Hiker’s family decries reports that criticized her skills

The family’s statement said Geraldine Largay was cogent and had considerable experience hiking.

Joyce Linehan, Mayor Walsh’s chief of policy.

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E-mails link Walsh’s inner circle to scandal

One of Mayor Walsh’s closest advisers was brought into discussions about organized labor by founders of the Boston Calling concert.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/27burlington_itjl-7A.jpg Burlington College closes under unwanted spotlight

These last two weeks, students have been scrambling to transfer to other colleges, while graduates rushed to save thesis projects.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke during a rally in San Diego.

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In San Diego, Trump shames ‘Mexican’ judge as protesters storm streets

As hundreds of protesters outside his rally, Donald Trump reveled on stage in the drama his candidacy has created.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Scot_Lehigh_150px-1760.jpg In search of Bill Weld’s real motive

Sometimes something completely out of the blue doesn’t surprise you a bit.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/27/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/walsh_boyscouts_11-6211.jpg Boston unveils safety plans for the summer

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced plans to partner with police, clergy, and other community groups for a safe summer.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_Groundbreaking_667552.jpg Taunton casino opponents ask judge to halt construction

The group of Taunton property owners who sued to block a $1 billion casino stepped up their legal challenge Friday.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/jacoby-1793.jpg Up and down — but mostly up — the income ladder

In the US, neither poverty nor wealth is immutable, and no one’s station in life is fixed at birth.

Memorial Day

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Volunteers serve as guardians of the graves

This Memorial Day, you’ll see their work at historic ceremonies in Gloucester, Middleborough, and Northborough.

 Cambridge Ma 05/27/16 Rush Hour Morning break on the Charles River Globe photo David Ryan

Potentially record-breaking heat to persist for Memorial Day weekend

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

A funeral service was held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church for Auburn Police officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. who was shot and killed last weekend.

Tarentino describes his dreams of becoming a police officer in letter read at funeral

At the funeral for Auburn police officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. Friday, a former colleague closed his eulogy by reading a letter his friend wrote as an academy student.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/bcfriday-10.jpg Photos from Boston Calling on City Hall Plaza

The seventh outing of the Boston Calling Music Festival opened Friday night.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/23/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/P1000753.jpg The best trail you’ve likely never heard of is on Canada’s east coast

Despite recognition by National Geographic, Newfoundland’s East Coast Trail remains virtually unknown to Americans.

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Filed under ‘trans’ — or not

There are some unique challenges facing researchers who want to document transgender history.

Blue Jays 7, Red Sox 5

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/534782744[1]-9808.jpg Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays overpower Red Sox

Donaldson is 13 of 33 (.394) with three doubles, a triple, four home runs, and 11 RBIs in eight games against the Sox this year.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/23/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/IMG_1774.jpg In search of Anthony Bourdain, armed with just a camera and a love of travel

Ray Williams left Boston’s shores and arrived in the majestic terra firma of Iceland with little more than the idea to make a travel film about . . . something.

On the Job

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/01/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/22onthejob07.jpg His T-shirts challenge Muslim stereotypes

Quincy-based Sidikii Clothing Co. combats prejudices through edgy designs.

Opinion & Ideas


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-1804.jpg Welcome to the ‘nothing matters’ election

In the Year of Trump, policy takes a back seat to partisanship and tribe.

Life sciences

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

Ground Game

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_B7415.jpg 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

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Obama’s historic Hiroshima visit

President Obama became the first sitting US president to visit the Japanese city, where he paid tribute to the 140,000 lives lost in the 1945 atomic bombing.