Kushner is said to have been seeking direct line to Putin

Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, met with a Russian banker in December in an effort to open contact with Russia’s president.

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The president consumes classified intelligence like he does most everything else in life, ravenously and impatiently.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/Obits/Images/AP17066799016192.jpg Former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega dead at 83

Noriega, a onetime ally of the US, was ousted by American troops in 1989.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/22/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/wiggs_Construction_02.jpg Backlog on building upkeep is mounting at state campuses

The state must focus on repairing old buildings before constructing new ones at state universities, one official said.

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Like the Tsarnaev brothers, Salman Abedi was a son of refugees who had recently visited his parents’ homeland.

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The goal, made feasible by an elaborate campaign finance operation, would likely give Baker a crushing financial advantage in 2018.

Marion, MA- May 29, 2017: Former Director, FBI and Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III addresses graduates at Tabor Academy commencement exercises in Marion, MA on May 29, 2017. (Globe staff photo / Craig F. Walker) section: metro reporter:

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Former FBI director Robert Mueller emphasizes integrity at Tabor commencement

Mueller is special counsel in the investigation into Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia. His granddaughter graduated today from Tabor Academy.

This image provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, May 29, 2017, shows Tiger Woods. Police in Florida say Tiger Woods has been arrested for DUI. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says on its website that the golf great was arrested Monday and booked at about 7 a.m. (Palm Beach County Sheriuff's office via AP

Tiger Woods says DUI arrest was because of medication

“Alcohol was not involved. What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications,” Tiger Woods said in a statement.

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Michael McCarthy of Dorchester is accused of killing his girlfriend’s daughter and dumping the girl’s body in the ocean in 2015.

White House acts to ease birth control rule for some employers

“With this executive order,” President Trump said, “we are ending the attacks on your religious liberty.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/1204.jpg Bystander smashes window to rescue woman from burning car

“Everyone thinks I’m a hero,” the man said, “but I don’t really think I am.”

A recent line for the women’s bathroom during an intermission at the Boston Opera House snaked through the lower lobby and up the stairs.

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The real drama in Boston’s theater district? Intermission’s dash for the ladies room.

Intermission is short and the line for women’s room is long at the Boston Opera House. Paula Brennan’s job is to keep things moving along.

Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price throws against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)


This was a very positive first step for David Price

With five strong innings, the lefthander proved he was ready to return to the majors.

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“It’s like the itchiest thing,” Tammy Morey said. “I can go into a fit of scratching like a madwoman.”

05/29/2017 BROOKLINE, MA Joseph Patrick Kennedy III (cq) greets attendees outside the birthplace of John F. Kennedy on Beals Street in Brookline. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

On centennial of JFK’s birth, memories of a different era

Visitors to John F. Kennedy’s birthplace on a quiet street in Brookline extolled a presidency built on unity and a broad worldview.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen-9999.jpg The true meaning of Memorial Day

In a foxhole with bullets whizzing overhead, two 21-year-olds resolved that if one of them didn’t make it, the survivor would tell the other’s mother how her son died.

Commercial Stree in Provincetown, MA on Memorial Day. The street is usually crowded on Memorial Day but today it was relatively quiet save for some people rolling their suitcases down the tarmac. 05/29/17 Julia Cumes for the Boston Globe

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Cape Cod’s summer is off and running, despite chilly start

The tourist season got off on the right foot, Monday’s weather notwithstanding, according to the head of the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce.

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Ted Wheeler said the events are inappropriate in the wake of last week’s stabbing incident.

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Women-only screenings of ‘Wonder Woman’ sell out and prompt complaints

A movie chain will host five women-only screenings of “Wonder Woman” in Austin, Texas, and New York., prompting both praise and complaints.

Frank Deford with President Obama in 2013, after Obama presented him with the National Humanities Medal.

Sportswriter and commentator Frank Deford dies at 78

Deford spent decades at Sports Illustrated and also made a weekly appearance on NPR’s “Morning Edition.”

The Millennials Issue | Magazine

8 myths and 5 truths about millennials

Think America’s largest generation is just a bunch of self-absorbed sex-crazed socialist slackers? Millennials say, think again.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/30/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/hessan_graphic.jpg The multiple personalities of the American voter

Based on my research, Trump voters are as confident and supportive of their president as ever.

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


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


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


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A striking decline in Trump’s speech could reflect changes in the health of his brain, some experts say.