It’s a cleaner harbor, with fewer spots to enjoy it

Peter Shelley of the Conservation Law Foundation paused during a walk along Fan Pier, which overlooks Boston Harbor.

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The waterfront’s bad old days are gone. Peter Shelley’s outrage isn’t.

The Trump presidency

// Donald Trump is back in the US, and he’s on Twitter with a vengeance

The president returned to the United States on Saturday night. On Sunday morning, he was very active on Twitter.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during a joint campaigning event of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Christion Social Union (CSU) in Munich, southern Germany, on May 27, 2017. Europe

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After Trump’s trip, Merkel says Europe can’t rely on US anymore

The German chancellor on Sunday declared a new chapter in US-European relations after contentious meetings with President Trump.

// Kushner’s security clearance should be reviewed, top Democrat says

Jared Kushner, an adviser to President Trump and his son-in-law, is a focus in the administration’s dealings with Russia.

Homeland security chief defends Kushner’s alleged ‘back channel’ proposal

John Kelly, speaking publicly about reports that Jared Kushner sought a back channel to communicate with Russia, defended the move.

SIGONELLA, ITALY - MAY 27: In this handout provided by U.S. Navy, U.S. President Donald J. Trump shakes hands with service members and their families at Naval Air Station Sigonella prior to an all-hands call May 27, 2017 in Sigonella, Italy. This visit marks President Trump's last stop of his first trip abroad since taking office. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Gordon/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

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Trump mulls staff changes as Russia crisis deepens

The president is said to be considering major staff changes as he seeks to contain the escalating Russia crisis.

Coco Douglas, 8, leaves a handmade sign and rocks she painted at a memorial in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, May 27, 2017, for two bystanders who were stabbed to death Friday while trying to stop a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs and acting aggressively toward two young women. From left are Coco's brother, Desmond Douglas; her father, Christopher Douglas; and her stepmother, Angel Sauls. (AP Photos/Gillian Flaccus)

Men who died while protecting women from anti-Muslim rant in Oregon are called heroes

Two men were stabbed to death when they intervened after a suspect yelled slurs at two women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland, Ore., train.

Man struck and killed by police cruiser on Cape Cod

The man, who was not identified, was hit by the cruiser while walking in the center of 1358 Falmouth Road on Route 28 at about 2 a.m.

Yvonne Abraham

// LGBT rights are under siege

The government is stacked with people who have been at the vanguard of attempts to undo hard-fought victories.

Dr. Rijian Wang is QLB Biotherapeutics’ chief executive.

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China likes what it sees in Boston biotech

Qilu Pharmaceutical Co. has opened the Boston area’s first Chinese-owned biotech incubator. Expect more to follow.

// For nearly two centuries, this chapel has endured in Boston

The state’s oldest Catholic Church commemorates a largely forgotten fight for religious tolerance that gave Catholicism its foothold in New England.


// The addiction brokers and the damage done

Their world is bleak enough, but now some addicts are being snared by middlemen peddling promises of free treatment in sunny Florida. The results are predictable, and sometimes deadly.

// Boardroom to bimah

The new director of Hillel at Boston University is a former Staples executive who never forgot his lifelong dream of becoming a rabbi.

The Millennials Issue | Magazine

// Does GoFundMe confirm our best — or our worst — assumptions about millennials?

Created by a millennial from Massachusetts, the crowdfunding site proves the generation has chutzpah.

// Live updates from Boston Calling

Follow along with the three-day festival in real time.

Mumford & Sons played Boston Calling’s main stage Saturday night.

Music Review

Dance fever at Boston Calling, capped by a Mumford sing-along

The festival’s second day also featured the xx, the 1975, Tegan and Sara, and Brandi Carlile.

The Mount Washington Hotel is still a stunner

It cost $1.25 million (nearly $50 million by today’s standards) to design and build what was then, and still is, the largest primarily wooden structure in New England.

BOSTON, MA - MAY 27: Brian Johnson #61 embraces Sandy Leon #3 of the Boston Red Sox after the victory over the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park on May 27, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

After Brian Johnson’s win, a moment with his dad and an ovation outside Fenway Park

Following his complete-game shutout Saturday, Johnson was applauded by fans waiting for him outside the park.

Gregg Allman performed in 2016.

Gregg Allman, led band that helped spawn Southern rock, dies at 69

Mr. Allman’s bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel The Allman Brothers Band to superstardom.

Memorial Day weekend

// Gold Star families remember lost loved ones with yellow roses and vows to keep memories alive

Every day is Memorial Day for Gold Star families, said speakers at the Saturday morning ceremony for the re-dedication of a Boston monument.

// Runners race in Boston to commemorate fallen first responders

Hundreds of people, including some from across the country, participated in the Boston Run to Remember on Sunday.

Confidential tips

// Have an investigative news tip?

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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

Ideas | David Scharfenberg

// Extinction is a bummer. Let’s bring back the dead

Some scientists want to revive the passenger pigeon and the woolly mammoth.

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.


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