How leaving the N.K. summit could be part of Trump’s strategy

His willingness to employ bold, seat-of-the-pants strategies has thrilled his base but has met more severe limits in the high-stakes setting of international relations.

President Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled his planned summit with Kim Jong Un.

North Korea says it’s still willing to talk with United States

The country says it is still willing to sit down for talks with the United States ‘‘at any time, at any format.’’

If you haven’t got anything better to do this Memorial Day weekend, consider spending time with your home Internet router.


Tech Lab

FBI warns consumers about malware aimed at Internet routers

A new cyberthreat will force consumers to update their home routers.

// Tito Jackson to lead marijuana company

The former mayoral candidate has been appointed the chief executive officer of Verdant Medical.

// Pittsfield judge who had sex with court clinician set to resign after SJC orders indefinite suspension

Suspension is rare in a state where judges are nominated by the governor and once appointed, seldom forced off the bench.

The robbery occurred at the 815 Boylston St. location at 6:32 p.m., Boston police spokesman David Estrada said.

Police respond to armed robbery at Boylston Street Apple Store

Officials responded to an armed robbery at a Boston Apple Store Thursday evening and are still searching for the suspect.

// Steward Health Care pressured doctors to restrict referrals outside chain, suit says

A whistleblower lawsuit exposes the behind-the-scenes pressure health care companies put on doctors to keep patient referrals in-house.


City releases renderings of Boston Marathon bombing memorial

Markers made of granite, bronze and grass will be erected in the spots where the two bombs went off near the finish line on April 15, 2013, killing three and injuring more than 260 people.

// After Mount Ida, AG seeks tougher college oversight

Attorney General Maura Healey on Thursday called for greater state oversight of private colleges to prevent another fiasco like the abrupt closing of Mount Ida College.

Lawyer for Globe editor calls statements false

Top Globe managers told the newspaper’s staff in an internal memo on Wednesday that they are investigating claims by a former employee that the editor sent an inappropriate text.

Mac Hay (left), owner of Mac's Seafood, which operates three restaurants and three fish markets on Cape Cod, works with with one of his many H-2B visa employees, Robert Campbell, of Jamaica, at Mac’s Seafood Market in Wellfleet, MA. Campbell is finishing up his third season working at Mac's. Hay was one of the lucky business owners who received many H-2B visa employees this year.

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Cape employers look to Puerto Rico for seasonal staff

Business owners are flying down to the island for job fairs and paying thousands to recruiters, but still struggling to find workers.

// Revere High student’s yearbook quote on racial tensions goes viral

Betshina Bernier tweeted a photo of her yearbook quote, which reads: “Anything is possible when you sound caucasian on the phone.”

// At Harvard commencement, grads hear a defense of higher education

Colleges and universities are “beacons of hope,” said Harvard president Drew Faust, who steps down as Harvard’s first female leader in its 381-year history in June.


// Will this be our Ponte Vecchio?

For four years it has been a barrier you can’t cross, but finally a plan for remaking the historic Northern Avenue Bridge over Fort Point Channel is taking shape.

// Stephen M. Mindich, longtime Boston Phoenix owner and publisher, dies at 74

Stephen Mindich battled pancreatic cancer for the last four years and passed away Wednesday night at hospice, his son said Thursday.


// An ugly start by Rick Porcello leads to an ugly loss for Red Sox

Sox starter Rick Porcello went just 3 innings and allowed six runs, four earned, on eight hits.


// Where should Pedroia bat in the order when he returns?

Does Pedroia return to the No. 2 spot behind Mookie Betts? Does he start off hitting down in the order?


// Red Auerbach would love these Celtics; can’t you just hear him . . . ?

Brad Stevens’s inspiring team is evoking ghosts of Celtics past with the way they win.

A teen visits a memorial to the shooting victims at Santa Fe High School in Texas.

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Ty Burr

Why do some events become historic and others fade from memory?

American memory can be as complicated as American history.

boston calling

// 6 things that will make your Boston Calling experience easier

Here are a half-dozen conveniences that should make the experience more satisfying for concertgoers.

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// Your Boston Calling 2018 ‘must do’ list

Six things to eat, drink, see, and do.


// Too many choices at Boston Calling? Here’s some help.

A day-by-day guide to the musical highlights of Boston Calling.

// How Boston Calling is trying to be better this year

Boston Calling’s inaugural year at the Harvard Athletic Complex presented new problems the festival hopes to alleviate this year.

Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein expected to turn himself in for arrest

The former producer will face criminal charges after an investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women.

// Jason Bateman ‘incredibly embarrassed’ after ‘mansplaining’ ‘Arrested Development’ to Jessica Walter

Many felt Jessica Walter’s male castmates were too eager to come to Jeffrey Tambor’s defense.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Love Letters Podcast

// Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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Opinion & Ideas


// Trump’s quest for a shiny trophy undercuts N. Korea diplomacy

From the start, the Trump administration’s push for a breakthrough looked uncomfortably like a quest for the baubles of achievement, heedless of the perils.


// Calling all foodies

Our new weekly summer newsletter, “Eat. Drink. Eat some more,” gives you 15 weeks of recipes and restaurant tips. Find out more.

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Real Estate

Home prices rose in most of Greater Boston. How did your area fare?

In April, more homes sold in Greater Boston than in the same month the year before, according to data the Greater Boston Association of Realtors released this week.   But the higher number of sales, however, did not necessarily translate into lower home prices.


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Cadillac makes beautiful cars. Too bad Americans want SUVs.

When General Motors recruited prominent auto executive Johan de Nysschen to lead Cadillac in 2014, he hoped for a cavalry of new sport utility vehicles to shore up the luxury brand’s weakest position.

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//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.

The Big Picture

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Eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

The activity of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has become destructive since early May, burning dozens of homes and forcing residents to flee.


// Play the crossword

Puzzled? Keep trying your hand at our interactive crossword and see if you can triumph.