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.

Dorchester 04/21/2017 A portion of the UMass Boston campus underground garage that served as a foundation for five campus buildings and was built to accommodate over a thousand cars has been closed. The garage was plagued by problems,and work as been done to reinforce the structure. Estimates to fix the substructure as well as several attached buildings is expected to cost at least 150 million dollars or more. Jonathan Wiggs /GlobeStaff) Reporter:Topic

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.

Governor Bradford Restuarant manager, Matthew Mayfield, 44 of Brewster, is photographed at the Governor Bradford Restuarant on Memorial Day in Provincetown, MA. The restuarant, which has a large interior as well as outdoor seating and a well established year-round clientel, was relatively busy compared to the Provincetown resturants who are more dependent on their outdoor seating. 05/29/17 Julia Cumes for the Boston Globe

Julia Cumes for the Boston Globe

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

Provincetown businesses have been challenged by a fire, weather, and the difficulty of getting H-2B visas for foreign workers.

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/b9d2ba7c4ccf423f8e48c61f13d5db5b-b9d2ba7c4ccf423f8e48c61f13d5db5b-0.jpg Bella Bond murder trial opens Tuesday

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

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.”

French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin greeted journalists at the Palace of Versailles on May 29, 2017.e first Western leader to speak to Putin after the talks. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, pool)

Putin visits France for talks; Macron does not give an inch

The visit demonstrated Macron's prowess in global politics, but he pulled no punches in a blistering attack on Russian state media outlets.

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05/20/17 -- Boston, MA -- The line for the womenÕs room during intermission during a show at the Boston Opera House on May 20, 2017, in Boston, Massachusetts. The line snakes outside of the bathroom, through the lower lobby, and up the stairs. (Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe)

Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_gypsymothinfestation_metro601.jpg Gypsy moths have found yet another way to annoy people

“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.

Memorial Day


//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.

Boston, MA - 5/29/2017 - Cub Scout Miles Gittens, 8, salutes during a Memorial Day parade in Boston, MA, May 29, 2017.(Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Keith Bedford/Globe Staff

Eastern Mass. pauses to remember on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a “sacred day,” Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said, adding that the annual ceremony is “one of Dorchester’s most beloved traditions.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_29cemeteries-1_metro.jpg At Cambridge Cemetery, a mystery solved — and remembered

For decades, Brian Cutler’s family had no idea who was leaving flowers on his uncle’s grave at each Memorial Day weekend.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/25/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Alex_Beam_150px%20(1)-3671.png How smart do we need our gadgets?

Intelligence is breaking out everywhere. But if this is smart, I’ll take stupid.

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.

for NaziPainting by Malcolm Gay ---- Stephen & Andrew Tauber with Marieschi (handout via Andrew Tauber)

Lexington family settles claim for Nazi-looted art

The painting, stolen by Nazis during World War II, will be auctioned this July.


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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.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/29/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Trump-1024x576.jpg Trump wasn’t always so linguistically challenged. What could explain the change?

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