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.

// Europeans make sales pitch to Trump on Paris climate accord

European leaders have used multiple meetings this week to try to sell President Trump on the global agreement to reduce carbon emissions.

// Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner as part of a federal probe, according to The Washington Post.

Hillary Clinton spoke at Wellesley College in 2007.

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Hillary Clinton gives address at Wellesley today

As Hillary Rodham, the former secretary of state delivered the commencement address as the leader of the school’s student body in 1969.

// 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.

// 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.

// Gunmen attack Christians in Egypt, killing dozens

Masked gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, killing at least 26 people, including children, and wounding 25, officials said.

// Gianforte wins Montana House race after assault charge

Newly elected Republican congressman Greg Gianforte apologized to the reporter he’s charged with assaulting.

State trooper, driver injured in Southeast Expressway crash

The two-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of I-93 in Dorchester shut down two lanes, which have since reopened, but delays remain.

// 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.

 Drs. Amy Reed and Hooman Noorchashm, at their Needham home in 2014, worked to curtail the medical procedure that caused her cancer to spread.


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.

// 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.

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?

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.

Connections | Magazine

// Friends, strangers, help teach me lessons about my limp

After a brain injury, I thought I knew what to expect from life. Twenty years later, it’s clear I was wrong.

Solange performing in March.

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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 headling spot.

// What to expect at Boston Calling this year

While the switch from City Hall Plaza to a 16-acre site in Allston may take some getting used to, a diverse roster of artists remains a constant.

// Boston has biggest concentration of millennials in US, study finds

They’re also better educated and more diverse than in other major cities, according to a new study by The Boston Foundation.


// 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.

Boston, MA May 25, 2017: As time winds down in the game and their season, the Celtics (left to right) Amir Johnson, Jonas Jerebko, Al Horford, Kelly Olynyk and Avery Bradley are not a happy bunch. The Boston Celtics hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game Five of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series at the TD Garden (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)


No chance, and no apologies, for Celtics

They were overmatched from the start against LeBron James & Co.


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

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


// 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.