At Wellesley, Clinton urges students to fight for truth, integrity

Hillary Clinton arrived at Wellesley College.

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Although Hillary Clinton did not directly mention President Trump in her commencement address, she appeared to refer to his administration several times.

Memorial Day weekend

// A monumental story of a short life and brave death unfolds

Historian Bethany Groff Dorau unearthed the story of a diminutive pitcher on the Newburyport High School baseball team who fought and died in World War I.

// Our veterans are getting older, fewer in numbers

Nearly 74 percent of Massachusetts’ veterans are 55 or older, and the membership in traditional veterans organizations also has fallen.

// State officials say plan ahead before you head out for the holiday weekend

Traffic was rolling slowly in some predictable places early Friday afternoon.

David Epstein

// Will Memorial Day weekend be a washout?

At this point, let’s just say that Saturday and Sunday will be better than Monday.


// 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.

Ariana Grande.


Ariana Grande says she plans benefit concert in Manchester to raise money for attack victims

Ariana Grande says she is planning a benefit concert in Manchester, England, to raise money for attack victims.

// Catie, Fairmont Copley’s canine ambassador, has died

The luxury hotel announced the beloved dog’s death on Twitter Friday.

// 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.

// 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.

Movie Review

// Bardem joins Depp, enlivening fifth ‘Pirates’ movie

The franchise sails along with returnees Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, and Keira Knightley.

// Man who killed Acushnet school nurse in 1993 now charged with assaulting elderly father

David Taber is now charged with beating his 88-year-old father and later driving head-on into a police cruiser as officers tried to arrest him.

Boston man charged with human trafficking

Corey Smith allegedly forced one minor and two women to perform sex acts for a fee and kept the money for himself, federal authorities said.

// 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.

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.

// Xander Bogaerts finally hit a home run, but his teammates weren’t impressed

The Red Sox shortstop was given the silent treatment, albeit briefly, after hitting his first home run of the season.

Alex Speier

// Eduardo Rodriguez’s success reminiscent of Jon Lester’s early years

At 24, Rodriguez has been one of the most overpowering starters in the American League this season.

“I did attend AA meetings, but I had a difficult time connecting with people to do fun things,” said Robin L., who created a Facebook page called New England Sober Events.


Traveling the world in search of good, sober fun

It’s a specialized but growing niche: alcohol- and drug-free travel.

Solange performing in March.

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 headlining spot.


// Obama hits the links in Scotland

The former president used to take heat for his golf habit. Not anymore.


// Joey Dee will twist the night away with BC’s Class of ’67

The Peppermint Lounge mainstay is 76 now.


// The Weekender: ‘Pirates,’ knights, and Boston Calling

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Confidential tips

// Have an investigative news tip?

Do you know about wrongdoing that needs to be exposed? Call the Globe Spotlight team: 617-929-7483 or

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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Address: Spring House Hunt

// 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.