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

Boston, MA - 9/17/1989: The Trump Shuttle gets ready to take off from Logan International Airport in Boston on Sept. 17, 1989. (Pam Berry/Globe Staff) --- BGPA Reference: 160517_MJ_015 22trumpshuttle

Pam Berry/Globe staff/file

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

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

// 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.

// 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

Drivers are already seeing delays, but MassDOT warned that peak travel volumes occur between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday.

// 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)

Katherine Taylor for The Boston Globe

Logan fends off long security lines

In Boston, things are going 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.

// ‘My name is not ‘Billy,’ My name is William.’

Billy Corgan, of the Smashing Pumpkins, talking to fans from the stage at a concert in Lima, Peru

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.

US President Barack Obama (R) holds a minute silence after placing a wreath at the cenotaph in the Peace Momorial park in Hiroshima on May 27, 2016 with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Obama on May 27 paid a moving tribute to victims of the world's first nuclear attack. / AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURATOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images


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.

Nathaniel Kibby.


Man accused of kidnapping, rape pleads guilty

“I never look at sunshine in the same way,” Nathaniel Kibby’s victim, who was held captive for nine months in N.H., said Thursday.

// 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.

// 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.

// Mass. Senate moves to ban plastic shopping bags

The bag push, adopted by a bipartisan vote, is meant to make the state more environmentally friendly and was cheered by green advocates.

Shirley Leung

// Sumner Redstone lawsuit may be this summer’s best beach read

The lawsuit is more than the latest twist in a family soap opera and its outcome may shape the future of Viacom and CBS.

Governor Baker reshapes state fisheries board

The Baker administration’s dramatic reshaping of a state fisheries board by removing seven of its nine members has roiled the industry.

// 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.