Donald Trump’s airline went from opulence in the air to crash landing

Real estate mogul Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Texas Air Corp. Chairman Frank Lorenzo during a joint news conference on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1988 at the Plaza Hotel in New York. Trump ended a week of speculation by announcing he has agreed to buy Eastern Airlines’ profitable Northeast air shuttle for $365 million in cash. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Trump Shuttle is one pearl in a string of failures during one of Trump’s most difficult stretches as a businessman.

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// What role does race play in Donald Trump’s Mass. appeal?

Trump’s support doesn’t always come from the people and places you might expect.


// Trump-Clinton battle could upend electoral map

The new map is mostly thanks to the unique nature of the match-up between the pair of New Yorkers.

// Why D.C.’s think tanks can’t figure out Trump

Donald Trump’s largely unconventional approach to policy issues has left experts wondering how to get their arms around his platform.

Memorial Day

// Cape traffic expected to be heavy this afternoon

The state highway administrator says people should consider taking the Cape Flyer train or taking a ferry.

// A slow start for Memorial Day travelers

A crash was reported on Route 24 in Stoughton, and drivers were seeing delays on other major highways.

// Potentially record-breaking heat to persist for Memorial Day weekend

Boston and other communities could set new records on Saturday, forecasters said.

May 26, 2016 - Logan International Airport Terminal A Travelers wait in the security check-point line at Logan International Airport terminal A Security lines have become hours-long waits at airports around the country due to TSA cutbacks, and although they have not been as bad at Logan, local airport officials are closely monitoring the situation as the busy summer travel season begins. business,27logan(2),johnston (Katherine Taylor for The Boston Globe)

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Logan fends off long security lines

In Boston, things are running so smoothly that the TSA redeployed Logan’s security director to work with a new management team in Chicago.


// Wade Boggs’s number finally retired by Red Sox

The Red Sox Thursday night did something they should have done a long time ago: They retired Wade Boggs’s No. 26.

A video this week showed Officer Edward P. Barrett on top of a pedestrian with his knee on the man’s back.

Officer in scuffle faced prior allegations of excessive force

The off-duty officer was captured on video roughing up a pedestrian who struck the officer’s car window with an umbrella.

U.S. President Barack Obama hugs Shigeaki Mori, an atomic bomb survivor; creator of the memorial for American WWII POWs killed at Hiroshima, during a ceremony at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack, bringing global attention both to survivors and to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons. (AP Photo Carolyn Kaster)

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In historic visit, Obama pays respects at Hiroshima

The visit presents a diplomatic tightrope for a US president trying to make history without ripping open old wounds.

// Funeral for slain Auburn officer to be held Friday

Thousands attended Thursday’s wake for Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr., who was fatally shot after making a traffic stop.

// ‘I appreciate my freedom because of you,’ victim tells abuser

Nathaniel Kibby pleaded guilty to sexual assault, kidnapping, and other charges in a horrific case that caught international attention.

// 23 athletes test positive in reanalysis of Olympic doping samples

The IOC announced the results after reexamining 265 samples from the London Games using improved techniques.


// Study links cell phone exposure to cancer

Researchers exposed rats to the radiation emitted by cell phones and found a higher incidence of two types of cancer.

16LarkHotels- Interior of The Christopher Hotel. (Rarebrick)


This is not your grandma’s B & B

An Amesbury-based hotel group has been swooping in on tony New England destinations and overhauling iconic buildings. Will it work?

// Watch: Harvard graduate’s convocation speech goes viral

About 3 million people had viewed Donovan Livingston’s spoken poetry on race and education in the one day after he delivered it.

// In Government Center, a nifty development trick

How do you turn a hulking garage above one of Boston’s busiest streets into a glittering garden of towers without closing the facility?

Opinion & Ideas


// Employers want noncompetes, but what’s it worth to them?

Time and freedom are worth something, and compensation is in order when they’re restricted.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

ground game

// Why the State Dept. e-mail investigation really matters

The report could affect Hillary Clinton’s ability to pivot her campaign heading into the general election.

The Big Picture

Mount Sinabung erupts

Mount Sinabung erupted violently in Indonesia this week, killing at least seven and forcing thousands to flee.