Jared Kushner confirms four contacts with Russians

President Trump’s son-in-law also said that his dealings during the campaign with Russians were unmemorable. “I had no improper contacts.”

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President Trump called Sessions “beleaguered” in a tweet Monday morning as he complained about the entities investigating his campaign.

Fire officials were still searching Monday for the cause of an 8-alarm blaze in Waltham Sunday.

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Massive Waltham fire does not appear suspicious, officials say

An estimate of the cost of the fire damage is not yet available and the cause remains under investigation.

Ground Game

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President Trump’s son-in-law, former campaign chairman, and Trump’s son are all expected to testify in front of Congress this week.

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Anthony Scaramucci implied that Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s physical appearance is related to how well she does at her highly public job.

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The suspect tried to unbuckle the 1-year-old while the car was moving, police said.

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Conditions today will be unseasonably cold with lots of precipitation.

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The suspect pointed a pellet gun at the officer, police said.

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Their lawyer says Chris Gard and Connie Yates are withdrawing their appeal to court orders saying Charlie’s treatment should end.

Christopher Muther

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The Denmark and Latvia-based Primera will go up against budget carriers such as Norwegian and WOW airlines at Logan.

Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley took in a spring training game in March.

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Dan Shaughnessy

What went down between David Price and Dennis Eckersley

Details emerged about the harsh words the pitcher had for the broadcaster during a Red Sox charter flight.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lee_Soxtigers10_spts.jpg Pablo Sandoval admitted leaving for Red Sox was a mistake

“It’s past. I’m moving forward right now to do the best,” Sandoval said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/franconia0918hike.jpg Flesh-eating bacteria nearly kills man who went hiking in N.H.

Wayne Atkins thought little of the blisters he had gotten while hiking the 4,500-foot-high Mount Garfield in New Hampshire.

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The Commonwealth has a tradition when it comes to commanders in chief: deposing them. Or at least trying to.

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Ainge posted a video showing his son Crew throwing down a one-handed jam in Ainge’s face.

Examiner

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Tom Brady turns 40 on Aug. 3. We all know he’s won five Super Bowls, but can you answer these questions about our QB?

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In a made-for-TV showdown, the simulated Great White left the 23-time gold medalist in the slow lane.

Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in “Game of Thrones.”

In 'Game of Thrones,’ uneasy alliances and a royal prophecy

“Stormborn” reminds us early on that every alliance beginning to form this season will have to reckon with all participants' unsavory pasts.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff

After 2 years, USS Constitution floats on its own

The historic ship, which has undergone a 26-month restoration, began moving toward the harbor at 11 p.m. Sunday.

Miss Conduct

Advice: A wedding invitation from friends who’ve been ignoring us

Plus, what do you do when a sibling is dating someone who hangs a Nazi flag in his home?

Opinion | Niall Ferguson

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The release of “Dunkirk” provides a welcome reminder that there have been bigger disasters in British history than Brexit.

Stage Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/EdwardAlbees-attheZoo-4.jpg Albee’s ‘At Home at the Zoo’ brings his story full circle

Taut, absorbing production at Berkshire Theatre Group exlarges the unsettling tale begun in “The Zoo Story.’’

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Investigations

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If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.

STAT

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The DEA solicited applications to grow marijuana for research nearly a year ago. Since then, the agency has yet to greenlight any.