass. is still the place to be

An open letter to Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna, one of the largest health insurers in the country.

Hillary Clinton arrived at Wellesley College.

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‘Stand up for truth and reason,’ Clinton tells Wellesley grads

Although Hillary Clinton did not directly mention President Trump in her commencement address, she appeared to refer to his administration several times.

Memorial Day weekend

// A monumental story of a short life and brave death unfolds

Historian Bethany Groff Dorau unearthed the story of a diminutive pitcher on the Newburyport High School baseball team who fought and died in World War I.

// Our veterans are getting older, fewer in numbers

Nearly 74 percent of Massachusetts’ veterans are 55 or older, and the membership in traditional veterans organizations also has fallen.

// N.H. governor vows wandering bears won’t be killed

“Don’t worry, we aren’t going to kill the bears,” Governor Chris Sununu told a crowd at an event Thursday afternoon.


// A bad taste in leaving for the Globe’s caf workers

The people who work in the Globe cafeteria fed us and our sense of community. They shouldn’t be starved going out the door.

// Dr. Amy Reed, whose own medical battle changed physicians’ practices, dies at 44

When a procedure turned what would have been a readily treatable cancer into a lethal case, Dr. Reed dedicated her remaining time to abolishing the medical practice.

Dinner with Cupid

// Blind date: ‘I felt like I could talk to him about almost anything’

Will two busy grad students turn good conversation into a real connection?

Bill Brett for the Boston Globe

Catie, Fairmont Copley’s canine ambassador, has died

The luxury hotel announced the beloved dog’s death on Twitter Friday.

Solange performing in March.

Solange backs out of Boston Calling performance

Hours before the first act takes the stage, the festival announced that singer Solange will be replaced for the Friday night headlining spot.

Christopher L. Gasper

// The gap between Celtics and Cavaliers is considerable

It was a great season, but the Eastern Conference finals proved the Celtics need to build a real title contender.


// Are these signs of a Tom Brady retirement in the next year or two?

Reading between the lines of recent developments, it’s conceivable that Brady won’t play until his mid 40s.


// Everything you need to know about fall TV

Here’s the networks’ complete primetime schedules, featuring all of the season’s new arrivals.

Confidential tips

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Trump Today

// Trump Today: President nears the end of a marathon trip

President Trump managed to keep his cool on Twitter during the entire international trip.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Anne-Marie Slaughter

// Networks, not nation-states, will solve global crises

Nongovernmental networks can solve global problems in ways that international diplomacy cannot.

Special reports

Spotlight Follow-up

// Doctor who faced retaliation for double-booked surgery worries wins lawsuit

Dr. James Holsapple had “vehemently objected” to doctors doing two operations at once.


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// Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


// Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


// In a woman’s dying days, a quiet visitor helps light the way home

The woman had cancer, and she wanted to go back home to Brazil. There were so many obstacles, but also a path ahead.