The Trump presidency

Trump mulls staff changes as Russia crisis deepens

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

President Donald Trump and First lady Melanie board the Air Force One at the Sigonella Naval Air Station, in Sigonella, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Trump says overseas trip was ‘home run,’ but challenges await

Investigations are ongoing about the Trump team’s relationship with Russia, and President Trump said he would decide about the US stance on climate change.

President Donald Trump visited the Western Wall in Jerusalems’ Old City earlier this week.

More presidential Trump seen during overseas trip

The president’s first trip raised the question: To learn how to be a president, did Trump have to leave the US?

Jared Kushner.

Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria, report says

White House adviser Jared Kushner proposed a secret back channel to facilitate sensitive discussions about Syria, a report says.

// Melania Trump’s pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily

The first lady wore a Dolce & Gabbana jacket that sells for $51,000, about $5,000 below the 2015 median US income.

// Soldier born in Boston dies in crash in Syria

Army Specialist Etienne Jules Murphy, 22, died Thursday in a rollover crash in northern Syria, the Army announced Saturday.

Teenager drowns in Douglas reservoir

The 18-year-old was pulled from the bottom of Whitin Reservoir, police said.

// Man in 20s fatally shot in Chinatown early Saturday

The victim was shot around 2:30 a.m. at 66 Hudson St., Boston Police said.

// Two people are fatally stabbed on Oregon train after trying to stop man’s anti-Muslim rants

Two men tried to intervene when another man shouted anti-Muslim speech at two young women on a train in Portland, Oregon, Friday.

// British Airways cancels flights amid global computer outage

British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure causes severe disruption for travelers.

In March, choir member Margaret Vivian arrived for Mass at Saint Augustine Chapel in South Boston.

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For nearly two centuries, St. Augustine Chapel has endured

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


Gregg Allman performed in 2016.

Gregg Allman, who helped spawn Southern rock, has died, publicist says

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

// Reinvented Boston Calling makes its own moments

Chance the Rapper capped off the first day with a triumphant barnstormer of a set.

// Live updates from Boston Calling

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

Cousin Stizz performed at the Boston Calling Music Festival at the Harvard Athletic Complex on Saturday.

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Photos: Boston Calling hits Allston

The festival is set up on 16 acres of Allston’s Harvard Athletic Complex.

// Springfield judge won’t let alleged clown juggle in his own defense

The man said performing is the only way to convince a jury he wasn’t really trying to rob a store.

// State Senate approves commission to study troubled MBTA pension fund

Under the measure, an 11-member panel would be established to conduct a rigorous review of the $1.5 billion retirement fund for transit workers.

Memorial Day weekend

Sail off Newport, R.I., aboard one of the yachts of America’s Cup Charters.

Some ideas for how to kick off the summer season

Summer starts now.

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski runs through a drill during an NFL football organized team activities practice Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes


A closer look at Gronk’s contract and what the Patriots have been up to lately

May tends to be a slow time on the NFL calendar, but not in New England.

Roger Moore appeared in seven James Bond movies.

Roger Moore was the skiing James Bond

Sure, other Bond movies had ski scenes, but they truly became a Bond staple in Moore’s films.

Why 75,000 followers keep tabs on a couple of South End dogs

Jenna Donleavy didn’t realize how a rescuing an abandoned puppy would change her. Now she encourages others to do the same.

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// Trump Today: President nears the end of a marathon trip

President Trump managed to keep his cool on Twitter during the entire international trip.

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// Trump promised big foreign policy changes — it isn’t going to happen

Trump simultaneously affirmed and recast the war on terrorism. In doing so, he almost guarantees its continuation into perpetuity.

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// 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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