Walsh has big lead over Jackson in mayoral race, poll shows

Tito Jackson (left) and Martin J. Walsh.

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The poll also found the city split along racial lines when voters were asked if Boston is a racist city.

The Trump presidency

These apartments on Dimick Street and Waldo Avenue in Somerville were once owned by Jared Kushner.


Jared Kushner got his start as Somerville landlord

As an undergraduate at Harvard, Jared Kushner bought dozens of rental units in Somerville. But tenant complaints soon followed.

At immigration courts, a growing backlog

A significant and growing backlog of immigration cases has left nearly half a million immigrants in limbo, deprived some families of income, and torn at the fabric of others.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/23/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/GettyImages-618090966.jpg Barack Obama is still around. This is good news for Trump and Democrats

In small, but visible ways Obama is still very relevant.

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The first lady said she doesn’t really miss New York and her son has adapted well to the White House.

Sister of teen found dead in hotel recalls her as sweet and caring

Investigators called the 19-year-old’s death “suspicious” but released no information about how she died.

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Several former law clerks of Anthony Kennedy, who is 80, said they think he is considering stepping down in the next year or so.

Plea deal for woman who injected pregnant roommate in N.H.

A woman accused of injecting drugs into a N.H. mother in “full-blown labor” has reached a plea deal that’ll be revealed in the coming week.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/22/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Walker_060717_RUBY_8465x.jpg Closure of Somerville mental health center unsettles a community

The Ruby Rogers Center serves Somerville residents with mental illness or disability and will close Sunday after 30 years.

Mass. wife, husband tried to have victim in rape case killed, DA says

Authorities say a Massachusetts woman and her husband were involved in a murder-for-hire plot to kill the victim in his pending rape case.

The Dalai Lama greets Jampa Phunkhang of Medford after arriving at the Hyatt Regency Boston in Boston on Saturday.

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Dalai Lama begins two-day Boston visit with joy and blessings

More than 300 people packed sidewalks along Bedford and Chauncy streets as they waited to see the spiritual leader.

Yvonee Abraham

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Staffers at Cambridge Health Alliance’s three hospitals and 15 primary care practices honor patients lost each year.

Maybelline Perez Villatoro, valedictorian at East Boston High School, paused at the East Boston Public Library for a portrait.

At East Boston High School, a voice to raise up other young immigrants

Valedictorian Maybelline Pérez Villatoro wants to use her success to motivate many thousands of other young immigrants.


Kraft’s words of wisdom at Cannes

Robert Kraft had some interesting things to say in an interview at the Cannes Lion Festival of Creativity in France Friday.

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The 10-story-tall landmark is in the final throes of a complex effort to uproot it from the path of a Boise hospital’s expansion.


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Boston-based MCX’s one great idea was followed by several bad decisions.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/JEROME%20ROGOFF-157376.jpg Dr. Jerome H. Rogoff, psychiatrist who fought for wrongfully convicted, dies at 78

Dr. Rogoff, of Newton, was also a former Massachusetts Psychiatric Society president.

Washington's Markelle Fultz, right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. 1 pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Boston has no Chick-fil-A, and Markelle Fultz noticed

Philadelphia has Chick-fil-A restaurants. Boston doesn’t. And Markelle Fultz is a fan.

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan greets running backs Devonta Freeman, left, and Tevin Coleman during NFL football practice Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Flowery Branch, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)


Which players and coaches will be under the most pressure this season?

The pressure’s on MVP Matt Ryan to help Falcons move on from last year’s disappointing Super Bowl loss.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/07/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Advance/Images/Walker_050417_Harvard_15941x[1].jpg Two cases of mumps are confirmed at Harvard

The people infected were not identified, but one of them is connected to the Harvard Biolabs complex in Cambridge.

Stephen Colbert.

Stephen Colbert went to Russia to ‘announce’ his 2020 run for president

For Russian ears only: Stephen Colbert is running for president of the United States in 2020.

Love Letters

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/24/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Meredith_Goldstein5-5613.jpg Fell for a married woman — again

I know it sounds selfish that all I’m thinking about is me. I just don’t want this to happen again.


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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/23/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Off%20the%20Charts.jpg How a text message can mean the difference between sickness and health

I’ve learned firsthand that a simple text message can bridge patient care in and out of the hospital.