The Trump presidency

If FBI wants to talk to Kushner, lawyer says he’s ready

Jared Kushner.

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If the FBI wants to talk to Jared Kushner about his Russian contacts, they won’t have to track down the president’s son-in-law.

Opinion | Andrew J. Bacevich

// 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.

// 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.

“Now, you may have heard that things didn’t exactly go the way I planned. But you know what? I’m doing okay,” said Clinton at the commencement.

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What did Clinton really say at Wellesley? We annotated her speech

Clinton spoke at her alma mater Friday, 48 years after she graduated. She didn’t mention President Trump once. But that doesn’t mean she didn’t talk about him.

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Forty-eight years after she gave the first student commencement speech at Wellesley College, alumna Hillary Clinton returned for a repeat performance.

// Exuberance is the theme of UMass Boston’s commencement

The ceremony, where 2,840 undergraduates earned degrees, marked the end of a turbulent semester for the campus.

// 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.

Talking points

// Leaving Eastern Standard Time? Clock ticking on state’s review

The clock is ticking on the state Legislature’s dalliance with leaving Eastern Standard Time behind.

// The scene at Boston Calling: Good food and a Ferris wheel

A much bigger site, a wider array of food and drink choices, and grass instead of concrete are intended to improve the experience for concertgoers.


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

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

Jill Trudeau Marquard

One resident recalls his encounters with the N.H. bears

The mother bear had been in his yard so many times he thought of her as part of his extended family.

Memorial Day weekend

// 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.

// 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.


// Renewed call for Billy Ruane recognition in Cambridge

The city should pay tribute to the man who did so much for the music scene, friends say.

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A marathon like no other — to be run inside Fenway Park

On Sept. 15, runners will circle the warning track more than 100 times to benefit the Red Sox Foundation.

Renée Graham

// Bill Cosby, America’s abusive father

The values that Cliff Huxtable embodied were real, but the man who played him was a lie.

// 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.

Movie Review

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

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

// Gunmen kill at least 28 Coptic Christians in central Egypt

Militants in military-style uniforms opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt on Friday, killing at least 28 people.

Confidential tips

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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.